Mayor Nardella: “History of our city is enclosed in a jewel of technology with the new Costa Firenze”

Costa Cruises presented a preview of the Costa Firenze, the new ship in its fleet which was designed and built by Fincantieri at the Marghera shipyards.

It is inspired by the Florentine Renaissance at its greatest glory and captures in detail the taste for beauty for which the city of Florence is known worldwide. The interior design reflects the harmony of a walk down a street or square in Florence, starting with the choice of colors, geometries and shapes of the interior design, reports Travel Pulse.

Mayor of Florence Dario Nardella said: “Florence is a universal symbol that shapes everything with its beauty. Today, for the first time, the history of our city is enclosed in a jewel of technology with the new Costa Firenze. It is a tribute to the city, but also a concrete opportunity to promote Florence among all those who will come onboard this ship for an unforgettable cruise. It is also a great co-marketing operation between the historic Italian company and our city which comes at a time of greater commitment to relaunch European and international tourism in Florence. We are particularly pleased that the ship will call at Dubai for the Expo, where Florence, once again, will play a major role thanks to the most accurate reproduction ever of Michelangelo’s David. More and more, our city is able to promote its own beauty with innovative, original and far-reaching projects”.

Costa Firenze’s first cruises will allow guests to visit six different Italian destinations in a week’s holiday: Savona, Civitavecchia/Rome, Naples, Catania, Palermo and Cagliari. After that, the itinerary will include Malta and from September 12, also France and Spain.

During the winter of 2021-22, Costa Firenze will be positioned in Dubai to visit the United Arab Emirates, Qatar and Oman. The one-week itinerary includes Abu Dhabi, Doha, Muscat and a multi-day stop in Dubai, with specific packages for visiting Expo Dubai 2020.

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