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A Taste of Rome

Port/City: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Activity Type:
Sightseeing and/or City Tours

Approximate Duration:
9 hour(s) 30 minute(s)

Prices starting from:
*99.75 USD (Adult)
*79.75 USD (Child)
*0.00 USD (Infant)

Restrictions:  N/A

Important Port/City Information

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Shore Excursions
A Taste of Rome - CV13

Combine a guided visit of some of Rome's treasured highlights with free time to explore, shop and have lunch on your own and at your own pace. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy an outside visit of the Colosseum, the symbol of Rome, and inside visits of St. Peter in Chain, an exterior visit of St. Peter's Basilica where you'll enjoy more than 2 hours of free time for exploration. The guide will use headsets to provide commentary. NOTES: Travel time to and from Rome is about 1 1/2 hours each way. This tour is not suggested for guests with walking difficulties or those using a wheelchair.
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Combine guided sightseeing at iconic Roman landmarks with several hours for independent exploration. Learn about the ancient city at the Colosseum, site of spectacles and gladiator battles, and its medieval history at the fifth-century church, St. Peter in Chains. At the Vatican, your guide will discuss the Renaissance splendors of St. Peter's Basilica. Tour the world's largest church on your own or use your free time to visit nearby areas, shop and have lunch.

• Colosseum: Tour the exterior of this enormous amphitheater where gladiators once battled for the entertainment of citizens of ancient Rome.
• St. Peter in Chains: This fifth-century church's sculptures include a statue of Moses by Renaissance master Michelangelo.
• St. Peter's Square: After an orientation, enjoy free time to go inside St. Peter's Basilica, or explore the Vatican independently.

What to Bring:
• SeaPass card and photo identification
• Camera
• Cash/credit cards

What to Wear:
• Conservative attire
• Walking shoes

Important Notes: 
• Guests must be able to walk 2 miles (3.2 km) over even and cobblestone surfaces with approximately 100 steps and extended periods of standing. 
• Guests in wheelchairs and those with other mobility challenges should not select this tour.
• A strict dress code is enforced in St. Peter’s Basilica.
• Short shorts, tank tops and revealing clothing are not acceptable and guests wearing these items may not be allowed to enter.
• Lunch is not included in tour and is at guests’ expense.
• The drive between Civitavecchia and Rome is approximately 90 minutes, depending on traffic.
• Access to the St. Peter’s may be restricted when mass is taking place and it may be closed without notice for security reasons.
• Guests are advised that long queues to enter St. Peter’s Basilica are to be expected Guests may be required to check large bags, backpacks, video cameras, and/or personal water bottles at designated checkpoints.
• Most stores, except souvenir shops, are closed on Sundays and public holidays.
• Due to New Traffic regulations, should the bus not be allowed to pick up guests close to  St. Peters Basilica guests will be required to walk approximately 0.6 miles to the nearest pick-up location

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