Rome from and to Civitavecchia Port: Colosseum & Vatican, lunch and car included

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
Mobile ticket
iconOffered in: English and 5 more

When you're in port in Civitavecchia, head into Rome on a private tour to see the city's top two attractions: the Colosseum and the Vatican Museums. You'll see what Rome looked like during ancient times at the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Palatine Hill, and also check out the renowned art collection and historical features of the Vatican, including the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica. You'll be picked up at the port so you don't have to worry about how to get to and around Rome on your own.
  • Explore the Colosseum and Vatican Museums in one day on a pre-planned shore excursion
  • Round-trip transport provided from the Civitavecchia port
  • Skip the stress of figuring out how to get to Rome and its major attractions alone
  • Private tour provides personalized service

All Fees and Taxes
professional certified guide
intermediate transfer between the two sites
pick up and drop off back to port on time for embarkation
Skip the line tickets to Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine
Skip the line tickets to Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Basilica
extras at the restaurant ( appetizer, typical main course and water included )

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Kindly give all details regarding Cruise name, disembarkation and embarkation times in order to confirm or modify pick up time and place accordingly. The driver will wait at the dock of your Ship with a sign with your name.


  • Civitavecchia

Departure Time

8:00 AM
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Your private driver will be waiting for you at Civitavecchia port holding a sign with your name. He will bring you to Rome where you will meet your private guide for a complete tour of Colosseum, Forum and Palatine. After admiring the impeccably preserved Arch of Constantine, you will move onto the Coliseum. The grandest amphitheater in the world will amaze you! You will walk on the footsteps of Roman Emperors through the Roman Forum. Thanks to your guide’s explanations, you will be able to imagine their triumphal processions and public speeches. The Arch of Titus will be the perfect introduction to the panoramic hill of The Palatine. The ancient legend says that Romulus founded Rome on this hill in 753 B.C. Following his actions, the Emperors built here their opulent homes. After this complete Ancient Rome tour you will fully understand Ancient Romans life.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
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Vatican Museums
The guide will bring you to a typical restaurant for lunch. You will then 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 like Bernini’s bronze baldachin. The tour will end with the embrace of Bernini’s colonnade and its optical illusion.
Duration: 3 hours 
Admission Ticket Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please provide any mobility and wheelchair access requirements. Also note that visitors with limited mobility can contact us for special requirements, such as wheelchairs or walkers. Ancient Rome area and Vatican Museums visits involve significant walking. Please note that the pathway from the Sistine Chapel to St Peter’s Basilica has 50 steps and is not wheelchair accessible. We would like to inform you that the tour will continue to the Basilica only if all members of your private group can walk down the stairs; If the group includes participants with reduced mobility, the tour will end without accessing the Basilica. Please also note that other participants in your group will have to take charge of pushing the wheelchair and/or carry it down the stairs. However, visiting the Basilica in a wheelchair is still possible: we will have to go back to the exit and reach the site from the outside. This requires about one hour extra time and an extra charge of €50,00 for the additional tourist guide service.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

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