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: This tour features a cruise past landmarks from the scenic rivers and canals of St. Petersburg and a guided tour of Peter and Paul's Fortress & Cathedral,
HIGHLIGHTS: View important landmarks during a river cruise, including Yusupov Palace, St. Isaac's Cathedral, the Spit of Vasilievsky Island, the Aurora Cruiser, and Summer Palace of Peter the Great. Tour the interiors of Peter and Paul's Fortress and Cathedral, one of St. Petersburg's first structures and resting place of the Russian czars.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.5 mile over cobblestone surfaces with a few steps. There are a lot of steps on the boat pier and it is not accessible to wheelchairs.
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.