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With Insider Access, you’ll engage with locals and share experiences that will deepen your understanding and appreciation of local culture. In small groups, you’ll visit ancestral homes, historic estates, and other private venues. Welcoming hosts will share their history, personal stories and more. In these intimate settings, traditions are brought to life, ideas are exchanged, and friendships are made.

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Florence (livorno), Italy

Lucca Family Villa

Discover exquisite architecture, timeless elegance and a rich history in the ancient walled town of Lucca and the nearby hillside villa of one of its most illustrious families. Behind fortified walls—now a tree-lined promenade—Lucca maintains its Renaissance-era character and ambience. Explore its narrow streets, cobbled lanes and handsome plazas that include Piazza Bernardini before driving to the hillside estate built by Count Cosimo Bernardini in the 1700s as a weekend hunting retreat. One of the count's descendants will escort you through the villa's expansive gardens where you'll enjoy a toast while hearing stories of the family whose prominent role in Lucca dates to the 14th century.

Price: $299 Adult/Child
Duration: 5.5 hours

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Haifa, Israel

The Modern Middle East with Professor Baram

Discuss the significance of events in the Middle East with an esteemed scholar who is one of the world's foremost experts on Iraq. A professor emeritus of the University of Haifa, Dr. Amatzia Baram has also taught at the Oxford University's St. Antony's College, the National Defense College in Israel and Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Dr. Baram and his wife, Bonnie, will welcome Azamara guests to their home filled with handmade furniture, each piece of which has its own story.

Price: $169 Adult/Child
Duration: 2.75 hours

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Sorrento, Italy

Mozzarella from Farm to Table

Experience Italian food traditions at their finest at a Campania dairy farm where water buffaloes are raised to produce the region's trademarked mozzarella cheese. A scenic drive along the spectacular Amalfi Coast brings you to Pontecagnano, a town where buffaloes have been bred for hundreds of years. Watch as a cheese maker demonstrates the traditional techniques of making the creamy textured balls of mozzarella and tour the farm with its herd of 600 buffaloes. The farm's owners will welcome you into their private villa to sample their signature cheese and other dairy products made exclusively from their milk.

Price: $169 Adult/Child
Duration: 6 hours

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Insider Access Voyages

Ship Voyage Date Voyage Name   Port Date Insider Access Tour
QS 05-JAN-15 15 Night Discover Vietnam&thailand   Klong Toey 16-JAN-15
Prasart Museum
JR 10-JAN-15 17 Night Antarctica & Falklands Voyage   Montevideo 11-JAN-15
Viña Varela Zarranz
QS 20-JAN-15 14 Night Thailand & Malaysia Voyage   Yangon 25-JAN-15
Traditional Medicine
  Yangon 26-JAN-15
Monasteries and Meditation
JR 27-JAN-15 11 Night Argentina & Brazil Voyage   Buenos Aires 28-JAN-15
Gaucho Equestrian Show and Traditional Barbeque
  Montevideo 31-JAN-15
Viña Varela Zarranz
QS 03-FEB-15 14 Night Thailand & Indonesia Voyage   Klong Toey 06-FEB-15
Prasart Museum
  Klong Toey 07-FEB-15
Prasart Museum
JR 07-FEB-15 12 Night Rio Carnival & Argentina Voyage   Montevideo 10-FEB-15
Viña Varela Zarranz
  Buenos Aires 11-FEB-15
Gaucho Equestrian Show and Traditional Barbeque
  Buenos Aires 12-FEB-15
Gaucho Equestrian Show and Traditional Barbeque
JR 19-FEB-15 18 Night Copacabana-biscayne Bay Voyage   Salvador De Bahia 22-FEB-15
Cooking Class with Lunch at Atelier Maria Adair
QS 21-MAR-15 16 Night India & Malaysia Voyage   Mumbai 01-APR-15
Matharpacady - A Hamlet within a City
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*In the unlikely event that your tour is significantly delayed, we'll make all the arrangements for you to return to the ship at the earliest opportunity at no expense to you.

**Tours involving flights, trains, special events, overnight stays, hotel stays and Private Discoveries must be cancelled 30 days prior to sailing to avoid cancellation penalties. Other restrictions may apply.

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