Shuttle bus to the Roman underground Catacombs
Activities

Shuttle bus to the Roman underground Catacombs

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , German
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: up to 2 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Discover one of the largest catacombs in Rome and with its 17 km of tunnels and corridors
  • Learn about the life of the early Christian communities
  • Enjoy an entertaining and instructive ancient Rome multimedial video
What to expect

Reach and visit the catacombs with an audio-guided shuttle bus ride. You can depart from the center of the city and reach the site, where you'll discover one of the largest catacombs in Rome and with its 17 km of tunnels and corridors divided into 4 different levels, for a total of 150,000 burials, and a semi-subterranean Basilica.

You'll get to know more about the life of Christian communities of the early centuries, all the while admiring their architectural testimony, untouched over the centuries: symbolic decorations of stone fragments and magnificent frescoes, a sign of the cult of the martyrs buried in this cemetery.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Visitors over 18 must show their ID and proof of one of the following: a full vaccination or first vaccination (this requirement varies depending on the country) received at least 15 days prior, recovery from a COVID-19 infection in the past 6 months, or a negative result from a PCR or antigen test taken no more than 48 hours before the experience starts. This may also apply to those aged 12 and above
  • Proof of COVID-19 vaccination or a negative result from a recent antigen or molecular test may be required, please check the local requirements before your visit.
  • What's included
    • Shuttle bus round trip from the city center to the Roman catacombs
    • 25-minute ancient Rome multimedia video
    • Entrance ticket to the Roman Catacombs
    • Guided tour within the Catacombs
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Pick-up service
    Reduced price
    • Children (6-15): reduced
    • Infants (0-5): free
    Where

    Piazza d'Ara Coeli 16, Rome

    Meeting point:

    At the Touristation office, next to Piazza Venezia. Facing the Vittorio Emanuele building, keep walking on the right-hand side, cross the bus stop and the gardens. In front of the office, you'll find a small fountain.

    What to remember
    • Due to the delicate nature of the site, travelers cannot visit the catacombs independently; all visits must be part of a guided group or private tour. The guided tour is included in the price
    • Catacomb tours are not recommended for travelers who suffer from claustrophobia
    • The Catacombs are a sacred site: guests should dress appropriately. Please make sure that your shoulders and thighs are covered
    • Bring a light jacket with you, as it can get cold underground
    • If you select the tour on Wednesday you'll be visiting the Santa Domitilla Catacombs. The rest of the week the San Callisto Catacombs will be visited
    • Unfortunately, the tour is not accessible to visitors in wheelchairs or with severe motor disabilities
    • The tour includes a long-distance walk, stairs and climbing; it is recommended to wear comfortable shoes
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    When
    • Please refer to the calendar for updated starting times and availability
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    Provider
    Ticketstation srl
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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