Alone in Rome's Catacombs: Exclusive After-Hours Tour with Bone Chapel

732 reviews

2.5 hours

Max 18

Why take this tour?


  • Enjoy an exclusive, intimate VIP visit to Rome's Catacombs—after official closing time
  • Discover the extensive network of tunnels and hear fascinating stories from your expert Catacombs guide
  • Learn about the intriguing artifacts and embellishments that punctuate Rome's underground burial chambers
  • Immerse yourself in the eerie atmosphere of the Capuchin Crypt—aka “the Bone Chapel”—with captivating insights from your knowledgeable guide
  • Travel between sites in comfort with private air-conditioned transport
  • Sites Visited
  • Rome’s Catacombs after closing
  • Capuchin Crypt aka the Bone Chapel
  • Tour Includes
  • Special VIP access to Rome Catacombs
  • Guided tour of Rome Catacombs
  • Tickets to the Capuchin Crypt
  • Audio guide for the Capuchin Crypt
  • Private round-trip transport between sites
  • Small groups limited to 18 people
  • Expert English-speaking guide

Explore the Capuchin Crypt and Rome's catacombs after closing time on this extra-special VIP tour

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Latest reviews
So glad we went on this tour. It was comprehensive and enjoyable. I did not like being dropped off at a different part of Rome . It was dark and confusing to find our way home. We should have had the option of going back to the starting point.
Diana · Jan 17, 2020
wonderful tour! Less people with after hours and cooler inside than outside! great guide
Kathleen · Jan 11, 2020
Tour was enjoyable and Julia was a great guide
Beth · Nov 17, 2019
Our guide was wonderful and we really enjoyed the tour. I have recommended it to my family. Our guide, Marta, was very knowledgeable and gave us a very good understanding of the sites we visited and why they are meaningful.
Katherine · Oct 29, 2019
most personable tour guide of the trip -
ELISABET · Oct 21, 2019

Meeting Point

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Meeting Point

Piazza Barberini. Meet your guide by the Triton Fountain in the middle of the square. Your guide will be holding a green Walks sign. The closest metro stop is Barberini.

Please meet 15 minutes prior to the tour start time.


Is this tour wheelchair accessible?
No. Unfortunately, due to site restrictions we cannot accommodate wheelchairs on this tour. If you use a wheelchair and book this tour by accident, we are happy to offer you credit for a future tour that is wheelchair accessible anywhere in the world, or a full refund.
Can I take pictures at the sites visited on the Crypts and Catacombs tour?
Taking pictures in the Capuchin Crypt is strictly prohibited because the monks do not want their dead being photographed. In the Catacombs, pictures are allowed but you are not allowed to shoot any frescoes with flash photography because of the effect that flash has on the paint.
I'm claustrophobic, will I be okay on this tour?
The Roman Catacombs are composed of narrow passagways that run deep underground. These can definitely cause problems for people who suffer from claustrophobia.
IMPORTANT: What should I wear?
The Capuchin Crypt is a holy place so attire must be appropriate for the visit. Both men and women are asked to wear clothing that covers at least the shoulders and knees. Walks cannot be held responsible for denied entry due to improper dress. It is sufficient to bring extra coverings with you and put them on before our entrance to the holy areas.

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