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Roman Catacombs and Ancient Appian Way Skip-The-Line Included Halfday from Rome

Explore one of the unique underground Christian Catacombs of Rome:
• or St. Callixtus
• or St. Sebastian
• or St. Domitilla
After the Catacombs you will visit the Ancient Appian Way and Cecilia Metella Mausoleum.
Licensed tour guide and tickets included.
Private or Shared Tour available options.

Worry-Free and Safe Private Tour Experience, operated only with:
• Expert Professional English-Speaking Drivers
• Selected local Expert Licensed Tour Guides (when booked)
• Welcoming by private licensed fully-insured air-conditioned comfortable Vehicles

per adult from

$212

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Hotel pickup and dropoff
    • Dedicated Local expert tour guide
    • Skip-The-Line entrance tickets to one of the Catacombs
    • Air-conditioned, fully insured and licensed legal vehicle with professional English Speaking Driver
    • Entry/Admission - Via Appia Antica
    What's excluded :
    • Lunch, Food and drinks
    • Tipping is not included in our service fees,It is never mandatory although it is always appreciated
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Via Appia Antica, Via Appia, Rome Italy

    Halfday tour 3 hours in total.
    You will visit one among the following Catacombs:
    St. Callixtus or St. Sebastian or St. Domitilla.
    Visit duration is about 1 hour.
    Skip-The-Line Tickets included.
    Once you get to the Catacombs you'll start your visit inside with a small-group tour in your preferred language given by the Catacombs staff (available in English, French, German and Spanish).
    After the Catacombs visit, with your licensed guide, you to will see:
    - Ancient Appian Way
    - Cecilia Metella Mausoleum (from ouside)
    At the end of the tour your driver will take you back to your accommodation in Rome.

    Duration: 3 hours

    Pass By: Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, Via Appia Antica 110, 00179 Rome Italy

    Catacombs of San Callixtus:
    The Crypt of the Popes, or the Catacombs of Callixtus, were built after AD 150. It takes its name from the deacon Saint Callixtus, proposed by Pope Zephyrinus in the administration of the same cemetery - on his accession as pope, he enlarged the complex, and soon it became the official one for the Roman Church. The arcades, where more than fifty martyrs and sixteen pontiffs were buried, form part of a complex graveyard that occupies 15 hectares and is around 12 miles (20 km) long.

    Pass By: Catacombe di Santa Domitilla, Via delle Sette Chiese 282, 00147 Rome Italy

    Catacombs of St. Domitilla:
    These are the oldest of Rome's underground burial networks, and the only ones to still contain bones. They are also the best preserved and one of the most extensive of all the Catacombs. Included in their passages are a 2nd-century fresco of the Last Supper and other valuable artifacts. There are around 4,000,000 bodies buried in St. Domitilla. They are the only Catacombs that have a subterranean Basilica.

    Pass By: Catacombe San Sebastiano, Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome Italy

    Catacombs of St. Sebastian:
    One of the smallest Christian cemeteries, the Catacombs of San Sebastiano have always been some of the most accessible catacombs and are thus some of the least preserved (of the four original floors, the first is almost completely gone). On the left end of the right hand wall of the nave of the primitive basilica (rebuilt in 1933 on ancient remains), arches to end the middle of the nave of the actual 13th-century church are visible, along with the outside of the apse of the Chapel of the Relics; whole and fragmentary collected sarcophagi (mostly dating from the 4th century) were found in excavations.

    Pass By: Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Via Appia Antica, 161, 00178 Rome Italy

    The Tomb of Caecilia Metella (from outside):
    It was built during the 1st century BC to honor Caecilia Metella who was the daughter of Quintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus, a roman consul.
    The Tomb of Caecilia Metella is one of the most well known and well preserved monuments along the Via Appia and a popular tourist site.

    Pass By: Via Appia Antica, Via Appia, Rome Italy

    The Appian Way was Europe’s first super highway and remains one of the best attractions in Rome. Possibly the oldest road still in existence, it was ancient Rome’s most important military and economic artery and it’s largely intact today!

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Departure and Return Point: Your accommodation in RomeIn Shared Tour Option only: Your Driver may make a few stops (usually 2/3 stops) along the way to pick up, or drop off, fellow passengers. This means that your Driver could arrive within 15-30 minutes of your scheduled pickup time.
    Return Detail :
    -
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Air-conditioned, fully insured and licensed legal vehicle with professional English-speaking Driver
    • Option Private Tour: This is a private Tour. Only your group will participate. Private Tour can be modified and/or customized (even while on tour). Except inside Catacombs where you'll start your visit inside with a small-group tour mandatorily organized from Catacombs Staff.
    • Option Shared Tour: Solution with a lower price dedicated to travelers sharing the vehicle with a small group (up to 8 people per vehicle). Not customizable. It is not possible to include attractions tickets purchased by your own
    • Christian Catacombs ticket includes the small group tour guide (available languages: English, Spanish, German, French).
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Travelers must provide/bring their own face mask during the experience
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

7

Organised by ItalyBesTours

Activity ID: V-107660P114

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