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What inspires you to travel? Is it the adventure of waking up in a foreign country? Or is it learning new things about the people and places you visit? Although everyone travels for a different reason, we can all agree that travel is a life-changing experience.
Regent Seven Seas Cruises® intrinsically understands the romance of the journey, which is why the cruise line offers a robust roster of shore excursions to appeal to every taste, interest and activity level.
Below are the categories of tours you may choose from:
Regent believes it’s important to see, feel and savour every moment you are ashore, which is why they offer a vast menu that consists of more than 3,000 complimentary shore excursions, from guided tours of UNESCO World Heritage Sites to cultural exchanges with locals.
Booking Tip: In Tallinn, choose the Kadriorg Palace and Tallinn Environs Tour for a fascinating tour of the northern Baroque palace built by Peter the Great for Catherine I.
Carefully chosen for their inspiring and distinctive settings, every optional Regent Choice Shore Excursion offers you endless possibilities for personal enrichment, from private behind-the-scenes tours of world-renowned places to exploring the wild regions of the world in a hot-air balloon, helicopter or seaplane.
Booking Tip: In Ketchikan, choose the Misty Fjords Seaplane Adventure for an exhilarating flight to the Misty Fjords National Monument aboard a specially-equipped seaplane to view 300-metre waterfalls plunging into beautiful river valleys and serene crystalline lakes surrounded by pristine untouched forests.
On these specialised tours, you can expect a culturally immersive, small-group experience in some of the most vulnerable destinations in the world. From a memorable expedition to one of the wildest areas of Iceland, learning about upcycled fashion in Estonia, or participating in a beach clean-up in Namibia, these experience-rich tours are far off the beaten path, but filled with hope for a sustainable future.
Booking Tip: In Castries, choose the Honeybees, Enhancing Biodiversity Tour, so that you may gain insight into how honeybees contribute to St. Lucia’s biodiversity. Enjoy the taste of the black mangrove honey produced at the collective.
The flavours of a particular region or a specific culture create unique connections that are unlike any other. Therefore, we continue to develop and curate special culinary experiences in each of the incredible regions to which we sail. On the menu you will find tours to famed wine estates and colourful markets,as well as excursions to renowned restaurants and demonstrations by award-winning chefs in their home kitchens.
Unique to their Culinary Arts Kitchen Experiences aboard select ships, Regent’s specially curated, Master Chef-led Epicurean Explorer Tours
allow you to get hands-on instruction on a variety of globally-inspired cooking techniques in a top-of-the-line kitchen classroom, as you immerse your palate in the cultural flavours of your destination.
Dozens of wine-centric excursions await with their Wine & Spirits Tours. Get the inside scoop on where the pros go to indulge their taste buds with the Where the Chefs Eat Tours.
Booking Tip: In Corfu, choose the Market-to-Table Chef Tour & Cooking Class for an immersive culinary experience where you will shop for ingredients at the local market and enjoy a light lunch at a famed local taverna, before returning on board for a cooking class on Corfu cuisine using the items purchased that same morning. In Monte Carlo, choose the Nice Market Visit & Chateau Eza Lunch Tour and enjoy a memorable day on the Cote d’Azur complete with an exquisite lunch at the restaurant, Chateau Eza.
Lovers of architectural gems, engineering wonders and ground-breaking designs will be delighted to embark on these phenomenal tours that offer a behind-the-scenes perspective of historic buildings, modern skyscrapers and more. Witness architectural marvels and best kept secrets throughout the world, while hearing about the challenges, controversies and personalities involved in their development.
Booking Tip: In Oslo, choose the Equinor & Munchmuseet Tour and discover how two extraordinarily modern buildings have transformed Oslo’s skyline and pushed the boundaries of design. An architectural historian guide will elaborate on the buildings’ advanced technologies and present a rare insider’s perspective of their construction.
Experience the world through the eyes of those who actually live there and discover the best of what you didn’t know about your favourite destination with Go Local Tours. Many Go Local Tours are part of Regent’s included unlimited shore excursions, while some require a discounted, supplementary charge.
Booking Tip: In Bordeaux, choose Dine Like the Locals, With the Locals and enjoy a delightful meal with a local family in their home, where you will gain an authentic understanding of Bordeaux’s culture, cuisine and highly esteemed wines.
Transcend the moment as you expand your mind and strengthen your body with a Serene Spa & Wellness™ Tour. These tours allow you to discover the incredible destinations we visit while maintaining your active and healthy lifestyle. Restore and heal your mind, body and soul as you travel throughout the world.
Booking Tip: In Santorini, choose the Yoga & Wine Tasting Overlooking Caldera Wellness Tour and enjoy an invigorating yoga class from the outdoor terrace of the Venetsanos winery surrounded by the extraordinary backdrop of the volcanic caldera.
Enhance your shoreside experience with a Small Group Tour. Hosting no more than 16 guests, these tours provide a more intimate experience and allow for more personal engagement with your knowledgeable guide.
Booking Tip: In Kotor, choose the Highlights of Montenegro Tour and be mesmerised by the majestic mountains and stunningly beautiful bay, plus spend time in the old section of Kotor, deemed a World Heritage Site.
These tours are designed to use the most wheelchair accessible routes possible. This includes step-free routes, shorter distances and no stairs. Accessible restrooms with wide doors for wheelchairs are present along the tour route. The vehicle used on this excursion is adapted with an access ramp (or lift where available) to accommodate a limited number of wheelchairs and/or mobility scooters.
Booking Tip: In Málaga, choose Accessible Granada Palaces and Heart of Granada, and enjoy an incredible time browsing the magnificent Moorish palaces of the Alhambra and the serene Generalife gardens.
Learn a traditional dance. Walk in the footsteps of ancient emperors. Enjoy a home-cooked meal thousands of miles away from your own kitchen. All of these moments are possible. No matter which onshore experience you choose, you can explore at your own pace, appreciating and enjoying every destination.
For a limited time you can enjoy a free 2-category suite upgrade, up to 40% off, up to US$1,000 shipboard credit plus unlimited shore excursions and more on hundreds of voyages with Regent Seven Seas.
About Regent Seven Seas Cruises®
Regent Seven Seas Cruises is the leading luxury cruise line, delivering An Unrivalled Experience™ for 30 years. Carrying no more than 746 guests, the line’s spacious and stylish ships - Seven Seas Explorer®, Seven Seas Mariner®, Seven Seas Navigator®, Seven Seas Splendor™, Seven Seas Voyager® and from 2023 Seven Seas Grandeur™ - form The World’s Most Luxurious Fleet™ and explore more than 500 immersive destinations globally. Offering Unrivalled Space at Sea™, guests enjoy sumptuous all-suite accommodation, nearly all with private balconies, which are among the largest at sea, as well as highly personalised service throughout lavish public areas and expansive outdoor spaces. Unique to Regent Seven Seas Cruises, unlimited complimentary shore excursions are available in every port, making it the only truly all-inclusive cruise line. Voyage fares also include gourmet cuisine in a range of specialty restaurants and al-fresco dining venues, fine wines and spirits, entertainment, unlimited internet access, valet laundry service, pre-paid gratuities onboard, a transfer between hotel and ship, and a one-night, pre-cruise hotel package for guests staying in Concierge-level suites and higher.