ROME TOUR FULL DAY
from Port of Civitavecchia
Tour consists of a 6-hour visit to Rome + transfer to/from Civitavecchia Boarding Side.
Departure time from Civitavecchia Boarding Side 9:00
Arrival time to Civitavecchia Boarding Side 17:00
This tour is designed for those passengers transiting from Civitavecchia Port.
If you want to enjoy a day of culture before boarding your ship again, dive into the history of the Eternal City, admire the immense and incomparable artistic and cultural heritage, that only Rome can offer.
The Driver will wait for you under-board and after a 1 hour drive, you will be in the heart of the city where the tour you have chosen will begin.
You can stroll around the widest Basilica in Rome (St. Peter’s Basilica) one of the most visited squares in the world, and get to Castel Sant’Angelo to visit its Museum and its historical Prisons.
On crossing the Tiber River you will find Corso Vittorio Emanuele.
This major road will lead you through the beauties of Campo de Fiori and the uniqueness of Piazza Navona, one of the most beautiful baroque squares in the city.
Shortly you will reach the Pantheon, a historic temple, built for all Deities from past present and future. After a short stop in one of the many traditional restaurants of the city’s district (trattoria is the Roman name, here you will have the chance to taste typical Roman dishes), you will arrive in the heart of Rome where you can stroll in the shopping avenues such as Via Condotti, Via del Corso and Via del Babuino .
You can not miss a stopover in Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain, the most famous fountain in the world. By and by you will arrive in the area of Piazza Venezia from where you may keep walking until you reach the Colosseum (the largest amphitheater in the world), along the sumptuous Via dei Fori Imperiali, with over two thousand years of history.
After this wonderful experience, the Driver will attend you to your ship to continue your cruise in complete relaxation.
also transfer to/from
Civitavecchia Boarding Side.
The Tour is customizable
Some places you can visit
It is an elliptical amphitheater whose construction was started by Vespasian Emperor from Flavia Dynasty in 72 AD and was used for hunting simulations, gladiator fights and sporting events. Constantine Arch is just a few steps away from the Colosseum. A triumphal arch to celebrate Maxentius defeat by Constantine during the Fight of Milvian Bridge. Maximus Circus,an ancient racing stadium for bighe (traditional Roman Carts), now a metropolitan green area where several racing performances still take place. The Flaminio Obelisk, in the center of Popolo Square.
The Pantheon is one of the best preserved monuments. The Pantheon is meant to be the temple of all gods. Built by Emperor Hadrian to replace the Pantheon of Marcus Agrippa.
In its ceiling you will admire an opening to the sky; an architectural detail that allows light to enter inside the temple.
Inside, important names are buried: Vittorio Emanuele II first King of Italy (from 1861 to 1878) and Raffaello, Italian painter and architect of the High Renaissance.
The Spanish steps of Trinità dei Monti is the heart of Rome.
The name comes from the Spanish Embassy in the Holy See that was once located in the nearby square. It has 136 steps. The Spanish Steps were designed in 1717by Francesco De Sanctis and Alessandro Specchi to connect the Embassy to the church of Trinità dei Monti at the top.
The famous fountain “La Barcaccia” lays in front of the Spanish Steps.
Navona Place was built on the ruins of a Roman stadium by Emperor Domiziano before 86 A.D. This underground area was discovered between 1936 and 1938 and may be visited with special permits. This square was used for competitions and athletic contests. Today the square is full of street artists. In the square you can’t miss: the Fountain of the Rivers and the church of Sant’Agnese in Agone.
The Capitol also called “the heart of Rome” is the next step to take…. A knockout view of the extraordinary “Roman Forum” with its ancient ruins. From here you will also see the Colosseum.
Nearby the Campidoglio you will not miss the majestic Monument dedicated the fallen soldiers “The Victorian” , also known as “The Altar of the Homeland” made in honor of the Vittorio Emanuele II. Made of white marble it is also called “the wedding cake” for its brilliant white color.