Olbia (Med Ports Vol. II)

Last time I visited Olbia was on a cruise ship an autumn morning. That provided a rather spectacular scenery overviewing the east-facing farirway into the extremely busy ferry port. I have always been impressed by the number of ferries servicing Sardinia’s only 1.6 million inhabitants with Olbia as the leading port, but supplemented by Porto Torres, […]

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Civitavecchia (Med Ports vol. I)

Italy’s advanced capital port to the Med, Civitavecchia figures some impressive numbers. According to the latest statistics, the port on an annual basic handles nearly 2.3 million cruise passengers from no less than 794 calls. The capital hinterland and the central location for the national coastal traffic and the connections to the three major Mediterranean […]

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