Small-group tour of Rome's underground sites
Walking tours

Small-group tour of Rome's underground sites

Availability: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , Portuguese , Russian
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Discover Rome's best underground sites in a single afternoon, unknown to the general public but set in the very heart of the city
  • Enter The underground house of Santa Cecilia and the hidden church of San Crisogono, built over a huge buried residence
  • Cross the oldest bridge in Rome, 2000 years old and still standing, and explore the unique Isola Tiberina
What to expect

Discover the best of Rome's underground sites: in the course of one afternoon you'll get walk through ruins and columns, you'll enter a 2000 years old market and cross an island on the oldest bridge of Rome.
Your first stop will be San Nicola in Carcere, a fascinating church that has been built over ancient places of worship. Next, not far away, by Portico d'Ottavia and the Marcello theatre ruins, you'll cross the oldest bridge of Rome, 2000 years old and still standing, to reach the Tiber Island.
Finally, you'll arrive at the main highlights of your visit: the underground house of Santa Cecilia, featuring ancient mosaics, mysterious inscriptions, and a lavishly ornated crypt, and the hidden church of San Crisogono, built over a huge underground house where archaeologists discovered a large frescoed wall. Let this adventurous, easy walking tour make your day, as your guide shows you these ancient venues, unknown to the general public but set in the very heart of Rome.

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What's included
  • Entrance tickets to the venues
  • Professional guide
  • Pick-up and drop-off from and to your hotel (inside the city center)
Reduced price
  • Children (4-8): reduced
  • Infants (0-3): free
Where

Rome, RM, Italia

Meeting point:

You'll be picked up from your hotel in central Rome.

What to remember
  • Please remember that this tour accesses underground areas and places of worship: should anyone feel uncomfortable in underground spaces they can comfortably sit in the top church, while the rest of the group visits the area underground
  • It is advisable to wear comfortable shoes and clothes suitable for religious locations: trousers should touch the knee and shoulders should always be covered
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Please note: pick up is only available from hotels located inside the center of Rome
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When
  • On Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
  • Starting time at 2.30pm
  • Pick-up between 1.45pm and 2.00pm
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Provider
Welcome Italy
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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