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Shore Excursions

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Private Travel

This summer, enjoy a private shore excursion with Exeter International. We offer private shore excursions in all ports of call on the Baltic, Black and Adriatic Seas. Choosing an Exeter International shore excursion means you will never find yourself lost amidst the crowds. Indeed, your private itinerary will be designed to avoid crowds at all costs. Exeter guides are experts at keeping you safely away from long lines so that you can enjoy their extraordinary knowledge without having to run after the glimpse of a ‘follow me’ umbrella. Private shore excursions ensure that you receive personalized service and the best experience possible to help you maximize your time in port.

Our goal is to take you beyond the ordinary. Our Extraordinary Experiences offer you a chance to see something different and unusual, often closed to the general public. We excel at creating customized itineraries that combine our local knowledge with our travelers’ exact specifications. We are uniquely positioned to make any trip unforgettable, whether for couples, family and friends or group ship charter.

There will be no groups to join on the bus, no fellow travelers to distract you from your enjoyment and no headsets to put on to hear your guide. There will be just your memories. Let Exeter International help you to discover some of the world’s most unique places, checking a few more off the bucket list!

Our expert travel managers have scoured our destinations and cultivated contacts to give our travelers special insider access to sights and experiences. From the sensory: taste oysters on a private island in Croatia, to the cultural: go behind-the-scenes at Catherine Palace in St. Petersburg with a private visit to the Amber Room workshops, to the simply unforgettable: learning about the Holocaust from a camp survivor in Prague.

There will be no groups to join on the bus and no fellow travelers to distract you from your enjoyment. There will be just your memories. Let us help you discover some of the world’s most unique places, checking a few more off the bucket list!

Enjoy an individual custom-designed tour to relax or to immerse yourself more in depth in one of our destinations before or after your whirlwind cruise. Traveling with Exeter International is about creating a trip that encompasses your exact travel desires and wishes.

We excel at creating customized itineraries to our travelers’ exact specifications. We are uniquely positioned to make any trip unforgettable, whether for couples, family and friends or group ship charter.

Adriatic Ports

The Dalmatian coast, featuring Dubrovnik, Split and Hvar in Croatia and Kotor in Montenegro are some of the most popular Adriatic ports. Enjoy a private tour of Dubrovnik or a day exploring the Elaphite Islands away from the crowds with your own private boat. Further north, in Istria explore the Venetian influenced town of Rovinj.  Let us show you the local Konoba (traditional restaurant) and take you to a boutique vintner for a local wine tasting. 

Baltic & Scandinavian Ports 

St. Petersburg is the highlight of any Baltic cruise with up to three full days in port. For many, a visit here is a once in a lifetime experience. On an Exeter International Bespoke Shore Tour, enjoy Extraordinary Experiences, such as a private tour of the Hermitage galleries with a  curator, or visit the Chinese Palace, the only imperial summer palace not destroyed in World War II, both experiences that can only be done privately. When in season, we’ll also get you the best seats to the greatest of theaters: opera, ballet and symphony and not the tourist-oriented performances offered by many cruise ships. Exeter International will also take care of every aspect of a the shore visa required for Russia.

Discover the beautiful Baltic towns of ,Tallinn Riga and Klaipeda. Classic Copenhagen, Stockholm and Helsinki, famous for food and design and the stunning Norwegian ports of Bergen and Oslo.

Eastern Aegean & Black Sea Ports 

Istanbul, one of the greatest cities in the world, is a paradise for cultural aficionados and shoppers alike. Experience the delights of Topkapi Palace, the monumental Hagia Sophia a d the awe inspiring Blue Mosque before rounding off your day with a sunset cruise along the  Bosphorus. 

Take in the Greek wonders of Ephesus at Kusadasi or the legacy of the Roman Empire at Varna and Constansa.

Explore Odessa, famous for the Potemkin steps and its rich Jewish history. 

Custom Pre & Post Cruise Land Programs 

We can also craft the perfect pre and post ocean and river cruise land programs in Croatia, Russia, the Baltics, Scandinavia and Central Europe.

Extend your cruise before or after with an individual custom-designed tour. Traveling with Exeter International is about creating a trip that encompasses your exact travel desires and wishes.

Our world class guides are hand-picked and matched to your interests. We believe that your guide is one of the singularly most important parts of your travel experience. In addition to their expert historical and logistical knowledge, they offer an authentic insight into local life in another culture.

For custom luxury travel and tours to any of our destinations, please contact one of our travel experts or call 800.633.1008.

Gamla Stan - Stockholm, Sweden Riga, Latvia City Walls - Dubrovnik, Croatia Hermitage - St. Petersburg, Russia Trakai Castle, Riga, Vilnius
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