We are immensely pleased to lead to you to visit the most significant sites of the Catholic Church in Rome. Included one Papal Blessing on Parchment in English Your English-speaking Driver will wait for you at the pier just outside the ship with a sign with your name and then enjoy a journey to Christian Rome by private air-conditioned vehicle. We can give to you a memorable self-guided tour or a customized tour where you can visit the sites of the Christian Rome that you prefer. Official Licensed Tour Guide is upgradable. Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Civitavecchia Port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details.
Meet your private air-conditioned vehicle dockside under your ship and transfer directly to Rome. Your English-speaking Driver will wait for you with a sign with your name on and He will be with you during the entire day.It is impossible to concentrate 17 Centuries of History in one Tour. However, we are immensely pleased to conduct to you to this self-guided visit to the most significant sites of the Catholic Church in Rome.Official Licensed Tour Guides in Rome per 6 hours, if option chosed, are selected by us. The Guide inside the Catacombs, with small group, is included in the ticket.Included one Papal Blessing on Parchment in EnglishWhat you will visit:During your Private Tour you will enjoy landmarks such as: • Saint John Lateran • The Holy Stairs • Saint Mary Major • Saint Paul Outside the Walls • St. Peter’s Basilica (if and when open) • Christian Catacombs on the Ancient Appian Way St. John Lateran:Dedicated to John the Baptist and John the Evangelist, the Basilica of St. John Lateran is the first among the four major basilicas of Rome.It is also the cathedral of the bishop of Rome, the Pope, and is thus known as Omnium urbis et orbis Ecclesiarum Mater et Caput: "Cathedral of Rome and of the World."The Holy Stairs:According to an ancient Christian tradition, Saint Helena (†335), the mother of Constantine, had the stairs transported from Pontius Pilate’s palace in Jerusalem to Rome.St Mary Major:The Patriarchal Basilica of St. Mary Major reigns as an authentic jewel in the crown of Roman churches. Its beautiful treasures are of inestimable value, and represent the Church's role as the cradle of Christian artistic civilization in Rome.St Paul Outside the Walls:The place where Christians venerated the memory of Saint Paul the Apostle, beheaded under Nero around 65-67 A.D. Above his grave, located along the Ostiense Way, Emperor Constantine builded a Basilica.St. Peter’s Basilica:The Papal Basilica of St. Peter in the Vatican is the papal enclave within the city of Rome.St. Peter’s Basilica is a working church – the largest in the world – and is therefore free to enter. It’s inside the borders of Vatican City but the public are allowed just walk into it from Rome’s streets.Lines to get in to Michelangelo’s famous basilica, which snake round the grand cloisters around the outside of the square, can be extremely long, and though they move fast can appear rather daunting.Christian Catacombs:The catacombs originated in Rome between the end of the second and the beginning of the third centuries.