Fancy a chocolate cruise?
Attention all chocoholics, there's something you should know.
Costa Cruises has launched a chocolate cruise that will depart from Civitavecchia on April 16, 2020, and from Genoa the following day. Judging by its online reactions, it’s going to be an epic 8-day journey along the Mediterranean Sea.
Travellers will get to explore a few places along the way, including the nightlife scene in Barcelona, the crystal clear sea of Palma, and the colours of Malta.
Now, more about the ship. According to the cruise line website, the Eurochocolate Cruise will offer everything from chocolate making workshops led by expert chocolate masters, exclusive cooking shows with famous food blogger Sonia Peronaci of Giallo Zafferano and chocolate sculptures.
That’s not all. The exclusive Master Classes hosted by famous chocolate artisans like Guido Gobino, Enric Rovira and Pierpaolo Ruta will provide insight on the “food of the Gods”, and one you do not want to miss.
Then, there are wine pairings with the finest types of chocolate combined with wines, grappas and spirits.
As it is a chocolate-themed cruise ship, the menu will incorporate cocoa menu and choco cocktails as part of their food and beverage offerings.
The website reveals: “Tasty ChocoCocktails designed specifically for this cruise and a special and exclusive lunch with Menù Tutto Cacao with bold chocolate combinations.”
Guests will also find a Eurochocolate welcome kit in their cabin filled with delicious gifts and chocolate-themed gadgets.
Prices for the cruise start from €499 (R8 069), and there's an additional fee for the extra activities of €120 (R1 940.50).