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Sea Italy: Italian-Style Cruising

Visit Italy with Costa Cruises


The best view of Italy? Standing starboard, floating on the Mediterranean! Costa Cruises carries you to top spots on the incredible Italian coast with a departure from exciting European destinations, like Marseille,France and stops in Spain. All aboard!

Cruisin’ with Costa

What’s better than sailing to Italy? Sailing to Italy on an Italian-helmed ship! The Italian cruise line offers a unique nautical experience in an authentic setting inspired by its cultural heritage. Think festive ambiance, delicious Mediterranean cuisine and elegant decor inspired by Italy’s most awe-inspiring Renaissance masterpieces. Hop aboard the Costa Smeralda, the most recent addition to the fleet that evokes Italy’s nickname of Bel Paese (beautiful country). Blending beauty, style and Italian hospitality, the ship re-creates that magical feeling of wandering around your favourite Italian cities with spaces named after the country’s most beloved piazzas. Indulge in authentic meals for all ages at the family-friendly Tutti a Tavola restaurant, sample traditional Venetian delicacies at Bacaro, or be an Italian chef for a day at LAB – Kitchen Lab. With every form of entertainment you could possibly want, pools and spas, and luxurious cabins, you’ll be blessed with the best at sea.

Set Your Course

Costa Cruises goes overboard with their 7-night Western Mediterranean cruise. Departing from the buzzing French port city of Marseille, it sets sail to beautiful Barcelona for a taste of tapas and a gander at Gaudí’s architecture. Next day, anchors aweigh as you make your way to Palma de Mallorca, a sunny city set on a Spanish island and your last stop before being Italy-bound. Then, you’ll answer the call of Palermo, on the coast of sublime Sicily. Think glorious beach dips and walks around historic landmarks. Day six is all about Rome—its romance, its ruins, its architecture…its pizza. Before setting back to Marseille, soak in Savona, a gorgeous seaside city on the Italian Riviera.Variations of this itinerary leave from Rome or Barcelona and can include a stop in beautiful Genoa, where the local cuisine should be sampled (or devoured).

What’s Next

Interested? Who wouldn’t be! Get your sea legs ready for this maritime journey across the Mediterranean and book a trip with Costa Cruises. Plus, check our latest cruise deals to see if SAVINGS are on the horizon, or seek out more vacation inspiration right here.