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Silversea Cruises has announced a new collection of Shore Amore all-inclusive Mediterranean cruises aboard Silver Spirit this summer that include roundtrip business-class airfare and transfers, pre-cruise deluxe hotel stay with breakfast, local experiences (such as a gondola ride along the Grand Canal in Venice) and a choice of select small-group shore excursions in every port.
“Whether you’re exploring ancient ruins or relaxing at a harborside cafe, it’s easy to fall in love with the Mediterranean,” said Ellen Bettridge, Silversea’s president of the Americas. “With business-class air, hotel and shore excursions included, our new Shore Amore sojourns offer unsurpassed value and the opportunity to enjoy a remarkably enriching vacation experience.”
Itineraries include the 11-day Venice to Istanbul sailing, departing Aug. 2, with a one-night stay at Venice’s Monaco and Grand Canal Hotel plus a gondola ride along the Grand Canal with ports of call including Split, Kotor, Corfu, Rhodes, Santorini and Kusadasi and an overnight in Venice from $8,999.
The eight-day Istanbul to Athens sails on Aug. 12 and includes a cruise along the Bosphorus as well as visits to Kusadasi, Rhodes, Aghios Nikolaos, Santorini and Mykonos. The all-inclusive package starts at $7,199.
From $6,299, the eight-day Athens to Venice cruise departs on Aug. 19 and includes a night at the Grande Bretagne Hotel in Athens plus a dinner overlooking the Acropolis. The ship calls in Monemvasia, Corfu, Kotor and Split.
On Aug. 26, the eight-day Venice to Monte Carlo itinerary will call in Dubrovnik, Messina, Sorrento and Bonifacio (Corsica). The package includes an overnight at Grand Canal Hotel plus a gondola ride along the Grand Canal, from $6,299.
Silver Spirit offers oceanview suites (most have a private veranda), gourmet cuisine, butler service and a selection of included shipboard amenities, including complimentary beverages, wines and spirits served throughout the ship, 24-hour room service, stocked in-suite beverage cabinet and enrichment and entertainment programs. All onboard gratuities are included in the cruise fare.
Agents must mention the name “Shore Amore” at the time of booking to receive the offer.