A year after the Costa Concordia liner wreck, Mediterranean cruises of Costa Crociere Company, based in Genoa, still remain popular among tourists.
The Europe’s largest cruise company currently operates 14 cruise ships.
For the winter/spring season Costa Crociere offers discounts on cruises up to 75%.
The route which was fatal for Costa Concordia which wrecked near the Tuscany coast a year ago still is in the map of Costa Cruises. It’s Costa Pasifica liner (view its webcam pictures) which goes this route now.
Special discount price for 7-day cruise in the western Mediterranean (departure on January, 18) starts from $399 per person (Civitavecchia – Savona – Marseille – Barcelona – Palma de Mallorca – Cagliari – Palermo – Civitavecchia).
Full price without discount – $1380.
Including taxes, insurance and other fees, the cost of such cruise is about $1200 for two adults.
For detailed information about the cruise look here.
Getting to Civitavecchia
The closest airport is Rome Fumicino. The regional trains run from Rome to Civitavecchia every 10-15 minutes, ticket price starts from €5.00.
The schedule of trains and ticket price visit Trenitalia website.
The cheapest itinerary from Kyiv:
WizzAir flight to Treviso/Venice (from 676 hryvnias)
Train from Venice to Civitavecchia (from €44.55).
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