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Port Of Istanbul – Turkey

Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey. It holds the best geographic location in the world as the largest transcontinental city between Asia and Europe. Also, You can see the city indulges with both western modern and eastern traditional cultures. Turkey’s best Seaport is located in Istanbul. Turkey has majorly three shipping ports. They are Port of Haydarpasa, Port of Ambarlı, and the Port of Zeytinburnu. The Haydarpasa is otherwise called as Port Of Istanbul. Also, it has transit and hinterland connections to the Middle East and the Black Sea. In the Mediterranean region, this port is one of the most important container ports.

 

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CRUISE SHIPS- Port Of Istanbul
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Port of Istanbul Overview

The Port Of Istanbul or Port Haider Pasha is located at the Bosphorus’ southern entrance. The port of Istanbul has a total area of 343,420 square metres. Ro-ro, containers, and conventional commodities are all handled at the port. The Port of Istanbul also has a wide trade of cruise ships that cover the Mediterranean Sea and Balkan Sea.  Also, if you are planning a vacation to turkey, connect with Pickyourtrail for getting the best Turkey tour packages. Please find the famous cruise ships that sail to Turkey are outlined below.

Cruise Ships – Port Of Istanbul

  • Costa Venezia
  • MSC Fantasia
  • Celebrity Cruise – 3 Cruises
  • Black Sea Cruise

Also Read : 10 Most Beautiful Beach in Istanbul

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Costa Venezia

The Cruise started and sailed its Maiden Voyage in 2019. The cruise ship can accommodate 5260 passengers. Costa Venezia has a lot of Mainstream cruise ships for many regions. Like Northern Europe, Balkan cities. Also, Costa Venezia is specifically designed for Chinese tourists. They have started the schedule for the year 2022. There are many itineraries available either for 7 days or 14 days. Likewise, itineraries are from the months of May to November.


Cabin: Some of the Cabin types are Balcony, Oceanview, Inside cabin, Suite. The amenities provided on the cruise ship are Casinos, Theatre ( Rosso Theatre), Casanova Restaurant.

Inclusions: Port charges, Full Board meal, transfers from airport to the cruise terminal, Gala Dinner shows, Swimming pool, fitness centre. Entertainment shows also include professional singers and dancers performing.

Route: The Mainstream Cruise ship departs from Port Of Istanbul, then to Izmir, Mykonos (Mykonos Island), Greece ( Cyclades Islands), Piraeus Islands and back to Istanbul.

Purchasing Notes: Certain countries’ passports require a Schengen visa.
All rates are in Euros per person, based on double occupancy, and are the most affordable options.

Also Read:  The List Of Top Nightclubs in Istanbul

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MSC Fantasia

MSC Cruises’ flagship is a work of art in Italian design, with a perfect blend of innovative technology, elegance, and exclusive services. One of the MSC Cruise ships is Fantasia which sails from Istanbul. Guests will walk on Swarovski crystal steps for the first time on a ship. Also, Passengers may enjoy all of the romance of sailing while gazing at the starry heavens thanks to a transparent roof. This Cruise ship made its maiden voyage in 2008. The ship can accommodate 3959 passengers.

Cabins: The cabin types are, Inside Cabin Bella, Inside Cabin Fantasia, Ocean View Bella, Ocean vies, Fantasia, Balcony Bella, Balcony Fantasia, Balcony Aurea and Suite YC Deluxe.

Includes: Port charge (160 Euro), Full Board meal, transfers from airport to cruise terminal, Gala Dinner shows, Swimming pool, fitness centre. Entertainment shows also include Captain’s welcome party, singers and dancers performing.

Route: This is for 10 Night and 11 Days trip. The departure is from Port Of Istanbul, then Corfu (Greece), Trieste, Zadar, Bari (Italy), Piraeus (Greece) and to Istanbul.

Purchasing Notes: Certain countries’ passports require a Schengen visa.
All rates are in Euros per person, based on double occupancy, and are the most affordable options. Taxes paid to the government are included.

Celebrity cruise -Port Of Istanbul
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Celebrity Cruises

Let’s sail in one of the most famous and best Cruises in the world, which is streamlined to visit various regions. Celebrity cruise’s maiden voyage was in 1991, named celebrity Horizon. Also, there are cruise passes through turkey seaports. Three prominent itineraries of the cruise ships are,

1.Celebrity Beyond – 11 Nights

Celebrity Beyond is taking the Maiden Voyage this year, Spring 2022. This cruise can accommodate 3260 double occupancies. This Cruise Starts from Rome, then to Sicily (Italy), Mykonos, Piraeus (Greece), Port Of Istanbul (Turkey), Ephesus (Turkey), Santorini, Naples and then Rome.

Sailing Period: June to August 2022.

The Celebrity Beyond cruise provides amazing things to do. The Onboard features are The grand plaza, Resort Deck, Eden, The theatre on Beyond, clubs and celebrity shops.

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2. Celebrity Reflection – 11 Nights

In Celebrity Reflection Several new features have been added recently. Also, the Main Restaurant will offer more than 20 delectable eating alternatives. The route for the Cruise Starts from Rome, then to Sicily (Italy), Mykonos, Piraeus (Greece), Port Of Istanbul (Turkey), Ephesus (Turkey), Santorini, Naples and then Rome.

Sailing Period: There are 8 Sailing from May to June 2022.

The Onboard features are Opus Restaurant, Ensemble Lounge, Retreat (High-end resort), fitness centre, jogging track and the casino.

Also Read: Cruises from Turkey

3. Celebrity Edge – 12 Nights

The Celebrity Edge was a watershed moment in ship design. We developed the most sophisticated ship at sea, from the Magic Carpet to the private plunge pools in our Edge Villas. The ship has a passenger occupancy of 2,918. The route starts from Rome, and then Chania (Greece), Rhodes, Santorini, Mykonos, Port of Istanbul, Ephesus, Naples and then Rome ends.

Sailing Period: From October 2022.

The Onboard features are The Sunset bar, Tuscan Restaurant, Iconic Suite, The Theatre, Rooftop garden and the shops on Edge.

Black Sea Cruise -11 Nights

This 11-night round-trip cruise from Istanbul takes you to some of the most beautiful and tranquil locations around the Black Sea. Visit the many Crimean and Ottoman memorials and monuments, learn about Roman and Byzantine history, and enjoy the grandeur of Europe’s black seashores. The ticket prices start at $2000.
The routes start from Port of Istanbul and then Odesa, Sochi, Sevastopol, Yalta, and Burgas.

 

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