Shore Excursion: Rome In One Day with Gelato Tasting

Shore Excursions in Rome

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Disembark your cruise ship to take this 9-hour tour of the Eternal City. Accompanied by an English-speaking private driver and also by an English speaking private guide for 5.5 hours, see highlights of the city, including Vatican City and the Pantheon. Delight in a tasting of Italian ice cream before stopping by the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps.
Meet your driver at the Civitavecchia Port after disembarking your ship. They will be easily noticeable by the sign with your name on the front. The English-speaking driver will then take you to Rome's city center where you will meet your private guide for the 5.5-hour tour. A local expert with a degree either in Archaeology or in Art and History, the guide will help you to discover the beauty of Rome. Begin with a visit to the Vatican, using priority skip the line tickets. Admire the impressive collection of Roman antiquities and paintings in the Vatican galleries, including Michelangelo's masterpiece in the Sistine Chapel. After the Vatican, the driver will accompany you and your private guide to the Colosseum, Rome’s most famous landmark. See the incredible structure from the outside before making your way to the Pantheon. Observe the massive dome of one of Rome's most well-preserved Roman buildings. Then, make a stop for a delicious complimentary Italian ice-crean and visit the inside of the Villa Farnesina. There, stunning paintings by the artist Rafaello are preserved. Conclude with visits to the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps before heading back to the Civitavecchia Port.

What’s included

  • Private tour
  • Local and professional guide for 5.5 hours
  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Guaranteed to skip the long lines
  • Entrance fees (Vatican Museums, Villa Farnesina)
  • English speaking private driver with private vehicle for 9 hours
  • Gelato

What’s not included

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Other entrance fees to be paid on site (if required)


  • Skip the line
  • Private guide for a more personalized experience
  • Separate driver ensures your guides full attention throughout the day
  • Great overview and orientation of the city