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Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Independent Rome Day Trip

Highlights
  • Independent Rome shore excursion with a private driver
  • See top Rome attractions such as the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain
  • Visit the Vatican Museums, and admire Michelangelo's ceiling painting The Creation of Adam
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Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Independent Rome Day Trip
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Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Independent Rome Day Trip
US$131.52
Overview
For an easy, relaxing way to get to Rome when your ship arrives at the Civitavecchia cruise port, book this independent shore excursion that provides private transportation into the city with a knowledgeable driver. You can design your own sightseeing adventure with the help of your driver to see the Eternal City’s famous landmarks. Perhaps visit Ancient Rome sites like the Colosseum, baroque attractions like the Trevi Fountain, lively squares like Piazza Navona or the artistic masterpieces of the Vatican. It’s up to you! 
What to Expect
Upon your ship’s arrival at the Civitavecchia port, your independent shore excursion starts by meeting your private driver for the journey into Rome. This is your day tour and you can create your own itinerary, so just let your driver know what sights you want to see the most (all entrance fees, food and drinks are at your own expense).

Perhaps visit the Vatican Museums to admire some of the most treasured works of art on Earth, such as Renaissance pieces by Raphael and Michelangelo’s legendary frescoes that adorn the Sistine Chapel, including The Creation of Adam. Walk around St Peter’s Square, and check out St Peter’s Basilica, the largest catholic church in the world, home to more Renaissance art like Michaelangelo’s La Pietà sculpture.

Maybe you want to immerse yourself in Ancient Rome by visiting the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Arch of Constantine and Palatine Hill. Drive by Circus Maximums, and marvel at the imposing design of the Pantheon. For a look at Rome’s most beautiful and romantic attractions, you’ll want to walk through the historical center to find the Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps and Piazza Navona. Don’t forget to take a break to enjoy the most pleasurable of Italian activities—eating and drinking at a sunny sidewalk café. 

When your time in Rome is up, rest your feet on the drive back to Civitavecchia.

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.
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1 - 5 of 14 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rome in a Day - Absolutely Doable with Luca the Magician

I didn't think it was possible to fit in as much as we did in one day especially in the height of the busy July tourist season, but our driver Luca was an absolute magician. Picking us up from Civitavecchia and heading into Rome -...More

Thank amackin70
Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rome in a Day!

We had the pleasure of having Leo as our driver for the day which was a huge highlight of our European vacation! Leo picked us up from the cruise ship on time and got us to the Colosseum for a guided tour and then organized...More

Thank KarlaNak
Reviewed 7 July 2018
Best day I had in Europe with the most incredible guide.

This was a day trip to Rome from a cruise. Our guide, Leonardo, was the best guide I've ever experienced. He was so knowledgeable and his enthusiasm was absolutely contagious. We were able to see way more than I expected in the short time that...More

1  Thank danas1430
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile
3 prestige rent tours

We booked with prestige instead of booking excursions through the cruise. Booked three different ones: Naples/Pompeii, Vatican City/Rome and Florence/Pisa. Ciro was our driver in Naples and everything was wonderful. Great suggestions for a private lunch in a small winery below Mount Vesuvius which we...More

Thank ConnieLantrip
Reviewed 22 May 2018
Rome with THE BEST guide EVER..... Leo!!!

We were on a cruise and wanted to do something different that what the shore excursions offered, so we decided to rent our own private driver......and what a driver he was!!! Leo was VERY knowledgeable about ancient Rome. We could not have asked for a...More

Thank Jeanne S
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