Cruises in Rome
Rome, the Eternal City, is renowned for its ancient monuments, overwhelming history, and vibrant local culture. Visit the awe-inspiring Colosseum, explore the Vatican City, or toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain. Although Rome doesn't have its own cruise port, the nearby Civitavecchia serves as the gateway to this iconic city for Mediterranean and European cruise passengers. Rome's remarkable blend of history, art, and delicious cuisine make it an essential destination for anyone visiting Europe.
Welcome to Rome, the eternal city! Centrally located in the Italian Peninsula, with a population of approximately 2.8 million, Rome, the capital of Italy, covers an impressive 1,285 square kilometres of history, culture, and enchantment. On average, cruises to this destination last between 7 to 10 days, offering countless opportunities for discovery. Renowned cruise lines such as Holland America, Princess Cruises, and Norwegian Cruise Line frequent Rome due to its globally celebrated attractions and allure. A cruise holiday in Rome is, on average, moderately priced, with a variety of packages catering to different budgets, making it an unmissable addition to your travel bucket list.
Rome's plethora of attractions makes it a must-visit destination for history enthusiasts and architecture admirers alike. Top sights include:
⭐ Cruise Prune's Highlight: Our favorite is The Vatican with its rich historical and religious significance; it's an absolute marvel.
Experience Rome in a day with our tailored itineraries that provide a fantastic glimpse into the city's heart and soul.
⭐ Cruise Prune's Highlight: We recommend the history-focused itinerary. The rich history that Rome encapsulates is best experienced this way.
Get a true taste of Rome by indulging in its local cuisine. Must-try dishes include Carbonara, Pizza Romana, and Gelato.
⭐ Cruise Prune's Highlight: We highly recommend Carbonara - a creamy pasta dish that encapsulates the flavors of Rome.
Experience the authentic Roman lifestyle in its vibrant neighborhoods such as Trastevere, interact with local artisans at Mercato Centrale, or visit a classic Roman trattoria. Rome is a city where past and present intertwine seamlessly. From its ancient ruins, iconic landmarks, to its culinary delights and fashion legacy, the Roman culture is indeed captivating.
⭐ Cruise Prune's Highlight: Strolling through Trastevere allows you to soak in the local lifestyle, enjoy the rustic charm of cobblestone streets, and perhaps even experience an impromptu street performance!
As the idiom goes, 'when in Rome, do as the Romans do'. We at Cruise Prune believe that every journey should be as smooth as possible for our esteemed vacationers. Let us ease your exploration of Rome with these essential tips.
The local currency used is Euro (€). However, major credit cards are typically accepted. Rome is quite a safe city, but as in any prominent city, tourists should beware of potential pickpockets. Moving around Rome can be a delightful experience with numerous transportation options including buses, trams, taxis, or even just walking. Moreover, Romans are warm and welcoming, but abiding by their etiquettes can make your visit even more pleasant.
For those looking to take a piece of Rome back home, we've compiled this small list of classic Roman souvenirs:
⭐ Cruise Prune's Highlight: Grasp the essence of Rome by bringing back Murano Glass crafted with centuries-old methods.
We understand you may have questions regarding your journey to Rome. To paint a clearer picture of what to expect, we have addressed the most common inquiries below:
Responsible tourism can make a world of difference, especially in a city as treasured as Rome. We strongly promote eco-friendly practices amongst our patrons and encourage supporting local businesses.
Rome's port, the Civitavecchia Port, extends a warm welcome to every cruise traveler. It isn't just a gateway to Rome but a destination in itself with several facilities and attractions.
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