CRISTIAN ROME PRIVATE TOUR 2 (walking tour)
With this private tour you will discover some of the most interesting Medieval churches in Rome. We’ll start with St. Peter’s in Chains Basilica, built in the 5th century to house the relic of the Chains of St. Peter, where we’ll see the Tomb of Pope Julius II by Michelangelo. We’ll then walk to the nearby Basilica of St. Clement built just before the year 1100, beneath the present basilica is a 4th-century basilica that was built above Ancient Roman buildings (we’ll walk the three levels!). Next visit will be to St. Quattro Coronati Basilica dating back to the 5th century where is the St. Silvester Chapel with beautiful frescoes of the 13th century. We’ll continue with a visit to St. Stefano Rotondo consecrated by Pope Simplicius between 468 and 483 it is one of the most interesting samples of central plan early Christian architecture. We’ll then walk to the Church of St. Mary in Domnica, with beautiful Byzantine style mosaics, then to the Church of SS. Giovanni and Paolo with ancient remains underneath, to end our tour to the Church of St. Gregory, built by Pope Gregory I in the year 575 with the transformation of his family villa.
Itinerary: Church of St. Peter in Chains (Michelangelo’s Moses), Baisilica of St. Clemente (Ancient remains underneath), Church of Ss. Quattro Coronati, Church of St. Stefano Rotondo, Church of Santa Maria in Domnica, Basilica of Ss. Giovanni and Paolo, Church of St. Gregorio Magno.
Duration: approx. 3 hours;
Meeting point: clients’ hotel in Rome;
Meeting time: 9.00 AM; 3.00 PM;
Private guide: included;
Radio whispers (for groups larger than 3 people): included;
Entrance fees with priority access: included;
Transportation from hotel to St. Peter in Chains Church (taxi service; about 15 Euros total): not included.
The tour is private: for your party only!
No lines to get in to the sites!
Contact us for a quotation.