Cruise & Ferry Review - Autumn/Winter 2023

175 Galataport Istanbul, Turkey “With its prime location in Karakoy, one of Istanbul’s oldest neighbourhoods, and enchanting view of the historical peninsula, Galataport Istanbul has emerged as a captivating destination for locals, passengers, crew and tourists alike. In addition to the world’s first underground cruise terminal, what sets Galataport apart is the unique opportunity it offers to intimately experience local culture, tastes and craftsmanship, leaving cruise passengers and crew with a sense of privilege. From exploring captivating Turkish art exhibitions to witnessing memorable live performances, guests arriving via cruise ships are treated to a truly immersive and unforgettable experience at Galataport Istanbul.” Cagliari Cruise Port, Italy “Located in the heart of the Mediterranean Sea, Cagliari (known as the city of the sun), welcomes and enchants passengers with its rich history and natural beauty. Built on seven hills, the city overlooks the sea, and the magnificent waterfront view of the historic city centre is unmissable for those arriving by ship. In just five minutes by shuttle bus, guests can reach the famous Via Roma, which will soon be transformed into a green promenade.” Figen Ayan, Chief Port Officer Galataport Istanbul Raffaella Del Prete, General Manager of Italian Cruise Ports, Global Ports Holding