Whether enjoying the street performers at the Spanish Steps and people-watching over a fine glass of wine in colorful Trastevere, or taking in the historical and architectural glory that is Rome, visitors are spoiled for choice in this truly Eternal City. St. Peter’s Basilica is a full-day outing, featuring the Sistine Chapel and panoramic city vistas for those willing to climb to the top of the dome. Other landmarks not to miss include the renowned Trevi Fountain, the Coliseum, and Aventine Hill, which provides you with a grand view of the imposing remains of the Imperial Palaces and the Circus Maximus, of Ben Hur fame.
The following Shore Excursions are available for this port on this cruise, and may be reserved beginning 240 days before the cruise begins for guests receiving Concierge amenities, and 180 days before the cruise begins for all other guests. Guests receiving Concierge amenities will receive a 5% discount off of the prices shown below for Regent Choice tours.
- Light Activity /Walking
- Seated Tour
- Moderate Activity/Walking
- Most Active or Strenuous
- Minimal Activity Required
- Regent Choice
- Evening Tour
- Rome On Your Own
- Italian Countryside & Catacombs
- A Private View of the Vatican
- The Colors and Aroma of the Etruscans
- Classical Rome By Private Railcar
- The Angels and Demons of Rome- Inspired By Dan Brown
- Roma Express - Exclusive Train Transfer
- Panoramic Rome
- Discover Rome
- The Best of Rome and the Vatican
Rome On Your Own
Duration: 10 hours
Tour Code: civ-003
For more independent guests who prefer to make their own way around The Eternal City, this tour provides the ideal opportunity. During the transfer by private motor coach, a tour escort will be aboard to answer any questions you may have regarding the best places to sightsee or shop. The coach will drop you off in the city center, near two landmarks - the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps. Your return transfer to the ship departs from the same convenient location.
Please note: The travel time to Rome is approximately 90-minutes in each direction. No guided tour applies, only transportation to Rome. An official escort will be on the bus and will provide some information about Rome and places to visit. Maps are available on the bus. You will have approximately 6.75 hours to explore the city, shop, and eat lunch on your own before returning to the meeting place to take the coach back to the ship.The tour is available to wheelchair guests who have a collapsible wheelchair, are able to make their own way on and off the coach and have an able-bodied companion to assist them. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. Weather appropriate clothing; sun cap; sunglasses; and flat, comfortable walking shoes are recommended. Suitable attire is required to enter churches/monasteries.
Terms & Conditions:
Free Unlimited Shore Excursions are for full fare guests only, capacity controlled and subject to availability. Requested excursions may not be available at time of booking. Supplement will apply on Regent Choice excursions (indicated by the above) and excludes Private Arrangements and all Adventures Ashore programs. In order to ensure quality guides and sufficient transportation, we must provide the tour operator with passenger counts at least 36 hours in advance. Therefore no refunds will be given within 36 hours of tour departure for cancellations or no-shows. Please pay special attention to scheduling and tour lengths when booking your shore excursions. In many cases, it is not possible to participate in more than one tour per day in a given port. Tour Departure times are subject to change so please reference your actual tour ticket for the correct departure time. Tours operate rain or shine. Minor children under 18 years of age must be accompanied by a an adult parent or guardian on all shore excursions. Tours require minimum participation levels to operate so please sign up as early as possible. Tours may be cancelled if minimum participation levels are not met. Prices, Itineraries and General Information shore excursion prices are subject to change to meet unexpected cost increases or currency fluctuations. Please consult the Destination Services Desk onboard for information. During local or national holidays, access to certain facilities (such as museums or archaeological sites) may be limited or denied. In such instances, adjustments will be made to minimize inconvenience to guests. Some tours have limited availability. Tours are generally available for reserving 180 days prior to the beginning of a cruise. Please sign up early to avoid disappointment. Regent Seven Seas Cruises reserves the right to require guests to complete a liability waiver for select shore excursions. For more information, please visit the Destination Services Desk onboard.