Catacomb of Santa Cristina at Bolsena
Church of Santa Cristina, Bolsena
Province of Viterbo
Opening hours: 9-12; 15-19 (Summer); until 17:30 in winter
Relics from the catacomb in the chapel of S. Leonardo in the church.
Catacomb of San Ilario (Saint Hilary) at Valmontone
Catacomb and basilica to Saint Hilary.
Catacomb of Santa Vittoria at Monteleone Sabino
Church of Santa Vittoria (1.5 kilometers outside of the town center)
02033 Monteleone Sabino
Province of Rieti
Contact the parish priest of Monteleone Sabino for access to the church and catacomb. The small catacomb which held the remains of Saint Vittoria has been recently studied and restored. Entrance to the catacomb is through a door on the left side of the Romanesque church dedicated to the saint.
Catacombs of Vico at Anagni
The two catacombs are located in the Vico district of the town of Anagni, close to the route of an ancient Roman road.
Anagni web site: http://www.axa.it/anagni/it/a-adisc.html
The Christian catacombs in Naples are under the authority of the Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology at the Vatican. Scholars and others interested in visiting the Neapolitan catacombs not ordinarily open to the public should contact the Secretary of the PCAS at its Rome office.
Pontifical Commission for Sacred Archaeology
Via Napoleone III #1
Catacomb of San Gennaro (St. Januarius)
Tondo di Capodimonte
Catacomb of San Gaudioso
Church of Santa Maria della Sanita
Via della Sanita
Opening times: Sundays from 9:30-11:45
The catacomb conserves traces of Late Roman fresco and mosaic decoration : later burials and decoration from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
Catacomb at Capua
Duomo at Santa Maria Capua Vetere
Small catacomb located under the fifth-century Duomo for the city.
Catacomb at Teano Visits can be arranged through the Diocese of Caserta
Catacomb "La Grotta" at Prata Principato Ultra Basilica
Provincia di Avellino
Web site: http://www.agendaonline.it/avellino/prataprincipatoultra.htm Entrance to the catacomb beside the church. The oldest area conserves arcosolia, sarcophagi and funerary inscriptions; evidence of later devotional paintings in a large crypt suggest the trasformation of the site into a hypogaean basilica.
Santuario Santa Filomena 83027 Mugnano del Cardinale
Provincia di Avellino
Web site: http://www.philomena.it/filomena.htm
Santuary of Saint Philomena, whose body was translated from the Catacomb of Priscilla in Rome to the sanctuary in the Diocese of Nola in 1802.
Catacomb at Lentini The Duomo (Chiesa Madre) of Lentini stands above a burial hypogaeum from the Late Empire.
Necropolis of Pantalica Sortino (Province of Syracuse)
Christian burials located within the area of a large ancient necropolis excavated outside of the remains of the ancient city of Pantalica.
Catacomb of Avola (Siracusa)
Catacomb of Manomozza at Priolo (Siracusa)
Jewish Catacomb at Catania
Funerary epigraphs conserved in the Museo Civico in the Castello Ursino, Catania
Catacomb of San Giorgio (Modica)
Catacomb at Colle Itria
Catacomb of San Silvestro
Catacomb of Colli San Giuliano and San Marco
Christian Necropolis at Santa Croce Camarina
Caucana (Province of Ragusa)
Opening times: 9-13; also in the afternoons during the summer
Catacomb at Cava dHispica
Ispica (Province of Ragusa)
Opening times: 8-20 (17 in Winter)
The site contains catacombs, Christian tombs, cave oratories and the remains of the churches of San Pancrazio and San Nicola.
Catacomb at "Dieri"
Catacomb of the "Grotte Fragapane"
Valle dei Templi, Agrigento
The catacomb used in the palaeochristian and byzantine period is located within a much older Hellenistic-Roman cemetery in the Valle dei Templi. It is currently inaccessible to the public.
Caltabellotta Pre-Christian underground burial galleries located outside of the town of Caltabellotta.
Catacomb of the Capucin Friars "Cappuccini"
Piazza del Convento dei Cappuccini
A "modern" catacomb begun in the sixteenth century by the Capucin Friars and in use until the late nineteenth century.
Catacomb of San Marco at Ispica Contact Sen. Marisa Moltisanti (landowner)
Via Dante, 16
Ispica (Province of Ragusa)
Web page: http://www.ragusaonline.com/copai/interventi/13.htm
The catacomb is located east of the city of Ispica. It has one main gallery mainly for loculi burial and two smaller burial cubicula.
Catacomb of Sant Antioco Church of Saint Antioco
Opening Hours: 9-12 and 15-18
Christian catacomb created inside the underground chambers of a Punic necropolis.
Catacombs of Saint Mustiola and Caterina 53043 Chiusi
Tourist Information Office: +39/578/227667
Provincia di Siena
Opening hours: Sundays 11-16 (Winter); 11-17 (Summer)
Recently restored catacomb complex in use through the fifth century A.D. Chiusi is also the site of an Etruscan necropolis with a few tombs currently accessible to the public.
Catacombs on Pianosa (Livorno)
The catacombs are found on an small island of volcanic tuff nicknamed "Devils Island" close to the Island of Elba. These christian burial areas testify to the presence of an early Christian community on the island. Until recently the site of a large penal colony, the island has been handed over to the Benedictine order and may be accessible to tourists in the near future.
Jewish Catacomb at Venosa Catacomb open by custodian on request.
Contact: Soprintendenza ai Beni Ambientali ed Archeologici di Potenza
Discovered in the sixteenth century and long known as the "Grotto of Santa Rufina", the catacomb subject to a new excavation in 1974 which revealed an arcosolium from the fifth century decorated with Jewish symbols.
Two other catacombs are located in the vicinity.
Interesting report from the Universita di Bari on geological conditions of catacomb (Italian): http://www.irpi.to.cnr.it/geoben2000/italian/A4.htm (page 9)
Catacomb of Villa San Faustino Massa Martana
Province of Perugia
Tel: +39/075/856248 (Custodian)
Christian catacombs located next to an ancient bridge called the "Fonnaia". Visits can be arranged by contacting the custodian of the site.
Catacomb of S. Emidio S. Emidio alle Grotte
The catacomb is believed to contain the remains of Saint Emidio, the patron saint of the town of Ascoli. A small eighteenth century church to "S. Emidio alle Grotte" is built against the tufo cliff and above the catacomb. Nearby are the ruins of a much older church to Saint Hilary.
Catacomb of Kom es-Shouqafa Alexandria
Family hypogaeum containing tombs from the Antonine period. The decoration is a fascinating syncretism between the Egyptian religion and Roman influence on art and culture. The tomb contains burials in sarcophagi and rooms for activities for the cult of the dead.