Conquer some top world wonders on our Best of Rome Highlights Shore Excursion! Explore the city of Rome in a day in the comfort of your own private vehicle and in the company of both a professional driver and expert guide! Experience sites like the Colosseum, Pantheon and Trevi Fountain and get to discover the renowned Vatican museums, including the Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica.
The meeting point of the tour will be the Civitavecchia port. Here you will board off your big boat and prepare to board on your private vehicle where your driver and tour guide will be waiting for you holding up a sign with your surname written on it! Get ready for a day full of discoveries – a perfect tour for first timers in Rome! Being a private tour, it can be custom tailored to your best interests – choose the pacing and which sites to prioritize on your visit of the city! The ride from the port to the city center will last approximately 90 minutes – sit back and enjoy the ride into the epitome of an open-air museum – the city of Rome!
The first stop of the tour will be one of the Rome’s most iconic symbols and one of the 7 wonders of the world – the Coliseum, also known as the Flavian amphitheater. You will get to discover centuries of Roman history condensed in one single place! Relive great battles and get to know tons of stories about ancient Roman life along the introductory commentary by your expert guide!
After having experienced the long-lived history of brutal Gladiator battles featuring ruthless warriors and beastly animals you will hop back on to your private vehicle. The next stop is the Vatican Museum – one of the most precious and big collections of art, architecture and artifacts in the world. Follow your guide and discover its grand rooms, revolutionary statues and stunning architectural features, including its breathtaking gardens! Enjoy a thorough explanation by your knowledgeable guide on the ins and outs of this magnificent artistic collection! On top of that, get the amazing opportunity to wander through the world-famous Michelangelo’s Sistine Chapel and get blown away by the impressive painted ceiling! With skip-the-line access, your visit of the Vatican will be so much more enjoyable! You can then explore the renowned St Peter’s Basilica – the epitome of Christianity host to an imposing architecture and many artistic gems like the famous Michelangelo’s ‘Pietà’.
Next up, dive into Baroque Rome; visit the world-famous Trevi Fountain, an imposing white-marble fountain, standing in the very heart and soul of the city of Rome. Don’t forget to toss a coin into its crystal-blue waters as a good luck charm!
Visit two of the most important squares of Rome – Piazza di Spagna and Piazza Navona! In Piazza di Spagna you will observe the Spanish steps – filled with years and years of intricate history and a peculiar perspective illusion, whereas in Piazza Navona, you will experience the very best of Rome’s artistic heritage by admiring the Four River’s fountain – built and designed by the renowned Gian Lorenzo Bernini!
Upon visiting Piazza Navona, follow your guide along the web of narrow picturesque streets of Rome! Walk through the city like a true local and get ready to be catch a glimpse of the stunning sight of the Pantheon! Nowadays a church, this great column-filled structure used to be a temple for the Roman Gods. This monument is overflowing with beauty and architectural wonders, such as the famous hole in the dome and is pivotal due to the historical transitions it embodies. After visiting the Pantheon – the last stop of the tour – you will be taken back to the Civitavecchia port.