Depart Civitavecchia pier and head to Rome by motorcoach.
In the Eternal City, a panoramic drive takes you through the lovely Borghese Gardens and along Via Veneto – Rome’s famous, elegant and outrageously expensive shopping street. A slice of Roman life takes place among the fashionable sidewalk cafés, luxury shops and up-market hotels here.
Arrive at Colosseo drop-off point and walk to the Colosseum.
You will continue the panoramic drive through Rome. Drive by the Circus Maximus immortalized in Ben Hur. This is where chariot races took place in Roman times. You’ll also see Palatine Hill with the residence of Roman Emperors, Castel S. Angelo, Vatican City Walls and St. Peter’s Basilica in your view.
You’ll also see Palatine Hill with the residence of Roman Emperors. Passing through St. Paul's Gate, watch for the Pyramid of Caius Cestius nearby.
Continue along the old Ostiense Way passing by St. Paul's Basilica before driving to FCO Airport.
This tour is only available to guests whose cruise ends in Civitavecchia and with with flights departing after 4:00 PM (16:00).
If you have already purchased an airport transfer with your cruise booking, it will be refunded on board the ship, as this excursion automatically includes a transfer.
The walk between Colosseo, drop-off/pick-up point, and the Colosseum is approximately 15 minutes each way.