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Mediterranean Rhapsody & Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Experience
Includes a 2 Night Hotel Stay in Lake Garda
Luxury All-Inclusive Cruising
Price from
£5,999pp
Promo code:
MED7263
Duration
14 nights
Departing
03 May 2020

Your Experience:

  • 11 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Shadow
  • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board
  • In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge
  • All-inclusive alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including fine wines and premium spirits whilst on board
  • Overnight in port in Venice
  • 2 night hotel stay in Lake Garda
  • 2 day luxury full-board Venice Simplon-Orient-Express train journey from Verona to London
  • All transfers
  • Outbound flight (London departure - regional flight departures available)
  • ATOL protected

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Barcelona Embark ship
  • Day 2 Marseille
  • Day 3 St Tropez
  • Day 4 Livorno (Florence/Pisa)
  • Day 5 Civitavecchia (Rome)
  • Day 6 Sorrento
  • Day 7 Giardini Naxos
  • Day 8 At Sea
  • Day 9 Brindisi
  • Day 10 Split
  • Day 11 Venice
  • Day 12 Venice Disembark ship
    Hotel Stay
  • Day 13 Lake Garda Hotel Stay
  • Day 14 Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Tour day 1
  • Day 15 Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Tour day 2
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    Day 1
    Barcelona
    You’ll fly to Barcelona to embark the award-winning Silver Shadow, a ship that offers a wonderfully luxurious experience at sea, with spacious suites and your own personal butler while on board. Carrying 382 passengers, it is the perfect size to offer a traditional cruising experience with an intimate feel that makes every passenger feel truly treasured.
    Embark Silver Shadow

    Day 1

    Barcelona

    You’ll fly to Barcelona to embark the award-winning Silver Shadow, a ship that offers a wonderfully luxurious experience at sea, with spacious suites and your own personal butler while on board. Carrying 382 passengers, it is the perfect size to offer a traditional cruising experience with an intimate feel that makes every passenger feel truly treasured.

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    Day 2
    Marseille
    Infused with maritime spirit, Marseille is the second-largest city in France. Explore the bohemian Cours Julien lined with bars, music venues, galleries and markets; or visit the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. Occupying the highest point of Marseille, the basilica is the most visited building in Marseille.
    Marseille Harbour

    Day 2

    Marseille

    Infused with maritime spirit, Marseille is the second-largest city in France. Explore the bohemian Cours Julien lined with bars, music venues, galleries and markets; or visit the Basilique Notre Dame de la Garde. Occupying the highest point of Marseille, the basilica is the most visited building in Marseille.

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    Day 3
    St Tropez
    St Tropez is the Côte d’Azur’s most unashamedly glamorous destination. Shop for beautiful beachwear on rue Gambetta and bring out your purchases for an afternoon on the sands. In the evening, take a taxi into the Provençal hills to enjoy fresh fish and deliciously pink rosé wines, returning to the ship with anticipation for the following day.
    St Tropez

    Day 3

    St Tropez

    St Tropez is the Côte d’Azur’s most unashamedly glamorous destination. Shop for beautiful beachwear on rue Gambetta and bring out your purchases for an afternoon on the sands. In the evening, take a taxi into the Provençal hills to enjoy fresh fish and deliciously pink rosé wines, returning to the ship with anticipation for the following day.

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    Day 4
    Livorno (Florence / Pisa)
    Discover Florence, the capital of the Tuscany region, or head to Pisa to see the iconic Leaning Tower from the port of Livorno. Florence is an achingly romantic city of rivers, bridges and Renaissance art and architecture. Or you could explore Pisa’s charming Romanesque buildings, Gothic churches and Renaissance piazzas and its vibrant cafe and bar scene.
    Leaning Tower of Pisa

    Day 4

    Livorno (Florence / Pisa)

    Discover Florence, the capital of the Tuscany region, or head to Pisa to see the iconic Leaning Tower from the port of Livorno. Florence is an achingly romantic city of rivers, bridges and Renaissance art and architecture. Or you could explore Pisa’s charming Romanesque buildings, Gothic churches and Renaissance piazzas and its vibrant cafe and bar scene.

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    Day 5
    Civitavecchia (Rome)
    Immerse yourself in Rome’s ancient heart and explore the expanse of St Peter’s Square, before walking in the footsteps of Ancient Romans at the Forum. While it’s famed for historic treasures, Rome is a bustling metropolis of modern art and culture.
    Colosseum

    Day 5

    Civitavecchia (Rome)

    Immerse yourself in Rome’s ancient heart and explore the expanse of St Peter’s Square, before walking in the footsteps of Ancient Romans at the Forum. While it’s famed for historic treasures, Rome is a bustling metropolis of modern art and culture.

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    Day 6
    Sorrento
    Boasting gorgeous views of smouldering Vesuvius and the gulf of Naples, Sorrento is glamourous, historic and gorgeous. Explore the web of streets around Piazza Tasso including the 15th century Duomo, sample some of the local dishes washed down with some limoncello or head away from the built up areas and follow one of the many hiking and walking trails, through prolific lemon and olive groves.
    Ancient ruins of Pompeii

    Day 6

    Sorrento

    Boasting gorgeous views of smouldering Vesuvius and the gulf of Naples, Sorrento is glamourous, historic and gorgeous. Explore the web of streets around Piazza Tasso including the 15th century Duomo, sample some of the local dishes washed down with some limoncello or head away from the built up areas and follow one of the many hiking and walking trails, through prolific lemon and olive groves.

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    Day 7
    Giardini-Naxos (Sicily)
    This pretty resort overlooking the Ionian Sea has grown from a sleepy fishing village to a popular destination. The old town has a wealth of designer boutiques while the harbour and beachfront lined with bars and pizzerias. Located on Sicily’s rocky east coast, this site is historically important as it was the first Greek colony on the island, called Naxos, and you can see remnants of the town at the archaeological park and museum.
    Griechisches Theater

    Day 7

    Giardini-Naxos (Sicily)

    This pretty resort overlooking the Ionian Sea has grown from a sleepy fishing village to a popular destination. The old town has a wealth of designer boutiques while the harbour and beachfront lined with bars and pizzerias. Located on Sicily’s rocky east coast, this site is historically important as it was the first Greek colony on the island, called Naxos, and you can see remnants of the town at the archaeological park and museum.

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    Day 8
    At Sea
    Enjoy complimentary cocktails, live music and engaging conversation with new friends at The Bar, or gaze out at the vista from the Panorama Lounge, drink in hand - the perfect place to unwind, enjoy afternoon tea, listen to the pianist and watch the sun set.
    Enjoy drinks on Deck

    Day 8

    At Sea

    Enjoy complimentary cocktails, live music and engaging conversation with new friends at The Bar, or gaze out at the vista from the Panorama Lounge, drink in hand - the perfect place to unwind, enjoy afternoon tea, listen to the pianist and watch the sun set.

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    Day 9
    Brindisi
    Located on the heel of Italy’s boot, Brindisi is known as the Gateway to the East due to its importance as a port since Roman times. Walk along the seafront promenade, wander around the streets that have welcomed pilgrims, merchants and crusaders heading east for years or sample delicious fish and seafood dishes including urchins, oysters and swordfish.
    Ostuni white town

    Day 9

    Brindisi

    Located on the heel of Italy’s boot, Brindisi is known as the Gateway to the East due to its importance as a port since Roman times. Walk along the seafront promenade, wander around the streets that have welcomed pilgrims, merchants and crusaders heading east for years or sample delicious fish and seafood dishes including urchins, oysters and swordfish.

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    Day 10
    Split
    Split blends ancient monuments, natural beauty and modern Dalmatian life with consummate ease. With its spectacular setting – think mountainous backdrop offset by the turquoise waters of the Adriatic – it’s no wonder that a Roman emperor chose to build his palace here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.
    Diocletian's Palace

    Day 10

    Split

    Split blends ancient monuments, natural beauty and modern Dalmatian life with consummate ease. With its spectacular setting – think mountainous backdrop offset by the turquoise waters of the Adriatic – it’s no wonder that a Roman emperor chose to build his palace here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.

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    Day 11
    Venice
    Discover secret passageways, dramatic Gothic architecture and the famous Venetian cuisine; all of which contribute to the beauty and intrigue of this enchanting city. Defying both logic and architectural techniques, the city stands as beautiful as ever, an incredibly well-preserved network of waterways and grand palazzi. Take a trip on a gondola, an iconic experience and undisputed romantic symbol of this timeless city.
    Rialto Bridge

    Day 11

    Venice

    Discover secret passageways, dramatic Gothic architecture and the famous Venetian cuisine; all of which contribute to the beauty and intrigue of this enchanting city. Defying both logic and architectural techniques, the city stands as beautiful as ever, an incredibly well-preserved network of waterways and grand palazzi. Take a trip on a gondola, an iconic experience and undisputed romantic symbol of this timeless city.

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    Day 12
    Venice – Disembark Ship – Transfer to Lake Garda
    Today you’ll disembark Silver Shadow in Venice and be transferred to captivating Lake Garda. Italy’s largest lake glimmers as the main event while mountains rise majestically, colourful towns and villages are wedged among sprawling vineyards and olive groves, and salt-and-pepper beaches are scattered invitingly around the water’s edges.
    Lake Garda Scenery

    Day 12

    Venice – Disembark Ship – Transfer to Lake Garda

    Today you’ll disembark Silver Shadow in Venice and be transferred to captivating Lake Garda. Italy’s largest lake glimmers as the main event while mountains rise majestically, colourful towns and villages are wedged among sprawling vineyards and olive groves, and salt-and-pepper beaches are scattered invitingly around the water’s edges.

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    Day 13
    Lake Garda
    Italy’s beautiful lakes are one of the country’s most scenic regions, where the Northern Alps tumble down into shimmering waters, dotted with silver-leafed olive trees and pretty villages. You’ll spend two nights in a hotel with time to explore the little towns on the lake. Every day brings a chocolate box of new discoveries: a church resplendent with Renaissance frescoes, a lush botanical garden, a cable car soaring high into the snow-capped mountains – there’s so much to discover.
    Town of Malcesine

    Day 13

    Lake Garda

    Italy’s beautiful lakes are one of the country’s most scenic regions, where the Northern Alps tumble down into shimmering waters, dotted with silver-leafed olive trees and pretty villages. You’ll spend two nights in a hotel with time to explore the little towns on the lake. Every day brings a chocolate box of new discoveries: a church resplendent with Renaissance frescoes, a lush botanical garden, a cable car soaring high into the snow-capped mountains – there’s so much to discover.

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    Day 14
    Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
    Today you transfer to Verona to begin your journey home on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. As you glide through beautiful countryside, you will be served a three-course lunch in the luxurious dining car. After lunch, enjoy the scenic route as it floats past your window before delighting in a leisurely four-course dinner prepared by skilled French chefs. After your sumptuous dining, retire to your cabin to find it has been effortlessly transformed into a haven of rest.
    On Board

    Day 14

    Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

    Today you transfer to Verona to begin your journey home on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. As you glide through beautiful countryside, you will be served a three-course lunch in the luxurious dining car. After lunch, enjoy the scenic route as it floats past your window before delighting in a leisurely four-course dinner prepared by skilled French chefs. After your sumptuous dining, retire to your cabin to find it has been effortlessly transformed into a haven of rest.

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    Day 15
    London – Disembark
    Wake to peaceful views and breakfast in your cabin before delighting in a delicious brunch as you sweep through northern France towards the Channel. Back on English soil, you’ll board the equally luxurious British Pullman for a traditional afternoon tea, accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine before arriving in London, your Mediterranean experience complete.
    Disembark

    Day 15

    London – Disembark

    Wake to peaceful views and breakfast in your cabin before delighting in a delicious brunch as you sweep through northern France towards the Channel. Back on English soil, you’ll board the equally luxurious British Pullman for a traditional afternoon tea, accompanied by a glass of sparkling wine before arriving in London, your Mediterranean experience complete.

Silver Shadow

Authentic experiences. Simple pleasures. Shared moments. Silversea’s Millennium Class luxury ship Silver Shadow offers you the freedom and space to enjoy your cruise holiday the way you want it. Silver Shadow retains Silversea’s essence – spacious suites, a complement of only 382 guests, superior service - paired with a lively cosmopolitan atmosphere and enhanced amenities. On board you can energise your body and soul with complimentary Pilates and yoga classes in the expanded fitness centre. Savour fine wines and regional culinary creations in La Dame, the only Wine Restaurant by Relais & Chateaux at sea or simply gaze at endless ocean views.

Key Facts

Entered Service: 01/09/2000

Number of Decks: 7

Passenger Capacity: 382

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Total Crew: 302

Number of Cabins: 191

Number of Pools: 1

Number of Restaurants: 10

Great places to visit on board:

La Dame

Savour true gastronomic excellence thanks to Silversea’s partnership with the prestigious Grands Chefs Relais & Chateaux.

Show Lounge

Enjoy full-scale production shows and classical soloists, as well as cultural entertainment and feature films in this multi-tiered venue.

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.

Prices per person from

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  1. London
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  • Vista Suite
    1. £5,999pp
  • Veranda Suite
    1. £6,499pp
  • Silver Suite
    1. £12,999pp
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