Lisbon has a wonderful culture, its architecture going back over a millennium to its Moorish origins merging into its European Mediterranean traditions. The iconic yellow trams weave a wonderful romantic pattern through city. It food is distinctly Latin, complemented by its seafaring origins. The music is Iberian with its own timbre, the ‘Fado’ with strong male and female voices accompanied by stringed instruments adding a richness to dining out in Lisbon. All can be washed down by surprisingly excellent Portuguese wine.
We commence our [email protected] in Portugal’s stunning capital city, Lisbon. Lisbon is renowned for being one of the most charismatic and vibrant cities in Europe. Situated on the banks of the Rio Tejo, Lisbon offers a number of museums and galleries, an unpretentious atmosphere and a pleasant blend of architectural styles. Enjoy Silversea’s world-class accommodations, shipboard conviviality and warm, individualised service, paired with the enhanced spaces and amenities of a larger ship.
Cortina d'Ampezzo is not only our most popular conference, but this will be our 23rd year in the pristine, awe-inspiring scenic town of Cortina, located within the Dolomitic Alps. Famous for it's 50 miles of skiing trails, spectacular views and luxe feeling, Cortina offers an experience like no other in northern Italy.
Paris has it all and exquisite culinary options are just the beginning. The modern art galleries, famous museums, stylish boutiques and haute couture houses abound, prompting visitors to try and ‘do it all’. Of course this is almost impossible, which is why visitors return to explore and rediscover Paris again and again.
Follow in the footsteps of Van Gogh, Cézanne and Gauguin on this exquisite journey through southern France; the same beautiful countryside and culture that inspired the masters will now inspire you.
Travel from Paris through Normandy’s countryside, uncovering its many charms: Richard the Lionheart’s Chateau Gaillard, the medieval capital of Rouen, Monet’s beloved home in Giverny and the famed Normandy beaches.
There is something for everyone in Greece and this unforgettable journey is a showstopper which also encompasses the magnificent transcontinental nation of Turkey! Whether it is the eons of history, the warm autumn weather and or the almost deserted beaches, you cannot help but love this wonderful area of the world, regardless if this is your first or hundredth visit!
Russia's second largest city, St. Petersburg is a city of contrast. In many ways it is the symbol of decadent opulence, with its regal palaces adorning the banks of the Neva, yet it was also the crucible for the Bolshevik Revolution in the early 20th century and is now regaining its inﬂuence as a world city.
Paris is the kind of city that everyone wishes to visit. With it's incredible architecture, beautiful landscapes and timeless landmarks, Paris tops the "wish list" for thousands of people. Paris is instantly identifiable in the background of many movies, music videos and timeless black and white films with it's magical rivers, patisseries and delicatessens.
Discovering the Arctic is an immersive experience that many can only dream of, from the exceptional immersive through to the rare intensity of the Arctic’s beauty, you will have an experience of a lifetime that will continue to amaze you long after your return from this incredible region.
The winding shoreline of Lake Como, surrounded by wooden hills and lush greenery, is the kind of place renowned for it's jaw-dropping beauty. Elegant villas line the waterfront featuring scenic townships and celeb-spotting is a common occurrence.
Lake Como is described as one of those places where heaven meets earth and the reason is obvious from the moment you arrive. Lakes dotted with picturesque villages and ancient Roman villas along the shore.
Venice is a city of epic grandeur. Notorious for it's city built on canals, neighbourhood churches and eccentric people. Partnering with Uniworld, our conference cruise will highlight the absolute best on offer throughout Venice as we make our journey up and down the scenic Venice Lagoon, docking in some of the most incredible areas of the islands.
Northern Italy is where the formal study of law and medicine originated as far as the western intellectual tradition is concerned.
In this millennium, with the focus being on a Europe with no boundaries, Florence is an excellent place to focus on how European traditions can be of use to professional practice.