Silver Whisper boasts the amenities of a grand resort and the charm of a stylish boutique hotel. The ship has a relaxing, sophisticated, and genuinely elegant atmosphere and a recent multi-million dollar refit makes her one of the most technically advanced ships at sea. Enjoy Silversea’s world-class accommodation and individualised service, paired with the enhanced spaces and amenities of a larger ship. Revel in the pampering treatments at the expanded wellness spa, shop the hottest trends at the shipboard boutiques, play games at the Silversea Casino, or get lost in a book in the library. Work out at the fitness centre, take a dip in the pool and Jacuzzis, or unwind on the pool deck and enjoy the panoramic views.
Dine in the restaurant and experience contemporary, international cuisine, and impeccable service. The restaurant has open-seating dining; so you are free to dine when, where, and with whom you please. Casual and convenient best describes the Pool Bar and Grill. The menu features healthy CruiseLite selections and light fare for breakfast and lunch, including grilled meats and fresh-from-the-oven pizza. Experience first class service in La Terrazza where a divine selection of Italy’s best cuisine is served à la carte style. Le Champagne offers an extraordinary six-course dining experience in an intimate, elegant setting.
Sip a complimentary cocktail in the Bar as you enjoy engaging conversation and live music or take a twirl around the dance floor. Head to the comfortable Panorama Lounge for a freshly-made coffee and uninterrupted views of the day’s destination.
Entertainment on board Silver Whisper can be as up-beat or low-key as you want it to be. The Show Lounge is the evening hot spot; watch full-scale production shows and classical soloists, to cultural entertainment and feature films. Throughout your voyage, there's a variety of port talks and enrichment lectures. In the Bar and the Panorama Lounge, listen to a range of musical styles from pianists to the latest club mixes. Tor’s Observation Library offers a relaxed environment, perfect for reading a newspaper or just embracing the tranquillity of being at sea. If you're feeling lucky, play on the roulette, blackjack and slot machines situated in The Casino.
Day 1: UK – Piraeus (Athens), Greece
Fly Business Class from your chosen UK airport to Piraeus (Athens) and make your way to the cruise port to embark Silver Whisper.
Day 2: Rethymnon, Greece
Rethymnon, a city on the north coast of Crete, is one of the best preserved medieval cities in Greece, full of romantic charm and cultural landscapes waiting to be discovered. Take a look at the elaborate public fountain, Rimondi, that is adorned with Corinthian columns. Visit Fortezza of Rethymno and admire the stunning panoramic views of the town and port. Take a stroll around the peaceful tree-lined paths at Muncipal Garden, or head to Biotopoi Nature Park to mix with iguanas and turtles, as well as other tropical creatures. Get cultural at the Museum of Contemporary Art, or take a look at the collection of crafts and folk art at the Historical and Folklore Museum.
Day 3: Santorini, Greece
Curving around a majestic caldera, Santorini is one of the prettiest of the Greek Isles. Hop on the tender boat ashore, where the cable car will whisk you up to the cliff-top village of Thira with its quaint streets filled with restaurants, bars and shops. Pay a visit to the cave houses at the beautiful village of Oia before heading down the steps to Amoudi Bay to feast on fresh seafood. Taste the unique beers at the Donkey Brewery close to the black pebbled sands of Kamari Beach. Explore the island's history at the Akrotiri archaeological site or admire the dramatic coastline by catamaran.
Day 4: Argostoli (Cephalonia), Greece
Argostoli is Kefalonia's main port town and boasts a beautiful natural harbour. Stroll around the town centre and discover plentiful shops, cafes, bars and restaurants around Plateia Valianou and along Lithostroto main street. Pay a visit to the Museum of Archaeology and the Cultural Museum. Head to Kampanas Square and enjoy breath-taking views of the town and the beautiful Koutavos Lagoon. Keep your eyes peeled for the wild loggerhead turtles each morning in Argostoli Bay. Walk across the De Bosset Bridge and enjoy the stunning views. Watch the sea flow inland and disappears into sinkholes at the Katavothres. Soak up the sun on nearby Fenari beach and discover the picturesque St Theodore lighthouse.
Day 5: Corfu, Greece
The island of Corfu sits off the north coast of Greece in the Ionian Sea. Surrounded by rugged mountains and lined with golden beach resorts, it's a cosmopolitan island with a strong, traditional character. Corfu has long been a hugely popular holiday destination due to its laid-back atmosphere, fun beaches, fantastic climate, and welcoming villages. Its old town is filled with Byzantine churches, Venetian fortresses and French-style houses. Spend time relaxing on the sand or enjoying water sports in the sea, before sampling the island's delicious cuisine — often a tasty blend of Greek and Italian — at a beachfront restaurant. The waterfront is lined with bars and cafes, and there are plenty of craft markets for buying souvenirs.
Day 6: Hvar, Croatia
The Croatian island of Hvar is best known for its natural beauty, scenic marina, and age-old monuments. The rich culture includes historic gothic palaces and the 13th-century walls that frame the squares. Visit the Spanish Fortress to see Hvar from above; the spectacular views of terracotta rooftops and turquoise waters will take your breath away. Wander St Stephen's Square and enjoy a coffee in one of the street cafes as you gaze upon Hvar Cathedral. Step inside the 15th-century Franciscan Monastery to feast your eyes upon the striking Last Supper painting. Hvar has a reputation as Croatia's premier party town with a wide choice of clubs, bars and restaurants, which offer daytime drinks as well as evening parties. For adventure, snorkelling is offered off-shore and island-hopping boat trips run daily.
Day 7: Venice, Italy
Explore beautiful Venice on Italy's north-east coast. This city built on water is a popular tourist destination due to its gondola rides, delicious cuisine and stunning Gothic architecture. A maze of winding canals, you can sail up the Grand Canal to visit the stunning Palazzo Ducale and Basilica di San Marco. See works of arts from Bellini and Titian at Gallerie dell Accademia, then head to Scuola Grande di San Rocco to see the intricate and captivating way Tintoretto depicts Old and New Testament scenes. Many canal-side bars host live music that you can enjoy as you dine on fresh seafood dishes and prosecco. Make sure to try Venetian cicheti — similar to tapas — which include dishes such as soft salami and smoked swordfish.
Day 8: Venice, Italy – UK
As your cruise comes to an end you will disembark the ship and make your way to the airport for your Business Class flight home.