. There is no doubt that Italy is among the most beautiful countries in the world. Rome, which is the capital has over 2000 years of rich history, points of interest include Vatican City, the Sistine Chapel, St. Peters Basilica, the Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Venice Square, Capitol Hill and Trevi Fountain.
In my opinion there is no better way to explore Rome than a short shore excursion. some of the shore of the shore excursions available in Rome are…
SHORE EXCURSION TO POMPEII (6 HOURS)
Pompeii is a town at the foot of Mt. Vesuvius. It has become famous in history for the burial of the entire city under ash and pumice stone after the 79 AD eruption of Mount Vesuvius. You will walk by the mansions of the wealthy inhabitants, and admire the art, the lavish baths, the villas and the remains of city that once was prosperous and vibrant but now has been frozen in time.
SHORE EXCURSION OF HIGHLIGHTS OF ROME (8 HOURS)
After driving to Rome our first visit will be to St. Peters Basilica. Continue with a sightseeing drive through the city, viewing the Colosseum, Arch of Constantine, Roman Forum, Venice Square, Capitol Hill and Tiberine Island. Stop close to Trevi Fountain which you will visit and then some free time for exploring or lunch. Later meet guide and return to your ship.
VATICAN CITY & SISTINE CHAPEL (8 HOURS)
Drive from the port to Rome and the Vatican Museum. This may be one of the smallest States in the world but it houses one of the most important art collenctions worldwide. The Renaissance frescoes, Candelabras Gallery, the Dutch Tapestries are amomg the treasures that you well see. Then the Sistine Chapel housing Michelangels Last Judgement frescoes. See also St Peters Basilica before returning to your ship.
No matter which part of Italy you decide to visit I am absolutely sure that that experience will give you some unforgettable memories….