Colosseum, Catacombs, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Appian Way and more!
The best opportunity to admire Rome led by a qualified tourist guide and with a professional driver!
For passengers on a Mediterranean Cruise only with a single day to enjoy the "must see" of Rome wihout Vatican, this VIP private guided shore excursion is the best opportunity to immerse yourself in splendour of the Eternal City! Thanks to this tour, you will be touring the city in comfortable luxury minivan that can take you to all the sites.
In Rome there are so many places to see that one could spend a lifetime, so I will make it easier by accomodating for you the best excursion possible that will allow you to explore exactly what you wish to experience before returning to your cruise ship with unforgettable memories of your lifetime spent in Rome, the Eternal City!
Note that this shore excursion doesn't include Vatican Museums/Sistine Chapel, If you prefer to discover it you can choose: "Rome Shore Excursion for Cruise Visitors- VIP full-day private tour (Ancient Rome + Vatican) Tour #: 46858
NOTE: this private tour is flexible so that you can change your itinerary as you like , I can give you the right suggestions according to your needs and interests. I'm flexible, YOU decide!
The private driver will pick you up at your ship at Civitavecchia port and take you to the Rome (approx 1 hour and 30 minutes) where I'll meet you.
> Colosseum (inside, 1st and 2nd tier)
> Circus Maximus
> Aventine Hill - Keyhole View, The most popular thing is to take a peek through the keyhole that lets you look through three countries!
> Capitoline hill (where we can admire the unique sight of the Roman Forum and the square result of Michelangelo's architectonic and magic genius)
> Victor Emmanuel Monument
> Catacombs and Appian Way
> Lunch time in a delicious local restaurant (on request!)
> Gelato tasting (150 flavours!)
> Piazza Navona (Bernini's Fountain of Four Rivers)
> Trevi Fountain
> Spanish Steps
> Janiculum Hill (stunning location overlooking the city, often considered the "Eighth Hill of Rome")
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: The pick up place is right from dock site. As soon as you disembark your ship you'll see your private driver with a folder with your name, he'll drive you to Rome (approx 1 hour and 30 minutes, Civitavecchia is a medium size town about 80kms north west of Rome).
End location: End location: At your ship (with the professional driver) - After the Rome tour we will the driver will drive you back to the port of Civitavecchia.
Duration: 9 hours
Mercedes Vito or Viano that fits up to 7 passengers.
> My services as your private local guide: 6-hours led by an expert art historian/historian (Bachelor in Arts/Ph.D. of History) and higly experienced licensed tourist guide.
> Transportation with a professional driver with luxury and air conditioned minivan (Mercedes Vito or Viano) that fits up to 7 passengers (pick up/drop off to your ship and availability for the entire day!)
> Port Permit and visa
> Highway Toll and fuel
Estimated Local Cash Needed
30 EUR - admission tickets (Catacombs and Colosseum)
- Colosseum: Adults 14 € per person / Under 18 2 € (only reservation fee)
- Catacombs: 8 € per person (you will be with other english speaking people escorted in the tunnels by a guide that works straight for the Catacombs)
> Admission tickets/Reservation VIP "Priority skip the line" fees
*** PLEASE NOTE *** I am not a driver. If requested I can provide you a transportation with a luxury and air-conditioned Mercedes Minivan with a professional driver, except for the VIP Private Tours where the transportation is included.
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Our tour of Rome was great and Dino was a wonderful guide. He was extremely organized, knowledgeable and very personable. We only had one day in Rome while we were in port with our cruise ship and we were able to see so much of the city thanks to Dino!