Ancient Rome: 3-Hour Shore Excursion

Ancient Rome: 3-Hour Shore Excursion

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Duration
3 hours
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English, German

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What You'll Do
  • Skip the lines and enter the Coliseum without delay as you hear about its history and the famous gladiators
  • Explore the site of the Roman Forum, and admire Hadrian's Temple
  • Marvel at the grandeur of the Pantheon, the best-preserved ancient temple in Rome
Overview
Travel by air-conditioned coach to the monuments of ancient Rome. Skip the lines waiting to enter the Coliseum and Roman Forum. Learn about the history of the sites from your guide, and visit the Pantheon, the majestic temple to all the gods.
What to Expect
You’ll be met and welcomed at the Civitavecchia Port before boarding a comfortable air-conditioned coach for the drive into Rome. Meet your guide at the Arch of Constantine, where your 3-hour tour of ancient Rome begins.

Your guide will bring 2,000 years of history to life as you move from the Arch of Constantine to the Coliseum. Hear stories of the ferocious battles between man and beast put on for Roman citizens. Commissioned by Emperor Vespasian in 72 A.D. and inaugurated by his son and successor Titus in 80 A.D. the amphitheater remains one of the world’s architectural marvels.

Next, you’ll follow in the footsteps of Roman emperors on a walk through the Imperial Forum, and learn how it was once the center of religious, political, and commercial life in Rome. Hear the history of the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina, and learn about the Tabularium.

See the Temple of Hadrian, now incorporated into a later building in the Piazza di Pietra. See the original Roman street level below ground in the Piazza.

You’ll end your tour of ancient Rome at the Pantheon, the majestic temple to all the gods, commissioned by Marcus Agrippa in 27 B.C. Marvel at the stunning entrance and massive interior, where marble from across the globe covers the floor and walls.

Used as a burial site since the Renaissance, the Pantheon is the final resting place of the artist Raphael, and 2 kings of Italy.
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop off at Civitavecchia Port
  • Licensed professional guide
  • Headsets (so you can hear your guide at all times)
  • Admission to the Coliseum and Roman Forum
  • A small bottle of water on the coach
  • Coach assistants
  • 3-hour guided tour
What's Not Included
  • Food and drinks
Meeting Point

Meet your coach assistant at the CivitaTours stand located at Largo della Pace, Civitavecchia. (Open in Google Maps)

Know Before You Go
• Note that the 3-hour tour does not include travel time from and to Civitavecchia Port. The duration of the overall service is approximately 5 hours and 30 minutes

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