Eyes of Rome
Eyes of Rome

Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia

A Full Day Immersion in the Eternal City and its major highlights

Focus

  • Archeology
  • History
  • Religion
  • Art

What makes this tour Special

Fill your daily excursion to Rome with the Must do Tours: Colosseum and Roman Forum + Main squares and fountains + Vatican Museums!

Take the most of your day and of Rome in total relax thanks to a private driver at your disposal for the whole tour duration

Capture the most iconic pictures of Rome and bring home the loveliest memories from the Eternal city

What to Expect

PRIVATE TOUR

Enjoy your tour with your own private tour expert at your party's disposal only

DURATION

7 hours

START TIME

08:00

PRIVATE DRIVER

Meet&Greet at your hotel/accomodation. Private Driver included throughout the tour

NOT AVAILABLE

Sunday

KID FRIENDLY

This tour is suitable for kids of all ages

ENTRANCE TICKETS

Entrance tickets are included! Enjoy your tour!

What's Included
  • Blue Badge Qualified Guide
  • Meet & Greet your driver at Civitavecchia Port
  • Private Tour in Rome
  • Round Trip from Civitavecchia with Private English Speaking Driver
  • Colosseum and roman Forum skip the line tickets
  • Vatican Museums skip the line tickets
Not Included/ Optional Extras
  • Meals
  • Gratuities

Sites you’ll visit

  • Colosseum
  • Roman Forum
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Pantheon
  • Vatican Museums
  • Sistine Chapel
  • St. Peter's Basilica
  • One of the new wonders of the modern world is also the largest ever Amphitheatre constructed during Ancient times was built with Volcanic rock mixed with brick and held an estimated 50-80 thousand people. It was a real hub of entertainment in central Rome, with regular shows, animal hunts and gladiatorial battles. Races were not held within the Colosseum due to the nearby Circo Massimo race track.
  • The political and business centre of ancient Rome, the warn away paths are covered in history. This is where the citizens came to listen to speeches, to meet the senators or to see people like Julius Caesar or Cicero. The ruins tell a story, and it is the story of Rome and its politics, with the likes of the ancient Curia (the Senate) that is still visible, but also with the impressive marble columns of temples which were erected for the first time in V century BC.
  • The backdrop to many classic films such as "Roman Holiday" and "La Dolce Vita" the fountain is the biggest of its kind in Rome. Work on the fountain started in 1732 after the Popes competition during the Baroque era to build something as beautiful as the Spanish Steps. The creator of the world famous fountain actually didn't win the contest but due to the outcry in Rome over a Florentine having won, Nicola Salvi was given the go ahead!
  • The Pantheon, a former Roman temple, is located within central Rome, within walking distance to other well known sites as Navona Square and the Trevi Fountain. Now a functional church, it is the burial place for many Resniense masters such as Raphael as well as 2 kings of Italy. The monument is very unique with a circular, Oculus roof allowing sunlight and even rain into the beautiful church. The original building was constructed almost 2000 years ago and Michelangelo was noted as saying that the design is of Angels and cannot be of human concept.
  • Famous throughout the world, the multiple galleries and rooms can take days to visit although only just over a third of the art that Popes throughout the centuries have collected is on show to the public. The museums house an immense collection that includes some of the most important masterpieces of Renaissance art in the world along with some of the most precious Ancient Rome and Egyptian statues.
  • Definitely the most known work of art of all time, the frescoes by Michelangelo are considered the finest work of art ever created by Man. The iconic narration of the vault dedicaded to the Holy Creation and the Bible is a pendant of the huge wall scene (60 feet tall) just behind the altar: the “Last Judgment” with its 391 figures. The side walls welcomed Michelangelo’s creation with pre-existing stories of the Life of Jesus and Moses by Botticelli and the Renaissance masters. Despite the religious dedication, the meaning of the Sistine Chapel trascends the time and space of the Church and reveals its universal meaning for mankind.
  • The largest Basilica in the world is also home to worldwide masterpieces like the famous Pietà by Michelangelo! it even houses an underground crypt for Popes, of which can be visited. The Basilica has a big influence from Michelangelo and you can see his art work throughout. The Basilica was originally built above the tomb of the Prince of the Apostles, where the Pope visits every Christmas or Easter Time.

Tour description

Visiting Rome is a once-in-a-life time experience you cannot miss during your Mediterranean sea cruise vacation.

You’ll have the opportunity to enter the world-wide famous Museums of the Vatican and discover the most important sites of the Eternal City.


You'll be picked up at Civitavecchia Port approximately at 8:00am and driven to Rome via private car. You'll meet your private guide in the city historical district and will head together to your Colosseum and Roman Forum Tour, a 3 hour experience to enjoy the iconic archeological area of Italy's capital city, that actually was once the capital of the whole mediterranean area you are probably covering with your cruise. Learn about the rise and fall of the Roman Empire and testify its power through the many evidences of the Roman Forum.


As you have a private driver at your disposal for the day, you'll embark on a mini city tour after your Colosseum visit, thus having the opportunity to admire the highlights of Rome's beautiful squares and fountains. This will be the time for a quick lunch stop and to take lovely pictures of the stunning Pantheon and Trevi Fountain.


Reach the Vatican State with your private driver and guide around 2:00pm and start your private tour of the unmissable Vatican Museums, one of world's largest collections of art and true materialization of the European Classic heritage, ranging from the Greek and Roman era up to Renaissance and the Modern one. Here, you will see the most popular rooms of the Museums and the Sistine Chapel, Michelangelo's masterpiece. Conclude your private tour with a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica, the largest church in the world and core of the Catholic community.


Conclude your day with the private transfer bringing you back to the ship by your embark time, to continue your journey through the Italian ports.

Full Refund Cancellation Policy

Eyes of Rome has two policies with full refund terms.
The policies are included and non-optional.
  1. Dolce Vita policy is applied on all Standard Bookings placed more than 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms up to 72 hours from the date of the event for any reason. To apply for a refund including where your tour is cancelled or changed by Eyes of Rome®, please contact our customer service team at info@eyesofrome.com.
  2. Peace of Mind policy is applied on Selected Bookings and on all Bookings placed within 72 hours from the date of the event. We provide all our customers with Refundable Terms so if you are unable to attend your booking due to unforeseen circumstances outside of your control you may be entitled to a refund - please see our full set of Refundable Terms and Conditions here. To apply for a refund, please find the instructions on how to apply in the booking confirmation email you received after payment.

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