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New and Old of Rome Tour

Price: $72.00
This tour operates on Mondays and Fridays from March - November.
Old Rome and New Rome Cruise Excursion to Trastevere and Piazza Santa Maria
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Explore Old and New Rome on this Shore Trip

Discover where new and old Italy collide in the adorable neighborhood of Trastevere on this Rome cruise tour. Explore the town's cobblestone streets, introduce yourself to delicious Italian dishes, and learn about Trastevere's culture and heritage from your professional guide.

Meet your Roman guide on the banks of Tiber Island, where you'll begin your Roman neighborhood tour. Get the chance to purchase "grattachecca," a delicious locally-made sorbet along the way. After enjoying some ice cream, walk through the labyrinthine alleys and learn about the town's best nightclubs and restaurants. You will then walk to the Basilica of Santa Cecilia to admire its unique architectural beauty.

The Rome walking tour of Trastevere will continue to the square known as Piazza Santa Maria, the heart of the neighborhood. Once there, snap some photos and take in the sights of daily living in this bustling center. You'll have time to stop by a local bakery serving delicious Italian specialties on your way to the Piazza Trilussa, another popular spot in Trastevere. The Acqua Paola fountain within the square is famous for its former usage as an aqueduct.

This Rome neighborhood walking tour will conclude at the Renaissance Ponte Sisto, where you can walk into the heart of the city of Rome or continue exploring the suburb. This Roman neighborhood tour is a unique, fun-filled excursion that you will never forget.

Please Note: This tour takes place in Rome. Guests on ships docking in Civitavecchia will need to make their own way to Rome from Civitavecchia (approximately 50 miles away) at their own expense. There is train service from nearby train stations, and the average trip takes approximately 90 minutes each way. Your cruise ship may offer a shuttle to a nearby station. The tour ends at Ponte Sisto (Sixtus Bridge).

Shore Excursion Size
Small
Shore Excursion Type
Cultural, Scenic, Active
Shore Excursion Duration
2 Hours
Shore Excursion Departs From
Tiber Island. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Moderate
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
Comfortable clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes are recommended.
Restrictions
Children must be a minimum of 6 years of age. Guests must be able to walk on paved, as well as cobblestone surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas.