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 is designed to deliver the highlights of the Amalfi Coast on an intimate tour with a maximum of 16 guests per mini-bus.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore Pompeii, one of the world's most amazing archaeological wonders. Stroll through the fabled town of Sorrento with views of Naples Bay. Enjoy free time to explore the quaint boutiques in the picturesque seaside town Positano. Lunch with wine is included. Time permitting; you'll stop at a cameo factory.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 miles over cobblestones and uneven ground in Pompeii and steep hills in Positano.
OVERVIEW: Visit the fascinating ancient ruins of Pompeii. The city is preserved in time and has become one of the most famous excavation sites in the world. You will get the feel for what life was like nearly 2,000 years ago. You'll see the artifacts, architecture and frescos preserved in this Roman city by the eruption of Mt. Versuvius in 79 AD.
HIGHLIGHTS: Explore one of the world's most amazing archaeological wonders at Pompeii.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1.5 miles over cobblestone and rocky streets. There is a steep incline at the entrance with 20 - 25 steps. Pompeii is not wheelchair accessible.
OVERVIEW: This guided walking tour explores the unusually well-preserved city of Herculaneum, also a victim of the fiery temper of Mt. Vesuvius, which was accidentally discovered in 1709.
HIGHLIGHTS: Unlike the ash and lava that devastated Pompeii, Herculaneum was covered by a torrent of mud, which protected the ruins from atmospheric agents and illegal excavators. This natural preservation provides a fascinating and intimate look into the Roman's private life in ancient times. Time permitting; you'll stop at a cameo factory.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 1.5 miles over cobblestones and uneven ground. Herculaneum 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.