Costa Smeralda – Popular Mediterranean sailings back for 2024


Costa is an expert in sailing the Mediterranean in Summer and Winter from different ports in Spain, Italy and France.

Costa Smeralda was Christened in 2019 and is one of Costa Cruises’ newest vessels. Her name pays tribute to the emerald coast of Northern Sardinia and the ship offers impressive innovation and technology. With the architectural design, the animation on board, the proposed gastronomic wealth, and many other features, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Features you will find onboard Costa Smeralda

In the first place, the ship is known for her eco-friendly design and use of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as fuel. This type of fuel is more environmentally friendly than traditional ship fuels. Secondly, aboard you will find numerous amenities and entertainment options. These include restaurants, bars, a spa, pools, and entertainment shows. Read about the bars and restaurants here.

In all, she offers her guests 1,550 balcony cabins, 13 swimming pools and hot tubs, 11 restaurants and snack bars, and 19 bars and lounges.

Costa Smeralda Spa

Costa Smeralda itineraries in Summer and Winter

This gorgeous ship offers cruises in various regions, including the Mediterranean and today, we’re focussing on her popular 2024 itineraries.

From March to October 2024, she will boast a variety of Western Mediterranean sailings from Barcelona. Also, you will find theses Costa Mediterranean Cruises in Winter.

Sailing from Barcelona, you will be visiting Cagliari in Sardinia, Naples, Civitavecchia for Rome, Genoa, Marseille, returning to Barcelona. 

Other embarkation ports include Civitavecchia, Marseille, and Genoa. We also have a selection of all-inclusive options available. Don’t hesitate to contact our cruise experts to find out more! These itineraries are ideal for those who want to really immerse themselves in each destination because most are a minimum stay of 9 hours. Perfect for intrepid explorers!

Costa sailings to Rome

Costa Cruises to Rome

Extend Your Adventure with Costa sailing the Mediterranean

These 7-night sailings are the perfect opportunity to extend your holiday with a pre-or-post-cruise land stay, especially in places like Barcelona, Marseille, and Genoa. Furthermore, our team can tailor-make your ideal package holiday, including cruise, hotel, and flights.

Not to mention that Civitavecchia is a perfect chance to extend your holiday by taking in the best that Rome has to offer. With this in mind, these are just some of the place in this ancient city we would recommend you to visit:

The Colosseum: This iconic Roman amphitheatre is one of the most famous landmarks in the world. Take a tour to learn about its history as a gladiatorial arena.

Explore the Roman Forum: This ancient archaeological site was the centre of Roman life for centuries. Walk among the ruins of temples, basilicas, and government buildings.

Tour the Vatican Museums: Home to incredible art and historical treasures, including the Sistine Chapel ceiling painted by Michelangelo. Don’t forget to see St. Peter’s Basilica and St. Peter’s Square.

Throw a coin in the Trevi Fountain: According to tradition, tossing a coin over your left shoulder with your right hand into the fountain ensures your return to Rome.

Visit the Pantheon: This well-preserved Roman temple is a marvel of engineering and architecture. It has a stunning domed roof with a hole at the top called the oculus.

In addition you can wander through the historic neighbourhoods: Explore the charming streets of Trastevere, the Jewish Ghetto, and the Monti district. These areas offer a glimpse of authentic Roman life and great dining options.

Don’t forget to Climb the Spanish Steps: This monumental stairway of 135 steps is a popular spot for people-watching and offers a nice view of the city.

In conclusion, we strongly recommen you to try Costa if you want to sail the Mediterranean. Two new and modern Costa ships are sailing the Med at the moment, Costa Smeralda and Costa Toscana.



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