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Barcelona to Rome on Silver Dawn

11-day ocean cruise from £4,400 pp incl. flights

Early booking offer - save 20%


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Journey in luxury among the jewels of Europe

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  • Experience the luxurious delights of Silver Dawn, with butler-served suites & all inclusive-drinks and dining
  • Contrast medieval gems in Spain with the glitz & glamour of St Tropez and Monaco
  • Discover two of Italy's most famous regions – Tuscany and the Italian Riviera
  • Explore with included excursions, from vineyard visits & tastings to medieval village walking tours
  • Choose from eight, gourmet, open-seated restaurants, including the unique S.A.L.T. programme that offers local cuisine & insights into local culture

In Brief

  • 1 Night Barcelona
  • 1 Night Menorca
  • 1 Night Palamós
  • 1 Night Port-Vendres
  • 1 Night Marseille
  • 1 Night Saint-Tropez
  • 1 Night Monte Carlo
  • 2 Nights Tuscany
  • 1 Night Portofino


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Ocean cruise

Sail between some of Europe’s best-loved cities aboard Silversea's brand-new ship Silver Dawn. Enjoying all-inclusive luxury, you’ll stop off everywhere from medieval towns in Spain to the glamorous French Riviera. Highlights include the hidden delights of Menorca and the ultra-scenic beauty of the Costa Brava, as well as palace visits and vineyards tastings in France and the glitz and glamour of St Tropez and Monte Carlo. Your final few days at sea see you sail to Italy, where you’ll visit three of its most famed regions – Tuscany, Portofino and Rome. Alongside it all, expect everything from helicopter flights to food and wine tours, as well as being treated to only the finest in Silversea luxury. Think open-seated dining and eight dining venues – including the superb Sea and Land Taste (S.A.L.T.) programme that offers local cuisine and insights into local food culture – alongside all inclusive-drinks, butler-served suites with private verandas and some of the best hospitality in cruising, with almost one crew member per guest.

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Barcelona

After included VIP airport lounge access, board your flight and arrive in Barcelona. You've got a few hours to explore – walk among the medieval Barri Gotic area, marvel at the Art Nouveau facades and stroll along La Rambla, making time to tour Gaudi's famed Sagrada Familia. Then, take your included transfer to the port to board the ultra-luxury Silver Dawn. Check in to your sumptuous suite – with its own private veranda and butler – before perhaps settling in for a sundowner at the Panorama Lounge for wonderful sea views. You’ve then got the choice of eight dining venues – all offering open seating – and we'd highly recommend the S.A.L.T. programme to sample excellent local cuisine.

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: D

Day 2
Porto Mahon, Menorca

Anchor in to Menorca today, whose streets are much-unexplored compared to its Mallorca and Ibiza neighbours. Here, pine-tree framed beaches, old towns, beach coves and tiny fishing villages make it a wonderful place to explore with a walking tour, pausing at prehistoric sites, national parks, soaring cliffs and marine reserves teeming with bird life. Alternatively, discover the coastal beauty of the region with a visit to the local beaches and traditional fishermen towns, home to excellent fish restaurants. Remember, all excursions can be organised directly from the ship, either before or during your cruise.

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 3
Palamos, Spain

The monasteries and beaches of Palamos, the gateway to the Costa Brava, await you today. Highlights include learning more about artist Salvador Dali at the nearby Dali Theatre museum and the medieval castle owned by Dali himself as well as sampling local wine and tapas in the nearby vineyards of Finca Bell LLOC. We’d also highly recommend a S.A.L.T. experience here, where you’ll visit a local dairy farm and sample some local cheeses. At each port, there’s also the option to hire a private car or van and guide for a half or full day tour – it's a wonderful way to create your own bespoke itinerary in complete comfort. This evening, The Grill makes for a wonderful choice for pre-dinner cocktails before another gourmet dinner at the elegant Atlantide grill or Silver Note for tapas, accompanied by a nightly jazz and blues band.

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Port Vendres, France

Sail to neighbouring France today and the Pyrenées region as you anchor in to Port Vendres. Highlights include visiting the medieval town of Carcassonne, a coastal drive along the South Corniche and a panoramic and walking tour of the famous Majorca Kings Palace. For an extra-special experience, take in the famous Cathar Castles with a helicopter ride for panoramic views over the Pyrénées, vineyards and fairy-tale chateaus. Back on board, be sure to make time to experience all the ship has to offer, from relaxing on the pool deck and luxurious treatments at the Zagara Spa to thrilling nights at the casino.

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Marseille, France

France’s oldest city awaits today – Marseille. Here, faded streets frame the yacht-dotted port – filled with fishermen unloading fresh catches – dominated by the spectacular Notre-Dame de la Garde. It’s all best explored with a walking tour, or head to nearby charming Aix-en-Provence’s historic landmarks with its Old City, leafy boulevards and public squares lined with 17th-century mansions. It's also well worth visiting the local olive oil mills in the villages of Provence, or you could even head out on a tour and tasting in the famed Chateauneuf-du-Pape wine region. Why not sample La Dame tonight, Silversea’s signature French restaurant, to experience the epitome of sommelier-matched fine dining. 

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 6
St Tropez, France

The glitz and glamour of St Tropez awaits you today, the French Riviera hotspot and holiday choice of the rich and famous. Explore with a stroll around the yacht-dotted harbour or head for a wine class and tasting in one of the nearby hilltop villages, walking among the medieval streets and tiny squares that lie in complete contrast to their St Tropez neighbour. For an extra-special excursion, you could even on a private helicopter ride over St Tropez for wonderfully panoramic views.

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Monte Carlo, Monaco

The glamour continues as you anchor in to Monte Carlo today. Explore with an ultra-scenic drive along the pine tree-framed streets – pausing at the three famed Corniches – discover nearby Nice's golden beaches or explore Monaco's highlights on a walking tour, followed by a tasting of local specialties at the famous Condamine Market. Tonight, if you haven't already, be sure to head to the ship's SALT bar for locally-inspired cocktails and drinks as well as the SALT lab where you can get involved in local workshops and cooking demonstrations. 

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Days 8-9

Anchor in to Livorno in Tuscany today where you’ve got a full two days to take advantage of one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. We'd highly recommend heading out of the city to immerse yourself in the exquisite beauty, art and architecture of Florence, medieval Lucca and Volterra or the famed monuments of Pisa. Of course, you can’t leave Italy without sampling the cuisine, and there’s everything from cooking classes at a luxury villa to private winery visits and truffle hunting on offer. In keeping with your surroundings, return each day to perhaps one of the Italian restaurants on board, either La Terrazza for authentic Italian recipes using fresh sustainable ingredients or Spaccanapoli for excellent pizzas, influenced by Naples' famed pizzerias. Then, why not finish the evening at the Venetian Lounge or stylish Connoisseurs Corner to catch up with new-found friends?

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 10

Your penultimate day sees you explore one of the Italian Riviera's most evocative regions – Portofino. Jutting out on its own peninsula, the city looks out on to lavish yachts, picturesque scenery, white-washed villas and local olive groves and vineyards. Explore with a visit to the region's tiny fishing villages, kayak among turquoise bays or browse the famed market stalls of nearby Rapallo. As it's your final day, why not head out for an (optional) lunch at one of the region's most luxurious hotels, the Belmond Hotel Splendido, for olive oil tasting and a gourmet lunch. Tonight, make the most of your final night on board with a drink at the pool bar before your final dinner.

Stay: Silver Dawn

Meals: B L D

Day 11
Rome to UK

After breakfast disembark in Rome, where you’ve got the day to explore, discovering icons like the Roman Forum, Colosseum, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon. Then, make your way to the airport with an included transfer for your flight back to the UK.

Meals: B



Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.


11-day ocean cruise from £4,400 pp incl. flights

Departure: 8 April 2022

Early booking offer - save 20%
Book by: 30 September 2021


    • Silversea 'Door to Door' private executive transfer service (from home to airport and return)
    • Scheduled flights from the UK to Barcelona and return from Rome in business class
    • Transfers (between airport and ship)
    • 10 day cruise
    • 1 shore excursion per port, per day
    • Spacious suites – over 80% with private verandas
    • Butler service in every suite
    • Unlimited Free Wifi
    • Personalised service – nearly one crew member for every guest
    • Multiple restaurants, diverse cuisine, open-seating dining
    • Beverages in-suite and throughout the ship, including champagne, select wines and spirits
    • 24-hour dining service
    • Onboard entertainment
    • Complimentary transportation into town in most ports 
    • Onboard gratuities

    Talk to one of our cruise specialists about extending your experience pre- or post- cruise in Barcelona, Rome or beyond.

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