7 Wonders of Ancient Rome with Driver Private Shore Excursion for Cruisers

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Experience living history and explore the Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome as you walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors, generals, and gladiators on this exciting day tour from Rome.
Rome was the last of the greatest ancient civilizations that had the most profound impact on today’s architecture, engineering, politics, and entertainment among many others, leaving behind iconic monuments testament to Roman awe-inspiring achievements.
You will be driven by your own personal English speaking Driver...
Experience living history and explore the Seven Wonders of Ancient Rome as you walk in the footsteps of Roman emperors, generals, and gladiators on this exciting day tour from Rome.
Rome was the last of the greatest ancient civilizations that had the most profound impact on today’s architecture, engineering, politics, and entertainment among many others, leaving behind iconic monuments testament to Roman awe-inspiring achievements.
You will be driven by your own personal English speaking Driver inside a comfortable deluxe vehicle as you travel back through distant history and venture through Ancient Rome’s unforgettable ancient wonders: Coliseum, Circus Maximus, Baths of Caracalla, Via Appia, Park of the Acqueducts, Pantheon, and Trajan’s Forum.

This is as Tour By Car with only an English Speaking Driver (it does NOT include Tour Guides or Walking Tours).

Your driver is NOT a licensed tour guide.
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Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

Considered one of the greatest examples of Roman architectural and engineering achievements, this elliptical amphitheater is on the list of Wonders of the World.
The Coliseum was engineered to seat up to 50,000 spectators and was primarily used for gladiatorial games and other public spectacles such as animal hunts, re-enactments of famous battles, mock sea battles, mythological plays, and executions.
Price of Colosseo standard Admission Tickets booked online is 14 Euros per person. Please purchase your tickets to the Coliseum in advance at the link below.
Select to print your vouchers at home and bring them with you in order to avoid long ticket line as the vouchers are required to be converted into tickets.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Circus Maximus, Via del Circo Massimo, 00186 Rome Italy

Marvel at the...
Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Colosseum, Piazza del Colosseo, 00184 Rome Italy

Considered one of the greatest examples of Roman architectural and engineering achievements, this elliptical amphitheater is on the list of Wonders of the World.
The Coliseum was engineered to seat up to 50,000 spectators and was primarily used for gladiatorial games and other public spectacles such as animal hunts, re-enactments of famous battles, mock sea battles, mythological plays, and executions.
Price of Colosseo standard Admission Tickets booked online is 14 Euros per person. Please purchase your tickets to the Coliseum in advance at the link below.
Select to print your vouchers at home and bring them with you in order to avoid long ticket line as the vouchers are required to be converted into tickets.

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Circus Maximus, Via del Circo Massimo, 00186 Rome Italy

Marvel at the remains of the first and largest stadium for public games built in the entire Roman Empire, and the model that inspired many more since. At over 2,000 feet long and nearly 400 feet wide, and accommodating more than 150,000 spectators, it continues to hold the prestigious title as the world’s largest stadium ever built.
Famously known for its death defying chariot racing, the stadium also hosted gladiatorial games, animal hunts, plays, religious and public ceremonies, parades, and elaborate parades.

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Viale delle Terme di Caracalla 52, 00153 Rome Italy

The Baths of Caracalla were not just thermal baths, but the most impressive and well preserved surviving example of an Imperial bath and recreational complex in Antiquity.
Built by Emperor Caracalla in approximately 212 AD, the bath complex was able to accommodate up to 10,000 people at a time with 1,600 bathers in a vast area covering approximately 1,000,000 square feet.
The massive complex included an Olympic size swimming pool (natatio), a cold baths (frigidarium), a hot baths (caldarium), and exercise courts (palastrae). Throughout an intricate two level subterranean network of rooms and passageways were service areas that operated the baths, and systems that drained liquid waste into underground sewage channels.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Parco Regionale dell'Appia Antica, Via Appia Antica, 60, 00178 Rome Italy

There is truth in that during ancient times, “all roads lead to Rome”, as Romans were excellent road builders...and Via Appia (Appian Way) is testament to that. Named after the magistrate who initiated its construction, Appius Claudius Caecus, the road was built to connect Rome to Capua at a time when the region of Campania was forming a joint political existence with Rome. .
Built in 312 B.C., Via Appia is remarkably straight with few exceptions due to topographical factors. During ancient times, surveyors were only able to create straight routes. Along the way, “pit-stops” were created where horses could be changed and travelers could eat and rest.
The Ancient Appian Way is impressively well preserved where you can get an overall idea of what an ancient Roman road used to be like. Within the original stones, you can see the grooves created by chariot and wagon wheels that traveled through here for centuries.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Parco degli Acquedotti, Via Lemonia, 256, 00174 Rome Italy

Bringing fresh water to Rome gave the city the possibility to grow and flourish, and this was done through the incredible achievements of aqueducts.
Roman engineers understood the principles necessary to allow water to move uphill and downhill through the aqueducts as it traveled long distances. While large portions of the aqueducts were underground, some were above ground, especially as the aqueducts neared the city of Rome.
Fresh water was brought from the distant hills and it generously poured from Rome’s many public fountains. Some of these ancient aqueducts continue to be in use today in varying capacities.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, 00186 Rome Italy

In the charming Piazza della Rotonda you will visit the Pantheon, one of the most impressive architectural monuments of Ancient Rome. After nearly 2,000 years, this ancient monument is also the longest in continuous use in the world, its survival due to its exceptional strength and stability, and its 7th century conversion into the church of St Mary of the Martyrs.
What the Pantheon is most famous for is its impressive dome that has inspired architects for centuries. It was also the largest concrete dome in the world until the 1958 CNIT building in Paris. In the center of the coffered dome is the oculus, a round opening that allows light and the weather to enter inside the circular interior.
Entry tickets to the Pantheon are € 2 per persona and can be bought on site.


Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Foro di Traiano, Via dei Fori Imperiali, Rome Italy

A testament to Ancient Rome’s golden age of architectural wonders by ambitious Emperors.
Inside this great complex you can see the famous Trajan’s Column, a victory column comprised marble bands that detail Trajan’s successful military campaign against Dacia (present day Romania) whose spoils paid for the construction of the forum. Below you’ll see numerous foundations and columns that once belonged to Greek and Latin libraries, Hall of Liberty, Temple of Trajan, and Basilica Ulpia.
In the background in a semi circle once stood the unprecedented Trajan’s Market, the ancestor of today’s shopping centers that also functioned as civil and administrative centers.

Duration: 30 minutes

Important Details

Included
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Private transportation
  • Deluxe Mercedes Benz Vehicle
  • English Speaking Professional Chaiffeur
Not Included
  • Entry/Admission - Pantheon
  • Entry/Admission - Colosseum
  • Tour Guide / Walking Tour
  • Lunch
  • Gratuities
  • Amdission fees and Entry tickets
  • Entry/Admission - Terme di Caracalla
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your personal chauffeur will pick you up right on the pier next to your ship!

Ports

  • Civitavecchia Port of Rome


Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 1 to 3 passengers 7/29/2019 - 3/3/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
7 to 8 passengers 7/29/2019 - 3/3/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
4 to 6 passengers 7/29/2019 - 3/3/2021
Monday - Sunday:07:30 AM - 05:00 PM
Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infant seats available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Voucher Requirements

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 48 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.