Shore Excursions

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The benefits of an excursion with MSC:

Visit what’s important – you won’t miss a thing
Quality - all tours provided by certified partners
Expert multilingual guides – all carefully selected
No Stress – let us take care of everything
Safety – the highest safety standards
Dedicated excursions – for everyone 


    Make your vacation a truly memorable experience

    MSC Cruises offers an incredible choice of shore excursions designed to suit all tastes, giving you the freedom to make the most of every moment ashore.

    Discover our excursions program to choose all the excursions you are interested in, making your vacation an unforgettable journey of discovery.

    Bookings can be made up to 3 days prior the cruise departure date.

    For full Terms and Conditions, please click here. All pre-paid services must be completed and purchased 4 days prior to your cruise. Any pre-paid items that are within 3 days of your cruise will not be accepted (example: If your cruise is Saturday, the last day you can purchase a pre-paid item is Tuesday).

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      Discoveries at every destination

      Choose MSC Excursions Because...

      Quality and Value
      Experience the highlights of each destination on meticulously planned excursions, guided by skilled and qualified local tour guides*.

      Comfort and Convenience
      From transportation to and from the ship, to seeing the sights, our tours are designed to make your day of exploring as carefree as possible. Just select the tour of your choice and let us take care of all the details.

      Peace of Mind
      When you choose an MSC excursion, you can relax in the knowledge that all our tours are operated by carefully selected partners who can easily make contact with your ship throughout the day.

      *Tours can be provided in 5 languages (English, German, French, Spanish, Italian) and depends on the availability of guides. The final language will be confirmed on board during the cruise.

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      Active & Adventures

      Active & Adventures

      Head ashore in search of adventure! Opportunities for sport and fun range from trekking and snorkeling to kayak tours and 4x4 vehicle adventures. The active choice.

      City tour

      City tour

      Explore the city with a guided tour and soak up the local scenery with a comfortable coach ride. Enjoy this ride as you get to know your destination.

      Culture & History

      Culture & History

      Learn all about the history and culture of your destination, with visits to must-see locations and guided tours of key sites. The ideal route to local knowledge.

      Scenic route

      Scenic route

      Admire your destination in total comfort, with a scenic coach tour taking in the best views and the main places of interests. The relaxing road to discovery.

      Family fun

      Family fun

      Take your children on a journey of discovery, with a special program for kids. The perfect family trip. Book your Family Explorer Club tour.

      Natural wonders

      Natural wonders

      Immerse yourself in spectacular scenery and discover the fascinating flora and fauna of your destination. Your passport to the wonders of the natural world.

      Something special

      Something special

      Pursue your interests in new places! From gastronomic tours and guided shopping trips to religious visits, there’s a world of pastimes and passions to explore.

      Sea & Sun

      Sea & Sun

      Treat yourself to some pure relaxation, basking on a beautiful beach or enjoying the stunning views on a scenic boat trip. A winner for sea and sun lovers.

      Why an MSC Excursion?


      An msc excursion, the best way to enhance every cruise experience

      Dedicated excursions for every taste and requirement, for groups and families too

      • Guaranteed places when booked through a Travel Agency, no queueing at the desk on board

      No need to prepare or organize anything

      No stress about getting back on board on time

      The ship waits for you

      Safe, punctual, tried and tested excursions

      • Visits to the most symbolic places

      Expert multilingual guides, all carefully selected

      • All tours provided by certified partners

      • Certified and vetted drivers

      Excellent culinary experiences on land, in high quality establishments selected by our experts with periodic quality checks

      2,000 excursions available across the world

      Tailor-made excursions for every itinerary and destination


      Discover the MSC Family Explorer Club tours

      Designed to let kids and parents discover the world together.

      Explore the destination with a fun filled family adventure, inspired by history and designed to cover the highlights, this tour is educational and engages adults and children alike.
      Discover the MSC Family Explorer Club tours