How sure are you about choosing the right European or Baltic cruise ship shore excursions? Will they deliver what you are expecting? Make sure you get value for money and that you see the particular sights that you want to see. Know the pitfalls. What fitness level do I need? Will there be time for shopping, perhaps swimming? What about appropriate clothing for religious sites, avoiding pickpockets, getting lost and not speaking the language? Each of the locations is introduced, the full tour as taken by the author is explained in detail and a recommendation is given. Disasters, unexpected delights and specific information you need to know are all included. There's also an invaluable Check List on what to take on your day excursion as well as an explanation about the on-board excursion procedure, customs, security and traveling with your friends - everything the novice cruise traveler needs to know in advance. Features detailed and first-hand experience recommendations for 25 of the best cruise ship shore excursions including Venice, St Petersburg, Barcelona and Corfu, Stockholm, Ephesus, Lisbon, Monaco and Istanbul plus many more, including some cities to explore on your own. This is invaluable information that will assist in choosing the right shore excursion for you. Cruise lines now encourage booking these shore trips well in advance of your sailing, so take the time to read this guide before making your choice and then carry it with you for reference. Your much-anticipated vacation will then be one to remember - for all the right reasons!