The Vasco da Gama is about to be operated by TMR Voyages for 3 weeks in spring 2023. The French tour operator is providing two cruises onboard the 1,270-guest vessel, which often sails for Mystic’s Nicko Cruises model.
Crusing roundtrip from Marseille, the Vasco da Gama will supply two themed voyages to the Mediterranean and the Canaries, marking TMR’s return to the cruise operations.
Named the “Rock & Music Corridor” Cruise, the primary crusing departs Marseille on April 22. The musical-themed voyage will function tributes to completely different bands and singers, together with Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley and Aretha Franklin.
The cruise’s ten-night itinerary sails to Greece, Italy and Malta, visiting locations resembling Salerno, Portoferraio, Valletta, Santorini and Patmos.
Upon returning to France on Might 2, the Vasco da Gama sails a second themed cruise for TMR, the seventeenth “Jazz’en Mer” Cruise.
With Jazz Music as its fundamental theme, the 11-night voyage will function particular points of interest, resembling a program of 35 musicians, over 40 concert events and 7 orchestras.
Additionally crusing roundtrip from the French port of Marseille, the cruise itinerary contains visits to Morocco, Gibraltar, Spain and Portugal, with port calls at Funchal, Lanzarote, Agadir, Cádiz, Casablanca, Barcelona and extra.
Previously generally known as the Statendam, the Vasco da Gama entered service in 1994. Initially operated by Holland America Line, the 55,819-ton vessel was acquired by the Mystic Funding in 2020.
After present process in depth refits in Portugal, the vessel debuted for Nicko Cruises, Mystic’s Germany-based model, in early 2021.
The operator additionally revived the standard Paquet Cruises model for a while, chartering smaller vessels from the Costa Group fleet, together with the Costa Allegra and the Grand Mistral.