If Civitavecchia is your port of call on your Mediterranean cruise to Italy, Rome is by far the top destination choice for cruisers. Rome wasn’t built in a day, but you can surely visit it in just one day on your shore excursion from Civitavecchia.
Considering that Rome is the capital of Italy, the legacy of the ancient Roman empire, and home to the Vatican, there is so much to see and do in the Eternal City. On shore excursions from Civitavecchia, you have just one day to make it count.
To satisfy a wide range of tastes and interests, we offer a variety of private Rome tours from Civitavecchia. In this article, we will help you choose the best private tours of Rome from Civitavecchia to make your visit the most memorable.
Our original Rome shore excursion and among the most popular Rome tours from Civitavecchia is Rome in A Day. Rome was not built in a day, but you can enjoy the most important historical monuments, popular Squares, and the Vatican.
The suggested itinerary includes a stroll through the magnificent Colosseum Square where have the opportunity to admire the grandeur of the Colosseum and Arch of Constantine, view the ruins of the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus, visit the imposing Pantheon, delight in Rome’s lively squares such as Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, and explore the opulent Vatican (Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s Basilica.
How to choose this Rome in A Day private tour from Civitavecchia:
This is a perfect Rome limousine tour from Civitavecchia for first-time visitors
Rome in A Day tour covers the top must-see places in Rome
This is a fast paced tour of Rome, squeezing in as much as possible for that once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to experience the Eternal City.
Rome in a Day is a structured tour due to time-slot requirements for Colosseum and Vatican skip the line tickets
Advance non-refundable tickets are required to be purchased to be able to visit the Colosseum and Vatican Museums on this Rome cruise tour.
This tour offers limited flexibility due to time-slot skip the line tickets for the Vatican Museums and Colosseum
Rome in a Day Tour is a child-friendly Rome tour for families. However, this tour is enjoyed much more by older children with a more developed appreciation for ancient architecture, art, museums, and culture.
Senior travelers and those with mobility issues should evaluate their abilities before booking this tour if they wish to visit the Vatican and Colosseum which require extensive walking distances and durations without adequate rest places.
Upgrades of Rome in A Day Tour from Civitavecchia:
This luxury tour of Rome is ideal for travel connoisseurs and cruisers who wish to enjoy an in-depth tour experience with a knowledgeable English-speaking licensed tour guide accompanying you in your vehicle and personally guiding you to all the sites in your tour.
Due to many requests from cruisers for a more leisurely cruise tour of Rome that avoids super crowded attractions such as the Colosseum and the Vatican, allows for more flexibility, and can be enjoyed at a slower pace, we created the Panoramic Rome from Cruisers. Cruisers who have been cruising for days, and even weeks, wished to enjoy a more slow-paced tour of Rome’s highlights while delighting in a taste of the Eternal City.
This Panoramic Rome tour is a popular choice for cruisers also on Sundays when the Vatican Museums are closed, or when tickets are sold out at both the Colosseum and Vatican Museums.
* The Panoramic Rome suggested itinerary includes:
Pantheon and Piazza della Rotonda, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, Saint Peter’s Square, Capitoline Hill with an overview of the Roman Forum, Colosseum Square, Basilica of Saint Clement with Underground Rome visit.
How to choose this Panoramic Rome private tour from Civitavecchia:
This Panoramic Rome tour for cruisers is a more leisurely tour where guests can tour at their own pace.
No advance non-refundable tickets are required which adds to the flexibility of this tour with greater possibilities of customization
This Rome cruise tour avoids super crowded sites and attractions like Colosseum and Vatican for a more relaxed tour experience
This private tour of Rome is suitable for senior travelers and for those with mobility concerns who cannot walk or stand for extended periods (with the flexibility of customization)
This family-friendly Rome shore excursion has been enjoyed by children of all ages
Ideal shore excursion for first-time visitors who wish to experience a taste of Rome while keeping their tour flexible
This is a frequently booked Rome tour by cruisers who already visited the Colosseum and the Vatican on past trips to Italy, and wish to explore more of Rome.
This is a popular Rome cultural tour for those who have visited Rome before and wish to delve more than 2,000 years into the pastfor an unforgettable day of compelling discoveries.
Explore the epochal wonders of the ancient Roman empire and bask in the grandeur of monumental architectural legacies of the Roman Empire. This tour is frequently reserved by history buffs, curious travelers, and lovers of Ancient Rome
Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Baths of Caracalla, Via Appia (Ancient Appian Way), Park of the Aqueducts, Pantheon, and Trajan’s Forum.
How to choose this Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome private tour from Civitavecchia:
This Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome tour is almost entirely outdoors (except for visiting the Pantheon)
Nature lovers enjoy the fresh air and stroll along the Ancient Appian Way and the Park of Aqueducts
This is a family and child-friendly Rome tour, enjoyed more by older children with a more developed appreciation for ancient architecture and culture.
This is a semi-structured tour as pre-booked time slots are required for the Colosseum skip the line tickets
This Rome shore excursion may not be suitable for some senior travelers and travelers with mobility concerns who may have issues walking on uneven terrain or may not be able to walk or stand for long periods.
This Stefano's RomeCabs Signature tour follows two significant Ancient Roman roads (Via Ostiensis and Ancient Appian Way) that lead to incredible places such as Ostia Antica, Saint Paul Outside the Walls, Ancient Appian Way, and the Christian Catacombs.
How to choose this Along Rome's Empire Roads private tour from Civitavecchia:
Nature lovers enjoy the fresh air and strolls along the Ancient Appian Way and Ostia Antica
The archeological park of the ancient Roman city of Ostia Antica is a wonderful substitute for Pompeii for travelers who do not have sufficient time in their travel schedule to also visit Pompeii
Ideal Rome shore excursion during the hot summer months, especially the cool respite of the underground tour of the fascinating ancient Christian Catacombs
A leisurely flexible tour without restrictions of pre-purchased time slot tickets.
The underground tour of the Christian Catacombs may not be suitable for young children ( the Christian catacombs can be substituted upon request)
This tour may not be suitable for some senior travelers, travelers using wheelchairs, or have mobility issues with walking on uneven terrain, or may not be able to walk or stand for long periods of time.
Filmed entirely in Rome starring two of Hollywood’s most iconic actors, Roman Holiday is beloved by generations of movie watchers and it’s still a staple on postcards, calendars, and souvenirs in Italy.
This exciting tour of Rome is offered by our sister company Stefano Rome Tours that specializes in Tours all around Italy.
You will quickly recognize the movie locations when you visit the Colosseum, drive by Piazza Venezia, admire the Roman Forum from the top of Capitoline Hill, drive by Teatro di Marcello, see the Mouth of Truth (and try it for yourself if you dare!), toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain, admire the elegant Spanish Steps, stroll along Via Margutta, 51 (the actual home address of Gregory Peck’s character), and admire the rotund Pantheon.
How to choose this Roman Holiday / Vacanze Romane private tour from Civitavecchia:
This Vacanze Romane / Roman Holiday shore excursion from Civitavecchia is a more leisurely tour with the option to visit inside the Colosseum or see the Colosseum from the outside with extra time to enjoy other locations in Rome.
Advance non-refundable tickets are required only for the Colosseum for cruisers who wish to visit inside the monument.
This private tour of Rome is suitable for most senior travelers and those with mobility concerns who cannot walk or stand for extensive periods. However, please evaluate your personal level of ability for touring inside the Colosseum.
This family-friendly Rome shore excursion has been enjoyed by children of all ages
Ideal Rome shore excursion for movie lovers, as well as cruisers who have visited Rome before and wish to explore more of the city
Track the footsteps of Robert Langton on your adventure through Rome on this exciting Rome shore excursion from Civitavecchia inspired by Dan Brown’s mystery thriller novel.
Follow the Path of Illumination as you explore Santa Maria del Popolo with its mysterious Chigi Chapel (EARTH), Santa Maria della Vittoria Church boasting the famous Ecstasy of Saint Teresa by Gian Lorenzo Bernini (FIRE), the Pantheon that also serves as the burial place of Italy kings and artists like Raphael, Piazza Navona dominated by Bernini’s imposing Fountain of Four Rivers (WATER), Castel Sant'Angelo that was once the tomb of Roman Emperor Hadrian, and the Vatican (AIR).
How to choose this Angels and Demons private tour of Rome from Civitavecchia:
This Angels and Demons shore excursion from Civitavecchia is a fast-paced tour of Rome, squeezing in as many exciting sites as possible that were featured in the novel and movie.
Advance non-refundable tickets are required for the Vatican Museums (where a Vatican Guide is recommended for a guided tour of Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, and Saint Peter’s Basilica).
This private tour of Rome has been enjoyed by active senior cruisers. Those with mobility concerns who cannot walk or stand for extended periods of time evaluate their personal level of ability for touring the Vatican.
This family-friendly Rome shore excursion has been enjoyed by families with children of all ages
Ideal shore Rome excursion for movie lovers, as well as cruisers who have visited Rome before and wish to explore more of the city.
We invite you to visit our Civitavecchia Shore Excursion page on our website and select your preferred private tours of Rome from cruise ship in Civitavecchia. If you don’t find what you are looking for please contact us via email and our dedicated staff will be delighted to assist with a customized Rome shore excursion that you and your family or travel companions will be sure to enjoy.
Thank you for choosing Stefano’s RomeCabs for your Rome Tours and Italy shore excursions. We look forward to showing you beautiful places in Italy!