Silversea Cruises' Eastern Mediterranean cruises on the Silver Moon, launching in late spring from Athens, will include Israel and Cyprus in addition to the Greek Islands.
Starting June 18, the 596-passenger Silver Moon, Silversea's newest ship, will
offer nine, 10-day roundtrip sailings from Piraeus (Athens' port city),
that will include stops in Santorini, Paros, Mykonos and Crete. In
Israel, the ship will call at both Ashdod, in the south, and Haifa, in
the north. Bookings for the cruises opened today.
Passengers will only be allowed to leave the vessel on Silversea-verified shore excursions. One included shore experience per day will be included in the fare, with premium shore excursions available at an additional charge.
An example of a verified shore experience is a tour of the highlights of Rhodes, including the walled Old City, the Palace of the Grand Masters, the Avenue of the Knights and the Archaeological Museum.
All passengers must be vaccinated.
The Silver Moon is Silversea's first with the venues specifically designed for its new culinary program, Sea and Land Taste, or SALT.
Silversea took delivery of the ship in October, the luxe line's ninth vessel and second in the Muse class of vessels.