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Unique Insights

Unique InsightsNot Something You See Every Day

We are always looking for opportunities to dig below the surface and provide you with an experience that takes you deeper into the local social and cultural landscape than you might have expected. So, on selected itineraries you will visit interesting and diverse places that are unique to a particular region.

Cable Car Museum, San Francisco, USA

The unique heritage of San Francisco’s iconic cable cars is yours to discover at the Cable Car Museum. Step back in time as you wander among antique cable cars from the 1870s, examine various mechanical devices and the large collection of historic photographs on display. And from the museum deck, see the huge engines and winding wheels that operate the three remaining lines.

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A Unique Insight into Ferraris, Italy

Ferrari Museum, Maranello, Italy

Visit the Museo Ferrari in Maranello, the official museum dedicated to the iconic luxury vehicle brand founded by Enzo Ferrari in 1946. Capture your imagination with fascinating Formula One, Grand Tourer, Sports and Sports-Prototype exhibits. Then, live the Ferrari experience to the maximum with a thrilling drive on an F1 simulator. The museum displays around 40 models selected on a rotating basis from amongst all Ferrari cars ever made.

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Visit beautiful Lake Maggiore in Italy's north

Gardens of Villa Taranto, Lake Maggiore, Italy

At Lake Maggiore in the picturesque Italian Lake District, enjoy a visit to the beautiful botanical gardens of Villa Taranto. Explore avenues of azalea, maple, rhododendron and camellia, and see rare lilies and gardens displaying over 300 varieties of dahlias. Lose yourself amongst the meticulously crafted terraced gardens flowing with calming water features, fountains and ponds that stretch across 16 hectares of sheer
natural beauty.

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Visit Camp Nou for a Unique Insight into Spain's love affair for Football

Camp Nou, Barcelona, Spain

Spain’s love affair for Football is an institution in itself, especially in Barcelona where the passion for the local team FC Barcelona is something of an art form. A visit to Europe’s biggest football stadium Camp Nou will reveal just that. Step into the locker rooms of FC Barcelona, run onto the pitch through the players’ tunnel and learn about the history of the stadium in the club museum.

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Vietnam water puppert performance

Water Puppet Performance, Vietnam

Enjoy a uniquely northern Vietnamese art form where puppets appear to be moving over the water, depicting scenes of rural life and episodes of national history.

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Highlights of Vietnam & Cambodia

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