Civitavecchia To Rome Full-Day Tour With Skip-the-Line Colosseum

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 8 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    08:00am (In most cases. Dependent upon ship's arrival.) Tour departs within walking distance of the cruise port
  • Departure Details :
    Cruise ship port in Civitavecchia. Directly by the cruise ship's gangway after disembarkation.
  • Return Details :
    Returns to original departure point
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

Tour in a small group and save on this 8-hour shore excursionincluding a panoramic driving tour covering major highlights of the area, plus a skip-the-line visit to the Colosseum. Take a drive and view the many historic monuments and sites along the way to the world's most famous amphitheater. Groups are limited to only16 people in size.

Highlights

  • Comprehensive tour of the city
  • Free port pickup and drop-off included
  • Great overview and orientation of the city
  • Skip the line

Know More about this tour

You will be picked up from your ship in Civitavecchia and begin your approximate 1-hour journey to Rome. Once in Rome, start with a panoramic drive including the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, the Aurelian Walls, Caracalla Baths, Circus Maximus, Venice Square, Marcello Theatre, the Temple of Vesta, and Portunus. Upon reaching the Colosseum you will have skip-the-line access to the most important amphitheater in the Roman world, which was built between 75 and 80 AD, and is large enough to seat 80,000 spectators. It was used until 523 when, under Theodoric, the gladiator games were prohibited.

Next to it is the Arch of Constantine, the biggest and best preserved ancient arch. Erected in 315 to commemorate Constantines triumph on Maxentius, it is realized with structures and decorations belonging to monuments from previous age. Explore the ruins of the Roman Forum, the political, social and religious heart of the ancient city. Here you will see the Senate House, the ruins of many Temples, including one to 'Divine' Julius Caesar, and the original paving stones of the Via Sacra, route of Triumphal Processions.

Then climb up to the Palatine Hill, where Rome was founded in the 8th century BC. Then, visit the ruins of the Imperial Palace with views over the Circus Maximus, where the chariot races were staged before being taken back to the port at tour's end.

Inclusions

  • Port pickup and drop-off
  • Skip-the-line ticket to Colosseum
  • Admission to Roman Forum
  • Professional English-speaking guide
  • Some free time in Rome's center

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund

Adult pricing applies to all travelers