Private Full Day Rome Shore Excursion: Vatican Systine chapel, Colosseum, Pantheon and Best of Rome

Private Full Day Rome Shore Excursion: Vatican Systine chapel, Colosseum, Pantheon and Best of Rome

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Private Vatican & Ancient Rome Shore excursions from the port of Civitavecchia with skip the line tickets

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10 hours

Private Full Day Rome Shore Excursion: Vatican Systine chapel, Colosseum, Pantheon and Best of Rome

From: 790.00

Duration: 10 hours

Highlights & Includes Highlights & Includes
  • Pick up and drop-off at your cruise ship
  • English speaking driver/guide & air-conditioned Mercedes (or similar make) vehicle at your disposal for 10-hours
  • Licensed expert Rome Tour guide for 7 hours
  • Skip the line tickets for the Vatican, Colosseum and Pantheon
  • Vatican Sistine Chapel, Colosseum, overview of the Ancient Roman Forum, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps,
Tour Overview Tour Overview

Private Rome shore excursions from your cruise ship & Civitavecchia. Enjoy private tours of the Vatican & Ancient Rome on these full day excursions to Rome. Skip the line tickets for the Vatican, Colosseum and Pantheon These shore excursions focus on the must-see sights of the Vatican & Ancient Rome with extended time at the Sistine Chapel & Colosseum. In the company of one of our expert Rome tour guides you'll enjoy an intimate tour of the most famous sites of the Eternal city

Your driver will be waiting for you dockside of your cruise ship at the port of Civitavecchia at the prearranged time that you decide to start our Private Vatican & Ancient Rome shore excursions. Driving straight into the centre of Rome you'll meet one of our expert Rome tour guides at the Colosseum where you'll enjoy a fascinating walking tour of Ancient Rome that feature the Ancient Forum, Colosseum and Constantine's arch.

Explore the evocative ruins of the Ancient Roman Forum and while walking around the remains of the imposing ancient buildings you will listen to its history peppered with anecdotes about the structure of Roman society, their beliefs, their social and political life. Learn how the Romans managed to create and control such a vast territory and how that empire declined.

Then, avoiding the lines to get in to the Colosseum, you'll visit the imposing arena and relive the days of Ancient Rome! Enjoy a thorough tour of the building through which you'll learn about the inner workings of the Colosseum and the special effects and showmanship of the ferocious games played there, the role the Colosseum had in Roman society and what it meant to a Roman to attend these games. We'll discuss about all the different kind of games held in the amphitheatre.

Following the walk of Ancient Rome, you will be driven across the city centre of Rome to visit the Vatican museum and Systine Chapel. On a guided tour of one of the largest art collections of the world, spanning from Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian antiquities to contemporary art we'll concentrate on all the must-see sights. Learn about the famous Popes of Rome, their love for art, their election known as conclave, their glamorous lives in one of the most enlightened periods in Italian history, the Renaissance.

We'll discuss the lives of great artists who worked at the Vatican, such as Raphael & Michelangelo, and interpret together their masterpieces. At the Sistine chapel we will allow as much time as possible to fully appreciate Michelangelo's magnificent frescoes.

Then your driver will take you to see all the other major highlights of the city, including Spanish steps, Trevi fountain and Pantheon with skip the line tickets included . Time permitting he will take you up to the Gianicolo hill for a beautiful view of Rome before returning to your cruise ship to complete our Private Vatican & Ancient Rome Shore Excursions from the port of Civitavecchia.

PLEASE NOTE: Journey time between the port of Civitavecchia & Rome is approximately 1.5 hours each way.

Reservation fees for Vatican museum (Min of 50,00Euro) are not refundable in case of cancellation or amendments to the booking made within 31 days from the date of travel, however cancellation/amendment fees may vary depending on num of participants and date of cancellation and/or amendment.

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Your Private Ancient Rome & Vatican Cruise Ship Shore Excursion will depart directly from the dockside of your cruise ship

Information Symbol Other Information
  • This tour is of a historical area and is not fully accessible for wheelchair users or people with walking disabilities. However, please contact us directly and we will be able to take you on alternative routes suitable for you.
  • Please wear comfortable footwear as this tour involves a lot of walking.
  • At times, Colosseum and Roman Forums close without notice. No refunds are available as these events are beyond our control.
  • Rucksacks are NOT allowed inside Colosseum and Ancient Forum!!!! As there is not deposit area in the vicinity, avoid taking any rucksack as due to the new rules otherwise you will not be admitted inside the monuments.
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    Based on 3 Reviews

    Mrs Catharine Walker
    Aug 08 2019

    We had a great day, and Franchesca was a wonderful guide.

    Jul 02 2019

    Excellent tour! Well organized, knowledgeable staff! Skip the line tickets for the major sights saved so much time! Thank you!

    Jun 28 2017

    Franchesca, our guide, was simply the best!! We took three tours with this company while in Italy. Franchesca was our favorite guide.