Go Back   Cruise Reviews Forums > Port Chat > Europe Port Chat
Register Forgot Password?
New! Use your Facebook, Google, AIM & Yahoo accounts to securely log into this site, click logo to login  
Search

Closed Thread
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 04-06-2006, 09:06 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Posts: 2
Default
I am part of a group of 8 traveling on the Voyager of the Seas from Barcelona through the Western Med in early Sept. We would like to arrange for some private tours at several of our ports instead of being part of the larger group included in ship-sponsored excursions. I believe that the small-group, customized and flexibility itinerary could make for very special experiences but some members of my group are concerned about the risks associated with going "off ship." Can anyone recommend a reputable tour group that specializes in port excursions in Naples, Livorno, Rome, Marseilles and/or Villefrances? Also, what are your opinions of ship-sponsored versus private excurions?
Thanks for your help!

Edit: Moved to Europe Port Chat. RF
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 04-10-2006, 07:01 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Valley Center, CA 92082
Posts: 2,362
Default
Doing a private tour is the best way to go. Read the information about each port you mentioned in www.EuropePortReviews.com and you will find a ton of answers.

Tom
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 05-10-2006, 06:59 PM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 1
Default
Has anybody done private tours to Rome, especially to the Vatican? I heard there are better, more customized ones out there than the ship offers where you can bypass long lines, etc. We don't want to do the walking tour as previously suggested. Any recommendations?
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 06-03-2006, 08:05 AM
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2006
Posts: 5
Default
Friends of mine used a freelance tourist assitent for thier day trip from Livorno. Here is her mail if you wish to contact her for a quote mytuscany@libero.it
Good luck and enjoy
 
Closed Thread

Tags
excursions, med, port, private, rome, ship, tours

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Summit may 22 Western Med. Gypster Celebrity Cruises 1 04-16-2009 08:27 AM
Western Med Beetsme General Cruise Chat 5 08-21-2008 07:14 PM
Anyone going...8/30/08 VOS to Western Med? Bev21MD Royal Caribbean Cruise Line 1 07-17-2008 09:13 AM
Naples and other Western Med Ports bjmook Europe Port Chat 1 06-04-2007 11:55 AM
NCL Jewel Western Med Normarea Europe Port Chat 1 07-29-2006 11:07 AM


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On
 

All times are GMT -7. The time now is 08:16 PM.

Contact Us - Terms of Use - Cruise Reviews Home - Archive - Privacy Statement - Top

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.6
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.5.2