Explore More Of Italy And The Greek Isles On Exclusive Lcv Shore Excursions

Our 2018 LCV member voyage through the Greek Isles & Italy is ready to set sail. This year, before we get on board, we’ll be touring Athens like never before. Join Azamara Club Cruises President & CEO, Larry Pimentel, and his wife, Sandi, as they host a specially curated pre-cruise experience. Whether you’re into exploring the brand-new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center, or savoring a private garden dinner while soaking in the sunset, or enjoying some leisure time, you can be sure your experience will be one to remember.

And the adventure doesn’t end there! With our exclusive shore excursions—designed specifically for Le Club Voyage members—you'll be able to experience exclusive tours, activities, and the chance to live the Greek & Italian life #AzaLocal-style. Craving an unforgettable thrill? Or an extraordinary day-trip into the heart of local culture? The below Le Club Voyage shore excursions have what you’re looking for.

These LCV Shore excursions have been curated exclusively for LCV members, and will also be hosted Larry and Sandi Pimentel. The below shore excursions cannot be booked online.

To book the LCV pre-cruise experience or below LCV shore excursions, call 1-888-532-5828 (US & Canada) or 1-954-628-9712 (Outside of US & Canada.)

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Vintage Fiat 500 Road Rally & Lunch

—Escorted by Larry Pimentel

Join us on an adrenaline-pumping excursion that puts you behind the wheel of a sweet vintage Fiat 500. Begin with a sightseeing drive aboard a private minibus that winds along the Amalfi coast to charming Sorrento. Here, you will hop into a vintage Fiat 500 and follow a local guide on a rambling road rally. Hit the gas and zoom along some of the most picturesque scenery in the Italian Riviera. Stop along the way for photos and to switch up the driving responsibility. You’ll also break to enjoy a traditional Tarantella dance performance along with some light refreshments. At the end of your drive, hop back in the minibus and head to a local restaurant overlooking the Bay of Sorrento. Enjoy a welcome champagne toast before savoring a lunch of gnocchi, fresh fish, and fine Italian wines. Wrap it all up with a Sorrentine “Limoncello” tasting.

Important Notes: Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour. Maximum 2 guests per Fiat automobile. Guest must be a licensed driver able to operate a manual transmission in order to drive vehicle. Single drivers will be paired up. Singles that want to drive along will be charged a single supplement of $400.


Cooking Class at a Mykonian Home

—Escorted by Larry Pimentel

Experience the beautiful exchange that happens when barriers are broken down over great food and wine shared in a local home. You'll visit the Mykonian "Spiti" (home) of a lovely woman named Teta, who'll welcome you inside for a morning filled with local cuisine, culture and conversation. Enjoy stories of her family's heritage and tales that reflect the history of life on the "Island of the Winds". Take a stroll through her pride and joy, a thriving organic vegetable garden, from which many of the day's treats are sourced. Sip local wine or Cretan rake, while taking turns helping Teta in the kitchen as she prepares a lunch with Greek mezes, such as stuffed tomatoes, traditional dakos, spinach pie and kopanisti cheese. You'll also enjoy some of Teta's homemade sweet preserves with fresh Greek yogurt. Most importantly, you'll get to know this truly enchanting woman who loves making new friends feel like old friends.

Important Notes: Guests in wheelchairs should not select this tour. Guests with limited mobility should be accompanied by an able-bodied companion who can provide assistance. Guests must be able to enter and exit transportation independently with 2-3 steps. Guests with limited mobility may have difficulty accessing the garden, which requires negotiating 15 steps.


Ancient Akrotiri & Lunch

—Escorted by Larry Pimentel

Step back in time on this journey to Santorini's iconic villages, towns, and ancient ruins. Venture to the rocky sides of the caldera and learn about the island's rich geological history. Next, discover the village of Oia and admire the breathtaking blue domes. Then, it's off to the ruins of Akrotiri, where you'll uncover the secrets of this ancient city. Stroll the cobblestone streets, explore the city squares, and peer into the preserved houses and shops. Get a glimpse into ancient Greek life during a fascinating guided tour. Finally, travel to Fira Town, where you'll admire Metropolis Church. Stroll to IDOL restaurant where you'll indulge in a delicious Greek lunch featuring a choice of lamb chops with red wine sauce or salmon with spicy aioli and other local delicacies while taking in a breathtaking view of the caldera. Afterward, enjoy free time to browse and shop in Fira.

Important Notes: Cable car ticket is included. Guests may return to the ship at their leisure. Pregnant women and guests with back/neck problems should not select this tour. Guests with concerns should consult their personal physician. Pregnant women who wish to participate on this excursion should have their doctor's approval prior to participating. Guests must be able to negotiate approximately 2-3 steps to enter/exit tender and negotiate approximately 5 steps to enter/exit the motor coach. Guests in wheelchairs and those with limited mobility should not select this tour.


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