Celebrity Cruises launches new shore excursion programme

Celebrity Cruises launches new shore excursion programme

Celebrity Cruises has unveiled a new programme of destination experiences featuring everything from lavish luxury in Istanbul and Flamenco dancing in Barcelona to secret classical concerts in St. Petersburg and a castle treasure hunt in Copenhagen. With special-interest categories and more than 70 new shore excursions, guests can discover a destination through activities designed to match their interests.

From immersive sightseeing tours and wellness experiences to fully bespoke “Private Journeys” and premium “Celebrity Exclusives,” the new shore excursions line-up includes four new categories of experiences for guests to choose from:

“Uniquely Celebrity”: Exclusive adventures in destinations only available with Celebrity Cruises, which include:

A luxurious day spent as a Sultan in Istanbul, Turkey

The opportunity to row across the deep blue glaciers in Ketchikan, Alaska

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A zero to sixty Ferrari adventure in Cannes, France

“Culture and Locale”: Culturally focused experiences for holidaymakers who are keen to delve into the heart of the destination:

An evening experience of classical music, champagne and rare works of art at the world-famous Faberge Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Live concert event in the 14th-century, secret Basilica del Pi in Barcelona, Spain


“Lifestyle and Wellness”: Guests can set their pace and choose to focus on creativity, rejuvenation, lifestyle and wellness to nurture mind, body and soul:

A scenic, guided nature walk in spectacular Melbourne, Australia

An interactive and enriching wellness experience in Skagway, Alaska

“Family”: Enriching experiences, sightseeing journeys and competitive adventures for the whole family that uncover the history and culture of the destination:

A family Flamenco dance-off in Barcelona, Spain

Exhilarating sailing plus a mini regatta in Kings Wharf, Bermuda

A castle and treasure hunt adventure in Copenhagen, Denmark


“Our guests’ passions are rooted in interests as diverse as the world itself, and our new shore excursion programme will give holidaymakers the chance to fulfil their love of food, art, relaxation, adventure and more in must-see, global destinations,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO, Celebrity Cruises. “We’ve closely collaborated with local experts to shape a programme that will further enrich guests’ experience and connect them more closely to the exciting places that we sail to.”

Celebrity Cruises has also launched more than 70 new excursions including exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences at world famous landmarks such as the Eiffel Tower, as well as interactive wellness experiences which include a tour of the lush Jewell Gardens in Alaska.

To celebrate the new programme and for a limited time, guests can enjoy savings and special benefits when they pre-book shore excursion packages in the Mediterranean and Northern Europe on selected 2015 sailings.