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Renaissance Rome to Civitavecchia with Rome City Guided Tour - 1 day

Central Rome to Civitavecchia Cruise Terminal with 3 hour city tour visiting Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps, Pantheon and Piazza Navona


Price includes:

  • Door to door service. We collect from over 100 Rome hotels & deliver directly to your cruise ship.

  • Travel in luxury minivan, maximum 8 people per vehicle, with professional English speaking driver

  • Includes visits to Trevi Fountain, Spanish steps, Pantheon and Piazza Navona

  • Professional guide for Rome walking tour (maximum 24 people per guide)


Enjoy a beautifully enhanced cruise transfer from your hotel in Rome to the port at Civitavecchia with a fully guided tour of the Eternal City, visiting world famous sites like the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and the Spanish Steps, with time to admire Bernini's fountains in the vibrant Piazza Navona and take in the breathtaking views of Rome from the top of Janiculum Hill. Our smaller vehicles will give you a more personalised tour, taking you to places that larger vehicles cannot go, and allowing you to see more while walking less.

This service is available on all dates (April to November) when Royal Caribbean, Oceania, NCL, Princess & Celebrity cruise ships are starting or ending a cruise at Civitavecchia.

You will be welcomed by your driver, who will meet you at the reception area/lobby of your hotel, and taken to meet the guide. Highlights will include the prominent white marble memorial to Victor Emmanuel, known as the Altare della Patria, standing in front of the busy traffic intersection of the Piazza Venezia. 

After the victories of Giuseppe Garibaldi in the mid 19th century, Victor Emmanuel II became the first king of a unified Italy in the 1860's, however the monument to him was not completed until 1925. It's enormous size dwarfs the Roman ruins around it and the structure itself contains statues, fountains and even a museum at it's base.

The Spanish steps are a must see on any trip to Rome. Follow in the footseps of Gregory Peck and Audrey Hepburn in "Roman Holiday" and climb these monumental stairs from the Piazza di Spagna up to the Trinita dei Monti at the top. Head over to the iconic Trevi fountain to make a wish. Immerse yourself in "La Dolce Vita". Throw a coin over your left shoulder. You will not be alone in this, up to 3,000 people are said to do the same every day. But take time to admire the intricate stonework and sculptings of Rome's largest fountain and maybe your wish to return to the Eternal City will come true.

You will be taken on a visit to see the Pantheon, the temple to many Gods of Olympus, a Roman building that owes it's survival because of its conversion to a Christian church in the Third Century AD. Built around 126AD, this essay in Roman architecture features an elegant portico and rotunda with a dome which, even today, is the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. A superb testiment to Roman engineering. Certainly, the best preserved of all the Roman buildings in the city, it became a blueprint for Classical, Renaissance and Neo-Classical buildings worldwide.

One of the greatest of Rome's open spaces is the Piazza Navona with it's collection of fountains by Gian Lorenzo Bernini and it's Renaissance buildings, crowned by the spectacular Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi. Once a Roman stadium, it has hosted markets and festivals since being declared a public square in 1490. You will have a chance to explore this remarkable area before being driven up to the summit of Janiculum Hill where in 1849 Giuseppe Garibaldi defeated the French to secure a untited Italy, and from where you can admire a stunning view over the city of Rome before the transfer to your cruise is completed. 

PLEASE NOTE - The professional guided tour will be conducted on foot by a professional Rome tour guide. Your driver will transport you from the hotel to begin the tour, and at the end of the tour the guide will return you to the vehicle.  

Collection from your Rome city centre hotel

Pick ups in Rome will begin at 08:15am. To make the booking process easier we have listed Rome hotels for you to select from when you book, however we will collect from all city centre hotels. Please do not worry if your hotel is not on the list but is Rome city centre. Simply select 'Hotel to be advised' from the list, then on page 2 of the booking process there is a box for additional information, add your hotel details here. We will then contact you prior to travel to confirm timings. If your hotel is not Rome city centre please email rome@internationalfriends.co.uk and we will advise if this service can collect at your hotel. Central Rome pick ups are usually complete by 08:45.

You must be ready for collection in the hotel reception area from the time stated on your e-ticket. We recommend you are ready 10 minutes before the stated time. On a small number of occasions we may alter the route/timings to ensure prompt arrival at the cruise terminal. This may be down to road closures, events in Rome etc etc. If we do amend the timings we will contact you in advance.

 

Civitavecchia arrival:

There are two major cruise terminals areas at Civitavecchia port, your driver will check where and will bring you just below your ship for the check-in. In normal circumstances you will arrive at Civitavecchia by 13:30/14:00. At Civitavecchia port you will be dropped off at your cruise terminal and walk straight to the check-in desk. Porters will take care of your luggage, ensuring it is delivered to your cabin. Make sure you use the luggage label in your cruise pack to facilitate this.


Guaranteed Departure Dates
We guarantee to run this service on all dates listed. Book early to avoid disappointment, this is a very popular cruise transfer service. If your date is not listed above we can offer you a private transfer, available for 1 or more people please click here for details of private transfers.

If you have any questions about pickups and joining, or any aspect of this service, please email rome@internationalfriends.co.uk  

Booking Conditions & Payment
In order that we can guarantee your booking, you will need to make payment in full.  However, all cruise transfer/tours on dates which are booked from this webpage are not subject to any cancellation charges up to 42 days (6 weeks) before the transfer/tour date. Within 41 days, our standard booking conditions shall apply.


The luggage allowance is 2 large cases per passenger (maximum 23kgs per case) plus 2 pieces of hand luggage (max 10kg per case). If you have more than this you must contact our office prior to travel. We do not carry outsize items (eg bicycles) and you MUST inform us in advance if you have a wheelchair, mobility vehicle etc.