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: Take an exciting 4WD caravan tour of Corfu.
HIGHLIGHTS: Drive/ride along the coastal road passing resorts and villages in a 4WD vehicle. Drive up Mount Pantokrator and go off-road for panoramic views of the island. Stop at the village of Sokraki for views and a light snack and enjoy lunch at local taverna with free time at St. George Pagon Beach.
NOTES: Minimum age for drivers is 21 who must show a valid driver's license. The vehicles hold 4 passengers and are manual gearing, not automatic. Driving responsibilities will be rotated. This tour is not recommended for guests who are pregnant or suffer from hip and back injuries/problems.
OVERVIEW: This tour takes you to some of Corfu's most enchanting landmarks, places of unique natural beauty and colorful villages.
HIGHLIGHTS: The first stop on your tour is at the Bay of Paleokastritsa where you will enjoy free time to explore before a photo stop at Lakones Village. Stop in Makrades Village to enjoy "meze" (Greek snack) and taste local wine or ouzo at a taverna. NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 1 mile over varying terrain, inclines and 20-30 steps.
Begin with drive in countryside. Cross valley of island's interior, arrive at Bay of Paleokastritsa. Drive around bay & uphill for visit to Byzantine Monastery & museum. Continue & ascend to Lakones Village for pano vista of Paleokastritsa. Driving onwards, arrive at Makrades Village to enjoy snack. Stop at Acharavi Village for lunch. Take quick walk of village & harbor. Coach returns, passing villages & coastal resorts. In Corfu Town, leave coach on guided walking tour. Have time for shopping before return to ship.
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.