MARSEILLE, France — Just how stylish is luxury line Silversea Cruises’ new Silver Muse? See for yourself with a scroll through the carousel above.
USA TODAY this week is among a handful of news outlets getting early access to the soon-to-be-christened, 596-passenger vessel, and we’re posting our first photos here and at our Twitter page and Facebook page.
Constructed at a Fincantieri shipyard in Genoa, Italy, Muse is being billed as one of the most luxurious cruise ships ever made. Aimed at an upscale audience, it boasts some of the biggest and most elegant accommodations at sea including four apartment-like, two-bedroom Owner’s Suites that measure 1,389 square feet.
Other over-the-top accommodations on Muse include four Grand Suites and two Royal Suites that measure 1,475 square feet and 1,130 square feet, respectively. The ship also has 34 of the line’s signature Silver Suites across three top decks, including a new two-bedroom Silver Suite configuration that measures 1,119 square feet.
Even the smallest cabins on the vessel measure nearly 400 square feet — unusually large for a cruise ship.
Muse also offers an unusually wide array of upscale eateries including La Dame, a French restaurant created in partnership with Relais & Châteaux, and two contemporary Asian eateries.
Hot Rocks, a Silversea ship favorite where passengers cook their own meat, fish and vegetables on piping hot lava stones, also is among the dining options as is an intimate new jazz club-like venue called Silver Note where…
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