Costa Venezia’s new cruises to Turkey and Greece will make their debut from Istanbul on Could 1.
Costa stated the brand new deployment marks the collaboration between itself, Turkish Airways, the Turkish Nationwide Vacationer Board and Galataport Istanbul.
The proposed components is the “flight+cruise” bundle, obtainable from all the primary European nations, with scheduled Turkish Airways flights, which can make it doable to achieve Istanbul simply, after which embark onboard of Costa Venezia from the brand new Galataport cruise terminal, geared up with all of the comforts and providers for the subsequent era of ships.
“Our restart program forward of summer season is strengthened by a very distinctive provide. The principle new characteristic of Costa Venezia cruises is the potential of visiting the perfect of Turkey in a single vacation, ranging from Istanbul, one of the crucial lovely cities on the earth. We consider Turkey has nice potential for cruises, and we try to be the primary to develop it. Istanbul might be reached from the primary European nations in just some hours’ flight time, it has good air connections and trendy ports, in addition to a gentle local weather that makes it doable to function all yr spherical, and above all it gives an unbelievable number of experiences and sights,” stated Mario Zanetti, President of Costa Cruises.
The Costa Venezia’s program in Turkey consists of three completely different itineraries, all with embarkation and disembarkation in Istanbul, designed to incorporate longer calls within the ports to benefit from the locations with loads of time, amongst cities wealthy in historical past, splendid archaeological and UNESCO World Heritage websites and clear seas.
From Could 1 to November 13 2022, the Costa Venezia will provide two one-week itineraries devoted to Turkey and Greece, interchanging with one another, which might be mixed right into a single 15-day “tremendous tour”, with eight calls in port longer than 10 hours.
The primary itinerary is right for individuals who wish to discover the perfect of Turkey and Greece in a single vacation. It features a two-day, one-night name in Istanbul, the Turkish locations of Izmir and Bodrum, the island of Mykonos and Athens in Greece.
The second itinerary permits to discover a few of Greece’s out-of-the-ordinary areas and the perfect of Turkey. It consists of two two-day, one-night calls in Istanbul and Kusadasi, Turkey, earlier than heading off to discover Rhodes and Heraklion, Greece.
In winter 2022-23, the Costa Venezia will probably be providing a 3rd 12-day itinerary to Turkey, Egypt, Israel and Cyprus, visiting Istanbul (with a two-day, one-night name), Bodrum, Limassol, Haifa (additionally with a two-day, one-night name), Alexandria and Kusadasi. From spring 2023, the 2 itineraries in Turkey and Greece will resume.