Shore Excursions In Italy
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: AMALFI COAST INCLUDING SORRENTO, POSITANO, RAVELLO AND AMALFI
Explore the beautiful Amalfi Coast with this 8-hour shore excursion from Naples port. Pick up from the port of Naples will be followed by a drive along the Amalfi Coast with stops for pictures along the way. Stop for a short visit at some of the wonderful towns along the Amalfi Coast. The most popular are Sorrento, Positano, Ravello, and Amalfi. Depending on traffic, you can visit two or three towns. At the end of the tour your driver will take you back to the port.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE OLD NAPLES WALKING TOUR
When your cruise ship docks at Naples port, discover old Naples on a half-day customisable shore excursion.
With an expert private guide, stroll through the UNESCO-listed historical centre to visit Gothic and Baroque churches; the bustling Spaccanapoli district; Christmas stall-packed Via San Gregorio Armeno; and the 13th-century Cathedral, the Duomo di San Gennaro. Explore tucked-away streets, and if you wish, stop to taste local delicacies such as pastries or pizza (own expense). This private shore excursion ensures undivided attention from a personal guide.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: POMPEII AND SORRENTO DAY TRIP
When your cruise ship docks in Naples, embark on a full-day shore excursion to the ancient UNESCO World Heritage-listed city of Pompeii and the charming town of Sorrento.
With your local guide, visit Pompeii’s fascinating attractions, such as the Forum and the Thermal Baths, and admire views of Mt Vesuvius. Savour a traditional Italian lunch at a pizzeria before proceeding to Sorrento, to admire amazing views of the Bay of Naples and the Mediterranean Sea.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: CITY SEGWAY TOUR
When your cruise ship docks at the Port of Naples, head out to discover the city by a self-balancing, electric Segway!
Glide through winding streets and see beautiful sights while learning about the history of Naples from a local guide. This 3-hour excursion is a fun way to see top Naples attractions, such as the beautiful Royal Palace (Palazzo Reale) and the Church of San Francesco di Paola. Numbers are limited to eight people on this small-group cruise excursion, ensuring personalised attention from your friendly guide.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE TOUR TO SORRENTO, POSITANO, AND AMALFI
Explore the famous Amalfi Coast with your personal driver to chauffeur you from town to town on this private full-day shore excursion from Naples.
Departing from Naples Port, visit the beautiful southern towns of Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi and Ravello. This private visit to the Amalfi Coast is the perfect choice for cruise passengers arriving in the port of Naples who want to get a taste of southern Italy and its exquisite coastal landscapes.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: POMPEII HALF DAY TRIP
Don’t miss the chance to visit the ruins of Pompeii, Italy’s most famous archaeological site, on a three-hour sightseeing trip from Naples. If your time in Southern Italy is limited, this quick and comprehensive guided tour from Naples shows cruise passengers arriving in the port of Naples all the haunting highlights of Pompeii, a shore excursion not to be missed by any visitor to this region of Italy.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: CAPRI DAY TRIP WITH LUNCH
Take advantage of your time in port with this Naples shore excursion to Capri Island.
Enjoy an exciting hydrofoil boat ride across the Bay of Naples to the dazzling Mediterranean island of Capri, be captivated by its colourful harbours, craggy coastline, Imperial Roman villas and hilltop ocean views.
Your guide will offer recommendations for sights and activities for your free time in the village of Anacapri, such as a chairlift ride up Monte Solare, a boat ride to the Blue Grotto or a visit to dreamy Villa San Michele. Have lunch with your fellow travellers and end the day with a tour of the beautiful Gardens of Augustus.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: SMALL GROUP NAPLES CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Discover the legendary city of Naples on a small group tour by minibus. Led by a knowledgeable and professional guide, this small group morning shore excursion gives cruise passengers a comprehensive overview of Southern Italy’s capital city. The numbers are limited on this group tour of Naples, ensuring you’ll receive personalised attention from your guide.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: POMPEII, HERCULANEUM AND VESUVIUS FULL DAY TRIP
Spend a day exploring one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world with this 8-hour shore excursion to Pompeii, Herculaneum, and Mt. Vesuvius.
Travel to each site in a comfortable vehicle with a local driver who’ll give you important information about the history and the culture of the places that you will visit. Explore each of the archaeological sites and the volcano that erupted in 79 AD to bury those towns, at your own pace.
PRIVATE SHORE EXCURSION: NAPLES PORT TO POMPEII WITH SORRENTO OR POSITANO OPTIONS
On this 8-hour shore excursion, you will have the option to see Naples, Pompeii and have the option to see Sorrento or Positano. You will be able to have lunch in a local restaurant (not included) and spend some leisure time in the city. As an additional option, a private licensed guide is also available for an additional cost for 2 hours in the Pompeii Ruins.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: NAPLES CITY HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR
No matter what cruise ship you arrive on, this is the perfect do-it-yourself shore excursion in Naples. Discover this seaside city in an open-top double-decker bus. Hop-on and hop-off at 32 different stops whenever you wish, all day long. Tickets are valid for 24 hours and include sights such as Piazza Municipio, Via S. Lucia, Piazza Vittoria, Mergellina and much, much more.
NAPLES SHORE EXCURSION: NAPLES CITY AND POMPEII HALF DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
See Southern Italy’s highlights in one day on a combined Naples city tour and visit to the world-famous site of Pompeii. This shore excursion is the best way for cruise passengers arriving in the port of Naples to experience the lively city of Naples and visit Pompeii, the largest archaeological site in Europe, on a single day trip.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: ECONOMIC FLORENCE DAY TRIP
Save precious time and some money by choosing this fast and economical way to spend the day in Florence on a seven-hour day trip from Livorno.
On the approximate one hour drive, you will learn about history of the Tuscany region and Florence’s centre, told to you by an expert multilingual tour escort. Round-trip transfers are provided from central Livorno, and you will have approx five hours to discover Florence on your own.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE CHIANTI CLASSICO TOUR WITH LUNCH
Take part in this beautiful wine experience with lunch in a Tuscan farm. This tour has an itinerary dedicated to wine lovers in the famous land that for centuries has produced the Chianti Classico. You will also discover how to make the cheese, and taste a lot of local products. A Special day dedicated to Tuscan Life.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: PISA, FLORENCE AND CHIANTI WINE PRIVATE DAY TRIP
Visit Pisa and Florence with a private tour guide who really describe the local Italian life. Explore the streets comfortably. Before going back, stop in a farm for a Chianti wine tasting.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: SIENA SAN GIMIGNANO AND CHIANTI TOUR
Discover Siena and San Gimignano on this day trip through Tuscany. Travel with or without a guide – your choice. Ride past rolling vineyards to the UNESCO listed city of Siena, to visit Siena Cathedral and Piazza del Campo. San Gimignano is next. Enjoy amazing views from its hillside location. Finish by tasting two of the Chianti region’s wines at a local winery.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: PISA AND FLORENCE IN ONE DAY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Swap Livorno’s cruise port for the sights of Pisa and Florence on this full-day shore excursion. Take in the quintessential Tuscan countryside as you travel to these two must-see cities in the comfort of an air-conditioned vehicle. With an expert guide, see Pisa and get close to the Leaning Tower of Pisa and the other A-list landmarks at the Field of Dreams.
Then, make for the city of Florence’s showstopper attractions including the world-famous Duomo and the iconic Ponte Vecchio before returning to Livorno in ample time for your cruise ship departure.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: CHIANTI AND TUSCANY COUNTRYSIDE PRIVATE WINE TOUR
When your cruise ship docks in Livorno and you have only a day to see the Tuscan countryside, you’ll need a privately guided, fully narrated shore excursion to make the most of your time in this region that is so renowned for its beauty.
On this nine-hour tour, immerse yourself in Italian life, admire Tuscany’s rolling hills and explore the vineyards and the olive groves of Chianti. Taste some of the local wine and olive oil before returning to your cruise ship in Livorno.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: PISA LEANING TOWER AND FLORENCE DAY TRIP
Private shore excursion from the port of Livorno to Pisa and Florence to visit The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Florence’s Duomo and the Basilica of Santa Croce.
When you disembark from your cruise ship, a friendly, local driver will collect you in his new air-conditioned mini-bus to begin your shore excursion. You will have a private driver but also a private guide in Florence that will enrich your experience. You will return back to the ship in time for embarkation, or if you prefer you will be dropped off anywhere around the city of Florence.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: FLORENCE AND THE MALL OUTLET
Take this Florence and The Mall Outlet shore excursion with an English speaking driver to combine a sightseeing and cultural tour in Florence with shopping opportunities in a famous Tuscan Outlet.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: FLORENCE PRIVATE DAY TRIP INCLUDING MICHELANGELO’S DAVID
During this amazing 9-hour tour you will discover the secrets of the wonderful region of Florence. The city is, without doubt, where Italian genius has flourished with a display of brilliance and purity. You’ll have the opportunity to get entrance inside one of the most important museums in the world, the Galleria dell’Accademia, where Michelangelo’s ‘David’ is located.
LIVORNO SHORE EXCURSION: PISA AND FLORENCE SMALL GROUP TOUR
Join this small-group shore excursion from Livorno to Pisa and Florence. Accompanied by an English-speaking guide, drive along the countryside to discover the Tuscan towns. See the Leaning Tower, Duomo, and more, over the course of 9-hours.
CIVITAVECCHIA SHORE EXCURSION: INDEPENDENT ROME DAY TRIP
When your cruise ship docks at the Civitavecchia port, embark on an independent shore excursion to Rome.
Your private driver will pick you up and take you to the Eternal City to see top Rome attractions such as the Trevi Fountain, the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and St Peter’s Basilica. With the help of your knowledgeable driver, you can customize your itinerary based on your personal interests – the day is yours to explore at your leisure!
CIVITAVECCHIA SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO TARQUINIA AND TUSCANIA
While in port in Civitavecchia, discover the achievements of Etruscan culture on a private shore excursion to the ancient hill towns of Tarquinia and Tuscania. This is an independent day trip; your private driver will chauffeur you to the towns, where you can explore on your own and see what you wish. In Tarquinia, attractions include the necropolises (large burial grounds) and the Etruscan museum, where you can see well-preserved tombs. In Tuscania, explore the ancient historical centre or visit the Roman Basilica of San Pietro.
CIVITAVECCHIA SHORE EXCURSION: SPLENDOUR OF ROME TOUR
Enjoy this tour from Civitavecchia. Meet your driver/guide at the bus terminal and depart on a unique experience. Your guide will give you information about Rome on the 90 minute ride to Rome. You will drive by the Circus Maximus, Aventine and Palatine hill before arriving at the Colosseum where you will be able to enter if you have purchased tickets.
Continue and visit the Trevi fountain, Pantheon, and Piazza Navona before heading to St Peter’s Basilica. PLEASE NOTE: This tour does not include the Vatican Museum /Sistine Chapel.
CIVITAVECCHIA SHORE EXCURSION: CLASSICAL ROME FULL DAY TOUR
Explore Rome at your own pace on a 7-hour independent shore excursion from Civitavecchia. Create your own itinerary from the four stops within Rome and discover whatever sights take your fancy. Marvel at Baroque fountains and squares, explore the treasures of ancient Rome, and more.
CIVITAVECCHIA SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO TIVOLI VILLA D’ESTE AND VILLA ADRIANA
Listen closely and use your imagination: you can still hear the Emperor Hadrian and his court as they plotted, planned and lived their lives in this beautiful area. Enjoy Tivoli’s famous tourist attractions: the breathtaking gardens of Villa d’Este and the ancient ruins of Hadrian’s Villa, known as the Villa Adriana.
VENICE SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE TOUR AND GONDOLA RIDE
This tour is the perfect solution for those who arrive in Venice port on a cruise. You will tour with private transportation and with a private guide, taking away the hassle from your visit. You will also enjoy a private gondola ride. Families with children will be assigned with a top child-friendly guide, to keep the whole family entertained.
VENICE SHORE EXCURSION: BEST OF VENICE WALKING TOUR AND GRAND CANAL TAXI RIDE
See Venice sights by land and water on this small-group Venice sightseeing tour.
After a water taxi ride down the Grand Canal, enjoy a Venice walking tour, combining famous attractions with places that many tourist maps leave out!
See Rialto Bridge and St Mark’s Square, and then skip the line to visit St Mark’s Basilica. Numbers are limited to 10 people, ensuring you’ll receive personalised attention from your friendly guide. Keen to see more? Upgrade to include a two-hour tour of Doge’s Palace, where you’ll see the palace’s magnificent public rooms, as well as the Piombi attic prison, which offers rare and limited access to the public.
VENICE SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE HALF DAY WALKING TOUR
While your cruise ship is in Venice, discover this beautiful city in your own way on a private 3-hour walking tour.
Share your sightseeing preferences when you book, and then, on your tour, enjoy an itinerary customised to you. Depending on your wishes, see lesser-known districts like the un-touristy Cannaregio Quarter, trawl the buzzing Rialto fish market, or if you prefer, visit some of Venice’s hidden churches. Finish at a local bar with a complimentary wine and delicious appetiser, and enjoy the full and expert attention of your private guide throughout your tour.
VENICE SHORE EXCURSION: MURANO GLASS AND BURANO LACE TOUR
Discover the Venetian islands of Murano and Burano on a half-day shore excursion trip from Venice! With your expert guide, you’ll learn about the age-old handcrafts that brought these islands fame, and see quality Murano glass and Burano lace being made first-hand. It’s the perfect trip if seeking a combination of history and behind-the-scenes action!
GENOA SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO PORTOFINO AND SANTA MARGHERITA LIGURE
When your cruise ship docks in Genoa, enjoy a private shore excursion to Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure.
On this full-day trip, you’ll discover Portofino, a picturesque, crescent-shaped seaside village with pastel houses lining the shore of the harbour. Visit the massive Castello Brown, built in the 16th century, and see the historical Church of St George. Then, explore the fishing village of Santa Margherita Ligure. Walk through quaint, narrow streets past charming fishermen’s houses and be enchanted by the picturesque Mediterranean coastline.
GENOA SHORE EXCURSION: PRIVATE DAY TRIP TO CINQUE TERRE
The moment your cruise ship arrives in port in Genoa, your private shore excursion to Cinque Terre begins.
Discover the unique landscape with dry-laid stone walls, the winding paths, the enchanting beaches between cliffs, and turquoise waters. Explore the UNESCO protected territory and visit the charming villages of Riomaggiore, Corniglia, Manarola, Vernazza, Monterosso that form the Cinque Terre, suspended between sea and land on sheer cliffs.
GENOA SHORE EXCURSION: GENOA CITY HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR
Spend your time in port in Genoa by exploring the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, savouring the excellent cuisine and seeing the beautiful sights with your ticket (valid 48 hours) aboard an open-top, double-decker bus.
See all the top Genoa attractions as you hop on and off at eight conveniently located stops around the city. The double-decker bus tour provides an opportunity to discover a variety of magnificent viewpoints in this great city.
GENOA SHORE EXCURSION: GENOA SIGHTSEEING TOUR WITH PRIVATE DRIVER
While in port in Genoa, take a private sightseeing shore excursion to explore this beautiful Italian city. Known as ‘La Superba,’ Genoa is the birthplace of Christopher Columbus and one of the most important maritime cities in Italy.
On your full-day private tour, take a stroll along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Strade Nuove, admire the magnificent Basilica of San Lorenzo, discover the old fishing village of Boccadasse and more.