Excursions from the port of Civitavecchia (Rome)
Below you’ll find our most requested shore excursions from the port of Civitavecchia. If you don’t see exactly the tour you’re looking for please contact us! We specialize in customized service, including adapting services for those in a wheelchair or with limited mobility.
Of course the most popular destination from Civitavecchia is Rome. Our signature service includes all the major highlights. We can book tickets to the Colosseum/Roman Forum and the Vatican museums, and organize local guides (which we recommend very highly at the Vatican).
If you’ve been to Rome already and are looking for something different we have lots of day trips in the inland area east of the port. In ancient times this territory was the land of the Etruscans, the fascinating civilization that inhabited central Italy before the Romans. For minimal driving and a shorter touring day check out Tarquinia & Tuscania (especially if you love ancient history). Good wines are produced in the area and we can arrange a winery visit if you like (write to us for details).
Other beautiful and interesting destinations in the Etruscan countryside include Civita di Bagnoregio (the Medieval ghost town), Villa Lante (splendid gardens), Viterbo (amazing Medieval architecture), and Montefiascone (stunning views of Lake Bolsena). We even have an excursion called the Etruscan Countryside, which we can put together according to your interests, drawing from the aforementioned places.
Orvieto is also a wonderful destination, but it is a bit of a hike (about a 90-min drive).
▶︎ NOTE: Most of these excursions last a full 9 hours. If you go to Rome you will need all that time (3 hours to get there and back, and 6 hours for sightseeing.)
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