More than 1,500 guests, mainly Italian and French, will depart on an itinerary calling at Naples, Kalamata (Greece), Nafplio (Greece), Volos (Greece), Athens (Greece), Trapani and Marseilles (France).
Popular singing group Ricchi e Poveri will perform a live concert on-board. Activities specially reserved for CostaClub members include culinary competitions, singing and dancing contests, cocktail parties and theme events, including a conference dedicated to Italian director Federico Fellini and broadcasts of his famous films La Dolce Vita, Vacanze Romane, Tre soldi nella fontana and La baia di Napoli.
A second loyalty club member cruise departs Amsterdam on August 23 on Costa Fortuna sailing to Norway and focusing on opera. Guest of honour will be the soprano Cecilia Gasdia, who has performed in the some of the world’s most famous Opera Theatres, along with renowned orchestra leaders and conductors, from Franco Zeffirelli and Claudio Abbado to Riccardo Muti and Zubin Metha.