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Luxury Rail & Sail Italian Escape
Includes a 5 Night Hotel Stay in Lake Garda & Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Journey
Luxury All-Inclusive Cruising
Price from
£5,799pp
Promo code:
MED7247
Duration
16 nights
Departing
14 Apr 2020

Your Experience:

  • 1 night luxury stay at the NJV Athens Plaza Hotel
  • 9 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board Silver Spirit
  • 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 stay in port in Venice
  • Book a Silver Suite and get a FREE Kensington Palace Gala Dinner prior to your holiday
  • 5 night luxury stay at the Hotel Continental Sirmione 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 Athens Hotel Stay
  • Day 2 Athens Embark ship
  • Day 3 Santorini
  • Day 4 Crete
  • Day 5 At Sea
  • Day 6 Sarande
  • Day 7 Kotor
  • Day 8 Dubrovnik
  • Day 9 Split
  • Day 10 Venice
  • Day 11 Venice Disembark ship
  • Days 12 - 15 Lake Garda Hotel Stay
  • Day 16 Verona - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Tour day 1
  • Day 17 London - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express Tour day 2
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    Day 1
    Athens - Hotel Stay
    Europe’s ancient capital has many stories to tell as you explore ancient landmarks where much of western civilisation, literature and philosophy was born. While the skyline is still dominated by the magnificent Acropolis, modern Athens is a bustling city with vibrant open air restaurants and cafes.
    Parthenon Temple

    Day 1

    Athens - Hotel Stay

    Europe’s ancient capital has many stories to tell as you explore ancient landmarks where much of western civilisation, literature and philosophy was born. While the skyline is still dominated by the magnificent Acropolis, modern Athens is a bustling city with vibrant open air restaurants and cafes.

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    Day 2
    Athens - Embark Silver Spirit
    The all-new Silver Spirit has been completely refurbished to create extra space and exciting new features that offer an even more luxurious experience at sea. 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 cruise of a lifetime on Silver Spirit.
    Silver Spirit

    Day 2

    Athens - Embark Silver Spirit

    The all-new Silver Spirit has been completely refurbished to create extra space and exciting new features that offer an even more luxurious experience at sea. 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 cruise of a lifetime on Silver Spirit.

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    Day 3
    Santorini
    Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. The island is described as the most scenically dramatic of all the Greek Islands – blessed with rugged landscapes, stunning caldera and an array of beautiful beaches - including Perissa, Kamari, and the famous Red Beach. Stroll among the white-washed churches and clifftop houses of Fira and Oia and purvey the spectacular vista below.
    Santorini at Sunset

    Day 3

    Santorini

    Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. The island is described as the most scenically dramatic of all the Greek Islands – blessed with rugged landscapes, stunning caldera and an array of beautiful beaches - including Perissa, Kamari, and the famous Red Beach. Stroll among the white-washed churches and clifftop houses of Fira and Oia and purvey the spectacular vista below.

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    Day 4
    Crete
    Crete’s ancient history can be discovered all over the island. Explore the ruins of the Minoan palace at Knossos and the cave that is the legendary birthplace of Zeus. Crete’s landscape is diverse and beautiful, covered in rugged mountain ranges pitted with caves and levelling out into flat grasslands.
    Crete Harbour

    Day 4

    Crete

    Crete’s ancient history can be discovered all over the island. Explore the ruins of the Minoan palace at Knossos and the cave that is the legendary birthplace of Zeus. Crete’s landscape is diverse and beautiful, covered in rugged mountain ranges pitted with caves and levelling out into flat grasslands.

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    Day 5
    At Sea
    During these days at sea you’ll have plenty of opportunity to explore all that Silver Spirit has to offer. Relax on a lounger by the pool or admire the view from the whirlpool as the attentive staff bring you your favourite drink. Later enjoy an expertly-made cocktail and share stories with your fellow travellers in Dolce Vita.
    Relax by the Pool

    Day 5

    At Sea

    During these days at sea you’ll have plenty of opportunity to explore all that Silver Spirit has to offer. Relax on a lounger by the pool or admire the view from the whirlpool as the attentive staff bring you your favourite drink. Later enjoy an expertly-made cocktail and share stories with your fellow travellers in Dolce Vita.

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    Day 6
    Sarande
    Sarande is an ancient charming city set against the Albania Riviera. Nearby Butrint is a national heritage site where you can see an impressive Roman amphitheatre, Roman temple with mosaic floors and an abundance of buildings built through the periods. For spectacular views travel up to the old Castle of Lekures from where you can see the island of Corfu on the beautiful Ionian Sea.
    Saranda's City Port

    Day 6

    Sarande

    Sarande is an ancient charming city set against the Albania Riviera. Nearby Butrint is a national heritage site where you can see an impressive Roman amphitheatre, Roman temple with mosaic floors and an abundance of buildings built through the periods. For spectacular views travel up to the old Castle of Lekures from where you can see the island of Corfu on the beautiful Ionian Sea.

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    Day 7
    Kotor
    Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.
    Bay of Kotor

    Day 7

    Kotor

    Kotor is located along one of Montenegro's most beautiful bays. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made Kotor a must-visit destination. Here you’ll find imposing mountains, shrouded by mist, overlooking near-endless museums, churches and charming squares – the perfect place to sit back and relax.

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    Day 8
    Dubrovnik
    For fans of history, culture and Game of Thrones, Croatia’s ruggedly romantic capital of Dubrovnik is pure paradise. Many visitors to choose to uncover the hidden corners of the city with a walk around the ancient fortress walls, shop in the gleaming limestone centre of Stradun or hike to the top of Mount Srd. Whatever you do, you’ll be rewarded with endless views of the turquoise harbour and terracotta-tiled rooftops.
    Dubrovnik Cityscape

    Day 8

    Dubrovnik

    For fans of history, culture and Game of Thrones, Croatia’s ruggedly romantic capital of Dubrovnik is pure paradise. Many visitors to choose to uncover the hidden corners of the city with a walk around the ancient fortress walls, shop in the gleaming limestone centre of Stradun or hike to the top of Mount Srd. Whatever you do, you’ll be rewarded with endless views of the turquoise harbour and terracotta-tiled rooftops.

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    Day 9
    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 choose to build his palace here. Today, Diocletian’s Palace is one of the finest and best preserved Roman monuments in the world.
    Split at Sunset

    Day 9

    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 choose 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 10
    Venice
    Cruise into Venice and discover its 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.
    Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute

    Day 10

    Venice

    Cruise into Venice and discover its 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 11
    Venice - Disembark Silver Spirit and Lake Garda Hotel Stay
    Today you’ll disembark Silver Spirit 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.
    Scenic View of Lake Garda

    Day 11

    Venice - Disembark Silver Spirit and Lake Garda Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll disembark Silver Spirit 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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    Days 12 - 15
    Lake Garda - Hotel Stay
    Staying at the Hotel Continental in Sirmione, you’ll enjoy a relaxing stay on the shores of Lake Garda with wonderful uninterrupted views. Enjoy a morning swim in the pool, followed by a delicious al fresco breakfast on the terrace before exploring the small historic town of Sirmione. Each town on the lake brings a plethora of new discoveries: a church resplendent with Renaissance frescoes, a botanical garden, snow-capped mountains – there’s so much to discover.
    Hotel Continental Sirmione

    Day 12

    Lake Garda - Hotel Stay

    Staying at the Hotel Continental in Sirmione, you’ll enjoy a relaxing stay on the shores of Lake Garda with wonderful uninterrupted views. Enjoy a morning swim in the pool, followed by a delicious al fresco breakfast on the terrace before exploring the small historic town of Sirmione. Each town on the lake brings a plethora of new discoveries: a church resplendent with Renaissance frescoes, a botanical garden, snow-capped mountains – there’s so much to discover.

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    Day 16
    Verona - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
    Return to London in the elegant style befitting such a luxurious holiday, on board the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Enjoy the opulent surroundings of the 1920s carriages as you swish through the European countryside, passing stunning alpine scenery, as you enjoy a three course lunch and later, a four-course dinner, served in the most regal style.
    Life on board

    Day 16

    Verona - Embark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

    Return to London in the elegant style befitting such a luxurious holiday, on board the iconic Venice Simplon-Orient-Express. Enjoy the opulent surroundings of the 1920s carriages as you swish through the European countryside, passing stunning alpine scenery, as you enjoy a three course lunch and later, a four-course dinner, served in the most regal style.

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    Day 17
    London - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express
    After breakfast, a quick stop in Paris and a delicious brunch, you’ll arrive at the French coast to cross the channel. On the other side, a glass of champagne will welcome you home before you take afternoon tea aboard the glamorous British Pullman, gliding towards London.
    Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

    Day 17

    London - Disembark Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

    After breakfast, a quick stop in Paris and a delicious brunch, you’ll arrive at the French coast to cross the channel. On the other side, a glass of champagne will welcome you home before you take afternoon tea aboard the glamorous British Pullman, gliding towards London.

Silver Spirit

Silversea’s luxury cruise ship, Silver Spirit, blends top notch 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.

Key Facts

Entered Service: 10/06/2009

Number of Decks: 8

Passenger Capacity: 608

Total Crew: 412

Number of Cabins: 304

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 6

Great places to visit on board:

Zagara Spa

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

Venetian Lounge

Enjoy full-scale production shows and classical soloists, as well as cultural entertainment and feature films.

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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  • Vista Suite
    1. £5,799pp
  • Veranda Suite
    1. £6,599pp
  • Silver Suite
    1. £10,299pp
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