Catacombs and Roman Countryside Walking Tour
Explore Ancient Catacombs in the Roman Countryside
Travel back in time and explore ancient Rome on this bus and walking tour that takes you to the most interesting spots in this beautifully archaic city. Knowledgeable tour guides will take you on a journey to the outskirts of Rome, where you'll tour the catacombs, the aqueducts, and the famous Appian Way.
Stop at the Catacombs of Rome, where your Rome tour takes you to and through these ancient burial tunnels. Built between the second and sixth centuries, these Christian tomb tunnels served as the burial grounds and celebration sites for martyrs, as well as those who wished to be buried alongside them. Dug 23 to 62 feet below the surface, the Catacombs of Rome are a stop on your tour that will be both spectacular and haunting. From there, ride to the Appian Way and tour this early and important Roman thoroughfare. Connecting Rome to Southeastern Italy, the Appian Way is a scenic and idyllic country road paved with ancient stones and lined by gorgeous greenery and buildings. The Roman Aqueducts are the third stop on your bus and walking tour of Rome and its ancient sights. Built to transport water to the city, the aqueducts are an engineering marvel and are sure to fascinate visitors of all ages.
See parts of ancient Rome on this walking tour that many tourists never encounter. Let your expert guide take you to the catacombs, the Appian Way, and the aqueducts. Learn about these beautiful and interesting ancient spots on your adventure through the past. History-lovers, families, and tourists of all kinds will enjoy this exceptional tour of Rome and her mysteries.
Please Note: This tour takes place in Rome. Guests on ships docking in Civitavecchia will need to make their own way to Rome from Civitavecchia (approximately 50 miles away) at their own expense. There is train service from nearby train stations, and the average trip takes approximately 90 minutes each way. Your cruise ship may offer a shuttle to a nearby station.