Shore Trip to Rome and the Vatican from Civitavecchia Port

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon9 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
iconOffered in: English and 6 more

Enjoy a seamless shore excursion from Civitavecchia port, and see the highlights of Rome and the Vatican in a single day, when you book this private outing. Meet your driver directly at the port and travel to the Eternal City. Upon arrival, you’ll explore the sights with an art history-trained guide. See the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, and visit the Colosseum and Pantheon in Rome. Skip-the-line tickets to the sights will save you time, while the itinerary can also be amended to suit your interests.
  • A private tour lets you amend the itinerary to suit your interests
  • Port pickup and drop-off, and round-trip transit, make logistics easy
  • See the highlights of Rome and the Vatican, all in one day
  • Skip-the-line tickets to the sights will help you save time

Guaranteed to skip the long lines
Local guide
Private guide for 5.30 hours in Rome
Private driver at disposition all day (including pick up & drop off at port) - 9 hours total
Private tour
Food and drinks
Other entrance fees to be paid on site if requested

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Civitavecchia Cruise Port, where your ship docks

Departure Time

8:30 AM
Stop At:  
Vatican Museums
Your tour will start as soon as your ship reaches the dock in Civitavecchia port: a private English-speaking driver will come and pick you up at the dock on board of a VIP car or minivan. You will be escorted to the centre of Rome where a private, licensed guide will join you for a memorable tour, sharing with you all their knowledge about the city of Rome (all our guides have either a degree in Archaeology or in Art History). The first part of the tour will bring you to the Vatican, to one of the most visited Museum in the world: Vatican Museums!
Duration: 2 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Sistine Chapel
After entering the Vatican Museums and admiring the astonishing Sistine Chapel. You will spend some minutes in the most famous chapel in the world where Pop are elected!
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
St. Peter's Basilica
Your tour will proceed to St. Peter's Basilica, the biggest christian church in the world! Here you will admire Michelangelo's masterpiece La Pietà and the famous Bernini's Baldacchino
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Be ready now to immerse yourself in the glorious history of Ancient Rome: your guide will take you to the Colosseum and will tell you all about its magnificient past, the spectacular Gladiators’ fights, the adventures of the Emperors and Kings of Rome and the daily lives of the city’s first inhabitants.
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
When your tour of the Colosseum is finished your guide will take you to the Pantheon, one of Rome’s most fascinating and best preserved buildings. Here you will also stop for a complimentary ice-cream, to end your tour on a sweet note! If you have enough time before re-embarking on your ship, the guide will be delighted to show you other highlights of Rome, like Trevi Fountain, Venice Square and Navona Square. As this is a private tour, it can be customized according to your desires and you can walk at your own pace.
Duration: 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Pass By:  
Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders
Enjoy your city tour with Colosseum and Vatican Tours by Italy Wonders, TripAdvisor Experience Partner
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • At time of booking, Cruise ship passengers must provide the following information at time of booking: ship name, docking time, disembarkation time and re-boarding time
  • Refunds will not be issued if tour/activity is missed due to late or non-arrival of cruise ship
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops allowed. Knees and shoulders MUST be covered for both men and women. You may risk refused entry if you fail to comply with these dress requirements
  • The driver is English speaking guide. The language chosen is for the guided tour.
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • St Peter's Basilica is a Church and as such the Vatican can decide to close it for religious functions without any notice. We are not responsible for unexpected closure of the Basilica. When the Basilica of St. Peter is closed for religious functions, you will spend longer time in the Vatican galleries with your guide.
  • Please note that although we purchase skip the line tickets for the Colosseum there can be some waiting to pass the security check. Every visitor to the Colosseum must pass a metal detector security check.
  • At the cruise port, please do NOT take the shuttle bus
  • The order of the itinerary might change due to availability tickets
  • Please bring a copy of your ID or driver license since it is necessary for the entrance at the Colosseum
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Please note: with the use of the wheelchair you won't be able to access to all the areas of the museums
  • Please Note: In some areas the stroller must be carried by yourself due to architectural restrictions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • Please note that, for disabled visitors with certified invalidity of more than 74%, the Vatican Museums offers free entry that is extended to a companion for visitors who are not self-sufficient. To benefit from this, make sure you mention it at the time of booking so that our staff may handle your request.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties. Learn more about cancellations.


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