Costa Cruises Announces Short Cruises On Costa Smeralda

Nov 27, 2020

Starting from December 3 2020 until February 21 2021, Costa Cruises flagship Costa Smeralda will sail one-week itineraries dedicated exclusively to Italy. The cruises which can be divided into two short voyages of three and four days will depart from Civitavecchia.  

The four-day cruises will visit ports in Central and Southern Italy, with stops in Civitavecchia / Rome (Sunday), Naples (Monday), Messina (Tuesday) and Cagliari (Wednesday). 

The three-day cruises will visit ports in Central and Northern Italy, with stops in Civitavecchia (Thursday), La Spezia (Friday) and Savona (Saturday). Costa Cruises said guests can book the entire one-week program, with departure from other ports of call included in the itinerary.

“This offer will allow our guests to find the solution that best suits their needs, allowing them to enjoy a few days of leisure and relaxation,” said Carlo Schiavon, Costa Cruises Country Manager Italy. "Our safety protocols also aims to create an environment in which guests can enjoy the experiences that perhaps not everyone can easily enjoy on land during this period".

Costa Safety Protocol, designed to guarantee the best holiday experience with maximum safety will be enforced during the upcoming short cruises both onboard and ashore. The main safety protocols include swab tests for all guests and crew, temperature checks each time guests disembark and return to the ship, visits to destinations only with protected excursions organized by the cruise line, social distancing on board and in the terminals thanks to the reduction of the number of passengers, new ways to use onboard services, enhancement of sanitation and medical services, and use of protective masks.