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.
This tour will give you flavors of the whole area, including guided visits of Nice and Eze. The drive from and back to Villefranche is made on the very scenic Middle and Lower Corniche roads along the coast. A seated lunch in restaurant in Eze is included.
OVERVIEW: Discover Cannes, Grasse and St-Paul, three famous jewels of the French Côte d'Azur.
HIGHLIGHTS: Relax on a scenic drive along the coast passing by the Promenade des Anglais in Nice. Enjoy a guided walking tour of downtown Cannes and free time for independent exploration. Delight in lunch at a local restaurant in Cannes. Visit a perfume factory in Grasse with time an opportunity to shop for perfumes, soaps and cream. In St-Paul de Vence, you'll enjoy free time to explore the old streets filled with boutiques and art galleries.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles with steep inclines and 10-15 steps. The medieval village of St-Paul is not wheelchair accessible.
You'll go to both landmarks of the Principality of Monaco, Old Monaco and Monte Carlo. In Monaco (the Rock) you'll enjoy a guided walking tour of the old town and some free time to explore its colorful arched streets. In Montecarlo you'll see the outside of the world famous Grand Casino and get free time to explore the area on your own. The drive from and back to Villefranche is made via the very scenic Middle and Lower Corniche roads along the coast.
Please contact the Shore Excursion Department at firstname.lastname@example.org to review full details on this tour. Tour must be booked in advance of the cruise in order to secure equipment and departure time.
OVERVIEW: Take in the scenic splendor of three of the French Riviera's most intriguing cities, Nice, Eze, and Monaco, with scenic drives of the coast via the Middle and Lower Corniche roads.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided walking tour through the flower markets in Nice. Visit the charming medieval village of Eze and enjoy lunch there. See the Rock of Monaco, an ancient walled city overlooking the sea and enjoy free time at the famous Casino Square in Monte Carlo.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 2 miles on cobblestone surfaces with steep inclines and 100+ steps. Entrances fees for the casino are not included. Eze, Old Monaco and Monte Carlo cannot be accessed easily by wheelchair.
OVERVIEW: Designed for guests who want to explore the highlights of the Principality of Monaco and Eze village, this tour includes an inside visit of the Grand Casino of Monte Carlo.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided bus tour through Nice. See the Rock of Monaco and Prince's Palace Square. Enjoy lunch in Casino Square and a guided visit inside the Grand Casino of Monte Carlo as well as free time to shop, gamble, or explore. Visit Eze, the old medieval uphill village.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles on cobblestone surfaces with steep inclines and 100+ steps. Entrances fees for the casino are included. Eze, Old Monaco and Monte Carlo cannot be accessed easily on wheelchai
OVERVIEW: This is an escorted transfer to one of the major touristic landmarks of the French Riviera, Cannes. You will have up to 4 hours in Cannes for independent exploring.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy up to 4 hours of free time downtown Cannes. Optional short guided walking tour of Cannes. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of the French Riviera.
Notes: This tour being an "On Your Own", walking in Cannes is mostly at guest's discretion. Lunch is not included.
OVERVIEW: This is an escorted transfer to one of major touristic landmarks of the French Riviera, Monaco. You will have approximately 4 hours of free time in Monaco for independent exploring.
This tour does not stop in Monte Carlo and its Casino square. Lunch is not included,.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy up to 4 hours of free time in Old Monaco. Enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of the French Riviera.
NOTES: This tour being an "On Your Own", walking in Monaco is mostly at guests' discretion.
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.