Costa Cruises introduces 2 new itineraries for the restart of operations in September

   August 23, 2020 ,   Cruise Industry

Costa Cruises announced two new itineraries for the restart of its operations in September 2020, allowing to rediscover Italy’s finest destinations.

Between September 6 and 27, Costa Deliziosa is scheduled to depart every Sunday from Trieste, Italy, allowing passengers to rediscover 5 destinations in Southern Italy rich in history and culture, like Bari, Brindisi, Corigliano-Rossano, Siracusa, Catania.

On September 19, Costa Diadema is scheduled to leave from Genoa (Milan) to visit Italian seaside resorts and art cities in the western Mediterranean: Civitavecchia-Rome, NaplesCagliari Sardinia, Palermo Sicily, La Spezia.

The 2 new Costa Cruises itineraries are specially reserved for Italian passengers only, in order to ensure a safe and responsible restart.

The departures available are September 6, 13, 20 and 27 for Deliziosa and September 19 for Diadema. All destinations of the itineraries can only be visited with protected shore trips organized by Costa.

The Costa Deliziosa itinerary allows passengers to rediscover a variety of proposals, including the Mittel European atmospheres of Trieste to baroque Catania, with the Etna volcano; from the old towns of Bari and Brindisi to the island of Ortigia in Siracusa.

Costa's Sicilian shore excursions will take guests to visit beautiful destinations close to the ports of call like Gallipoli, Lecce, Modica, Taormina, Ostuni, Otranto, Ragusa, and Sibari, with gastronomic experiences to taste the local cuisine.

The Costa Diadema itinerary allows passengers to enjoy extraordinary cities for history and culture, together with seaside resorts. Genoa, Naples, Palermo, and Rome are symbols of the best that the country has to offer. In La Spezia and Cagliari, guests can spend a day on beautiful beaches including Poetto Beach in Sardinia, and see Florence, Pisa, Lerici, and Cinque Terre.

With the aim to allow passengers to better enjoy their holidays while respecting the safety of guests, crew members, and local communities, Costa Cruises developed the Costa Safety Protocol for its fleet. The protocol is a comprehensive set of measures and procedures in response to the COVID situation.

Costa Cruises announced it will continue to monitor the evolution of the epidemiological situation, with the aim to offer additional itineraries starting October 2020, with an increasing number of cruise ships.