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Costa Cruises Restart Update: Additional Ship Resuming Service in October

Another cruise ship is resuming service for Costa Cruises in October, as the Costa Favolosa welcomes guests back for its first cruise in two and a half years.

Nine Ships Currently in Service

A total of nine cruise ships are presently in service for Costa Cruises. With most of its capacity concentrated in the Mediterranean, Carnival’s Italian brand is offering itineraries around Europe.

Here are the ships currently in service:  

Costa Deliziosa
Capacity at 100%: 2,260 guests
Date: In service since June 26, 2021
Region: Eastern Mediterranean
Homeport: Venice/Marghera and Bari (Italy)
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Greek Islands and Italy visiting Katakolon, Santorini, Mykonos and Bari

Costa Firenze
Capacity at 100%: 4,232 guests
Date: In service since February 18, 2022
Region: Western Mediterranean
Homeport: Genoa and Civitavecchia (Italy); Barcelona (Spain); and Marseille (France)  
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Western Mediterranean visiting Barcelona, Marseille, Genoa, Civitavecchia, Palermo and Cagliari

Costa Toscana 
Capacity at 100%: 5,224 guests
Date: In service since March 5, 2022
Region: Western Mediterranean
Homeport: Savona and Civitavecchia (Italy); Marseille (France); and Valencia (Spain)
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Western Mediterranean visiting Savona, Civitavecchia, Salerno, Ibiza, Valencia and Marseille

Costa Diadema 
Capacity at 100%: 3,700 guests
Date: In service since March 14, 2022
Region: Mediterranean
Homeport: Savona (Italy); Marseille (France); and Barcelona (Spain)
Length: 3 to 14 nights
Itineraries: Short cruises to the Western Mediterranean, in addition to 14-night itineraries to Greece and Turkey

Costa Venezia 
Capacity at 100%: 4,232 guests
Date: In service since May 1, 2022
Region: Eastern Mediterranean
Homeport: Istanbul (Turkey)
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Greek Islands and Turkey visiting Piraeus, Mykonos, Rhodes, Heraklion, Izmir, Bodrum, Kusadasi and more  

Costa Fascinosa
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: In service since May 1, 2022
Region: Western Europe
Homeport: Kiel (Germany); Lisbon (Portugal); Savona (Italy) and more
Length: 10 and 11 nights
Itineraries: Western Europe and Mediterranean visiting Lisbon, Cádiz, Malaga, Cartagena, Marseille and more

Costa Smeralda 
Capacity at 100%: 5,224 guests
Date: In service since May 7, 2022
Region: Western Mediterranean
Homeport: Savona and Civitavecchia (Italy); Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca (Spain); and Marseille (France)
Length: 7 nights
Itineraries: Western Mediterranean visiting Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Marseille, Savona, Civitavecchia and Palermo

Costa Pacifica
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: In service since June 4, 2022
Homeport: Bari and Savona (Italy); Marseille (France); and Barcelona (Spain)
Region: Mediterranean
Length: 6 to 14 nights
Itineraries: Concluding a summer program in the Eastern Mediterranean ahead of a series of 14-night sailings to the Canary Islands, Madeira and Morocco

Costa Fortuna
Capacity at 100%: 2,720 guests
Date: In service since June 11, 2022
Region: Western Mediterranean  
Homeport: Savona (Italy); Tarragona and Barcelona (Spain); and Marseille (France)
Length: 3 and 4 nights
Itineraries: Short Western Mediterranean cruises visiting Spain, Italy and France

Costa Favolosa Resuming Service in October

In October, the Costa Favolosa is set to join the company’s active lineup. Returning for the first time since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the vessel will kick off a series of short cruises in the Mediterranean before embarking on a transatlantic crossing to Brazil.

Two additional Costa ships are currently out of service: the Costa Serena and the Costa Magica. While the first continues to wait for the opening of the cruise markets in the Far East, the second is still lacking a restart plan.

Here are the planned service resumption dates and details:  

Costa Favolosa 
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: October 7, 2022
Region: Western Mediterranean
Homeport: Tarragona (Spain)
Length: 3 nights
First itinerary: Marseille and Savona

Costa Serena  
Capacity at 100%: 3,000 guests
Date: TBD
Region: Asia
Homeport: TBD
Length: TBD
First itinerary: TBD

Costa Magica
Capacity at 100%: 2,720 guests
Date: TBD
Region: TBD
Homeport: TBD
Length: TBD
First itinerary: TBD

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