Rome Pre Cruise & Post Cruise tour (3 nights)

Four-star hotel in the city center, transfers from the airport to the center of Rome and to the port of Civitavecchia, guided-tour of Rome ad Roman Castles

Summary

3 nights
Proprietà: Rome Shore Excursions
available
Optional activities available

Spend three nights in Rome before or after your cruise: four-star hotel in the city center, English-guided tour of the Colosseum archaeological site (skip-the-line tickets) and Roman Castles excursion included.

Be charmed by the millennial history of the Eternal City before or after your cruise departing from Civitavecchia. Pre or post cruise packages, designed to make the most of your time on shore. Four activities already included: 1) English-guided tour of the archaeological area of the Colosseum, skip-the-line tickets included 2) English-guided walking tour of the historic center of Rome 3) Excursion to the Roman Castles and English-guided tour of Papal Palace in Castel Gadolfo (ticket included) 4) Visit to the winery and wine tasting with lunch

Itinerary

1
1
14:00 - 20:00

Arrival in Rome

  • Arrival in Rome Fiumicino Airport, meeting with the driver and transfer to the hotel in the city center

OR (Post-cruise tour)

  • Arrival at the port of Civitavecchia, meeting with the driver and transfer to the hotel in the city center

Accommodation in hotel Best Western Plus Universo 4 **** or similar in the city center,located in a central position, close to Cavour and Termini underground stations, and few steps from the main Rome famous spots.

  • Free time for individual visit
2
18:00 - 21:00

Optional tour (not included): night walking tour

  • Night walking tour. Let yourself be charmed by the romantic allure of Rome by night and visit the main squares and fountains of Rome… Piazza di Spagna, Fontana di Trevi and Piazza Navona with the Pantheon.

(To be purchased when booking. It is organized before or after dinner, depending on the time of arrival at the hotel)

2
3
09:00 - 13:00

English-guided tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Meeting with the guide and English-guided tour of the biggest archeological site in the world:  the Colosseum, Roman Forum and the Palatine hill (skip-the-line ticket included).

Explore the places where the foundation of Rome took place up to the imperial age. Among the other historical legacies of the route: the Arch of Constantine, the Arch of Titus, the Capanne Rotulee, the House of Livia, the House of Augustus, the Cryptoporticus of Nero and the Palace of Domitian.

4
13:15 - 16:00

Walking tour of the historical city center

  • Free time for lunch
  • Meeting with the English-speaking guide and walking tour of the city center

We’ll stroll from Piazza della Rotonda to admire the Pantheon, a temple built in 27 BC. later converted into a Basilica, and the Renaissance fountain of Bernini built in the square in 1575.

We will, then, reach Piazza di Spagna, a place where important monuments such as the Fontana della Barcaccia and the Spanish Steps merge with the innovation of the great Italian luxury brands such as Gucci, Fendi, Valentino who have chosen this location for the unforgettable fashion shows.

Next to the square we find Via Condotti, symbol of the fashion district in Rome. From here, we’ll go to the Trevi Fountain, unforgettable location of “La Dolce Vita” by Fellini, in which a very young Anita Ekberg invites Marcello Mastroianni into the fountain, using the famous: “Marcello, come here!”

  • Free time for individual visit
5
16:00 - 18:30

Optional activities: (not included)

  • English-guided tour of the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel (skip-the-line ticket included)
    A tour of sacred places of Rome, between art and millenary secrets. Visit one of the most famous museums in the world and see the priceless Italian maseterpieces: the statue of the Laocoon, the Raphael Rooms (also known as the Vatican Rooms) and the breathtaking Sistine Chapel.
  • English-guided tour of the “Borghese Gallery” (ticket included)
    A journey that will leave you speechless, classical antiquities and works by the most important Renaissance artists meet all in the same place, the Borghese Gallery. It can be considered unique in the world for the number and importance of Bernini’s sculptures and Caravaggio’s canvases.
  • Return in the hotel individually, overnight stay
3
6
09:00 - 11:30

Castel Gandolfo

  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Transfer to Castel Gandolfo (Roman Castles)
  • English-guided tour of Castel Gandolfo and Papal Palace (ticket included)

We will visit the ancient city center of Castel Gandolfo and the Papal Palace (ticket included), that in the 1929 became the summer residence of the Popes.

We will visit the magnificent garden, rich in marble, very valuable statues and fountains, designed by Clement IV Ganganelli.

7
11:30 - 12:30

Ariccia

  • Transfer to Ariccia, walking tour of the city center

Piazza della Corte, designed by Bernini, is adorned with imposing buildings, such as the Santa Maria Assunta church, Palazzo Chigi (from the outside) ed the very famous Ariccia bridge.

8
12:30 - 14:00

Grottaferrata

  • Transfer to Grottaferrata
  • Traditional lunch with wine tasting 

Roman Castles are famous for their rich ancient history, for the breathtaking natural landscapes and the magnificent villas… But also for the culinary art. A traditional three-course lunch will be waiting for you with organic and Kilometer 0 products, in pairing with local wines.

    • 3 pm return to Rome
    • Free time for individual visit
    • Free time for dinner and overnight stay
    4
    9
    -

    Return

    • Breakfast at the hotel and check-out
    • Free time in Rome
    • Meeting with the driver and transfer to the port of Civitavecchia

    OR (Post-cruise tour)

    • Meeting with the driver and transfer to the Rome Fiumicio airport 3 hours before your flight.
    10
    -

    Prices and Conditions

    This tour is available every day, booking at least one week in advance is required. Price for person.

    Room / Nr. pax2 - 34 - 56 - 7
    DBL770€590€520€
    TRP740€560€490€
    SGL1010€830€760€

    Included:

    • Transfer from Rome Fiumicino Airport to the hotel in Rome (OR in post-cruise tour: transfer from the port of Civitavecchia to the hotel)
    • Accommodation in a four-star hotel in the city center with breakfast (2 nights), f.e. Best Western Plus Universo ****
    • English-guided tour of the Colosseum and Roman Forum sites  (3hrs, ticket included)
    • Walking tour of Rome city center (2hrs)
    • Excursion to the Roman Castles with English-guided tour and visit of Papal Palace (ticket included)
    • Traditional lunch with wine tasting
    • Transfer from the hotel to the port of Civitavecchia
      (OR in post-cruise tour: transfer from Rome Fiumicino Airport to the hotel)

    Not included:

    • City tax
    • Tips and personal extras

    Optional activities:

    • Night walking tour
    • English-guided tour of the Vatican Museums (tickets included)
    • English-guided tour of Borghese Gallery (tickets included)

    You can buy these activites when booking the tour

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          Questa escursione può essere cancellata gratuitamente da parte del cliente dandocene comunicazione entro 72 ore dall’inizio. E’ previsto il rimborso integrale entro 7 giorni dall’annullamento.

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