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City: Rome


Duration:2.5hrs


Start Time: 6.00pm

Highlights

  • For the first time ever, we’re taking you inside Rome’s Catacombs at night, for an experience you’ll never forget.

  • Religion, art or obscenity? Make what you will of the Capuchin ‘Bone’ Crypt, decorated with the remains of 4,000 monks.

  • With transport between sites we take the hassle out of your Rome Catacombs night tour, returning you to the city center in time for dinner.

Tour Description

A World Exclusive: Visit the Catacombs After Closing

The Catacombs of Rome make for an incredible visit. Hidden beneath the city, these maze-like graveyards were created by Rome’s first Christians during a time when their religion was heavily persecuted. They can plunge six stories down into the ground and once held the remains of saints, martyrs, and thousands of early converts.

Visiting today, however, the catacombs may not feel as secretive as they once did. Rome Catacomb tours are becoming increasingly popular. And as the foot traffic rises, so does the noise level.

That's why we're offering the first Rome Catacombs night tour. With only Walks of Italy groups inside the catacomb, your visit is guaranteed to be intimate and mysterious. Your guide will be easy t...

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A World Exclusive: Visit the Catacombs After Closing

The Catacombs of Rome make for an incredible visit. Hidden beneath the city, these maze-like graveyards were created by Rome’s first Christians during a time when their religion was heavily persecuted. They can plunge six stories down into the ground and once held the remains of saints, martyrs, and thousands of early converts.

Visiting today, however, the catacombs may not feel as secretive as they once did. Rome Catacomb tours are becoming increasingly popular. And as the foot traffic rises, so does the noise level.

That's why we're offering the first Rome Catacombs night tour. With only Walks of Italy groups inside the catacomb, your visit is guaranteed to be intimate and mysterious. Your guide will be easy to hear and interact with and the Catacombs themselves will be transformed. Step back in time 2,000 years with an unforgettable experience of Rome’s hidden history.

See a Chapel Decorated with the Bones of 4,000 Monks

Your Rome Catacomb night tour starts at the Capuchin Crypt; an incredible series of rooms decorated with the bones of 4,000 monks. There are light fixtures made from spinal bones, a coat of (real) arms, and a few full skeletons still wearing their monk’s robes.

Included in your ticket is the Capuchin Museum, where your guide will point out a disputed Caravaggio and some strange mementos of monks. Then you’ll board a private vehicle for the journey across town to the highlight of our tour.

The most Historically Significant Catacombs - All to Yourself

Our Rome Catacombs Night Tour has exclusive nighttime access to the incredible Catacombs of San Sebastiano. Apart from their historical and religious significance, they're also one of the most atmospheric – especially when you’re there alone! Headsets don’t work underground so you’ll be particularly grateful for the peace and quiet (and for your small group of only 18 people or fewer) as you follow your guide through the winding underground passages.

One thing is for sure: It will be an experience you won’t soon forget.

  • Sites Visited
  • Capuchin ‘Bone’
  • Crypt Capuchin Museum
  • San Sebastiano Catacombs
  • Included
  • Special access to Rome Catacombs after closing
  • Tickets to the Capuchin Crypt & Museum
  • Round-trip transport between sites
  • Expert local tour guide (fluent in English)

Reviews

5-stars from over 556 Customer Reviews

Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. The terrain is a little rocky but I use a cane and was still able to manage. Would definitely recommend!

Florence

Jan 11, 2019

Our guide Rihanna was the best guide. She made the history/stories interesting and was very knowledgeable in every topic we brought up. Wish we could book her on other tours when ever we get a chance to go back to Rome.

Katherine

Jan 21, 2019

The guide was excellent, very friendly and knowledgeable. Everything ran smoothly and on time. The group was a good size, not too large. I was very pleased with the tour.

Amy

Jan 14, 2019

Excellent tour with a very knowledgeable tour guide. The terrain is a little rocky but I use a cane and was still able to manage. Would definitely recommend!

Florence

Jan 11, 2019

Our guide Rihanna was the best guide. She made the history/stories interesting and was very knowledgeable in every topic we brought up. Wish we could book her on other tours when ever we get a chance to go back to Rome.

Katherine

Jan 21, 2019

Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2011-2014

Important Information

Before you travel, please read our important notes about possible disruptions & site entrance requirements.