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24 or 48-hour hop-on hop-off bus + Domitilla catacombs

Availability: Every day except Tuesdays
Duration: Flexible
Language: English, Italian, French, Spanish, German
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Entrance Fees Included
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  • Visit the largest catacombs in Rome
  • See Rome on board of a hop-on hop-off open bus
  • See how Early Christians lived
  • Explore Rome helped by an on board commentary
What to expect

The purpose of this City Sightseeing Rome tour is to connect the most important sites of the city center to the Domitilla Catacombs with a green bus (natural gas), with an audio guide service available on board. This new service aims to respect the environment while offering a sustainable and ecological kind of tourism.

Our package offers you the easiest way to reach the Domitilla Catacombs, the largest ones in Rome with about 17 km (10.5 miles) of tunnels, more than 150,000 burials and the underground 4th-century church.

Visiting this archeological site will make you find out more and more about the early Christians’ life, their belief in the resurrection and eternal life and their strong relationship with God, as you will see from the numerous wall paintings and inscriptions.

The guided tour is available in 5 languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish and German) and all our guides are professional and qualified tourist guides.

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What's included
  • Open bus ticket City Sightseeing Roma hop on hop off valid 24 or 48 hours (depending on the selected option)
  • Return shuttle bus ticket and audio guide service available on board
  • Catacombs entrance ticket and guided tour
What's not included
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
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  • Child (6-17): reduced
  • Child (0-5): free of charge

Largo di Villa Peretti, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

Meeting point:

City Sightseeing Terminal B (shuttle bus to Domitilia Catacombs). You can redeem your voucher on board of a City Sightseeing bus or at any Visitor Center.

What to remember
  • The guided tour is available in 5 languages (Italian, English, French, Spanish and German) and all our guides are professional and qualified tourist guides
  • Please be at the Shuttle Bus stop at least 10 minutes before departure time
  • The tour is not available for visitors with wheelchairs or with walking disabilities. Visitors with other kinds of 100% disabilities are entitled to get a free ticket; please refer to the Domitilla Catacombs ticket office for further information
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The Open Bus service is available every day according to the seasons’ timetable:

  • High Season (April - October): bus service available from 9.00am to 5.00pm with a frequency of one bus every 10 minutes
  • Low season (November – March): bus service available from 9.00am to 5.00pm with a frequency of one bus every 20 minutes


  • Opening times Catacombs: 9.00am – 12.00pm, 2.00pm - 5.00pm
  • Closing time: Tuesdays

Starting point shuttle bus - 2 daily departures from the city center of Rome:

  • Departure time from Largo di Villa Peretti: 11.00am or 2.45pm (please be at the meeting point at least 10 minutes before departure)
  • Departure time from Catacombe: 12.20pm or 4.10pm
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Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 2 days before the activity begins.

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