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The last days of a man once called Saul

About St. Paul in Rome

At the height of the Roman Empire, a man called Saul (then known as Saint Paul) were installed in the city. His presence had a strong impact on the people and would have resulted in significant historical changes.

Throughout our journey, we will explore the rich history and cultural heritage of Rome, as well as gain a deeper understanding of the life and legacy of Saint Paul.

This tour aims to delve deeper into the city’s history and modern culture, and to provide a unique perspective on Rome.

Tour info
When
everyday
Category
walking tour
Location
Rome
Duration
approx. 3,5 hours
Type
mainly indoor
Included
St. Paul outside the walls Basilica, Mamertine prison, Three Fountains abbey complex

When

Everyday, except for major religious holidays that include the churches included in the tour.

Not customizable

This tour is not customizable, but it can be extended with the addition of extra sightseeing destinations.

Duration

Approx. 3,5 hours. May be extended. Eventual extra hours to be concorded in advance

Not for kids

This tour is not suitable for children. If you have children, please inform us when making a reservation.

Not accessible

Due to the unique characteristics of the locations included on this tour, unfortunately it is not accessible for those in wheelchairs. However, it can be partially modified to make it accessible.

Pack

If you book 3 or more tours you can have a special discount

Pick up

The pick up at your accomodation needs to be defined in advance

Tour Description

We will be following the footsteps of Saint Paul, one of the most influential figures in the history of Christianity.

Our journey will start at the iconic Saint Paul Outside the Walls Basilica, which stands on the site where tradition holds that Saint Paul was buried after his execution in the 1st century. This basilica is one of the four papal basilicas in Rome and is a masterpiece of early Christian architecture.

We will then proceed to the Abbey of Three Fountains, located on the site where Saint Paul is said to have been beheaded in the 1st century. According to tradition, after his execution, his head bounced three times and three fountains of water sprang up, giving the site its name. It is a fascinating and meaningful place to visit for those interested in the life and legacy of Saint Paul. It’s a peaceful and serene spot that provides a wonderful contrast to the bustling city of Rome, and is a must-visit for anyone following in the footsteps of Saint Paul.

Our final stop will be the Mamertine Prison, where Saint Paul is said to have been held before his execution. This ancient prison is carved into the rock beneath the Capitoline Hill and is considered one of the most ancient prisons in the world.

Throughout our journey, we will explore the rich history and cultural heritage of Rome, as well as gain a deeper understanding of the life and legacy of Saint Paul.

Rates

1-2 people: €500 

Each extra person: €40 (max 10 people) – entrance tickets included

Each extra hour (or fraction) exceeding 4 hours: €90

Email me for a special quotation if your group is composed of more than 10 people.

Reservation policy

Non refundable deposit: although I do not request full payment of the tours and experiences until the day of your tour,  I request a  deposit which contains prepaid reservations which are NOT refundable to ensure your tour. 

I require from 50% to 70% deposit (depending by the tour) to cover prepayment of reservations and entrance tickets in advance.  Any prepaid deposit is NOT refundable as I am not able to receive a refund.

THIS TOUR can be rescheduled until 5 days before the tour.

What's included

Private guided tour (lasting approximately 3.5 hours) of historical locations in Rome traditionally connected to the story and life of St. Paul, including the Mamertine prison, the Tre Fontane Abbey, and the St. Paul outside the Walls Basilica.

A professional and licensed tour guide, according to the italian law.

Entrance tickets of the Mamertine prison.

Taxi or car used to travel between the tour locations.

What's NOT included

Taxi or car to move from the meeting point to the location of the tour (if you choose the pick up in a specifical location).

Food and drinks.

Entraces to museum or similar places.

Everything else not clearly specified in the section “What’s Included”.

This is included in the tour!

When

Everyday, except for major religious holidays that include the churches included in the tour.

Not customizable

This tour is not customizable, but it can be extended with the addition of extra sightseeing destinations.

Duration

Approx. 3,5 hours. May be extended. Eventual extra hours to be concorded in advance.

Not for kids

This tour is not suitable for children. If you have children, please inform us when making a reservation.

Not accessible

Due to the unique characteristics of the locations included on this tour, unfortunately it is not accessible for those in wheelchairs. However, it can be partially modified to make it accessible.

Pack

If you book 3 or more tours you can have a special discount

Pick up

The pick up at your accomodation needs to be defined in advance

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