Silversea guests in the thick of the action at Monaco GP

Exclusive shore excursion puts passengers in pole position

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Silversea guests enjoyed two days of action at the Monaco Grand Prix 2019 last weekend, the 25 and 26 May. Participating guests witnessed the prestigious race from a prime vantage point, the Princess Grace Dance Academy, as an optional shore excursion included in their Silver Shadow voyage through the Mediterranean.

Silversea’s guests relaxed in the gardens and on the terraces of the villa while sipping champagne, listening to live music and admiring motorsports-inspired artwork. Guests were then invited to sample a buffet of local cuisine and witness the race from the top floor of the venue before and after enjoying canapés and a lunch. Health and beauty treatments were also on offer for guests, including massages, nail treatments, 3D body photography and other amenities. A racing simulator enabled guests to compete virtually on the streets of Monaco before they had the opportunity to meet former racing driver, Felipe Massa, who was in attendance at the venue on Sunday.

“There is no occasion quite like Monaco’s Grand Prix; the atmosphere is incredible,” says Adria Bono, Silversea’s Senior Director Destination Experiences. “By hosting this one-of-a-kind experience, we are enabling our guests to enjoy this unique sporting event – which is known worldwide – from a privileged venue, to travel deeper into the destination.”

The Princess Grace Dance Academy is spread over a four-storey villa that overlooks the track.

In May 2020, Silversea’s guests will have the opportunity to enjoy this unique experience once more. Silver Spirit will dock in Monte Carlo overnight from 23 May, with the following voyage options available:

  • Venice to Barcelona – 5 – 26 May 2020

Silver Spirit will depart Venice on 5 May 2020, on a 21-day voyage through the Mediterranean. Guests will discover Trieste, Split, Korcula, Dubrovnik, Valletta on an overnight call; Gozo, Siracusa (Sicily), Lipari Island, Sorrento, Olbia (Sardinia), Rome (Civitavecchia), Porto-Vecchio (Corsica), Livorno (Tuscany), Cinqueterre (Portovenere), Cannes, Marseille, Monte Carlo and Palamos before arriving in Barcelona on 26 May. Fares start from AU$15,890 per person, based on double occupancy in a Vista Suite and including Early Booking Bonus.

  • Rome (Civitavecchia) to Barcelona – 17 – 26 May 2020

On the shorter nine-day itinerary onboard Silver Spirit, guests will enjoy immersive experiences in Rome (Civitavecchia), Porto-Vecchio (Corsica), Livorno (Tuscany), Cinqueterre (Portovenere), Cannes, Marseille, Monte Carlo and Palamos before reaching Barcelona on 26 May. Fares start from AU$9,990 per person based on double occupancy in a Classic Veranda Suite and including a 10% Early Booking Bonus.

Guests who book and pay for the above voyages in full by 30 June 2019, will also receive included Economy class flights or reduced Business class flights and transfers between airport and ship.

The exclusive Grand Prix experience is offered as an optional extra.

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