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Buenos Aires,Ilhabela,Itajai,Santos,Rio de Janeiro

Ship: MSC Lirica  
Departure: Tuesday, March 5, 2024
Nights: 25 nights
Departs: Buenos Aires
Returns: Venice
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  • Itinerary

    Buenos Aires,Ilhabela,Itajai,Santos,Rio de Janeiro

    Ports of call

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    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Buenos Aires, Argentina Embark 7:00 PM
    View of Buenos Aires, Argentina

    Buenos Aires is the capital of Argentina, located on the eastern shore of the Rio de la Plata, on the SE coast of South America. The birthplace of the tango, the city is as bustling with energy as the dance itself. Stroll neighbourhoods with romantic restaurants, past its architecture and parks. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

    2 Wednesday, March 6, 2024 At Sea
    3 Thursday, March 7, 2024 At Sea
    4 Friday, March 8, 2024 Ilhabela, Brazil
    5 Saturday, March 9, 2024 Itajai, Brazil 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Itajai, Brazil

    The port of Itajai is the main port of the state of Santa Catarina, and the second port of Brazil. Itajai has many delightful beaches and the city also has ample rural areas and a beautiful natural landscape. It is also well known for its fishing, good quality of life, and the friendliness of the people. Read more about Itajai, Brazil

    6 Sunday, March 10, 2024 Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil

    The municipality of Santos, in the state of Sao Paulo in Brazil, is the largest seaport in Latin America. It is a beehive of activity that offers an intense cultural experience. It is in fact a great city to explore, with its own idiosyncrasies, and the exquisite way of living of its inhabitants. Read more about Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil

    7 Monday, March 11, 2024 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    Rio de Janeiro is a large Brazilian city situated on the South Atlantic Coast of South America. It is perhaps best known for its carnivals and the largest art deco statue in existence, the giant Christ the Redeemer Statue that is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. While there absorb the magnificent views and you will feel as though you are taking a walk in the clouds. Read more about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    8 Tuesday, March 12, 2024 At Sea
    9 Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Salvador, Brazil 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Salvador, Brazil

    Salvador, Brazil's former capital and fifth largest city in the country, is situated on a high bluff that circles around the eastern side of the magnificent All Saints Bay. This intriguing city with a population of over two million has a strong African influence that derives from the slaves brought here to work in the sugar cane fields more than 400 years ago. Their rich cultural heritage is evident in their music, dance, cuisine and religion. Read more about Salvador, Brazil

    10 Thursday, March 14, 2024 Maceio, Brazil 12:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Maceio, Brazil

    Maceio is the capital city of the northern Brazilian state of Alagoas. Its principal attraction would have to be its 20km of urban beaches, as well as the delightful sandy beaches to the north and south. Of particular interest are the northern beaches of Ponta Verde with the boardwalk lined with beach bars, and Pajucara Beach that hosts a nightly craft market. Read more about Maceio, Brazil

    11 Friday, March 15, 2024 At Sea
    12 Saturday, March 16, 2024 At Sea
    13 Sunday, March 17, 2024 At Sea
    14 Monday, March 18, 2024 At Sea
    15 Tuesday, March 19, 2024 At Sea
    16 Wednesday, March 20, 2024 At Sea
    17 Thursday, March 21, 2024 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 8:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    Santa Cruz de Tenerife (commonly known as Santa Cruz) is the capital the Autonomous Community of the Canary Islands. The port is of great importance and is the communications hub between Europe, Africa, and the Americas, with cruise ships arriving from many nations. Not surprisingly, the city has a real cosmopolitan mix due to immigrants from Latin America, Africa and Western Europe. Read more about Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    18 Friday, March 22, 2024 At Sea
    19 Saturday, March 23, 2024 Cadiz, Spain 9:00 AM 8:00 PM
    View of Cadiz, Spain

    Cadiz is a city and port in SW Spain. It is the capital of Cadiz Province, an autonomous community of Andalusia. Due to its small size one is never more than a few blocks from the sea, and this engenders a safe, relaxed, and easy-going atmosphere. Read more about Cadiz, Spain

    20 Sunday, March 24, 2024 At Sea
    21 Monday, March 25, 2024 Barcelona, Spain 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Barcelona, Spain

    Barcelona, located in Catalonia Spain, is Europe's largest metropolis on the Mediterranean coast, and one of the world’s major global cities. Today, Barcelona balances itself on the cutting edge of architecture, intellectual life, and style. Indeed Barcelona won the 1999 RIBA Royal Gold Medal for its architecture, the first time that the winner has been a city, and not an individual architect. Read more about Barcelona, Spain

    22 Tuesday, March 26, 2024 At Sea
    23 Wednesday, March 27, 2024 Messina, Italy 9:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Messina, Italy

    Messina is a harbour on the eastern coast of Sicily, a short ferry crossing to mainland Italy lying to the east. Due to the several earthquakes that have struck the area on several occasions, the city is almost completely modern. Mostly viewed as the starting point for tours and trips to Taormina and Mount Etna, both of which are truly unforgettable, it also has much to offer in the way of history and beauty. Read more about Messina, Italy

    24 Thursday, March 28, 2024 Corfu, Greece 10:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Corfu, Greece

    Corfu Island, located just off the west coast of Greece, boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the Greek Isles. With its impressive landscapes, rich vegetation, long golden beaches, the elegant capital Corfu Town, and many traditional villages, it is not surprising that this island receives many visitors each year. The capital is possibly most impressive, due to the Venetian, French and English civilisations that are remembered for the architectural elements they have left behind. Read more about Corfu, Greece

    25 Friday, March 29, 2024 Dubrovnik, Croatia 7:00 AM 1:00 PM
    View of Dubrovnik, Croatia

    Dubrovnik, a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea coast, is a prominent tourist destination. The city joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites in 1979. An outstanding feature of the Old Town of Dubrovnik is its intact city walls that run uninterrupted for 1,940m encircling the city. Read more about Dubrovnik, Croatia

    26 Saturday, March 30, 2024 Venice, Italy 9:00 AM Disembark
    View of Venice, Italy

    Located at the head of the Adriatic Sea between the mouths of the Piave and Po Rivers, an intricate web of 118 tiny islands and canals make up the enchanting city of Venice in Italy. Considered to be an extremely beautiful and romantic destination, it is not surprising that Venice has played an important role in the history of symphonic and operatic music. One must take a gondola ride along some of the over 150 canals, including the Grand Canal. Read more about Venice, Italy

  • Ship

    MSC Lirica Overview

    MSC Lirica

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    MSC Lirica has been in service since 2003. In November 2015 she was refitted and extended by 24m, at 65,591 GT, with 194 cabins added – to carry 1984 passengers. Her Italian décor avoids the neon glitter of some cruise lines, and accentuates marble, wood, brass, and soft furnishings.

  • Cabins

    MSC Lirica Cabins



    Suite on the MSC Lirica Suite on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    SR2, SR1

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    Make your cruise memorable in an elegant suite with more living space, a large private balcony, and exclusive benefits.- Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request- Balcony- Sitting area with sofa- Spacious closet- Bathroom with bathtub, vanity and hairdryer- TV, telephone, safe and minibar- Wi-Fi access available (additional fees may apply)- Approx. 248 sq. ft. with a balcony that is approx. 54 sq. ft.- Located on deck 12



    Balcony on the MSC Lirica Balcony on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    BM1, BB

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    Relax and enjoy the sun and the ocean breeze from the comfort of your private balcony.- Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request- Balcony- Sitting area with sofa- Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer- TV, telephone, safe and minibar- Wi-Fi access available (additional fees may apply)- Approx. 140 sq. ft. with a balcony that is approx. 32 sq. ft.- Located on decks 9-10



    Oceanview on the MSC Lirica Oceanview on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    OL1, OM2, OM1, OO, OB

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    Inside on the MSC Lirica Inside on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    IM2, IM1, IB

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    The comfort and elegance you need to enjoy your cruise.- Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request- Relaxing armchair- Spacious closet- Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer- TV, telephone, safe and minibar- Wi-Fi access available (additional fees may apply)- Approx. 140 sq. ft.- Located on decks 9-10

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for MSC Lirica


    • Sofa bed
    • 3rd bed is a pullman bed
    • 3rd & 4th beds are pullman beds
    • Double sofa bed
    • Connecting staterooms
    • Cabin for guests with reduced mobility
    • Obstructed views
    • Staterooms with metal balcony
    • Staterooms with partial metal/partial glass balconies
    • Ship configuration may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination
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  • Buenos Aires,Ilhabela,Itajai,Santos,Rio de Janeiro

    Cruiseline: MSC Cruises Ship: MSC Lirica Departure: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Nights: 25 nights Departs: Buenos Aires Returns: Venice

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