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Catacombs Tickets

Creep into the depths of Rome’s true underbelly with the Roman Catacombs tickets! New Catacombs have been unearthed as recently as a few decades ago, revealing a veritable treasure trove of Christian art, architecture, and other finery. An unforgettable experience for all, the Catacombs represent a must-see attraction during the Rome tour. With the Rome Hop On Hop Off tour, you can enjoy the flexibility of exploring the Catacombs along with other attractions at your own pace.
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Our tips for Catacombs

  • Dress for the day. Even though the Catacombs haven’t been actively used for centuries, they are still hallowed grounds. Avoid wearing shorts or short skirts, please!
  • Claustrophobic, take caution. These narrow tunnels were dug out by hand. Understandably, there isn’t always a lot of room to move around. You should mentally prepare yourself ahead of time.
  • Flexibility is key. Be prepared for a change of venue, without notice. The Catacombs are available seasonally and certain ones close suddenly due to further excavation or flooding.
  • Save extra bucks. For an unforgettable experience, combine it with top Roman attractions like the Vatican, Sistine Chapel and Trevi Fountain.
  • Save time. Got 24 hours in Rome to explore? Explore sights like Catacombs during the day as well as the night with Rome Segway Night Tour and Colosseum Guided Night Tour.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q: What is the best time to book Rome Catacombs Tour?

    If you hate the idea of having your shoes melt into the asphalt, consider visiting the Catacombs in late spring or early fall. However, in summer, a Catacombs tour is a welcome respite from the intense heat. A winter visit to the Catacombs can be tricky because most of them are closed for at least a portion of the season. To avoid disappointment, do your research ahead of time to find out which Catacombs are available for tours during this time.

  • Q: How do I get there?

    The best way to reach the Catacombs is by bus. Bus 118 takes a circular route past the Colosseum, down Appian Way, with stops in front of the Catacombs. Cycling is also an option, especially on Sundays when there is less traffic.

  • Q: What is the cost of an entry ticket to Catacombs?

    The standard entry ticket for adults is priced at €8 whereas it costs €5 for children aged between 7 to 16 years old.

  • Q: How much time does it take to take a Catacomb tour? Does it get cold?

    It may take anywhere between 40 minutes to an hour to take a Catacomb tour. It does get cold with temperatures dropping to 16 ° C or 60 ° F accompanied by high humidity, so dress accordingly.

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