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Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour

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  • Combine visits to Rome’s most popular catacombs and crypts
  • Skip-the-line access to popular sites saves time
  • Entrance fees included for each stop on the tour
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Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour
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Skip the Line: Crypts and Roman Catacombs Small-Group Walking Tour
US$81.17
Overview
Save time at Rome’s popular catacombs and crypts with skip-the-line access on this half-day guided walking tour. You’ll combine visits to numerous, fascinating highlights including the Basilica of San Clemente, the Domitilla Catacomb, the Capuchin Crypt, and Appian Way. Listen to your guide share insightful commentary on these ancient sites and provide context to understand historic Christian worship sites and burial customs.
What to Expect
Meet your guide and group at Piazza Barberini in central Rome. Head to Capuchin Crypt while your guide tells you about ancient Rome. At the crypt museum, see one of Caravaggio’s famous paintings, St. Francis in Meditation. Hear about the crypt’s unusual chapels made entirely out of human bones.

Heading toward Appian Way, listen to commentary about the road’s history, including the hundreds of miles of underground space beneath it that were used as burial grounds and secret worship spots for persecuted Christians. Skip the long lines at this popular attraction, saving valuable vacation time.

You’ll skip the line again at Basilica of San Clemente, comprised of three 12th-century structures built on top of each other. Listen as your guide explains the history of the Renaissance-era mosaics and frescoes before leaving you on your own to explore further if you wish.
Reviews (2,303)
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Reviewed 2 days ago
Amazing Experience!

This tour was well organised and very interesting. We took our 11 years old and he was very interested in everything that he saw and heard about the catacombs. The tour guide was very knowledgeble and entreteining. I highly recommmend this tour to everyone.

Thank CG1a
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile
Fascinating

Very interesting tour. Very informative and gives you things to think about. More relaxed overall, not as much walking as others as a bus takes you from place to place.

Thank Zack W
Reviewed 5 days ago
Excellent experience

Marco and Sean the guides were brilliant knowledgeable intresting and nearly funny pick up on time great organisation of event

1  Thank stevehawk1963
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
A Fascinating Surprise!!

I had decided to do this after looking online and I didn’t quite know what to expect. It was far beyond my expectations! It was very comprehensive, incredibly fascinating and goes far beyond the description. Seeing layers upon layers of cities and going to multiple...More

1  Thank Alexandra P
Reviewed 1 week ago
One of the best parts of our trip! Amazing!!

Honestly this tour was one of the best parts of our trip!! It was so fascinating and our guide was amazing. She was probably the best tour guide we have ever had on any tour we have taken ever. She was nice, funny, easy going...More

Thank Sheridan C
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Kevin B
11 October 2018|
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Response from _dale_j_bergman | Reviewed this property |
Due to the tight quarters and uneven floors, I would not recommend you attempt using a stroller. In the Catacombs, lighting is very dim at certain areas. Having said all that, it’s a fabulous tour. Get Mike if possible.
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Melissa M
29 September 2018|
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Response from LyndaPW | Reviewed this property |
Hi Absolutely you could use public transport. It also depends on which of the catacombs, there are about three opened to the public. The tour I did were quite a distance apart so the convenience of the tour is that they... More
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Nosetwitcher
19 September 2018|
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Response from Amy P | Reviewed this property |
It was about 3 hours. It says 3.5 on their website, I don't remember exactly, but it was not far off from that. Keep in mind, there are 2 bus transfers included in that time.
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