Shore Excursion : MONUMENTAL ROME AND THE VATICAN

Your private guided cruise ship shore excursion from the port of Civitavecchia to Rome begins directly at the dock where your ship will stop. Guaranteed no lines to enter Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel. There will be a driver that speaks English waiting to bring you to Rome where you will meet our expert local guides. The Monumental Rome and the Vatican tour begins with the Trevi Fountain, the biggest and most famous fountain in Rome that was commissioned by Pope Clemente XII in order to furnish Rome with drinkable water, the construction works began in 1732 with Nicolò Salvi and were completed in 1762. We will continue on to the Spanish Steps with the Church Trinità dei Monti at the top from the year 1500 and the Barcaccia Fountain at the base which was sculpted by Bernini. We will continue onwards on Via del Babbiuno to arrive at Piazza del Popolo, one of the most famous piazzas in Rome. At this point we will leave Piazza del Popolo to reach the Pantheon, a building in Rome which is dedicated to all the Gods, and was built in 118 A.C. by the Emperor Adriano and converted into a Catholic church at the beginning of the VII century. We will continue onwards to Piazza Navona, the famous piazza in Rome which was built on commission by Pope Innocenzo X above the Domiziano stadium. For the creation of Piazza Navona illustrious artists such as Bernini and Borromini were involved.  You will visit the Basilica of Saint Peter in the Vatican, today one of the largest papal basilicas in Rome built in 1506 under Pope Giulio II, we will move onwards to the Vatican Museums founded by Pope Giulio II in the XVI century that exposes the largest collection of artwork accumulated over the centuries by Popes, the Sistine Chapel with the frescoes by Michelangelo and the papal apartments with frescoes by Raffaello. Your private guided cruise ship shore excursion from the port of Civitavecchia to Rome will end with a visit to Gianicolo, a hill in Rome which is not part of the seven traditional hills in Rome, where you will be able to enjoy an incredible view allowing you to see the whole city in an instant.

The duration of the tour is 9 hours (inclusive of the transfer time from Civitavecchia to Rome and the return from Rome to Civitavecchia).

All our shore excursions from Civitavecchia depart and return to your cruise ship and include skip the line tickets, licensed expert guides and air-conditioned Mercedes vehicles.


From: € 130 per person

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