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    Book More to Pay less with this special Discount package If you are cruising by in Italy during your Mediterranean Cruise, consider this special package: A combination of Private tours from 3 different Italian Ports. Why not visit as much as possible in the Italian Peninsula, at an affordable price AND book 3 activities all at once? Naples, Rome-Civitavecchia, Florence-Livorno Take a look at what this special package includes: *Sorrento and Amalfi Coast from Naples Port As you dock in Naples Port your driver will promptly whisk you away around the coast of the beautiful sea-line. A personal tour driver, very knowledgeable and passionate will show you a good time. And you will instantly be catapulted into the local lifestyle. An easy-going tour of the Amalfi Coast for a memorable time. The things you'll see here, you will hardly find elsewhere in Italy. Starting with the incredible views from Ravello, perched directly on the cliff, Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo, UNESCO World Heritage winners. Positano, ah Positano. Rainbow of tiny houses embedded in the cliff all the way down to the pebble beach, below. A cliff village, as many call them. Favorite VIP place to be in Italy. Sorrento World favorite for its boutiques, narrow streets, town square, Piazza Tasso, Marina Grande and all the local products that are exported globally. In between visits, we highly recommend a bite to eat overlooking the sea. Pizza is always a hit, around here. This itinerary will allow you to include some fantastic activities on a day from Naples. The views, the boutiques, the food, the Limoncello, the life! Everything here is just magical. After exploring these little picturesque towns you will head back to your cruise ship in Naples Port. *Splendors of Rome from Civitavecchia Port What a fantastic tour this is! Your personal tour driver will welcome you directly at the dock of your cruise ship in Civitavecchia Port. And after a quick introduction, the tour begins! Arrive in Rome, the Eternal City, and you will be speechless! Start noticing the ancient roman ruins, scattered here and there, like the Circus Maximus. The Roman architectures are palpable, perfectly coexisting with the modern day lifestyle. Swirl around in Piazza Venezia, a majestic circular hub at the feet of fascinating buildings and a temple like monument to honor late Italian Kings at the feet of legendary Hills. Drive by Via del Corso, the commercial runway, with narrow streets intersecting, like the luxurious Via dei Condotti, filled with side by side boutiques and haute couture and fashion lables, arriving all the way to the Spanish steps. The famous square at the feet of the famous staircase, Trinità dei Monti. Crossing by the tiny streets, hidden to traffic is the boasting Trevi Fountain. Don't forget to toss the proverbial coin in the pool! Then head over to Piazza Navona, for a little more renaissance insights. A spectacular square, dotted with fountains, like the memorable 4 rivers river by the famous Bernini and the adjacent breathtaking church built by Borromini! So much beauty and art for free! But you can't say you've visited Rome, without stepping into the one and only archeological park of the Colosseum! The Symbol of the Eternal City. You are free to visited on the inside, Our Skip the line tickets are optional! A quick drive by Castle Sant Angelo, the impressive fortress-like building on the Tiber River bend, will lead you to one of the final stops before returning to Civitavecchia Port, Saint Peter's Basilica. Oh my you must visit this extraordinary church! *Essential Pisa and Florence from Livorno Port The final item of this special package offers a tour of some of the most iconic places in Tuscany. Pisa, the leaning tower is certainly something you have to see once in a lifetime. A bucket list kind of thing. You can stroll around the beautiful Piazza dei Miracoli, the Miracles Square, to view the immaculate yards and impressive architectures of the Cathedral and the adjacent Baptistry. Pisa has so much to offer when it comes to culture, architecture, studies of every kind. In fact it hosts some of the best World renowned Universities, aside from the public school founded by Napoleon himself, La Normale di Pisa, which is still active today! What a fascinating town, so small but still so full of interesting and enlightening history. Next off, Florence. Florence, the idyllic Town in the heart of Tuscany. You can't say you've visited Italy without stopping in Florence. There is so much to say about this place that an entire article wouldn't be able to contain it. Just know that you will visit places like Piazzale Michelangelo, A vista on the entire city, on the bends of the Arno river, with tiny bridges crossing, like the Ponte Vecchio. Visit incredible churches, like Santa Croce, Holy Cross, where Michelangelo is buried, Santa Maria del Fiore, the Cathedral, the Baptistry and the Bell Tower by Giotto. Of course you absolutely have to visit the Accademia Gallery, where many expositions of paintings and sculptures are on display, like the David by Michelangelo. And so much more to see. As you return to your cruise ship in Livorno Port, we guarantee you will bring a ton of incredible memories with you. Why should you buy this multiple tours' special package? Because you have the opportunity of seeing beautiful places with top notch service, tour drivers and luxury transportation, all embedded in an itinerary for a very convenient price! Special discounts are offered for those who book this Multiple Tours Special Package!

    price from €262.50

    Pre/Post Cruise Tour

    Do you have a layover in the Airport and don't know what to do with yourself? Are you embarking on a cruise and have a few hours on your hands? This might be something fun to consider, instead of waiting patiently for your travel plans to fall into place. A private 4-hour tour and transfer, for a quick review of the major sites. What this activity entails is a combination of convenience, time and excitement. Pick up can take place in either Fiumicino (airport or Hotel), Civitavecchia Cruise Port or Rome Hotel. A tour of the city to visit the best destinations and then reach your drop off location, may it be the dock of your cruise ship, the Airport or any other location. It doesn't matter if you are starting a cruise or you're ending it. Why spend a day, hanging around in boredom, when you can enjoy some time in Rome, to take in as much as possible before your departure? A nice introduction to the Eternal city or finish off your time in Rome by seeing places you haven't seen previously. There is always something to see or do in Rome. A typical itinerary in three hours in Rome would normally include the most famous sites, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Colosseum But you have three hours! Do what you want to do, see what you want to see. Your tour driver is there to assist you, give you hints and ideas. Tell him your interests and places you'd like to visit and he will give you the best recommendations and take you there. Make every moment of your time count! A private transfer and small tour of Rome, there is always something new to do! Consider this private Rome tour and transfer to Rome-Civitavecchia Port or Fiumicino Airport (or vice-versa), the cost for the transfer is included in the service! You don’t need to worry about your luggage: your tour driver will stay at the vehicle at all times, while you visit Rome’s sites and will guard all your luggage and personal effects. Finally, at the end of the tour, your driver will take you directly to your request location in Civitavecchia, Rome or Airport.

    price from €70.00

    Highlights of Rome

    The Highlights of Rome. The title says it all! A private tour driver will lift you from your cruise ship (directly at the dock) in Civitavecchia Port. And after a short drive to the City center of Rome, and introduction of the Eternal city, your tour will begin. As you approach the city, you'll notice sites so interesting and unique as you get closer. Pyramid of Caius Cestius, the Circus Maximus, and the Palatine Hill are just a few Behind Palatine Hill stands tall the Colossus, the one and only Colosseum, in the Archeological park. (if you’d like to visit the Colosseum on the inside, we can arrange that! Book entrance tickets through us for an additional cost, upon request), the Capitoline Hill, the Amazing Pantheòn and of course, the Trevi Fountain. Toss a coin over your shoulder and into the fountain. Make a wish for good luck! For lunch, why not stop in a local place in one of the best quaint, romantic neighborhoods there are like Trastevere, or Campo de Fiori. Last but not least, you’ll visit Saint Peter’s Basilica! One of the Holiest places on Earth! Admire its High Renaissance and baroque architecture. With its greatness of art and golden details, marble and mosaics, the atmosphere is overwhelming. Be sure not to miss Michelangelo’s Pieta, completed when the master was only in his 20s. After the tour, your tour driver will escort you back to your cruise ship.

    price from €87.50

    Splendors of Rome

    This may be the best way to visit Rome while docked in Civitavecchia Port On a day trip to the Eternal city you will have a private tour driver to swiftly pick you up in leisure transportation, from your dock, to take you on a marvelous tour. While traveling on ancient roads, lined with centenary pine trees, you’ll reach the city center. You'll visit the highlights of Rome, some attractions known all over the World, other true hidden gems waiting to be discovered. The Colosseum, one of the most well known venues. A pillar of Roman Architecture A stroll around the Ancient Roman Forum, is definitely a must to truly appreciate ancient ways where in the Roman life, the Senate, the market place and temples to worship archaic Gods and conduct business. Piazza Venezia is next on the list. A famous square with a gigantic, temple-like building, a giant horseman, King Vittorio Emanuele, in striking pose, prepared for battle, hosting the tomb of tombs, the Unknown soldier, one fallen soldier to voice the loss of every Italian soldier near and far. On the other side of the Square is Mussolini’s balcony, infamous building from which the "Duce" used to gather crowds and deliver megalomaniac patriotic speeches. Continue along the busy Via del Corso, to find yourself immersed in the picturesque atmosphere. A giant street with dozens of tiny narrow streets crossing it, in which you can find Via Margutta, the street of the Artists, Piazza della Rotonda, with the famous Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, famous for beautiful fountains and Renaissance buildings, and more. You will see things like never before, with new eyes. Discovering curiosities and architectures and history to make your head spin. Like the Maps of the Empire, the Arch of Constantine; Columns, decorated in marble reliefs or hieroglyphs, like the one of Marcus Aurelio. And the House of the Italian Parliament and Council of Ministers. Other Roman Curiosities are Capitoline and Palatine Hills, Circus Maximus, where Ancient Romans used to conduct gory battles and entertaining spectacles, Trajan's Column, then The Giant Marble Foot and the Cat Street, The Temples of Apollo, Vesta and Janus. All fantastic things to see, we don't want to spoil the surprise. All these curiosities can sure work up an appetite! Luckily for you, your tour driver not only has good taste in arranging the best activity in Rome for you, but also enjoys a good meal. With the ton of Trattorias, Restaurants and such, he will select the best ones where you can enjoy a nice, traditional Italian style lunch. The exploration continues with a drive by along the Tiber River, from where you can see Castel Sant'Angelo, A marvel in architectures, curios shape and history. An Ancient Roman Building of massive proportions. Commissioned by Emperor Hadrian, it was supposed to be his and his family's Mausoleum. However after its initial purposes were dismissed, with the advent of Christianity, it was converted in a fortress in the Papal reign. Fun fact: Legend has it, Castel Sant'Angelo was connected with the Vatican, through underground tunnels, used in case the Pope had to flee from Vatican City or not to attract attention. But speaking Vatican City, you cannot leave Rome without seeing Saint Peter's Basilica first! This beautiful church, pillar of Christianity, with incredibly tall ceilings and impressive domes, is a must see when in Rome. A vast amount of statues, paintings, frescos, make this church a wonderful exposition. From Bernini's Pulpit, placed on top of Saint Peter's resting place, to the Tombs of the Popes in the undergrounds and the Marble "Pietà" by Michelangelo, you will not be disappointed. At the end of such an Experience in Rome, your tour driver will take you back to your cruise ship with wonderful stories to tell and beautiful memories of such a great time.

    price from €93.50

    Best of Rome and Vatican

    The perfect arrangement for a memorable time in Rome & Vatican! Your private tour driver will take you to see the most amazing venues. First off, Piazza Venezia to admire The Monument of the first Italian king. Furthermore, there’s Mussolini’s balcony, the Capitoline Hill (one of Rome’s seven legendary hills) and the Roman Forum. Make sure not to miss the Colosseum! After that, you’ll head to the Pantheòn, Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, and enjoy the outstanding view of Rome from the Pincio Terrace, and Piazza Navona. Enjoy a delicious lunch in a typical Roman restaurant, happily recommended by your driver, for a delicious meal. After lunch, your private tour of the Vatican city will begin. You will meet with your personal guide and enjoy a private guided tour of the Vatican museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Basilica. There are different wings of the Vatican to visit, like Cortile Della Pigna, Belvedere, Gallery of Candelabra, the Gallery of Tapestries or the Gallery of Maps. Depending on the number of visits in a day, some wings might be closed. Above all, visit the Sistine Chapel and Saint Peter’s! In conclusion, after a spectacular tour, you’ll enjoy a nice ride back to the pier

    price from €112.50

    Ancient Imperial Rome

    For this Ancient Rome tour, your personal tour driver will pick you up at the pier of your Cruise ship in Civitavecchia. You’ll enjoy an exclusive guided tour of the Colosseum, to learn all about the Ancient Romans history, traditions and customs, walking through the arches and columns. Next, the Roman Forum. The first Roman civilization began here. Legendary for its contribution in politics and Christianity’s evolution, it became the commercial center of ancient Rome. This tour also features other sites of ancient Rome! Such as the Arch of Constantine and Piazza Del Campidoglio, designed by Michelangelo. After your morning guided tour, your driver will be happy to recommend one of the best, typical Roman restaurants or “Trattorias” in the area. You will then reach the beautiful Pantheòn, the most well-preserved and influential building of ancient Rome! Last but not least, you will drive to the ancient Appian Way where you will have the chance to stop and visit one of the famous Catacombs located in the area. These catacombs are so fascinating, you will really find their story are intriguing, In some areas of Underground Rome, you will find miles-long tunnels in Catacombs that are even 4 stories-deep. After such an exciting experience in the depths of Rome, you will return to Civitavecchia Port.

    price from €112.50

    Vip Rome and Vatican tour

    This special all-inclusive tour of Rome is a MUST. Touring Rome and the Vatican may seem like a walk in the park. On the contrary, the Eternal city hosts so many incredible things that you could miss, if you don't play your cards right. When in Rome, you want to make sure to cover every possible landmark and more, that's why we are here. This is an entirely guided experience to fully appreciate all that Rome has to offer. If you are looking to encompass as much as possible of Rome's features in one day, during your cruise, then this private tour is for you. Not just a guided tour! A fun, personal experience to avoid boredom, strict itineraries and stress Once in Rome, your first stop will be up on the Gianicolo hill where you can embrace the most amazing view of Rome. As you approach the city center, you will be greeted by your own private guide. For the most exclusive day, your tour driver and your personal guide will give you a private tour of the following locations: Colosseum, Roman Forum, Arch of Constantine, Circus Maximus, Piazza Venezia, Pantheon, and some other points of interest that you will be able to see including the Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps, of course. You’ll then continue on the Vatican tour of the Museums and Sistine Chapel! The Vatican Museums contain an incredible collection of art and treasures. Your guide will walk you through a portion of this fascinating museum. Then you will reach the one and only Sistine Chapel. The ultimate masterpiece by Michelangelo, including wonderful frescoes of the CREATION and the LAST JUDGEMENT. But the walls and ceiling on the whole Chapel are one major work of art, to which other artists contributed, such as Botticelli, Ghirlandaio, Pinturicchio. And finally, a visit at the Magnificent Saint Peter’s Basilica. You’ll see one of a kind masterpieces like Michelangelo’s PIETA and the bronze canopy over the high ALTAR by BERNINI. Saint Peter’s Square is another of Bernini’s creations. It is one of the loveliest squares in the World. After such an exciting and interesting day, you’ll enjoy the relaxing ride back to the cruise ship.

    price from €150.00

    Rome Full Day Tour

    Welcome in Rome! There is really no better way to start a Roman vacation than with this private tour. One of our personal tour driver will welcome you at your hotel or any other place of your convenience in Rome, to whisk you away, on a 7 hour trip through history, art, archeology and the basic Rome way of living that is just a delight and so interesting to experience. This Tour of Rome will start off with a stop in the famous Piazza Venezia a famous circular square constantly beaten by hundreds of cars and vespas and motorini (what we call mopeds and bikes). While horns are blaring in the traffic, passerby's always in a hurry and the famous Italian charm for hand gestures and raised voices the main constant, all you will notice is the monumental structure overlooking the Piazza. A monument dedicated to Italy's last king Victor Emanuel the Second, and resting place of the Unknown soldier. A fallen soldier from WW1 that is laid to rest there to honor and tribute every Italian soldier who's fought and fallen in every war old or recent. You can notice An imposing horseman in a giant bronze statue, overlooking the entire city center, to magnify the importance of the Italian Kingdom in its glory days. And just above is a building, temple-like in structure, with white marble steps and columns, placed on top of one of Rome's legendary hills. Italian flags hanging on it's ends. This monument is really hard to miss. Fun fact: The monument of Victor Emmanuel, officially called Altare della Patria (the Altar of the Nation) is also known simply as the wedding cake. For it's distinctive shape, built in white, marble layers, one floor after the other. Resembling a big white wedding sheet cake. This altar shares its space with Capitoline Hill, Capitol Hill or simply known as Campidoglio. It is one of Rome's 7 hills placed in between Campus Martius and the Roman Forum, and it is head of the Roman Government, With an incredible square commissioned by Pope Paul the third and created by Michelangelo himself in the 16th century. But Capitol Hill does not only hosts Rome's City hall, the Mayor's office and the Capitolini Museums (which offers a vast amount of marble artifacts, artwork and other curiosities from Roman times) but it offers AMAZING VIEWS of the city below, on one end of the hill is Piazza Venezia, Campus Martius and modernization, on the other the Ancient citadel of the Roman Forum. A perfect balance between present and the past. Speaking of Roman Forum, you absolutely go across Via dei Fori Imperiali, an ancient way in Rome that crosses this part of town, with the Forum's archeological site on both sides. Envision Temples, Market places, Marble buildings and life conducted in these squares centuries ago. This is where Roman Senate would reunite, where citizens would gather to worship archaic divinities and conduct their business. To keep the Ancient Roman theme alive, walking straight through the ancient Roman Forum you will arrive at the Colosseum The one and only Colosseum, the Flavian Amphitheater An ancient, imposing structure built to delight and entertain the people of Rome, in the prime of its years. With gory, cruel hunts and gladiator fights but also fun scenes of Naval battles, where they would fill the Arena with water and float around in ships. A colossal building in the heart of Rome, to gather the people, to bring people together. We absolutely recommend a stop here. But Rome is full of wonderful things to see, in a fun, intuitive and entertaining way. With squares, steps and fountains and churches. Take Piazza Navona for example The most extravagant of Rome’s Square, adorned with the fountain of The Four Rivers by Bernini, and the church of his rival, Borromini. Visit Piazza Della Rotonda, where you can see the Pantheon, the best preserved and enchanting monument of ancient times. The Spanish Steps A wonderful square, world famous for the beautiful stair case that comes down from Trinità dei Monti with beautiful views of  Via dei Condotti, intersecting with via del Corso. The most "In" streets for shopping, with great boutiques and haute couture. Walking along the narrow streets you can find other curiosities such as the mighty Pantheon on Piazza della Rotonda, the once temple dedicate to All the Gods, the Ancient Roman building is now an active Catholic church. Then, of course there is the Trevi Fountain, a little further down the streets. Make sure to take tons of pictures of this magnificent fountain that attracts so many people from all over the world, in that small square. This private tour is a whirlwind of emotions! You'll be catapulted into the Middle Ages, Ancient Roman Times, then to Renaissance times, and back to Roman times. With a stop to grab a quick bite to eat, if you like. Your tour driver will know the perfect place. In fact, near the end of the tour, you will have to make another mandatory stop at the Aventine Hill, another majestic hill, hosting picture perfect views of the Eternal City. Then head to the Circus Maximus, where chariot races were performed in imperial Rome, as we can see in one of the classic American movies, Ben Hur. At the end of the tour, your tour driver will take you wherever you like to be dropped off at, hotel or other. This itinerary can be tailored and can change, so it's not a strict preview. All this is just to give you a taste of all the wonderful places you could see during your time out on the streets of Rome. *Upon request, the icing on the cake would be to reserve one of our professional guides: if you want to enrich your activity, we highly recommend selecting the service of one of our expertise guides for the day!

    price from €87.50

    Rome & Vatican Full Day

    As if a day in Rome wasn't enough, we will take you for a private tour of the Vatican Museum and the Sistine Chapel! A private tour in Rome to remember Enjoy a full day tour in Rome and the Vatican City with your private luxury vehicle. Your personal tour driver will pick you up directly from any place you want, from your hotel or other. And your tour begins! Drive by Piazza Venezia,the impressive circular square, with buildings and monuments enclosing it. With the infamous Balcony from which Mussolini gave his speeches, on one side. Or L'Altare della Patria, Monument to the last king of Italy Vittorio Emanuele the Second, a giant marble white, ancient temple-shaped building that climbs on the side of one of Rome's legendary Seven Hills, Capitoline Hill. Also known as Campidoglio, it hosts incredible views of the Piazza Venezia on one side and the Roman Forum on the other, the perfect division between the ancient Roman past and the present. Speaking of Ancient Roman times, you will head for the Colosseum A stop to see the Mighty Colosseum up-close is definitely a must! Walk Ancient ways of the Roman Forum and Palatine Hill Drive by the Circus Maximus,a field used mostly for concerts and political events today, but it was once an arena used to entertain Romans while they watched and cheered during water spectacles, fights or reenactments. It was often used as movie sets, like in the film BenHur. To remain in the Roman theme, circle back around into the City Center, characteristic for it's narrow cobble streets that lead to so many wonders. Like the Pantheon! An ancient Roman Temple with a beautifully decorated dome and an incredible history. Created in ancient times, to worship All Gods, it is now one of the active Catholic churches in Rome. To learn more about the Pantheon, visit our blog! Then there's Piazza Navona, not to far from there. A Renaissance delight, with incredible architectures and beautiful fountains, like the Four Rivers fountain, by Bernini. The streets filled with cute little boutiques, old buildings, ivy crawling over the facades and window sills, reveal beautiful wonders, that you will not find in any other place on Earth! Like the Spanish Steps. A beautiful street with the famous sets of stairs that climb into the shape of a giant butterfly up to the square of Trinità dei Monti, which offers incredible views of the Spanish steps below and the busy Via dei Condotti, famous for the most in vogue haute couture stores. One of the adjacent streets hides possibly the most famous Fountain in the WORLD The Trevi Fountain is another mandatory stop. Embedded in a tiny little square, is the world famous fountain. With  sculptures of different water related scenes, sea shells, dancing horses and Poseidon. Waterfalls and pools of crystal clear water. What an amazing work of art. Make sure to toss a coin over your shoulder and make a wish! Legend has it, it will guarantee your return in Rome. All this touring can sure work up an appetite! Lucky for you, all of our tour drivers not only know the perfect places to see in Rome, they also love food and know the best restaurants in town! So your tour driver will be happy to recommend the perfect restaurants, trattorias or pizzerias depending on what you are in the mood for. Finally, you driver will take you at the Vatican Museums where you will continue the tour with your very own private guide, from the Vatican! You will enjoy a private guided tour of the Vatican and Sistine Chapel. The visit at the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel, and St. Peter’s Basilica will be conducted by one of our professional guides from the Vatican City, who will show you the best parts on your way to the Sistine Chapel. Including the Cortile Della Pigna, Belvedere, Pio Clementino Museum, the Gallery of Candelabra, the Gallery of Tapestries, the Gallery of Maps, and Raphael’s Rooms. Next, you will visit the beautiful Sistine Chapel. After, you will visit St. Peter’s Basilica, “the greatest of all churches” There you’ll have the chance to see some amazing masterpieces. After the tour, you will be reunited with your tour driver, who will take you back to your Hotel location in Rome.

    price from €87.50

    Rome Half Day

    If you are looking for something easy going during your time in Rome, this half day tour is the perfect introduction to the city's most famous highlights. A rome in Half a day makes for the perfect tour! In four hours we can arrange a personal fun entertaining tour driver, pick up and drop off included.  If you have any specific requests, if you'd like to see anything in particular, please let your tour driver know! Drive by some of the most amazing places, like the famous Via Veneto, an exclusive street dotted with trees and a more tranquil living, next to the US Embassy with bistros and boutiques. Closed off by ancient Roman walls. Piazza Barberini, an amazing square in the historical center of Rome It hosts fascinating buildings, and a beautiful fountain resembling Triton. Drive by the Quirinal Hill, one of Rome's legendary 7 hills which hosts beautiful views of the Eternal city and the Palazzo Quirinale, residence of the President of the Italian Republic. Traveling through beautiful streets, you must make a few mandatory stops to visit sites like Piazza Venezia and Capitoline Hill, to view enormous monuments and breathtaking views From there you can stop along the famous shopping district Via del Corso, walk a beat into the quaint, narrow streets to reach the quintessential places that belong in any bucket list: The Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. Beautiful Medieval, Renaissance wonders and Roman curiosities, above all. Continue by visiting other sites such as the Roman Forum and the mighty Colosseum. Take your time, walk around it, take pictures! After all, the Colosseum is the main event to many, for so many reasons. Before the tour ends, make sure to stop by the Basilica of Saint Peter's and its square More sites and curiosities, less known than the places listed above, will be brought to your attention during this tour. *Upon request, the icing on the cake would be to reserve one of our professional guides: if you want to enrich your activity, we highly recommend selecting the service of one of our expertise guides for your half day tour!

    price from €62.50

    Civita Bagnoregio & Orvieto

    Your tour driver will welcome you at the dock beside your cruise ship in Civitavecchia. You will drive through area called Tuscia and some of Umbria, the green heart of Italy. Driving in to Orvieto, you can stop at Montefiascone, a nice Etruscan town. Built right on top of a hill overlooking Lake Bolsena, it appears today as a small, charming medieval town. Enjoy the view from the hilltop. Montefiascone is also known for its great production of wine. Then you’ll head to Civita di Bagnoregio! The natural erosion and seismic events through out the centuries, have formed and molded this 2500 year old Etruscan village persistently, gifting this little village with unique beauty and mysterious beauty. You will then reach Orvieto, another beautiful village sitting on a “tuff”. This makes for a great stop for lunch with a view! You can choose between a light lunch at the wine shop on the main square, or some local cuisine in a typical restaurant, carved in the tuff caves. After lunch, you’ll have time to visit the magnificent cathedral, and you can stroll down Orvieto’s quaint narrow streets filled with colorful shops selling beautiful ceramics. Orvieto produces one of the most famous Italian white wines! The wine shop in the square offers the opportunity to taste some of the local wines, as well as to eat some of the prosciutto and cheeses locally produced. As an alternative, time permitting, you might want to have a more substantial meal and taste some of the region’s renowned outstanding foods at a proper restaurant. You will then return at your cruise ship, after a pleasant experience.

    price from €100.00

    Pisa and Florence

    Your tour driver will welcome you in La Spezia Port, for this private tour of the Highlights of Florence and Pisa. During the scenic journey your driver will provide an informative introduction of the places you will see and visit. For this tour of the Highlights of Pisa and Florence, your first destination will be Florence Stop in Piazzale Michelangelo, a perfect welcome! You will drive along the old Medieval City Walls to reach Ponte Vecchio, known as the golden bridge of Florence. So many beautiful things to see! Like the Pitti Palace, the Duomo, Giotto’s Bell Tower and the Signoria Square. (Or the Uffizi Gallery, or the Accademia museum, where Michelangelo’s David is!) Take your time to admire the incredible Venues of Florence. For lunch your tour driver will be happy to suggest a typical Florentine restaurant, or grab a quick bite to eat on the way and also do some shopping if you wish. In the afternoon, you will leave Florence and enjoy a nice ride to Pisa where you will have a brief stop by the world famous Campo dei Miracoli (Field of Miracles) for photographs and to marvel at the exterior of the Campanile, better known as the Leaning Tower. After Pisa we will return to La Spezia pier in perfect time to re-embark on your cruise ship.

    price from €125.00

    Florence and Pisa day trip

    When in Rome, you don't want to miss out on the opportunity of visiting as much as possible of the surroundings. There is so much to do and see! Also, Rome is in the perfect strategic point to travel to other regions in a day! Take Tuscany, for example. A neighboring region with a ton of things to offer. For this activity we are happy to arrange a private tour on a day trip from your Rome location, to visit Pisa and Florence. If you'd love to see these cities in Tuscany but you don't know how to reach them, you can cross them off your bucket list! One of our professional tour drivers will welcome you in any requested locations of yours, in Rome. You will then head to the country, on one of our luxury vehicles, a spacious Mercedes V Class Limovan or a Sedan, for a more intimate experience. Driving on the Highway of the Sun, l'Autostrada del Sole, as it's called here in Italy (a highway that travels across Italy from North to South) you will get to learn more about the locations you'll visit, thanks to the knowledge and funny anecdotes of your personal tour driver. Drive along different sceneries, cypress hills, sunflower fields, vineyards, olive tree groves, quarries and windmills. Pisa, one of the 4 Italian Maritime Republics Being it nestled on the coasts of the Tyrrenian seas, it was once a prominent Maritime Republic, along side Amalfi, Genova, and Venice. Now it is a quaint little city really, easy going living is a priority here. It hosts one of the most important universities in Italy, one of which was founded by Napoleon in the 1800s, La Normale di Pisa. This city is marvelous. An emblem of Italian art and literature all over the world. And architecture obviously. The high points of Pisa in fact, are not only the artistic and literary aspects. But its buildings too. Everything from Middle Ages, Renaissance with a hint of Gothic, Pisa boasts with beautiful architectures. Take the Leaning Tower, for example. A bell tower that is an architectural digest finished in 1372. Which is part of a 3 building complex dislocated and overlooking Piazza dei Miracoli, adorned with immaculate green fields, along side the Cathedral of Pisa and the Baptistry. Florence, the Noble Town (Città Nobile as Dante depicted it) Once in Florence your tour driver will make all the suggestions on what to do first, what to see, where to go. You will reach Porta Romana, a street where your tour driver will stay while you enjoy touring the city. Then off for a great time in Firenze! You can visit the famous Saint Mark's Square, where the Academy of the Fine arts are located. Galleria dell'Accademia, or Accademia Gallery is definitely a MUST SEE. It hosts several paintings, sculptures and artworks from so many artists in Renaissance times, like Allori, Pontormo and Michelangelo. Speaking of which, among other impressive masterpieces, make sure to see the David, one of Michelangelo's finest works. Walking through Via Ricasoli you can "stumble upon" Saint Mary of the Flower, the Florentine Cathedral. You can't really miss it. Literally! This church is Europe's third Largest Cathedral. With a dome created by Brunelleschi in the 15th Century and the naves on the inside beautifully decorated with Giorgio Vasari's paintings of the last judgement scene of Heaven and Hell. Another Mandatory stop is Piazza della Signoria Beautifully decorated with magnificent statues from Giambologna, Benevenuto Cellini, Bartolomeo Ammanti and Pio Fede. While you are here in the square, make sure to admire the Loggia dei Lanci, another selection by a multitude of artists are hosted here, from Statues to artwork. But you can't visit Florence without a stop to view the Old Bridge, il Ponte Vecchio. A promenade, really, that crosses the Arno river. A bridge that seems so fragile and precarious, with buildings swinging on top of it, it seems. But this bridge is stronger than it looks! It was built in a different time, the 14th century, it is incredibly sturdy. Even if not enough to house families and homes. That's why the buildings on Ponte Vecchio host workshops and boutiques today, some of which owned by Florence' most important jewelers. When in Florence you can also see the Giotto bell tower, the Baptistery, Palazzo Vecchio and S. Lorenzo district, famous for its leather market. At lunch we highly recommend a meal in one of the Taverns in the city, where locals usually go. Because, let's face it: who, better than the locals, know where the best spots are to eat a good meal? You can sample some local delicacies, that are not so delicate but oh so tasty and delightful. Pici all'Aglione are strongly recommended, a pasta dish with a tomato sauce spiced with a particular variety of garlic that doesn't grow anywhere else in the world. Or The Fiorentina, the famous steak. A ton of meat for just one person, so come with an appetite or you'll end up splitting your steak with three other people (just joking, of course. But it is big) After Florence, you'll enjoy a nice gentle ride in the countryside, all the way back to your location in Rome.

    price from €162.50

    Florence on your own

    Visit Florence at your own pace! What better way to take a shore excursion? If you are docked in Livorno Port, you are going to want to take advantage of this private service. One of our private tour drivers will welcome you in Livorno Port, at a time of your convenience. Traveling inbound, through unique landscapes, windmills, hills dotted with vineyards, cypress trees and olive groves, you will reach the beautiful Firenze. While enjoying the view, your private tour driver will give you great advise on the major highlights of the City. Like the main Square of the Duomo with its Cathedral, Bell Tower and Baptistery; the Ponte Vecchio, the Santa Croce Square with the ancient church of Santa Croce and Piazza della Signoria. And these are just some of the things you can see when in Florence. This activity is specifically created for those who would like to enjoy a day in Florence, without a fuss of a guide, just to explore a new city and have fun without having to being limited by an itinerary of any kind. No restraints. Just enjoy, have fun, and relax. This is so much more than a transfer. We will take care of private transportation for you, with the support of one of our local drivers that know the city of Florence by heart, to recommend the best spots to visit and things to see and do in Florence. Once in Florence he will give you all the instructions on where to go and how to meet up with him after your day, for a timely return back to your cruise ship in Livorno. It's just that simple Visit the City of Florence without having to depend on a strict itinerary or schedule. We will make this a fun, stress free alternative to the boring, crowded and quick activities some cruise companies offer. We want you to visit this place the best way possible. Contact our staff for any clarification. Have any special requests? Would you like to do something specific? We will take care of all your wishes for the perfect day in Florence, just for you.

    price from €87.50

    Essential Pisa and Florence

    The perfect Pisa-Florence tour! Get ready for the best private tour from Livorno Port to Pisa and Florence. One of our private tour drivers will welcome you in Livorno Port for a fun, private tour of some world famous Italian places! Pisa, an Italian Maritime Republics, home of the most prestigious universities of the World, Medieval Architecture Pisa is known for its historical relevance in the Maritime industry, for it was founded as an independent Republic in the yesteryear, along with Venice, Genova and Amalfi. The city center hosts incredible artistic, Medieval buildings, like the one that hosts the today City hall and the mayors office. The other peculiar fact about such a remarkable city, is its opportunities in the field of education in Italy. In fact Pisa hosts a university dated back to the 12th century, La Normale di Pisa, a public university founded by none other than Napoleon. And the center of Research Sant'Anna. But this citadel on the seaside, just a stone throw away from Livorno, is known all over the world for the famous Leaning Tower. An architectural digest, in the center of a square, Piazza dei Miracoli, the square of Miracles. It's surrounded by immaculate gardens, in a complex of other curious, enormous buildings, the Cathedral and the Baptistry. When you are here, from the perfect perspective, you absolutely have to take a traditional photo, in front of the Tower, where you try to keep the building from falling on its side, or while you lean up against it. A funny moment to remember the beautiful morning you had in the one and only Pisa. Next off, Florence. Prepare to be amazed! Upon reaching the city, you will pause at Piazzale Michelangelo for a spectacular view of Florence, the entire Arno Valley, and the Ponte Vecchio crossing the Arno River. You’ll also visit the Church of Santa Croce where Michelangelo is buried. Visit the “Uffizi Gallery” or the “Accademia Museum” (Possibility of booking on request; closed on Mondays) Visit the Statue of David by Michelangelo After the Museum, we will reach the main square of the city where you can see Santa Maria del Fiore, the Cathedral, the Giotto bell tower, and the Baptistery. After, you can take a stroll along narrows streets, visiting Palazzo Vecchio (residence of the Medici family), and Ponte Vecchio, which is famous for its “Gold market.” You can stop for an optional lunch to enjoy the traditional Italian cuisine. If you have enough time, you absolutely have to visit Palazzo Pitti and the S. Lorenzo district, famous for its leather market. At the end of this incredible day, your private tour driver will take you back to Livorno Port, on a nice, relaxing ride back to your cruise. What a great opportunity this is!

    price from €93.50

    Highlights of Florence

    A private guided tour with personal tour driver to welcome you in Livorno, private transportation, Guide in Florence and return to your cruise ship after a day of explorations, this tour has everything! In Florence you will meet your very own private guide Forget about boring monotonous guided tours, we will arrange the perfect tour with one of our best guides for you. Because yes, culture is important, art here is a must see, but you want to be able to have fun while exploring Florence. And so this tour is a mix of culture, art, history and curiosities but perfectly embedded in a fun itinerary to delight absolutely every one. A private guided tour at your own pace, if you will. Here are all the best landmarks to consider: First of all, San Mark’s square, which hosts the Academy of Fine Arts. Which, mind you is different than the adjacent famous Accademia Gallery known for the Statue of David by Michelangelo, among other paintings by masters of the early and late Renaissance period, contemporaries of Michelangelo. Leaving the Academy of Fine Arts, a walk along the Via Ricasoli to the Cathedral of Florence, is absolutely a mus. This Church, also known as Saint Mary of the Flower, is the third largest cathedral in Europe. The focal point of the cathedral is the magnificent dome created by Brunelleschi in the 15th century. And you can admire the inside of the 3600 sq. meters wide dome decorated by Giorgi Vasari in 1570, depicting the Heaven and Hell of the last judgment. Make sure to visit at the Piazza Della Signoria  Its magnificent statues are done by great artists recognized all over the world for the marvelous works. Also of interest in the Piazza Della Signoria, is the Loggia Dei Lanci. Displayed here are other original statues by important artists. We continue onto the Arno River for a view of the Ponte Vecchio, built in the 14th century where all of the important jewelers of Florence can be found. Finally you will have free time for lunch to taste the specialties of Florence and a browse around the Mercato Del Porcellino (Market of the piglet). This guided tour is the perfect alternative for those who want to make a day in Florence just a little more personal, surrounded by beauty, with a personal guide all for you. At the end of your day, your tour driver will return you to your cruise ship in Livorno Port.

    price from €130.00

    Pisa and Florence Vip Tour

    Get ready for the ultimate Pisa and Florence experience! One of our professional tour drivers will welcome you in Livorno Port as you dock on your cruise ship. Leaving the Port you will head to the one and only Pisa! First on the itinerary is the beautiful Pisa, home of the leaning tower Admire the beautiful, immaculate “Piazza dei Miracoli” with it's immaculate gardens and three majestic buildings, the Baptistry, the Cathedral and the famous “Leaning Tower”. What an amazing structure! Walk around it, the square is absolutely amazing. TAKE A TON OF PICTURES! You absolutely have to make sure to capture every moment. And strike a funny pose, while you lean against the Tower, keeping it from falling! It's always guaranteed a good laugh. From Pisa, your tour driver will introduce you to Firenze. This marvelous town in a sort of Medieval atmosphere. Stop in Piazzale Michelangelo For a spectacular view of Florence, the entire Arno Valley, and the Ponte Vecchio crossing the Arno River. An absolute breathtaking experience. Meet your local, private guide! Once you’ve met with your very own guide, as you walk through the streets and piazzas of Florence, You’ll hear all about the Florence Renaissance, the lives of many famous artists, the Medici family who showered Florence with countless masterpieces, and how life changed forever during this period in the history of Florence. This is a perfect experience for first time visitors Because this tour includes visits to Brunelleschi’s Duomo, the Church of Santa Croce, Palazzo Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria and the Ponte Vecchio. You will enjoy a casual lunch at a local Trattoria after a visit to the original marble statue of David housed in the Accademia museum of Florence. We highly recommend to book the skip the line tickets for the Accademia Museum, before the tour date, to view Michelangelo’s David. After this exclusive tour of Pisa and Florence, you will return to your ship.

    price from €150.00

    Rome tour to Montepulciano

    A visit to Cortona and Montepulciano is a special encounter with history, great food, and high quality wine. How would you like to spend a day wandering in the Town featured in “Under the Tuscan Sun”? Cortona is a neat quaint hilltop town, dominating the south side of the Chiana Valley. From the fortress, you can enjoy magnificent views of Lake Trasimeno and the surrounding forests, along with vineyards and olive groves that produce some of the best wine and olive oil in all of Italy. You will then continue to Montepulciano, home of the famous “Vino Nobile di Montepulciano”, a wine that originated in the 1300s. The heart of Wine Country Montepulciano’s traditions is to be one of the few places in the World where there are ancient underground cellars, in the heart of the town, that date back to Etruscan times. You will visit one of these ancient cellars, below a city palace where the wine rests in oak barrels, maturing into what will be the future Vino Nobile. Take your time and discover that it is not only famous wine that makes Montepulciano special, but also the medieval atmosphere and friendly people. Finally, we will leave Montepulciano, saying goodbye to its beauty, and start the drive back to Rome.

    price from €137.50

    Lake Bracciano & Beyond

    The perfect shore excursion in the Countryside, to Bracciano Lake If you want to do something different, while docked, consider a relaxing day in the country, to explore the enchanted Bracciano Lake and Surrounding villages! You will travel on amazing roads, to Lake Bracciano, to visit the towns of Bracciano, Trevignano Romano, and Anguillara Sabazia. Quaint villages, of Medieval wonder and rustic charm, surrounded by green hills, in a beautiful setting. First off Bracciano! Famous for its outstanding 15th century Orsini-Odescalchi Castle. Visited by important personalities such as John Kennedy and Tina Turner, and of course Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes’, as their wedding venue. *Upon request, if you'd like to visit the Castle of Bracciano, you can buy your ticket at the booth and as an alternative to the group tours which they usually arrange, a great way to visit the Castle and its museum is to create your personal, fun itinerary to visit the estate on your own. With the delightful help of a video and audio guide, that you can easily download on your phone by scanning a QR code at the entrance. With wonderful explanations, videos and more. Another charming town is Anguillara. Your tour driver will be happy to provide suggestions for the best local restaurants on the charming lakeside. And finally, Trevignano Romano! This village simply reflects and beauty, the traditions and the eagerness to preserve it’s ancient history. The architecture and rustic features are simply breathtaking. Upon request we can organize a traditional lunch in a local “Villa B&B” nearby the lake for an authentic local lunch. A rich variety of mixed starters and homemade “pasta” together with sparkling water, local high selected wine & dessert will be served in a veranda overlooking Lake Bracciano (price is 30 Euro per person). After lunch, we will continue to Calcata, one of the best preserved medieval hill towns in Italy. Calcata is a magical, medieval destination that’s perfect for art lovers. At the end, you will drive back to the Civitavecchia pier on perfect time to board your ship.

    price from €87.50

    Pompeii & Amalfi Coast

    Your private tour driver will welcome you in Naples Port for a private Pompeii & Amalfi Coast tour. You will drive to Pompeii, where your personal Archaeological guide will take you for a special, private guided tour of the Ancient ruins. If you want to discover what life must have been like in Rome over 2,000 years ago, Pompeii is the place to visit. This ancient Roman city was destroyed and buried by the eruption of the volcano, Vesuvius, in 79 AD. Walk inside the excavations, through the perfectly preserved baths, theaters, temples, markets, and forums. From Pompeii, you’ll take a drive on the wonderful coastal road to Sorrento. You will enjoy the views of the Bay and the Island of Capri. The Amalfi Coast road stands on a peak, which is a mixture of winding country roads bordered by lemons, olives and bougainvillea. Visit the Sorrento’s Shopping District! Leaving Sorrento, you will drive to Positano! Visit the busy City center. It is connected to a narrow downhill path that you will follow and take a few flights of steps to the seafront. The streets also lead to the cathedral, ceramics shops, lemons sellers, shoes boutiques and “Positano fashion” clothing…where you can do some exclusive shopping. For an extraordinary experience we highly recommend to stop for lunch, in one of the seafront restaurants. After lunch, you’ll enjoy a nice walk up hill to reach your tour driver, and return to the port of Naples on perfect time to board your ship.

    price from €112.50

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