Private Tour of San Callisto Catacombs Description
Take this opportunity to visit the San Callisto Catacombs with this private tour in Rome, comfortable in your private luxury vehicle.
Rome is the capital of Italy and the Lazio region. The city is located in the central-western portion of the Italian Peninsula, along the shores of Tiber River.
Get to know the underground side of Rome in this private tour, where you will visit old churches from the 4th and 5th Century. For some years, Christianity was forbidden in Rome, this is why they were forced to bury their familiars outside the walls of Rome and do their religious rituals there.
The San Callisto Catacombs was the first cemetery of the Roman Community. From the 5th century onward, the catacombs became obsolete, so for that reason, the Christians began to bury on the surface.
We will pick you up in your hotel or place of choice in Rome and your private driver, together with your oficial tour guide, will take you on a private tour to the underground Rome, where you will get to know some of the most historical sites of the city.
This is a complete half-day experience in Rome that you will be able to personalized as your own needs. Other half-day tour based on historical sites is our private tour of Ostia Antica from Rome, take a look!
Private Tour of San Callisto Catacombs | Points of Interest and Landmarks
Firstly, your private driver and official tour guide will pick you up from your hotel or place of choice in Rome at your desired time. You will be able to enjoy and admire the great architecture and sights of Rome’s most important and well-known monuments.
Secondly, you will be able to visit the crypt, where many of the first popes were buried. Due to the big number of saints buried there, the San Callisto Catacombs are a site of peregrination.
Thirdly, you will visit a part of the old galleries that its host more than 1 million tombs. The oldest part takes us through the Crypts of Lucina and Santa Cecilia.
Finally, while your driver and guide take you back to your hotel in Rome, you will also enjoy a panoramic tour through the beautiful city of Rome.
The private tour has a duration of 4 hours from the moment of pickup to the moment of drop off in your hotel or place of choice in Rome. Skip-the-line entrance to the Catacombs of Rome, included in the price of this private tour. If you are interested in visiting any other monument in Rome, please don’t hesitate in contacting us.