om Long Beach, California on Carnival Panorama, Carnival Radiance and Carnival Firenze itineraries. The newly announced offering includes six- and eight-day Carnival Panorama itineraries from May 2025 to April 2026 and includes a broader range of options and destinations from Long Beach, including Cabo San Lucas, Puerto Vallarta, La Paz and Ensenada. You can view the new
cruises here on Carnival.com.
“Long Beach is one of our top homeports, and now with the upcoming addition of Carnival Firenze, joining Carnival Panorama and Carnival Radiance in Long Beach, we’re able to further diversify our offering, welcome more guests aboard and give them more options from the West Coast,” said Fred Stein, Carnival’s vice president of revenue planning and deployment.
The new cruises offer a wide range of itineraries on the Mexican Riviera and Baja Mexico. Below is an example of what each ship has to offer as of May 2025:
Carnival Firenze offers four-night cruises to Catalina Island and Ensenada, Mexico, and five-night cruises to the Mexican Riviera with stops in Cabo San Lucas and Ensenada, Mexico. These cruises are now available from spring to fall 2025.
The Carnival Firenze, named after the city of Florence, Italy, will join the fleet and depart Long Beach in May 2024. She is the second ship with Carnival to try out the Fun Italian Style. that debuted. Earlier this year with the arrival of Venice Carnival from New York. Carnival’s fun, friendly crew and many familiar locations are complemented by several creative new concepts – including Italian-style restaurants, bars and entertainment – and the magnificent and unique architectural designs that embody the ship’s namesake.
Carnival Panorama, which currently offers seven-day cruises, will now offer alternating six- and eight-day cruises between Saturday and Sunday. These cruises depart Spring 2025 and are now open for sale through Spring 2026. Six-day Mexico cruises include sailings to Ensenada and two days to Cabo San Lucas, while eight-day cruises take guests to Cabo San Lucas, La Paz, Mazatlán and Puerto Vallarta.
Nearly 50 new sailings to Ensenada, Mexico, are available on Carnival Radiance from spring to fall 2025, alternating between three- and four-day sailings. The ship’s three-day weekend cruises, which depart Fridays, visit Ensenada, while four overnight one-day cruises call at Ensenada and stop at Catalina Island.
Mexican Riviera and Lower Mexico cruises offer guests the opportunity to enjoy both exciting adventures and relaxing experiences, complemented by spectacular wildlife and rich, captivating culture. Popular shore excursions that thousands of visitors enjoy year-round include a zip line that offers exhilarating rides in the Sierra Madre foothills and an ATV ride that winds through the beautiful Guadalupe Valley and its rolling hills full of Vineyards and olive trees.
Additional 2025-2026 itineraries from other Carnival ports will be announced in the coming weeks.
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