Christian Rome 6-Hour Private Tour

19 Reviews
from €422 EUR (Group Price)
Duration: 6 Hours
 Seller: Viator

Enter the early times of Christian background on a special, 6-hour tour of Rome’s holy sites, and experience the city where Constantine the Great, St. Peter and St. Paul stayed and preached.

Embark on an unforgettable journey through the heart of Christian Rome with our private, full-day tour. Explore the city’s most sacred sites and uncover the stories behind Rome’s rich Christian heritage. With our expert English-speaking driver, your group will experience unparalleled access to ancient relics, majestic basilicas, and the awe-inspiring Catacombs.


1. Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore: A Timeless Treasure

Begin your day with a visit to the magnificent 5th-century Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, one of the four Papal basilicas in Rome. Marvel at its intricate mosaics, the stunning coffered ceiling, and the beautiful Chapel of the Nativity. Gain a deeper understanding of the basilica’s historical and spiritual significance while admiring its breathtaking beauty.

2. Basilica of St. John Lateran: The Mother Church of Rome

Next, venture to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the oldest and most important of the four Papal basilicas. Discover the stories behind its storied history, from the time of Constantine to the present day. Explore the basilica’s many treasures, including the Holy Stairs, the stunning mosaics, and the beautiful statues of the Apostles.

3. Pontius Pilate’s Steps: A Journey of Faith

Continue your tour with a visit to the Scala Sancta, the sacred steps believed to have been walked by Jesus during his trial before Pontius Pilate. Ascend the marble steps, now encased in wood for preservation, and join the thousands of pilgrims who have journeyed to this sacred site for centuries.

4. The Catacombs of Rome: A Testament to Early Christianity

After visiting the awe-inspiring basilicas, journey to the mysterious Catacombs, the ancient underground burial sites of early Christians. Discover the stories of the martyrs who were laid to rest in these hidden tunnels, and marvel at the intricate frescoes and inscriptions that adorn the walls. Uncover the secrets of Rome’s subterranean world and gain a deeper appreciation for the enduring faith of its early Christians.

What's Included
  • Private, full-day tour with an English-speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned sedan or minivan
  • Live commentary on board
What's not Included
  • Food and drinks.
Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day before tour starts.

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