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Naples, Italy Shore Excursions



Italian Island and Beach Resort (9 - 9.5 hours)
Sit back and relax in a thermal pool during a visit to Ischia and discover the quaint Italian charm of Sant Angelo amidst an afternoon of sightseeing and shopping.

Lose yourself in the endless blue sky and glistening turquoise-blue sea as you embark on a mini-cruise to the largest island in the Bay of Naples, Ischia. Known as the "Green Island" due to its abundant lush landscape, and originally settled by the Greeks in the 8th century, Ischia is home to natural hot springs that bubble up from the island's dormant volcano. Upon your arrival, journey by motor coach to the sleepy, seafaring village of Sant'Angelo, passing such famous sites as the natural springs of Casamicciola, the spa town of Lacco Ameno with its famous "mushroom" rock, and the historic village of Forio. Revel in the hilltop view of the city at the Our Lady of the Assumption and Saint Michael the Archangel church, delight in a walk down to the serene marina and marvel at the majestic hilltop castle of Castello Aragonese.

After approximately one hour of sightseeing and shopping, make your way to the rejuvenating paradise of the Poseidon Thermal Gardens Resort. Situated on a large private beach covering more than 60,000 square yards of lushly landscaped grounds amidst a stunning backdrop of Citara Bay, this volcanically charged resort spa features more than 10 different natural thermal pools, ranging from 80 to 122 degrees Fahrenheit, and a Roman sauna. Immerse yourself in a reinvigorating heated pool, cool down with a dip in the crystal-clear blue sea, or simply sunbathe and sightsee during your visit. Whatever your pleasure, the afternoon belongs to you. Finally, after approximately three and a half restful hours, take in the seaside sights during your return journey back to the ship.
Price: $179 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $149 (ages 3-9)(Child)

The Island of Capri (8.5 - 9 hours)
Visit the Villa San Michele in Anacapri, sightsee and shop amidst bustling La Piazzetta Square, and revel in the views of the Faraglioni rocks from the Gardens of Augustus.

Embark on a 50-minute jet-boat ride to the picturesque old port of Marina Grande - awash with charming boats and colorful houses - on the island of Capri. Considered to be a prime vacation destination for locals and non-locals alike, Capri's history stretches back to the Roman Republic, and has been lauded by artists the world over, like Somerset Maugham and Claude Debussy. Upon your arrival, embark on a 45-minute drive to the museum and gardens of Villa San Michele in the city at Anacapri. Featuring the ancient Roman villa of the Emperor Tinerius, a medieval chapel, and a plethora of age-old relics and works, this seaside paradise offers something more: breathtaking views of the city and its marina. After your one-hour visit, enjoy a half hour of shopping in Anacapri before making your way to a local hotel in Capri Town to delight in an authentic Italian lunch.

After lunch, explore the picturesque square of Piazza Umberto I with its charming shops and cafés. Stand in the shadow of the clock tower or explore San Stefano Church before walking to the Gardens of Augustus - built on the ruins of ancient Roman structures - for a breathtaking view of the offshore rocks of Faraglioni and Marina Piccola. After your visit, unwind with a 45-minute jet boat ride back to Naples.
Price: $149 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $109 (ages 3-9)(Child)

 

Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri (10 - 10.5 hours)
Voyage through time during a tour of age-old Pompeii, take in the charming sights and sounds of Sorrento, and behold a spectacular view of the Faraglioni rocks from the Gardens of Augustus on the island of Capri.

Sit back, relax, and prepare to step back in time as you journey via air-conditioned motor coach through the sprawling green hills and the rocky hillside climbs to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, in the shadow of the towering Mr. Vesuvius volcano. Buried by volcanic ash during an eruption in 79 A.D, Pompeii was lost for 1600 years and then unearthed in 1599 with its buildings, artwork and historical writings near intact. Today, it provides invaluable insight into life during the Roman Empire. Wander the streets beneath towering columns and stone monuments, marvel at the mosaic-tiled frescoes that adorn the walls and floors of the many villas, and explore the Tomb of Vestoria Prisco during your two-hour visit. Afterward, enjoy a visit to a local cameo factory before making your way to scenic Sorrento for a delightful lunch. Shop and sightsee along the Corso Italia, the flower-lined, main road of the town, home to a plethora of shops, boutiques and coffee shops during your approximate 30-minute unguided visit of the town.

After your tour of Sorrento, embark on an exciting jet boat ride to the Marina Grande on the isle of Capri. Ascend the rocky hill to the "heart," the town square of La Piazetta, and explore the picturesque piazza lined with small shops and cafés. Stand in the shadow of the clock tower or explore San Stefano church before making your way to the Gardens of Augustus - built on the ruins of ancient Roman structures - for a breathtaking view of Marina Piccola and the offshore rocks of Faraglioni. After your approximate two-hour visit, unwind with a jet boat ride back to Naples.
Price: $199 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $159 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Pompeii, Sorrento and Capri For Families (10 - 10.5 hours )
Get lost in the serenity of Sorrento, embark on a guided stroll through the ancient city of Pompeii, and journey to Capri for a scenic boat tour of Marina Piccola and the Faraglioni Rocks.

Voyage into the past as you journey via air-conditioned motor coach through the gentle-sloping green hills and the jagged cliff-side climbs to the ancient Roman city of Pompeii, amidst the shadow of the towering Mr. Vesuvius volcano. Buried by volcanic ash during an eruption in 79 A.D., Pompeii was lost for 1600 years before being unearthed in 1748 with its buildings, artwork and historical writings practically intact. Today, it provides invaluable insight into life during the Roman Empire. Wander the age-old cobble stone streets, marvel at the majestic murals, columns and monuments, and explore the city's baths, villas, theaters, wrestling grounds, stunning frescoes and mosaic-inlaid floors during your two-hour visit. Afterward, enjoy a 30-minute stop at a local cameo factory before making your way to scenic Sorrento for a delightful buffet lunch.

After lunch, shop and sightsee along the Corso Italia, the flower-lined, main road of Sorrento - home to a plethora of shops, boutiques and coffee shops - before embarking on an exciting jet boat ride to the paradise isle of Capri. Once there, savor the flavor of delicious Italian ice-cream during a quick break, before setting sail on a boat for a seaside tour of the majestic Faraglioni Rocks and the Marina Piccola. Marvel at the 100-foot high, timeworn rocks and delight in the picturesque marina brimming with boats and yachts. After your approximate 75-minute water cruise, journey back to Naples via jet boat.
Price: $199 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $159 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Amalfi Coast Drive and the Ruins of Pompeii (9 - 9.5 hours )
Unearth the past during a guided stroll through the ancient Roman city of Pompeii and behold the beauty of timeless Italy during a breathtaking drive along the Amalfi Coast.

Wind your way past a panorama of spectacular seaside views during a two hour, air-conditioned drive along the stunning Amalfi Coast. Journey past dramatic rocky cliffs, small seaside coves and blooming lemon trees as you make your way to the charming white villages of Amalfi, Maiori or Veitri sul Mare. Once there, embark on a delightful walking tour that includes breathtaking seaside views, charming historic sites and a myriad of shops selling handcrafted majolica, a specialty of the region since the Middle Ages.

After an hour of free time sightseeing and shopping in the picturesque village, continue along the Amalfi Coast and lose yourself once again to the sprawling ocean views. Then, prepare yourself for a voyage back to the past as you withdraw to a city frozen in time: the ancient Roman city of Pompeii buried by volcanic ash from nearby Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D. Lost for 1600 years, Pompeii was rediscovered in 1599 with its buildings, artwork and history nearly intact. Today, it provides an amazing glimpse of what life was like during the height of the Roman Empire. Upon your arrival, stroll through the excavated ruins of this majestic city and learn its history as you come upon its baths, villas, theaters and wrestling grounds. Marvel at the preserved frescoes and murals and mosaic-inlaid floors. Stand in silence at the plaster casts of actual fallen townspeople, a symbolic memorial to the over 20,000 lost, and tour the magnificent Forum with its towering columns and age-old stone monuments. After your 90-minute visit, take in an enjoyable stop at a local cameo shop and browse for handmade jewelry before your relaxing 30-minute drive back to Naples.
Price: $145 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $105 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Stunning Sorrento and Amalfi Coast Drive
Wind your way along the spectacular Amalfi Coast, make your way through the narrow, cobblestone streets of seaside Sorrento, and sightsee and shop for handcrafts at a local village.

Surrender to the scenic splendor of the Amalfi Coast with its breathtaking view of the Bay of Naples and magnificent Mt. Vesuvius during a 75-minute air-conditioned ride to the seaside town of Sorrento, nestled high amidst the cliffs. Take in a brief visit at the historical center before making your way to picturesque Corso Italia, the flower-lined main thoroughfare of the town, home to a plethora of shops, boutiques and coffee shops. Behold the breathtaking Mediterranean amidst the hilltop garden of Villa Communale, wander the town square of Piazza Tasso or explore the Correale Museum, home to a multitude of antique furniture, porcelain and Neapolitan paintings during your 90-minute visit.

After your visit in Sorrento, sit back and relax as you wind your way along a picture-perfect coastline and make your way to a delightful hotel overlooking the Bay of Naples for an authentic Italian lunch. Afterward, journey to the charming villages of Amalfi, Maiori or Veitri sul Mare and embark on a scenic, unguided walking tour of spectacular seaside views, fascinating historic sites and a myriad of shops selling handcrafted majolica, a specialty of the region since the Middle Ages. After your approximate 90-minute visit, return to Naples via motor coach.
Price: $129 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $99 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Timeless Pompeii and the Flavor of Sorrento (8.5 - 9 hours )
Shop along the Corso Italia in Sorrento, savor the flavor of an authentic Italian treat at a local farmhouse, and immerse yourself in the mystery of Pompeii during a tour of the famous city ruins.

Surrender to the scenic splendor of the Amalfi Coast with its breathtaking view of the Bay of Naples during a 75-minute air-conditioned ride to the hillside town of Sorrento. Take in a brief visit at the historical center before making your way to the 11th-century Cathedral with its age-old bell tower and bevy of luminous frescoes. Experience the picturesque tranquility that is Sorrento before making your way to the floral paradise of Corso Italia, the flower-lined main thoroughfare of the town, home to a plethora of shops, boutiques and coffee shops. Afterward, ascend the hills above Sorrento and travel to a local, family-owned farmhouse. Learn the process of producing olive oil and mozzarella, and then enjoy a sample amidst a picturesque lemon and olive grove.

After lunch, immerse yourself in history during a visit to the age-old Roman city of Pompeii. Buried by volcanic ash from nearby Mt. Vesuvius in 79 A.D and then lost for 1600 years, Pompeii was rediscovered in 1599 with its buildings, artwork and history nearly intact. Today, it provides an amazing glimpse into life as it was during the Roman Empire. Wander through the towering columns and stone monuments of this long-forgotten city and unearth the remains of the city's baths, villas, theaters and wrestling grounds. Marvel at the enchanting frescoes, murals and mosaic-inlaid floors during your unforgettable visit and behold the plaster casts of the fallen townspeople, which serve as a harrowing memorial to the 20,000 lives lost.

Finally, take in an enjoyable visit to a local cameo shop and browse for handmade jewelry before your 30-minute drive back to Naples.
Price: $129 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $99 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Exclusive Positano and Sorrento (8.5 - 9 hours)

Withdraw to a world of designer boutiques and seaside cafés during a visit to romantic Positano and enjoy an elegant lunch overlooking the Mediterranean in Sorrento.

Behold a striking landscape of hillside climbs, picturesque towns and secluded bays as you wind your way along the Amalfi coastline towards the vertical hillside port town of Positano, atop the towering Latteri mountains. Once there, embark on a delightful guided walking tour of the Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral with its exquisite dome made of majolica tiles, or discover your own fun during a shopping adventure at one of the many fashion boutiques. Gaze upon the Islets of Li Galli, rumored to be where the Sirens once lived, and wander the charming city center before making your way to yet another pearl of Italy, Sorrento.

Famous for its production of the alcoholic beverage Limoncello, Sorrento with its spectacular view of the Bay of Naples, has long been the destination of choice for such luminaries as Byron, Keats and Goethe. Following a delectable lunch, stroll along the narrow cobblestone streets and embark on an unguided tour of the city. Discover the 19th-century Basilica of Saint Antonio, with its underground crypt of Saint Antonio, the 13th-century monument Sedil Dominova with its handsome frescoes, and the charming Marina Grande, home to the 17th-century St. Anne's Church. Discover Neopolitan art at the Correale Museum and indulge in a bit of souvenir shopping before the scenic 75-minute drive back to the ship.
Price: $299 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $259 (ages 3-9)(Child)

The Hidden Treasures of Herculaneum (4.5 - 5 hours)
Hunt for treasure and unearth the past at Herculaneum, the ancient Roman city destroyed during the eruption of nearby Mt. Vesuvius.

Surrender to an unspoiled panorama of hillside climbs and seaside vistas as you journey to a place frozen in time: the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum, nestled beneath the Mt. Vesuvius volcano. Destroyed like Pompeii during an eruption in 79 A.D., Herculaneum experienced a slightly different fate than its famous sister-city due to its closer proximity to the volcano. Whereas Pompeii was buried in ash, Herculaneum was enshrouded in an explosive combination of hot gas, ash and rock, thereby preserving it better than Pompeii. Lost for 1600 years and then unearthed in 1738, Herculaneum's buildings, artwork and historical writings offer an intimate glimpse into what life was like during the Roman Empire. Upon your arrival, embark on a one-hour guided tour through the city's many ruins. Wander the antiquated stone streets, stand in the shadows of towering columns and stone monuments, and marvel at the mosaic-tiled frescoes and murals. Visit the Villa of the Papyri, owned by Julius Caesar's father-in-law, and explore the College of the Augustales.

After your guided tour, lose yourself in some interactive family fun as you and the rest of your touring party compete in a scavenger hunt throughout Herculaneum. Search for clues in hidden places and do your best to answer all the questions on your special questionnaire before the time is up. After the 45-minute adventure, discover how well you did, enjoy a tasty snack and receive a special prize for your participation. Finally, take in a visit to a local cameo shop and browse for handmade jewelry before your relaxing drive back to Naples.
Price: $69 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $59 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Magnificent Naples (5 - 5.5 hours )
Surrender to the age-old treasures at the San Gennaro Museum, explore the Duomo, and savor the flavor of pizza in the city where it originated.

Journey to the "new city" of Naples aboard an air-conditioned motor coach and glimpse a myriad of world-famous sites as you make your way to the historic city center. Take in the picturesque city squares of Piazza Garibaldi and Piazza Carlo III, revel in the grandeur of the Castle Nuovo and the San Carlo Opera House, and lose yourself in the serenity of Villa Comunale Park before arriving at the Museum of the Treasury of Saint Gennaro. Once there, embark on a 45-minute tour of the museum's extensive collection, which boasts a plethora of timeless documents, jewelry and paintings donated by kings, popes and common folk through the years. Discover the great Neapolitan artists and their masterworks, and uncover the long-standing tradition of the silversmith.

After your visit, explore the famous 13th-century Gothic Cathedral, home to the oldest church in Naples, an ancient baptistry and a Renaissance crypt. Gaze upon the majestic murals and behold the shrine bust containing the relics of Saint Gennaro, the Patron Saint of the Cathedral. After the tour, stroll through the age-old streets of Naples and enjoy some shopping in San Gregario Armeno, famous for its bevy of artists and handcrafted goods. Finally, experience what Naples is most famous for - the pizza - during a visit to an authentic Neapolitan pizzeria. Learn the history and discover the secrets of traditional pizza-making before sitting down to enjoy the undeniably delectable meal in the city where it all began centuries before. Finally, sit back and relax during your 30-minute drive back to the ship.
Price: $79 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $69 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Leisurely Sorrento ( 4 - 4.5 hours)
Surrender to the seaside views of Sorrento and take in a plethora of picturesque sights during a scenic tour that you're invited to enjoy at your very own pace.

Behold a stunning panorama of scenic ocean views, sprawling green hills and rocky climbs as you journey along the Amalfi Coast from Naples to the cliff-top town of Sorrento during a relaxing 75-minute air-conditioned motor coach drive. Famous for its production of the alcoholic beverage Limoncello, Sorrento with its spectacular view of the Bay of Naples, has long been the destination of choice for such artistic luminaries as Byron, Keats and Goethe.

Upon your arrival in Sorrento, embark on a delightful unguided walking tour of this famous seaside village. Lose yourself amidst the hilltop garden of Villa Communale with its striking views of the Mediterranean. Wander the flower-filled Corsa Italia, the main thoroughfare in town, home to a plethora of fanciful shops, boutiques and cafés. Experience the hustle and bustle of the Piazza Tasso, one of the main squares in town, or discover the 11th-century Cathedral with its age-old bell tower and bevy of luminous frescoes. Tour the 11th-century Basilica of Saint Antonio with its underground crypt and 18th-century Nativity scene, or explore the Correale Museum, home to a myriad of antique furniture, porcelain and Neapolitan paintings. After your approximate 90-minute visit, take in the sights once again during your return trip back to the ship.
Price: $59 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $49 (ages 3-9)(Child)

A Traditional Taste of Sorrento (4.5 - 5 hours)
Stroll along the charming Corso Italia, visit a wood-carving shop, and enjoy a taste of authentic mozzarella and fresh vegetables at a local farmhouse.

Surround yourself in the panoramic grandeur of the Amalfi Coast with its postcard-perfect view of the Bay of Naples during a 75-minute air-conditioned ride to the cliff-side town of Sorrento. Take in a demonstration of the age-old process of wood-carving by a local artisan before indulging in a bit of free time to tour the seaside village. Visit the 11th-century Cathedral with its grandiose bell tower and age-old frescoes or stroll through the floral thoroughfare of Corso Italia, which is home to many shops, boutiques and coffee shops.

After your approximate one-hour visit, ascend the rolling hills above Sorrento and journey to a family-owned farmhouse. Tour the lush grounds and explore the old wine cantina, learn the process of producing olive oil and mozzarella, and then enjoy a delicious sample amidst a picturesque lemon and olive grove. Finally, unwind with a scenic 75-minute motor coach drive back to the ship.
Price: $79 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), $69 (ages 3-9)(Child)

Historic Don Alfonso Wine Cellar VIP Visit and Tasting (4.5 - 5 hours)
Treat yourself to the history and elegance of Don Alfonso Restaurant and savor the flavor of wines from around the world.

Voyage along the breathtaking Amalfi Coast via air-conditioned motor coach, taking in the spectacular views of the Bay of Naples with Mt. Vesuvius towering in the distance, and make your way to scenic Sorrento. Enjoy a brief stop at a local wood factory and observe artisans at work before journeying to Don Alfonso for a special tour of its historic wine cellar. Once there, journey into the age-old cellar and descend into the vaults that were built during the last century. From there, disappear deeper into the older vaults that were built during the 17th century, until finally reaching the underground tunnels that date back to the time of the Roman Empire. Along the way, soak up the dimly lit atmosphere, chilled air and cabinets of famous wine - including Barolo, Franciacorta and Tuscan - that surround you at every turn.

After your tour, delight in a truly elegant event as you sip from the grapes of some of the finest wines in all the world amidst a picturesque garden setting or within the halls of the historic restaurant, which was established in 1890. Dine on a generous helping of salami and fine cheeses and surrender to the timeless surroundings of the world-renowned venue before making your way to the showroom boutique for some shopping. Finally, relax and enjoy the serene seaside setting during your 75-minute drive back to the ship.
Price: $249 (ages 21 and up)(Adult), N/A(Child)

Exclusive VIP Motorboat Cruise of Naples (9 - 9.5 hours )
Embark on a VIP tour of the seaside villages of Naples aboard a private motorboat and revel in the timeless beauty of Sorrento, Positano or Capri.

- Be dazzled by the spectacular coastal views and breathtaking blue sky of the Italian Riviera as you embark on a 30-minute coastal drive to a picture-perfect marina. Once there, board your very own private motorboat and prepare to be whisked away on one of three fun-filled itineraries that will take you to two world-renowned seaside villages in Italy. Your choice of itinerary includes Sorrento and Positano, Sorrento and Capri, or Positano and Capri.

Explore the cliff-side village of Sorrento, famous for the flower-lined boulevard of Corso Italia, the 19th-century Basilica of Saint Antonio and the Correale Museum, home to a myriad of wondrous Neapolitan art. Journey to the isle of Capri and lose yourself in the historic museums and gardens at Villa San Michele or revel in the spectacular seaside views of the Faraglioni rocks from the ancient Roman Gardens of Augustus. Discover the intimate charm of Positano as you delight in a shopping adventure amidst one of the many designer boutiques, luxury stores and seaside cafés, and visit the age-old glory of Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral. During your-jet boat journey, savor an authentic Italian lunch at a five-star restaurant and stop for a refreshing dip amidst the striking surroundings of a secluded cove. Finally, as your whirlwind tour of the islands draws to a close, wind down with a relaxing 30-minute motor coach ride back to the ship.
Price: $1,500 (ages 10 and up)(Adult), N/A(Child)

Mt. Vesuvius Hike and Pompeii (7 -7.5 hours)
Revel in an up-close view of the dormant Mt. Vesuvius before making your way down the mountain to the eternal city of Pompeii, a one-time victim of the volcano' s wrath.

Journey by air-conditioned motor coach, past secluded seaside vistas and rolling green hills, to the 3000-ft. level of Mt. Vesuvius, the magnificent volcano known for its destruction of Pompeii and Herculaneum. Long considered by the ancient Greeks and Romans to be sacred, Mt. Vesuvius was closely associated with the heroic demigod, Hercules. Upon your arrival, wind your way along an ascending gravel path during an unforgettable hike to the volcano's enormous crater. Revel in the intimate view of the volcano from your safe mountain perch and marvel at the panoramic landscape that surrounds you at every turn.

After your hike, travel via motor coach to the age-old Roman city of Pompeii for an up-close and personal glimpse into the fury of Mt. Vesuvius. Buried by the volcano's scorching ash and cinders in 79 A.D. and then lost for 1600 years, Pompeii was unearthed in 1748 with its buildings, artwork and history nearly intact. Today, it provides an amazing glimpse into life as it was during the Roman Empire. Wander amidst the towering columns and stone monuments of this long-forgotten city and uncover the remains of the city's baths, villas, theaters and wrestling grounds. Marvel at the enchanting frescoes, murals and mosaic-inlaid floors during your approximate two-hour visit and behold the plaster casts of the fallen townspeople, which serve as a harrowing memorial to the 20,000 lives lost. After your unforgettable tour, unwind with a 30-minute motor coach ride back to the ship.



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