BEST OF ROME – Pre-Cruise Private Tour w/ Skip the Line Tickets

Rome, Italy

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icon6 hours  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more

Our Rome Pre-Cruise Tour and Transfer combination offers you the exciting opportunity of spending the first half of your day enjoying Rome’s most famous sites, and then be transported directly to your cruise ship in Civitavecchia to begin your cruise.

This private tour includes a meet and greet service upon arrival at the airport, luggage handling, city tour of Rome and the transfer to the Civitavecchia cruise dock. If you are already in Rome pick-up will be from your hotel.

Your luggage will remain safe inside the vehicle, your driver will take care of them, to enjoy this wonderful morning tour in Rome!

You can also customize your own itinerary and decide the duration of your tour according to your interests.

The most efficient way to get the best of Rome within a limited time span is to book a private day tour which helps optimize your time.

The Vatican Museums are closed on Sundays.

Fiumicino/Ciampino Airport pick-up
Licensed tourist guide on request
Private transportation by luxury air-conditioned Mercedes vehicle
1 to 7 people in a private vehicle
Priority access (skip the line tickets) to Vatican Museums
Private transfer to Civitavecchia Port
Bottled water

Departure Point

1: Fiumicino Aeroporto, 00054 Fiumicino, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
2: Rome Ciampino Giovan Battista Pastine Airport, Via Appia Nuova, 1651, 00040 Roma RM, Italy
3: Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy

Return Details

Civitavecchia Port, 00053, Italy
Stop At:  
Vatican City
You will depart from Rome with our English-speaking driver discovering the best of Rome. You will enter the Vatican Museums overflowing with masterpieces by many of Italy’s most important Italian artists. Giotto, Bernini, Caravaggio, Raphael, Botticelli, Perugino, Pinturicchio and many others sit alongside important works from Ancient Greece, Rome and Egypt. You will visit one of the world’s most important Picture Galleries, with paintings that have made the history of art. You will walk through famous galleries such as the tapestries and maps ones. You will learn the secrets of The Sistine Chapel, with its enormous Michelangelo’s frescoes. Here you will have time to observe the details of his sublime “Last Judgment”. Your guide will bring you directly from the Sistine Chapel into St. Peter’s Basilica, the world’s largest Church, to admire Michelangelo’s “Pietà” and other highlights. NOTE: On Wednsday morning, due to the Papal audience, the Basilica might be closed. In this case the expalnation of it will be done from outside.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
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After admiring the impeccably preserved Arch of Constantine, you will move onto the Colosseum. As the Eiffel Tower is to Paris, the silhouette of the Flavian Amphitheatre is to Rome. The largest structure left to us by Roman antiquity, the Colosseum still provides the model for sports arenas - present day football stadium design is clearly based on this oval Roman plan. The building was begun by Vespasian in AD 72, and after his son Titus enlarged it by adding the fourth story, it was inaugurated in the year AD 80 with a series of splendid games. The Colosseum was large enough for theatrical performances, festivals, circuses, or games, which the Imperial Court and high officials watched from the lowest level, aristocratic Roman families on the second, the populace on the third and fourth.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Trevi Fountain
The Trevi Fountain is the largest and one of the most famous fountains in Rome. Hidden down the narrow backstreets of the city, Trevi Fountain is a secretive masterpiece, and perhaps the most spectacular fountain in Rome. Built at the end of one of the famed aqueducts that supplied the Roman Empire with water, this iconic setting attracts many visitors. Toss a coin into its waters to ensure a safe return to Rome at some stage in the future.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza Navona
Piazza Navona is one of the largest squares in the city. The space is incredibly popular among tourists for one primary reason: Bernini’s “Fountain of the Four Rivers.” Built to represent The Nile, The Ganges, The Danube and Rio de la Plata, the structure now sits amidst the artists who arrive to peddle their wares on a daily basis.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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A true masterpiece to admire on your tour of Rome: The Pantheon. Immaculately preserved and seemingly just a few centuries old, it is difficult to believe that the structure was finished in AD 128 by Emperor Hadrian. In the square in front - a gathering place for locals – discover a decorative 16thcentury fountain sitting beneath the Egyptian obelisk.
Duration: 20 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Piazza di Spagna
30 MINS + 1 HOUR FREE. You will proceed to the Spanish Steps, one of the biggest tourist spots in the city. As you stand and admire the Church of Trinità dei Monti, which sits at the top of a famous stairwell with the Fontana Della Barcaccia at its foot, you will wonder how they were ever able to complete it.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

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