Costa Smeralda,the flagship of Costa Cruises, left the port of Savona on Saturday for a week-long cruise in Italy. It is the first ship of the Italian company to resume operations in 2021, officially kicking off the summer season.
Costa Smeralda is the first of four ships that will operate for Costa in summer 2021, offering cruises in the Mediterranean. On 16 May, Costa Luminosa will restart, offering week-long cruises to Greece.
On 26 June, Costa Deliziosa will be back on one-week cruises to Greece. On 4 July, Costa Firenze, the new ship inspired by the Florentine Renaissance, will be sailing on a one-week itinerary in Italy.
Alongside with the return of the Costa Firenze, from 3 July the Costa Smeralda will be back on international itineraries, with week-long cruises in Italy, France and Spain.