1. Italy
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  4. Vatican City

Highlights of Rome: Shore Excursion

Product ID: 197224
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Explore the famous monuments of Rome and the amazing artwork in the Vatican City on this driving tour of Rome. Set-off from your cruise ship terminal with a professional driver that will ensure you see all of the city's most captivating landmarks.
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  • Visit the famous monuments of the ancient city
  • Explore the streets of Rome
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of the city
  • Travel to the Vatican City to visit the famous Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, and the Vatican Museums
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Enjoy an overview of the best sights that Rome can offer in one day. Your English-speaking driver will pick you up at the port and drive you to the heart of Rome, Venice Square. You will visit the remnants of the ancient history of the city: the Roman Forum, the Colosseum, the Circus Maximus, the Capitol Hill, the Palatine Hill and the Baths of Caracalla. You will return to the center of Rome to visit the most famous of all ancient city temples; the Pantheon. After visiting the major historical sites in the city you will continue to explore Rome as you walk through Piazza Navona, to see the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. You will then stop for a traditional Italian lunch and enjoy a spot of shopping before continuing your tour.

In the afternoon you will visit the Vatican City, the smallest state in the world. Here you will explore the richest storehouse of art in the world. With visits to the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica you will be immersed in the rich history of art and architecture. After your visit to the Vatican City, you will be driven back to the pier.

  • Mercedes-Benz vehicle
  • English-speaking driver who will give you general information about the sites but won't accompany you inside
  • Pick-up and drop-off at the ship
What’s Not Included
  • Entrance fees
  • Gratuities
  • Meals

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Meeting point

Right outside the ship, no need to take any shuttle bus. Your driver will be holding a name card.

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Important information
Know before you go
• The Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel are closed on Sundays with the exception of the last Sunday of every month
• If you are in possession of a disabled parking permit, please bring it with you as it will allow your driver to have better access to the sites, for your comfort

From £636.38 Per group up to 2

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Product ID: 197224