Shore excursions are an essential part of making a cruise trip. Going ashore is one of the best part of a cruise and one of the reasons, if not the first one, why many travelers choose a cruise vacation. Until now, cruise lines have had a monopoly on the sale and organization of shore excursions, but now the expensive shore excursions offered by the cuise line face-off a much better value alternative: Ancora Tours is an international tour operator that provides shore excursions at lower price than those sold onboard. The service includes: professionals tour guides, transportation from/to port, travel insurance and free telephone helpdesk support in English. Cruise professional and especially big fans of travels, owners Alberto Rodriguez and Emiliano Bianchetti were those for first managed to reply the needs of consumers: to provide the highest quality shore excursions at a reasonable price, and pay them the very same day of it Ancora Tours Europe Shore Excursions Since 2003 we have dealt with shore excursions In the first years our efforts were essentially focused on the spanish market (TU Italia). During this period we have laid the foundations for our future: TU Crocierista and Shore Excursions – respectively concerning the Italian and English market – represent an important step in the international expansion strategy. With these credentials and ten-years experience we’re able to provide a comprehensive range of high quality and safety services, meeting also the most specific needsPrivate Shore Excursions are may possible thank to a full range of external and reliable collaborators across Europe