Experience Rome in One Day!
You descend to the graves of ordinary Roman citizens and to the magnificent, colourful burial chambers of prominent Romans. The richly decorated crypts – about 25 meters below the earth’s surface – are overwhelmingly beautiful.
The Secrets of Water
This themed tour is an adventure you won’t easily forget. You will travel through underground passages back in time, to the Rome of the third and fourth centuries, and you will make a subterranean journey along the secrets of water.
Closed for the Public
The ‘Catacombe di Roma’, or ancient underground catacombs in and near Rome. The only place in the world where you can still experience and admire these impressive crypts to the full is at the Roman Catacombs Museum in Valkenburg aan de Geul in the Netherlands.
As long as mankind exists there are stories about miracles, things that cannot be explained by logic or common sense. Miracles were also known in Greek and Roman mythology, such as the story of Orpheus, who returned from the realm of the dead.
About Dark and Light
During the private tour ‘About dark and light’ a guide will guide you through our extensive system of corridors. You will see many beautiful and colorful frescoes. It’s an inspiring tour in which all aspects of ‘darkness and light’ are discussed.
An underground walk along secret gardens in our underground corridors. Through impressive mythological stories, colourful frescoes and stories from everyday life, the customs in and around nature in ancient Rome are revealed.
Circle of Life
A popular and fascinating quest for the whole family or as a team outing! Using clues and tips, players have to answer a number of questions, solve riddles and carry out challenging tasks.
Looking for Cecilia
Take an exciting journey through an underground labyrinth! Go together in search of Saint Cecilia, who is buried in a secret place in this underground maze.
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