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Shore Excursions in Italy from the main italian ports

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Stop At: Porto di Livorno, Via Arsenale, 8, 57123 Livorno LI, Italy

Picking you up at 08.00 am., in front of the ship, will drive you to Pisa, 30 minutes far from Livorno Port, which was a Roman City and then in the
Medieval time, thanks to some important Pisan Families, became such a
beautiful town, another "jewel" of Tuscany: All the 3 most important things are in "The Miracles Field": The Baptistery, the Duomo and the "Leaning" Tower. Possibility to climb the Leaning Tower, prepurchasing the tkts, since 25 days in advance, on the "Opapisa" site, for a 09.15 or 09.30 a.m. climb!
Will drive then, within 1 hour to Florence.
One of the world's most important cultural and historical city is Florence:
Will start the Tour from Michelangelo Square where you have a breathtaking
view over the City of Florence. Will keep driving to Santa Croce Square, where many leather shops are and possibility to visit the Church (Euro 8 each), where all the most important italian artists are buried: (Michelangelo, Galilei, Ugo Foscolo, ecc). Will drive then, if you like, to the Academia Museum (closed on Monday) to see the David by Michelangelo (You should pre purchase the tkts on line to avoid the queue, for a noon entrance, finding the official link in our site's home page). Driving then around the city will stop in the Duomo area to visit it, Giotto Bell Tower, the Signoria Square and Palace, The Old Bridge. You will have free time at disposal for shopping (good leather and gold) and lunch (not incld in the rate) (your Driver will suggest you nice places for a typical local lunch, not incld in the tour rate) or on your own.
Around 03.45 p.m. will drive you to taste the best "gelato" in town and then
will drive back to Livorno Port, in order to drop you off in front of the ship around 05.00 p.m.

Duration: 9 hours

Stop At: Civitavecchia Port, 00053, Civitavecchia Italy

Suggested Tour:
Our Driver will pick you up at Civitavecchia Port at 08.00 a.m. waiting for you in front of the ship, by Mercedes or similar A/C Vehicle, to drive you to Rome (1.20 hrs).
Once in Rome the first stop will be the Colosseum, where you will have the possibility to visit it inside, prepurchasing the tickets (finding the official link in our site's home page), with a specific entrance time between 09.50 and 10.30 am. (appx. waiting time 10-15 mnts) or just walk outside of it. From the Colosseum will keep driving to Aventine Hill where we will stop for a nice view to Palatine Hill with its Emperor Houses and the Circus Maximus down below. Will drive then to another of the 7 hills of Rome called Capitoline, where you have a breathtaking view on the Roman Forum, the old city center, then will drive to Venice Square passing by Victor Emanuel Monument, known as the "Wedding cake" for a picture stop and then will arrive at the Pantheon. Time to visit this amazing Ist C. B.C. Temple, now a Church, where Victor Emanuel II and Raphael paintor are buried and then will drive to the most famous fountain of Rome, Trevi, in order to throw your coin inside. Spanish Steps passing by on the way towards the Vatican, where before visiting it, will stop for lunch (not incld) in a typical restaurant, suggested by your Driver or free time for lunch on your own. After lunch will drive you to the Vatican Museum (closed on Sunday) where you can visit it, the Sistine Chapel and St. Peter's Basilica by yourselves or by hiring, at extra cost, a licensed English speaking Guide, who will take you inside for a private 2 hours tour, at addtl cost (We suggest you to pre purchase the Vatican Museum Tickets, since 2 months in advance, at the following site in order to "Skip" the line: for a 02.00 p.m. (14.00) entrance. The cost is Euro 21 each adult and Euro 12 each kid from 6 to 18 yrs).
At the end of the Vatican Tour, around 04.00 p.m. you will be driven back to Civitavecchia Port and dropped off at 05.00 p.m. appx. in front of the ship again.

Duration: 9 hours

Stop At: Porto Di Napoli, Piazzetta di Porto, 80133 Napoli NA, Italy

Suggested Tour:
(Please note that due to traffic jams your driver may change the order of the itinerary).
Our driver will Pick you up at 08.00 a.m. at Naples Port, by Mercedes or similar A/C Vehicle, waiting for you in front of the Ship, to drive you to the Amalfi Coast (Positano), Sorrentinan Coast (Sorrento) and in addition to Pompeii, for a wonderful 9 hours Guided Tour and at the end will drop you off again in front of the Ship:
You will be driven to Positano, along the Sorrentinan and Amalfi Coast, with some stops on the way for amazing pictures, this very nice Village whose name came from "Poseidon" (The Greek God). You will have free time to walk through the narrow street full of local fashion shops and outdoor cafes. From Positano, will drive back towards Sorrento, where you will visit the medieval section of the city with lots of shopping opportunities: Cameos, inlaid wood works, leather accessories, ceramics and the "Limoncello" Liquor. Your driver will give you tips where to go for a fantastic typical lunch (not incld) and the best "Gelato" (ice cream) in town.
After lunch, shopping and visit, will keep driving back towards Pompeii where you will spend 2 hours visiting the best roman town left, guided (if you like) by a local licensed Guide for a private Tour (Optional), who can be booked in advance (Tkt cost of Euro 15 each adult not incld).
At the end of the tour, around 04.30 p.m. you will be driven back to the Port of Naples and will be dropped off in front of the ship by 05.00 p.m.

Duration: 9 hours
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had an awesome tour with these guys. Our guide was Laura she was very helpful and accommodating with our needs. There was four of us in the Mercedes van and she new all the good spots for photos and times to go. We got great...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Chris B
Reviewed 19 July 2019

Being a family of five with two teenagers (14 and 16) and three adults, it was tough in regards to money, interests and time when booking a shore excursion for our cruise's (Norwegian Epic) ports of Civitavecchia and Livorno. Since I am a planner, I...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 15 July 2019

First time trip to Italy for our family of 8. From the very first email to this company to the end of our trip, we had nothing but excellent relations. Monica, the administrator and person of contact, was wonderful and so patient with all of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank kmf628
Reviewed 9 July 2019

I found this company on TripAdvisor and based off the reviews I decided to go out on a limb and book tours for all three of the Italian ports on our Norwegian Epic Western Mediterranean cruise. It turned out to be a great decision. The...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 5 July 2019

We just came back with Royal Caribbean cruise. On Livorno port, we had terrible experience with the bus driver and the tour girl. They were very rude and mean. On the port, the bus driver on purposely honk loudly to a kid who were just...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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shoreexcursions, Proprietario at Shore Excursions in Italy - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Please be aware that "Franco Bullera Bus Tour" in Livorno is NOT a company related to Shore Excursions in Italy.net and never cooperated with us!!! Someone has posted this in a wrong profile!!

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26 June 2019|
Response from Carlo C |
Hi thanks for your inquiry! We would be pleased to provide you a licensed guide for a private walking tour. On request head phones can be provided at extra costi. Do not hesitate to send us an e mail
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