travel42 Cruise Ship Review: Costa Cruise Lines Costa Pacifica

Costa Pacifica travel42 Professional Ship Review

The 114,500-ton Costa Pacifica entered service in Italy in June 2009 as a sister to Costa Serena, and later, Costa Favolosa and Costa Fascinosa. With a passenger capacity of 3,012 and 1,100 crew, the ship sails along at 20 knots on weekly Western Mediterranean cruises from Civitavecchia (Rome).

Costa got its start as a family company before World War II and then became an important immigrant carrier in the 1940s to the 1960s. After it was transformed into a cruise company, Carnival Corp. boug...

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