1. Rome: Underground Crypts and Catacombs Guided Tour
This Roman catacombs tour starts in one of the most singular and spine-tingling sights in Rome, a bone chapel from as early as the 16th century. The cemetery festooned with the bones and remains of thousands of individuals is a jaw-dropping display of life and death. Although it might appear macabre, your expert guide will tell you why the early Christians in Rome actually consider the display life-affirming. After this brief introduction for your guide, it's time to enter the crypt. As the crypt is located beneath a fully functional church, you'll explore the chambers on your own to respect those worshipping and then reunite with your local guide to ask any questions. Next, it's off to the city's most interesting catacombs. The catacomb contains miles of creepy tunnels and the world’s oldest collection of bones. Your expert, guide, hand-picked for knowledge of the catacombs, will lead your small group of 18 people or fewer through these wonderfully historic and atmospheric tunnels, while telling you the story of early Christianity. Large groups simply can’t fit into these areas, so take advantage of this truly unique access. With comfortable, air-conditioned transport throughout, your only responsibility is to immerse yourself in the thrills and wonder of Rome. Our expert guides have been hand-picked for this experience based on both their knowledge and love of history. They make the perfect escorts through our eeriest and most mysterious tour.