Enchanting Imperial Rome

Enchanting Imperial Rome

Enchanting Imperial Rome

With only one day in Rome, one obviously has to select carefully among the city's endless attractions.

The sights included in this tour are considered to be among the most important and popular. This tour will be conducted by deluxe minivan or minibus to allow you to access places where large coaches are not allowed. You will be able to visit more sites and fully enjoy your guide's commentary. The major points of interest that will be visited during this tour are:

St. Peter's Square - Created by Bernini, it is considered to be one of the loveliest squares in the world.

St. Peter's Basilica - This is Christendom's most magnificent church, which was begun in 1452 on the site and is where St.Peter was buried.

The Vatican Museums - The Museums contain an incredible collection of art and treasures collected by the popes. Your guide will walk you through a portion of this incredible museum. The museum closes early on Saturday and is closed on Sundays.

Sistine Chapel - It took Michelangelo four years at the height of the Renaissance to paint the ceiling's wonderful frescos of the Creation. The Chapel is closed on Sundays.

Trevi Fountain - Bernini designed the most monumental of Rome's baroque fountains.

Spanish Steps

In addition, some of the additional points of interest you will view from your vehicle during your sightseeing drive are:
Piazza Venezia
Roman Forum
Arch of Constantine
Circus Maximus
Colosseum (PHOTO STOP)

Departures (Local Time)

8:00 AM (Hours: 9.5)


  • Deluxe minivan or minibus
  • Guided tour
  • Entrance to Vatican Museum/Sistine Chapel
  • Vatican is closed on all Sundays except last Sunday of each month and some other Holidays, on these days we will visit the Vatacan with limited access


Following are sites you will view from your vehicle during your sightseeing drive: Piazza Venezia Pantheon Roman Forum Arch of Constantine Circus Maximus Colosseum (Photo stop only) Please note the Sistine Chapel and Museum are closed on Sundays. A lunch stop will be made at a local restaurant however is not included in the cost of this tour.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

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