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Savour an overnight stay in the stunning temple city of Athens, before embarking the opulent Silver Spirit for an all-inclusive cruise to discover the abundance of treasures residing in Turkey and Greece.

Your wonderful Mediterranean holiday begins in Athens, the birthplace of democracy; home to one of the world’s oldest cities. While the skyline is dominated by its famously magnificent Acropolis, modern Athens boasts a bustling city, complete with an extraordinary culinary scene.

Following your stay in Greece’s capital, you’ll embark the sumptuous Silver Spirit ahead of a magical all-inclusive voyage of the Adriatic. The magnificent Silver Spirit redefines luxury sea travel, allowing you to delve into the contours of Greece and Turkey in optimum comfort and inimitable style.

Discover Greece’s plethora of captivating sights as the Silver Spirit transports you to paradisal beauty spots along the Aegean coastline. Famed for its pristine sandy beaches, volcanic islands, and stunning temples that gaze out over sapphire waters, Greece is home to delicious food, a rich cultural heritage and spectacular landscapes. With calls in the mythical cities of Volos and Thessaloniki, followed by a stop in Myrina, you’ll soon become familiar with Greece’s unmistakable charm and treasure trove of wonders.

Next you’ll arrive in cosmopolitan Istanbul. With two days in port here, you’ll have ample opportunity to experience its enchanting historical beauty and indulge in its marvellous gastronomic heritage. You’ll then enjoy calls in sun-kissed resort town Kusadasi, the natural haven of Patmos, and stunning Santorini, a destination synonymous with its hill-side white houses and blue-domed churches. You’ll then head to the beautiful isles of Rhodes and Crete, before a final call in the romantic town of Nafpolion.

You’ll then return to Athens for your flight home, armed with memories of a life-time.

Your Route

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The Silver Spirit Experience

Silversea’s luxury cruise ship, Silver Spirit, blends first class facilities with eight desirable dining venues and polished entertainment, providing a truly superior way to cruise. While on board you could discover exquisite dishes bursting with Asian essence at Indochine, meet new friends at Dolce Vita, or unwind in the Zagara Spa. You’ll find personalised service and gracious hospitality, included in your all-inclusive luxury cruise. Stretch out with the largest suites in the Silversea fleet and enjoy a lively, convivial atmosphere that caters to cosmopolitan travellers. And with an enviable staff-to-guest ratio, your every whim will be catered to during your unforgettable cruise.

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Zagara Spa

Relax your body and mind in this soothing sanctuary with saunas, steam rooms and a wide range of invigorating therapies.
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Dining

With eight exquisite dining venues, you’ll be spoilt for choice on where to start.
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Panorama Lounge

Sip a cocktail while taking in panoramic views of the sunset as a pianist plays just the right notes to take you from day to night.

Your 16 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

9 July 2022

Fly to the ancient city of Athens where you’ll enjoy a one-night stay

Steeped in ancient history, mythology and natural beauty, Athens is a beguiling destination. Ruins and relics of its glory days are scattered throughout the modern city, and its crowning glory is the majestic Acropolis from which you will be rewarded with astounding views across Athens and toward the Aegean Sea. Wander down to picture-perfect Plaka, a vibrant and cosmopolitan neighbourhood that is home to excellent shopping and characterful tavernas.

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Day 2

10 July 2022

Embark the Silver Spirit in Athens, for your indulgent, all-inclusive cruise

Your all-inclusive cruise beckons on board the Silver Spirit. Completely refurbished to create extra space and exciting new features, Silversea’s Silver Spirit offers an even more luxurious experience. Now with eight superb dining options, an improved health and fitness centre, a larger pool deck, together with Silversea’s world-famous standards of service, you’re guaranteed the voyage of a lifetime.

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Day 3

11 July 2022

Embrace the legend and beauty within Volos

A coastal port city in Thessaly along Greece’s Pagasetic Gulf, Volos lies at the foot of Mt. Pelion. Known as the City of the Argonauts, Greek legend has it that it was from this port that Jason and the Argonauts set off with his ship in search of the Golden Fleece. Savour the fresh and salty sea breeze blended with the scented mountain air as you explore the harbour front followed by delving into local gastronomic delights such as mezedes, small plate foods eaten as a main course or an appetizer and are traditionally served with a glass of tsipuro.

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Day 4

12 July 2022

Gateway to the Aegean Sea, picture-perfect Thessaloniki awaits your arrival

Thessaloniki sparkles with the sights, sounds, scents, and colours of its melting-pot history and outstanding landscapes. Greece’s second largest city abounds in historical sites such as its most famous church, Hagios Demetrios, dedicated to the patron saint of Thessaloniki, Saint Demetrios. Pay a visit to the symbol of Thessaloniki’s White Tower which stands proud on the waterfront, climb up to the sixth floor and admire the glorious view.

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Day 5

13 July 2022

Be mesmerised by the historical treasures of Myrina

Your next call is to the elegant and charming port of Myrina on the island of Lemnos. Wander through narrow streets and picturesque alleys to discover neoclassical mansions, Ottoman buildings and fountains, and charming traditional houses. One of the most beautiful and impressive churches, the Castel of Myrina is a Byzantine fortification poised above the town is not to be missed. You may also be lucky to catch a glimpse of some of the 200 deer which now call the castle walls home.

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Day 6

14 July 2022

Enjoy a day at sea to explore some of the delights on board

While on board you could tuck into fresh sushi and Asian fusion cuisine at Seishin, meet new friends at the Stars Supper Club for small plate delicacies and live entertainment, or unwind in the 8,300-square foot spa. You’ll find personalised service and gracious hospitality, included in your all-inclusive luxury cruise.

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Days 7 - 8

15 - 16 July 2022

Take in the colours and contrasts of incredible Istanbul with an overnight in port

Today you’ll visit the only city in the world that can lay claim to straddling two continents, Istanbul. Uncover a rich mosaic of people, religions and cultures in every nook and corner of this vibrant metropolis. From the architectural marvel, Hagia Sophia with an awe-inspiring 30 million gold tiles throughout its interior and the magnificent Blue Mosque, right through to the Grand Bazaar, one of the largest and oldest covered markets in the world. The Spice Bazar further immerses you in the sights, smells, and tastes of Turkish culture.

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Day 9

17 July 2022

Relax on board Silver Spirit

Whether you take coffee amongst the art installations in the arts café, work out in the fitness centre or relax in the Zagara Spa, you will be treated to one of the finest cruising experiences available on board Silver Spirit. Enjoy first class dining with exceptional wines and relax in what is possibly the best place between sea and sky.

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Day 10

18 July 2022

Soak up Kusadai’s wealth of ancient sights and the inviting harbour

The palm-lined esplanade of this town on the Anatolian Coast is the centre of life here, with thousands of merchants offering wares to rival the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul. The ruins of ancient Ephesus are nearby; travel back in time by entering the city through the Magnesia Gate entrance and walk down a marble road to the ruins of this Roman provincial capital.

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Day 11

19 July 2022

Arrive in Patmos where a veritable array of natural beauty, pristine sands and majestic scenery await your curiosity

Witness the strong spiritual character of Patmos Island, this peaceful island is a natural haven of unspoiled beaches and green hills that overlook the sparkling Aegean. Meander through the charming capital, Chora, with whitewashed houses and flowered courtyards peppered throughout the narrow alleys. You could also pay a visit to the “Cave of the Apocalypse”, where according to legend, Saint John the Divine was inspired to write the Book of the Apocalypse.

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Day 12

20 July 2022

Find yourself mesmerised by Santorini’s unrivalled beauty

With gorgeous hilltop villages, stunning sunsets, iconic blue-domed churches and volcanic beaches decorated with black, red or white sand, crescent-shaped Santorini is one of the most beautiful destinations on earth. Take the winding coastal paths past fascinating rock formations, through tiny villages, and stop at a restaurant to linger over the famous Greek cuisine. 

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Day 13

21 July 2022

Experience the heady mix of natural beauty and history in Rhodes

By far the largest and historically the most important of the Dodecanese islands, Rhodes abounds in beaches that will transport you back to the days of the Byzantine Empire and beyond. Once you disembark, take the short walk to the Old Town to view its brilliant historic buildings that date back to the 14th century.

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Day 14

22 July 2022

Settle in to admire the breath-taking views in Agios Nikolaos

Aghios Nikolaos is a picturesque port town on Mirabello Bay, in eastern Crete. It effortlessly combines the sleepy feel of a seaside resort with all the amenities of a cosmopolitan port, evident in its harbour dotted with mega-yachts and fishing boats. Lake Voulismeni, according to Greek mythology, was where the goddesses Athena and Artemis would bathe, is the town’s jewel and an incredibly photogenic spot at any time of the day or night. 

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Day 15

23 July 2022

Seek serenity in the glorious surroundings of Souda Bay

Relaxation is second nature in Souda Bay located on the northwest coast of Crete and sheltered by the pretty hills of Akrotiri and Cape Drapano. Its capital, Chania is a charming Venetian town with cobbled streets lined with colourful townhouses that zigzag down to the harbour. You can while away the day by browsing an array of museums, churches and crafts en route, then walk along the harbour wall to the oldest lighthouse in the world, built in the late 16th century. Complete your calming visit with a raki in a waterside café.

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Day 16

24 July 2022

Be charmed by romantic Nafplion

Romantic Nafplion is your next port of call. You’ll be mesmerised by this charming town's architecture and beauty as you explore the ancient walls, medieval castles, monuments and statues. Take a romantic sunset stroll along the “Arvanitia Promenade”, enjoy a cup of coffee or a delicious meal in Syntagma Square, and sip a drink at the port taking in the stunning view of Bourtzi

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Day 17

25 July 2022

Disembark Silver Spirit in Athens before your flight home

Return home with an amazing array of memories.

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Your Holiday Summary

 

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 15 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Spirit
    • Complimentary premium shore excursions included at every port^
    • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board
    • In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge for all suites
    • All-inclusive beverages including fine wines, beers and premium spirits

FREE Hotel Stay

  • 1 night five-star hotel stay in Athens with breakfast

FREE flights (London departure - regional flights available)

^Offer includes one excursion per guest, per port/day. Additional excursions available at an extra charge

Prices From

Departing

9 July 2022

Vista Suite

£4,499pp

Classic Veranda Suite

£4,999pp

Superior Veranda Suite

£5,299pp

Deluxe Veranda Suite

£5,599pp

Duration: 16 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Athens, Volos, Thessaloniki, Myrina, Istanbul, Kuşadası, Patmos, Santorini, Rhodes, Agios Nikolaos, Crete, Nafplion, Athens

Departing

16 August 2022

Vista Suite

£4,499pp

Classic Veranda Suite

£4,999pp

Superior Veranda Suite

£5,299pp

Deluxe Veranda Suite

£5,599pp

Duration: 17 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Venice, Hvar, Split, Dubrovnik, Kotor, Corfu, Argostoli, Santorini, Heraklion, Athens, Mykonos, Kuşadası, Patmos, Rhodes, Santorini, Crete, Athens

Departing

19 September 2022

Vista Suite

£4,599pp

Classic Veranda Suite

£5,099pp

Superior Veranda Suite

£5,399pp

Deluxe Veranda Suite

£5,699pp

Duration: 16 Nights
Itinerary Includes: Athens, Thessaloniki, Myrina, Istanbul, Kuşadası, Patmos, Rhodes, Crete, Nafplion, Santorini, Athens

To Book, Call our Holiday Specialists on

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