Christian Basilica of Saint Lorenzo

Early – Christian Basilica of Saint Lorenzo

Early – Christian Basilica of Saint Lorenzo: located beneath the deconsecrated church of Saint Lorenzo are the ruins of the cruciform church called Concilium Sanctorum, because it was built on the buries of the first martyrs.
In the church are situated the tombs of the first bishops of the Aosta Valley and other tombs built during the 5th and 8th centuries.

Inside the basilica we can see different kind of tombs placed in privileged parts of the building such as the apses or the presbytery.

The Early- Christian Basilica of Saint Lorenzo is an archaeological site placed under the deconsecrated church of Saint Lorenzo, close to the Collegiate of Saint Orso.

Discover here the guided tour of the Roman and Medieval town of Aosta

Opening hours

April to September: daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
October to March: daily from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Closed on December 25th and January 1st

Here the updated timetables

Prices

From 1st July to 31st December 2021

Combination ticket to the Early – Christian church of Saint Lorenzo; Cryptoporticus, Roman theatre, Archaeological Museum and Area of Saint MArtin de Corléans

Full price: € 10,00
Reduced entrance-fee: € 8,00 (group of at least 25 paying visitors, university student)
Free: young people 0-25 years old; visitors with disabilities and their companions, teachers accompanying school groups 1 person per 10 students)