Tours of Tuff Quarries Below Site of Jewish Catacombs of Monteverde and Catacombs of S. Pancrazio

Tours of the tuff quarries below the Monteverde Vecchio in Rome and the Catacombs of Pancrazio on the Janiculum are scheduled on December 2, 2017 for participants in the Hypogea 2017 conference, "“Cavità di origine antropica, modalità d’indagine, aspetti di catalogazione, analisi della pericolosità, monitoraggio e valorizzazione”. The excursion sign up sheet is here:

Entrance to the Monteverde quarries is through a condominium, so it is necessary to bring a change of shoes. The cost of the trip, including insurance, is 30 euro. Maximum group size is 15. Please send the completed payment form to

A study of the Monteverde quarries was carried out in 2013 by the speleological association Roma Sotterranea on behalf of Rome's Soprintendenza Speciale per i Beni Archeologici di Roma (press release).

The complete conference program is at:

Hypogea 2017 organizers:

Società Italiana di Geologia Ambientale
c/o FIDAF via Livenza n.6, 00198 Roma
t. 06 5943344 | f. 06 5943344

Consiglio Nazionale dei Geologi
Via Vittoria Colonna n.40, 00193 Roma
t. 06 68807736-7 | f. 06 68807742