Shore excursions in Italy ,Daily Tours and guided Limousine services.
We had an awesome day with Claudio our driver. He collected us promptly and took care to find out what we expected to get from our trip and made sure that he exceeded these expectations. He called ahead to book a trusted private tour guide who was waiting for us on our arrival in Pompeii - he was fantastic! And then we drove on to Sorrento, stopping at various places on the Amalfie Coast to take photographs and then we had a late lunch in Il Positano, before returning to Rome. Travelling with two young daughters, it was a long day trip, but memorable - and we all thought it was our best day of our week-long holiday to Rome.
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Date published: 02/20/2016
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CVT11 Kids Friendly Tour

CIVITAVECCHIA PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION CVT11 Kids Friendly Tour (Enjoy a day in Rome with a wide range of activities designed especially for your kids)

CVT11 - Kids Friendly Tour
Duration: 9 Hours
Location: Civitavecchia (Rome)

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1-2 500.00 €
3-4 550.00 €
5-6 600.00 €
7-8 650.00 € The Above Rates are subject to change in high season without notice
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Rome is more than history and art books tell us. Its ancient ruins, Baroque Churches and museums make it fascinating for the adults, but children too can have their share of entertainment if you know where to look. The city offers a wide range of child-oriented activities and we would be happy to be your driver guides.
Meet your driver in Civitavecchia and head to Rome. Our first stop will be St. Peter's basilica where your will be able to climb Michelangelo's famous dome. Prepare yourselves for a challenging but unforgettable experience: 551 steps or if you want to take the elevator 'only' 320 steps up a narrow hallway will take to the top of the Dome where you will be rewarded with breathtaking views of Rome and the Vatican.

Next we'd suggest the visit of Sant'Angelo Castle , a place of mystery and intrigue and one of the coolest museums for kids. Originally built as a mausoleum for the emperor Hadrian, this labyrinthine castle has served over the centuries as a fortress, prison and papal safe house. The museum, along with its 58 splendid rooms, ramps, ramparts, cannon, and terraces is open everyday, except Mondays, while the castle's moat is a wonderful park with green spaces and some play equipment for younger children. The must on every trip to Rome is the Trevi fountain, the largest and most famous baroque fountain in the city. Throwing coins into the fountain has become a ritual among the thousands of visitors who want to ensure their return to the city.

If it is almost noon, you'd better hurry to the Janiculum hill, to witness a 19th century tradition of a single shot of cannon to mark the exact time. Besides a stunning view of Rome's ancient landmarks, the Gianicolo gives you a quick and slightly more modern history lesson on the Italian Risorgimento, the 19th-century movement (and wars) that unified modern Italy.On weekends, from 10:30 until noon and 5 until 7, you may enjoy one of the few remaining open air puppet shows in the city.
Even though it will only be a 2 minute photo-stop, the Mouth of Truth is worth the line waiting for the great shots it makes. Kids will be terrified, parents will have a mischievous look, all because of an ancient tradition that makes this sewer cover a lie detector.

Ancient monuments are scattered all around the city but if want to see how they were when they were first built, embark on a 45 minute journey on the Time Elevator. Originating at Disney's Epcot Center, a surround screen three-dimensional experience, takes kids on a ride through centuries of Roman history from the founding of city with Romulus and Remus to the assassination of Julius Caesar, the gladiator combats in the Colosseum, Michelangelo's work in the Sistine Chapel, ending with Italy's modern history. Your day in Rome will not be complete until you have tasted its famous gelato before you head back to the ship, and we know the best place! So come on board for a day to remember!

You may choose to replace one or more of the activities suggested with:
- Explora museum for kids of 12 and under - a miniature realistic cityscape for children under 12 whose exhibits take them through life in the big city. Though the exhibits are mainly in Italian, the visuals, effects, and touchy-feely stuff seem to hold the children's attention whatever their language. (Via Flaminia 82, near Piazza del Popolo) Tel. 06/3613776 Tuesday -Friday 9:30 - 11:30 am and 3-5 pm. Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10 am to noon and 3 to 5 pm. Visits last 1 hour and 45 min. Reservations are necessary on weekends and holidays. Children must be accompanied by adults. Tickets 8 euros/adult (child)

- Planetarium and Museo della civilta - Unusual as it is, Rome's new Planetarium shares space with the Museum of Roman Civilizations .Taking a trip through outer space is always an easy winner for kids. From Martians to falling stars, the folks there always put on special programs for children on the weekends. If, on the other hand you would like to further your knowledge of Roman History, the Museum of Roman Civilizations traces the history of the city, and includes some charming scale models of Rome as it once was. (Piazza G. Agnelli, 10 - EUR) - Tel. 06 820 77304 UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE, THE MUSEUMS AND THE PLANETARIUM ARE CLOSED!

- Gladiator school - If you want to learn how to fight like a Roman Gladiator and live the thrills of battle you should join the Gruppo Storico Romano for a two-hour lesson! (Via Appia Antica 18 Tel.: +39 06 51607951) Visits must be booked

- Museo Civico di Zoologia - An important educational and observation facilty with more than 5000 specimens, including an extensive collection of shellfish, insects and birds displayed throughtout 18 rooms. There's also a notable collection of reptilian, bird and mammal skeletons for osteo enthusiasts. Via Aldrovandi, 18 (on the Parioli side of the gardens, neighboring the American ambassador's residence), Tel 06 671 09270 Tuesday-Saturday, 9 am-7 pm. Tickets 4,50 euros / adult. Free to children under 18 or over 60

- Museo delle mura - Learn how one of the most advanced examples of military defense systems was built, Via di Porta San Sebastiano, 18. Tel: +39 060608 Tuesday-Sunday: 9.00 am - 2.00 pm, 24 and 31 December 9.00 am - 2.00 pm; Closed Monday; 25 December; 1 January; 1 May. Last admission 1/2 hour before closing time. Tickets: 5 euros / adult (child)

- Villa Borghese - Enjoy a relaxing stroll through the gardens that have become the center of Rome's recreational life. You can also rent bikes, kid's bikes, tandems, pedal carts, on the Pincio (Viale dei Bambini and Viale di Villa Medici) and in front of the zoo, the Bioparco di Roma. The villa is home to Galleria Borghese one of the most important and finest private collections of art in the world originally conceived by Cardinal Scipione Borghese. Piazzale del Museo Borghese 5, Tel. +39 06 8413979. Monday closed; from Tuesday to Sunday from 8.30 am to 7.30 pm. Closed the January 1st, December 25th. Access up to half hour before the closing time. Ticket reservation is needed.

Capuchin Crypt - As you are, we once were. As we are, you will someday be. With this motto the monks invite you to visit their beautifully ornated crypt using the bones of more than 4,000 of their brethren. The visit will give you the chills even on a hot summer's day! The crypt is beneath the Santa Maria della Immacolata Concezione on Via Veneto near Piazza Barberini. Its open Friday through Wednesday from 9:00am to 12:00 noon and from 3:00pm to 6:00pm, and its closed on Thursdays.entrance fee is 5 euro

Admisison fees:

Dome of St Peters: from 8:00 am to 18:00 (from April until September) and from 8:00 am to 16:45 (from October until March) Ticket 7 Euros/person for elevator, 6 Euros / person for stairs

Castel S Angelo: Ticket office tel. +39 06 6896003, Monday closed. From Tuesday until Sunday from 9.00 am to 7.30 pm The last entrance is one hour before the closing time. Closed on December 25 and January 1st. Ticket 10.5 euros / person (the cost may vary slightly according to the exhibitions going on at the moment of your visit)

Time Elevator - Open daily from 10:30 am to 7 pm tel 06 6992 1823, Via dei Santi Apostoli 20 (off Via del Corso) Tickets 12 euros/ adult; 9 euros/child


- Janiculum Hill
- Sant Angelo Castle
- Trevi Fountain


Complete information including our phone numbers, meeting time and place are in included in your confirmation voucher.
Please hand to the driver your voucher at the end of your tour. We hand select our drivers and Tour guides in order to give you the ultimate experience.
We would love to hear from you after your tour is completed . Your feedback is very important to us. Send email

Important information

-This tour includes a Professional English-speaking driver that gives commentaries of the sites seen. Due to strict Italian laws & regulations that protect officially licensed guides, our drivers can only comment and explain the sights from inside the vehicle, and are not allowed to do so once they are outside the vehicle. A Professional licensed guide, where needed, can be hired on request at an extra cost.
- Please dress respectfully for visiting religious monuments; local custom requires covering knees and shoulder.
- Comfortable walking shoes recommended.
- The tour sequence may be altered to avoid congestions but always covering mentioned sights.
- Keep an eye on your wallet and purses at all time. Do not wear jewelry or carry large amount of cash.


- English speaking driver that gives commentaries
- Private vehicle for the day
- Pick up and drop off at the at the port
- Guaranteed return on time to the pier
- Flexible itinerary


- Lunch
- Admission fees if not mentioned
- Tips to driver and guide ( please read below for more information)


Tips are never included in our quotes.
I think that a tip shouldn't be included in the rate otherwise it would be a tax.
Tip only if you really liked the service.
Tips are a personal gesture and are given whenever the client feels it is necessary.
Tips are generally: 10% not bad - 15 % great - 20 % best tour in my life. Please report any abuse.

Is this a Private tour ?

The tour is private, just for your party, however if you prefer to share your tour with other passengers to alleviate costs, please register and sign in on a popular cruise community website called Cruise critic. This is the link: Once you have joined, look for your cruise ship and the thread talking about your cruise. Place a post requesting if anyone wants to join you for the shore excursion you have chosen. We would be happy to provide a detailed itinerary and assist you with all the questions your fellow cruisers may have.

Is the driver also a guide?

Our English speaking drivers are NOT licensed guides. In order to provide you with the best-in-class service, our English speaking driving guides have been trained to offer our clients a nice overview with information regarding the major highlights avoiding the expensive charges of hiring a private guide. Due to strict Italian laws & regulations that protect officially licensed guides, our driving guides can comment and explain the sights only from inside the vehicle, but are not allowed to do so once they are outside the vehicle. They are regularly licensed instead to chauffeur the public. We highly recommend that you never book with any touring company that does not make this clear.

Does the driver go with us inside the monuments?

No, only a licensed guide is authorized to accompany you during the visit of sights. Our driver will drop you off close to the sights but will stay with the vehicle for the duration of your visit.

Do you offer discounts for kids?

Rates are based on the number of passengers and not on their age. Discounts may become available so please check with our office.

Does the tour include a guide?

A walking guide is not included unless otherwise mentioned. If you choose to visit the Vatican, we would recommend hiring a private guide. Please contact our office for pricing and reservations.

Is the itinerary flexible?

Our itineraries are completely flexible, and we will be happy to operate any changes to the original itinerary (within reason). Please contact our office with all the requests you may have so that we can better organize your day.

Do you guarantee the return to the ship on time?

In almost 30 years of business, we have never missed the ship that is why we have organized all itineraries to guarantee your return on time.

Is gratuity included in the price?

Tips are never included in our quotes .We think that a tip shouldn't be included in the rate otherwise it would be a tax!!! Once in Italy do not feel as though you have to tip everyone because someone told you to. Tip only if you really liked the service. Tips are generally: 10% not bad 15 % great 20 % best tour in my life. Please report any abuse.

Where do we meet the driver?

The driver pulls up to the ship if you are travelling in a small group.Please read your voucher confirmation for the exact details.