Notices

new rates from 1st July 2022

New rates from 1st July 2022:

  • for the visit of the Catacombs (30 min): full 10 €, reduced 7 €
  • for the visit of the Catacombs + Monumental Complex (60 min): full 12 €, reduced 9 €

summer break

Summer break from 15th August to 31st August 2022.

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Catacombs and Monumental Complex

 

Mausoleum of Costanza

The Mausoleum of Costanza is open for prayer every day:

  • 09.00 – 12.00
  • 15.00 – 18.00

 

St. Agnes Basilica

The Basilica of St. Agnes is open:

  • 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 Mausoleum and the Basilica during liturgical celebrations.

St. Agnes Catacombs

opening hours:
  • thursday
    • 09.00 – 12.00
    • 15.00 – 18.00
  • friday
    • 09.00 – 12.00
    • 15.00 – 18.00
  • saturday
    • 09.00 – 12.00
    • 15.00 – 19.00
    • sunday
      • 15.00 – 18.00
    closing days:

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

    The maximum number of visitors admitted to each tour is 20.
    Reservations are recommended and mandatory for groups.

     

    Covid-19

    Covid-19 emergency:

    It is mandatory to wear facial mask (FFP2/KN95 recommended).

    Guided tours

    Guided tour of St. Agnes Catacombs

    Duration: 30 minutes
    Languages: Italian – English

    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.

    tickets
    • ordinary ticket: € 8.00
    • reduced ticket: € 5.00 (see reductions)

     

    Guided tour of the “Sant’Agnese fuori le mura” Monumental Complex

    Duration: 60 minutes
    Languages: Italian – English

    The visit is led by the official guides of S. Agnese, 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, the archaeological area of the Constantinian Basilica and the baptistery of Pius IX.

    tickets
    • ordinary ticket: € 10.00
    • reduced ticket: € 7.00 (see reductions)

     

    Private guided tour of the “Sant’Agnese fuori le mura” Monumental Complex

    Duration: 60 minutes
    Languages: Italian – English

    Take advantage of a PRIVATE guided tour only for your group to the “Sant’Agnese Fuori le Mura” Complex.
    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, the archaeological area of the Constantinian Basilica and the baptistery of Pius IX.

    tickets
    • private groups up to 5 people: € 50.00
    • private groups up to 10 people: € 80.00

     

    The visits are scheduled every hour. Last visit starts one hour before closing.
    It is not allowed to enter the Catacombs on your own.
    It is forbidden to bring animals.

    Reduced tickets

    • 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

    Visitors with a wheelchair are not allowed to enter the Catacombs.

    Forms of payments accepted

    Cash or bank transfer payments.

    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.

    The ticket for the guided tour of the Catacombs only (30 min) can be purchased online here:

    Those wishing to make the complete tour of the Monumental Complex of St. Agnes (60 min) can pay the supplement of 2 euros on the day of the visit.

     

    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