Are you on a cruise on the Mediterranean? If your ship docks in Rome and you want to visit the Eternal city making the most out of your time, our Rome and Vatican Shore Trip is the best choice for you. You will tour like a VIP, with a private English-speaking driver who will accompany you, on board of a car or a minivan, from Civitavecchia port (right where your ship docks) to the major highlights in Rome and then back to the port to resume your cruise. The tour includes also the expertise of a private English-speaking guide, who will escort you for 5 and a half hours in Rome and in the Vatican. Are you traveling with children? Let us know and we will assign you a kid-friendly guide!
Your tour will start a soon as your ship reaches the dock in Civitavecchia port: a private English-speaking driver will come and pick you up at the dock on board of a VIP car or minivan. You will be escorted to the centre of Rome where a private, licensed guide will join you for a memorable tour, sharing with you all their knowledge about the city of Rome (all our guides have either a degree in Archaeology or in Art History).
The first part of the tour will bring you to the Vatican, where you will tour the Museums, admire the amazing frescoes of the Sistine Chapel and see the biggest Church in the world: St. Peter’s Basilica!
Don’t worry about wasting time in line: we will book for you skip-the-line tickets, to mazimize your time in Rome.
Be ready now to immerse yourself in the glorious history of Ancient Rome: your guide will take you to the Colosseum and will tell you all about its magnificient past, the spectacular Gladiators’ fights, the adventures of the Emperors and Kings of Rome and the daily lives of the city’s first inhabitants.
When your tour of the Colosseum is finished your guide will take you to the Pantheon, one of Rome’s most fascinating and best preserved buildings. Here you will also stop for a complimentary ice-cream, to end your tour on a sweet note!
If you have enough time before re-embarking on your ship, the guide will be delighted to show you other highlights of Rome, like Trevi Fountain, Venice Square and Navona Square. As this is a private tour, it can be customized according to your desires and you can walk at your own pace.