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Best of Rome - Off Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia Port

a cruise excursion in Civitavecchia (Rome)

Duration: 8 hours
Languages: EN, FR, IT, ES, DE
  • Local prices from local partners
  • Timely return to your cruise ship
  • Cruise friendly cancellation policy

A designed off shore excursion for all those guests who dock in Civitavecchia Port. You will be guided to the most beautiful highlights of Rome including the Vatican, Colosseum, Roman Forum and much more in one day.

A fantastic full day in Rome with pick up from Civitavecchia Port where you will be welcomed right at  the gangway of your ship.

Jump on the deluxe air-conditioned minibus for a short drive to the Imperial city of Rome. You will be greeted by your guide at the Arch of Constantine where your wonderful first part of the tour begins with skip the line entrance to the Colosseum.

Walk inside the Colosseum with your guide and feel the grandness and life of gladiators on the arena of the Colosseum. Your expert and licensed guide will give you all the facts and figures of the amphitheatre constructed in 72 AD. While walking around the ring of the first floor, you will be looking at where Emperor, Senators, upper class Romans and ladies were seated to watch the fights of gladiators vs. lions and gladiators vs. gladiators.

Finished with the Colosseum, you will be guided inside the everyday life of the Romans period: Roman Forum. Learn about the temples and the Titus Arch inside this magnificent ancient site.

Just a stone away, is where the Palatine Hill is situated. Walking across the palatine Hill, your guide will bring alive the history of this hill that once, dominated the Roman Imperial. Bath, gardens, temples, emperor homes are situated all here.

Back on the minibus with your guide, you will pass along some highlights of Rome before getting to the Vatican city.

Before entering the Vatican Museum, you will have free time (about 1 hour) for lunch at any place you like near the Vatican.

Skipping the line to enter the Vatican Museum where all the beauty of sculptures, paintings, tapestry, courtyards, galleries can be admire with your guide. Not to leave behind the fabulous Sistine Chapel where all the masters like Michelangelo, Raphael and many others left their own masterpieces.

Finishing off your tour inside the Vatican City, your guide will lead you to St. Peter's Basilica to admire the beauty and the sculptures inside of thìs most famous Basilica in the world.

Finished with this wonderful last part of your day in Rome, you will be boarding the minibus and heading back to Civitavecchia Port. Your driver will take you right to your ship for boarding on time with your memories of a beautiful and stressless day in Rome and its art.

MEETING POINT: The meeting point is situated just at your cruise ship. Your driver will hold a sign with your name on it to be easely located. Once the tour is terminated, you will be taken bak right to the cruise ship. We promise to be at the cruise in time for your boarding and heading off to your next experience.

*****Meeting time can be adjusted to your needs*****

Why this excursion?

  • Are you looking to see the most important highlights of Rome?
  • Well this is might be the tour you are looking for!!! 7/8 hours guided tour with a pick up from the port and drive straight to Rome where the tour starts.
  • Not time waisting. Pick ups right under your cruise ship and we will take you back at the pick up point without time waisting.


  • Starting your guided tour with the fabulous Colisseum with Skip the Line
  • Walk across the Roman Forum to understand the every day life of the Imperial Rome
  • Visit the lovely Palatine Hill with its stunning views over Maximum Circus where your guide will introduce you to the life of the Romans
  • At noon, you will be entering the wonderful Vatican Museum with Skip the Line
  • Admire the beauty of the Candelabra Gallery
  • Get amazed inside the Raphael Rooms while your guide will explain the frescoes
  • Be astonished by the Laooconte Sculpture in the Octagol Courtyard
  • Learn how the Sistine Chapel was created while looking at the breathtaking frescoes of Michelangelo and many other masters
  • Fill up your brain with the unique Pio Clementino's Museum
  • Be carried away from the lovely Tappesrty Gallery while your expert guide will tell you all the arts and facts

Important remarks


  • Pick up and drop of right under your cruise ship
  • A professional driver and guide with license
  • 7/8 hours guided tour with a maximum of 16 guests per guide
  • Headsets to be able to hear your guide at all times
  • A mono-lingual guided tour
  • Skip the line in all the monuments listed in the tour itinerary

Not included

  • Admission fees to the Colosseum and Roman Forum are not included in the tour rate. Those are €15 per person.
  • Admission fees to the Vatican Museum are not included in the tour rate. Those are €23 per person.
  • All admission fees can be paid in cash only directly to your guide prior tour departure in Rome.
  • Food and drinks during your lunch break.

Start location

Port of Civitavecchia

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