Check in at the Sea Passenger Terminal in Valletta to embark on Costa Fascinosa the most glamorous ship in Costa Crociere’s fleet. Travelling on Costa Fascinosa you’ll be surrounded by cinema legends from Luchino Visconti to David Lynch and their most famous creations. Refined and intriguing environments, charming and fascinating atmospheres for a cruise surrounded by the greatest starts of the best movies of all time. Do not miss the wonderful scenery as the ship set sail from Valletta around 14:00 hrs.
From bow to stern, full enjoyment ahead for the active ones during your day at sea. Pamper yourself at the sauna or just relax by the pool. Don’t miss out to shop for some variety name-brand and the duty-free shopping or try to discover the restaurants on board.
After and abundant and healthy breakfast, disembark the ship at Barcelona, the cosmopolitan capital of Spain’s Catalonia region, known for its art and architecture. The fantastical Sagrada Família church and other modernist landmarks designed by Antoni Gaudí dot the city
You will visit the French town of Marseille today. Marseille, a port city in southern France, has been a crossroads of immigration and trade since its founding days. At its heart is the old Port, where fishmongers sell their catch along the boat-lined quay. Basilique Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde is a Romanesque-Byzantine church. Modern landmarks include Le Corbusier’s influential Cité Radieuse complex and Zaha Hadid’s CMA CGM Tower
After breakfast meet the Tour leader at the designated post (to be communicated at a later stage), in order to disembark the ship in Savona. Your private coach will await you at the pier so that together with fellow group members you will start your FREE full day excursion to Santa Margherita Ligure and Portofino. Portofino is a famous Italian fishing village and vacation resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity and artistic visitors. Pastel coloured houses, high-end boutiques and seafood restaurants fringe its piazetta, a small cobbled square overlooking the harbour which is lined with super yachts. Later make your way to your hotel in Sarzana in the province of La Spezia for check in, room allocation, dinner (optional) and overnight.
After breakfast we encourage you to join the tour leader for an unforgettable full day excursion to the picturesque Cinque Terre. You start your day, by visiting the port city of La Spezia where you would embark on a boat to visit the beautiful bays of Vernazza, Monterosso and Porto Venere, which form part of the so called ‘Cinque Terre’. If the weather does not permit, such tour will be done with local train. Return to the hotel in time for dinner (optional) and overnight.
After breakfast and checkout (luggage safe room will be made available), join your fellow group members for a morning excursion to La Spezia. An important port city on the western coast of Italy, La Spezia is a major and most important harbor and military hub. As a tourist destination, La Spezia has a great combination of historical buildings, beautiful scenery, and fantastic surrounding sites. Later head back to the hotel to collect your luggage before continuing your way towards the central Italian city of Pisa. Pisa is a city in Italy's Tuscany region best known for its iconic Leaning Tower. Already tilting when it was completed in 1372, the 56m white-marble cylinder is the bell tower of the Romanesque, striped-marble cathedral that rises next to it in the Piazza dei Miracoli. Also in the piazza is the Baptistry and the Caposanto Monumentale cemetery. Enjoy your holiday’s last few hours, exploring these sites or head to Corso Italia for a last-minute shopping spree. Later rejoin the tour leader for your transfer to Pisa’s airport for your Ryan Air flight back to Malta leaving Pisa at 18:25 hrs with an estimated time of arrival back in Malta at20:10 hrs
|Cinque Terre by Boat||€79||€69|
|Rate for all Excursions||€108||€88|
- 4 Nights on board the Costa Fascinosa on Full Board basis
- 2 Nights at the 3* Santa Caterina Park hotel in Sarzana (or similar) on Bed and Breakfast basis
- 10 Kgs Hand Luggage
- 20 Kgs Checked-In Luggage
- Coach Transfers (Port/Hotel/Airport)
- Direct Flight Pisa-Malta with Ryan Air
- Free Excursion to Portofino and Santa Margherita Ligure
- All Taxes, Port Charges and Service Charge
- Tour Leader
- Protection by the Insolvency Fund
- Half board supplement: 2 x dinners at hotel (drinks excluded) Adults @ €55 | Child @ €50
- Travel insurance is optional but highly recommended
- Gratuities to be paid on-board (Approx. €10 per night per person over 14 years & €5 per night for children between 4 & 12 years)
- Excursions whilst cruising can only be purchased on board the ship
- Requested Seats or Seats Next to Each Other will incur an additional charge
- Classic Cabins might be at a lower deck and in the front or back of the ship
- Infants (under 2) when sharing with two paying adults at€99