Rome Private 5-Hour Walking Tour
- Duration: 5 hours
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A perfect way to see Rome for cruise passengers arriving to Civitavecchia. Loved it and would highly recommend for anyone coming with a cruise ship. Pros: -great price, MUCH cheaper than overpriced tours sold on board - very comprehensive tour, all main attractions (including Vatican) are included - multilingual tour guides (all major languages are available) - each bus includes an assistant from Civita tour company in addition to a tour guide - great comfortable buses - very easy to find: the free shuttle takes everyone from the cruise right to Civita tour staff/buses waiting area
Arrived from the cruise ship by shuttle bus the bus for the tour is in the same depot. The area was chaotic and we had to stand around waiting to find out what was happening. Coach trip is about an hour and a half with a short comfort break. The trip doesn't include any guided audio talk, you can upgrade to another tour. Extra cost for entrance to the Basilica with guide using the express line. You need cash as they don't take payment by card.
Very rewarding experience and most impressive service. Our guide, Patricia, was well versed in so many cultural and historical facts about Rome and it's people and artefacts. She was so informative and helpful and the skip the line made us feel privalaged. This really helped us to fit so much in when we had such a short time frame to meet up with our cruise ship. Highly, highly recommended
The tour gives you a great snapshot of Rome in only a few hours. I guess it is also great to have Andrea on board as he is a native and willing to solve any questions and always providing interesting facts.
This tour was good for us. Rome is crowded and does not have much public transportation (ie many Underground lines etc) so this made getting around doable. Pamela was very knowledgeable and informative