Silversea Announces 'Exclusively Yours - Enriched Voyages' Collection
Silversea is offering the perfect blend of culture and travel in 2016, with its new collection of speciality voyages. Titled "Exclusively Yours - Enriched Voyages," these inspiring theme cruises, set to take place in late summer and autumn, will feature a complimentary onboard programme of exceptional entertainment and enrichment activities, as well as complimentary shore excursions included on select sailings.
The Exclusively Yours - Enriched Voyages provide the opportunity for guests to feel at home, relishing the familiar comforts of their Silversea cruise, as they indulge their personal interests and passions with programmes designed to make the experience richer and more exclusive.
These are just some of the "Exclusively Yours - Enriched Voyages":
ACCADEMIA TEATRO ALLA SCALA
Based in Milan, Italy, Accademia Teatro alla Scala (La Scala Theatre Academy) is one of the world's foremost performing arts academies. Its internationally renowned performers and instructors offer the highest level of artistic education for aspiring and gifted singers, dancers, and musicians from every corner of the world. Soloists from its Academy of Lyric Opera and a piano accompanist will perform a selection of opera's most beautiful librettos for the enjoyment of Silversea guests aboard three Silver Spirit voyages in the Mediterranean.
Venice to Athens – departing August 22, 2016, for 11-days.
Monte Carlo to Venice – departing September 9, 2016, for 10-days.
Athens to Venice – departing October 10, 2016, for 10-days.
ACCLAIMED RUSSIAN BALLET SOLOISTS
Daria Khokhlova and Artemy Belyakov, ballet solo performers of the State Academic Bolshoi Theatre of Russia, one of the world's most renowned ballet companies, are returning to Silversea for an exclusive engagement aboard Silver Spirit's 31 August Mediterranean cruise, sailing from Athens to Monte Carlo (Voyage 5625). The dance stars, whose wonderful performances last summer captivated the Silver Spirit audience, will again appear on stage in the ship's elegant Show Lounge for three performances during the nine-day voyage, which will visit destinations in Greece and Italy.
CULINARY ARTS & WINE VOYAGES
TASTES OF THE MEDITERRANEAN CRUISE : From sun-ripened tomatoes, to pure virgin olive oil, to delicate cheeses, the Mediterranean diet is the cornerstone of gastronomy. Locally-inspired culinary demonstrations, apéritif tastings before dinner, and vineyard strolls (on complimentary excursions) showcase this remarkable culinary heritage.
Monte Carlo to Barcelona aboard Silver Cloud – departing September 16, 2016, for 7-days.
RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX® GOURMET CRUISE : David Chauvac, head chef of the Michelin-starred Le Candille restaurant located at Le Mas Candille hotel in Mougins, Provence, France, and Silvia Regi Baracchi, chef of the Michelin-starred Il Faconiere restaurant in Tuscany, Italy, will combine their extraordinary culinary talents to present a programme of informative cooking demonstrations and grand gourmet dinners. Other highlights include an optional winery excursion in Santorini, Greece.
Istanbul to Athens aboard Silver Spirit – departing October 1, 2016, for 9-days.
RELAIS & CHÂTEAUX® GOURMET CRUISE : On hand to share their incredible culinary skills and insights during a programme of informative cooking demonstrations and grand gourmet dinners will be: Jason Joseph, head chef of the award-winning Camelot Restaurant at Cobblers Cove hotel in Barbados; Jacob Jasinski, chef de cuisine of the award-winning Seasons restaurant at the Ocean House hotel in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, U.S.A.; Gunnar Thompson, executive chef at the acclaimed Glenmere Mansion hotel in Chester, New York, U.S.A.; and Louis Pacquelin, head chef of the renowned Panache restaurant at Québec, Canada's Auberge Saint-Antoine hotel.
New York to Barbados aboard Silver Whisper – departing October 24, 2016, for 12-days.
WINE CRUISE : Presented in partnership with Comitato Grandi Cru d'Italia, an association of top Italian winemakers, and the Professional Association of Italian Sommeliers (ASPI), this wine enrichment programme will spotlight a collection of some of Italy's finest vintages as top sommeliers Gennaro Buono and Giuseppe Vaccarini guide and educate guests in the art of winemaking. Other highlights include complimentary wine-themed shore excursions in Spain's Canary Islands.
Barcelona to Barbados aboard Silver Spirit – departing November 5, 2016, for 16-days.
CHOCOLATE & COFFEE CRUISE : The celebrated coffee brand illy and acclaimed chocolate company Domori are teaming up to escort guests on this ultimate sensory journey with exquisite coffee and chocolate tastings, lectures, and cooking demonstrations hosted by award-winning pastry chef Francesco Boccia.
Barbados to South America (Barbados roundtrip) aboard Silver Spirit – departing November 21, 2016, for 17-days.
HIGH TEA CRUISE : Presented in partnership with the renowned Ronnefeldt tea company and hosted by etiquette expert and tea lover Tatyana Polyakova, this connoisseur's guide to tea will introduce guests to a selection of premium varieties as they discover how various cultures have shaped the tea experience.
Hong Kong to Singapore aboard Silver Shadow – departing November 26, 2016, for 12-days.
For more information on Silversea’s full collection of ‘Exclusively Yours – Enriched Voyages’ please call one of our Cruise Experts on 0800 008 6677.