For cruise passengers arriving in Civitavecchia with only a single day to see the beautiful city of Rome and what it has to offer - this privately guided fully narrated shore excursion is the best option. The day trip to Rome includes a dedicated personal tour guide to show you all of Rome's highlights as well as ensuring you make it back to the cruise ship at the end of the day. And by booking ahead, you won't waste any time waiting in line! Vatican Museums and Colosseum pre-booked skip the line entrance tickets are included in the tour cost.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican City, LazioWhen your ship docks at the Civitavecchia cruise port, hop aboard your private air-conditioned vehicle for the drive into Rome, where your shore excursion starts in Vatican City. Meet your private guide, and enter the Vatican Museums with your skip-the-line ticket. Inside, wander the vast complex of galleries and rooms that house the world’s largest collection of art. Your guide will introduce you to the highlights, including, of course, the Sistine Chapel, where you can gaze in wonder at Michelangelo’s famous ceiling fresco, The Creation of Adam. Duration: 2 hoursStop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioThen visit neighboring St Peter’s Basilica (where you’ll also skip the line) to see another famous Michelangelo piece, his La Pietà sculpture, before heading out to St Peter’s Square. Duration: 30 minutesStop At: Trevi Fountain, Rome, LazioPassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Spanish Steps, Rome, LazioPassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Piazza Navona, Rome, LazioPassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Pantheon, Rome, LazioPassing byDuration: 10 minutesStop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioYou’ll end your tour at the Colosseum, where your skip-the-line ticket once again allows you to go directly inside without waiting in the main entrance queue. Walk along the ancient amphitheater’s main level, and learn about the gory gladiator battles and other events that make up its bloody history. Your day tour ends with the drive back to Civitavecchia so you can catch your cruise ship. Note: Your private guide provides commentary about Rome and its iconic sights throughout the day. If you have any special interests, such as architecture, art, culture or history, please provide this information at the time of booking so your guide can best prepare for your private tour. Worry-free Shore Excursion: We will ensure your timely return to the Civitavecchia port for this activity. In the rare event your ship has departed, we will arrange for transportation to the next port-of-call. If your ship is delayed and you are unable to attend this activity, your money will be refunded. See our terms and conditions for full details. Itinerary You MUST include the following cruise details at time of booking! • Cruise company • Ship Name • Your arrival time into Civitavecchia • Please note, you can choose to remain in Rome or drop off to the airport also. Please specify at time of booking. Duration: 3 hours