BUS EXCURSION FROM CIVITAVECCHIA TO ROME
GUIDED SIGHTSEEING AND WALKING TOUR IN ROME
Book now, go directly to the bus and your name will be on the passenger list.
How to find the bus:
Take one of the free shuttle buses from your ship to the port exit (approx. 5 min). Meet the assistant at the only bus stop at the port exit (Largo della Pace) not later than 9.15 am. Easy to find: The staff is wearing yellow shirts.
The departure is from the port exit of Civitavecchia at 9.20 / 9.30 am.
First stop: Vatican area. Arrive by bus at the courthouse (Palazzaccio), meet the guide and walk to St. Peter’s Square, admiring the fortress of Castel Sant’Angelo and across Via della Conciliazione, we reach the basilica of saint Peter. PRIORITY ENTRANCE OF ST. PETER’S BASILICA is not included.
Back to Palazzaccio for departure toward other magnificent sites at 12.45 pm.
Second stop: Colosseum. On the way you will pass along some famous and impressive monuments and squares, among others the monument of Victor Emanuell II (Altar of the Fatherland), Venice Square and the Roman Forum. Once at the Colosseum, symbol of Imperial Rome, you will have approx. 30 minutes. This is one of the new seven wonders in the world, declared by the UNESCO “World Heritage Site”. We’ll enjoy a brief explanation from outside the monument, and then time for pictures. The entrance is not included.
Third stop: heart of Rome (where you have approx. 2 hours). The stop close to the Trevi fountain that will reach walking. The fountain (1732-1762), is the unforgettable scene of the film “La Dolce Vita” by Fellini, and, to respect the tradition, we will launch a coin in then water, custodian of the desire for a future return to Rome. From here you’ll be guided to the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, one of the most characteristic squares in Rome, where you will be enchanted by the beauty of the Fountain of the 4 Rivers, Bernini’s masterpiece, and the church of S. Agnese.
During the walk (1.30h / 2h) you can enjoy the delights of the restaurants, pizzerias and ice cream shops in Rome
Departure at 4.00 pm from Palazzaccio for return
Arrival at the port of Civitavecchia at 5 /5.30 pm.
Including: Transport by coach with A/C, official guide, free maps
Transfer: 90 minutes
35€: up to 12 years (+ 2,25€ earphones obligatory, to be paid on site)
20€: children aged between 2- 12, (+ 2,25€ earphones optional)
EXTRA: PRIORITY ENTRANCE OF ST. PETER’S BASILICA:
If you are interested on visit St. Peter’s Basilica with official Vatican guide, (language on request) you can purchase on board of your bus
Prices: 20€ Adult, 15€ Child, free up to 5 years old.
On Sundays and sometimes on Wednesdays the priority entrance service is not available as decided by the Vatican.
DRESS CODE ST. PETERS’BASILICA:
Knees and shoulders must be covered.