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One Day Rome Shore Excursion
Exclusive Limited Edition
Private Tour

  • Built around your cruise schedule – we have organized your day in Rome so all you need to think about is disembarking! We’ll take care of the rest.
  • You will have a private guide dedicated just to you for the entire day.
  • We have chosen all of the most famous and important sites of Rome and organized Skip the Line access so you see it all and don’t waste time, incredibly important when you are on a cruise schedule!

For Cruise ship passengers arriving in Civitavecchia -- with only a single day to see all the best the beautiful city of Rome has to offer – this Private Skip the Lines Rome in One Day Shore Excursion with a dedicated, personal tour guide is the best way to ensure you see it all without wasting time on long lines -- and make it back in time to catch your boat at the end of the day!

Rome in One Day begins with transfer by a private air-conditioned car from Civitavecchia directly to Rome’s religious core, a tiny country all in itself – the Vatican City. Your private guide will great you as soon as you arrive and you’ll enter the Museums via exclusive Skip the Line access – where you’ll be introduced to some of the most precious and famous art in the world, as well as the must-see Sistine Chapel. After a peek into St.Peter’s Basilica (we skip the line here too!), which is home to the bones of St.Peter’s himself as well as Michelangelo’s Pietà, as well as St. Peter’s Square --- you will be whisked away to the heart of historic Rome where we will have time for a lunch break at a traditional Roman restaurant we can recommend, or wherever your taste buds lead you!

Your private, dedicated guide will be at your side for the entire day to answer all your questions, provide you with the best advice, and take you to all of the most important fountains, piazzas and monuments which include the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and much, much more.

Your special visit would not be complete without a final stop at the Colosseum, where we will Skip the Line yet again and explore the interiors and blood history of this infamous monument! We’ll even have time to fit in a gelato before the end of the day – when you will be comfortably transferred back to Civitavecchia in time the catch your boat.

Make the very best of your short time in Rome with our Exclusive, Skip the Lines, Private Rome in One Day Shore Excursion.


Public Pricing

  • 970,00 euro for first two people

  • 70,00 euro for each additional adult

  • 60,00 euro for each additional child (4-14)

  • Infants up to 3 years old travel for free and do not require a reservation.

Selling Points

Sites Visited

Highlights of the tour include, but are not limited to: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel, St.Peter’s Basilica, St. Peter’s Square, Colosseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Spanish Steps, Trevi fountain and more.

Operating Days

Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat


10 hours including transfers

Blackout Dates

January 1, 6; February 11; March 19; April 4, 5; May 1, 21; June 11, 29; August 15; November 1; December 8, 25, 26


Pick up and drop off from Civitavecchia Port in an air-conditioned vehicle

Skip the Line access at the Vatican Museums, St. Peter’s Basilica and the Colosseum

Vatican Museums Ticket and Reservation Fee

Colosseum Ticket and Reservation Free

All transfers throughout the day in an air-conditioned vehicle

Private, dedicated English speaking tour guide




Hotel pick-up/drop-off

Important Notes

Ending point: This tour ends with drop off at Civitavecchia Port.

It is the individual responsibility of all visitors to arrive at the tour departure points.

This tour involves a fair amount of walking and comfortable shoes are recommended.

We can accommodate guests with walking disabilities, although access to some places in the historic center may be limited. Clients must inform Dark Rome Tours at the time of booking of any special needs and must provide their own wheelchair, if necessary. 

Redemption Policies

Your bus driver will be waiting for you from 07:30AM when you disembark at Civitavecchia Port Pick up holding a sign with the last name of your lead traveler and ‘Dark Rome Tours’ written. Once you arrive at the Vatican Museums your guide will greet you at the car. You must present your voucher to your tour guide.

We recommend you disembark promptly and inform the Tour operator of any delays by contacting us at +39 064555015.

Cancellation Policy

Tours must be cancelled no less than 72 hours prior to the date of the tour for a full refund. No partial refunds are given and no shows or late shows, whatever the reason, will not be tolerated. Cancellations may be made by calling Dark Rome Tours at +39 0645550015 any day of the week between 07:30AM and 6:00PM (GMT+1 time daily) or e-mailing


Meeting Time

7.30 AM

Meeting Point

Civitavecchia Port passenger pick-up. Your driver will be waiting for you when you disembark at Civitavecchia Port Pick up holding a sign with the last name of your lead traveler and ‘Dark Rome Tours’ written. Once you arrive at the Vatican Museums your guide will great you at the car. You must present your voucher to your tour guide.

In case of emergency in finding the your driver at the meeting point or for any other urgent matter please call +39 0645550015 any day of the week between 07:30AM and 6:00PM (GMT+1 time daily).