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Rome Civitavecchia Cruise Port

If your Mediterranean cruise stops off in Rome, Civitavecchia will be your port of call. Only 80km (50 miles) north-west of Rome, this busy cruise port is geared to ship travel and is your gateway to many historic sights of the Eternal City, where most shore visitors grab the opportunity to take a Rome excursion.

How to Get to Rome
Getting to Rome from Civitavecchia requires about an hour's journey by train. The train station is a 10-minute walk from the port, or a short shuttle ride (alight at the Michelangelo Fort). Trains run half-hourly to Rome’s Termini station, taking around 75 minutes or under an hour if you catch an express. You could also organize a private transfer or shore excursion tour including return transport to Civitavecchia.

One Day in Rome
If you’re wondering how to squeeze Rome’s highlights into one day, the easiest thing to do is join a shore excursion. If you’d rather go it alone, catch a bus, taxi or underground train and make your way to the Vatican to see St Peter’s Basilica and browse the Vatican Museums. Or perhaps you’d rather see the Colosseum and walk among the ruins of the Roman Forum. For these major attractions and more, Viator offers Skip the Line passes to make the most of your limited time in Rome.

Stop off for lunch at a pizza restaurant in the historic city center, near the Pantheon and Piazza Navona, and go window shopping for designer fashion and Italian style along Via dei Condotti near the Spanish Steps.

Port Information
All major cruise lines dock at Civitavecchia, including Royal Caribbean, Princess, Carnival, Costa, Oceania, Celebrity, Holland America, Seabourn and Regent Seven Seas. Be prepared to exchange your money for euros. ATMs offer the best exchange rate but banks and "cambio" booths are also readily available. The local language is Italian but the cosmopolitan nature of Rome lends it to be easily navigable by English speakers.

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Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Rome in 1 day including Skip-the-Line Colosseum and Vatican Museums

4.5 star rating: Recommended 3 Reviews

Discover the Colosseum & Vatican Museums on a shore excursion from Civitavecchia with a private driver.

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $165.63

Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Rome in One Day Private Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 99 Reviews

For cruise passengers arriving in Civitavecchia with only a single day to see the beautiful city of Rome and what it has to offer - this privately guided fully ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 10 hours (approx.)

From USD $311.97

Civitavecchia Cruise Port: Private Full Day Tour to Rome

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Immerse yourself in the magical city of Rome on a fully customizable 8-hour Private tour of Rome with no waiting in line . Enjoy Rome’s incredible 2500 ...  Read more

Location: Civitavecchia, Italy
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $68.07

Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Rome Full Day Tour From Civitavecchia Cruise Port

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See the sights of Rome on a full-day private shore excursion from Civtavecchia. With a personal driver at your disposal for the day, relax as you marvel at ...  Read more

Location: Civitavecchia, Italy
Duration: Flexible

From USD $125.00

Private Transfer from Hotel in Rome to Civitavecchia Port - Tour Option Available

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Start your cruise to Rome stress free with a pre-booked private transfer from your Hotel to Civitavecchia Port. Enjoy a professional service by luxury vehicle, ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $29.50

Shore Excursion from Civitavecchia Port: Rome Full Day Tour

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See Rome's top sights by Van on a private tour. Marvel at impressive St. Peter's Basilica. Head to the heart of historic Rome to visit the ancient Pantheon. ...  Read more

Location: Civitavecchia, Italy
Duration: Flexible

From USD $90.00

Private Transfer from Civitavecchia Port to Hotel in Rome - Tour Option Available

4.5 star rating: Recommended 6 Reviews

End your cruise to Rome stress free with a pre-booked private transfer from Civitavecchia Port to Hotel in rome. Enjoy a professional service by luxury ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $29.50

Civitavecchia Shore Excursion: Independent Rome Day Trip

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When your cruise ship docks at the Civitavecchia port, embark on an independent shore excursion to Rome. Your private driver will pick you up and take you to ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $113.44

Rome and Vatican Adventure from Cruise Ship Civitavecchia Port

If you are arriving by cruise ship and want to discover the Eternal City of Rome in a day like a VIP, this tour is perfect for you. You will have a private ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 9 hours (approx.)

From USD $1,554.17

Rome On Your Own From Civitavecchia Port

4.5 star rating: Recommended 4 Reviews

Join this ideal tour for guests who are already familiar with Rome and want to rediscover the city on their own, or for those guests who desire more ...  Read more

Location: Rome, Italy
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $45.38

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