Notices

Visits schedule change

We inform our kind guests that from march 01 to may 31 2024:

  • the visits in German language scheduled on Friday at 11.00 am will take place on Wednesday at 03.00 pm;
  • the visits in French language scheduled scheduled on Wednesday at 3.00 pm will take place on Friday at 11.00 am.

Catacombs closure

The Catacombs will be closed:

  • 6 th January 2024 (morning – Epiphany)
  • 13 th January 2024 (afternoon at 4 pm)
  • 31 st March 2024 (Easter)
  • 29 th June 2024 (morning – Saints Peter and Paul);
  • from 12 th to 25 th August 2024 (summer break);
  • 1 st November 2024 (morning – All Saints’ Day);
  • from 4 th November to 17 th November 2024 (scheduled maintenance);
  • 25 th December 2024 (Christmas);
  • 31 st December 2024 (afternoon – New Year’s Eve)
  • 1 st January 2025 (New Year’s Day)
  • 6 th January 2025 (morning – Epiphany)
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Catacombs and Monumental Complex

 

Mausoleum of Costanza

The Mausoleum of Costanza is open to visitors every day:

  • 09.00 – 12.00
  • 15.00 – 18.00

Visitors and groups are not allowed in the Mausoleum during liturgical
celebrations.

 

St. Agnes Basilica

St. Agnes Basilica is open to visitors every day:

  • from monday to saturday
    • 09.00 – 12.00
    • 15.00 – 19.00
  • on sunday
    • 15.00 – 19.00

Visitors and groups are not allowed in the Basilica during liturgical celebrations.
 

St. Agnes Catacombs

Catacombs Office opening hours (for guided tours schedule see guided tours):

opening hours
  • from monday to saturday
    • 10.00 – 13.00
    • 15.00 – 18.00
  • on sunday
    • 15.00 – 18.00

To communicate with this Office please write to catacombe@santagnese.net

closing days:

Closed on Sunday morning, January 1st, Easter, August 15th,
Christmas, morning of religious holidays.

Guided tours

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)

 

 

monday tuesday wednesday thursday friday saturday sunday
10:00 ITA ITA ITA ITA ITA ITA -
11:00 FRA ENG ENG ENG DEU DEU -
12:00 ENG ITA ITA ITA ENG ENG -
15:00 ITA ENG FRA ENG ITA ITA ITA
16:00 ENG ITA ITA ITA ENG ENG ENG
17:00 ITA ENG ENG ENG ITA ITA ITA
monday
  • 10:00 – ITA
  • 11:00 – FRA
  • 12:00 – ENG
  • 15:00 – ITA
  • 16:00 – ENG
  • 17:00 – ITA
tuesday
  • 10:00 – ITA
  • 11:00 – ENG
  • 12:00 – ITA
  • 15:00 – ENG
  • 16:00 – ITA
  • 17:00 – ENG
wednesday
  • 10:00 – ITA
  • 11:00 – ENG
  • 12:00 – ITA
  • 15:00 – FRA
  • 16:00 – ITA
  • 17:00 – ENG
thursday
  • 10:00 – ITA
  • 11:00 – ENG
  • 12:00 – ITA
  • 15:00 – ENG
  • 16:00 – ITA
  • 17:00 – ENG
friday
  • 10:00 – ITA
  • 11:00 – DEU
  • 12:00 – ENG
  • 15:00 – ITA
  • 16:00 – ENG
  • 17:00 – ITA
saturday
  • 10:00 – ITA
  • 11:00 – DEU
  • 12:00 – ENG
  • 15:00 – ITA
  • 16:00 – ENG
  • 17:00 – ITA
sunday
  • 15:00 – ITA
  • 16:00 – ENG
  • 17:00 – ITA
tickets
  • ordinary ticket: € 10.00
  • reduced ticket: € 7.00 (see reductions)

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).

reductions
  • minors aged between 7 and 16
  • groups of students from primary and secondary schools and institutes (7 to 16-year-olds)
  • Archaeology, Architecture, Art History and Cultural Heritage students up to the age of 25 upon exhibiting the required certification
  • men and women of the clergy, nuns, seminarists and novices upon exhibiting the required certification
free tickets
  • children up to the age of 6
  • disabled visitors and companion
  • students of the Pontifical Institute of Christian Archaeology (upon exhibiting the card issued by the Pontifical Commission of Sacred Archaeology)
  • priests and nuns of the religious community of custodians of the Catacombs
  • teachers, university tutors and catechists accompanying a group (one free entrance for every 15 paying visitors)
  • groups of 35 or more visitors paying full price can benefit from two free entrances
  • tourist guides with valid licence
  • researchers who provide documentary proof of their studies may apply for free entrance with the Pontifical Commission of Sacred Archaeology

 

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)

 

tickets
  • private groups up to 5 people: € 80.00
  • private groups up to 10 people: € 150.00
  • private groups up to 15 people: € 220.00
  • private groups up to 20 people: € 300.00

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

bus
  • from city center (P.za Venezia): 60 express
  • from stazione Termini: 90

Stop at Nomentana/XXI Aprile.
Entrance from via Nomentana, 349.

 

metro
  • line: B1

Stop at S. Agnese – Annibaliano.
Entrance from via di S. Agnese, 3.

 

Information

For info and reservations write to:

catacombe@santagnese.net