Civitavecchia

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  • From Rome: Full-Day Tuscany Wine Experience

    1. From Rome: Full-Day Tuscany Wine Experience

    Stroll through scenic vineyards and sample local wines at 2 wineries in Maremma, a hidden gem of Tuscany. The day begins in Civitavecchia with pickup from your hotel or a designated meeting point. From here, travel approximately 40 miles to Southern Tuscany, an area rich in history and tradition that will impress you with its natural beauty. The first stop of the day is at Montauto farm. Surrounded by typical Tuscan Maremma landscapes, this is the perfect place to learn about and sample Morellino di Scansano and other wines produced in this region. The winery offers a wide range of products, suitable for every palate and occasion. Between wineries, stop to take a dip in Saturnia, Cascate del Mulino – one of Italy's most popular hot spring destinations. Take a relaxing soak in pools that are naturally 37°C (98°F) all year round and enjoy the unique landscape. Next, head to Cantine Vig...

  • Civitavecchia Port to Rome Fiumicino Airport Transfer

    2. Civitavecchia Port to Rome Fiumicino Airport Transfer

    End your cruise to Rome stress-free with a private transfer from Civitavecchia Cruise Terminal to Rome Fiumicino Airport. Save time and avoid the long lines for taxis on arrival. Then, transfer by comfortable sedan or minivan. A friendly and professional driver will meet and greet you just in front of the Cruise Terminal, a mere 30 meters from your cruise ship dock. Sit back and relax while they navigate the notorious Italian roads on the 45-minute journey to the airport. Each passenger will be provided with plenty of room for a comfortable journey, and enough space to bring up to 1 standard size suitcase and 1 small carry-on bag. This service is guaranteed to provide a smooth, hassle-free end to your vacation.

  • Rome On Your Own: Bus Transfer from Civitavecchia

    3. Rome On Your Own: Bus Transfer from Civitavecchia

    See the sights of Rome at your own pace with a round-trip transfer from the cruise terminal at Civitavecchia, and get 8 hours to explore the "Eternal City" according to your own interests. Upon arrival in the city center you are free to visit the sites that interest you the most. Go to the Basilica of St. Peter's in the Vatican City and marvel at works of art by Michelangelo and others. Visit the Mausoleum of Hadrian at the Castel Sant' Angelo or discover the temple to all gods at the immaculately-preserved Pantheon. Follow in the footsteps of famous poets at the Spanish Steps, and marvel at the architecture of Piazza Navona, built over the Stadium of Domitian. Discover the highlights of Ancient Rome, such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill. Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain and much more. Alternatively, spend the day shopping or enjoying lunch in sought-after neighborhoo...

    great tour guide however, the bus driver was extremely late in fetching us from the city centre on our way back to the port and we almost missed our ship!

  • Palazzo Farnese: Renaissance Residence Tour with Lunch

    4. Palazzo Farnese: Renaissance Residence Tour with Lunch

    The Farnese Palace is situated directly above the town of Caprarola, dominating its surroundings. Caprarola has always been an expression of Farnese’s power and the palace is one of the finest examples of Renaissance architecture. You will be able to walk the spiral staircase called Scala Regia or the "Royal Stairs" and see the Piano dei Prelati floor, which leads to the broad terrace. You can witness the amazing frescoes of the winter suite, the famous "Room of the World Map" or “Sala del Mappamondo”, displaying the world as it was in 1574 when the frescoes were completed. Gaze at the depiction of the continents on one side of the wall while the wall opposite the planisphere is devoted to the lands where Christianity and the church originated, Judea and Italy. The Royal Staircase is next and is already being hailed as a masterpiece of Vignola's, having been imitated several times thro...

  • From Civitavecchia: Cruise Shore Transfer to Rome Airport

    5. From Civitavecchia: Cruise Shore Transfer to Rome Airport

    Ensure that the end of your cruise to Rome is stress-free by choosing this private transfer from Civitavecchia Cruise Terminal to Rome Fiumicino Airport. You’ll avoid the lines waiting for taxis and enjoy the ride to the airport in a comfortable luxury van. A friendly and professional driver will meet you in front of the cruise terminal, just 30 meters from your cruise ship. Sit back and relax while your driver negotiates the notorious Italian traffic on the 45-minute journey to the airport. On this service that’s priced for up to 8 passengers, each passenger will be provided with plenty of room for a comfortable ride, and enough space for 1 standard size suitcase and 1 small carry-on bag.

  • From Civitavecchia: Vatican, St Peters & Sistine Chapel Tour

    6. From Civitavecchia: Vatican, St Peters & Sistine Chapel Tour

    Start the tour at Civitavecchia Harbor where you will be picked up. Embark on a small group tour in an intimate group of a maximum of 10 people. Arrive at the Vatican Museums and meet your tour guide. Take advantage of your exclusive skip-the-line access tickets, entering the museums through a panoramic terrace where you can admire the stunning view of Saint Peter's dome overlooking the Vatican gardens.  Begin your tour of the collections which include a seemingly infinite number of masterpieces by Bernini, Raphael, Botticelli, Perugino, and other treasures - all incredibly united under one roof. Learn about how the numerous popes that have lived in the Vatican continuously enriched it with different artworks. Admire the most beautiful Roman ancient statues and gaze in awe at the length of the enormous Tapestry Hall, before continuing on through the Hall of the Painted Maps. Finally, wi...

  • Panoramic Bus Tour of Rome from Civitavecchia Port

    7. Panoramic Bus Tour of Rome from Civitavecchia Port

    Head to Rome on a full-day guided panoramic tour of the Eternal City. You’ll be welcomed by your tour leader at the Civitavecchia port, where you’ll board a comfortable air-conditioned coach that will take you to one of the world’s most beautiful, artistic, and charming cities. The first stop is just a stone’s throw away from the Palazzaccio (Palace of Justice) in Piazza dei Tribunali. From here you can admire the most powerful and imposing castle ever built in Rome, Castel Sant’Angelo. Nearby you’ll marvel at magnificent St. Peter's Basilica from the top of Via della Conciliazione. Feast your eyes on the semi-circular colonnades that frame St. Peter's Square, designed and built by Bernini in the 17th century. Choose an optional tour of St. Peter's Basilica, with its Baroque and Renaissance facade that dominates the square and the skyline with its perfectly designed dome. Meet your to...

    The tour was informative and the tour guide was knowledgeable. Tour was worth every Penny and very affordable.

  • Classical Rome: Full-Day Bus Tour from Civitavecchia

    8. Classical Rome: Full-Day Bus Tour from Civitavecchia

    Depart from the port of Civitavecchia by bus at 9:30 AM for Rome, accompanied by a local bus assistant. When you reach the city a professional, licensed guide will be waiting for you. After just about an hour and fifteen minutes of travel, the bus will stop next to the imposing Leonine Walls. On this full-day tour, your guide will provide commentary about Rome’s historical traditions and its art, as you take in most of the important monuments. The guide will accompany you up until St. Peter’s Square as you take in the stunning views of St. Peter's Basilica and the magnificent Square, surrounded by Bernini’s famous colonnades dating from 1656. Please note that if there are long lines waiting to enter St. Peter's Basilica, the guide will tell you about the Basilica from the outside. Please refer to the Additional Information section about priority entrance to the Basilica. Meet your tour...

    Kudos to guide Vincent. He and Rome showed with wit and information Top organization and top communication with Civita Tours Gladly again

  • Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Center 1-Way Transfer

    9. Civitavecchia Port to Rome City Center 1-Way Transfer

    Get the VIP treatment at the start or end of your cruise to Rome, and enjoy a private transfer with personal driver at a very convenient price. For arrival transfers, your driver will be waiting on the dock at Civitavecchis Port. They will be holding a sign with your name on it for ease of contact. Then, relax on the approximate 1-hour journey to any address within Rome city center. Avoid the long lines for taxis, or the hassle of negotiating the public transport system with your heavy luggage. The price is fixed for any destination in Rome. Transportation is by executive class vehicle for small groups of 1-4 passengers. Drivers are bilingual and provide a polite welcome upon arrival. They will then take care of your needs, right up to the entrance of your hotel. The transfer is also available for those about to embark on a cruise. Transfer from Rome to Civitavecchia Port, and board ...

  • Civitavecchia to/from Rome Private 1-Way Cruise Transfers

    10. Civitavecchia to/from Rome Private 1-Way Cruise Transfers

    Take the stress out of your arrival at Rome’s Civitavecchia cruise ship terminal and pre-book a reliable transfer to accommodations or other locations in Rome city center. The service is also available in the opposite direction for your departure and convenience. The friendly and professional drivers will meet and greet you on arrival, then negotiate the unfamiliar Italian roads as you sit back and enjoy the views of the Lazio hills. Cars are comfortable, clean, fully air-conditioned, and regularly maintained to meet all requirements. Children’s car seats, capsules, and booster seats are also provided on request. Whether you are at the start or end of your cruise, the service is guaranteed to provide a smooth arrival or departure from Civitavecchia.

Frequently asked questions about Civitavecchia

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Planning Your Visit

  • Are there good transport links here from Rome?

    Your best bet is to rent a car or take the train. There are two or three direct local trains each hour, including the fast track express, between Roma Termini (main station) and Civitavecchia. The journey takes just over an hour.

  • Is it worth staying overnight here or just a day trip destination?

    Most people tend to see this as a place to hang out and do a little sightseeing while enroute to another destination, so there may not be the stationary atmosphere of solitude you may desire from a holiday location. That said, it is a pretty place, so if you fancy staying longer, there's countless accommodation options, including: 5-star hotels, budget priced hotels, hostels, and B&Bs.

Good to know

  • Language
    Italian
  • Currency
    Euro (€)
  • Time Zone
    UTC (+02:00)
  • Country Code
    +39
  • Best time to visit
    This area tends to not be overwhelmed with tourists, so any time of year is good for enjoying the sights without large crowds. In terms of enjoying sightseeing in ideal temperatures -- spring and fall provide cooler temperatures than the summertime.

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What people are saying about Civitavecchia

Overall rating

4.5 / 5

based on 2,371 reviews

Absolutely wonderful day! Our guide, Andrea, was personable and tailored our full day private tour to our wishes. We were picked up on time directly from our hotel. No problems whatsoever during the entire trip. We were able to enjoy far more unique sites in central Italy than if we had attempted to do this on our own with a rental car.

Kudos to guide Vincent. He and Rome showed with wit and information Top organization and top communication with Civita Tours Gladly again

The tour was informative and the tour guide was knowledgeable. Tour was worth every Penny and very affordable.

Everything exactly as described. Easy to find. Direct quick contact. I would always go back with GetYourGuide

Everything worked out great - I can only recommend it.