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 Private Full Day Thematic Tours of Rome

CHRISTIAN ROME
Santa Croce St John in Lateran Catacombs Tre Fontane St Paul St Mary Major St Peter
 

Private tour starts at Santa Croce in Jerusalem where  relics of  the Holy Cross, brought by St Helen from Jerusalem, are worshipped within the shrine inspirational setting. Next visit St John in Lateran, Rome’s Cathedral.   See a Giotto’s rare 14th century rare fragment celebrating the call of the first Jubelee, giagantic statues of the Apostles and a magnificent 16th century organ. Next visit  the Catacombs  with memories of countless martyrs. See Three Fountains Abbey site of St Paul’s execution and where over 10,000 Christian legionaries were executed at Emeperor Domitian's hand. See St Paul’s chapel, site of the Apostle’s martyrdom.. Close by, visit St Paul’s Basilica with its majestic columns, gilded ceiling, beautiful mosaics, and magnificent  cloister. See the tomb of the Apostle below the 14th century high altar and the Easter Candlestick, remarkable example of medieval art. Passing by the city’s ancient walls and the pyramid of Caius Cestius see   the Colosseum on your way to St Mary Major with its relics of the Bethlehem’s manger.  Across the Tiber visit the Basilica of St Peter,  world’s largest church, with St Peter's tomb under the papal altar and the majestic Bernini's "Baldacchino". See Michelangelo’s touching “Pietà”. Gilded ceilings and mosaics decorate Michelangelo’s dome  towering above the tomb of St Peter at the site of his martyrdom.

full day private tour includes:
transportation by airclimatized vehicle - English speaking guide lecturer - admissions fees to Catacombes
price per person in Euros:

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serving English speaking visitors to Rome Vatican Italy since 1996

 
 
 
 
 
see splendid mosaic in St Helen's Chapel and