iVoyage: Silversea Cruises Athens to Venice

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Piraeus (Athens), Greece to Venice, Italy on Silver Spirit Update >  Read all the Blogger-at-Large updates in the series: Athens to Venice (calling on Greece, Montenegro, Croatia, and Italy) via Silversea Cruises Silver Spirit. Get ready to sail Aug 3 -12, 2014. Live iVoyage cruise report aboard Silversea Cruises’ Silver Spirit. Experience Athens, Corfu, Dubrovnik, Hvar, Kotor, Venice and more. Join […]

Port Buzz: Venice, Italy

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Silver Spirit calls on Venice, Italy “Queen of the Adriatic” We have arrived to our final destination: Venice, Italy. The city is part of 118 small islands separated by canals that are linked by bridges. Since Silver Spirit is over-nighting in the city, guests get to spend more time getting to know Venice. Silver Spirit docked on the San Basilio pier, which […]

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Port Buzz: Dubrovnik, Croatia

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Silversea’s Silver Spirit calls on Dubrovnik Today Silver Spirit called on Dubrovnik, which is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia (like the cute dog).  Cruise visitors calling on Dubrovnik, Croatia will have lots to explore. Walking around the pedestrian-friendly streets exploring the medieval town can easily keep cruise guests occupied for hours or you […]

Port Buzz: Corfu, Greece for cruise visitors.

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Kerkyra (Corfu) in a day via Silversea Cruises Discover what to do in a day while visiting this UNESCO World Heritage site. Silver Spirit called on the island of today during our 7-day cruise that began in Athens a few days ago (read about the journey thus far, click here).     Corfu is the northernmost of the major Ionian […]

Katakolon Sunset in Greece.

Port Buzz: Katakolon, Greece via Silversea Cruises

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Silver Spirit calls on Katakolon, Greece The gateway to ancient Greece and Olympia: the birthplace of the Olympics. Silversea Cruises’ Silver Spirit arrived to Katakolon, Greece today around noon. The port  is situated on a headland overlooking the Ionian Sea on the west side of the Peloponnese peninsula. The main draw for cruise ships calling on the region is Olympia, […]

Port Buzz: Athens, Greece

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Port Buzz: Athens, Greece Find out what cruise passengers can do in this bustling city before or after their cruise. Having survived a rather long flight from LAX, I arrived to Athens, Greece. As soon as I gathered my bag, I met my Silversea ground representative who transferred me to the Athenaeum InterContinental Athens which is one of two pre-cruise hotels offered […]

[ Video ] The Alhambra Palace Shore Excursion

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The Alhambra and the Generalife Shore excursion to Andalusia, Grenada, Spain A tour to Spain’s Alhambra in Granada, Spain will take approximately 9 hours (it’s about 90-minutes to Grenada from the Malaga Port. Cruise visitors with a desire to learn about the history of the fortified hilltop complex will enjoy walking around the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Besides the Port of […]

Christmas Village Maria-Theresien Platz

Photo Celebration of Christmas Markets in Europe

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European Christmas Markets The Christmas markets in Europe’s big and small cities are great places to experience a sense of community while supporting local businesses. Christmas markets in Europe are the perfect place for family and friends to celebrate the holiday season. Often found in city centers and town squares, Christmas markets are a big draw for river cruise passengers. […]