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.
OVERVIEW: Experience the spectacular Amalfi coast from the waters of the Mediterranean during your scenic roundtrip cruise. Then drive to Pompeii for a guided tour of the famous ruins.
HIGHLIGHTS: Cruise in a motor launch to view the most famous coast in all of Italy. Then wander the narrow streets of the charming town of Amalfi. Stroll through the ruins of Pompeii, one of the world's most amazing archaeological wonders. Lunch is included.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over cobblestone and even and uneven ground with steep inclines and approximately 20 - 25 steps and the site is not wheelchair accessible.
OVERVIEW: Enjoy a front-row seat to spectacular scenery along the Amalfi coast including a visit to the town of Amalfi and the fascinating ruins of Pompeii.
HIGHLIGHTS: Drive along the Amalfi coast and visit the town of Amalfi with time to stroll the narrow streets to the Piazza del Duomo. Explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii, destroyed in 79 AD and covered with 20 feet of volcanic ash and pumice during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The city is preserved in time and is one of the most famous excavation sites in the world. Lunch will be served on the Amalfi Coast.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 miles over cobblestones and uneven ground. Pompeii is not wheelchair accessible.
Enjoy sunny Sorrento's Lido Beach with an ice cream that's been handcrafted by YOU! Leave the scenic Bay of Naples behind as you make your way towards the Sorrentine Peninsula. Next stop sunny Sorrento. This delightful town has a wonderfully warm climate and breathtaking views. Enjoy a walk through the main centre before you take a lift to the golden sands of Lido Beach. Here you're left to unwind for the next three hours swim, relax on a complimentary sunbed or savour the local cuisine.
OVERVIEW: See the highlights of Italy's southern gateway - from an ancient city's ruins to a breathtaking coastal town and an idyllic resort isle.
HIGHLIGHTS: Take a boat to Capri to shop and explore. Visit Sorrento for lunch at a typical restaurant and finally it's on to explore the ancient ruins of Pompeii, an archaeological wonder preserved by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
NOTES: There is extensive walking involved over cobblestones and uneven ground in Pompeii (1.5 miles) and approximately 1 mile of walking over cobblestone surfaces in Capri. Guests will be on their feet up to 90 minutes at any given time. Pompeii and the funicular in Capri are not wheelchair accessible.
OVERVIEW: This tour is designed for fulltime wheelchair users who would like to enjoy the sights of Naples, one of Italy's oldest cities. In Naples' historic city center, guests will see old-world architecture and historical of this capital city of the Campania region.
HIGHLIGHTS: Tour Naples in comfort and see the 13th century fortress of Castle Nuovo, Piazza della Borsa and Piazza Plebiscito. Enjoy a view of the city from atop Posillipo Hill and pass by the Port of Mergellina.
NOTES: The vehicle used on this excursion is adapted with an access ramp (or lift where available) to accommodate a limited number of wheelchairs.
OVERVIEW: This tour is designed to deliver the highlights of the Amalfi Coast on an intimate tour with a maximum of 16 guests per mini-bus.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Pompeii, one of the world's most amazing archaeological wonders. Stroll through the fabled town of Sorrento with views of Naples Bay. Enjoy free time to explore the quaint boutiques in the picturesque seaside town Positano. Lunch with wine is included. Time permitting; you'll stop at a cameo factory.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 miles over cobblestones and uneven ground in Pompeii and steep hills in Positano.
OVERVIEW: Visit the fascinating ancient ruins of Pompeii. The city is preserved in time and has become one of the most famous excavation sites in the world. You will get the feel for what life was like nearly 2,000 years ago. You'll see the artifacts, architecture and frescos preserved in this Roman city by the eruption of Mt. Versuvius in 79 AD.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore one of the world's most amazing archaeological wonders at Pompeii.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over cobblestone and rocky streets. There is a steep incline at the entrance with 20 - 25 steps. Pompeii is not wheelchair accessible.
- Overview: See the highlights of the idyllic resort isle of Capri and discover panoramic vistas, amazing gardens, remarkable natural beauty and world-class shopping.
- Highlights: Enjoy a 50-minute cruise through Naples Bay to the Island of Capri and to visit Villa San Michele, La Piazzetta, and Augustus Gardens.
- Notes: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over rough stone and cobblestone streets with 10 - 15 steps and will be on their feet up to 90 minutes at a time. The funicular in Capri is not wheelchair accessible. Inclement weather and rough seas may cause seasickness on the boat to/from Capri so guests should take the necessary precautions.
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.