Ancient Ostia & Highlights of Rome shore excursion from Civitavecchia’s port

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 3 more

When your ship pulls into the Civitavecchia port in Rome, spend your time with a private guide exploring the archaeological park of Ostia Antica—entrance fee included. After wandering around the ruins, admire the highlights of Rome aboard an air-conditioned minivan, with photo stops at each attraction. Your driver drops you off in time for your departure.
  • Private tour of Ostia Antica archaeological park includes admission
  • Learn about Ancient Rome while you wander past the ruins
  • Soak up the beauty of Rome from an air-conditioned Mercedes minivan
  • Shore excursion provides pickup and drop-off at the Civitavecchia port

An expert speaking english driver
air-conditioned Mercedes minivan
ancient Ostia entrance fee
guided walking tour with a private guide in ancient Ostisa

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Outside your cruise ship as soon as you get over the gate, the driver awaits to pick you up. He holds a sign with your name, you have to look for him among others. You can easily see your name on ipad or a signboard


  • Civitavecchia

Departure Time

8:00 AM
Stop At:  
Parco Archeologico di Ostia Antica
You will meet the driver must outsider your boat. He will hold a sign wireless your name. Then you board in a mercedes sedan or minivan and go to the naturalistic pari of Ancient Ostia, once an Ancient Roman port town with up to 100,000 inhabitants, today Ostia Antica is one of Italy’s most amazing tourist attractions; its proximity to the city makes it a popular day trip from Rome. With hundreds of well-preserved buildings and artworks, Ostia Antica could be considered the Roman equivalent of Pompeii. Unlike Pompeii, however, Ostia was not destroyed by a volcanic eruption – it simply fell into decay over the centuries. Today, it’s possible to explore the ruins of ancient theatres, temples, apartment blocks, baths, brothels and much more. On a tour of Ostia Antica you’ll get a real sense of what it would have been like to live in a Roman town, strolling down cobbled streets and wandering through the remains of shops and taverns where the painted “menu” is still visible on the wall. Once arrived in front of the ruins, you will encouter your personal guide and are ready for your adventure.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
After exploring the ancient roman port of Ostia, you will board again and the driver takes you to Rome where you can eat something or start having sightseen around the most significant touristic attractions of the Eternal City. At the end the driver will take you baci ti the port. You will be dropped off right below your ship.
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • A very small amount of walking is involved
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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