Meet your private air-conditioned vehicle dockside under your ship and transfer directly to Rome. Your English-speakin Driver will wait for you with a sign with your name on and He will be with you during the entire day.
It is impossible to concentrate 17 Centuries of History in one Tour. However, we are immensely pleased to conduct to you to this self-guided visit to the most significant sites of the Catholic Church in Rome.
Official Licensed Guides per 6 hours, if option chosed, are selected by us. The Guide inside the Catacombs, with small group, is included in the ticket.
Included one Papal Blessing on Parchment in English!
(it will be the Apostolic Blessing on Parchement to the Primary Customer's name/surname and Family)
Consider that for exceptionality of the Parchement you must book this Tour minimum 30days before.
What you will visit:
During your Private Touryou will enjoy landmarks such as:
- Saint John Lateran
- The Holy Stairs
- Saint Mary Major
- Saint Paul Outside the Walls
- St. Peters Basilica(if and whenopen)
- Christian Catacombs on the Ancient Appian Way
St. John Lateran:
Dedicated to John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, theBasilica of St. John Lateranis the first among the four major basilicas of Rome.
It is also the cathedral of the bishop of Rome, the Pope, and is thus known asOmnium urbis et orbis Ecclesiarum Mater et Caput: "Cathedral of Rome and of the World."
The Holy Stairs:
According to an ancient Christian tradition, Saint Helena (335), the mother of Constantine, had the stairs transported from Pontius Pilates palace in Jerusalem to Rome. It is believed that Jesus climbed these stairs several times the day he was sentenced to death, thus, they are known as the Scala Pilati or Scala Sancta (the Holy Stairs or Pilates Stairs).
St Mary Major:
The Patriarchal Basilica of St. Mary Major reigns as an authentic jewel in the crown of Roman churches. Its beautiful treasures are of inestimable value, and represent the Church's role as the cradle of Christian artistic civilization in Rome.
St Paul Outside the Walls:
The place where Christians venerated the memory of Saint Paul the Apostle, beheaded under Nero around 65-67 A.D. Above his grave, located along the Ostiense Way, Emperor Constantine builded a Basilica.
St. Peters Basilica:
The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vaticanis the papal enclave within the city of Rome.
The catacombs originated in Rome between the end of the second and the beginning of the third centuries.