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~ Istanbul to Genoa ~

Silver Whisper Cruise Diary Itinerary MapJoin my "Adriatic Interlude" and sail on a virtual cruise from Istanbul to Genoa on board Silversea Cruises' lovely vessel—SILVER WHISPER

Her name evokes a sense of mystery and intrigue, so what better city to begin our journey on SILVER WHISPER than Istanbul... Welcome Aboard!

Istanbul & Embarkation
East meets West in Istanbul and we were introduced to SILVER WHISPER after a pre-cruise overnight hotel stay.

Cruise the 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!

Cruise the 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.

Two Days in Magical Venice, Italy
My walking shoes were ready... I could already smell the caffè espresso brewing at the Hotel Cipriani!!

Shore 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 Claus).

Cruise the 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.

Debarkation & Lasting Impressions 
My journey is complete and I recount the experiences that make a SILVER WHISPER cruise so special.

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