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.
Begin with approx 30-min drive downtown Rostock. Start your exploration of Rostock with its Hanseatic buildings at Holy Cross Convent. Further along, see Northern Europe's oldest University buildings. Next is courtyard of monastery of holy cross where ancient town wall meets gardens of monastery. Proceed to new market where town hall dominates before visiting St. Mary's Church w/ astronomical clock. Next, coach transfers you to microbrewery "Trotzenburg" to learn about brewing process. When finished beer tasting & brewery tour, return to ship. Note: must walk approx 1.5 miles (1.5 hrs) over even & cobblestone surfaces with 15 steps. See full description for important & complete notes.
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.