Best Rome one day tour from Civitavecchia port combines architectural masterpieces, vibrant piazzas, and classical ruins. This living history and experiential tour comes with a private car, driver and an expert guide as well as with skip the line entry to the Colosseum. We have organized all the details so you can sit back, relax and take in the beauty of Ancient Rome as well as the Renaissance and Baroque periods. You will be delighted, informed, and amused.

You will hear about the dramatic history of the Colosseum, its construction, its gladiators, and its eventual demise. Next, your guide will lead you down to the incredible ruins of the Roman and Imperial Forums, which lay about 30 feet below the current level of the city. Learn about the ancient markets, basilicas, and temples; see the temple of the Vestal Virgins, see where the Senate was and where the most important figures in ancient times spent their days. Your guide will bring to life this ancient site so you can imagine what it was like to live in one of the most important places in history…two thousand years ago!

Stroll through Renaissance and Baroque Rome’s loveliest piazzas, past famous fountains where your guide will tell you about the great architects and important wealthy families that made the incredible achievements of the Renaissance possible. Contact us to reserve this private tour from the port of Civitavecchia exclusively for your party or personalize a uniquely itinerary just for you and everyone you are traveling with.

* Private Guided Chauffeured Shore Trip
* Full Day Private Licensed Professional Driver
* 6-Hour Private Licensed Professional Guide in Rome
* Full Day Private Deluxe Vehicle
* Port Pick Up & Drop Off
* Scenic Drive
* Colosseum Skip the Line Access
* Arch of Constantine
* Roman Forum
* Capitoline Hill
* Pantheon Inside
* Spanish Steps
* Trevi Fountain
* Piazza Navona
* Best Photo Ops
* Duration: 9-Hour

Your friendly driver assists you through the day and a local guide meets you in Rome. Your private tour begins aboard a private air-conditioned car from Civitavecchia port. Your personal driver takes on the way to Rome (approx. 90 minute drive traffic pending). Enter into the ancient city through the Porta San Paolo gate which is one of the main gates of the Roman Aurelian Walls. Drive past and admire the Pyramid of Caius Cestius, the Baths of Emperor Caracalla, and the Circus Maximus.

Meet your dedicated guide. Travel back to the days of the Romans. Hear the secret stories and anecdotes that bring the city history to life. Discover key sights and hidden gems. Enter the Colosseum skipping the line. Walk along the Roman Forum and climb the nearby Capitoline Hill. Enjoy the breathtaking view over the Forums and Piazza Venezia with the huge “wedding cake”. After your feast of ancient Roman history your tour heads to the heart of the city center, a bustling open-air museum. Enjoy the most important sights, lively piazzas and photo-worthy fountains in the area. From the Spanish Steps to the Trevi Fountain, the Piazza Navona to the Pantheon, and hidden gems, this is your chance to experience the essence of Rome in a day. At the end of your best Rome one day tour your personal driver transfers you back to Civitavecchia port in time to board your cruise ship. Time permitting stop along the way at the Janiculum Hill for amazing photo ops.

Please Note: For safety reasons even with reservations there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the Coliseum.

When booking please specify the details of your cruise and what time you need to board the ship.

For a smooth operation this itinerary may operate in reverse.
The tour sequence may vary. The time spent at certain venues may be expanded/reduced, and other brief stops may be added.

Baby seats are mandatory for infants, please request at time of booking.

Do you combine people to share the tour?

All our tours are private, luxurious, and totally customized to suit your desires, which means that you do not share your tour with anyone else. Our private tours are exclusive to one booking party and we do not combine separate reservations to form groups.

Do we skip the line to enter the Coliseum?

Yes. This tour guarantees your reservations and tickets to enter the Coliseum skipping the line.
Please Note: For safety reasons even with reservations there is still a compulsory security check which may cause some delays in entering the Coliseum.

How long will the transfer time from Civitavecchia to Rome take?

The transfer time from Civitavecchia to Rome city center is about 90 minutes each way (traffic pending). The exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions.

Where do we meet our private chauffeur at Civitavecchia port?

Your chauffeur meets you at the pier next to your ship holding a sign with your name in. Our vehicles are licensed to enter inside Civitavecchia port, so you do not have to walk far to reach your vehicle.

Are your private vehicles licensed and insured?

Yes. All of our vehicles are officially licensed and insured.

Are your private vehicles non-smoking? Air conditioned?

Yes. All of our vehicles are non-smoking and air-conditioned.

Do we stop for lunch during our private Rome shore trip?

Yes. In a city with so much great food it would be crazy not to. The duration of the tour includes time for breaks to grab a quick snack and/or lunch but is not included in the price. Some people like to grab a quick pizza or a snack, and some people like to sit down for a nice relaxing Italian meal.

Are tips included?

Tips are optional and not included in your tour price, but are a nice way of showing satisfaction for good service.

What happens if a site is unexpectedly closed on the day of scheduled tour?

The Coliseum is subject to closure due to assembly meetings, strikes or other factors without prior notice. While we regret these inconveniences, these rare unforeseen closures are beyond our control for which we cannot be held responsible therefore, no refunds will be issued. In these rare cases, your guide will modify the itinerary and give you as complete a tour as possible working with the circumstances given.

Do you provide a refund if my cruise ship cannot make it into port?

We will honor a refund if your cruise line does not come into port due to severe weather, mechanical problems or political unrest. However, admission tickets are not refundable and you will be charged 100% for any admission tickets pre-purchased on your behalf.