Christianity In Ancient Rome Private Shore Excursion From Civitavecchia Port

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  • Duration: 9 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered, Once met at dockside where you will see your driver with a sign and your name on, you will be departing immediately, , Ports, Civitavecchia port, ,
  • Return Details :
    Back to dockside
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Dig into the fascinating history of Christianity in ancient Rome with this private 9 hour shore excursion from the port of Civitavecchia to The eternal city. Visit the places where everything started. Learn what St. Peter and St. Paul did when they were in Rome, where Christians were buried when the religion was prohibited, and how Christianity eventually triumphed.

Know More about this tour

Get picked up from the cruise ship port at 07.30 am. As soon as you disembark look up where all the private drivers are and after you see your name on the sign of your English Speaking driver, get ready for an amazing experience. Remember that there is no need to take any shuttle bus as the driver will be right at the ship dock.

Startwithan intense introduction to the life of St. Peter and St. Paul while approaching the city of Rome. Star with a stop at the Mamertine prison, where the two Saints were kept in chains under Emperor Nero. You can also visit it from the inside.

Move to the Aventine hill, the place where the early Christians started to profess their religion. Visit what once were the first two Domus Iglesias, today known as the Church of Saint Sabina and Saint Prisca, under which the first Christians met in secret.

Move to the Appian Way and explore the Church of Quo Vadis, where you will find amazing evidence of the life of the two Saints. Visit the Catacombs where the early Christians were buried, even if persecuted by the Romans.

Take a break for lunch (own expense) before heading to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls. Explore the Basilica built on top of the tomb of St Paul.

Next, visitSaint Paul outside the Walls to see where St Paul was buried

At 03.00 pm circa you will start to make your way back to the ship.


Local taxes

English Speaking driver

live commentary on baord

Transport by air-conditioned minivan

pick up and drop off from at ship dock

Fuel surcharge

Landing and facility fees


Food and drinks


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Wheelchair accessible

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Please be aware that you will enter religious places so please you need to have knees and shoulders covered

Tickets are extra: 8 euro per person for the Catacombs and 10 euro per person for the Mamertine Prison should you decide to enter

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

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