Crossing the Atlantic with Silversea

Silversea Atlantic crossing

Celebrating our Silversea cruise with a glass of champagne

When Alan and I plan international land tours, we like to end the trip with a cruise back home. That way, we only have one long international flight to begin the trip plus some sea days at the end of our travels to rest after a busy time of exploring.

So we put our Transatlantic cruise tips to work and started planning. Here’s the result:

After 12 days touring in the south of Italy, we’re boarding the Silversea ship, Silver Spirit for a 21-day cruise Atlantic crossing that includes a 7-day port intensive segment in the Mediterranean before sailing along the coast of Spain and crossing the Atlantic to Ft. Lauderdale. We’ll be taking some cruise excursions but also use repeat (to us) ports as sea days or as a time to explore on our own.

Crossing the Atlantic itinerary

We’ll board Silver Spirit in Civitavecchia (the port for Rome) followed by:
Livorno (for Florence)
Monte Carlo
Marseille, France
Porto Mahon, Spain (Menllorca)
Palma De Mallorca, Spain (Mallorca)
Barcelona, Spain, where we’ll overnight and the ship will take on new passengers
Valencia, Spain
Cartagena, Spain
Malaga, Spain
Gibraltar, UK
Day at Sea
Funchal, Madeira Islands, Portugal
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St. George’s, Bermuda
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Day at Sea
Fort Lauderdale, Florida

So what do you think of our Italy itinerary? Several of the ports are new for us. And we’re especially looking forward to all the sea days, which will give us time to enjoy the amenities on Silver Spirit.

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Want to keep up with us? We’ll be posting photos on the Crossing the Atlantic on Silver Spirit Pinterest board and photos and updates at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook, Instagram and on Donna’s Twitter account. Look for the hashtag #sscrossing.

Want to see more details about our Silver Spirit Atlantic Crossing? Check out our entire Silver Sea experience week by week!

Have you visited any of the destinations on our cruise? Join the conversation at the My Itchy Travel Feet page on Facebook or send us an email with your comments or questions.

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