Trastevere: from Roman times to the Middle Ages

Rome, Italy

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icon3 hours  (Approx.)
iconOffered in: English and 4 more
Overview

A journey back in time from Roman times to the Middle Ages, through archaeological finds and masterpieces of art. Perfect for enthusiasts but also for those wishing to discover the hidden jewels of Rome less frequented by mass tourism.

Priority admission ticket
Earphones
Professional Guide
Foods and Drinks
Gratuities
Transportation to and from the hotel

Departure Point

Santa Cecilia in Trastevere, Piazza di Santa Cecilia, 22, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Departure Time

10:00 AM

Return Details

Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere, Piazza di Santa Maria in Trastevere, 00153 Roma RM, Italy
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Santa Cecilia in Trastevere
Under Santa Cecilia, located at a depth of several meters, there are the buildings from the Roman period transformed into a church in the early Christian age (4th-6th century AD), and later in the current great basilica. The church also contains two true masterpieces of medieval art: the apse mosaics, made during the ninth century. and the frescoes in the choir, painted by the painter Piero Cavallini in the mid-13th century
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Basilica of Our Lady in Trastevere
The second stop on the tour is the Basilica of Santa Maria In Trastevere, founded according to legend by Pope Callisto, in the 3rd century. It was completely rebuilt during the 12th century. and the apse was decorated with an extraordinary mosaic showing the Virgin and Christ on the throne. Recommended for lovers of archeology and the history of art.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.Learn more about cancellations.

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