Depart from the Port of Civitavecchia for your private shore excursion to the Eternal City of Rome: Vatican Museums entrance tickets and official guide included. It will be a breathtaking drive along the coastal countryside to get to the heart of Rome. This one-day trip will allow you to see and admire the highlights of the city of Rome. You will be assisted during the entire day until your return back to the cruise ship.
Your driver will pick you up from the port at 08:00am to start your unforgettable excursion. When arriving in Rome you will enjoy the following sites: the first will be the Colosseum (the greatest monument of the roman empire), visiting the best of the archaeological area avoiding to get lost inside the ruins with thousands of visitors here we walk the cobbled stones where once the emperors and the Romans populated the arena. The walk continues and includes also an overview on to the Palatine Hill (once the Residence of Roman Emperors) then we drive up to Piazza Venezia (Venice Square) passing along the Imperial Forum Avenue and here we stop to admire the panoramic view of the Valley of the Roman Forums and the 7 hills from the Capitoline Hill. We then continue the drive to the Trevi Fountain (where king Neptune’s Tritons guard the sparkling waters of Rome’s most beloved monument), Pantheon (the most preserved and influential building of ancient Roman temple dedicated to all the gods of pagan) and Piazza Navona. From here we take a break where before proceeding crossing the Tiber River, you will enter the Vatican City to admire the beauty of Vatican museums with your Guide. At the end of the tour we will drive back to the Port of Civitavecchia.