VIP Tour of Rome from Civitavecchia, Colosseum & Vatican Museums, Driver & Private Tour Guide with Skip the Line Tickets

Rome, Italy

Experience Rating
icon10 hours  (Approx.)
Pickup offered
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iconOffered in: English and 1 more

Explore Rome—without the stress of planning—on a full-day shore excursion from the port of Civitavecchia. In addition to round-trip transport, the day’s itinerary includes private tours of the Vatican and Colosseum, as well as free time to explore. Unlike group trips offered by cruise companies, this private tour ensures a personal, customized experience.
  • See the best of Rome on a private shore excursion from Civitavecchia
  • Enjoy private walking tours of the Colosseum, Vatican, and Rome's highlights
  • Save time with pre-booked admission
  • Feel free to customize your itinerary to your interests

Port of Civitavecchia pickup and drop-off. Meet your driver guide w/sign directly at the exit of your ship.
Professional Driver at your complete disposal from the pick up to the drop off to the Port.
Private licensed blue-badge Tour Guide for the full day tour of Rome (6hrs)
Private walking tour of the Colosseum (1hr) or Colosseum, Roman Forum & Palatine Hill (2/3hrs)
Private walking tour of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica (2/3hrs)
Private walking tour of the Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Navona square, Campo de Fiori.
Transport by air-conditioned private Luxury Mercedes E class, V class, Vito, Sprinter van.
The tour is customizable. You can ask your private guide to charge your itinerary the way you like.
On Sunday the Vatican Museums are closed. You will visit the Catacombs, Roman Forum & Palatine hill
We'll pre-purchase the Colosseum tickets and the Vatican Museums tickets for you. You will pay the tickets cash directly to your tour guide at the end of the tour.
Vatican Museums & St. Peter's Basilica skip the line tickets: Eur 30,00 per person
Colosseum skip the line tickets: Eur 25,00 per person
Earphones rental (More than 6 people): Eur 5,00 per person
Food and drinks.
Gratuities (not mandatory)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
Your driver will meet you right at the exit of your ship bearing a sign with your name. No shuttle bus needed.


  • Civitavecchia

Departure Time

7:30 AM
Stop At:  
The construction of the first Patheon dates back to 25BC by Marco Agrippa, an important Roman general and son-in-law of the Emperor Augustus. After 150 years the Emperor Hadrian rebuilds it in the same place and in the form that we can still admire today. After almost two thousand years we can still visit the ancient building and its incredible open dome. Since the beginning of the seventh century the Pantheon has been transformed into a church, the Basilica of Santa Maria ad Martyres. A unique monument in the world, not to be missed even if you have already visited the Eternal City.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Trevi Fountain
The most beautiful and the most famous fountain in the world, symbol of the incomparable beauty of the Rome of the Popes. The fountain is located at the junction of three roads and more specifically it is built upon the ‘terminal point’ of the Acqua Virgo, one of Rome’s most important aqueducts that transports drinking water to the Eternal City. You cannot miss the visit to the famous fountain where to throw the coins to be sure to return to Rome in the future.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Spanish Steps
The famous staircase of Rome. Its 135 steps connect Piazza di Spagna with the church above Piazza Trinità dei Monti. Built in the eighteenth century by Francesco de Santis today it is the place of shopping and ritual photos in front of the famous Bernini fountain located at the base of the staircase.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Circus Maximus
The Circus Maximus is an ancient Roman chariot-racing stadium and mass entertainment venue located in Rome, Italy. Situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine Hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire.
Admission Ticket Free
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The Colosseum in Rome was the largest and most advanced amphitheatre the ancient world had ever seen. It is the main symbol of Rome. The famous Roman amphitheater was built between A.D. 70 and 72 by the emperor Vespasian and hosted events like gladiatorial and hunting games.
Duration: 1 hour 
Admission Ticket Not Included
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Piazza del Campidoglio
The Capitoline Hill is the smallest and most important of the seven hills of Ancient Rome. As the political and religious heart of Rome the hill became a symbol of Rome's reign as the capital of the world. From the top of the Capitol your guide will show you the wonders of ancient Rome represented by the ruins of the Roman Forum, the largest monumental area in the world. A breathtaking view where you can take incredible photos to bring home the best memories of the Eternal City. A vast expanse of ruins of temples, basilicas and triumphal arches symbol of the power of Rome through the first thirteen centuries of Roman rule over almost all of Europe.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Piazza Venezia / Ancient City
Piazza Venezia is the central hub of Rome, Italy, in which several thoroughfares intersect, including the Via dei Fori Imperiali and the Via del Corso. It takes its name from the Palazzo Venezia, built by the Venetian Cardinal, Pietro Barbo alongside the church of Saint Mark, the patron saint of Venice.
Admission Ticket Free
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Roman Forum
The most famous monumetal area in the world. The political center of ancient Rome and symbol of the power of the Eternal City. The place where in the eighth century BC the city was founded and from where the Romans began their incredible history of conquests throughout Europe.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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Vatican Museums
One of the richest and most representative museums in the world. It would take weeks or maybe months to visit it completely and exhaustively. Rich in statues, paintings, sarcophagi, mosaics collected by the Popes since the Renaissance. It was the famous Pope Julius II who began, with his private collection, what would become an enormous concentration of artworks. With your guide, considering if it's your first time or you have already crossed the threshold of the Vatican in the past, you will decide which collection you prefer to visit before starting the walk inside the long corridor that will take you to the entrance of the Sistine Chapel. The Sistine chapel is the real reason why thousands of people flock to museums every year to admire Michelangelo Buonarroti's masterpieces: The Last Judgment and The Genesis. Your guide will leave you a few minutes to enjoy the wonders of the greatest artist of all time before proceeding inside St. Peter's Basilica. Finally, you will see Michelangelo's marble masterpiece: La Pietà. The Basilica will surprise you with its majesty and rich decorations. The Guide will be at your complete disposal in order to fulfill your desire for more information. At the end of the tour you will meet your driver again and continue the tour as scheduled or return to the hotel.
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
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Sistine Chapel
Built by Sixtus IV, from which it takes its name (Sistine Chapel) at the end of the fifteenth century, it is the pictorial representation of the old and new testament performed by the most important painters such as Perugino, Girlandaio, Botticelli to finish with Michelangelo's masterpiece. Inside the "Cappella Magna" so called to stigmatize the religious and political importance of the place, it is not possible to speak, take photos or videos. Your private guide will give you the time necessary to appreciate the quality of the rich decoration. You will after enter through the door that will take you inside St. Peter's Basilica.
Duration: 15 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
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St. Peter's Square
The most famous baroque square in the world where during the conclave the crowd waits impatiently to see for the first time the face of the new Pope. Bernini's colonnade represents the ideal embrace of Peter towards the faithful who have come for centuries to pray on his tomb. In the center one of the most ancient Egyptian obelisks which in ancient Rome was located in the center of the circus of Emperor Nero. Your private tour comes to an end hoping that you enjoyed our tour and to see you again soon in Italy.
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • 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
  • Earphones are mandatory for groups (more than 6 people) inside the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Vatican Museums closed: Sunday, Easter, 01May, 29Jun, 14Aug, 15Aug, 01Nov, 8Dec, 25Dec, 26Dec
  • Stroller accessible
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • 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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