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Italian & Greek Odyssey with Athens & Barcelona Stays

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Costa Fortuna
  • Duration 12 NIGHTS
  • Departure 17 September 2024
  • Cruise type Cruise & Stay
  • Cruise code MED2226


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Complimentary Hotel Stays in Athens & Barcelona

Revel in the glamour of Greece, Italy and Malta – delving into verdant landscapes and ancient wonders – including hotel stays in Athens and Barcelona.

Your stunning holiday begins with a two-night stay in the capital of Greece, Athens. Absorb its myriad historic and cultural intrigues, including the ruins of its grand Acropolis, before embarking the elegant Costa Fortuna for your voyage to Barcelona.

Set sail to Greece’s largest island, Crete, and then on to the small island nation of Malta. Discover the UNESCO-listed city of Valletta, then travel across the Mediterranean to Sicily, the beautiful island off the heal of Italy. The Costa Fortuna will then take you to Rome and Savona, Italy’s charming seaside port near the border with France, before you disembark in Barcelona for a thrilling hotel stay in the heart of the city.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

7 night full-board cruise on board Costa Fortuna

Complimentary Hotel Stays

2 night four-star stay in Athens at the Athens Cypria Hotel

1 night four-star hotel stay in Barcelona at the H10 Madison

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flights

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on 2 passengers sharing, booking directly with Imagine Holidays.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Athens

Your holiday begins as you fly from South Africa to your destination.

Days 2 - 3
Athens: Hotel Stay

Soaring mountains, UNESCO World Heritage sites, unspoilt green spaces and byzantine churches – Athens is a beguiling destination of beauty, mythology and history. The iconic Acropolis gazes out on urban sprawl from the heart of the city.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Athens Cypria Hotel

Day 4
Athens: Embark Ship

Costa Fortuna is a stunning cruise ship, offering luxurious accommodations, gourmet dining, and exciting entertainment options. With spacious decks and top-notch amenities, it promises an unforgettable voyage on the high seas.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 5

Step into the enchanting world of Heraklion, Greece. Immerse yourself in ancient history at the awe-inspiring Palace of Knossos, stroll along sun-kissed beaches, savour delicious Mediterranean cuisine, and discover the vibrant local culture.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 6
Relax At Sea
Day 7

Discover Valletta, Malta’s captivating capital, where ornate palaces, museums, and historic fortifications await. Stroll the narrow streets with overhanging balconies, immerse in its rich heritage, and let Valletta’s charm inspire your every step.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 8

Embrace Palermo’s vibrant charm. Wander its Baroque streets, relish Sicilian cuisine, and connect with its warm-hearted people. Let this captivating city create unforgettable memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 9

Embrace the allure of Civitavecchia, Italy—a gateway to timeless wonders. From its ancient Roman origins to its picturesque waterfront, let Civitavecchia transport you to a world of history, beauty, and unforgettable adventures.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 10

Explore the coastal elegance of Savona, Italy. With its historic port, Mediterranean charm, and proximity to Ligurian beauty, it’s a destination that invites you to savor the flavors of Italian life against the backdrop of the sparkling sea.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Costa Fortuna

Day 11
Barcelona: Hotel Stay

Discover the vibrant allure of bustling Barcelona, a city that seamlessly blends history, art, and Mediterranean charm. Marvel at artistic visionary Antoni Gaudí’s architectural masterpieces such as the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: H10 Madison

Days 12 - 13
Barcelona: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Costa Fortuna

Inspired by the golden age of the twenties and the iconic liners that treaded the waters of the Atlantic, Costa Fortuna evokes the glamourous atmosphere of the age in all its elegant details. Lounge beside the pool or slip into a hot tub while sipping a glass of wine and surround yourself in vintage-inspired decorations and original artworks.

At the Michelangelo 1965 Restaurant, a la carte dining awaits to make every breakfast, lunch, and dinner something special. Try authentic Italian pizza at Pummid’Oro Pizzeria, before sampling the classic pleasure of gelato at Gelateria Amarillo.

By day, leap into an array of exciting sports at the adaptable courts, or even run on the outdoor jogging track. When night falls, head for the thrill of blackjack at the casino, and round off each wonderful day with a glass of wine in the Conte Rosso 1921 Wine Bar.

  • Occupancy 3470
  • Tonnage 102,587 tons
  • Length 893 ft (272.20 m)

Life on board Costa Fortuna

Breathe in the freedom of each new day with a tempting array of fine dining choices, fabulous facilities, and entertainment to delight.


Enjoy authentic Italian pizza at Pummid’Oro Pizzeria, before choosing your ice cream flavours at Gelateria Amarillo – a classic Italian combination.

  • Five Restaurants and Snack Bars
  • 10 Bars and Lounges

Restaurants include:

  • Michelangelo 1965 Restaurant
  • Gelateria Amarillo
  • Club Restaurant
  • Pummid’Oro Pizzeria

Bars include:

  • Conte Rosso 1921 Wine Bar


  • Nine Swimming Pools and Hot Tubs
  • Sport Area
  • Outdoor Jogging Track


Be dazzled by the thrill of the ship’s theatre and casino, while the Squok Club takes care of little ones with a schedule of activities full of fun.

  • Theatre
  • Casino
  • Squok Club Children’s Club

Cabins and Suites

With a choice of views, balconies, and charming indoor and outdoor spaces, you will find something to delight every taste.

Interior Prices from R44,999pp

Costa Fortuna Inside Stateroom

A practical and comfortable space for those who prefer to spend the day exploring the pleasures of the ship.

  • Simple elegance
  • Cosy and inviting
  • Practicality for active explorers
Cruise Code: MED2226
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Sea View Prices from R50,999pp

Costa Fortuna Oceanview Stateroom

Enjoy a unique view each day from the comfort of your bed, with a large window surrounded by elegant interior details.

  • Large window offering inspiring views
  • Bright interior
  • Tasteful colour combinations
Cruise Code: MED2226
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Sea Balcony Prices from R56,999pp

Costa Fortuna Balcony Stateroom

Inspiring vistas of the sea on a private terrace, with the gentle pleasure of the ocean breeze to bring your trip to life.

  • Spacious and relaxing room
  • Private terrace
  • Plenty of opportunities for photographs
Cruise Code: MED2226
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suite Prices from R72,999pp

Costa Fortuna Suite Stateroom

Live in the lap of luxury and enjoy a private butler, your own hot tub, and countless touches that will make your voyage sparkle.

  • Privileged position aboard the ship
  • Breathtaking terrace
  • Welcome bottle
  • Fine furnishings
Cruise Code: MED2226
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Your Hotel Stays


Included Hotel

Athens Cypria Hotel (Or Similar)

The glorious Athens Cypria Hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Athens’ renowned historic landmarks and vibrant culture. You’ll find top-class facilities including a fully equipped fitness room for maintaining your fitness. During your stay, savour delicious Mediterranean cuisine at the hotel restaurant. Day and night, delightful experiences await. You could head down to Café Bar for sweet breakfasts and freshly-ground coffee and stop by Acropolis View Bar for prime sunset views of the Acropolis, so you’re immersed in Athens’ history even while savouring unique cocktails. Following long days of adventure, retire to your comfortable and well-appointed room, which promises a relaxing retreat.


Included Hotel

H10 Madison (Or Similar)

Nestled in the bustling heart of Barcelona, a stone’s throw from the cathedral, the H10 Madison stands in a newly restored, grand early 20th-century building. The lofty architecture blends seamlessly with an interior exuding Barcelona’s industrial charm. Guests can relish comfortable rooms, culinary delights at The Avenue Restaurant & Cocktail Bar, and the breathtaking rooftop Terrassa del Gòtic featuring unparalleled cathedral vistas. Amenities include a heated plunge pool and a sunbathing area on the top floor with sweeping panoramic views.

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