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Private Rome Shore Excursions combine tours of the Colosseum & famous landmarks of Ancient Rome for cruise ship excursions from Civitavecchia
Private Rome shore excursions of Classic Ancient Rome include the Colosseum, Ancient Roman Catacombs, Appian Way, Pantheon, Ancient Rome Forum and much more. Cruise ship shore excursions from the port of Civitavecchia to Rome that brings to life the times of Ancient Rome! Ideal for families and those looking for an in-depth and thoroughly entertaining tour focusing on the life and times of Ancient Rome featuring a diverse itinerary of attractions that include the Pantheon, Colosseum, Ancient Forum, Appian Way, the Catacombs and much more.
First, as part of our Private Rome Shore Excursions visit the alluring remains of the Ancient Roman Forum and while walking around the ruins of the imposing ancient buildings you will listen to its history peppered with anecdotes about the structure of Roman society, their beliefs, their social and political life. Learn how the Romans managed to create and control such a vast territory and how that empire declined.
Then, avoiding the lines to get in to the Colosseum, you'll visit the imposing arena and relive the days of Ancient Rome! Enjoy a thorough tour of the building through which you'll learn about the inner workings of the Colosseum and the special effects and showmanship of the ferocious games played there, the role the Colosseum had in Roman society and what it meant to a Roman to attend these games. We'll discuss about all the different kind of games held in the amphitheatre.
Afterwards, as part of your Private Civitavecchia Shore Excursion take a short drive through the centre of Rome to admire the Pantheon, and learn about the rich history of one of Rome's most important and beautiful buildings. Then, we'll leave the hustle'n bustle of downtown Rome to visit the nearby countryside to discover the famous Catacombs and the evocative Appian Way.
Enjoy a fascinating tour of the Catacombs. Ancient underground cemeteries used by the Christian and Jewish communities, later the Catacombs were used for celebrating funeral rites, anniversaries of martyrs and places of refuge from religious persecution.
Then, we suggest to finish our Private Classic Rome shore excursions, that you take a short stroll along the Appian Way in the lush green countryside walking along the Ancient road that was one of the major arteries leading into Rome in Ancient Times. Then, you'll drive back to your cruise-ship at Civitavecchia to complete a very full and entertaing shore excursion exploring the sites of Ancient Rome.
PLEASE NOTE: Journey time between the port of Civitavecchia & Rome is approximately 1.5 hours each way.
This Civitavecchia Rome Colosseum shore excursion to Rome departs from and returns to your cruise ship