International cruise sailings resume at Port of Barcelona

Photo: MSC Cruises

International cruise sailings have resumed out of the Port of Barcelona in Spain for the first time since the country’s government implemented a lengthy pause in cruise operations due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

The first sailing out of the port following the easing of restrictions was by MSC Grandiosa, which was also the first ship to resume Mediterranean cruise sailings in August 2020.

The ship will make calls at Genoa, Rome, Naples, Palermo, and the Maltese port of Valletta as part of a seven-night itinerary.

MSC Grandiosa‘s itinerary from the end of July will see the addition of another Spanish port, Valencia, with embarkation on Fridays. The ship will then call Barcelona, and onto Genoa, La Spezia for Florence and Pisa, and Civitavecchia for Rome.

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