View of the mountainous region of Cabo San Lucas along the coast
Carnival Fun Italian Style

5-Day Mexican Riviera from Los Angeles, CA

Carnival Firenze
Start: Long Beach (Los Angeles) > Cabo San Lucas > Ensenada > End: Long Beach (Los Angeles)
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Cruise Itinerary

fun italian style cruise ship at sea surrounded by vignettes of italian-inspired onboard decor, food and wine
Carnival Fun Italian Style

Carnival Fun Italian Style

Where did these ships get all this cool Italian flair? Thank our sister line Costa Cruises (Grazie, sorella!), but the onboard fun makes these ships our own! There’s the new experiences inspired by Costa’s heritage, like exclusive Terrazza staterooms and great spots to sip like the Frizzante wine bar or fun frozen drink spot Rococó… plus more great flavor in the form of Mex-Italian fusion at Tomodoro and elevated Italian classics at Il Viaggio. Speaking of classics, you can also expect plenty of Carnival fan-faves among the onboard food, entertainment and service.
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Day 1: Long Beach (Los Angeles)

Departs at 4:00 PM
two boys playing ping pong onboard a carnival cruise

Day 2: Fun Day at Sea

Beautiful view of complex rock formations in the blue oceans of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Day 3: Cabo San Lucas

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM
live music on a carnival cruise

Day 4: Fun Day at Sea

Breathtaking shot of a tall mountain near bright blue waters

Day 5: Ensenada

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Day 6: Long Beach (Los Angeles)

Arrives at 8:00 AM
carnival firenze sets sail at sea

Get to Know Carnival Firenze

Long Beach is fun, but it isn’t known as a hotspot of Italian culture… yet! In spring 2024, Carnival Firenze will debut, setting sail from this homeport towards south-of-the-border fun along Mexico’s Pacific coast!

So, Long Beach, you’re wondering what to expect from Fun Italian Style? Grab your movie star sunglasses and throw on a scarf — just for style — as you make your entrance at Piazza Duomo, named for Florence’s iconic domed cathedral. To get a taste for onboard flavor and flair, check out spots like the elegant three-course Palazzo and Medici Restaurant, Italian street food spot La Strada Grill and even sources of fusion-y goodness like the Mexican-Italian Tomodoro and Guy’s Burger Joint, now featuring classics and burgers with Italian twists. For refreshment served up in a glass, look to cocktail bar Amari, Frizzante with its three specialties (bubbly drinks, snacks and coffee!), frozen drinks with a bit of attitude at Rococó, plus fine Italian wines at Carnevale Bar & Lounge. Spots for entertainment include the classic-theater vibe of Teatro Rosso featuring Playlist Productions shows, and Tuscan Lounge paying tribute to Florence’s iconic home region. Let’s not forget Terrazza staterooms — we could never! — which give you a stylish, comfy place to unwind from all the fun… near a private deck featuring exclusive amenities like all-day lounging with great drinks, entertainment, whirlpools and more.

While we’re excited about the Italian side of this ship, it’s not the whole story. Carnival has some true fan-favorites we know folks will be asking for. () That’s why Carnival Firenze also includes familiar flavors… starting with special dining spots like Bonsai Teppanyaki and Fahrenheit 555 Steakhouse. Places to celebrate absolutely anything (or just nothing!) include Piano Bar 88 and Serenity Bar, while you can seriously kick back at Cloud 9 Spa and Serenity Adult-Only Retreat. Kids are going to love Camp Ocean, Circle “C”® and Club O2® — each one is perfectly designed for a different age group. And if active/splashy fun is your thing, that’s honestly a great thing and we can tell you’re going to be spending time at WaterWorks and SportSquare, home to a ropes course, jogging track, mini golf course and outdoor fitness center.

It won’t be long, Long Beach! Carnival Firenze sets sail from your sweet shores next spring. Andiamo!