Carnival Cruise Line has opened reservations for Carnival Firenze sailings out of Long Beach, which will kick off in May 2024, the company has announced.
There are 15 different itinerary options of three- to seven-day cruises that visit spots including Ensenada, Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta and Mazatlán, Mexico.
The inaugural cruise, a five-day trip to Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada, will depart May 2, 2024.
“This truly stunning ship will serve as a great new cruise vacation option from Long Beach,” Christine Duffy, president of Carnival Cruise Line, said in a statement, “joining Carnival Panorama and Radiance and offering a range of sailing lengths to Baja Mexico and the Mexican Riviera.”
The Firenze is a sister ship to the Carnival Panorama, a Vista-class ship already based in Long Beach. The Panorama arrived in Long Beach to much fanfare in December 2019, as the first new Carnival cruise vessel to be based on the West Coast in 20 years.
Carnival has had a home base in Long Beach since 2003, with the city now one of the country’s busiest cruise ship terminals based on passenger traffic, bringing in significant spending to the city via more tourists and passenger fees.
Trips aboard the Firenze can be booked online.
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