Cruise Diva's CRUISE
~ Istanbul to Genoa ~
my "Adriatic Interlude" and sail on a virtual cruise from Istanbul to Genoa on board Silversea Cruises' lovely
Her name evokes a sense of mystery
and intrigue, so what better city to begin our journey on SILVER
WHISPER than Istanbul... Welcome Aboard!
East meets West in Istanbul and we were introduced to SILVER
WHISPER after a pre-cruise overnight hotel stay.
Cyclades Islands & Go Ashore at Nafplion, Greece
After a day at sea, we visited the port and resort town of
Nafplion, noted for the scenic view from the Palamidi Fortress and the
999 stairs to reach it!
Adriatic & Days Ashore at Dubrovnik & Korçula, Croatia
More pampering at sea, followed by Dubrovnik—"Jewel
of the Adriatic"—and Korçula,
said to be the birthplace of Marco Polo.
in Magical Venice, Italy
My walking shoes were ready... I could already smell the caffè
espresso brewing at the Hotel Cipriani!!
Adventures in Split, Croatia & Bari, Italy
From the beautifully preserved treasures of Split, we sailed to
explore Bari and the final resting place of St. Nicholas (Santa
Strait of Messina & Explore Rome, Italy
A last chance to enjoy our suites and spacious vessel while at
sea, then it was on to the Eternal City.
& Lasting Impressions
My journey is complete and I recount the experiences that make a
SILVER WHISPER cruise so
Find out more about the Med in Mediterranean
Ports of Call
Cruise Line Profile - Silversea
Fun Facts about Silver
Eyewitness Travel Cruise Guide to Europe & the Mediterranean
Cruise Diva's comments:
The most useful guidebook I've found for multiple European ports of call
Courtesy of Silversea Cruises & Author's Collection