Discover Catholic Rome Half-Day Private Tour by Car

Discover Catholic Rome Half-Day Private Tour by Car

From $330 Per group up to 3

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Key Details
Duration
5 hours
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Discover priceless works of art at the 4 papal basilicas of Rome
  • Marvel at Bernini's colonnades and Michelangelo's dome at St. Peter's
  • Ascend one of the 7 Hills of Rome to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore
  • Admire the marble Bocca della Verità at the lesser known church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin
  • Go to the "Mother of All Churches in the World" at the Basilica of St. John Lateran
Overview
Explore the main Catholic basilicas and churches of Rome on an exclusive 5-hour tour of the city center, traveling by car to St. Peter’s, the Basilica of St. John Lateran, Santa Maria Maggiore and more. Discover papal jewels, priceless art and more.
What to Expect
Explore the spiritual heart of Rome on an exclusive half-day tour of the city’s papal basilicas and jewels. Not only of inestimable religious value, the Catholic churches in the city center are of tremendous artistic and cultural heritage.

The tour covers 4 basilicas, starting with the Basilica of St. Peter’s. Marvel at the magnificent portico designed by Bernini, and the world famous dome by Michelangelo. Continue to the Basilica of St. John Lateran, the oldest of the 4 major basilicas in Rome and renowned as "The Mother of All Churches in the World."

Next, go to Esquiline Hill, one of the legendary 7 Hills of Rome, and see the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the largest Catholic Marian church in the city. Based on Hellenistic principles, the church contains some stunning examples of Late Antique mosaics.

Go to the Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls, built on the burial site of the apostle Paul, and learn its history from the days of Emperor Constantine. End with a visit to the lesser known church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin, and see the famous Bocca della Verità ("Mouth of Truth") in its portico.
A tour guide is not included; a suggestion may be to bring a guidebook. Remember to check the website for opening times of the location and the price of entrance ticket. Entrance fees are not included.
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop off at hotels in central Rome
  • Transportation by private car
  • Driver at your disposal for the duration of the tour
What's Not Included
  • Guide
  • Tips
  • Any service not mentioned in "what's included"
  • Entrance fees
Meeting Point

Pick-up from hotels in central Rome. Please note that hotels outside the city center may be subject to a supplement (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
A tour guide is not included, so you may want to bring a guidebook. Remember to check on the website the opening times of the location you want to visit and the price of entrance ticket.

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