Vatican City (Saint Peter), Coliseum and imperial forums, city center (Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Navona Square)
It is a guided visit by bus and a walk through the centre of Rome. We will give you a chance to take pictures of the most popular attractions of Rome.
Sit back and relax as Civitatours bus glides through the heart of Rome.
Civitatours will take you around to discover history, traditions and art of the Eternal City, making your visit unforgettable. Our guides will make you feel comfortable. .
Arrival by bus to the courthouse (Palazzaccio), walk to St. Peter’s Square, admiring the fortress of Castel Sant’Angelo and across Via della Conciliazione, we reach the basilica of saint Peter*. Around the square you will have the opportunity ‘to buy objects of devotion, rosaries and medals. Back to Palazzaccio for departure toward other magnificent sites at 12.45pm.
By bus toward Piazza Venezia, the central hub of Rome, Italy, in which several thoroughfares intersect, including the Via dei Fori Imperiali and the Via del Corso. One side of the Piazza is the site of Italy’s Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in the Altare della Patria, part of the imposing Monument to Vittorio Emanuele II, first king of Italy, named Vittoriano.
The square is at the foot of the Capitoline Hill and next to Trajan’s Forum. The main artery, the Viale di Fori Imperiali begins there and leads past the Roman Forum to the Colosseum.
The Capitoline Hill , between the Forum and the Campus Martius, is one of the Seven Hills of Rome and, currently the representative office of the municipality of Rome, with the elegant square and the staircase, designed by Michelangelo Buonarroti.
Continuing, between the Aventine hill and Palatine hill, we admire the ruins of the Circus Maximus, where up to 250.000 people (with no charge) could enjoy the chariot races: the emperors could enjoy this amazing show directly from their palaces, located on top ‘of the Palatine, the hill where, according to legend, the city was founded by Romulus on 21 April 753 BC
Special attention and a stop (about 20/25 min) deserves the Colosseum, symbol of Imperial Rome, one of the new seven wonders in the world, declared by the UNESCO “World Heritage Site”. We’ll enjoy a brief explanation from outside the monument, and then time for pictures and a look at the nearby Arch of Constantine, built to celebrate the victory against Maxentius.
Heading to the heart of Rome, past the magnificent basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Stop close to the Trevi fountain that will reach on foot. The fountain (1732-1762), is the unforgettable scene of the film “La Dolce Vita” by Fellini, and, to respect the tradition, we will launch a coin in then water, custodian of the desire for a future return to Rome.
From here you’ll be guided to the Pantheon, the temple built 2000 years ago in honor of all the gods, yet almost perfectly preserved today. Its open dome, perfect section of an imaginary sphere that may be contained in it, even today gives visitors a unique and enchanting feeling.
Continuing our walk we will reach in few minutes, with your guide, Piazza Navona , one of the most characteristic squares in Rome, built on the ruins of the Stadium of Domitian, where you will be enchanted by the beauty of the Fountain of the 4 Rivers, Bernini’s masterpiece, and the church of S . Agnese in Agone designed by Borromini and where the ancient art meets contemporary creativity of street artists
During the walk (1.30h / 2h) you can enjoy the delights of the restaurants, pizzerias and ice cream shops in Rome
Departure at 4pm from Palazzaccio for return; Arrive at the port of Civitavecchia at 5pm/5.30pm.
*Dress code for the Basilica: Knees and shoulders must be covered.
Not allowed tourist groups inside St. Peter’s Basilica during liturgical events, if so we cannot refund the price of the tour.
HOW TO FIND US
The Harbour Authority provides a free Shuttle Bus Service. Take a free shuttle. (It is every 20 minutes). The free shuttle drops you off to Largo di Pace square where you will find Civitatours information desk. (Our staff wear yellow T-shirt/sweaters.)
Check in Largo di Pace square non later than 9:15am .
Departure time 9:30/9:40.
€ 39 Adult p.p. (+ € 2.50 earphones obligatory, to be paid on site)
€ 24 Children 3/12 p.p. (+ € 2.50 earphones optional)
Extra: Priority entrance and visit of St. Peter’s Basilica with official Vatican guide, language on request. Price 22.00€ Adult, 22.00€ Child (free up to 5 years old)
On Sundays and sometimes on Wednesdays the priority entrance service is not available as decided by the Vatican
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