from/per person Rs 19,540
  • 9 hours

Description

Meet your private air-conditioned vehicle dockside under the gangway exit of your ship and transfer directly to Rome. The driver will wait for you at the pier just outside the ship with a sign with your name on.
You'll enjoy a scenic 1 hour drive to the first place: the Christian Catacombs.

Once you get to the Catacombs your entrance tickets will be purchased on the spot. Your driver will be able to help you complete the task. Then you'll start your visit inside with a small-group tour in your prefered language given by the Catacombs staff (available languages: English, Spanish, German, French).

In Castel Gandolfo you’ll visit The Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo on your own with audioguides (available languages: English, Spanish, German, French, Russian), then you’ll enjoy the pretty historical centre of Castel Gandolfo town and the scenic view of the Albano Lake with the a stop for a very good lunch.


After lunch back to your ship.


Consider that in high season, from April to October, to be shure to enjoy the Tour, you must book this Tour minimum 30/60 days before or may be possible that the entrances in the Pontifical Villa could be sold out.

The Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo are increasingly accessible to visitors. Following the opening to the public of the Barberini Garden and the inauguration, within the Apostolic Palace, of the Museums of the Gallery of the Portraits of the Pontiffs, now the most private and reserved areas of the papal residence can also be admired and enjoyed by pilgrims and tourists. Many of the exclusive places in the Papal Apartment will be revealed to visitors: from the Bedchamber to the Private Chapel, from the Library to the Study, along a rich exhibition itinerary conceived, arranged and managed by the Vatican Museums.


The Pontifical Villas of Castel Gandolfo comprise about 55 hectares (11 more than Vatican City) of which 30 make up a garden while 25 are used for farming. The latter is carried out with full regard for the aesthetics proper to countryside gardening. The entire papal residence enjoys all the privileges of extraterritoriality.


When one visits the pontifical estates or “Villa Pontificia” for the first time, he does not expect to come across the ruins of what is perhaps the most famous villa of ancient Rome, the “Albanum Domitiani”, the magnificent summer residence of the Emperor Domitian (81-96 AD), which once covered roughly 14 kilometres along the Appian Way towards Lake Albano. 

At the end of the tour the driver will take you back to the port of Civitavecchia, leaving you outside your ship.
The tour will be a total of 9 hours from pick up to drop off. Suggested pick up is at 7:30 am.


Inclusions

Port pickup and drop-off, Private Tour, Professional English-speaking Driver, Transport by air-conditioned minivan, Door to Door pickup and drop-off, Fuel surcharge


Exclusions

Lunch, Food and Drinks, Tipping is not included in our service fees,It is never mandatory although it is always appreciated, Entry/Admission - Castelgandolfo


Additional Information

Confirmation will be received at time of booking, Papal Blessing on Parchment in English Included, Air-conditioned, fully insured and licensed legal vehicle with professional English-speaking Driver, Your Driver will be waiting for you right outside the ship, holding a sign with your name on to be easily recognized. We have the permissions to enter the restricted area of the Cruise Port, On Sunday and Religious Festivity the Pontifical Villas are closed., Option Private Tour: This is a private Tour. Only your group will participate. Private Tour can be modified and/or customized (even while on tour) to meet your complete satisfaction, Option Shared Tour in a small group: it is a solution presented for a lower price for couples, sharing the vehicle with a small group (up to 8 people per vehicle). We may reserve the right to cancel a customer's booking for a full refund in case of not enough travelers., One Infant seat available on request, Not wheelchair accessible, Stroller accessible, Near public transportation, Infant seats available, Most travelers can participate, This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


Others

Location : Civitavecchia, Italy
City : Rome
Country : Italy
Departure Time : 7:30am
Departure Point : Meet your permit-holding driver showing your name at the ship arriving next into Civitavecchia Port (Bus Shuttle not necessary).
Return Details : Returns to original departure point
Voucher Requirements : You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
Voucher Option : VOUCHER_E
Duration : 9 hours


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