Highlights of Rome Private Excursion

Travel from Civitavecchia pier to the center of the Eternal City. This one-day trip will allow you to see and admire the highlights of the city of Rome.  You will be assisted, by one of expert drivers, during the entire day until your return back to the cruise ship. When arriving in Rome you will enjoy the following sites:  The Basilica of St. Paul’s Outside the Walls (this is one of the 4 major basilicas where the tomb of St. Paul is located). The drive continues on toThe Pyramid – built to house the tomb of Caio Cestio, then on to Circus Maximus (it was here where chariot races took place during the Roman Empire, immortalized in the movie “Ben Hur”).  Finally, we arrive at the Colosseum (the greatest monument of the roman empire) to visit the best of the archaeological area avoiding to get lost inside the ruins with  thousands of visitorshere we walk the cobbled stones where once the emperors and the Romans populated the arena.  The walk continuesand includes also an overview on to the  Palatine Hill (once the Residence of Roman Emperors) then we drive up to Piazza Venezia (Venice Square) passing along the Imperial Forum Avenue and here we stop to admire the panoramic view of the Valley of the Roman Forums and the 7 hills from the Capitoline Hill. We then continue the drive to the Trevi Fountain (where king Neptune’s Tritons guard the sparkling waters of Rome’s most beloved monument).  We get off here.  It is a must to throw 3 coins in the fountain to assure your return to the Eternal City.  From here we proceeding crossing the Tiber River, you will enter the Vatican City for a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica. Pass through Bernini’s awesome colonnade and step into this massive basilica that lies at the heart of Roman Catholicism. In the apse is the splendid gilt and bronze throne, also designed by Bernini. Take time to see Michelangelo’s Pièta  of the most famous sculptures on the world built in white marble. At the end of the tour we will drive back to the Port of Civitavecchia.

  • Duration of this tour approx. 9/10 hrs. This tour is also available Shuttle. If you are interested please look shared shore excursion
  • The tour is available every day except Sundays and Catholic holidays.
  • We suggest our customers not to start this tour after 8.00am.
  • Standard tour will be done with English speaking driver-guide or only English speaking driver up to 8 passengers (please read notes about our drivers). Tour also available with an officially licensed guide
  • English speaking Driver-guide: we inform our customers that in order to ensure top quality service, our drivers-guide are trained to give informative explanations of the local areas you visit .Yet strict Italian tourist board regulations prohibit chauffeurs from commenting excessively at official tourist sites outside their vehicles. This is in agreement with labour union agreements struck with licensed walking tour guides. They can, of course, speak to you from inside the vehicle anywhere organized tourism is in place.
  • The difference between an English speaking driver and English speaking driver guide is the depth of intellect and knowledge of English. DG are professionally trained to ensure that out of your trip to whatever you're looking for in terms of local colour, culture, entertainment, historical sites and museums, landscapes and views, restaurants, etc. The amount of information provided by a DG to be more accurate and customized to your special interests than that offered by an sample ESD that is only able to accompany our customers and not providing information.
  • Licensed Guide are those who are specialized and licensed to guide in one specific city or limited area. Local culture, history and traditions are so different from area to area-even from city to city-that no single guide can possibly become highly knowledgeable about a whole country or region. Therefore many local governments, especially in Europe, have chosen to assure the integrity of the local culture by licensing only those guides who have had a formal education and have proved to be knowledgeable and qualified to represent their area or city. Tours conducted by City Guides are often intense and detailed.
  • All our private tours and excursions may be customized to best suit individual requests and special interests
  • Please take a note that if you use a guide to the capacity of seats of the vehicles is reduced of one place
  • Always dress respectfully when visiting religious monuments; local custom requires covering knees and shoulders.
  • Comfortable walking shoes are recommended.
  • The vehicle and driver will be at your complete disposal for the entire duration of the tour.
  • Walking is very limited unlike bus tour where you must walk most of the day following your guide's flag.
  • Transportation is provided by licensed insured professional drivers and vehicles only, who are qualified to perform public transportation services all over Europe

Rates

STANDARD CAR AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER GUIDE UP TO 3 PASSENGERS VAN AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER GUIDE UP TO 6 PASSENGERS VAN/BUS AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER GUIDE UP TO 8 PASSENGERS MINIBUS UP TO 15 PASSENGERS AVAILABLE ONLY WITH TOUR LEADER
9/10 hrs
€ 440,00
9/10 hrs
€ 500,00
9/10 hrs
€ 525,00
9/10 hrs
€ 780,00
STANDARD CAR AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER UP TO 3 PASSENGERS VAN AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER UP TO 6 PASSENGERS VAN/BUS AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER UP TO 8 PASSENGERS MINIBUS AND ENGLISH SPEAKING DRIVER UP TO 15 PASSENGERS
9/10 hrs
€ 390,00
9/10 hrs
€ 430,00
9/10 hrs
€ 450,00
Not available
STANDARD CAR AND 5 HRS ENGLISH SPEAKING LICENSED GUIDE UP TO 2 PASSENGERS VAN AND 5 HRS ENGLISH SPEAKING LICENSED GUIDE UP TO 5 PASSENGERS VAN/BUS AND 5 HRS ENGLISH SPEAKING LICENSED GUIDE UP TO 7 PASSENGERS MINIBUS AND 5 HRS ENGLISH SPEAKING LICENSED GUIDEUP TO 15 PASSENGERS
9/10 hrs
€ 675,00
9/10 hrs
€ 700,00
9/10 hrs
€ 730,00
9/10 hrs
€ 990,00
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How to book your private shore excursion from Civitavecchia

  • Reserve this shore excursion with our online reservation form. Upon receipt of your request you will receive a booking confirmation by email
  • Instant booking with credit card on secure channels. Credit card information are sent directly via Secure Server, ensuring these details are protected. Your credit card details are needed in order to guarantee the reservation and no charges will be made
  • Your reservation is not confirmed until you receive our e-mail confirmation

Payments

  • All rates are quoted in EURO considering per vehicle and not per person
  • Payment can be made: cash (dollars and/or Euro) or travellers cheque at the end of the service or prepaid with pay pal
  • All not cash payments are subject to a 5% administrative surcharge

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Cancellation policy

Cancellation of your excursion is free  of charge up to 48 hours prior to the service. Full rate 100%  will be charged in case of NO SHOW or late cancellation

Reservation terms

  • The tour sequence may be changed to avoid traffic or demonstration congestions, that are frequent in Rome, but will always cover the mentioned sites
  • Our company does not accept responsibility for any accident regarding theft or damages during the course of our tours
  • Rates include taxes, tolls, fuel and parking fees
  • The excursion don’t include client’s meals , food and beverage,  gratuities (gratuities are at the clients discretion) entrance fees to museums and monuments unless otherwise noted on the programs
  • Entrance to the Colosseum is 11 € (flexible entrance tickets)
  • Basic entrance to the Vatican Museum is 14 € (flexible entrance tickets)
  • Entrance to the Catacombs is 6 € (flexible entrance tickets)
Colosseum Travel Limousine Service is an N.C.C. Tour Company based in Rome. P.I. 08384931005
All guide services and ticket reservations for Colosseum Travel Limousine service are operated by
Papinga Srl (official Travel Agent and Tour Operator) Licence of Rome n.7197 of 27th November 2006 P.I. 08304881009. Papinga Srl Travel Via delle Fornaci 38/A 00165 Rome Italy
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