Walk on the footsteps of the Apostle St. Paul discover his life with our Christian tour of Rome, the tour begins at your hotel!
This is a private tour on St. Paul’s life and witness in Rome, you will visit the main sites related to the Saint with the help of a private expert guide and a private driver and in a comfortable air conditioned Mercedes car or minivan.
Our tour on the footsteps of St. Paul in Rome aim to show you the most important sites where the Apostle Paul spent time when he was brought to Rome in front of the Emperor Nero on request of St.Paul himself. During the 4 hour- tour you will stop in the Mammertine Prison an ancient roman prison from the 5century B.C. used by the roman to imprisoned the person condemned to death before the final execution. The prison is a very famous place all round the world because the Apostles St. Peter and St. Paul were both prisoned here and they baptized many prisoners gave them the strength and the faith. St. Paul will be executed under Nero Emperor in the 67 A.D. because of the christians persecution.
You will go to the Abbey of the 3 Fountain along the Laurentina Road, here St. Paul has been martyred, he knelt on his knees and he was beheaded and his head bounced three times on the floor and from the ground three sources gushed out as a miracle. For a long time people used to collect the water but then this had to be stop due to pollution.
From the Abbey of the 3 Fontane you will go to the Vatican Basilica of St. Paul Outside the Walls where there is the tomb of the Saint. The Basilica is one of the 7 Basilicas with the privilege of extra-territoriality and it is spectacular. Once inside you will see St. Paul’s tomb.
You will then proceed to the Church of St. Paul alla Regola, whose location is over the house of the Apostle. St. Paul wrote some of his letters to Rome here. The church is located in one of the oldest jewish district of the ancient city, where the catholic preaching has started.
This is a 4 hour private tour based on the life of St. Paul in Rome. Tickets for the Mammertine prison included, any other ticket to pay on site.