SHORE EXCURSIONS

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    Let's Take a Selfie - Limassol

    Limassol, Cyprus

    Duration 3 1/2 hrs

    You will be picked up from port and head to the Rock of Aphrodite, the mythical birthplace of the Ancient Greek Goddess of Love and Beauty. Many legends are linked to this particular place. The site is an interesting geological formation of huge rocks along a beautiful coastline. Free time will be provided to take the perfect picture from a view point. Participants will also be transferred on the beach, where the rock of Aphrodite is located, in order to take more photos. Hop back on board and head to Limassol old town for a walking tour. A map and road book of Limassol old town will be provided, indicating the hotspots and allowing you to navigate in the old town in your own pace. An English speaking escort may help you with directions if needed. Some of the suggested places for photos will be the following.


    Your tour will start with a drive to the Rock of Aphrodite. Your tour will have designated selfie stops at: • Limassol Municipal University Library where you will have the opportunity to take photos outside the building. The impressive building is unlike any other in Limassol and dates back to 1919.
    • The popular sea side Multi-Functional Park, also called Molos by the locals. It is a buzzling with life, park that includes jetties, piers, fountains, open-air sculpture park, green areas, piers and play areas making it the perfect setting for Instagram photos and stories.
    • Limassol Old Port. The renovation project has recently turned the traditional fishing port into a destination full of life, with trendy cafes, restaurants. The picturesque pier, which stands since 1880, offers the perfect spot for romantic walks, relaxation, endless sea and town views and the perfect photo! During your time in Limassol old town, take a break to enjoy a Cyprus coffee in a typical kafenio.


    We would like to recommend that guests bring their own selfie sticks and charges to ensure that they are compatible with their devices. As Intercruises Cyprus, we will have 5 basic selfie sticks just in case needed. No chargers will be provided.


    Need to Know:

    Note: The tour is not recommended to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and comfortable clothing. Bring your own fully charged cellphone or camera. A limited amount of selfie sticks will be available to share.
    • Adult from: 65,43 EUR
    • Child from: 55,95 EUR
    DURATION 3 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Snack
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    Go Local - Nicosia, "Building Bridges"

    Limassol, Cyprus

    Duration 6 3/4 hrs

    Explore the lifestyles in the two vastly different sides of Nicosia by crossing the demilitarized zone that separates the Greek side from the Turkish side. Your immersion into local life will begin in Laiki Geitonia, a traditional Greek Cypriot neighborhood in the south. Many of the sandstone buildings date to the 18th century and have been beautifully restored. Then, after stopping for coffee and a sweet known as bougaza, you will walk to the Green Line, the long United Nations Buffer Zone that has divided the entire island since 1974. On the Turkish side of the line, you explore Buyuk Han, a Ottoman-designed 16th-century caravansary that has been restored for merchants to sell their wares once again. This snapshot of local life, along with watching whirling dervishes, will show you that some aspects of Nicosia have changed little. To further understand the divisions within Nicosia, you will converse with two local journalists—one a Greek Cypriot, the other a Turkish Cypriot.


    HIGHLIGHTS:
    • Experience life on both sides of Nicosia, Europe’s only divided capital.
    • Explore a Greek Cypriot neighborhood with restored 18th-century buildings.
    • Cross the Green Line that separates Nicosia and enter the Turkish side.
    • See whirling dervishes and speak to two journalists—one Greek, the other Turkish.

    Need to Know:

    This tour includes about four hours of walking and standing over even and uneven ground, plus 35 steps. It is not available to wheelchair guests and may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns, who should evaluate their stamina and ability before joining the tour.

    • Adult from: 160,27 EUR
    • Child from: 141,30 EUR
    DURATION 6 3/4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Let's Take a Selfie – Kotor

    Kotor, Montenegro

    Duration 5 hrs

    Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Kotor! Instantly share your experience with family & friends on your favorite social media site as many of the stops will include wi-fi in real time. Professional photographers & selfie experts will teach you how to take the best selfie photo including composition, posing, lighting etc. Capture the spirit of this incredible destination.


    Your tour will start with a scenic drive from the ship to Sveti Stefan. Your walking tour will have designated selfie stops at: • Sveti Stefan
    • The Narrow Streets
    • Saint Ivan Church
    • Holity Church
    • Citadela Fortress
    • Ham of Njegusi


    To make this experience even more fun, you will be provided with a selfie stick and utilize our Selfie Station in order to help catch the perfect picture. End your picture-perfect day with a wine tasting in Buvda and some free time in the Old Town.


    Need to Know:

    Note: The tour is not recommended to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and comfortable clothing. Bring your own fully charged cellphone or camera. A limited amount of selfie sticks will be available to share.
    • Adult from: 103,37 EUR
    • Child from: 84,40 EUR
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Go Local - Countryside People & Traditions

    Limassol, Cyprus

    Duration 6 1/2 hrs

    Drive into the gorgeous countryside and meet the owners of a winery and a restaurateur who will demonstrate how to make traditional products. You will first visit the 12th-century monastery Agios Neophytos and observe the founding monk’s cave that he hand-carved. The interior is covered with extraordinary Byzantine frescoes. This remote area is also ideal for winemaking because the stony, free-draining soil forces the grape roots to grow deep and absorb character from the earth. To further understand the terroir, you will visit the winery Tsangarides in nearby Lemona. After touring the vineyards and observing the production process, you will sample a selection of wines. Continuing on to the village of Kallepia, you will visit Kika’s Garden Homemade Food and Produce. The proprietor Kika will demonstrate how to make a rustic Cyprus bread and traditional marmalades from lemons, oranges and even blueberries. Besides sampling these goodies, you will be served an organic brunch made with fresh, locally sourced ingredients.


    HIGHLIGHTS:
    • Observe the interior of a cave that a 12th-century monk hand-carved from solid rock
    • Tour a winery to understand the challenges of growing grapes there and to sample wines.
    • Savor an organic lunch before watching how Cyprus bread and marmalades are made.

    Need to Know:

    This tour includes about three hours of walking and standing over even and uneven ground and dozens of steps. It is not available to wheelchair guests and may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns, who should evaluate their stamina and ability before joining the tour.

    • Adult from: 141,30 EUR
    • Child from: 131,82 EUR
    DURATION 6 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
    • Meal
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    Melissani & Drogarati Cave

    Argostoli, Kefalonia, Greece

    Duration 3 1/2 hrs

    Behold the natural attractions of Cephalonia, including those beneath the surface, such as the Drogarati Cave and subterranean Melissani Lake.


    Departing from the pier, you'll drive toward the eastern shore of Cephalonia, the largest Ionian island. Arriving at the Drogarati Cave, you'll descend a flight of stairs into a large cavern which is lighted for dramatic effect. Stalactites hang from the ceiling like jagged curtains, and ancient stalagmites reach up from the rocky floor. The colors are predominately red, orange, yellow and white, from the iron content in the rock and the layers of chalk and limestone.


    Although estimated to be 100 million years old, the cave wasn't discovered until about 300 years ago when a violent earthquake opened an entrance. Inside the cave's Chamber of Exaltation, the acoustics are considered near perfect, and concert events are often held in its voluminous interior. Even the famed opera soprano, Maria Callas, sang here.


    Continuing on, you will travel in a northerly direction, passing the town of Sami en route to the renowned Melissani Lake. This underground phenomenon looks absolutely magical in the shafts of light that come from 100 feet above, where parts of the ceiling collapsed decades ago. You'll enter the lake by small boat, paddled in so it hardly disturbs the surface of the water, which is a brackish mix of saltwater from the Ionian Sea and freshwater that originated back in Argostoli and then flowed across the island. The stalactites hanging from the ceiling here are estimated to be at least 20,000 years old.


    Afterwards, you'll return to Argostoli via a picturesque coastal route that offers spectacular views across the strait to the island of Ithaca, and further along, Myrtos and its dramatic, sheer white cliffs.


    Need to Know:

    Note: This tour includes approximately 1 hour of moderate walking; however, surfaces inside the caves are natural, uneven and can be slippery. There is also a flight of steps to negotiate at Drogarati Cave. Participants must be able to enter and exit the small boats at Melissani Lake with limited assistance. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and not considered suitable for those with mobility concerns. Comfortable clothing, hat and flat walking shoes are recommended. No heels please. Temperatures in the caves can be cool so a light sweater or jacket is also suggested.
    • Adult from: 80,61 EUR
    • Child from: 65,43 EUR
    DURATION 3 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Go Local - Crafts & Gastronomy - Basket Weaving, Honey, Cheese

    Limassol, Cyprus

    Duration 6 hrs

    Gain an appreciation for some of Cyprus’ crafts and foods by visiting a traditional baker, beekeeper and basket weaver. Your first stop will be the village of Larnaca, where you will stop at the Byzantine church Agios Lazaros and at a bakery for a snack of koupes, a traditional street food stuffed with minced meat and spices. Cyprus is known for its extraordinary honey, which you will hear about from a beekeeper in the rustic village Valva. You will also taste the honey, which may reflect a bouquet of flora such as thyme, eucalyptus and orange blossom. Once you arrive in the village of Choirokotia, artisan Petros Nicolaou will demonstrate the art of basket-weaving, a trade he learned from his grandparents. It takes about three hours to make a single basket from water reeds, and it is a fascinating process. While observing Nicolaou’s artistry, you will sample local delicacies that include halloumi cheese made in a basket.


    HIGHLIGHTS:
    • Stop in a historical village to snack on a traditional street food known as koupes.
    • Sample honey that reflects the flavors of the local flora in another village.
    • Watch a basket weaver demonstrate his prodigious talents as you snack on local cheese.

    Need to Know:

    This tour includes about two hours of walking and standing over even and uneven ground and dozens of steps. It is not available to wheelchair guests and may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns, who should evaluate their stamina and ability before joining the tour.

    • Adult from: 131,82 EUR
    • Child from: 122,33 EUR
    DURATION 6 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Let's Take a Selfie – Naples

    Naples, Italy

    Duration 7 hrs

    Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Naples! Instantly share your experience with family & friends on your favorite social media site as many of the stops will include wi-fi in real time. Professional photographers & selfie experts will teach you how to take the best selfie photo including composition, posing, lighting etc. Capture the spirit of this incredible destination.


    Your tour will start with a scenic drive from the ship to Sorrento. Your walking tour will have designated selfie stops at: • Sorrento Viewpoint
    • Lift to Water Viewpoint
    • Villa Communale
    • Piazza Tasso
    • Basilica Reale Pontificia San Francesco da Paola
    • Castle Nuovo


    To make this experience even more fun, you will be provided with a selfie stick and utilize our Selfie Station in order to help catch the perfect picture. During the tour, you will get to taste traditional Neapolitan pizza and local beer.


    Need to Know:

    Note: The tour is not recommended to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and comfortable clothing. Bring your own fully charged cellphone or camera. A limited amount of selfie sticks will be available to share.
    • Adult from: 122,33 EUR
    • Child from: 93,88 EUR
    DURATION 7 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Let's Take a Selfie – Dubrovnik

    Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Duration 4 hrs

    Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Dubrovnik! Instantly share your experience with family & friends on your favorite social media site as many of the stops will include wi-fi in real time. Professional photographers & selfie experts will teach you how to take the best selfie photo including composition, posing, lighting etc. Capture the spirit of this incredible destination.


    Your tour will start with a scenic drive from the ship to the Rivera Viewpoint. Your walking tour will have designated selfie stops at: • The Rivera Viewpoint
    • The Stradun
    • Assumption Cathedral
    • Jesuit Staircase
    • Pile Gate


    To make this experience even more fun, you will be provided with a selfie stick and utilize our Selfie Station in order to help catch the perfect picture. During the tour, you will experience a Sweet Prošek wine tasting.


    Need to Know:

    Note: The tour is not recommended to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and comfortable clothing. Bring your own fully charged cellphone or camera. A limited amount of selfie sticks will be available to share.
    • Adult from: 103,37 EUR
    • Child from: 84,40 EUR
    DURATION 4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Let's Take a Selfie - Florence & Pisa

    Florence/Pisa (Livorno), Italy

    Duration 7 hrs

    Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Florence & Pisa! Instantly share your experience with family & friends on your favorite social media site as many of the stops will include wi-fi in real time. Professional photographers & selfie experts will teach you how to take the best selfie photo including composition, posing, lighting etc. Capture the spirit of this incredible destination.


    Your tour will start with a scenic drive from the ship to Piazza della Signoria. Your walking tour will have designated selfie stops at: • Piazza della Signoria
    • Santa Maria de Fiore Cathedral
    • Piazza della Repubblica
    • Ponte Vecchio
    • Piazzale Michelangelo
    • The Tower of Pisa


    To make this experience even more fun, you will be provided with a selfie stick and utilize our Selfie Station in order to help catch the perfect picture. During the tour, you will stop for some traditional treats and a wine tasting.


    Need to Know:

    Note: The tour is not recommended to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and comfortable clothing. Bring your own fully charged cellphone or camera. A limited amount of selfie sticks will be available to share. Guests who go ashore do so with the understanding that they will be mixing with members of the general public.
    • Adult from: 131,82 EUR
    • Child from: 112,85 EUR
    DURATION 7 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2
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    Go Local - Villagelife of Valbonne & Olives of Opio

    Cannes, France

    Duration 3 3/4 hrs

    Discover the charms of two inland villages, one a medieval gem with fine shopping, the other featuring a rare olive mill. Unlike other villages in Provence, Valbonne was designed on a Roman grid plan, so the streets are straight and perpendicular rather than winding. After a guided walking tour through the leafy plazas, you will enjoy free time in Valbonne. You might be surprised by how cosmopolitan it is, especially with regard to shopping and dining. You will then drive a bit farther inland to Opio, a smaller village surrounded by olive groves and pine trees. Opio has one of the area’s few remaining olive mills, which has been operating since the 15th century. Now powered by electricity rather than water, the mill still presses fresh oil from locally gathered olives as it has for centuries. After hearing about the mill’s history, you will sample some the olives and freshly pressed oil with a glass of wine.


    HIGHLIGHTS:
    • Enjoy a leisurely and immensely picturesque drive inland to two villages in Provence.
    • Spend free time in medieval Valbonne, where you may shop in its sophisticated boutiques.
    • Sample olives, freshly pressed olive oil and a glass of wine at a 15th-century olive mill.

    Need to Know:

    This tour includes about 1½ hours of walking and standing with some inclines and cobblestone surfaces to negotiate, plus any additional walking at the guests’ discretion during free time. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests and may not be suitable for those with mobility concerns who should evaluate their stamina and ability before joining the tour.

    • Adult from: 150,78 EUR
    • Child from: 150,78 EUR
    DURATION 3 3/4 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
    • Snack
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    The Perfumed Isle and Prunelli River Gorges

    Ajaccio, Corsica, France

    Duration 3 1/2 hrs

    Relax on this panoramic driving tour of Corsica’s spectacular interior, a land little-changed over centuries. Pass through Cuaro village and beautifully rugged, mountainous terrain, resplendent with lush forests. You’ll see the dense shrubbery known as “maquis” blanketing the countryside and inhale the extraordinarily fragrant evergreen, interspersed with aromatic lavender, myrtle and wild mint. Journey past modest vineyards and cultivated fields before you enter peaceful Pineta Forest, dominated by tall, striking laricio pines, expansive chestnuts and dramatic beech trees. Enter heart-stopping Prunelli Gorges with its jagged granite walls and descend through serpentine twists and curves. Arrive ultimately at serene, man-made Tolla Lake, source of Ajaccio’s hydro-electric power, and snap a postcard-worthy photo. Sharp pinnacles emerge from the forest just past Tolla, a ridge-top village nestled into the mountainside, then the amazing vista opens to an expanse of fertile valley below. Delight in numerous picturesque hamlets, including Ocana, known for austere granite homes, and imagine everyday life in this timeless land.

    Need to Know:

    Note: This tour is primarily panoramic, with walking at the guest’s discretion during stops. It is available to guests who have a collapsible wheelchair, are able to make their own way on and off the coach and have an able-bodied companion to assist them. The tour may not be suitable for guests with mobility concerns, who are cautioned to carefully evaluate their personal level of stamina and ability. It is not considered suitable for those who suffer from motion sickness or vertigo.
    • Adult from: 74,92 EUR
    • Child from: 74,92 EUR
    DURATION 3 1/2 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 1
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    Let's Take a Selfie – Athens

    Athens (Piraeus), Greece

    Duration 5 hrs

    Capture the moment by taking the perfect selfie photo in Athens! Instantly share your experience with family & friends on your favorite social media site as many of the stops will include wi-fi in real time. Professional photographers & selfie experts will teach you how to take the best selfie photo including composition, posing, lighting etc. Capture the spirit of this incredible destination.


    Your tour will start with a scenic drive from the ship to Athens. Your walking tour will have designated selfie stops at: • Panathenaic Stadium
    • The Olympieion
    • The Hadrian Arch
    • The Acropolis
    • Aeropagus Hill
    • Parliament House
    • Plaka


    To make this experience even more fun, you will be provided with a selfie stick and utilize our Selfie Station in order to help catch the perfect picture. End your picture-perfect day with Souvlaki tasting in Monasteraki and some free time.


    Need to Know:

    Note: The tour is not recommended to guests who utilize a wheelchair. Those guests with mobility concerns are cautioned to evaluate their personal level of ability and stamina. The order of sites visited may vary. Wear comfortable shoes, sunglasses and comfortable clothing. Bring your own fully charged cellphone or camera. A limited amount of selfie sticks will be available to share.
    • Adult from: 93,88 EUR
    • Child from: 84,40 EUR
    DURATION 5 hrs
    ACTIVITY LEVEL 2

Please note: The information in this document was current at time of printing. Tour descriptions and prices vary by ship and sailing date and are subject to change without notice. Log into My NCL for the applicable information specific to your cruise.

Printed on Monday, May 16, 2022 at 06:55pm