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 offers you a comprehensive view of the island which combines visits to cultural and historical sites with natural beauty.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided tour of the Achilleion Palace where you will visit the Palace Room and the beautiful gardens. The main 'Terrace of the Muses' is decorated with statues of the Nine Greek Muses including the imposing figures of Achilles Victorious' and Achilles Dying.' Visit the Virgin Mary Monastery and enjoy free time to explore and shop in Corfu's Old Town.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 miles over even and uneven surfaces, inclines and 20 - 30 steps. Guests may experience long lines while waiting to visit the palace.
OVERVIEW: Achilleion Palace and its gardens, built by Empress Elizabeth of Austria in 1891, are a highlight of Corfu as is the Venetian-built Old Quarter.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a guided walking tour of Achilleion Palace and its exotic gardens which include the Terrace of Muses. Stop for a photo of Mouse Island, the most photographed subject on the island. And stroll with your guide through the old quarter of Corfu where you will have approximately 30 minutes of free time for shopping on your own.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over even and uneven surfaces, inclines and 10 - 20 steps.
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.