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Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion By Train

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Europe Disabled Travel Advice, Accessible Tours Hotels, Accessible Holidays, Disabled Guided Tours By www.sagetraveling.com. Rome is a mix of ancient ruins, Renaissance beauty, and a modern metropolis. Sage Traveling will help you. Here we have provided accessibility review for the Rome highlights accessible excursion by Train.

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Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion By Train

  1. 1. Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion by Trainwww.sagetraveling.com/rome-highlights-accessible-excursion-by-train
  2. 2. After catching the 9:19 am train from Civitavecchia, you will be met at theRome Termini train station by your private tour guide. A quick accessiblebus ride will bring you to the city center where you’ll start your accessibleRome walking tour. The guide can push manual wheelchair users on this 5hour that visits all the main sights in the Rome city center. www.sagetraveling.com
  3. 3. The Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion begins with two of the mostfamous Roman ruins that you’ll find anywhere. The Roman Forum was thelocation of the government, and the Colosseum was the location of theentertainment. You’ll continue your tour on a wheelchair friendly sidewalkto the Victor Emanuel Monument. www.sagetraveling.com
  4. 4. After you leave Piazza Venezia, you’ll venture into the heart of Romewhere you’ll encounter some accessibility challenges in the form ofomnipresent cobblestones. Your tour will follow the most wheelchiarfriendly route while you visit the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, theFountain of Four Rivers, and more. www.sagetraveling.com
  5. 5. Accessible bus tickets and accessible train tickets are included in the priceof this excursion. The Colosseum entrance tickets are free if the client canproduce a medical certificate with states 75% disability or a driver’slicense which has a D marked on it. Disabled tour participants should carrysome certificate or document stating their disability. Otherwise getting afree ticket in the Colosseum & Roman Forum is a matter of luck on whatthe officer at the ticket counter has to say. www.sagetraveling.com
  6. 6. During your Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion by Train, you will havetime to stop in a wheelchair accessible restaurant for an authentic Romanlunch! www.sagetraveling.com
  7. 7. Your actual itinerary of the Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion by Trainwill be adjusted to avoid crowds based on the timing and date of yourvisit. You might visit the St. Peter’s Basilica first or you might visit theVatican museums first. The schedule has been optimized to give you agreat day of sightseeing in Rome. Times below are approximate.• 7:45 – Disembark cruise ship and travel by bus or walk/roll to Civitavecchia train station• 8:41 – Depart Civitavecchia train station• 10:00 – Tour guide greets you at Rome’s Termini train station• 10:30 – Arrive at Roman ruins via wheelchair accessible bus• 12:30 – Break for lunch at an accessible Italian restaurant• 13:30 – Resume tour of central Rome• 16:30 – Finish tour of central Rome• 16:45 – Arrive at Rome’s Termini train station• 17:10 – Depart from Rome’s Termini train station• 17:55 – Arrive Civitavecchia train station• 18:30 – Board cruise ship www.sagetraveling.com
  8. 8. This tour will work if your cruise ship departs at 7 pm or later. If yourcruise ship departs earlier, you will probably need to take the shorterAncient Rome Wheelchair Accessible Cruise Excursion instead. If youwould like to include the Vatican in your tour, you will need to use awheelchair accessible van to quickly bring you between the sites….theBest of Accessible Rome Cruise Excursion would be your best option. www.sagetraveling.com
  9. 9. IMPORTANT NOTES:- It will take approximately 30 minutes to get from thecruise dock to the Civitavecchia train station.• You will need to arrive at the Civitavecchia train station 30 minutes in advance to get assistance onto the train. We will reserve assistance boarding the train and your accessible train tickets.• Note that there are no tour refunds if you miss the train. Consequently, you may want to build in at least 30 minutes of extra time to get to the Civitavecchia train station. www.sagetraveling.com
  10. 10. • If you miss your scheduled train, you will need to call your tour guide. You might be able to take a later train and still take part of your tour.• The cost of the guided tour is non-refundable if you are unable to meet the tour guide on time. This includes unexpected delays from cruise ship delays, train strikes, and accessibility changes. If you do not want to worry about the port shuttle and the train, you can book one of our Rome accessible van cruise excursions and the guide will meet you at the ship.• If your cruise ship arrives earlier than 8:00 and you would like to get an earlier start, please let us know so we can book you on an earlier train.• If your cruise ship departs earlier than 19:00 (many depart at 18:00), please notify us so we can book you on an earlier return train to Civitavecchia. www.sagetraveling.com
  11. 11. Tour Highlights• Roman Forum• Colosseum• Forum of Julius Caesar• Victor Emanuel Monument• Piazza Campidoglio• Trevi Fountain• Pantheon• Fountain of Four Rivers• Temple of Hadrian• Palace of Napoleon Bonaparte• Church of Twelve Apostles• Montecittorio www.sagetraveling.com
  12. 12. Accessibility DescriptionThe Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion by Train has a 3 Star SageAccessibility Rating because it is accessible to wheelchair users althoughthey may need assistance at the Civitavecchia cruise dock getting onto theport shuttle. Your route will likely include some of the uneven terrain in theRoman Forum as well as cobblestones near the Trevi Fountain andPantheon. If you need a more accessible tour, the accessible Rome drivingexcursions require less walking/rolling between sights. www.sagetraveling.com
  13. 13. Your excursion begins with disembarking your cruise ship and getting ontothe Civitavecchia port shuttle. It is a low floor bus but does not have awheelchair ramp (photo of bus shown on the left). The photo on the rightshows the wheelchair accessible exit to the Civitavecchia cruise port. www.sagetraveling.com
  14. 14. The route between the port exit and the Civitavecchia train station isshown below. You can wait for a bus or walk/roll the 600 meters (usuallyquicker). www.sagetraveling.com
  15. 15. This accessible Rome excursion utilizes the accessible entrance to theCivitavecchia train station (shown in the photo on the left). It includes awheelchair lift to get onto the train at the Civitavecchia train station(shown on the right). We will reserve assistance for you to get onto thetrain….you just need to give one of the train station staff members yourname! www.sagetraveling.com
  16. 16. We will reserve handicapped accessible seats for you. They will be locatedon the train car that has an accessible toilet. www.sagetraveling.com
  17. 17. When you arrive at Rome Termini train station, a train station staffmember will meet you with a special vehicle to transport you the 850meters to the Sale Blu office. Your officially-licensed tour guide will meetyou at the Sale Blu office. www.sagetraveling.com
  18. 18. Your tour guide will bring you to one of the wheelchair accessible busesthat travel to the Rome city center. Your guide will have already purchasedyour bus tickets. www.sagetraveling.com
  19. 19. When visiting the Colosseum with a disability, your tour guide will escortyou past the long line of visitors to the entrance. To visit the upper level ofthe Colosseum, your guide will use the wheelchair ramp (shown on theright) that leads to the elevator. www.sagetraveling.com
  20. 20. An accessible visit to the Roman Forum is possible using the wheelchair liftshown in the photo of the right. Your tour guide will bring you along aroute that avoids the severely uneven ancient cobblestones (shown in thepicture on the right). www.sagetraveling.com
  21. 21. After visiting the Roman Forum, you’ll enter the city center where thecobblestones may provide wheelchair users with a bumpy ride! The RomeHighlights Accessible Excursion by Train will utilize the wheelchairaccessible ramp at the Pantheon (shown in the photo on the right). www.sagetraveling.com
  22. 22. The tour route on the Rome Highlights Accessible Excursion by Train willavoid the sidewalks in Rome that have numerous steps (shown in thephoto on the left). When you visit the Trevi Fountain, your tour guide willhelp manage the huge crowds and get you a good view of the magnificentfountain by Nicola Salvi. www.sagetraveling.com
  23. 23. Tour Details Tour duration: 7 hours with tour guide. 10.5 hours including round-trip train transportation. Cost: 710 euro for 1 or 2 people. 785 euro for 3 or 4 people. 860 euro for 5 or 6 people. * 100 euro off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package. Days of the week the tour is offered: Every day except Sunday (Sistine Chapel and Vatican Museums are closed) Meet-up time: You need to catch the 8:41 am Civitavecchia to Rome train. The tour guide will meet you at the Rome Termini train station at 10:00 am. Meet-up place: Sale Blu disabled passenger office in Rome’s Termini train station. www.sagetraveling.com
  24. 24. Tour Details Dress code: Covered knees and shoulders Maximum number of people on tour: The train and bus can fit two wheelchairs and many able-bodied passengers. Entrance tickets: Not included. Some entrance tickets are free for disabled visitors if they have an ID card from their home country stating the percent of their disability. Otherwise the ticket to the Colosseum & Roman Forum is 12 euro per person. Cancellation policy: 100% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, no refund with less than 4 days notice. Not included: Entrance tickets, snacks/meals, and gratuities. www.sagetraveling.com
  25. 25.  We look forward to making your accessible dream vacation a reality!  Call Us: 1-888-645-7920 Contact us at info@sagetraveling.comwww.sagetraveling.com/rome-highlights-accessible-excursion-by-train

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