On 1st August 2014 heraklionpf.com made a presentation about the ship Costa Classica of Costa Cruise.
Date of built: 1991
Shipyards: Fincantieri Genoa
Max speed: 20 knots
Service speed: 18.5 knots
Capacity: 1680 passengers
The ships has got 654 cabins the majority of them are external but moreover there are internal cabins.Costa Classica has got 10 suites(the only cabins which have balcony) and 6 cabins for passengers with special needs.
There are 4 restaurants on board: the Tivoli Restaurant, the La Trattoria Restaurant Buffet, the Pizzeria La Tavernetta and the II Dolce Amore’s Patisserie. At the ship there are a lot of cafes and bars: Al Fresco Cafe,Atrium,Piaza Navona Grand Bar, Foyer Bar,La Tavernetta Bar, Il Dolce Amore Bar and Positano Bar.
The ship offers high quality entertainment services such as the San Remo Casino and the Colosseo Theater theatre which can accommodate 800 people.On the top deck, the round -shaped Galileo Disco has a view of the four points of the compass! The passengers have a second choice for dancing,the Puccini Ballroom! Next to the reception there is a travel agency organising excursions.Moreover, there is a library, a card room , a computer room, a conference center , the Ponte Veccio shopping center , a meeting room and the Venus hairdresser’s. What’s more, there is a catholic church and a medical center on board.
SPORTS ACTIVITIES- SPA
There are two outdoor swimming pools. The first one in the centre of the ship hosts various events usually at night. The second one is on the stern . No event takes place around it. The gym of the ship is just above the bridge with a view of the sea. The Caracalla Spa is in the same place and is equipped with 4 hydro-massage, hamam, and an outdoor treadmill.
THE SHIP CRUISES
This summer the Costa Classica sails to various Aegean destinations from the port of Heraklion. On the 24 September 2014 the ship will sail to the Fincantieri shipyards in Genoa for extensive refurbishment.On the 28 December she will set sail for a cruise from Savona Italy to Port Louis of Mauricious.Between January and March there will be cruises to Madagascar, Mauricious and Seychelles.On 9 March 2015 it will sail to Venice from Port Louisof Mauricious.In April and May 2015 there will be 10day and 15day cruises from Venice to the eastern Mediterranean. Between June and November the ship will be sailing on 7, 10 and 15day cruises to the eastern Mediterranean (Adriatic, Southern Italy, Black Sea). On 17 November 2015 the ship will set sail to Port Louis from Venice. Between December 2015 and march 2016 the ship will offer the same 14day cruises as in the winter 2015.
7DAYS CRUISE IN THE AEGEAN SEA(fleats).
We are obliged to thank the public relations manager Ms Anna Brighetti for the tour guige on board the captain Giovanni Cosini and the crew for the warm hospitality and their invaluable contribution to achieve this tribute to Costa Classica.