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.
You'll drive to Jerez de la Frontera to visit wine cellar where process for sherry wines is explained during guided tour. Afterward, tasting of types of sherry is offered. Reboard coach & proceed to entrance of Royal Andalusia School of Equestrian Arts. There best horses learn to dance to music. View facilities & admire horses & trainers as they perform routine training exercises & program during rehearsal. Note: must walk approx 1.5 miles over flat, sandy & cobblestone surfaces, 10-15 steps. Camera & video photography are not permitted at Real Escuela Andaluza de Arte Escuestre. Tour order may vary. Have approx 15 mins of free time. Drive between Cadiz & Jerez is approx 45 mins each way.
Proceed to Jerez de la Frontera You'll visit wine cellar where time-honored blending process will be explained during guided tour. Afterwards, tasting of 2 types of sherry & fino will be offered. You'll visit a rehearsal of Real Escuela Andaluza de Arte Ecuestre where horses show how to dance to locally composed music. View facilities & admire creatures & their skilled trainers as they perform. Note: must walk approx 2.4 kms over flat, sandy & cobblestone surfaces with 10 - 15 steps. Camera & video photography are not permitted at Real Escuela Andaluza de Arte Escuestre. Tour order may vary. Have approx 15 mins of free time.
OVERVIEW: Seville's colorful history is revealed during your exploration of the old and the new sides of one of the most beautiful cities in Spain. The highlight of the tour is a guided tour of the largest church in the world.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided walking tour of the historical city center of Seville. Visit the largest church in the world with its 45 carved scenes from the life of Christ. Savor lunch in a local restaurant. Relax on a panoramic coach tour of newer cosmopolitan Seville.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 to 2 miles over even and cobblestone surfaces with 15 to 25 steps. Travel time to/from Seville is approx. 1.75 hours 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.