Port Ancona (Italy) welcomed the MSC Cruises' ship MSC Fantasia for her maiden call on April 10th.
Every Sunday until September 4 (a total of 22 calls), cruisers can choose to autonomously discover Ancona, the Old Port area, the heritage, and the natural parks above the sea or to choose the excursions organized by the MSC shipping company in Marche region.
Vincenzo Garofalo, President of the Central Adriatic Ports Authority said cruises were "a fundamental asset for the strategic development of the port of Ancona as the touristic gateway for discovering Marche Region."
"An opportunity that, to be seized, needs adequate infrastructures and we are working on it, in collaboration with the local Institutions”.
Cruises will have a major role in the summer season of the port of Ancona. A total of 44 calls have been scheduled from spring to December 2022.