Aerial view of Rome, Italy
BORN TO ROME

Cruise from Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

The Eternal City endures with endless adventures. Sip a cappuccino in an al fresco café and watch the city wake. Peruse ancient artifacts in National Roman Museum and Italian masterworks in Villa Borghese. Or learn about the ancestors of the Romans at the National Etruscan Museum.
National Language Italian
Currency Accepted Euro (EUR)
 

CRUISE INTO HISTORY 

Kick off your morning with one of the best things to do in Rome visit the 2,000-year-old Colosseum. Then satisfy your appetite with a true Roman delicacy — homemade pasta, anyone? — before finishing off your meal with sweet, melt-in-your-mouth gelato. Slow down and watch the locals as they go about their day. Wander through the narrow cobblestoned streets and meander through piazzas. Look up at the stunning ancient Roman architecture as you make your way through the bustling city center. Best part? Rome is just a hop, skip and a jump to almost anywhere you want to visit in Italy or the greater Mediterranean. Cruise from Rome and experience Italy just as the Romans do.

COLORFUL COASTLINES
Cruise from Rome and wake up with views of the colorful coastlines of Italy and the Mediterranean. Spend the day indulging in Frito Misto de Marre (mixed fried seafood) before cooling off in the sparkling sea.
ROME WASN'T BUILT IN A DAY
Take a step back in time just by wandering through the bustling city of Rome. See the city as it was in ancient times by visiting impressive Renaissance palaces, beautiful fountains and baroque churches. This architecture here is something to mark off your bucket list.
FROM SEA TO CITY
With all the different places to visit in Rome spend a few days before or after your cruise exploring nearby cities. Hop on a high-speed train and find yourself walking through piazzas in Florence or indulging in hearty Italian pasta dishes in Bologna.

MEDITERRANEAN MAGIC

STARTS IN ROME

Explore the shores of Italy and beyond with a cruise to the rugged islands of the Greek Isles or the bustling cities of Spain on Mediterranean Cruises departing from Rome. Enjoy days exploring romantic European coastlines and exotic worlds during your adventure. Discover the best of the Mediterranean with cruises departing from Rome.

ADVENTUROUS DAYS AND ROMANTIC NIGHTS

Kick your day off onboard the Explorer of the Seas, which is ideal for active couples. Ride the waves on the FlowRider before taking your adventure to new heights on the rock climbing wall. In the evening, enjoy the ultimate date night with a delicious, romantic dinner followed by a world-class show in the theater onboard Explorer of the Seas.

DO IT ALL, SEE IT ALL

Sea days spent onboard the Jewel of the Seas are anything but boring, but you simply can't beat days onshore visiting exotic destinations like the Italian Riviera, the rolling lavender fields of Provence and the rugged coastlines of Mallorca.

Things To Do in Rome (Civitavecchia)

The Pantheon in Rome, Italy

ANCIENT AND AMAZING

The Pantheon in Rome, Italy

The Pantheon in Rome, Italy

ANCIENT AND AMAZING

Walk through the heart of Ancient Rome. Start at the Colosseum, an enormous arena where gladiators once battled. Then meander around the Roman Forum’s timeworn ruins, past crumbling temples and basilicas. See where emperors lived on Palatine Hill— and enjoy an up-close view of the 2,000-year-old, well-preserved Pantheon church.

A fountain in Piazza Navona  in Italy

ADVENTURE SQUARED

A fountain in Piazza Navona in Italy

A fountain in Piazza Navona in Italy

ADVENTURE SQUARED

Roam around Rome’s piazzas, as each offers a unique perspective. Dine al fresco in Piazza Navona and climb The Spanish Steps in Piazza di Spagna. Wander cobbled alleys in bustling Trastevere and browse Campo de’ Fiori’s artisan stalls. Be sure to toss a coin in the Trevi Fountain for good measure.

Statues in the Vatican Museum
Statues in the Vatican Museum

SACRED SPACES

Explore the Vatican Museums’ extraordinary collection of tapestries and classical statues. Step inside the Sistine Chapel and be awed by Michelangelo’s ceiling frescoes. Then enter St. Peter’s Basilica, one of the world’s largest churches, to stand under its enormous sky-piercing dome.

Pizza, pasta, and antipasta on a table in Rome
Pizza, pasta, and antipasta on a table in Rome

LOCAL CUISINE

Romans live to eat, whether it’s family-style or in a sidewalk café. For an authentic taste of Cucina Romana, try carciofi alla Romana (braised artichokes) or spaghetti alla carbonara. Enjoy panino (stuffed sandwiches) or thin-crusted Roman pizza. Satisfy your sweet tooth with a scoop of gelato. Then finish the night with a glass of white wine from the surrounding Lazio region.

Minitature models of the Colosseum and Vatican
Minitature models of the Colosseum and Vatican

SHOPPING

Street stalls throughout the city are your best bet for souvenirs. Via Condotti offers a string of couture Italian designers. Browse artist studios along Via Margutta, or the indie artisan retailers of the Monti neighborhood. Porta Portese is the city’s largest flea market— and La Rinascente, the first department store.

Insider's Tips
Insider's Tips
1 The train ride between Civitavecchia and Rome is approximately 80 minutes each way.
2 Conservative attire (no tank tops or shorts) is required when visiting Rome’s religious sites.

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