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Costa Cruises launches a round-the-world trip with stopover in the Canary Islands

Throughout the 134-day voyage, the Costa Deliziosa will embark on a circumnavigation of the globe, steadfastly sailing westward.

Costa Cruceros, the Italian cruise company, has embarked on an exciting new round-the-world cruise adventure, offering guests the opportunity to explore 52 unique destinations in 34 different countries across four months. This extraordinary journey encompasses five continents and traverses three oceans.

The 2024 edition of this epic voyage set sail on January 6th from Trieste, Italy, and Barcelona, Spain, aboard the magnificent Costa Deliziosa. The voyage will conclude on May 11th in Marghera/Venice.

Costa Cruises has a rich history of offering this iconic voyage, having been one of the pioneering companies to introduce it back in the 1970s. The 2024 edition has proven to be one of the most successful in history, with over 2,000 guests on board the Costa Deliziosa, hailing mainly from France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and Austria.

During this 134-day odyssey, the Costa Deliziosa will circumnavigate the globe, always sailing westward. The itinerary begins in Italy and includes stops in France, Spain, Morocco, and the Canary Islands. It then crosses the Atlantic to explore the Caribbean, pass through the Panama Canal, and venture into Ecuador, Chile, Peru, and Easter Island. The journey continues across the Pacific, with visits to Polynesia, Australia, Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, India, Oman, and Jordan before returning to Italy.

Costa Cruises launches a round-the-world trip with stopover in the Canary Islands

The Round the World 2024 cruise by Costa Cruises will visit an impressive list of destinations, including Trieste, Dubrovnik, Catania, Naples, Savona, Marseille, Barcelona, Casablanca (Morocco), Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Barbados, Cartagena (Colombia), Colon (Panama), Panama Canal, Manta (Ecuador), Callao (Peru), Arica and Valparaiso (Chile), Easter Island, Pitcairn Islands, Papeete, Urutoa, Raiatea, Samoa, Tonga, Fiji Islands, Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Sydney, Brisbane, and Cairns (Australia), Papua New Guinea, Kobe, and Nagasaki (Japan), Busan (South Korea), Keelung (Taiwan), Hong Kong, Da Nang, and Phu My (Vietnam), Singapore, Port Kelang, and Penang (Malaysia), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Marmugao, and Bombay (India), Salalah (Oman), Aqaba (Jordan), Limassol (Cyprus), Naples, Marseille, Savona, Civitavecchia/Rome, Corfu (Greece), Bari, and Marghera/Venice.

During the voyage, guests can take advantage of a diverse range of excursions offered by the company. These include visits to historic sites like Cartagena’s old town, the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, and Makani Beach Paradise on Tierra Bomba Island. In Colon, guests can enjoy a kayak excursion on Lake Gatun, while a 4-day excursion to Peru explores the footsteps of the Incas. A 5-day excursion to Atacama, the origin of Chile, offers an unforgettable experience.

Other highlights include admiring the monoliths of Ahu Tahai and Ahu Akivi on Easter Island, snorkeling in Tahiti, exploring the Blue Mountains in Sydney, visiting Brisbane’s Gold Coast and the koala sanctuary of Lone Pine, touring the active volcano of MT Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea, exploring the Nagasaki Peace Park and the city of Osaka, visiting the caves of Batu and the skyline of Kuala Lumpur, touring the elephant orphanage in Colombo, and discovering Goa in India.


Preparations are already underway for the next edition, the Round the World 2025 cruise, which will set sail in December 2024. This special itinerary will allow passengers to celebrate New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and primarily explore the southern hemisphere. Stops will include Brazil, Tierra del Fuego, Polynesia, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, and Namibia. The 2025 cruise departs on December 7th from Trieste, offering the opportunity to enjoy the Christmas holidays on a memorable cruise, culminating with a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration featuring fireworks on Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro.

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