Private Tour: Basilicas Of Rome

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Instant Confirmation
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  • Duration: 7 Hrs
  • Language:
    English
  • Departure Time :
    8am
  • Departure Details :
    Your accommodation in Rome
  • Return Details :
    Your accommodation in Rome
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Explore five of Romes major basilicas with an option to visit the Catacombs ancient burial site, on this seven-hour private tour including transportation from your Rome hotel by air-conditioned vehicle. Visit the Eternal Citys St. Paul Outside the Walls, Santa Maria Maggiore, St. John Lateran, Holy Cross in Jerusalem, and Church of Domine Quo Vadis, learning from your private guide about their design and the relics, including from the Passion of Jesus, housed inside their ornate chambers.

Highlights

  • Exclusive to Viator
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Hotel pickup included
  • Fully narrated tour
  • Private tour is operated with just your party and a guide/driver

Know More about this tour

Uncover Christianitys history and architectural influence on the Eternal City during this seven-hour tour beginning at your Rome hotel at 8am. Be sure to dress modestly since you will be visiting churches with strict dress codes, including no shorts or sleeveless tops allowed andknees and shoulders covered for men and women.

Youll travel by air-conditioned vehicle to St. Paul Outside the Walls and your guide will spend about 30 minutes explaining its significance as you experience the grandeur of its altars, ceiling, and sculptures. Youll next travel for about 30 minutes to the other side of the city, to visit Santa Maria Maggiore, hearing the legend of the churchs construction by a Roman patrician and his wife after receiving a vision from the Virgin Mary. Nearby, youll visit St. John Lateran, where your guide will explain the significance of the churchs many Renaissance artworks, and its role as the seat of the Pope. Take a brief 10 minute walk to nearby Basilica of the holy cross in jerusalem, one of Romes seven pilgrimage churches, housing relics said to be from the Passion of Jesus, including thorns from his crown, and pieces of the cross. Your guide will make recommendations for lunch, and after a leisurely meal, youll travel along historical Appian Way for about 20 minutes to Church of Domine Quo Vadis. There, youll see footprints in marble that are popularly held to be a miraculous sign left by Jesus. If the tour schedule allows, you will visit the nearby Catacombs, a subterranean ancient Christian burial site. Your tour will conclude with an included transfer back to your Rome hotel at about 3pm.

Inclusions

  • English Speaking driver
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees 8 euro per person for the Catacombs
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch at your own expense

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

A moderate amount of walking is involved

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

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