Civitavecchia is a major port city on the western Italian coast, north-west of Rome. The city is most known as a jump – off point for boats to European locations including as Sicily, Sardinia, and Barcelona, as well as a port of call for cruise liners wishing to visit Rome.
This city, though not a tourist attraction in of itself, does offer some interesting sights to see if you have an hour or two to kill before your departure. Amazingly, Tsunenaga, a samurai, will lead the first part of this free tour! His structure stands at the port’s entryway to memorialize his voyage to the city over a 400 years ago, as well as to reflect the port’s worldwide nature and ambition for trade and cultural interchange. Reality sights of fisherman on the dock offering their newly caught fish can be seen while wandering around the famous ancient Roman port. You will be transported to the lovely downtown area after viewing several other features of the harbor, such as a stronghold built by Michelangelo (Forte Michelangelo), a fountain constructed by Vanvitelli, and the city edifices.
This Civitavecchia Free Original Walking Tour is an incredible walk and will take you to visit and explore intriguing sights, churches, and memorials in the city. However, there is a hidden treasure: a private flat with a room filled with artworks by the great Raphael! We shall meet at the starting point: the Samurai statue, and as we leave the centre through small streets, we will return to the starting point: the Samurai statue as well.
In this free walking tour, we will visit the following locations: State Roman port of Hasekura Tsunenaga, The medieval castle, Vanvitelli Fountain, Michelangelo’s fortification, San Francisco Cathedral, and Raphael’s artworks in the city center!
✔ Professional guide
✘ Food and drinks, unless specified
Departure Point: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 00053 Civitavecchia RM, Italy
Return Details: Piazza Vittorio Emanuele, 00053 Civitavecchia RM, Italy
Amazing! In Civitavecchia, there is a free walking tour! In this Civitavecchia Original Free Walking Tour, we will take you on a tour of the Old City’s history, which is the literal meaning of Civitavecchia (Civita = City, Vecchia = Ancient).
When you visit Civitavecchia’s principal sights and landmarks, you will travel through over 2000 years of its existence, from the Roman era to the Medieval Era, from the Renaissance to the Second World War.
Interestingly, Tsunenaga, a samurai, will lead the first part of this free tour! His monument is at the port’s gateway to remember his journey to the city more than 400 years ago, as well as to reflect the port’s global nature and mission for commercial and cultural interchange. True life sights of fisherman on the dock displaying their catch can be seen while strolling around the ancient ruins of the Roman port.
This experience requires good weather. If the tour is canceled because of poor weather, you’ll be offered or you can also choose a different date.
This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If the tour is canceled because the minimum numbers of participants aren’t met, you’ll be offered or you can also choose a different date.