Cruise Port of Civitavecchia near Rome Italy
Going on cruise ? Overnight accommodation situated near the Port of Rome in Italy.
Port of Civitavecchia is today a major sea cruise and ferry port, the main starting point for sea connection from central Italy to Sardinia, Sicily, Tunis, Barcelona and Mediterranean Cruises.
Location -- Civitavecchia has been the port of Rome since Emperor Trajan's time in A.D. 108. It is about 1 1/2 to 2 hours by taxi transfer or bus transfer from Rome's city centre (depending on traffic).
Booking a pre-or post cruise hotel close at or near your port of embarkation is always the best solution. We help you plan your stay and have selected several hotels ideally located close to ship terminal.
Relevant information and Must See in Rome
Major Cruise Lines depart from the port of Civitavecchia like Carnival Cruise Line, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Celebrity Cruises, MSC Cruises, Princess Cruises, Costa Cruises, Holland America Line, ...
Situated centrally between Rome and the heart of Etruria, Civitavecchia has been a particularly favoured tourist destination since the 19th century. Sixty kilometres from its port, the gates of Rome, the Eternal City, open to allow tourists admire the splendour of Italy's artistic and historic greatness.
Address -- Molo Vespucci 00053 Civitavecchia, Rome, Italy, IT, Europe
Hotels near Train Stations -- Why not travel around Italy by train. We can offer you the cheapest rates for hotels in Italy close to a train station.
Air Connections -- Roma is served by three airports, of which the main two are owned by Aeroporti di Roma. The intercontinental Leonardo Da Vinci International Airport is Italy's chief airport; it is more commonly known as "Fiumicino airport", as it is located within the territory of the nearby comune of Fiumicino, south-west of the city centre. The older Rome Ciampino Airport is a joint civilian and military airport; it is more commonly referred to as "Ciampino Airport", as it is located within Roman territory near the border with the comune of Ciampino, south-east of the city centre. A third airport, the Aeroporto dell'Urbe, is a small, low-traffic airport located about 6 km north of the city centre, which handles most helicopter and private flights.
The cruise Port of Civitavecchia is 50km from the Fiumicino International Airport.
Must See in Rome
Colosseum -- Rome’s iconic Colosseum was built by Emperor Vespasian in 72 A.D. on the site of Nero’s palace. The Colosseum entertained Romans with spectacles and contests until the fall of the empire. Since then, it’s served as a cemetery, castle, convent, and quarry.
MAXXI -- the National Museum of Twenty-First Century Arts. This museum opened in the summer of 2010 and shows from artists such as South African William Kentridge and Michelangelo Pistoletto. The lovely alfresco café and an excellent bookshop are housed in the facing building—one Hadid preserved from the original plan of the square.
Pantheon -- iconic Pantheon waas dedicated to all the gods by Marcus Agrippa in 27 B.C.. The building located in centro storico has twice burned and been rebuilt before assuming its current appearance under the reign of Hadrian. It was conversed to a church in 609 A.D.. Ever since, its architecture has impressed visitors including Michelangelo.
Some popular lodging next to ships
This beachside hotel in Civitavecchia, with beautiful views over the sea and tourist harbour, is only 40 minutes from Rome and Leonardo da Vinci Airport.
This historic hotel is composed of 41 fully-equipped rooms and a 150-capacity conference room with the newest technology, including the possibility of multilingual translation.
Hotel Traiano is an ultramodern three-star superior hotel located right in the heart of the city, not far from the cruise ship terminal for cruises out of Civitavecchia Italy.