The Catacombs will be closed:
- 29th June 2023 (morning – Saints Peter and Paul);
- from 14th to 28th August 2023 (summer break);
- 1st November 2023 (All Saints’ Day);
- from 6th November to 20th November 2023 (scheduled maintenance);
- 8th December 2023 (morning-Immaculate Conception);
- 6th January 2024 (morning – Epiphany).
Catacombs and Monumental Complex
Mausoleum of Costanza
The Mausoleum of Costanza is open to visitors every day:
Visitors and groups are not allowed in the Mausoleum during liturgical
St. Agnes Basilica
Visitors and groups are not allowed in the Basilica during liturgical celebrations.
Guided tours run only when this Office is open and are suspended during the ordinary and extraordinary days of closure.
The maximum number of visitors admitted to each tour is 20.
Reservations are recommended (the hour slot in the chosen language may not be available).
Reservation is mandatory for groups over 10 people.
School groups, University groups and pilgrims (even over 20 people) are invited to write this Office to plan the visit of the Catacombs in advance.
Wheelchair users are not allowed to enter the Catacombs.
It is not allowed to enter the Catacombs on your own.
It is forbidden to bring animals.
Guided tour of St. Agnes Catacombs
The visit is led by the official guides of S. Agnese, specialized in archaeology.
You will be accompanied to the discovery of the Christian Catacombs that hosted the burial of Agnes, a very young martyr of only 12 years. Due to her young age, the strength of her faith and her courage in facing martyrdom, the Byzantine Basilica, built right above her tomb, was dedicated to her.
Duration: 30 minutes
Languages: Italian (ITA) – English (ENG) – German (DEU) – FRENCH (FRA)
Individual tickets for Catacombs can be purchased cash at the Office or prepaid on-line by clicking the button PURCHASE (see forms of payment accepted).
Private guided tours of St. Agnes Catacombs and the Monumental
Complex of “S. Agnese fuori le mura” with exclusive access to the women’s gallery and the Constantinian Basilica – only upon reservation.
Take advantage of a PRIVATE guided tour, only for your group, to the Catacombs and “Sant’Agnese Fuori le Mura” Complex, with the Byzantine Basilica and the Mausoleum of Costanza. The visit is led by the official guides of St. Agnes, specialized in archaeology. You will be accompanied on a journey of faith, art and history, almost two thousand years long, to discover St. Agnes Catacombs and other monuments that make our complex unique in the world. Only with this official guided tour it is possible to access the parts of the
complex closed to the public: the women’s gallery of the Byzantine Basilica and the archaeological area of the Constantinian Basilica.
Duration: 60 minutes
Languages: ITALIAN and english (every day during the Office’s opening hours) – german (on friday and saturday) –
french (on monday and wednesday)
Please note: the ticket for the Catacombs is already included in the price.
Forms of payments accepted
Cash at the Catacombs Office, or bank transfer payments (for groups).
The ticket for the guided tour of the Catacombs only (30 min) can be purchased online here:
Tickets for the catacombs are never refundable. In the event that for reasons of force majeure it is impossible to carry out the tour, please contact the guided tours office to check if it is possible to issue a voucher, which can be used on another date.
How to reach us
Stop at Nomentana/XXI Aprile.
Entrance from via Nomentana, 349.
Stop at S. Agnese – Annibaliano.
Entrance from via di S. Agnese, 3.
For info and reservations write to:
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Reservations for the guided tours of the Catacombs and the Monumental Complex can be made only by email (email@example.com) or online through the Omnia Vatican-Rome portal (PURCHASE button).
Telephone reservations are not accepted.