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Experience one of the most unconventional areas of Rome through our Catacombs Line. Hop-on our minivan to explore the beautiful sights along the Ancient Appia, the “Queen of Roads” of the Roman Empire and get the chance to visit the Catacombs of San Sebastiano, the Guided Tour is included in your ticket! Download the Catacombs & Ancient Appian Way digital audio guide available in your package and make your journey unforgettable. Visit our Service Information page for the full timetable and tour departures (4 per day) of the guided tours to the Catacombs of San Sebastian. The tour starts at Stop #1 (Termini Train Station) and will take you to Stop #4 Catacombs of San Sebastian in approx. 45 mins, where you can join the guided tour and then explore the other sites on your own.
Exclusive to Big Bus Rome.
Our Catacombs Tour (Purple Route) takes you south of the city to explore one of the world's most famous roads: the ancient Appian Way. You'll pass the catacombs of St. Callixtus, St. Sebastian and Domitilla, and the ruins of the Caracalla Baths, with the opportunity to to explore the surroundings.
Catacombs Guided Tours
Take a guided tour of the Catacombs of San Sebastiano.
Catacombs San Sebastiano Guided Tour available in English, Spanish, French, German and Italian. To arrive on time for the guided tour, departures are at 9.35am, 11.05am, 12.35pm and 2.20pm. Please visit our Service Information page for full timetable.
Before attending the tour, read the below's guidelines.
Clothing: the Catacombs are a sacred place, it is recommended to dress appropriately. In addition, inside the constant temperature is about 17° C and there is high humidity, so it is recommended to cover up.
Limitations: the site is not wheelchair accessible and is not recommended for those with claustrophobia as well as for those with serious walking problems as there are 100 uneven steps along the route and no possibility to sit down; there are no elevators, and the walking surface is uneven. Animals are not allowed, even with pet carriers.
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