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MSC Cruises - Champagne Toast

MSC Cruises - Champagne Toast

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MSC Cruises - Playa Del Sol (Select Ships)

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MSC Cruises - Romantic Voyages

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MSC Cruises - Pool

MSC Cruises - Pool

Sail MSC Cruises for Affordable Luxury and Ultra-Modern Touches

MSC Cruises offers more than 2,000 excursions and tours in 190 destinations, such as Abu Dhabi, South Africa, and Northern Europe. If you're tired from dancing the night away at one of the onboard nightclubs, book an aromatherapy massage in the authentic Balinese spa, the MSC Aurea Spa.

Seeking an even more exclusive experience? The MSC Yacht Club provides luxurious staterooms with panoramic views and a host of private facilities. Guests can expect 24-hour butler service, exquisite cuisine, custom excursions, after-hours shopping, and more.

If you've got kids and you want a little "me time" or couple time, MSC Cruises ensures that the little ones will be safe and happy, having fun and making friends while supervised by trained staff. MSC cruise line itineraries are recommended for those who enjoy a more European atmosphere and travelers interested in a mid-priced cruise experience.

Launched:
2001/2022
Pax:
2,200
Crew:
770
Pools:
2
Bars:
7
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
95
Launched:
2019
Pax:
4,500
Crew:
1,400
Pools:
3
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2012/2021
Pax:
3,502
Crew:
1,370
Pools:
4
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2023
Pax:
6,334
Crew:
1,704
Pools:
5
Bars:
21
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2008/2021
Pax:
3,274
Crew:
1,332
Pools:
5
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2019
Pax:
6,297
Crew:
1,700
Pools:
4
Bars:
19
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2003
Pax:
1,984
Crew:
720
Pools:
2
Bars:
5
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
100
Launched:
2010/2021
Pax:
2,518
Crew:
1,027
Pools:
2
Bars:
11
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
97
Launched:
2017
Pax:
4,500
Crew:
1,400
Pools:
4
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
98
Launched:
2006/2019
Pax:
2,550
Crew:
1,000
Pools:
3
Bars:
10
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2004/2022
Pax:
2,142
Crew:
800
Pools:
3
Bars:
6
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2007/2021
Pax:
2,550
Crew:
1,000
Pools:
3
Bars:
10
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
96
Launched:
2008/2021
Pax:
2,550
Crew:
987
Pools:
3
Bars:
10
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
87
Launched:
2013/2021
Pax:
3,502
Crew:
1,390
Pools:
4
Bars:
12
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2022
Pax:
5,877
Crew:
1,648
Pools:
5
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
100
Launched:
2020
Pax:
5,632
Crew:
1,648
Pools:
4
Bars:
19
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
95
Launched:
2017
Pax:
5,179
Crew:
1,413
Pools:
4
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
CDC Score:
92
Launched:
2018
Pax:
5,179
Crew:
1,413
Pools:
5
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2002/2015
Pax:
1,952
Crew:
720
Pools:
2
Bars:
7
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2009/2017
Pax:
3,274
Crew:
1,325
Pools:
5
Bars:
13
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2020
Pax:
6,297
Crew:
1,700
Pools:
5
Bars:
21
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2025
Pax:
6,782
Crew:
2,138
Pools:
4
Bars:
20
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Launched:
2021
Pax:
6,762
Crew:
2,138
Pools:
7
Bars:
8
Casino:
1
Kids Programs:
On
Ship Rating Launched Pax Crew Pools Bars Casino Kids Programs Cdc Score Minimum Price Minimum Price
MSC Armonia 2 star 2001/2022 2,200 770 2 7 True True 95 169.00 $109
MSC Bellissima 1 star 2019 4,500 1,400 3 20 True True - 149.00 $0
MSC Divina 2 star 2012/2021 3,502 1,370 4 13 True True 98 119.00 $139
MSC Euribia 0 star 2023 6,334 1,704 5 21 True True - 79.00 $0
MSC Fantasia 2 star 2008/2021 3,274 1,332 5 13 True True - 89.00 $159
MSC Grandiosa 0 star 2019 6,297 1,700 4 19 True True - 49.00 $0
MSC Lirica 2 star 2003 1,984 720 2 5 True True 100 79.00 $0
MSC Magnifica 3 star 2010/2021 2,518 1,027 2 11 True True 97 80.00 $139
MSC Meraviglia 3 star 2017 4,500 1,400 4 12 True True 98 259.00 $69
MSC Musica 3 star 2006/2019 2,550 1,000 3 10 True True - 59.00 $329
MSC Opera 3 star 2004/2022 2,142 800 3 6 True True - 109.00 $0
MSC Orchestra 2 star 2007/2021 2,550 1,000 3 10 True True 96 49.00 $584
MSC Poesia 2 star 2008/2021 2,550 987 3 10 True True 87 89.00 $469
MSC Preziosa 2 star 2013/2021 3,502 1,390 4 12 True True - 179.00 $319
MSC Seascape 0 star 2022 5,877 1,648 5 20 True True 100 219.00 $0
MSC Seashore 0 star 2020 5,632 1,648 4 19 True True 95 189.00 $0
MSC Seaside 2 star 2017 5,179 1,413 4 20 True True 92 79.00 $539
MSC Seaview 3 star 2018 5,179 1,413 5 20 True True - 349.00 $0
MSC Sinfonia 3 star 2002/2015 1,952 720 2 7 True True - 49.00 $310
MSC Splendida 3 star 2009/2017 3,274 1,325 5 13 True True - 189.00 $419
MSC Virtuosa 0 star 2020 6,297 1,700 5 21 True True - 59.00 $0
MSC World America 0 star 2025 6,782 2,138 4 20 True True - 699.00 $0
MSC World Europa 0 star 2021 6,762 2,138 7 8 True True - 59.00 $0
entertainment
Entertainment & Attractions

Each evening a detailed program for the following day will be delivered to your cabin. It contains full information on the activities and entertainment to be presented by the entertainment staff. Each night there are 2 shows available onboard - a Cirque du Soleil acrobatic acts incorporated with live Italian opera. Numerous lounges and bars are onboard of each ship with - some have live music, some have activities being conducted by the animation team and some are just for relaxing.

Soak up some sultry jazz, unwind with a cocktail at sundown, or socialize with newly-made friends. Made for fun, glamorous times after dark or relaxing with an Italian coffee in authentic surroundings, the bars and lounges are tailor-made for your enjoyment. Spectacular international shows will take place in the theatre and professional musicians will entertain you in all the lounges of the ship. (By prior arrangement with the Cruise Director, some onboard musicians may be hired for private functions.) MSC onboard casino features the most popular attractions found in casinos all over the world, with games for players of all abilities. Try your luck at the slot machines or on the blackjack, roulette and poker tables. Feel the rush of adrenalin as you wait to see if lady luck is on your side.

dining
Dining Options

Complimentary breakfast, lunch and dinner is available in the main dining room as well as the buffet. Midnight buffet is also complimentary. Continental breakfast from Room Service is delivered to cabins on request on all mornings except the day of disembarkation. This service may be requested using the doorknob order form provided in the in-cabin directory or by calling the Reception desk.

Alternatively to the seated restaurant the Buffet is opened (timings below) also for Dinner, offering to their Guests an “Alternative Dining” option, in addition to dining option already available.

The Buffet will be open for Dinner during Gala Evenings. In addition to the Buffet alternative dining, kindly note that also the Pizzeria will be available for free (and Kebab, where in place) as follows:

The Pizzeria will be open for Dinner during Gala Evenings Dining reservations at speciality and à la carte restaurants (where available) may be made with the Maitre d’Hotel or your Dining Room Waiter.

Specialty Dining
Each ship offers at least 2 Specialty restaurants for a modest fee. You can find pre-set dining menu and a la carte menu at these restaurants:

Authentic "wild west" cooking and atmosphere is provided at the Tex-Mex restaurants El Sombrero (MSC Fantasia) and Santa Fe (MSC Splendida).

  • For an authentic oriental evening, the Asian Fusion restaurants Shanghai (MSC Orchestra), and Oriental Plaza (MSC Magnifica) offer a variety of Chinese, Japanese, Indonesian, Indian and Thai dishes, while the Galaxy à la carte restaurant (MSC Divina) provides delicious fusion cuisine and the Kaito Sushi Bar (MSC Poesia and MSC Musica) serves Japanese specialities.
  • An elegant atmosphere and Italian style are the essence of the à la carte restaurants, the 4 Seasons (MSC Orchestra), Il Giardino (MSC Musica), L’Obelisco (MSC Poesia) and L’Oasi (MSC Magnifica).



All MSC Yacht Club guests (on board MSC Divina, MSC Splendida and MSC Fantasia) can enjoy a round-the-clock room service menu. Throughout the day, they will be offered a vast choice of snacks served by butlers in the Top Sail Lounge and The One Pool. A fully dedicated restaurant is also available with free choice of dining times. In addition and exclusively for MSC Yacht Club guests, traditional English Tea will be served daily in the Top Sail Lounge from 4:30pm.

kids activities
Kids Activities

MSC Cruises have a kids program on every ship that is available – they conduct various activities, games, and tours for the kids. No daycare or babysitting services are available onboard of MSC ships. Recommended age 3-17 years old.

MSC gives special care and attention to children. Dedicated entertainment and activities are arranged for children from 3 years of age.

Children’s programs are printed daily and are available in the Children’s Center. Children’s entertainment is free and is organized into four distinct age categories:

  • Mini Club: 3 to 6 years old
  • Junior's Club: 7 to 11 years old
  • Y-Team: 12 to 14 years old
  • MSC Generation Teen Club: 15 to 17 years old



As MSC ships vary in size and facilities, Children’s’ activities are not restricted to the Children’s Center. All entertainment activities, both for younger guests and adults, are conducted in different languages to cater for all needs.

When parents are on excursions ashore, the Mini Club will remain open, offering peace of mind for parents. If parents are ashore or involved in other activities, the Children’s supervisors will also take the youngsters to the buffet or the ship’s restaurant for children’s meals (from a dedicated Children’s Menu).

Parents are kindly asked to prevent their children from roaming the ship unaccompanied.

spa
Spa & fitness

MSC Cruises offer a sport gym, classes with or without a trainer. Yoga and pilates classes are available every morning by the pool. Sports available onboard: basketball/tennis courts, mini golf, bridge, table tennis, tennis, volleyball and shuffleboard tournaments, pool games, song festivals, treasure hunts, quizzes, fancy dress parades, beauty contests and many more activities. MSC Cruises have a spa, sauna, steam room, turkish baths on their ships. All ships have hair and beauty salons, a sauna and massage suite. Enhance your well-being, balance and beauty by visiting the luxurious MSC Aurea Spa. Choose a variety of treatments from Balinese massage, sauna and whirlpool to help you relax and rejuvenate in beautiful, tranquil surroundings. After your visit, you'll feel renewed and refreshed, your sense of well being restored; your mind and body reinvigorated; ready to make the most of your vacation.

Destinations Apr 24 May 24 Jun 24 Jul 24 Aug 24 Sep 24 Oct 24 Nov 24 Dec 24 Jan 25 Feb 25 Mar 25
Africa               $299 $279 $229 $229 $269
Bahamas   $109 $209 $229 $199 $139 $169 $159 $159 $159 $189 $219
Baltic Sea (Europe)     $489   $1,379 $439            
Bermuda $289       $329 $259 $349          
Canada / New England   $279                    
Canary Islands             $749 $239 $339 $419 $449 $469
Caribbean   $399 $299 $549 $629 $309 $299 $349 $339 $399 $315 $399
Eastern Caribbean $319 $429 $549 $579 $499 $379 $569 $409 $339 $469 $409 $449
Eastern Mediterranean $849 $189 $799 $779 $859 $769 $299 $149 $439 $479 $479 $479
Europe $119   $489     $439 $749 $419       $599
Japan $890   $1,439     $539 $549 $369 $455 $479    
Mediterranean $389 $189         $1,209 $329       $669
Middle East               $489 $409 $709 $699 $699
N/A   $549       $1,729 $1,339 $229       $659
Northern Europe $159 $399 $729 $769 $729 $259 $439 $379 $379 $269 $449 $429
Norway $159       $1,459   $669          
Orient Far East $249                      
Repositioning           $149   $419 $409 $349   $239
South America             $749 $339 $289 $479 $269 $269
Southeast Asia $890             $369 $479 $479    
Southern Caribbean               $539 $709 $709 $709 $829
Southern Europe             $1,209 $559       $619
Transatlantic             $239 $159       $619
Western Caribbean $349 $429 $429 $479 $329 $299 $399 $439 $359 $449 $419 $449
Western Europe $159       $1,459   $669 $559       $619
Western Mediterranean $149 $289 $249 $759 $799 $309 $209 $80 $379 $429 $479 $479
World Cruise                   $15,719    

MSC Cruises