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Rome Catacombs and San Clemente Underground Small-Group Tour

Highlights
  • Escape the tourist trail as you explore Rome’s underground secrets
  • See the Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano and the Catacombs of Domitilla
  • Learn about ancient art and architecture from your art historian guide
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Rome Catacombs and San Clemente Underground Small-Group Tour
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Rome Catacombs and San Clemente Underground Small-Group Tour
From US$87.45
Overview

When it comes to discovering Rome’s underground, the right guide makes all the difference. Your leader on this small-group tour is an art historian who knows Rome and its underbelly backwards. Perfect for anyone who loves to escape the beaten path, they’ll lead you through the underside of the Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano and the eerie Catacombs of Domitilla.

What to Expect

Greet your guide and small group at the Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano, a beautiful Romanesque church. Descend 60 feet (18 meters) below the ground to see the layers that lie beneath: a 4th-century church and an ancient Roman house.

Hop aboard your comfortable vehicle for the short journey to the Catacombs of Domitilla, a maze of tunnels where ancient Christians buried their dead, which wind underground for 11 miles (18 kilometers). See a 4th-century underground basilica and early Christian wall paintings, and learn about early Christian life.

Finally, walk on ancient Rome’s most famous road, the Ancient Appian Way (Via Appia Antica).

Reviews (49)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wonderful informative tour

We had a great time on this tour, the group was small so all questions were answered and our guide was very knowledgeable. Would highly recommend it.

Thank Quest18909374387
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Ciao! Grazie mille for your review. Small groups are they key to a great tour. An informed guide also makes for a great experience. We hope to welcome you back to Rome soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Rome Catacombs & Capuchin Crypts Guided Tour

If your looking for something a bit different than the usual Rome structured tours then maybe seeing what the Franciscan Monks created with skeletal remains is something that may interest you; we certainly were intrigued. After the Capuchin Crypts the tour takes you deep underground...More

Thank 1969pat
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao! Grazie mille for your review. We're so glad to hear that you enjoyed the Catacombs tour so much. We always try to make storytelling a high priority on tours, instead of making it feel like a lecture. We hope to welcome you back to...More

Reviewed 16 October 2018
Wonderful historical tour

Our guide, Fiona, was super knowledgeable and very informative on this tour - one of the best guides in Rome we have had. The tour length was good for this tour - not rushed, but also not wasting time either. Would take this tour again.

Thank katy s
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Ciao Katy! Grazie mille for your review. Fiona's a great guide, and we'd love to have you on tour again soon. We hope to welcome you back to Rome!

Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile
The Perfect Tour

We had a great time today exploring and learning about underground Rome Rachel, our guide was a joy to listen to. She provided just the right amount of information and answered all our questions. We had a great time and learned so much.

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Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2018

Ciao! Grazie mille for your review. The underground tour is so special, and we're thrilled we could experience it with you. We hope to welcome you back to Rome soon!

Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile
Fabulous!

We enjoyed our Catacombs and basilica tour immensely. Our guide Fiona was very knowledgeable and easy to listen to or ask questions of. Thank you for a wonderful tour!

Thank Vikki M
Kayla S, Public Relations Manager at The Roman Guy, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Ciao Vikki! Grazie mille for your review. Fiona's a great guide, and we are glad you were easily listen and ask questions. We hope to welcome you back to Rome soon!

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I booked a tour online before we went to Rome. I looked at a few others before booking the one I did and found a lot of them were booked up for the dates we were there. Not sure how many people are usually on a small group... More
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