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: Discover the charming and modern city of Cannes on a guided walked tour.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided walking tour through Festival Palace, La Croisette, Rue d'Antibes, and Le Suquet. You'll also enjoy approximately 45 minutes of free time to shop or explore downtown Cannes on your own and at your own pace.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 2 miles and this tour is not recommended for guests with walking difficulties or using a wheelchair. This is strictly a walking tour and there is no bus transportation.
You'll go to Antibes to visit the old town and its ramparts with views on both the Mediterranean Sea and the French Alps, and you will have free time to shop or explore the old streets on your own. You'll enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of the French Riviera and its popular beaches, passing by Cannes' Croisette.
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 Cannes is made via Nice and the very scenic Lower Corniche road along the coast.
This is an escorted transfer to the celebrated capital and queen of the French Riviera, Nice. You will have approximately 3 hours of free time in Nice (according to traffic conditions of the day) for independent exploring. Your guide will offer a complimentary short (about 30-mn) guided walking tour of the old town to those guests who are interested.
Lunch is not included.
You'll go to Antibes to visit the old town and its ramparts, and you will have free time to shop or explore the old streets on your own. You'll enjoy a scenic drive along the coast of the French Riviera and its popular beaches, passing by Promenade des Anglais.
You'll get a guided walking tour of Old Nice and its famous flower market (an Antiques market on Mondays), and get more opportunities to shop there.
You'll enjoy a guided visit of the famous picturesque medieval village of St-Paul-de-Vence and their well-preserved ramparts. You'll have time to shop in their animated old streets filled with boutiques and artist.
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.
This is a more exclusive tour which will make you discover the main landmarks of the Principality of Monaco and Eze village in a more comfortable way. You will enjoy a very scenic drive passing by Nice and the Grande Corniche road offering truly spectacular views over the ocean and the coast. You will have a guided tour of Old Monaco and free time to browse its animated streets. You will have lunch at prestigious Cafe de Paris on the Casino Square of Monte Carlo and visit the world-famous Grand Casino (entrance fees included) where you will have time to try your luck at gambling. You will also visit the picturesque medieval village of Eze located on the Middle Cormiche road.
OVERVIEW: Discover Grasse, the capital of the French perfume industry and St-Paul de Vence, a picturesque 16th century village.
HIGHLIGHTS: Visit the Fragonard or Gallimard perfume factory for a guided tour through the factory to see first-hand how fragrances are created. Discover St-Paul de Vence on a guided walking tour and enjoy free time to explore the old streets filled with boutiques and art galleries.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over flat and cobblestone surfaces with steep inclines and 15-25 steps. The medieval village of St-Paul is not wheelchair accessible.
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.