What To Expect
Embark on a mind-blowing adventure as you tour around the city of Rome and discover some of its historic yet secluded sites on a 3 hour guided walking tour of Ancient Roman Houses of the Celio district. Travel back to the past as you explore places filled with stories and mysteries.
Begin the tour at the top of Celio Hill highlighting the area of the Saints John and Paulo Basilica and see about 20 decorated rooms from 5 different houses were discovered during excavations. Then, learn about the historic Roman road of Clivo Scauro as you discover a hidden part of the city and admire its arches from the Imperial period.
Continue to the glorious Oratory of St. Andrew of Celio and have a glimpse of its "Flagellation of Saint Andrew" frescoes by Domenichino. Head towards St. Gregory Magno Basilica of Celio to admire its ornate interior and arcades. Hear about the supposedly meeting place and baptismal pool of early Christians as you explore the Imperial ruins in the grounds.
Hotel pick-up and drop-off
Entrance fees to the Ancient Houses of Celio
Meals and drinks
Tips and gratuities
Children 6 years old and below are free of charge.
Tour operates with a maximum of 25 guests per guide.
Wear comfortable clothes shoes. Please bring a rain coat and/or umbrella in winter, and sun lotion and an umbrella for shade in the summer.
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1 hour and 30 minutes
5 days / 4 nights
8 hours and 15 minutes