Grand Tour of Rome Private Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia

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Visit Rome in one day! A day is far too brief after all, Rome wasn't built in a day, and you can't see it in one, but you can make the most of your limited time with this special tour. This unforgettable sightseeing will show you Rome top attractions including Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and many more!


  • See the best of Rome in a day

  • Discover the majestic treasures of the eternal city such as the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and many more

  • Browse through the spectacular artworks at the Vatican Museums

  • Admire the beautiful Sistine Chapel, one of Michelangelo's great masterpieces


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Explore one of the most beautiful cities in the world on a full day guided shore excursion from Civitavecchia! Tailored according to the needs of first-time cruisers in Rome, enjoy a comprehensive tour around the Eternal City giving a glimpse of the charming city from Ancient Rome throughout the ages up to Baroque. Relax and have fun on a hassle-free sightseeing with round trip transport and skip the line access.

The tour starts with a cozy transfer from the pier to the inner city. Your skilled driver will lead you in Rome via highway with a relaxing 1 hour journey. With a professional guide, explore Rome and its majestic treasures. Get skip the line access to Rome's remarkable sights such as the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and the Colosseum.

Visited by over 5 million people per year, the Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are on the top of the list for must visit sights in Rome. See all the highlights of the museums and admire the spectacular masterpiece of Michelangelo. Appreciate other world-renowned treasures including the Maps Gallery, Raphael's Rooms, Tapestry Gallery and many more. Then, head towards the glorious St. Peter's Square and time permitting visit the stunning St. Peter's Basilica to have a glimpse of its beautiful interiors.

Take a cozy lunch break. Your knowledgeable guide will suggest where to stop for a delightful pasta dish or delicious sandwich before proceeding with the tour.

Continue to the ancient heart of Rome, the Colosseum. With a skip the line access, get a chance to take in one of Rome's notable ancient monuments bringing you back to its eventful past. A must see for every tourist, the Colosseum could house up to 50,000 people and considered as the largest amphitheater built in Rome. Have a glimpse of one of the biggest archaeological parks in the world, Roman Forum situated nearby the Palatine Hill.

Trace the path through the cobbled streets of the Eternal City leading you to the wonders of Baroque Rome including the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. Time permitting the tour may include the majestic Piazza Navina with masterpieces of Bernini and Borromini.


  • Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel

  • St Peter Square

  • Colosseum

  • Spanish Steps

  • Trevi Fountain


  • Port pickup and drop-off

  • Transport by air-conditioned car or minivan

  • Experienced tour guide

  • Entrance fees with skip the line admission to Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel

  • Entrance fees with skip the line admission to Colosseum


  • Meals and drinks

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Non-cruise passengers must provide their hotel accommodation details to arrange a different pick up for the activity as you will not be able to access the port area without a cruise ticket.

  • Guests must provide a valid ID and a deposit directly payable to the local guide for the audio guide issued by the Vatican Museums at the beginning of the tour. Please note that the deposit will be refunded upon return of the audio guide.

  • Children under 3 years old are free of charge. Child rates are for children traveling with 2 adults.

  • No refunds will be made for "no shows" except for serious health reasons documented by on board doctor the ship where the passengers are cruising or alternatively if / or ship arrives late or is unable to get into the port (both contingencies must be properly certified).

  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements.

  • Paths on the tour are rough gravel and are not suitable for wheelchairs. We deeply regret that we are unable to offer these tours to guests with strollers, wheelchairs or mobility impairments.

  • The local government has started restoration on Trevi Fountain last 30 June 2014 and will remain closed until late 2015. Due to its restoration, the landmark will be excluded from the itinerary.

  • Some museums and attractions may be closed due to unforeseen reasons such as special ceremonies, strikes, and events out of the operator's control. On these rare occasions, the tour will visit alternative sites. Attraction tickets are non-refundable.

  • The following information per participant will be required upon booking:

  • Cruise Company and Ship Name

  • Ship Arrival Time

  • Ship Departure Time

  • Full Name

  • Birth Date

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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