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.
Combine a guided visit of some of Rome's treasured highlights with free time to explore, shop and have lunch on your own and at your own pace. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy an outside visit of the Colosseum, the symbol of Rome, and inside visits of St. Peter in Chain, an exterior visit of St. Peter's Basilica where you'll enjoy more than 2 hours of free time for exploration. The guide will use headsets to provide commentary. NOTES: Travel time to and from Rome is about 1 1/2 hours each way. This tour is not suggested for guests with walking difficulties or those using a wheelchair.
OVERVIEW: Discover Anguillara, a quaint resort town bordering Lake Bracciano, and enjoy free time to explore on your own. Savor the taste of local wines and produce at a wine producing facility in Cerveteri.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy approximately 30 minutes of free time in Anguillarato take photos, sample local delights, stroll along the lakeside promenade, browse for souvenirs or relax and enjoy the atmosphere. In Cerveteri, receive a brief explanation of the origins of Etruscan wines and a tasting of local and traditionally produced wines.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.5 miles over uneven, cobblestone surfaces with inclines. The drive is approximately 1 hour each way.
OVERVIEW: Discover Rome's hidden beauty and explore the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and St. Peter's Square. HIGHLIGHTS: Explore the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon, Navona Square and St. Peter's Square. You will also have free time at St. Peter's Square and at Navona Square for independent lunch, to shop and explore on your own. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 3.5 miles and this tour is not suggested for guests with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair. A strict dress code is enforced at religious sites and short pants, tank tops and revealing clothing are not acceptable. Lunch is at guest's own expense.
Enjoy the beauty of the Eternal City during a narrated drive that takes in some of the most impressive and famous monuments in Rome. Designed for guests who prefer a more leisurely visit to Rome and those with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair. HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a panoramic tour of the Aurelian Walls, Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Roman Forum, Arch of Constantine, Venice Square, Via Veneto, Villa Borghese, St. Angel Castle, and Vatican walls. At St. Peter's Basilica, you'll enjoy approximately 45 minutes of free time for independent exploration.
Take the opportunity to visit the Colosseum and its underground area in a tour that also includes highlights of Rome that cannot be missed, such as the Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and St. Peter's Basilica
OVERVIEW: This tour is designed for guests who want a glimpse of Rome before boarding the ship.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a panoramic tour of the Vatican City, St. Angel Castle, Tiber River, Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Arch of Constantine. At St. Peter's Basilica, you'll have approx. 45 minutes of free time to explore at your own pace.
NOTES: Only available to guests with flights arriving on the day of embarkation no later than 9:30am at Rome's Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO). Guests must provide their flight details to email@example.com at least 7 days prior to arrival. Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.5 miles.
OVERVIEW: Designed for guests who prefer to see the highlights of the Eternal City in a small group (limited to 26 guests per vehicle).
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided visit of the Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel, St. Peter's Basilica, Colosseum, and Trevi Fountain, and a scenic drive through Rome. Lunch is included at a five-star hotel/ restaurant. Maximize your time by avoiding ticket lines at the Vatican Museums and Colosseum.
Guests must be able to walk approx. 3 miles surface and approx 250 steps. This tour is not suggested for guests with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair. A strict dress code is enforced at St. Peter's Basilica: No short pants, tank tops or revealing clothing
Experience the fascinating history of the ancient empire through key monuments that include the Roman Forum and the Colosseum. Also discover the works of Renaissance masters in St. Peter's Basilica and the Baroque splendor of the Trevi Fountain. Includes a three-course lunch with wine.
NOTES: Travel time to and from Rome is about 1 1/2 hours each way. This tour is not suggested for guests with walking difficulties or those using a wheelchair. A strict dress code is enforced at St. Peter's Basilica - short pants, tank tops and revealing clothing are not acceptable.
OVERVIEW: Designed for guests who want to take in the history of Etruscan Italy and enjoy the taste of classic, homemade Italian products.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a walk with your guide through the narrow cobblestone lanes in Tuscania, a classic village at the top of a rocky hill overlooking the Maremma region which dates back to the 9th century BC. Savor classic, homemade flavors of olive oil with typical bruschetta bread and wine at a local farmhouse.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.5 miles over uneven cobblestone surfaces with inclines and 15 to 30 steps. The drive is approximately 1 hour 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.