The tour starts with a first stop on the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore and San Giovanni in Laterano, Via Appia Antica e Catacombe.
The first stop will be on the Esquiline Hill where our guide will show you some of the treasures inside the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, before continuing by coach to stop and see the Holy Staircase and the Lateran Palace before visiting inside the Basilica of San Giovanni*, the cathedral of Rome (visit inside).
Then proceeding along the Ancient Appian Way, you will pass by the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis before arriving at the Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries and first hiding places for the Christians. A visit will be made to either the Catacombs of S. Callisto, Santa Domitilla or San Sebastiano depending upon seasonal conditions.
The tour will end with a spectacular view of the Baths of Emperor Caracalla.
Return to the vicinity of your hotel.
DETAILS OF THE TOUR:
Every afternoon except March 20st, Christmas, New Year and Easter.
Approx. 3 hours
From Hotel 1:30/2:15 pm Nov. - Feb.
From Agency 2:30 pm Nov. - Feb.
From Hotel 2:00/2:40 pm Mar. - Oct.
From Agency 3:00 pm Mar. - Oct.
COST: € 47,00
*NB: entrance to basilicas and catacombs requires appropriate attire (no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders). it is also advisable to wear comfortable shoes for both visits.