Seabourn’s European Tours Satisfy an Appetite for Activity

Biking, Hiking, Canyoning Excursions Inject Pep Into Pampered Vacations

MIAMI, March 9 /PRNewswire/ — Ultra luxury cruise pioneer Seabourn Cruise Line has created a European “Adventure Collection” of shore excursions that offer its guests opportunities to feel the burn while seeing the sights in ports of call from Norway to the Greek Isles. The adventurous, active experiences are designed to satisfy vacationers who believe that sybaritic shipboard indulgences like the line’s sumptuous dinners and herb-scented bubble baths should be complemented by a certain amount of vigorous exertion.

For example, Seabourn offers guided bicycle excursions in Madeira; Sardinia; Taormina, Sicily; Florence, Athens, Helsinki, around Stockholm’s Royal Djurgaarden park and, in Denmark, at Skagen and on the island of Bornholm. Guests are also offered chances to explore the French island of Corsica, the slopes of Sicily’s Mt. Etna, the Greek isle of Corfu and the vineyards and flower fields of Provence on mountain bikes.

For those seeking something even more strenuous, Seabourn offers excursions involving the popular European activity called “canyoning,” in which participants swim, jump, climb, rappel and float down scenic river canyons, one located near Nice, France and another at the Alcantara Gorge on the island of Sicily.

A variety of guided walking tours are available in nearly twenty of the line’s European ports of call, including cliff walks on the isle of Guernsey; walking the moors of Dartmoor from Plymouth, England; exploring the Art Nouveau section of Aalesund, Norway on foot; following Cezanne’s footsteps from Nice, strolling Barcelona’s Gothic Quarter, an “insider’s” walking tour of Mykonos and volcano hiking on Santorini.

Some Adventure Collection excursions feature highly specialized activities, such as a sea-kayaking tour of the waters around Dubrovnik, sailing on the Turkish coast and a truffle-hunting expedition near Rovinj on Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast.

Adventure Collection tours are offered in Europe along with Seabourn’s award-winning “Signature Series” tours, which often feature privileged entry into museums and other attractions when they are closed to the general public, exclusive receptions with local dignitaries, or introduction to fascinating local features that are well known to insiders, but remain off the typical tourist’s itinerary.

Back on board, Seabourn’s active guests will appreciate the ship’s fully- equipped, sea-view gym and the award-winning Spa at Seabourn, even as they enjoy a continuing series of thoughtful enhancements to shipboard and shoreside services called Signature Delights that add luxury and value for guests aboard the three 208-guest Yachts of Seabourn: Seabourn Pride, Spirit and Legend. Signature Delights include free Massage Moments on deck; complimentary service of spirits and wines including French champagne throughout the cruise, gourmet cuisine created by celebrity chef Charlie Palmer, indulgent Pure Pampering therapeutic bathing selections from Molton Brown and an Exclusively Seabourn complimentary shoreside experience on every cruise.

Seabourn has been honored in every annual edition of Conde Nast Traveler magazine’s Gold List and placed at the top of the luxury cruise category by readers of such prestigious magazines as Departures, published exclusively for American Express Platinum and Centurion Card members; Travel + Leisure and the annual Travel Star survey of Swiss travel agencies.

The Yachts of Seabourn sail cruises of seven to 18 days or longer on itineraries in the Mediterranean, Western and Northern Europe. With Early Booking Savings of up to 35 percent, fares start from $3,996 per person, based on double occupancy of a 277-square foot ocean-view suite. For information, contact a travel agent, call Seabourn at 1-800-929-9391 or visit .

The Yachts of Seabourn is a proud member of World’s Leading Cruise Lines. Our exclusive alliance also includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Costa Cruises and Windstar Cruises. Sharing a passion to please each guest, and a commitment to quality and value, our member lines appeal to a wide range of lifestyles and budgets. Together we offer exciting and enriching cruise vacations to the world’s most desirable destinations. The Yachts of Seabourn is a brand of Carnival Corporation and plc (NYSE:CCL) and (NYSE:CUK) , and supports the Ocean Conservation & Tourism Alliance, dedicated to education and promotion of best practices for protecting the marine environment.

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