Rome Christian tour

Enhance your Spirituality on a Christian Tour of Rome

Type: Small group tour
Duration: 3 hours
Availability: Daily, except religious holidays and March 26th
Special information: Entry to churches in Italy requires appropriate attire (no shorts, miniskirts or uncovered shoulders please)

 

A Christian tour of Rome: The Basilicas of Santa Maria Maggiore and Saint John in Lateran - The Ancient Appian Way - Catacombs

This is the perfect tour for you if your want to discover the history of Christianity in Rome and features several beautiful churches and basilicas, as well as Rome's famous catacombs. If is a wonderful choice if you want to deepen your faith in spiritual locations or simply learn more about Christianity.


Tour itinerary

The first stop will be Esquiline Hill, where our guide will show you some of the treasures inside Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, before continuing by coach to the Holy Staircase and the Lateran Palace. Next, you will treated to a visit inside the Basilica of San Giovanni (Saint John in Lateran) and the Cathedral of Rome, where your expert tour guide will explain their significance to the Christian faith in Rome.

Then, proceeding along the Ancient Appian Way, you will pass by the Chapel of "Domine Quo Vadis?" before arriving at the Catacombs, the ancient underground cemeteries and first hiding places for the Christians at a time when they were persecuted for their beliefs. A visit will be made to either the Catacombs of San Callisto, Santa Domitilla or San Sebastiano depending upon seasonal conditions, and the tour will then end with a spectacular view of the Baths of Emperor Caracalla as a beautiful finale to your time discovering the history of Christianity in Rome.

This is a particularly special tour for anyone with an interest in the Christian faith, or those intrigued by religious architecture. If you would like to book this tour or you would like us to arrange any customised tour for you, please call one of our dedicated team on 01223 637331 or Click here to send us an enquiry.