Silversea slates Mediterranean journeys

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Silversea is offering discounts on three Mediterranean sailings this fall.

The 12-day Mediterranean Interlude voyage is aboard the Silver Cloud and sails from Monaco to Athens.

The ship calls in Livorno and Taormina, Italy; Valletta, Malta; Santorini, Greece, and Marmara and Kusadasi, Turkey. The cruise also features two-day stays in Rome and Rhodes, Greece.

Inclusive air-sea fares begin at $8,895 per person, double. Guests who book before June 12 save 10% with Silversea's early-booking deal.

Guests aboard this voyage can extend their trip by flying into Cannes, France, for a three-night, precruise stay at the Carlton Hotel. The price is $1,595 per person.

Grecian Isles and Turkish Delights is the name of Silver Cloud's 11-day voyage from Athens to Istanbul, Turkey.

The trip departs Oct. 22 and makes port calls in Limassol, Cyprus; Kas and Kusadasi, Turkey, and Ayios Nikolaos, Monemvasia, Mytilene and Volos, Greece.

Fares for this voyage begin at $8,095, with a 10% early-booking incentive for reservations before June 24.

All guests on the Grecian Isles and Turkish Delights itinerary can take part in one of two post-cruise programs highlighting Istanbul.

Istanbul & Ancient Cappadocia is a five-night package that includes air fare; hotel accommodations and sightseeing in Istanbul; a tour of Ankara and the Museum of the Ancient Anatolian Civilization; a tour of Cappadocia, the Goreme Valley and the settlement of Zelve; breakfast daily, and transfers.

Istanbul at the Four Seasons is a three-night package that offers accommodations at the Four Seasons, a half-day tour of Pera Palace with a champagne and caviar reception, a drive along the Bosporus Strait, breakfast daily and transfers.

The price is $1,595 per person for Istanbul & Ancient Cappadocia and $1,895 per person for Istanbul at the Four Seasons.

Silver Cloud's 10-day Echoes of Ancient Civilizations travels from Istanbul to Athens.

The itinerary features two-day stays in Antalya, Turkey, and Alexandria, Egypt, as well as calls in Dikili, Santorini and Rhodes, Greece.

Fares for Echoes of Ancient Civilizations begin at $7,395.

Guests who book by July 5 can save 10% with the line's early-booking promotion. The voyage departs Nov. 2.

Before boarding the Silver Cloud for this cruise, guests can extend their stay in Istanbul with either the Istanbul at the Four Seasons or Istanbul & Ancient Cappadocia packages.

Fares for this voyage's post-cruise excursions are $1,295 per person for Istanbul & Ancient Cappadocia and $1,595 for Istanbul at the Four Seasons.

For information, call (800) 774-9996.

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