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Rome Grand Tour

a cruise excursion in Rome

Duration: 7 hours
Languages: EN, FR, IT, ES, DE
  • Local prices from local partners
  • Timely return to your cruise ship
  • Cruise friendly cancellation policy

If you are traveling to a certain place for the first time and if it is really worth visiting, you would want to get the best from it: this is a once in a lifetime experience. Choose the most comprehen- sive tour of the Eternal City and travel through time; this unforgettable sightseeing will show you Rome top attractions from the masterpieces of antiquity, to the splendors of Baroque time and the great works of contemporary architecture. Let the Eternal City enchant you as you stroll through its picturesque cobblestone alleyways and discover some of the world’s most famous sites – all in a single day! You will see Saint Peter’s Square, the magnificent Rome Pantheon and the Colosseum (from outside) along with many of the city's unsung heroes.

Our grand tour starts at Colosseum, one of the most impressive spots in Rome. From there we trace a path through the cobbled streets of the city to the superb Ancient Rome path. Guests will then admire the Constantine Arch and a part of the Via Sacra leading into the open-air museum of the Forum area. Shore trippers will learn Roman Emperors glorious past history, as they never would have guessed. Piazza Venezia and the Palatine Hill are the gateway to one of the biggest archaeological parks in the world: Roman Forum and Palatine Hill: the political, administrative and religious centre of Rome.

Then proceed to Trevi Fountain, it will amaze guests with its stunning beauty after recent renova- tion works: toss a coin in the water and wish to return back to Rome. After a cozy walk reach the Pantheon and visit its gorgeous interiors, then board again the coach towards the Vatican.
The tours ends at the magnificent Saint Peter’s Square where can be admired the Bernini colon- nade and the amazing Basilica facade which is visited from outside. Listen to stories from the guide about the popes, pilgrims and Renaissance art masters who have left their marks on this unique of its kind site, whose Michelangelo-designed dome dominates the Rome skyline.

After greeting the guide, guests can finally enjoy a relaxed transfer back to the port of Civitavecchia approximately at 3.30 pm. Drop-off directly at the dock within 5.00 pm.

Why this excursion?

  • See the best that Rome has to offer in a single day
  • See top Rome attractions such as the recently restored Trevi Fountain
  • Travel back in time to Ancient Rome and descend through two-thousand years of history
  • What makes this sightseeing unique and different?
  • With groups of maximum 35 people, your sightseeing will be intimate and easy-going while your knowledgeable guide will have time to satisfy the inquiries and the curiosity of the guests.
  • This tour has been tailored according the needs of first-time cruisers in Rome: a full comprehensive panoramic view from Ancient Rome throughout the ages up to Baroque.

Important remarks

  • The bus picks you up at  Forte Michelangelo (Civitavecchia), outside the port at 8.45h
  • Unfortunately this experience is not recommended for wheelchair users
  • The bus will leave at 9:00, please be on time
  • You will see the monuments from the outside and you have some free time (30-45 mins) at the end of the tour to explore on your own. Entrance fees are not included in the price.
  • St Peter's Basilica has a strict dress code: shorts, bare shoulders and mini-skirts are not permitted. This applies to both men and women. Scissors, knives, or other sharp objects may not be brought into the church. During mass on Sundays and public holidays, your guide will inform you about the cathedral from just outside the door. During the Pope's Wednesday General Audience, St Peter's is closed to the public.
  • There's walking involved during this excursion
  • This is a shared tour.  A minimum of 15 participants is necessary for the tour. 
  • This tour is available in the following dates only: Limited availability:
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017
    Wednesday, February 08, 2017
    Wednesday, March 08, 2017
    Sunday, March 26, 2017
    Wednesday, April 05, 2017
    Monday, April 24, 2017
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017
    Wednesday, May 03, 2017
    Thursday, May 04, 2017
    Monday, May 08, 2017
    Wednesday, May 10, 2017
    Thursday, May 11, 2017
    Tuesday, May 16, 2017
    Wednesday, May 17, 2017
    Thursday, May 18, 2017
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017
    Thursday, May 25, 2017
    Sunday, May 28, 2017
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017
    Wednesday, June 07, 2017
    Thursday, June 08, 2017
    Friday, June 09, 2017
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017
    Thursday, June 15, 2017
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017
    Thursday, June 22, 2017
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017
    Monday, July 03, 2017
    Wednesday, July 05, 2017
    Thursday, July 06, 2017
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    Thursday, July 13, 2017
    Saturday, July 15, 2017
    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    Thursday, July 20, 2017
    Wednesday, July 26, 2017
    Thursday, July 27, 2017
    Wednesday, August 02, 2017
    Thursday, August 03, 2017
    Tuesday, August 08, 2017
    Wednesday, August 09, 2017
    Thursday, August 10, 2017
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017
    Thursday, August 17, 2017
    Sunday, August 20, 2017
    Wednesday, August 23, 2017
    Thursday, August 24, 2017
    Wednesday, August 30, 2017
    Friday, September 01, 2017
    Wednesday, September 06, 2017
    Thursday, September 07, 2017
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017
    Wednesday, September 20, 2017
    Thursday, September 21, 2017
    Monday, September 25, 2017
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017
    Wednesday, October 04, 2017
    Friday, October 06, 2017
    Saturday, October 07, 2017
    Thursday, October 12, 2017
    Thursday, October 19, 2017
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017
    Thursday, November 02, 2017
    Sunday, November 12, 2017
  • Cancellations
  • In the event of an excursion being cancelled by our organization, prior to operating, for reasons beyond our control, a full refund will be agreed. Alterations to any booking, including cancellation, can only be accepted up until close of business, 5 days before sailing. If a booking is cancelled within 5 to 3 days prior the activity date passengers are subject to a cancellation fee of 50%. No refunds will be made for passengers who are “no shows” or who cancel within 3 days of the activity date.

  • Emergencies and missed excursions: no shows are 100% not refundable, only exception is for serious health reasons duly certified by Ship’s doctor or alternatively if the ship arrives late or is unable to get into the port (both contingencies must be properly certified and will be double checked by our organization). In those specific cases we will always take into consideration a special marketing gesture for the end customers, the amount of the partial refund will be defined for each specific event when occurred


  • Comfortable tour bus
  • Tour guide

Not included

  • Entrance fees to the monuments
  • Food and drink
  • Tips (optional)

Start location

The excursion starts at the cruise port of Civitavecchia. Your driver will be waiting at the Shuttle bus-stop at Civitavecchia harbor

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