Make the most of your vacation with a shore and land excursion that appeals to your interests. Knowledgeable, professional guides lead all excursions and offer special insights into the culture, history, wildlife, and geology of each destination. Discover first-hand how islanders went about the business of growing, harvesting and refining sugar in 18th century Barbados. Take an invigorating mush across a snow-covered glacier aboard an Alaskan dogsled. Or stroll through the maze of tiny streets in Mykonos, the birthplace of Apollo.
Tour will proceed towards Barbate de la Frontera Village to the most emblematic activities of the strait of Gibraltar, La Almadraba. Enjoy explanation at the Almadraba Tuna Interpretation Center & listen & view an exhibition of Red Tuna. After the center visit, proceed to the Barbate's port to board a small boat to follow the "Atlantic Route." The route takes you to Conil de la Frontera, a typical Spanish fishing village. Enjoy some free time (approx. 30 mins) to explore city on own before return drive to ship. Note: must walk approx. 0.5 mile over various even & cobblestone surfaces, inclines & several steps in/out of the boat. Please view full description for complete details.
Tour allows you to enjoy view of La Sierra de Cadiz on way to Zahara. In sea paddling activity on Zahara Lake, you will see many areas along route that can only be appreciated from a small boat or canoe. This is a fun adventure for experienced & novices in a safe, stable one or two-seater open boat. Upon arrival at the launch site, receive safety gear & basic paddling techniques. Note: Children must be at least 10 year of age & comfortable handling a canoe & being in the water. Guests will have to walk approximately 365 metres and canoe for approx 2 hrs & should be aware that they may get wet. See complete description for full details.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy a guided panoramic tour of Cádiz and its bay by motor coach and on foot. Witness important monuments and landmarks with commentary along the way.
HIGHLIGHTS: Experience the highlights of the city of Cádiz through a guided walking tour and narrated panoramic bus ride. Visit the cathedral and view its interiors, ranging from 18th-century Baroque to 19th-century neo-classical styles.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles (approximately 2.5 hours) over even surfaces with 15 to 25 steps.
Tour proceeds through the old city & bay area. Guide will point out highlights such as Santo Domingo Church, Old Royal Prison, Roman Theatre, etc. Take the old road to Jerez de La Frontera. Proceed with short walking tour through city centre & see exteriors of Alcazar, Cathedral & Plaza Arenal before stopping at the cellars. At the cellars, follow explanations of the process of wine making. Guests will enjoy a sherry tasting with light snacks before the coach heads back to the ship. Note: must walk approx. 1 mile over even surfaces with few steps, comfortable shoes recommended. Tour sequence may vary but covering all mentioned sights.
Please contact the Shore Excursion Department at email@example.com to review full details on this tour. Tour must be booked in advance of the cruise in order to secure equipment and departure time.
You'll drive to Jerez de la Frontera to visit wine cellar where process for sherry wines is explained during guided tour. Afterward, tasting of types of sherry is offered. Reboard coach & proceed to entrance of Royal Andalusia School of Equestrian Arts. There best horses learn to dance to music. View facilities & admire horses & trainers as they perform routine training exercises & program during rehearsal. Note: must walk approx 1.5 miles over flat, sandy & cobblestone surfaces, 10-15 steps. Camera & video photography are not permitted at Real Escuela Andaluza de Arte Escuestre. Tour order may vary. Have approx 15 mins of free time. Drive between Cadiz & Jerez is approx 45 mins each way.
Proceed to Jerez de la Frontera You'll visit wine cellar where time-honored blending process will be explained during guided tour. Afterwards, tasting of 2 types of sherry & fino will be offered. You'll visit a rehearsal of Real Escuela Andaluza de Arte Ecuestre where horses show how to dance to locally composed music. View facilities & admire creatures & their skilled trainers as they perform. Note: must walk approx 2.4 kms over flat, sandy & cobblestone surfaces with 10 - 15 steps. Camera & video photography are not permitted at Real Escuela Andaluza de Arte Escuestre. Tour order may vary. Have approx 15 mins of free time.
OVERVIEW: Seville's colorful history is revealed during your exploration of the old and the new sides of one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. The highlight of the tour is a guided tour of the largest church in the world.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical city center of Seville. Visit the largest church in the world with its 45 carved scenes from the life of Christ. Savor lunch in a local restaurant. Relax on a panoramic coach tour of newer cosmopolitan Seville.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 to 2 miles over even and cobblestone surfaces with 15 to 25 steps. Travel time to/from Seville is approx. 1.75 hours each way.
Begin with drive north to Seville that has 3rd largest Cathedral in Christendom & other monuments such as Reales Alcazares or Casa de Pilatos. Included is walking visit of Santa Cruz Quarter. Later, panoramic drive shows other parts of Seville. Relevant monuments such as Torre del Oro & La Giralda Tower are seen & at end of tour, a stop is made at Plaza de Espana. Note: must walk approx 1.5 - 2 miles over even and cobblestone surfaces, 15 - 25 steps. Tour sequence may vary. Flash photos not permitted in Cathedral. Shorts or bare shoulders not permitted in Cathedral. Please dress conservatively. Drive from Cadiz to Seville is approx 1.75 hrs each way.
Important: Please remember you have up to 4 days prior to your sail date to purchase your regular shore excursions online. If you are within the 4 days, you will then need to purchase your shore excursions onboard; land excursions would need to be purchased directly through your Tour Director on the land portion of the Alaska Cruisetour. For example, if you are sailing on October 18, you can make Shore & Land Excursion purchases online until October 13.