- Transfer in and out of Rome by luxury train
- Guided visit to Vatican Museums and Sistine Chapel
- Guided visit to St. Peter's Square and Basilica
- Free time in the area
This shore excursion gives you the opportunity to experience the ROMA EXPRESS--a private, comfortable, fast, luxury train--the new and exclusive way for cruise guests to discover the fascinating eternal city. Enjoy a ride through the marvelous countryside, assisted by your escort and delighted by classical music.
An official guide will meet you at St. Peter’s Station (the Vatican area). Your exclusive tour starts with a visit to the incredible works of art in the Vatican Museums and continues with a visit to St. Peter's Square, which was created by Bernini and is considered one of the most beautiful squares in the world. At the top of the square stands St. Peter's Basilica, the Christendom's most magnificent church, begun in 1452 on the site where St. Peter was buried. Throughout the following 200 years, such Renaissance masters as Bramante, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Bernini worked on its design and created an unparalleled masterpiece. Of special note are Michelangelo's Pieta and the bronze canopy over the high altar by Bernini. The immense dome was designed by Michelangelo.
Your tour ends with a drive to St. Peter's Station where Roma Express will take you back to Civitavecchia.
Departures: 09:00 AM,
Meeting instructions: Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.