Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2024

40 MAIDEN SEASON Silver Nova Silversea Cruises’ newest ship offers guests a range of excursions that help them explore local culture and cuisine Silver Nova, the newest ship from Silversea, embarked on its maiden voyage on 14 August 2023. The ship left Venice, Italy, for a seven-day roundtrip voyage through the Adriatic that called at Piran in Slovenia, Zadar, Dubrovnik, Split, and Rovinj in Croatia and Kotor in Montenegro. Following its maiden voyage, Silver Nova spent summer 2023 in the Mediterranean and will be sailing in the Caribbean and Central America from 18 November 2023, starting with a 31-day voyage from New York, to Lima, Peru. On 4 January 2024, Silver Nova will embark on the 71-day ‘Grand Voyage South America’, which will see the ship visit 38 destinations in 18 countries. The ship will leave Fort Lauderdale in Florida and take guests to a variety of destinations. “The ‘Grand Voyage South America’ is for those looking to embrace the true soul and energy of Latin America,” says Justin Poulsen, vice president of itinerary planning and destination development at Silversea. “Highlights on the itinerary include sailing down the Amazon River, visiting the breathtaking Ushuaia and impressive landscapes of the Chilian fjords, immersing in the culture of Lima; Buenos Aires, Argentina; and Montevideo, Uruguay, before heading over to vibrant Rio de Janeiro.” Guests will also have the opportunity to engage with a variety of events that celebrate South American culture. These include a traditional folklore show in Panama; a heritage tour of the hub of art and culture that is Callao Monumental in Lima; an evening at the Amazon Opera House in Manaus, Brazil; and an exclusive trip to the Barbados Polo Club where guests can mingle with Bridgetown’s top polo Photo: Silversea Cruises Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is one of the key destinations on the ‘Grand Voyage South America’