If your cruise ship docks in Civitavecchia, the port of Rome, then you cannot miss the opportunity to visit the Eternal City and its wonders. With this shore excursion you'll be taken to Rome's historic centre, in the comfort of our luxury cars, for an unforgettable private tour of the Vatican City.
With this private tour, departing from the port of Civitavecchia, you can travel in total comfort to the Rome's centre and visit the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel and the St. Peter's Basilica without any stress or worries.
Civitavecchia is one of the largest and busiest ports in Italy, as well as the main point for sea travel close to Rome. For this reason there are lots cruise ships that arrive each day in the port of Civitavecchia.
The best way to get to Rome from the Civitavecchia port, avoiding problems and long waits for public transport, is undoubtedly a private transfer: a private tour will meet you directly at the port to take you to Rome aboard a luxury car equipped with all the comforts.
With this half-day private tour, however, your Roman eXPerience will not end there: you'll have the chance to visit in an exclusive way the best attractions of the Vatican City! But before reaching this destination, your personal driver will perform a panoramic tour of Rome, to give you the opportunity to admire all the wonders of one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
The shore excursion will then continue to the Vatican. Here, you will have the exclusive chance to skip the long queues at the entrance of each attraction: thanks to our skip-the-line tickets you can immediately begin the guided tour of the Vatican Museums, the biggest museum complex in the world. Admire the famous Raphael Rooms and some famous works of art, created by artists such as Caravaggio and Giotto.
After that, your professional guide will lead you to the splendid Sistine Chapel, for a detailed explanation of the masterpieces help in the structure, starting from the world-famous "The Last Judgment" by Michelangelo.
To conclude this private tour of the Vatican City, you will have the opportunity to take a guided tour of the St. Peter's Basilica, located in the homonymous square. Our guide will reveal anecdotes and stories about one of the greatest historic places in the world, enriching even more this incredible eXPerience.
At the end of the tour, a private driver will drive you back to the port of Civitavecchia, in time for the departure of your ship.
If you are looking for a shore excursion in Rome from Civitavecchia Port, but you prefer a different itinerary, check out our shore excursion to discover Ancient Rome's landmarks or our shore excursion to visit the panoramic Rome.
If you are thinking of staying in Rome for more time than of single stop of your cruise, ItalyXP offers several other ways to explore the masterpieces of Roman historical center, like the Tour on Vintage Fiat 500, for those who want to experience Rome on board a car that is a symbol of Italy; moreover, if you want to visit the city of the Vatican, with a private tour in the Basilica of San Pietro and Vatican Museums, ItalyXP offers a complete tour of the beauties of the smallest state in the world: discover it now.
Meeting point information and local telephone numbers at your destination are included on your Confirmation Voucher.
From 1 to 4 passengers, you will travel by car. From 5 to 8 passengers you will travel by minivan. The price above refers to the minimum price per person, which will occur in the event of a group of eight people sharing the same vehicle.
The transfer from the port of Civitavecchia to Rome city center lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
We recomend departing from the port of Civitavecchia as soon as possible, ideally between 7am and 10am, so that you'll have enough time to enjoy your tour in relax, and be back at the port in time for the departure.
Your personal driver will meet you directly at the port. Please communicate your expected time of arrival and the name of your ship, so to better organize the meeting point.