Private Basilicas and Secret Underground Catacombs Tour

Visit two of the most important Basilicas of the Catholic world and the unforgettable Catacombs. See the worshipped Holy Stairs at St. John's in Lateran. The heart of Christianity from the time of the persecutions to the rise of the Pope's power. A fascinating journey into the history of Catholic Rome

4 hours
Mobile & printed vouchers accepted


  • Pickup from selected Hotel and transport
  • Journey inside and explore the Catacombs on the ancient Appian way
  • See the primitive Basilicas
  • Walk through the famed Basilica of St. John in Lateran


  • Pickup (only in hotels listed in central Rome)
  • Hotel Dropoff
  • Entrance ticket to Catacombs
  • Expert local guide


  • Food or beverages
  • Tips
  • Optional gratuities
  • Extra

Please Note

  • Sleeveless shirts and shorts are not permitted inside churches
  • Time schedule for private tours will be confirmed at time of reservation request, unless differently indicated on the itinerary.
  • Tours start and end at centrally located hotels or areas designated by the client (centrally located).
Important Notes:
  • Please advise your clients, upon their arrival in Rome, to call our office to reconfirm all the pick-up times of their excursions.
  • Prices for museums and sites could be increased or extra fees for temporary exhibitions might be applied by their Managing Companies without prior notice: this is beyond our control and we cannot be deemed responsible for these changes.
These increases are applicable also on bookings previously confirmed: the extra charge will have to be paid in cash at the time of departure if no different indications are given.
  • A supplement may incur for services booked on special dates e.g. festivities, bank holidays, Sundays etc. We will inform about the supplement during the reservation confirmation.
Supplements & Notes:
  • Entrance fees to monuments are not included if not mentioned under Inclusions.
  • Cancellation policy: it will be communicated at the moment of the final confirmation.
ALL RATES ARE PER PERSON Cancellation Fees: Until 15 working days before departure no penalty Between 14 & 7 working days before departure 25% From 6 to 4 working days before departure 50% From 3 days or no-show 100% Working days: from Monday to Friday. In case a different cancellation policy applies, we will notify it at the moment of the booking.


  • Sleeveless shirts and shorts are not permitted inside churches


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Private Basilicas and Secret Underground Catacombs Tour

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After being picked up from your hotel (if centrally located and accessible), begin your day with a visit to two of the most important Basilicas in the world; the Basilicas of Saint John in Lateran and Saint Mary Maggiore.

The Basilica of Saint John in Lateran is the oldest of Rome's four main basilicas, and is home to the Holy Steps, one of the city's most important pilgrimage sites. From there, head to the Basilica of Saint Mary Maggiore, which houses an amazing collection of historic and religious artifacts. Admire 5th century mosaics and the remarkable Crypt of the Nativity.

Then continue along the historic Appian way with your guide, passing the Chapel of Domine Quo Vadis before arriving at the ancient Roman underground Catacombs. Explore these remarkable subterranean cemeteries, some of which were started in the 2nd century. See amazing historic artwork in the catacombs, and learn about how these underground passageways give a window into the early days of Christianity.

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Pickup Info

Pick up service is included. Please note pick up will start 30/45 mins before tour departure
Phone nr 0039 06432181 - 0039.348.8105614 - e mail contact: [email protected]