Classic Rome

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Forge a path through Classical Rome. See the major sites of Rome with this tour that takes you to the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona.

Go Sightseeing through Classic Rome

Visit the highlights of Rome on this tour of its classic monuments. Sightsee by bus and by foot as you travel through the majestic city with a knowledgeable guide. You'll see the famous Trevi Fountain, the iconic Pantheon, beautiful St. Peter's Basilica, and the lovely Piazza Navona all in a comprehensive tour of Rome's best.

Experience the incredible Piazza della Repubblica with its impressive Fountain of the Nayads. This fountain, completed in 1888, originally featured lions but was altered in 1901. Now featuring four naiads - representing rivers, lakes, underground waters, and oceans - the Fountain of the Nayads is a spectacular sight. See the Palazzzo di Montecitorio, designed by Bernini, the seat of the Italian Chamber of Deputies. View the Column of Marcus Aurelius, a Doric column built in honor of Roman Emperor Marcus Aurelius. Your tour of Rome and its highlights continues to the Pantheon, where you'll be ushered into this temple built for the Roman gods. This impressive structure was rebuilt by Emperor Hadrian in 126 AD and features giant Corinthian columns. Your Rome excursion also brings you to Palazzo Madama, built on the former site of the baths of Nero and now home to the Italian Senate. See Piazza Navona, where a stadium once stood for Romans to watch games. Pass by the beautiful Castel Sant'Angelo on your way to St. Peter's Square, in front of the impressive St. Peter's Basilica.

Don't miss an inch of the highlights of Rome. Tour the most popular spots in the city by bus and by foot and learn about the history, architecture, and beauty of this amazing city. Rome is yours on this exciting tour of its best attractions.

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. Your tour concludes in St. Peter's Square.

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ABOUT US
Shore Excursions Group was created with one goal in mind: to provide exceptional travel experiences to cruise passengers in the ports they visit around the world. To accomplish this, we have compiled an exceptional array of tours delivered by local experts with decades of experience serving travelers and delivering excellent tours. Our owners and management team are comprised of seasoned travel industry executives who leverage their considerable experience to deliver memories of a lifetime.

We are experts in providing exceptional shore excursions. We understand that in today's fast paced world, vacations have become an increasingly important way to relax, reconnect with family and friends, and experience new and interesting places. With this in mind, we provide the highest quality tours by performing extensive research, and detailed reviews. While other companies also offer excursions, we strongly believe our expertise and approach set us apart. The large cruise lines sell shore excursions - typically in very large groups visiting high traffic sites. We focus on smaller groups visiting more interesting and authentic locations using more personalized local operators. While the cruise lines are experts in delivering cruises, we are experts in delivering shore excursions.

Our Approach
We believe quality service is not only highly valued by customers, but ultimately leads to better experiences and higher satisfaction. Unlike the cruise lines and other tour companies that rely almost entirely on websites, we encourage customers to call us. We want to invest our time answering your questions, providing input, and selecting the excursions that best meet your needs.

Our Tours
Our goal is to provide customers a wide array of exciting, appealing, and enriching tours. For those customers who prefer to travel in smaller groups with more personalized service, we offer a wide variety of small group tours around the world. These tours generally range in size from 2-12 people compared to larger tours which can number up to 50 people. While exploring the destinations and ports on this website, feel free to search for these "Small Group Tours". For those customers interested in private tours, we offer many outstanding excursions that allow you to travel with your party alone and, in many cases, to fully customize your tour. Search for "Private Tours" if you are interested in this experience. Our "Scenic" tours provide up close and personal access to some of the most spectacular natural environments on Earth from majestic glaciers in Alaska to spectacular reefs in the Caribbean. Our "Cultural" tours allow customers to experience local customs, entertainment and culinary delights ranging from tribal dances in Alaska to an outstanding local meal in Santorini, Greece. Our "Active" tours offer a multitude of exciting and adventurous ways to experience our destinations. Our customers can kayak the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, hike to a spectacular waterfall in Hawaii, or bicycle through quaint villages in France. Our "City" tours allow travelers to see the highlights of great cities around the world with unique insights provided by our expert tour guides.

Our People
In our experience, exceptional travel experiences are almost always delivered by exceptional people. With that in mind, we utilize a comprehensive approach to select and employ the leading tour guides and tour providers around the globe. We hold our people to very high standards which we measure by our comprehensive Quality Control process and, most importantly, by our customer feedback, which we will actively seek from each of our customers.

Our Owners
Shore Excursions Group is owned by seasoned travel executives possessing extensive experience across many sectors within the travel industry.

Bradford J. Miller
Mr. Miller is the former Executive Vice President and Chief Development Officer for Abercrombie & Kent, the World's leading luxury travel company. In that role, Mr. Miller was responsible for contributing to Abercrombie & Kent's international growth through the development and acquisition of tour products and travel experiences around the world with a specific focus on cruising and land based experiences. Prior to joining Abercrombie & Kent, Mr. Miller held a variety of executive positions with Royal Caribbean International and Celebrity Cruises for more than a decade. These positions included Vice President of Guest Sales & Service, Vice President of Brand Development, and Vice President of Onboard Revenue (which included shore excursions). Mr. Miller also led Celebrity Expeditions, a collection of outstanding and unique tours around the World.

Michael Bonner
Mr. Bonner has over a decade of experience working in the cruise industry in a variety of roles for both Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. and Viking River Cruises. Most recently, Mr. Bonner was the Chief Operating Officer for The Scholar Ship, a Royal Caribbean program aimed at providing college students onboard educational programs in conjunction with enriching shore excursions around the world. Mr. Bonner also helped co-manage Viking River Cruises U.S. Operations, and he ran the corporate, strategic, and deployment planning functions at Royal Caribbean. While at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was responsible for forming Royal Celebrity Tours, Royal Caribbean's land-based tour operation in Alaska, which takes cruise passengers on multiple day tours through the interior of Alaska either before or after their cruises. Prior to working at Royal Caribbean, Mr. Bonner was a consultant for Booz Allen & Hamilton.
Starting At
$55.00 USD
Per Person
 
Tour Type
Group
 
Group Size
Standard
 
Activity Type(s)
Cultural
 
Tour Duration
3 Hours
 
Activity Level
Moderate
 
Tour Leaves From
A taxi or shuttle (not included) is required to reach your departure location
 
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
 
Special Instructions
As you will be visiting a religious site, shoulders and knees must be covered. Sensible, rubber-soled walking shoes, sunglasses, and sunscreen is recommended.
 
Restrictions
This tour is not wheelchair accessible.

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