The Underground Rome

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Tour Number

Activity Level

297078


Categories

Religious Heritage, Museums / Culture

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 7

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (fluent), English (fluent)

A tour to discover Rome's Underground treasures - Private transportation included


This tour is designed to discover Rome's underground treasures. We will visit Cripta dei Cappuccini, Basilica of St. Clement and Catacombs of St. Callixtus.

We will meet at the entrance of Catacombs of St. Callixtus and we will start the tour exploring the Catacombs themselves in which were buried tens of martyrs, 16 popes and very many Christians. Afterwards, we will visit the three different chronological and structural layers of the Basilica of St. Clement. Using a stairway we will reach the lower basilica, which is dated back to 4th century AD and preserves wonderful medieval frescoes. Running down through another stairway we will arrive in a third underground level, whose structures are dated back to first century AD where we will find a complex of ancient roman houses. Finally, we will visit the Cripta dei Cappuccini located just under the Church Santa Maria della Concezione.

This tour it is not available on Wednesday as the Catacombs of St. Callixtus are closed.

Itinerary

- Pick up at the travellers' accomodation in Rome
- Meeting the guide at the entrance of Catacombs of St. Callixtus
- Visit of Catacombs of St. Callixtus
- Transfer to Basilica of St. Clement
- Visit of Basilica of St. Clement
- Transfer to Cripta dei Cappuccini
- Visit of Cripta dei Cappuccini
- Drop off at the travellers' accomodation

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Main entrance of the Cripta dei Cappuccini, Via Vittorio Veneto 27

End location: Exit of the Catacombs of St. Callixtus

Duration: 4 hours

Not available on Wednesday

Transportation

Private Mercedes Minivan

What’s Included

Other: - All admission fees
- Private transportation
- Guidance

Estimated Local Cash Needed

20 euro - Approximately for meals or souvenirs.

What’s Extra

Other: Every private expenses

Restrictions

All my tours can be customized to meet your needs, please send me your inquiry and I will make an itinerary just for you!

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