Celestyal has released the shore excursion programme for its new-for-2024 ‘Heavenly Adriatic’ itinerary, with 35 tours available to book now.
Sailing on the 1,260-passenger Celestyal Journey, the seven-night itinerary launches on March 2, 2024.
Departing from Greece, it includes three new countries for the ship – Croatia, Montenegro and Italy – and six new maiden ports – Kefalonia, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu, Bari and Katakolo.
The shore excursions offer a range of half-day and full-day options. The line-up includes eight ‘Authentic Encounters’, which provide experiences with local people and attractions, and group sizes are limited to 20 guests or fewer.
Example excursions include:
‘Igor’s Magical Recycled Scrap Art’ in Dubrovnik. Comprises a guided sightseeing tour of the Old Town followed by a visit to the workshop and art gallery of Igor Hajdarhodzic, a Dubrovnik-born actor turned artist. Half-day tour from £111pp.
‘Hike and Bike’ in Kotor. Comprises a 15km bike ride from Kotor towards the village of Donji Stoliv, followed by a 45-minute hike through shaded woods to Gornji Stoliv, a village above the Bay of Kotor that has been completely abandoned. Half-day tour from £77pp.
‘Monopoli & Rural Life Experience’ in Bari. Comprises a tour of Monopoli, a city founded on the remains of an ancient Messapian settlement, and a visit to a traditional Apulian farm for mozzarella and focaccia tasting. Half-day tour from £102.
Lee Haslett, Chief Commercial Officer at Celestyal, said: “With the inaugural sailing of our new Heavenly Adriatic itinerary on the horizon, we’re very pleased to showcase such an exciting programme of excursions.
“At Celestyal we believe the destinations we sail to are what makes a cruise so special. We want our guests to be immersed in the culture, history and local experiences, bringing home magical memories from every port of call.”
The ‘Heavenly Adriatic’ is available to book from £489pp with savings of up to £811 and 50% off all Celestyal Plus+ Experience packages.
Included are a premium drinks package, £150pp shore excursion credit, 25% off at the Grill Seekers & Pink Moon speciality restaurants, and includes all port charges, gratuities and Wi-Fi access.
For more information visit celestyal.com or call 0808 258 4170.
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