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Silversea Cruises boasts a fleet of small cruise ships offering luxury and elegance in the form of six-star cruises and is the master in the art of cruising in luxury and offers all guests exceptional service. 

With fine wines, classic cocktails and fabulous refreshments on board, the Silversea luxury cruise offers the most fascinating lifestyle at sea. The Silversea Cruises fleet offers an incredible level of excellence that is easily equivalent to that of a refined hotel, even if a ship is a little different. Silversea Cruises ships are smaller and more intimate than many of the mainstream vessels and manage to provide a sense of grandeur and luxury while simultaneously supplying a sense of adventure. Think of regular champagne service and incredible expeditions, all in one wonderful cruise.

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MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE

Barcelona to Civitavecchia (Rome)

If, when you think of the Mediterranean you think of long nights in Barcelona, lavender fields in Marseille, bathing beauties in St. Tropez and the well-heeled glamour of Portofino, then this is the trip for you. An overnight in Spain’s cosmopolitan capital of Catalonia begins this tour of the Mediterranean coasts, followed by emblematic ports that read like a who’s who of iconic destinations.
Silver Shadow
24th September 2020 - 7 days

Vista Suite Normal Price £3500 pp

Althams Price £2899 pp

included in the cruise fare
  • Complimentary Business Class Flights from 11 UK Airports including Manchester & Leeds Bradford
  • $250 per suite on board spend
  • Free excursion in each port
  • Transfers (between airport and ship)
  • Spacious suite 
  • Butler service in every suite
  • Unlimited Free Wifi
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Award-winning Silver Shadow has all the hallmarks of extreme luxury at sea. With one of the highest space-to-guest ratios at sea, Silver Shadow is a firm favourite in the Silversea fleet.

Authentic experiences. Simple pleasures. Shared moments. Silversea’s Millennium Class luxury cruise ships Silver Shadow and Silver Whisper offer you freedom and space to design your day. Slightly larger in size than ships Silver Cloud and Silver Wind, Silver Shadow retains Silversea’s essence – spacious suites, a complement of only 388 guests, superior service – paired with a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere and enhanced amenities. Aboard the Silver Shadow, energize body and soul with complimentary Pilates and yoga in the expanded fitness center. Savour fine wines and French gastronomy in La Dame, enjoy authentic Italian cuisine in La Terrazza, or simply gaze at endless ocean views from The Grill. Not forgetting the regional-inspired The Restaurant, dining at sea has never been so good.

     Guests capacity: 388  Crew capacity: 302   Last refurbishment: 2019
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Thursday 24 Sep - Barcelona, Spain
The infinite variety of street life, the nooks and crannies of the medieval Barri Gòtic, the ceramic tile and stained glass of Art Nouveau facades, the art and music, the throb of street life, the food (ah, the food!)—one way or another, Barcelona will find a way to get your full attention. The capital of Catalonia is a banquet for the senses, with its beguiling mix of ancient and modern architecture, tempting cafés and markets, and sun-drenched Mediterranean beaches. A stroll along La Rambla and through waterfront Barceloneta, as well as a tour of Gaudí's majestic Sagrada Famíliaand his other unique creations, are part of a visit to Spain's second-largest city. Modern art museums and chic shops call for attention, too. Barcelona's vibe stays lively well into the night, when you can linger over regional wine and cuisine at buzzing tapas bars

Friday 25 Sep - Barcelona, Spain | Departs 6pm
17 Excursions 

Barcelona City Sights  | Club de Golf de Barcelona | Flamenco Evening at Tablao de Carmen | Gaudí’s Barcelona | Gaudí’s Barcelona | Gothic Quarter & Public Markets | Helicopter over Barcelona | Montserrat | Sagrada Familia & Casa Vicens | Sagrada Familia and Gothic Quarter (Limited Mobility Friendly) | Silver Shore Privato: Private Car & Guide (Full-Day) | Silver Shore Privato: Private Car & Guide (Half-Day)| Silver Shore Privato: Private Van & Guide (Full-Day) | Silver Shore Privato: Private Van & Guide (Half-Day) | The Character of Wine | World Cruise Collection: Girona Exploration & 3 Michelin Stars Gourmet Experience at Atempo | World Cruise Collection: Montjuic & Mies Van Der Rohe with an Architect

 

Saturday 26 Sep - Sete, France | 8am - 7pm
Surrounded by water, Sete is a Mediterranean fishing capital and a port with maritime heritage flowing through its salty veins. Set on a lagoon beside the Mediterranean's waves, Sete's streets are interspersed with canals, and the historic Canal du Midi terminates here. Canal boats joust on the river during August’s festival, in this working city of breezy nautical charm. Known as the Venice of Languedoc, house facades front up against canal banks, while leisurely cruises offer romantic trips through this colourful, maritime city. The ascent of Mount St-Clair is perhaps the best spot to appreciate this wonderful, watery setting, and you can also take in the bright frescoes of Chapel of Notre Dame de la Salette while you're there. Or, absorb the town’s deep fishing heritage with a harbour walk among the bobbing little boats, or within the preserved La Pointe Courte fisherman’s village

Sunday 27 Sep - Marseille (Provence), France | 8am - 11pm
France’s sunniest and oldest city may not have the glamour of some of its Cote D’Azur neighbours, but what it lacks in glitz, it certainly makes up for in authenticity and cultural depth. France's second-biggest city, Marseille served as European Capital of Culture in 2013 and is a fantastic hub of museums, creativity and colour. The Le Panier district is a vivid illustration of this - with its faded streets revitalised by overflowing flowerpots and pretty naturally-distressed doorways. Look down to the yacht-crammed port - where fishermen still unload fresh catches - from the viewpoint at the spectacular Notre-Dame de la Garde - a true crowning glory. Standing over walled fortifications - and capped by an elegant dome - the soaring golden statue of Madonna and Child rises high into the air and is visible all over the city. The huge Marseille Cathedral is equally impressive, with its stunning zebra-striped exterior

Monday 28 Sep - Saint Tropez, France | 8am - 10pm
A glitzy, glamorous coastal resort that needs no introduction, Saint Tropez is the French Riviera hotspot of choice for A-listers and flotillas of gleaming yachts. The sparkle of its beaches, and clarity of its light, continues to attract artists - but it was the famous presence of Brigitte Bardot that leant Saint Tropez its enduring glamour and steamy appeal. Nowadays, speedboats skim offshore, while fine vintages from the vineyards nearby are uncorked in top-notch restaurants, in this well-heeled highlight of the Cote d'Azur. Famous bars offer views of the port along Quai Jean Jaurès, with its iconic cherry-red directors' chairs. Here you can admire the monstrous wealth of yachts that sparkle on the waters. On the same corner, big-name brand labels glimmer in the shops of rue François Sibilli - which cuts inland from the charming waterfront.

Tuesday 29 Sep - Portovenere (Cinqueterre),  Italy | 8am - 11pm
Scattered along the dramatic emerald Ligurian coastline, the five towns of the Cinque Terre sprawl down cliffs, and splash bursts of colour into mountains that drop off abruptly to gently bobbing waves below. Set above the rich blue water, this precious gathering of fishing villages is a wonder of the Italian coastline. Connected by rail, hiking trail and sea, cars have been largely eschewed and traditions kept alive on this romantic coastal stretch, where each of the interlinked towns preserves its own distinct personality. Portovenere - itself a gorgeous, colourful fishing village - is the gateway to the five towns, which cling to the cliffs of this terraced landscape. Monterosso is the largest, and you can sunbathe on its sandy beach, or explore the town's gorgeous Medieval core. Vernazza is one of the smallest, but perhaps the most pretty and elegant

Wednesday 30 Sep - Livorono (Tuscany), Italy | 8am - 7pm
There are few more elegant places to salute the sunset than Terrazza Mascagni, Livorno’s refined chessboard piazza. A historic port, and a beachy gateway to Tuscany, Livorno welcomes you ashore to explore this enchanted Italian region's sun-soaked beauty, rich flavours and world-renowned fine art. Stay in Livorno to explore 'Piccolo Venezia', or ‘Little Venice’ - a quarter of the town that's laced with canals, little marble bridges and plenty of tempting eateries. With its bustling market, fortresses and iconic waterfront, there’s plenty to keep you busy here, but most will be tempted to venture inland to explore more of Tuscany’s many charms and artistic wonders. Test your nose, as you breathe in the subtleties of Tuscany’s vineyard-draped scenery, and visit wineries showcasing the best of the renowned flavours of the Bolgheri wine-growing area. Or head out to Prato, where you’ll find tightly-woven textile history.
Thursday 1 Oct - Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy | Arrives 7am 
All roads lead to Rome, and with good reason - this city is one of the world’s most thrilling, offering unmatched history along every street. An evocative, inspiring and utterly artistic capital of unrivalled cultural impact, Rome is a city of back-to-back landmarks, which will take you on an exhilarating journey through the ages. This may be one of the world’s oldest cities, but it’s well and truly lived in. The ruins are punctuated with murmuring cafes, and the outdoor seating of restaurants sprawls out across piazzas, enticing you to sample tangles of creamy pasta and crispy pizzas. Rome’s incredible Roman Forum is littered with the ruins of its ancient administrations, which have stood firm for 2,000 years, since the times when the area was the centre of the Western world. Few sites are more simultaneously beautiful and haunting than that of the storied Colosseum, which looms deep into Rome’s rich blue sky.
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Price is per person based on 2 adults sharing a Vista Suite. Price includes a £350 early booking saving, holiday must be paid in full be 28th February '20 to receive this. Offer is subject to availability and can be changed or withdrawn without notice. Terms & conditions apply.

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