The Appian Way: Ancient Romans Remains and the Catacombs Guided Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level

388228


Categories

First Time Visitor, Local Experience, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

A time travel in Rome *w/Transportation included*


The Appian Way recorded as the queen of the roads, it is still a well-preserved ancient Roman highway, a model of engineering technology.
Like Rome itself, the Appian Way grew and extended over time and nowadays it is a great environmental monument. It is a road of memories, because of the tombs that line its path and the Catacombs underneath.

Tour availability:
St. Sebastiano Catacombs closed on Sunday
St. Callistus Catacombs closed on Wednesday
Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella closed on Monday

>> The tour will be schedule according to the closing days of every single site <<

Itinerary

Pick up wherever you wish within the city and transfer to the Appian Way:
- Catacombs: we might visit CATACOMBS OF ST. CALLISTO or CATACOMBS OF ST. SEBASTIANO. In both cases, we have to join a guided tour group held by the catacombs staff; no one else is allowed to guide down in the catacombs. The starting time of the guided tour is according to the catacombs staff, every 20/30 minutes starts an English guided tour and it lasts about 45 minutes.
- Circus of Maxentius
- Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella and Castrum Caetani (visit inside)
- Villa of Capo di Bove (visit inside)
- Ancient Romans Funerary Monuments along the Appian Way

St. Sebastiano Catacombs closed on Sunday
St. Callistus Catacombs closed on Wednesday
Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella closed on Monday

>> The tour will be scheduled according to the closing days of every single site <<

* Also available without transportation. Just make an inquiry for the actual cost.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Pick up with the professional driver wherever you want within the city (I suppose the best place is your hotel). After your booking confirmation, we will figure it out.
*Pick up at the Cruise Ship Port or at the Airport is also available but it is to be quoted apart (upon request)

End location: Our tour will end on the Appian Way at the Villa of Capo di Bove. Again with the professional driver, I can leave you wherever you want within the city (your hotel, restaurant, monument....). We will decide it on the spot.
*Drop off at the Cruise Ship Port or at the Airport is also available but it is to be quoted apart (upon request).

Duration: 3 hours

Tour availability:
St. Sebastiano Catacombs closed on Sunday
St. Callistus Catacombs closed on Wednesday
Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella closed on Monday

>> The tour will be schedule according to the closing days of every single site <<

Transportation

Pick up and drop off within the city, with a professional driver.
Vehicle models (all with a/c):
- Up to 3 people: Sedan Mercedes Classe E
- Between 3 and 7 people: Viano Mercedes
Apart from the transportation, it will be a walking tour

* the tour can be arranged for larger groups upon request.

* Additional fee for pick up from/to Cruise Port or Airport (upon request - to be quoted apart)

What’s Included

- My time as licensed guide

- Transportation (2 ways as pick up/drop off) within the city, with a professional driver in a a/c Mercedes car or VAN (it depends by the guest's number and also - in case - by luggages). Please Note: No driver available during the tour. Prescheduled meeting time with the driver (the Driver Company applies a fee per hour).

* The tour can be arranged for larger groups upon request.

- Tickets (1 Catacomb + Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella + Villa Capo di Bove)
St. Sebastiano Catacombs closed on Sunday
St. Callistus Catacombs closed on Wednesday
Mausoleum of Cecilia Metella closed on Monday

>> The tour will be scheduled according to the closing days of every single site <<

* Also available without transportation. Just make an inquiry for the actual cost.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 EUR - Personal purchases

What’s Extra

- Drink and snack (upon request)

- Transportation from and to Cruise Port or Airport (upon request - to be quoted apart).

Restrictions

I am not a driver guide but I might include transportation with a professional licensed driver in a/c Mercedes car or Van. (upon request)
Also available special transportation upon request (Cruise - Airport - Pompei - Tuscany...)

Contact this Guide

Questions about the tour? Not seeing exactly what you’re looking for? Contact this guide with questions, or to create a custom itinerary for you and your travel companions.

Message Flaminia F.

Web address (URL) of this page: http://www.toursbylocals.com/Appian-Way-Catacomb-Private-Tour

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