Christian Basilicas of Rome

A tour dedicated to the Christian history of Rome

KEY DETAILS

  • Duration: 4 hrs
  • Type of tour: Private tour
  • Inclusions: Includes an English-speaking guide, taxi transportation between sites to be paid by the client or vehicle and driver at disposal arranged by us

Tour description

A tour dedicated to the Christian history of Rome that started in Rome long before the 4th century, when the Emperor Constantine declared Christianity legal in the Roman Empire.

The Eternal City is home to some of the most beautiful and historical churches and basilicas in the world attracting tourists and pilgrims from all over.

Our expert English speaking guide will accompany you in this fantastic journeys which will start with St. John Lateran. In this majestic basilica you will have the chance to admire – just to mention few of them – the throne of the Pope of Rome and the baptistery where Constantine was baptized.  More than anything, you will climb the Holy Stairs, like Jesus when going to face the trial by Pontious Pilate.

We will then bring you to visit the ancient Santa Maria Maggiore, where you will learn everything about its fascinating story and you will have the opportunity to be amazed by its wonderful mosaics.

This amazing experience can be totally customized to include other basilicas or even the Catacombs in the ancient Appian way.

List of Sights Visited

  • Customizable:
  • Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
  • Christian Catacombs (optional)
  • San Giovanni in Laterano
  • Holy Staircase
  • St. Paul's Outside the Walls (optional)

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