Christianity in ancient Rome Private Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia port

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.

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9 hours


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  • What's included :
    • 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
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Gratuities
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombs of Saint Callixtus
    • Entry/Admission - Carcer Tullianum
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Basilica di Santa Sabina, Piazza Pietro d'Illiria 1, 00153 Rome Italy

    You will see here an example of the first churches built in Rome

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Chiesa del Domine Quo Vadis, Via Appia Antica, 51, Rome Italy

    According to the tradition you will see here the footprint of Jesus who appeared to Saint Peter on his way out of the city along the Appian Way

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Catacombs of Saint Callixtus, Via Appia Antica 110, 00179 Rome Italy

    After paying 8 euro per person on site, you will be escorted by a guide that works for the Catacombs through the underground tunnels

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Abbazia di San Paolo Fuori Le Mura, Via Ostiense 186, 00146 Rome Italy

    See and admire the magnificent of this Basilica where St Paul is buried

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Carcer Tullianum, Clivo Argentario 1, 00186 Rome Italy

    See where St Peter and St Paul were imprisoned. Cost to enter the attraction goes from 8 to 12 euro per person

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Arcibasilica di San Giovanni in Laterano, Piazza di Porta San Giovanni, 4, 00184 Rome Italy

    The "mother" of all Churches in Rome.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    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 immediatelyPorts
    • Civitavecchia port
    Departure Time :
    7:30 AM
    Return Detail :
    Hotel Pickup :
    • 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
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.



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Organised by Rome Private Excursions

Activity ID: V-20217P18

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