Half-Day St Sebastian Catacombs and Appian Way Tour

Discover a secret world beneath the streets of Rome on this 3-hour small-group tour of the Catacombs of St. Sebastian. Travel along the Appian Way, one of the most historic roads of ancient Rome, and see the stunning aqueducts of the Appian Park. See the Cecilia Metella Tomb and Aqueduct Park, accompanied by a group of no more than 13.

per adult from

$112

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Duration

3 hours

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  • What's included :
    • Small-group tour (maximum of 13)
    • Professional guide
    • Entry/Admission - Catacombe San Sebastiano
    What's excluded :
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Gratuities
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Piazza della Repubblica, Rome Italy

    Meet your guide and group near the Repubblica Metro station in central Rome. From there, board the awaiting air-conditioned coach and depart for the catacombs.

    Stop At: Catacombe San Sebastiano, Via Appia Antica 136, 00179 Rome Italy

    Drive into the Roman countryside, stopping en route at the Basilica of St. Sebastian. According to legend, the basilica’s catacombs once held the bodies of the apostles of St. Peter and St. Paul during the persecutions. The guide will give you an introduction to the church façade before taking you inside to see the tomb and sculpture of Saint Sebastian.

    Descend to the catacombs, the 1st burial site of the Appian Way to see where the bodies were buried in five levels of the 'loculi' and niches.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Via Appia Antica, Via Appia, Rome Italy

    Continue along the Via Appia, looking for the marks of chariot wheels from the Roman Republic

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mausoleo di Cecilia Metella, Via Appia Antica, 161, 00178 Rome Italy

    Arrive at the Tomb of Cecilia Metella, built in the 1st century BC to honor the daughter of the Roman Consul, Quintus Caecilius Metellus Creticus. Learn how it later became a castle for the Caetani family, a princely family with close ties to the papacy.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Parco degli Acquedotti, Via Lemonia, 256, 00174 Rome Italy

    Next, see the largest aqueducts of the Roman Empire at the magnificent Aqueduct Park. See an aqueduct that still supplies water to this day, and gaze at the aqueduct arches as they stretch over miles.

    Duration: 30 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Piazza della Repubblica, 10, 00185 Roma RM, Italy
    Departure Time :
    9:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • A maximum of 13 people per booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Near public transportation
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 13 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
    • All health and safety measurements place by the Italian Government have been placed on our tours.
  • 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.

Language

English - Guide

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

13

Organised by Mea ToursEvents S.r.l.

Activity ID: V-30495P18

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