Silversea's 2016 Brochure Offers White Sea, World Cruise Previews

silversea 2016 brochuresSilversea has just released its brochures for 2016. New this year are QR codes readers with smartphones and tablets can scan to unlock additional information. 

Here are some of the highlights from the brochure:

Ocean Cruises

Venetian World Odyssey 2016
In January, the 382-guest Silver Whisper sails from Fort Lauderdale to Venice and will cross the Panama Canal to South America and the Pacific, visiting 51 destinations in 31 countries in 115 days.

Grand Voyage 2016
Silver Spirit's "Circle South America" Grand Voyage sets sail in January for 66 days on a roundtrip cruise from Fort Lauderdale, crossing the Panama Canal and spending three days in Rio de Janeiro during Carnival.

Monte Carlo Grand Prix
Silver Spirit will overnight in Cannes on May 25, during the city's famous film festival, and also overnight in Monte Carlo on May 28, offering guests the opportunity to experience the thrill of a Formula One race on an optional "Monte Carlo Grand Prix" tour.

Norway's North Cape
Silver Whisper returns to the North Cape in June with a 14-day roundtrip sailing from Copenhagen. The voyage spotlights some of Norway's most breathtaking scenery and includes a stop in the Arctic village of Honningsvag, gateway to the North Cape.

Thames River & Corinth Canal
Silver Wind sails the Thames River to dock near (or depart from) Tower Bridge in the heart of historic London on six cruises, and two Silver Cloud voyages transit the Mediterranean's narrow Corinth Canal -- journeys most cruise ships are too large to navigate.

In addition to Venetian World Odyssey 2016, two Silver Shadow voyages feature multi-day stopovers in Myanmar, where guests can explore its famous golden pagodas and ancient temples in depth.

South Africa Cruises From Cape Town
In February, Silver Cloud will visit South Africa's wildlife and cultural heritage on a trio of 10-day voyages with roundtrip departures from Cape Town.

Preview: World Cruise 2017
Silver Whisper will begin its world cruise in San Francisco in January 2017. Over the course of 116 days, guests will visit 62 destinations in 25 countries before concluding their epic voyage in Monte Carlo in May.

Expedition Cruises

Shackleton Centenary Voyages
During January, February, and December, Silver Explorer will mark the 100-year anniversary of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton's Endurance expedition with three special 18-day Antarctica voyages offering guests the chance to follow in the footsteps of the great explorer to discover the lands and waterways of the Falkland Islands, South Georgia, Elephant Island, and the Antarctic Peninsula.

White Sea
Sailing roundtrip from Tromso in June, Silver Explorer will make an inaugural 12-day expedition cruise to the isolated White Sea and Kanin Peninsula in Russia's extreme north.

Arnhem Land
Silver Discoverer will journey 14 days across the top of Australia in October to make an inaugural visit to Arnhem Land, known as the birthplace of the famous didgeridoo musical instrument.

In a first for Silversea Expeditions, Silver Discoverer will visit Myanmar on three voyages during November and December, offering the chance to explore the Mergui Archipelago and Yangon's ancient temples.

In December, Silver Discoverer departs Male on a new 17-day expedition to the Seychelles, Maldives, Mozambique, and Tanzania. Highlighting this voyage is an inaugural visit to Aldabra, a raised coral atoll that has been designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Galápagos Islands
Silver Galapagos will sail two alternating seven-day itineraries exploring the north central and western isles throughout 2016.

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