Best Plans for Shore Excursions From Civitavecchia, Rome

Best Plans for Shore Excursions From Civitavecchia, Rome

Last Updated on April 3, 2022

Rome is a popular tourist destination in the world. It is because Rome and its wonders, like the Vatican Museums or Colosseum, are known to offer an exquisite experience to the visitors. But if you want to witness the history, beauty, and modern-day marvels of Rome, it’s best to pick shore excursions from Civitavecchia

You can enjoy a full-day private Rome Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia port with a private car and professional English speaking driver at disposal. During the excursion, you can relax and explore on your own some of the major highlights of Rome: Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, The Colosseum, The Vatican Museums and if time allows, also the Catacombs.

The journey will cover various popular historical sites, as well as beautiful archaeological monuments in Rome. This tour lasts for 9 hours and is managed in a comfortable environment. It is advised that tourists start the ride during the day hours and start early. This will give them a benefit to reach the maximum number of highlights without any time crunch. 

The drive will take you to the popular Vatican City to examine museums. Church of St-Peter is another popular landmark to view when crossing Chains. You’ll be amazed to witness the Gallery of Tapestries, Gallery of Candelabra, and Gallery of Maps. Even the Sistine Chapel is situated here in these museums and it’s well-known for its stunning frescoes. Tourists are most likely to fall in love with the classic architecture of these magnificent structures. 

Some other popular sites to visit during the journey include Trevi Fountain, Piazza Venezia, Spanish Steps, and the mesmerizing Colosseum. 

Note: There is a specific entrance fee to be paid for visiting certain sites. Tourists need to pay the amount separately. 

Tour Timings

07.30 am: Early pick up at dock-side by your driver (he will be there with a sign and your name on), ready to depart.

09.00 am: Reach Rome to start a visit to the Colosseum.

09.35 am: Drive through the Circus Maximus and stop by for a photo. Continue the exploration outside the Walls of Rome and head towards the Catacombs.

10.00 am: Visit the Appian Way and click pictures.

10.30 am: Be prepared to see the Catacombs. This tour lasts around 45 minutes.

11.30 am: Return to the walls of the city and drive past the “Wedding Cake” over to the Pantheon

11.45 am: Now, visit the Pantheon and see it from inside. 

12.15 pm: Campo de’ Fiori for lunch

01.00 pm: Reach the famous Trevi Fountain.

01.45 pm: Reach the Spanish Steps and explore them.

02.10 pm: Wander around Navona Square for 15 minutes.

02.50 pm: Visit Vatican and stroll into St Peter’s Square

03.20 pm: Leave Rome

04.30 pm: Reach the port of CIVITAVECCHIA

Tips and other useful information

  • The ship won’t wait for you when you go on a private tour. So, be on time.
  • Don’t push the return to your ship past 05.00 pm.
  • Try to start early in the morning at 07.30 am.
  • You can easily discuss with your driver about visiting the places as mentioned in the tour timings.

Planning for shore excursions Civitavecchia? Get your tour booked with Rome Private Excursions for a tailored travel experience. Also, try our Naples Shore Excursions.

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About Maria Kennedy

Maria Kennedy is the managing editor at Travel for Food Hub. Maria is on a full-tilt mission to share local food and travel inspiration. When she is not writing about food and travel, startups or social media, she is enjoying her time with her boys in sunny Spain.

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