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  • Location: Rome, Italy
  • Duration: 3 hours (approx.)
From USD $62.87

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Travel along Rome’s ancient Appian Way and explore its ancient aqueducts, Catacombs and countryside on this 3-hour tour. Escape the city’s hustle and bustle to discover the surrounding countryside with your guide. Visit the Catacombs of San Callisto or San Sebastiano — widely considered to be among Rome’s finest remaining burial sites — and explore their labyrinthine underground tunnels. Admire feats of engineering from a past civilization in the antique arches of Rome’s mighty aqueducts and gain valuable insight into one of the world’s most fascinating ancient civilizations.

Highlights

  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Led by a local guide
  • Pickup from a centrally located meeting point
Combining coach or minivan travel with on-foot exploration, your morning guided tour departs from central Rome and takes you beyond the city walls and out along the rustic Appian Way — one of the earliest and most strategically significant roads of Rome’s ancient republic.

Stop first for a walk with your guide through the countryside near the southern edge of ancient Rome. Admire the attractive Italian scenery outside the city and perhaps take time to capture the landscape through the lens of your camera.

Continue on to Rome’s ancient Catacombs of San Callisto or San Sebastiano. The Catacombs of San Callisto were built in the 2nd century and named after the deacon Saint Callixtus, while San Sebastiano is a small Christian cemetery and one of Rome’s most accessible catacombs. Explore the underground tunnels with your guide, hear of their history and gain insight into the burial techniques prevalent those centuries ago.

Leaving the Catacombs behind and travel onward to admire Rome’s remaining aqueducts. The Romans were masters of engineering and the aqueducts still standing today are testament to their skills. Listen as your guide explains how and why the aqueducts were built here and marvel at the amazing feat of engineering they represent.

After three hours exploring the Catacombs and countryside along Rome’s ancient Appian Way, return to your original departure point to conclude your tour.

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Departure Dates:
Departure Point:
Central Rome
Duration:
3 hours (approx.)
Return Details:
Returns to original departure point

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Pricing information

Catacombs and Roman Countryside Half-Day Walking Tour

Appian Way Rome
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Inclusions:
    • Professional guide
    • Entrance fees
    Exclusions:
    • Gratuities (optional)
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
    Additional Information:
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • A dress code is required to enter the catacombs. Both shoulders and knees MUST be covered for both men and women. This dress code is strictly enforced and you will be refused entry if you fail to comply with requirements.
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    Cancellation Policy

    If you cancel at least 7 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee.
    If you cancel between 3 and 6 day(s) in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
    If you cancel within 2 day(s) of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.

    Traveler Reviews

    Reviewed by: Russell W, September 2016

    The best thing to do on an incredibly hot 39 degree day in Rome .Got out of the central tourist sites and into the countryside.Nice and cool in the catacombs A thrill to stand on the Apian way.

    Reviewed by: Tom B, September 2016

    Amazing to see the catacombs and walk where ancient Roman's walked and were buried. And driving down the old Appian Antiqua that my father has talked about driving for years and years was special, especially since we had my almost 90 year old father with us to see it one more.