Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Splendor of Rome Tour

Day Trips & Excursions in Rome

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Enjoy a this tour tour from Civitavecchia. Meet your driver/guide at the bus terminal and depart on a unique experience . Your guide will give you information about Rome on the 90 minute ride to Rome. You will drive bye the Circus Maximus, Aventine and Palatine hill before arriving at the Colosseum where you will be able to enter if you have purchased tickets . Continue and visit the Trevi fountain , Pantheon and Piazza Navona before heading to St Peter's Basilica .This tour does not include the Vatican Museum /Sistine Chapel.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Civitavecchia Port, Civitavecchia, Province of Rome, LazioTake a free shuttle dockside and meet your guide holding a sign "driverinrome" at the Bus terminal then head to Rome.Stop At: Colosseum, Rome, LazioStop at the most fascinating monument in Rome, a place where 50.000 people could assist to cruel battles between gladiators and wild beasts: the Colosseum. Tickets are not included - please ask your guide if required.Duration: 1 hourPass By: Circus Maximus, Rome, LazioIt is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine Hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire.Pass By: Domus Augustana, Rome, LazioThe House of Augustus, or the Domus Augusti, is the first major site upon entering the Palatine Hill in Rome, Italy. Historically, this house has been identified as the primary place of residence for the emperor Augustus.The Domus Augusti is located near the so-called Hut of Romulus and other sites that have connections to the foundation of Rome. This residence contained a complex of structuresPass By: Roman Forum, Rome, LazioIt's a rectangular forum(plaza) surrounded by the ruins of several important ancient government buildings at the center of the city of Rome. Citizens of the ancient city referred to this space, originally a marketplace, as the Forum Magnum, or simply the Forum. Stop At: Trevi Fountain, Rome, LazioIt is the largest Baroque fountain in the city and one of the most famous fountains in the world. The fountain has appeared in several notable films, including Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita, the eponymous Three Coins in the Fountain, The Lizzie McGuire Movie, Sabrina Goes to Rome and Roman Holiday.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Pantheon, Rome, LazioFormer Roman temple, now a church, in Rome, Italy, on the site of an earlier temple commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD). It was completed by the emperor Hadrian and probably dedicated about 126 AD. Its date of construction is uncertain, because Hadrian chose not to inscribe the new temple but rather to retain the inscription of Agrippa's older temple, which had burned down.Duration: 20 minutesStop At: Stadio di Domiziano - Navona Square Underground, Rome, LazioBuilt on the site of the Stadium of Domitian, built in the 1st century AD, and follows the form of the open space of the stadium later was transformed into a highly significant example of Baroque Roman architecture.It features important sculptural and creations: in the center stands the famous Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi or Fountain of the Four Rivers.Duration: 20 minutesPass By: Arco di Costantino, Rome, LazioDrive by the impressive Arch of Costantine Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican City, LazioEnter the vast expanse of St. Peter's Square through Bernini's colonnades into Christendom's largest church resting on 800 pillars and housing 44 altars. See the gilded Papal Canopy suspended over the altar where the Pope celebrates mass, the splendid gilt-bronze throne in the apse and one of the best known pieces of sculpture in the world - the Pieta, Michelangelo's masterpiece in marble.Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Fuel surcharge
  • Professional guide for groups over 8 passengers
  • English speaking driver for groups under 9 passengers
  • Port pickup and drop-off ( Bus terminal)
  • Small-group tour no more than 30 per bus

What’s not included

  • Lunch
  • Colosseum admission fee
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum

Highlights

  • Excellent value for money
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Likely to Sell Out
  • Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
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