Rome Scavi Vatican with Palazzo and Valentini Tour – 2 unique tours are included on this Experience
Rome Scavi Vatican with Palazzo and Valentini Tour.
2 unique tours are included on this Experience
The Necropolis is located directly beneath the immense St Peter’s Basilica and includes everything from Roman Cities of the dead to Papal Tombs, including the tomb of St Peter, the very first Pope and a Disciple of Jesus. This tour is breathtaking and not many people are actually aware visits are allowed; they are but under very strict regulations.
During this unique Experience you will be put into a group of maximum 12 people with a Guide; your tour will last 1.5 hours. In order to preserve this exceptional historical and archaeological site and especially the revered tomb of St Peter, only 125 visitors per day are allowed on this tour. Please do not book this tour if you suffer from claustrophobia .
Palazzo Valentini tour:
Discover the hidden beauties of the fascinating Roman Houses recently discovered and renovated. These houses, “domus” in Latin, belonged to patrician families, possibly even senators, of the Imperial era. Mosaics, decorated walls, polychrome floors, streets and other findings have been made into a fascinating journey through time. This treasure was unknown until 2004 and covers an area of 1,800sqm and is located very close to the Roman Forum
Price from £110 per person Includes:
Underneath the Vatican in Rome, you will find a hidden city, a Necropolis which houses many Papal tombs including that of the very first Pope and Disciple, ST Peter. Only 125 visitors per day are allowed to visit, compared to the Vatican’s average 30,000 daily visitors.
The smallest Country in the World
The only Country to belong to one religion – 100% Catholic
The City’s famous Swiss Guards wear uniforms inspired by Renaissance paintings by Michaelangelo, Raphael and Jacopa Coppi
the best way to visit Rome = on the back of a Vespa where your Tour Guide is your Driver; because Vespas are the only vehicle which can go anywhere in the city.