Athens (Greece) to Nice (France) on Silver-Shadow

11 May 2019
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Included Business Class air and overseas transfers!
Visit the picture-postcard island of Santorini, stunning Sorrento and ancient Rome on board Silver Shadow!

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Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Saturday 11 May Athens (Greece) 1800
Piraeus is 12 kilometers south-west of Athens and is the city's port. The port town itself has a long nautical history, as told in the Maritime Museum, and close to the port is the area of Piralki and its fish taverns. Walking beyond the peninsula, the coast is dotted with picturesque creeks. The hillside area of Kastella has narrow alleys, the church of Profitis Ilias and fantastic views of the Acropolis.
2 - Sunday 12 May Santorini (Greece) 0800 2300
The best way to arrive in Santorini is by sea, with spectacular views of the high caldera walls and the cliff-top town of Fira. Cruise ships berth in the old port, where the journey to the town is via donkey or cable car ' either option provides dramatic views of the Mediterranean and the volcanic island of Nea Kameni. Along the narrow alleys of the cliff-top are brilliant white and blue buildings, and the much-photographed church of Ag Mina.
3 - Monday 13 May Khania (Crete, Greece) 0800 1600
The Venetian harbour and town of Chania on Crete is an historic area with a thriving nightlife and waterfront restaurants. The Old Town area of Kastli is interwoven with narrow alleys and pretty balconied houses. Aside from the pleasure of exploring this picturesque town, places of interest include the Byzantine Museum, the Ottoman Baths and the Fortress of Souda on an island in the bay.
4 - Tuesday 14 May Argostoli, Cephalonia 0900 2000
5 - Wednesday 15 May Day At Sea
6 - Thursday 16 May Siracusa, Sicily 0800 1800
7 - Friday 17 May Palermo (Italy) 0800 1900
The port of Palermo sits on the north-west coast of Sicily, and is a ten-minute walk from the city centre, which is rich in history, architecture and culture. There are many historic buildings ' the largest theatre in Italy, the Teatro Massimo, the cathedral, which contains an observatory in one of its domes, the catacombs of the Capuchins housing remains of 8000 monks, and the Museo Archeologico Regionale. Local buses travel to Mount Etna where there is a cable car taking visitors up to the craters.
8 - Saturday 18 May Sorrento (Italy) 0800 1800
Sorrento lies on a peninsula on the south side of the Bay of Naples, and is the gateway to the picturesque Amalfi Coast, the islands of Ischia and Capri, and the ancient sites of Pompeii and Paestum. Sorrento itself has an unhurried charm, with cafes serving the local tipple, Limoncello in Piazza Tasso. Worth a visit are the Baroque Church del Carmine, the 18th-century villa, Palazzo Correa, and Museo Bottega, which has frescoed vaults and antiquities on display.
9 - Sunday 19 May Rome (Civitavecchia, Italy) 0800 2359
This busy port is a hub for travel throughout the Mediterranean and has direct rail connections to Rome. In Civitavecchia itself, there is a seafront promenade and beach, a long modern pier and the Archaeological Park of Terme Taurine, where there are Roman baths built by Emperor Hadrian around hot sulphur springs. The town has a good choice of seafood restaurants, and a few kilometers down the coast is the important 9th-century castle of Santa Severa, built on the ancient site of Pyrgi.
10 - Monday 20 May Day At Sea
11 - Tuesday 21 May Cannes (France) 0800 2330
Cruise ship passengers visiting Cannes will arrive in the heart of this glamorous city, well-known for its famous film festival. Beside the attractive promenade of Le Croisette, there are other treasures to discover ' the 14th-century wooden church in the hill-side district of Le Suquet, the arts and crafts galleries of Le Cannet-Rocheville and the small islands of Lerins in the bay where there are sandy beaches and the monastery of Ste Honorat.
12 - Wednesday 22 May Nice (France) 0800
Nice port is situated in the heart of the city, close to the old quarter. The bay is bordered by the sweeping Promenade des Anglais which leads to a pedestrianised zone housing restaurants, cafes, small shops and boutiques and the pleasant Place Rossetti. There is a Russian Orthodox Cathedral in Nice, and excellent museums, including two dedicated to the works of Matisse and Chagall.
Code Category Status Latest Price
VI Vista Suite WAITLIST £6000pp
B1 Veranda 1 AVAILABLE £7200pp
B2 Veranda 2 AVAILABLE £7400pp
B3 Veranda 3 AVAILABLE £7500pp
B4 Veranda 4 AVAILABLE £7600pp
ME Medallion Suite WAITLIST £9900pp
SL Silver Suite WAITLIST £10900pp
R1 Royal 1 Suite WAITLIST £11300pp
G1 Grand 1 Suite AVAILABLE £11900pp
O1 Owner's 1 Suite WAITLIST £12800pp
R2 Royal 2 Suite WAITLIST £15100pp
G2 Grand 2 Suite AVAILABLE £15500pp
O2 Owner's 2 Suite AVAILABLE £16600pp
Prices: £ price per person based on 2 people sharing.
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11 May 2019£6000pp