Princess Cruises, the destination leader, has partnered with a trusted team of local experts to bring you the best each region has to offer. From intriguing cultural content on board, to exclusive experiences ashore, you'll gain a richer appreciation for the places you visit.
Get to know our trusted partners or catch some tips from a local speaker on a previous cruise. We've curated video content featuring some of our best local experts and onboard speakers. These videos will enhance port presentations and be available on stateroom television. Short videos are even available to help you connect with each destination before you cruise.
Princess' 35-year plus legacy in the region means longstanding relationships with our port partners*. We've collaborated with these local experts to bring you more meaningful destination experiences. Be inspired by the passion, pride and creativity of those who know the destination best.
What inspires you about travel? Perhaps it's a delicious local specialty. Cultural insights. Soaring architecture. Or moving music. Learn about these regional topics and more, directly from intriguing local speakers who join us on board. Their personal knowledge will infuse your destination with new meaning.
Hundreds of new shore excursions are now available, crafted by local experts, designed to fit a variety of interests. Whether you’re a first-time visitor or seeking a unique experience off-the-beaten-path, a culinary enthusiast, or prefer to travel with a smaller group - there's a tour for you! DiscoveryTM and Animal PlanetTM Exclusive Tours provide immersive experiences that cannot be booked independently.
Where can I get the best local cuisine? What regional product would make a unique souvenir? Every voyage of discovery naturally raises plenty of questions. Our experts have scoured the region to recommend essential experiences and find distinctive things you'll want to bring home with you as lasting memories.
*Local Connections debuted in Europe with the region's three leading port and cruise associations. Cruise Baltic is the partner for Regal Princess Scandinavia & Russia cruises, Cruise Europe is the partner for Caribbean Princess British Isles cruises, and MedCruise is the partner for Royal Princess Mediterranean sailings.