The San Gaudioso Catacombs tells of the dark stories of the early Christians who are buried beneath the Basilica of Santa Maria della Sanita. On this tour, you will visit the ancient tombs where many of the then Christian Pilgrimage were buried and also admire the rare early Christian frescoes. Furthermore, you will learn more about the Neapolitan noblemen who are buried in their various tombs which dated far back as the 17th century. This is an official guided tour which means you will be escorted by a professional guide who will take you through the underground catacombs.
This is a 1 - hour (approx.) history and exploration tour which will make you discover the dark underbelly of Naples. You will be accompanied by a professional art - historian guide who will take you through the Catacombs and feed you with its history and fascinating stories. This package saves you from extra charges including local taxes associated with the tour. However, the temperature of the site warrants you to wear sweater and comfortable shoes (even in warmer periods). Also, note that tour is not wheelchair accessible and the maximum traveler per tour/activity is 25.
This tour has always satisfied the curiosity of travelers when it comes to knowing some histories of ancient Christian era and the life lived by some Neapolitan noblemen. Comments and reviews of participants are always filled with praised of the professional guide as well as the well - preserved monument. History and adventure lovers will not want to miss this.
What It Is
This particular site is one of the most important early Christian Cemetery in the city. You can discover what's below Naples ground with an entry ticket
Your Experience With San Gaudioso Catacombs Skip-The-Line Ticket
This tour is about amazing discoveries, knowing what lies beneath the great streets of Naples. There are astonishing places to give you that ancient feel of history like tombs decorated with skulls.
Visit the ancient tombs of early Christians, with a lot of captivating burial sites of the 17th Century Neapolitan Nobles
Explore and learn more about how early Christians were being buried, burial rites and the catacombs of San Gaudioso
Visit the scene of skulls. Learn how skulls are displayed on the walls of the ambulatory back then in the 17th century
What San Gaudioso Catacombs Skip-The-Line Ticket Includes?
There is a discounted entry to gain access to the Cloister of Santa Chiara. It's an hour guided tour in either English Language or Italian to the Catacombs of San Gaudiodo.
Your guide will lead you in getting good meals before, during or after the tour
Is It Suitable for Me?
This trip is recommended for travellers interested in the history of the Christian faith in Italy and for lovers of history and adventure.
Wheelchair not accessible
The temperature of the catacombs varies between 16 and 220C, therefore participants are best advised to dress well.
Reviews have it that this tour is one of the most Historic ever. It's a great time to learn and also have fun in the process