Explore the intact remains of the Roman town of Pompeii and climb the mountain that destroyed it. Gaze into the volcanic crater of Mt. Vesuvius, and…
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Escape Italy's busy capital for one day on this trip to Assisi and the Umbrian hill town Orvieto. You will see the famous Cathedral of Orvieto and…
Travel with this comfortable and air-conditioned shuttle service from Rome to discover the buried city of Pompeii. Create your own itinerary and…
Travel back in time and experience a unique blend of art, history, folklore, and archaeology in Naples and Pompeii. Relax as you head to the Gulf of…
Visit Capri, the “Pearl of the Mediterranean,” on a day trip from Rome. You’ll see the renowned Blue Grotto, stop in scenic Anacapri, and enjoy lunch…
Visit one of the most important archaeological sites on this full-day tour from Rome. Sit back and relax for a panoramic sight of Naples on your bus…
Discover the "Cradle of the Renaissance" at your own pace on an 11-hour trip from Rome. Explore the city and take a guided tour to see Ponte Vecchio,…
Explore the Villa D'Este, a Renaissance jewel just outside Rome, and enjoy a delicious Italian lunch with fettuccine and spaghetti.
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Visit the city of Naples and the stunning ruins of Pompeii on a full-day excursion from Rome by private motor coach. An onboard assistant and a…
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Don't expect to see all of Rome in a day. All the same, whether you're on a cruise stop or just passing through on a tour of Italy, here's a varied sampling platter of Rome's highlights!
Sunny day? Be sure to meander around the Galleria Borghese's picturesque park and gardens. If you've got time, pop inside the gorgeous villa for a who's who of Renaissance art.
This world-renowned archeological site is the closest you'll come to a glimpse at city life in Ancient Rome. Even better, it's right by the Colosseum and Palatine Hill too!
A day tour won't allow enough time to savor life at all Rome's piazzas, but make the most of it by seeing this cultural emblem - celebrated in numerous films - at Trevi Square.
Seeing Michelangelo's Renaissance-defining ceiling might be a bit of stretch at peak season. Be sure to fit it in by pre-booking skip-the-line tickets to the Vatican museums!
If you're early enough, mingle with the locals at Campo de' Fiori, one of Rome's favorite markets. If the stalls are already packed up, fret not! Stick around to enjoy the vibrant café culture.
Civitavecchia is the main cruise port for excursions to Rome. The easiest way to reach the city center is by pre-booking a private or shared transfer, or by taking a taxi. However, there are also two or three trains per hour to Roma Termini (Rome's main station). It costs about €5 each way, but you could save money with the BIRG ticket (day pass), which will get you there and back, as well as covering buses, trams, and the metro for the entire day.
Since you're not there for long, you'll probably want to rely on taxis. Unfortunately, this is easier said than done in Rome, where hailing down a cab in the tourist-heavy areas is nearly impossible. Utilize the metro wherever possible, as buses and trams can also be slowed by traffic. There are two metro lines: Line A (orange) runs between the northwest and southeast, and Line B (blue) runs north to south, with a third line due to open in 2016.
Attractions in Rome
- 1Vatican City
- 2Sistine Chapel
- 3Vatican Museums
- 4Raphael Rooms
- 6Roman Forum
- 7Palatine Hill
- 8St. Peter's Basilica
- 9Circus Maximus
- 10Jubilee Holy Year in Rome
- 11Cortile del Belvedere
- 12Via Sacra
- 13La Pieta
- 14Piazza Navona
- 15Piazza Venezia
- 16Trevi Fountain
- 17Castel Sant'Angelo
- 18Arch of Constantine
- 19Spanish Steps
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What People Are Saying About Rome
I was picked up at my hotel by the Guide and Driver. Right away I knew I was in very good hands. The tour was informative and they even shared plenty of jokes with me as I was the only one on the tour. Was impressive the amount of added detail that was added. Thank you very much, definately would recomend to others. :-)
Loved it. Saw everything and guides were great, personable and knowledgeable! Drivers picked us up at the ship and dropped us off back at the boat, great! Really liked both your morning (Michala) and afternoon (Francesca). We also had a nice break so we could enjoy a non rushed local lunch.
Excellent day trip from Rome to Pompeii/Vesuvius. Both tour guide and site guide at Pompeii were knowledgeable. This was our first trip to both locations and we are glad we went. It was a great break from the church/museum/city tours elsewhere. Due to tight schedule, would have preferred longer time at both sites in order to get time for souvenirs. Provided lunch was only ok but considering the large crowd being fed, acceptable. As with any larger tour group, timing, food, and breaks are difficult to make perfect for everyone. I do recommend the tour to others.
Everything was on schedule. Our two guides, one Italian/British and one Australian spoke perfect English and were very well prepared. The least favorable experience was the lunch, a quite ordinary plain pizza Margeritha, but what could you expect so close to a grand site like Pompeii with a lot of tourists.
The staff were very helpful and friendly from the moment we met in the morning. Both guides were extremely informative and interesting, not only about the actual trip but helpful hints and suggestions that made our holiday even better. Our two guides, Andy and Anna added to the wonderful experience of Pompeii. Unfortunately, the weather turned for the worse in the afternoon which made the walk up to the crater of Vesuvius a disappointing one. The rain was forecast for the afternoon so if the two parts of the trip could be interchangeable then it would have made for a perfect day. The guide at Pompeii was also fantastic and I would highly recommend doing it this way as opposed to doing it yourself. Overall, a brillant experience.