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Civitavecchia is the main sea port of Rome on the Tyrrhenian Sea about 1.5 hours from Rome.
Its name, Civitavecchia, means “the ancient village”, and it does have ancient roots as the modern town was built over a pre-existing Etruscan settlement and during the Roman times Emperor Trajan constructed a harbor in early 2nd century AD.
Civitavecchia is also the “Port of Rome” serves as the primary cruise and ferry port with tens of thousands of cruisers leaving, arriving, or docking in Civitavecchia each month.
If you are cruising and docking in Civitavecchia, there are so many opportunities for shore excursions in Rome and into the rustic and historic countryside not far from Civitavecchia.
In this post we will offer you some of the most popular shore excursions into Rome and into the countryside offered by Stefano’s RomeCabs for your consideration for your future trips to Rome or shore excursions from Civitavecchia.
Stefano’s RomeCabs’ private shore excursions are provided in your own private deluxe vehicle with your own personal knowledgeable English speaking driver at your disposal for an enjoyable fun filled excursion.
If you wish to visit Rome from Civitavecchia, we suggest the following tours:
Rome Shore Excursions from Civitavecchia
ROME IN A DAY FROM CIVITAVECCHIA
Our classic Rome in Day From Civitavecchia Shore Excursion offers guests the opportunity to visit exciting monuments such as the Colosseum and Pantheon, explore the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter’s Basilica, and enjoy the lively Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps.
PANORAMIC ROME FOR CRUISERS
Panoramic Rome for Cruises shore excursion offers cruisers a more relaxed and flexible tour of Rome with opportunities to experience Rome’s highlights while avoiding crowded tourist attractions with lengthy security lines and pricey advance tickets that leaves very little time for flexibility and last minute changes in travel plans.
On this Panoramic Rome for Cruisers tour includes the following sites: The Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, St Peter’s Square, Capitoline Hill with view of the Roman Forum, Colosseum Square, Basilica of San Clemente and Underground Rome.
SEVEN WONDERS OF ANCIENT ROME
Rome was the last of the world’s grandest ancient civilizations that have profoundly impacted today’s architecture, engineering, politics, and entertainment as they left behind vestiges of their impressive achievements that can be enjoyed and admired today.
The Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome includes: The Colosseum, Circus Maximus, Baths of Caracalla, Via Appia, Park of the Aqueducts, Pantheon, and Trajan’s Forum.
VACANZE ROMANE / ROMAN HOLIDAY TOUR
Recommended by Travel + Leisure Magazine, Stefano Rome Tours’ Vacanze Romane / Roman Holiday Shore Excursion takes you on a journey through the Rome following many of the popular sites featured in the classic film starring Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck.
The sites in the Vacanze Romane tour includes the following exciting places in Rome: the Colosseum, drive through Piazza Venezia, view the Roman Forum from Capitoline Hill, the Mouth of Truth, view Castel Sant’Angelo with its beautiful bridge Ponte Sant’Angelo, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Via Margutta and the Pantheon.
ANGELS AND DEMONS TOUR
Angels and Demons tour by Stefano Rome Tours is based on Dan Brown’s novel and film Angels and Demons and takes you on a spectacular day in Rome following the path of the Illuminati in the footsteps of Robert Langdon: Castel Sant’ Angelo, Santa Maria del Popolo Church, Santa Maria della Vittoria, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, and the Vatican.
Countryside Tours from Civitavecchia
COUNTRYSIDE SPLENDOR TOUR
Stefano’s RomeCabs popular Countryside Splendor Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia takes you into the heart of the Roman tranquil countryside.
On this tour will have the opportunity to experience the beauty, charm, and wonders of 3 of Italy’s most profound eras: The opulent Renaissance Era with a visit to the imposing Bracciano Castle that overlooks the pristine volcanic Lake Bracciano, lunch in the Medieval hamlet of Ceri where time seems to have stood still for 1,000 years, and the Etruscan Civilization as you explore the numerous ancient tombs inside Cerveteri Etruscan Necropolis of Banditaccia.
ETRUSCAN MYSTERY TOUR
The Etruscan Mystery Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia with Stefano Rome Tours takes you on a historic journey into the heart of the Roman countryside to experience one of world’s most fascinating and advanced ancient Pre-Roman civilizations: the mysterious Etruscans.
On this tour you will have the opportunity to visit Tarquinia and explore the ancient Monterozzi Necropolis with a dozen of beautifully frescoed underground tombs depicting scenes from everyday lives of the ancient Etruscans.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, there is simply nothing in the world like the Etruscan tombs in Tarquinia.
The nearby town of Tuscania is also one of the oldest towns in Italy dating back to 3,000 years ago, and it boasts two historically and architecturally significant churches and a view described by English novelist and poet D.H. Lawrence as “The most beautiful view in all Italy: the Etruscan valley of Tuscania“
With all these options to choose from, you are sure to have an amazingly unforgettable shore excursion from Civitavecchia…and if there are more than 1 tour you are interested in, these tours are also offered as Day Tours from Rome if you will be spending time in Rome before or after your cruise, or as as Post Cruise Tour starting from Civitavecchia and ending at your hotel in Rome.
For more information about our day tours and shore excursions from Civitavecchia, Livorno or Naples, please visit our website at www.RomeCabs.com
Also visit our sister company Stefano Rome Tours for a wide variety of day tours and shore excursions in Italy: www.StefanoRomeTours.com
Thank you very much for choosing Stefanos’ RomeCabs for your Transfers and Tours in Italy. We look forward to showing you beautiful places!
The RomeCabs Team