Catacombs and Underground Rome Small Group Tour by Minivan

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What To Expect

Enjoy a fascinating tour of underground Rome with visits to the majestic San Clemente Church and its extraordinary remains, the Appian Way and either the San Sebastian or San Domitilla Catacombs.

Specifications

Type:
Underground Tours in Rome
Departs From:
Rome
Meeting Point:
Outside the Colosseum underground station
Duration:
3 hours
Availability:
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at 2:00 PM
Product Code:
3345
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Description

During your tour of catacombs and underground Rome, you will see the famous Appian Way before arriving at the catacomb included in your tour (either San Sebastian or San Domitilla).

By descending into this subterranean world, enter into a labyrinth of chambers and narrow corridors which were the ancient Christina burial grounds and learn all that relates to the funeral procedure back in ancient times.

Going back to Rome, you will visit the magnificent church of San Clemente where you'll enjoy a journey back in time as you descend down three levels and through 2000 years of history.

The medieval church was built over the remains of a 4th century basilica which at its turn covers older buildings from the time of the Emperor Nero and a sanctuary dedicated to the oriental divinity Mithras. The medieval basilica houses, one of the finest mosaics from the time, representing the Tree of Life.

Your tour of underground Rome concludes at the church, which is centrally-located and close to the Colosseum.

Includes

  • Highly qualified driver-guide

  • Transportation by minivan

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

  • Entrance fees to San Clemente and the San Sebastian or San Domitilla Catacomb

Please Note

  • Participants must be at least 6 years old to join this tour.

  • This tour has a 5 passenger minimum requirement and is subject to cancellation if minimum is not met. Please call at least 24 hours prior to departure to confirm schedule.

  • This tour can accommodate a maximum of 15 guests.

  • Shoulders and knees must be covered in order to enter the churches.

  • The entrance fees to San Clemente Church and the San Sebastian or San Domitilla Catacomb are to be paid on site.

Cancellation Policy

  • Free cancellation: 9 days or more prior to start date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 5 to 8 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 4 days or less prior to date of activity.

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