Mediterranean cruise travel is nothing short of spectacular, a bucket list item for many, and if it’s one for you, scheduling Mediterranean shore excursions will ensure that you can check off all the most desired sights on your list.
Whether you’re cruising to Rome as a port of call, point of embarkation, or departure port for you, book Mediterranean shore excursions that show off the marvelous sights and glorious treasures of The Eternal City: the Colosseum, Circus Maximus, St. Peter’s Basilica, and the Sistine Chapel to name a few. Toss a coin into the Trevi Fountain, ensuring that you’ll return to Rome in the future. The scenic route to Florence from the Italy cruise port of Livorno takes you past steep hills and deep valleys to arrive in the dazzling city of the Renaissance for the tour of a lifetime: Visit the Galleria dell’ Accademia to see Michelangelo’s “David”, shop jewelry and leather stores as you stroll across the Ponte Vecchio, and so much more.
Book an exclusive Discovery private adventure to the picturesque Amalfi Coast, starting in Naples with a view of Mt. Vesuvius. Enjoy a respite in Positano, then continue on to Sorrento to visit the vestiges of the lost city of Pompeii.
Schedule Mediterranean shore excursions to explore the sun-drenched coast of France; hop on a motor-assisted bike to see, among other wonders, the lush lavender fields and olive groves of Provence; kayak along canals in Sete, the French Mediterranean’s largest fishing port. If you’re up for an extraordinary Paris day, book a tour that whisks you to the City of Light where you’ll board a glass-enclosed tour bus to see the iconic sights as you savor an exquisite, chef-prepared meal.
Mediterranean cruise excursions can have you sailing aboard a luxury vessel off the south coast of Mykonos; basking on an un-touristy beach in Corfu; walking the ancient ruins of Athens; or cooking typical Greek specialties alongside a local family. Once you figure out where to go in Greece, don’t waste any time booking these truly once in a lifetime experiences for your Greek Island cruise itinerary.
Cruising Spain’s Costa del Sol affords unparalleled shore excursion opportunities to witness the art and architecture of Moorish and modern Barcelona and the captivating Alhambra Palace and Gardens in Grenada. Delve into Malaga’s vibrant regional cuisine on a Celebrity chef-led tour that starts with a visit to the food stalls at a mercado, learning about fresh, local ingredients, then sample regional favorites at a local restaurant. Back on board your Mediterranean cruise ship, enjoy a specially prepared chef’s dinner featuring the flavors of the day’s culinary adventure and see why truly any time is the best time to cruise the Mediterranean.
See Gibraltar and the iconic Rock of Gibraltar in British style, with a tour and a spot of tea, or in España style on tour that concludes with tapas.