Featuring extended port stays and organized shore excursions exclusive to Costa passengers, the Italian company’s Mediterranean voyages will include 2 liners in the west and 2 in the east with sailings to Greece, Italy, France, and Spain, and itineraries accessible from a total of 13 different ports of embarkation.
As already announced, the season starts with Smeralda (on May 1), which has planned Italian ports-only 3- and 4-day mini-cruises, combinable (as B2Bs) to 7-day voyages calling at Savona, La Spezia, Civitavecchia-Rome, Naples, Messina Sicily, Cagliari Sardinia. The Italian itinerary program was extended through July 3, when the liner returns to 7-day voyages visiting Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Palma, Palermo Sicily, Civitavecchia.
Costa Firenze starts on July 4 (inaugural cruise) with an all-Italian itinerary visiting Savona, Civitavecchia, Palermo, Naples, Messina, Cagliari. From September 12 through mid-October, Firenze offers 7-day sailings visiting Savona, Civitavecchia, Naples, Ibiza, Barcelona, Marseilles.
Deliziosa is scheduled to start on June 26, offering a 7-day itinerary with Venice, an extended 1-day and 1-night stop in Mykonos, followed by Katakolon, Corfu, Bari.
The summer cruise season in Northern Europe and all other voyages scheduled until mid-September not included in the updated itineraries are canceled due to the level of uncertainty on the reopening of a number of destinations which does not guarantee the feasibility of the itineraries.