Luxury line opens bookings on 5 pioneering journeys
By Patti Pietschmann, Travel Diva
It’s almost 2021 can 2022 be far behind? I can’t wait. And, neither can Silversea. The luxury cruise purveyor is banking on resuming operations in 2022 in a ‘Grand’ way.
Silversea really does bring you the world on a silver platter. Each deluxe ship delivers the ultimate in creature comfort and amenities. What a way navigate the planet. And now the ultra-luxury line is accepting bookings on 315 cruises to 669 destinations in 114 countries for 2022-23.
A synopsis of five new sailing options
A Grand Voyage that connects the Mediterranean and the Northern Europe. This marks Silversea’s first-ever European Grand Voyage. This 90-day journey takes place on the new Silver Moon March 30, 2022. The trip goes from Piraeus (Athens) to Stockholm. It hits 72 destinations in 22 countries.
Festivities include seven exclusive events. An additional perk is overnighting in eight ports. These include Istanbul, Sorrento, Bordeaux and Saint Petersburg and more.
Then a Mediterranean Grand Voyage to 33 destinations across 12 countries sails to Greece, Turkey, Albania, Montenegro, Croatia, Italy, Slovenia, Malta, France, Monaco, Spain, and Portugal.
Silver Moon sets sail on May 6,2022, on the world’s first Northern Europe Grand Voyage. The 53-day cruise goes from Lisbon to Stockholm and covers 40 destinations,
Some enchanted excursions
On January 16, 2023 Silversea’s Pacific Grand Voyage the Silver Muse sets out on a 58-day journey from Melbourne. The enchanted excursion stops in New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam, China, and Japan. The voyage ends in Osaka on March 15.
Circumnavigating South America
Silver Moon kicks off a 69-day roundtrip from Fort Lauderdale in January 2023. The new South America Grand Voyage includes nine overnights, 39 destinations and 23 countries.
What’s comes with Grand Voyages fares
Silversea fares include just about everything. This includes coach air, transfers and hotel accommodations. And, in suite butlers, a daily shore excursion, $1,000 spending credit, tips, WiFi, laundry and all beverages.
For reservations contact a helpful, friendly Pavlus travel advisor (800-528-9300). Booking opens Dec. 10, 2020.
Silversea is addressing coronavirus concerns. It is instituting guidelines and stringent sanitization procedures. Please note: pre-sale is open to Venetian Society members only. Bookings open to the public Dec. 10th.