Catacombs and lunch at taberna romana

Rome, Italy

Experience hosted by Debora E Fiamma

  1. 3.5 hours
  2. Hosted in English, Spanish, French and Italian
Great for groups
Celebrations, work gatherings, and more.

What you'll do

In this experience, we wish to take you on a journey back to ancient Rome! Meeting at the Basilica di San Pancrazio, we will begin our experience discovering the Basilica and the lesser known catacombs which are very special because they are the only catacombs that were not lost over the centuries. We will illuminate the stories of the martyrs who were buried there and the customs of the first Christians. Following this, we will invite you into our home for a truly authentic Roman 'Prandium', a typical lunch from 2000 years ago made from the ancient Roman recipes of Apicius, you will have the chance to taste history with spiced wine, dried pork, handmade bread, cheeses, lentils, soups, and more! A truly unique way to experience the history of Rome with new friends and a full belly! Please watch our video Catacombs et gastronomy in Ancient Rome on Youtube
https://youtu.be/jZDmB8AFILo PLEASE NOTE, to participate in the experience it is required that you received the COVID vaccination for this it will be necessary to show the certificate of vaccine or the green pass alternatively a negative COVID test carried out in the last 48 houPLrs. If you can't provide this document please DON'T BOOK
In this experience, we wish to take you on a journey back to ancient Rome! Meeting at the Basilica di San Pancrazio, we will begin our experience discovering the Basilica and the lesser known catacombs which are very special because they are the only catacombs that were not lost over the centuries. We will illuminate the stories of the martyrs who were buried there and the customs of the first Christians. Following this, we will invite you into…

What's included

  • Food
    We will offer you a typical meal of ancient Rome

Meet your host, Debora E Fiamma

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 128 Reviews
  • Identity verified
Hi, I'm Debora, I was born and raised in Rome and would describe myself as cheerful and sociable.I have a passion for History and roman cuisine and I am a guide in the catacumbs. I am a great storyteller and the ingredients of my experiences are story archaeology food art and traditions of the ancient romans . The experience I offer you combines my passions. I would love to take you on a journey to discover hidden treasures of Rome that you could not visit alone and offer to you the best ancient Roman food!. On this experience we will also be joined by my familiars history experts. We are very attentive to the health of our guests by respecting all the preventive measures planned to combat Covid 19, we host small groups, we measure the temperature and disinfect the hands at the entrance. It will also be mandatory to wear the mask inside
Hi, I'm Debora, I was born and raised in Rome and would describe myself as cheerful and sociable.I have a passion for History and roman cuisine and I am a guide in the catacumbs. I am a great storyteller and the ingredients of my experiences are story archaeology food art and traditions of the ancient romans . The experience I offer you combines my passions. I would love to take you on a journey to discover hidden treasures of Rome that you could not visit alone and offer to you the best ancie…
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From $62/ person

Private groups only
From $286 per group
Private groups only
From $286 per group
Private groups only
From $286 per group

Where you'll be

We will meet at Basilica San Pancrazio will visit the ancient basilica and the catacombs underneath. We will then walk toward my home, a unique building with it's own long history, where we will eat in the manner of the ancient Roman

Rated 4.99 out of 5 from 128 reviews.

Linda
November 2021
Really great experience! We are a big family with many children and all found it to be the best experience of all in Rome. Debora is wonderful and both funny and respectful. She cooks really good and we ate a lot! We really recommend this!
Karen
October 2021
This experience was an absolute highlight of our trip to Rome. Debora is very knowledgeable and so friendly with a great sense of humor. Lunch at her home after our tour was delicious, relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. Truly a wonderful experience! Hope to return in the future.
Jessica
October 2021
We loved this experience! The catacombs are an unusual place and the intimate tour was very special. Debora was so knowledgeable, friendly and fun. The lunch was delicious and historically interesting. We would definitely recommend this experience!
Nancy
October 2021
This was a educational and fun tour. Debora has a passion for what she does and it comes through in the tour. The tour was so much more personal and no long lines or crowds. We especially like going to her home she gives you pointers on understanding the Italian language and culture. Her and her family are wonderful kind and funny. We dressed up as romans and had so much fun we were all laughing. Debora took lots of pictures and sent them all to us.
Jason
September 2021
Debora was a spectacular host. She was extremely knowledgeable and was an amazing story teller. Her personality and cooking skills were just the icing on the cake. Highly recommended.
Nina
September 2021
Debora’s presentation of the Catacombs was unexpectedly informative, respectful, and interesting. Little did we know that the tour was just the beginning of what she had to offer. We came away astonished at her hospitality - she cooked a delicious meal, entertained in unexpected ways, and made us feel like family. Each and every one of us are thankful to Debora for going above and beyond to make our tour an opportunity to be Romans - not just tourists. Debora E Fiamma is magnificent.

Choose from available dates

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  • Fri, 17 Dec
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group
  • Mon, 20 Dec
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group
  • Tue, 28 Dec
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group
  • Wed, 29 Dec
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group
  • Thu, 30 Dec
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group
  • Fri, 31 Dec
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Join 4 other guests
    $62 per person, previously $77
  • Mon, 3 Jan
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group
  • Tue, 4 Jan
    10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    Private groups only
    From $286 per group

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 5 and up can attend, up to 10 guests total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practise social distancing.

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.