Important Note: Williamson Wines program has cancelled. The Silver Nova cruise can still be booked on an individual basis with no onboard winery events or F&WT sponsored events. Call 800-367-5348 for more details


Program Highlights
  • Cruise hosted by  Williamson Wines Family – Bill, Dawn & Sam Williamson
  • Private events including a welcome and farewell receptions, wine tastings & seminars, and winemaker’s dinner featuring exquisite Williamson Wines
  • Free round-trip economy class airfare and door-to-door private executive transfers (restrictions apply)
  • Exclusive $250 per suite shipboard credit
  • One complimentary Silversea shore tour in every port
  • Butler Service for every suite
  • Complimentary beverages throughout the ship, including select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees, bottled water, juices and sodas
  • Pre-paid shipboard gratuities
  • Food & Wine Trails optional pre-cruise land program and wine-themed shore tours in select ports
Additional $100 per suite shipboard credit if booked & deposited between Feb. 16 – 28, 2023 


Embark on a cruise that will make you discover the Med and its coasts like never before. Williamson Wines invites you to join Bill, Dawn & Sam Williamson from Monte Carlo to Barcelona aboard the new uber-luxurious, all-suite SILVER NOVA.  Explore first Portofino and Saint-Tropez’s glamour and luxury. Livorno, Marseille and Palamós’ authenticity is next. Not forgetting Corsica’s crystal-clear waters and delicious seafood, and Barcelona’s blissful quirkiness and you have a representation of what makes the Mediterranean such a special place.

Add the pouring of impeccable Williamson wines during hosted shipboard events by the Williamson family and you have a trip of a lifetime!  Trust us, you’ll love it.

For Reservations and Information, please call Food & Wine Trails at 800-367-5348
  • Cruise Line


  • Ports of Call

    Monte Carlo to Barcelona


Bill & Dawn Williamson

Owners, Williamson Wines

Sam Williamson

Brand Ambassador, Williamson Wines


From/To: Monte Carlo to Barcelona
Dates: September 8 – 18, 2023
Length: 10 Days
Ship: Silver Nova

September 8
Monte Carlo, Monaco
Embark Ship
Depart 11:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Williamson Wines Welcome Reception

September 9
Portofino, Italy
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM
September 10
Ajaccio (Corsica), France
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 6:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Williamson Wines Seminar & Tasting

September 11
Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 8:00 PM
September 12
Livorno (Tuscany), Italy
Arrive 8:00 AM
September 13
Livorno (Tuscany), Italy
Depart 6:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Williamson Wines Winemaker’s Dinner

September 14
Saint Tropez, France
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 11:00 PM
September 15
Marseille, France
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 7:00 PM
September 16
Sete, France
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 7:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Williamson Wines Seminar & Tasting

September 17
Palamos, Spain
Arrive 8:00 AM
Depart 11:00 PM

F&WT Onboard Event: Williamson Wines Farewell Reception

September 18
Barcelona, Spain
Disembark Ship

F&WT Optional Land Tours

Per Person Pricing - Call for rates

Category DescriptionDouble OccupancySingle Occupancy
CV - Classic VerandaCALLCALL
SV - Superior VerandaCALLCALL
DX - Deluxe VerandaCALLCALL

  • Note: Air credit for non-use of included roundtrip economy class air is $900 per person.

    Please ask for rates and availability of categories not listed

    Prices quoted are per person based on cabin double or single occupancy, subject to change and include suite accommodations with butler service; roundtrip economy airfare; door-to-door private executive transfers from home to airport and back again when participating in Silversea’s air program (subject to availability and distance of 50 miles, other restrictions may apply); most onboard meal; shipboard gratuities; choice of one Silversea shore tour in each port; onboard beverages including select wines, premium spirits, specialty coffees, sodas and juices; all surcharges, government taxes,; limited travel management services and private wine program. Prices do not include Food & Wine Trails optional land programs or all items of a personal nature. F&WT reserves the right to correct pricing errors or omissions. Prices will not increase after you make full payment, except for charges resulting from increases in government-imposed taxes, fees or fuel surcharges.

    Booking Incentives
    Please note that cruise line offered promotions including but not limited to free gratuities, internet packages, pay-in-full booking bonuses and air upgrades can be cancelled or discontinued by the cruise line without notice at any time. F&WT includes such promotional offers on this web site in good faith and will remove expired, cancelled or discontinued offers within 24 hours of notification. F&WT will not be financially responsible for expired, cancelled, or discontinued cruise line promotions they in good faith advertise on this web site as valid.

About The Ship

Silver Nova (artist rendering)

Click Here to download ship’s deck plan

Introducing Silver Nova – the eleventh ship to join Silversea’s fleet. Their newest vessel will join the line in summer 2023, and will be a home away from home for up to 728 guests. Silver Nova’s innovative asymmetrical design introduces the world like never before, offering an immersive destination experience to Silversea guests. With a gross tonnage of 54,700 tons and a guest capacity of 728, she will offer a space-to-guest ratio of 75 GRT-per-passenger becoming one of the most spacious cruise ships ever built. What’s more, Silver Nova will be their most environmentally friendly, and thanks to her groundbreaking technological solutions, she will propel Silversea into a new era of sustainable cruising. It’s the Nova way to travel.

Silver Nova will introduce a brand new selection of superb, spacious suites, many of which promise a 270˚ view from sea to sky. Eight restaurants and an unprecedented choice of bars complete the experience, offering delicious drinking and dining at any time of the day.

Note: All ship exterior and interior images shown are artist renderings and may not reflect the final outcome

Deluxe Veranda Suite

Classic Veranda Suite

Atlantide Restaurant

S.A.L.T. Kitchen

La Dame (French Infused)

Kaiseki (Asian Cuisine)

Pool Deck

The Dusk Bar

The Marquee

Terms & Conditioins

  • For Food & Wine Trails Complete Terms & Conditions – Click Here

    To book a stateroom on this sailing, you must submit a completed registration form with deposit. For your convenience the registration form can be completed and electronically signed online by all passengers traveling.

    For PC users the PDF form can be completed online, saved and returned via email to

    For MAC users, the process for properly filling in and saving a PDF form is slightly different than on a Windows machine. By default, the Mac’s Preview application is set to open all PDF files, but Preview will not save the data you put into the forms. Right-click on the pdf or hold down the Control key on your keyboard and click on it. A menu will appear, select “Open With”. Choose Acrobat Reader from the list of programs. From within Acrobat you will be able to fill in the fields and save the file with your text and submit the completed form via email.

    Include your credit card information on the registration form and FAX to (707) 346-5789.

    Air travel from select U.S. and Canadian gateways. Economy Class Air is provided on domestic US/Canada flights and intra-European flights. Promotional air offered is valid only for guests from the United States and Canada. Silversea reserves the right to select the air carrier, routing and departure airport from each gateway city. Offer may be withdrawn at anytime without notice.

    Please note, Silversea requires that all guests submit a completed Guest Registration Form before final payment can be processed. You can either request a blank Guest Registration Form from your Travel Consultant or submit the information directly to the cruise line on their web site:

    F&WT strongly recommends the purchase of (Allianz) travel insurance to safeguard your trip investment.


    Please note: Cruise escorts, experts scheduled to appear and onboard programming are subject to change with or without notice. For a complete listing of all tour conditions, please refer to the registration form.