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: Designed for guests who want to take in the history of Etruscan Italy and enjoy the taste of classic, homemade Italian products.
HIGHLIGHTS: Enjoy a walk with your guide through the narrow cobblestone lanes in Tuscania, a classic village at the top of a rocky hill overlooking the Maremma region which dates back to the 9th century BC. Savor classic, homemade flavors of olive oil with typical bruschetta bread and wine at a local farmhouse.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approximately 0.5 miles over uneven cobblestone surfaces with inclines and 15 to 30 steps. The drive is approximately 1 hour each way.
OVERVIEW: Discover Tarquinia, where you'll enjoy free time to explore the medieval village on your own. Visit a family-owned gelateria for an ice cream.
HIGHLIGHTS: You'll have approx. 1 hour of free time in Tarquinia to explore the 14th-century Town Hall Lodge, cathedral, 15th-century Palazzo dei Priori and National Etruscan Museum. Enjoy an ice cream cone at a traditional gelateria.
NOTES: Guests must be able to walk approx. 0.5 mile over uneven, cobblestone surfaces with inclines. On Mondays, the Etruscan Museum and Necropolis will be closed.
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.