Shore Trip To Rome And The Vatican From Civitavecchia Port - Vatican City

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Duration: 9 Hrs
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  • Departure Time :
    08:30 AM
  • Departure Details :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    Civitavecchia Cruise Port, where your ship docks
  • Return Details :
    At your ship dock at Civitavecchia.
  • Cancellation Policy :
    This activity is non-refundable Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


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!


All entrance fees included

Free port pickup and drop-off included

Informative, friendly and professional guide

Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Private guide for a more personalized experience

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This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Vatican Museums, Vatican city, Lazio

Your tour will start as 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, to one of the most visited Museum in the world: Vatican Museums!

Duration: 2 minutes

Stop At: Sistine Chapel, Vatican city, Lazio

After entering the Vatican Museums and admiring the astonishing Sistine Chapel. You will spend some minutes in the most famous chapel in the world where Pop are elected!

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican city, Lazio

Your tour will proceed to St. Peter's Basilica, the biggest christian church in the world! Here you will admire Michelangelo's masterpiece La Piet and the famous Bernini's Baldacchino

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Colosseum, Rome, Lazio

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 citys first inhabitants.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Stop At: Pantheon, Rome, Lazio

When your tour of the Colosseum is finished your guide will take you to the Pantheon, one of Romes 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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Pass By: Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders, Rome, Lazio

Enjoy your city tour with Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders, TripAdvisor Experience Partner


Guaranteed to skip the long lines

Local guide

Private guide for 5 hours in Rome

Private driver at disposition all day (including pick up & drop off at port) - 9 hours total

Private tour

Entry/Admission - Vatican Museums

Entry/Admission - Sistine Chapel

Entry/Admission - Colosseum

Guaranteed to skip the lines


Food and drinks


Other entrance fees to be paid on site if requested

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability

Wheelchair accessible

At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time

Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship

A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements

The driver is English speaking guide. The language chosen is for the guided tour.

Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately

Please note that although we purchase skip the line tickets for the Colosseum there can be some waiting to pass the security check. Every visitor to the Colosseum must pass a metal detector security check.

At the cruise port, please do NOT take the shuttle bus

The order of the itinerary might change due to availability tickets

Please bring a copy of your ID or driver license since it is necessary for the entrance at the Colosseum

Please note: with the use of the wheelchair you won't be able to access to all the areas of the museums

Stroller accessible

Near public transportation

No heart problems or other serious medical conditions

Please Note: In some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself due to architectural restrictions

Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.

Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level

This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Green Pass, proof of vaccine or PCR test required for the Vatican