With more ships, more sailings, more itineraries and 60 years of experience, Costa Cruises is Europes #1 cruise line.
Vacationers can choose from 12 magnificent ships, including the Costa Serena (inaugurated May 2007), the newest ship in the Costa fleet and the sister ship to the Costa Concordia (both are the largest in the Costa fleet). Featuring 350 year-round departures throughout Europe, Costa guests can savor the breathtakingly beautiful ice-fringed fjords and history-rich cities of the Baltic and Russia, the romantic flavors of Italy and France, the majesty of Spain and Scotland, the ancient wonders of Egypt and Turkey, and the white-washed Greek Isles. Itineraries also visit the Canary Islands and Transatlantic voyages reposition the vessels between Europe and North America.
In addition to a full compliment of Europe voyages, Costa also features Eastern and Western Caribbean itineraries of seven nights from Ft. Lauderdale aboard the Costa Mediterranea, which in the 07-08 season will depart on Saturdays and the Costa Fortuna in 08-09 season, will depart on Sundays. In this part of the world, the line offers vacationers a unique cruising experience highlighting the love, laughter and la dolce vita that exemplifies Cruising Italian Style: Thats Amore. From the first Buon Viaggio celebration to the last Roman Bacchanal Parade, the stage is set for a week of unforgettable fun. Vacationers will have a ball behind Venetian masks, then wrap themselves in togas and party like its 99 (A.D.). The carnival atmosphere of Festa Italiana provides an opportunity to let ones hair down while taking part in some of Italys favorite pastimes, such as bocce ball, tarantella dancing and more.
Costas breadth of product doesnt end there the company also sails to South America, where it offers cruises from 6- to 22- nights to Brazil, Argentina and Uruguay. In the upcoming winter 2008-2009 season, the company will also
double its capacity on routes from Dubai aboard the Costa Classica and Costa Victoria. In addition, the cruise line offers departures between 4- and 16- nights from Hong Kong and Shanghai as well as 14-night itineraries from Mauritius with stops in the Seychelles, Kenya and Madagascar aboard the Costa Europa.