Private tours

Basilica of St Clemente and Roman houses of Celio

Discover the secrets of ancient Rome with this Ultimate Underground Tour! Embark on a captivating journey through time below the streets of modern day Rome, you will be amazed what is hidden below.


  • Get transported to hidden underground Rome
  • Discover the secrets of the ancient Romans
  • Uncover the Mysteries of Roman Religion before Christianity
  • A private and dedicated guide will accompany you in this experience


Next to the Colosseum, you will find one of Rome’s hidden gems, the 12th-century Basilica and the archeological site of San Clemente. You can visit this incredible place and navigate three underground levels that will allow you to uncover over 2,000 years of history. The Basilica reveals a sparkling gold mosaic in the central nave. You can descend 100 feet and discover, at the first level, a 4th-century Basilica, which was long forgotten after the construction of the 12th-century Basilica above. Further down you will find the remains of an ancient pagan Mithraic temple with his altar. You will also get to visit the ruins of ancient Roman homes. You will continue your visit at Roman Houses of the Celio: these exceptionally preserved homes offer a unique glimpse into the daily lives of the Romans, they are decorated with intricate frescoes, elegant mosaics, and beautifully adorned rooms. Marvel at the skillful craftsmanship and architectural wonders that have withstood the test of time.


  • Entrance to San Clemente Basilica and to its underground
  • Tour with private guide


Passport or ID card Comfortable shoes


  • Shorts or short skirts
  • Baby strollers
  • Sleeveless shirts
  • Baby carriages


A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may be refused the entrance if you fail to comply with these dress requirements. Guests with wheelchairs, strollers, baby carriages, or any impairments requiring special assistance cannot be accommodated.

From 109 € per person


If you are more than 8 people, contact us via email or mobile phone for further information

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made no later than 15 days before the beginning of the tour determine a 70% refund of the total paid price. Cancellations made no later than 24 hours before the beginning of the tour determine a 40% refund of the total paid price. Cancellations made any time after will not be refunded.

Meeting point

Your guide will hold a sign with your name on it