Full Day Panoramic Bus Tour from Civitavecchia Port

Full Day Panoramic Bus Tour from Civitavecchia Port

A lovely panoramic guided tour over the eternal city of Rome. A lot to see in a few hours!

A lovely panoramic guided tour over the eternal city of Rome. A lot to see in a few hours!

The facts


  • Language: Englisch, Deutsch
  • Participants: 25 - 50
  • Duration: 8 hours
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  • public (with other participants)
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Your experience


  • Comfortable journey from the port of Civitavecchia to Rome
  • Get to see the highlights of Rome in just one day, including Castel Sant'Angelo, St Peter's Basilica, Circus Maximus, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon.
  • Get the most out of your short stay in Rome


From January 1st, 2019, the Municipality of Rome decided to take an important step forward to protect the historical heritage and the ecology of the city. Only taxis and local buses are now allowed in the city center.

This amazing full day tour will guide you through the world-famous streets of Rome. Enter the smallest but yet the most notorious independent state of the world, The Vatican City. Go on a breath-taking panoramic tour along the river Tiber, the Colosseum and the Circus Maximus and see the wonderful promenade from Venice Square, where the Altar of the Fatherland stands, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon and Navona Square.

Our excursion starts from Civitavecchia around 9:30 AM. The bus ride takes approximately 1 hour and will stop near the Tiber in Via Lungotevere Marzio “Zanardelli”, across Ponte Umberto I Bridge situated right in front of the Justice Palace, also called “Palazzaccio”.

Your tour guide will lead you to the bottom of Castel Sant'Angelo. Stroll along the streets and enjoy the music of the street performers whilst looking at the beautiful sight of Via della Conciliazione, which leads to St. Peters Square.

During the panoramic bus ride your tour guide will narrate you the history of Rome. Admire many historic monuments such as the Pyramid of Cestius, the Gaius Cestious’ tomb incorporated in the fortifications of the city and the second largest Roman baths called Baths of Caracalla.
Furthermore witness the Papal Archbasilica of St. John in Lateran and the Basilica of Saint Mary Major. Continue the ride on the bus towards the Colosseum, the largest Amphitheater ever built and the symbol of Rome, the Circus Maximus the ancient Roman chariot racing situated in the call of the Aventine and the Palatine Hill. You will pass in the Mouth of Truth, which attracts many visitors each day who want to put their hand in the marble mask, in order to find something out about their future.

At the end of this amazing panoramic ride, you will stop in Via Petroselli, near the Theatre of Marcellus. Start the incredible walking tour with your tour guide. Witness the famous Theater of Marcellus, situated in the center of Castel Sant'Angelo where 20,000 spectators could see typical performances of drama and song. See the Capitoline Hill and the beautiful Cordonata that leads to Piazza del Campidoglio where the Capitol of the city stands. Another stop will be at the Venice Square. Be amazed by the Altar of the Fatherland, built in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of a unified Italy and look at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and its eternal flame, built under the statue of goddess Roma after the World War I.

Next stop is the Trajan's Forum, which is the last of the Imperial Fora to be constructed during the ancient Rome after the conquest of Dacia by the will of the Emperor. Continue the walking tour with your tour guide, in order to see the most marvelous Baroque fountain in the world, the Trevi-Fountain. Once arrived at the Trevi-Fountain, you will have free time for lunch and to stroll around the promenade in the quaint streets of the city centre up to the Pantheon, the amazing Roman Temple. Admire the Fountain of the Four Rivers with the Egyptian obelisk in its center and the two other fountains, the Moor Fountain at the southern end and the Fountain of Neptune at the northern end.

At the end of this exciting day trip, your bus will be waiting for you. The very first drop off point of the morning in Via Lungotevere Marzio “Zanardelli” near the Tiber at 4.30 PM, which is located on the right side of the bridge Ponte Umberto I.

Please note: the explanations of the tour guide are provided only on the bus.

>> Priority entrance to St. Peters Basilica for a guided tour are 22€ per person. You can purchase the tickets on the bus. Our assistant will escort you through the security control. On Wednesdays the entrance to the Church is at 2:30 PM and the tour may vary due to the Audience of the Pope in the morning. On Sundays the guided visit is not possible. Obligatory dress code: covered knees and shoulders for women and covered knees and t-shirt for men.

Please note

Additional information

Please be advised that there will be long queues, in order to enter the Basilica. If you wish to "Skip the Line", kindly check the section "Not included".

It is EXTREMELY IMPORTANT that, if you wish to enter the Basilica, you must have knees, shoulders, midriff and cleavage covered as the Vatican can refuse your entrance. In special events inside St. Peter's Basilica, guided tours are not allowed to enter.

Included in the price

  • Transfer from and to Civitavecchia
  • Knowledgeable tour guide
  • Air-conditioned and comfortable coach
  • Professional employees
  • Entrance to the Colosseum and Roman Forum are not included in the service rate. The panoramic tour will give you only an outside view of those monuments.
  • Priority entrance to St. Peter's Basilica is not included. This can be purchased just before boarding our coach. The rate will be 22€ per person (adults, students and children). The tour inside the Basilica will be carried out by an official guide from the Vatican State. Language for the tour inside the Basilica can be requested when booking the service before boarding the coach.
  • On Sundays, the priority entrance cannot be offered as per Vatican rules.
  • Lunch, drinks and souvenirs.

Meeting point

Please take one of the free shuttle services from your cruise ship to the meeting point which is at the end of the shuttle service. It will take about five minutes to get from the cruise ship to the meeting point. Your coach is situated in Largo Della Pace, Civitavecchia, just opposite of the fire brigades station (Vigili del Fuoco), where the car parking is. Our staff will be there waiting for you. It is important that you are at the meeting point no later than 9:15 AM.

Cancellation Conditions

Tour can be cancelled up to 7 days prior departure. In case of failing to do so, full charges will apply.

This deal can be cancelled for free up to 7 days before the date of the activity.

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Vielen Dank für Ihr Vertrauen. Unser Service steht Ihnen auch in Zukunft zu Verfügung.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen

Antonio Maggi

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Sehr geehrte Frau Sabrina,

wir beziehen uns auf Ihr Schreiben vom 29.01.2016. Wir bedauern sehr, dass Ihnen unsere Panorama Tour durch Rom nicht gefallen hat.

Die Reisebegleiter geben Informationen zu Treffpunkten, Uhrzeit und Hauptinformationen zu den Sehenwürdigkeiten von Rom. Die Reisebegleiter sind nicht befugt ausserhalb des Busses Informationen zu geben. Dafür sind nur die Fremdenführer befugt., die z.b. unsere "Klassische Tour" durchführen. Die Reisebegleitung, die an dem Tag die spanische/französische Tour durchführte, bereitet sich auf die Prüfung zur Fremdenführerin vor und dadurch kann es sein, dass Sie mehr Informationen zu dieser Tour gab, als nötig.

Der Busstopp befindet sich in am Justizgebäude nähe Engelsburg zum Petersdom müssen Sie ca. 10 - 15 Minuten gehen. Da, die Zeit leider begrenzt ist mussten Sie sich beeilen,um an der Führung im Petersdom teilzunehmen. Daher hatten Sie dann auch nicht genügend Zeit an Ihrer Führung im Petersdom. Leider, brauchten Sie hierfür die doppelte Zeit.

Sie erhalten eine Uhrzeit von der Reisebegleitung wenn diese nicht eingehalten wird, wird die ganze Tour verkürzt, daher dürften Sie sich nicht so weit vom Collosseum entfernen.

Wir bedanken uns für die Hinweise und werden uns bemühen diese Tour in Zukunft zu verbessern!

Mif freundlichem Gruss,

Civitatours Team Civitavecchia

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