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Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil

Ship: MSC Poesia  
Departure: Wednesday, January 5, 2022
Nights: 36 nights
Departs: Genoa
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
36
Nights
Days at Sea
18
Sea Days
Ports
15
Ports
Countries Visted
9
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Cape Verde, Brazil

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Wednesday, January 5, 2022 Genoa, Italy Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Genoa, Italy

    Genoa is an important seaport in northern Italy. It is also known as 'the Superb One' due to its illustrious past. Today it rises from the sea, with two massive towers providing striking landmarks. It is a real mix of the old and the new with many grand palaces and modest houses with pastel-coloured terracotta-roofs next to each other. Read more about Genoa, Italy

    2 Thursday, January 6, 2022 Marseille, France 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Marseille, France

    Located on the SE coast of France on the Mediterranean Sea, Marseille is France's largest commercial port, and is also the largest French city on the Mediterranean coast. It serves as a gateway to the lush fertile region of Provence and all its cultural contributions to gastronomic excellence, impressionistic art, and ancient architecture. This cosmopolitan city with 300 days of sunshine a year, clear blue skies and the down-to-earth warmth of its residents, boasts a trading history that goes back more than 2,500 years. It is renowned for its beaches, a wide range of water sports, and particularly teaching scuba diving. Read more about Marseille, France

    3 Friday, January 7, 2022 Barcelona, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 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. The ‘Gothic Quarter’ is the centre of the old city of Barcelona, where many of the buildings date as far back as the Roman settlement. Read more about Barcelona, Spain

    4 Saturday, January 8, 2022 At Sea
    5 Sunday, January 9, 2022 Lisbon, Portugal 12:00 PM 7:00 PM
    View of Lisbon, Portugal

    Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, lies in the western Iberian Peninsula aside the Atlantic Ocean and the Tagus River. As one of the oldest cities in the world, it is rich in Romanesque, Gothic, Baroque, Modern and Post-Modern constructions. The city is also crossed by historical boulevards and monuments along the main thoroughfares. The Lisbon Coast hosts some fine sandy beaches at Cascais and Estoril and fishing villages like Sesimbra. Read more about Lisbon, Portugal

    6 Monday, January 10, 2022 At Sea
    7 Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Funchal, Portugal 8:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Funchal, Portugal

    Funchal is the capital of Portugal’s Autonomous Region of Madeira an archipelago 880 SW of Portugal and 600 km NW of Morocco, in the north Atlantic. Funchal’s harbour offers plazas lined with shops, colourful houses spilling down hillsides, due to its almost amphitheatre-like formation, and a profusion of flowers. For a fine view of the magnificent bay, take the unique downhill basket sledge ride. Visitors will find cuisine that celebrates the freshest ingredients, and a population that is joyous and gracious. Read more about Funchal, Portugal

    8 Wednesday, January 12, 2022 At Sea
    9 Thursday, January 13, 2022 At Sea
    10 Friday, January 14, 2022 Porto Grande, Cabo Verde 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Porto Grande, Cabo Verde

    The almost lunar volcanic islands that form the Cape Verde archipelago lie about 500 km off the Senegal coast. Although the isles may be African geographically speaking, they have retained a strong Latin flavour. Porto Grande, the port for the capital Mindelo, is on the windward isle of Sao Vicente and is home to over 90% of the island’s inhabitants. The port itself boasts a delightful waterfront area where the pace is pleasantly slow and the people friendly. Read more about Porto Grande, Cabo Verde

    11 Saturday, January 15, 2022 At Sea
    12 Sunday, January 16, 2022 At Sea
    13 Monday, January 17, 2022 At Sea
    14 Tuesday, January 18, 2022 At Sea
    15 Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Salvador, Brazil 8:00 AM 5:00 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. This provides a contrast to the city's Portuguese colonial past dating to 1549 with the permanent occupation of Brazil by the Portuguese. Read more about Salvador, Brazil

    16 Thursday, January 20, 2022 At Sea
    17 Friday, January 21, 2022 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8:00 AM 11:59 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. If possible, just before sunset, take the cable car (made famous in the James Bond film Moonraker) to its top and see Rio’s breathtaking landscape light up before you. Read more about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    18 Saturday, January 22, 2022 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 12:01 AM 6:00 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. If possible, just before sunset, take the cable car (made famous in the James Bond film Moonraker) to its top and see Rio’s breathtaking landscape light up before you. Read more about Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

    19 Sunday, January 23, 2022 At Sea
    20 Monday, January 24, 2022 At Sea
    21 Tuesday, January 25, 2022 Buenos Aires, Argentina 8:00 AM 11:59 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. The 20-lane main boulevard is the longest in the world, fashioned after the Champs-Élysées. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

    22 Wednesday, January 26, 2022 Buenos Aires, Argentina 12:01 AM 6:00 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. The 20-lane main boulevard is the longest in the world, fashioned after the Champs-Élysées. Read more about Buenos Aires, Argentina

    23 Thursday, January 27, 2022 Montevideo, Uruguay 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Montevideo, Uruguay

    Montevideo is the largest city, capital, and chief port of Uruguay. Situated on the River Plate (Silver River), it is also home to almost half of the nation's population, and subsequently is a modern metropolis, though with a fascinating historical old town dating back to colonial times. Described as a vibrant, eclectic place with a rich cultural life, it is the hub of commerce. The varied architecture reflects its history that ranges from colonial to Art Deco, all influenced by either Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, French or British immigrants. Read more about Montevideo, Uruguay

    24 Friday, January 28, 2022 At Sea
    25 Saturday, January 29, 2022 Puerto Madryn, Argentina 9:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Puerto Madryn, Argentina

    Puerto Madryn is a city in the province of Chubut, one of the most sheltered places on the Patagonian coast of Argentina. The town, founded in 1865 by 150 Welsh immigrants, has become an important tourist centre. This coastal city has warm summers and moderate winters all year round. It is popular for its beaches, and sports ranging from bicycling and fishing to surfing. Read more about Puerto Madryn, Argentina

    26 Sunday, January 30, 2022 At Sea
    27 Monday, January 31, 2022 At Sea
    28 Tuesday, February 1, 2022 Ushuaia, Argentina 8:00 AM 11:59 PM
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Today the Old Prison is a National Historical Monument housing the Museo Maritimo, where visitors can explore the history of the Argentine Navy. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    29 Wednesday, February 2, 2022 Ushuaia, Argentina 12:01 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Ushuaia, Argentina

    Ushuaia, the world's southernmost city, is located on the Beagle Channel, where soaring mountains, ice-blue glaciers, and an historic lighthouse create an ideal backdrop. The capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, it was first settled by British missionaries. During the first half of the 20th C the major building of the city was a prison, built by the Argentinian government for repeat offenders and serious criminals, as the subpolar oceanic climate made escape difficult. Today the Old Prison is a National Historical Monument housing the Museo Maritimo, where visitors can explore the history of the Argentine Navy. Read more about Ushuaia, Argentina

    30 Thursday, February 3, 2022 At Sea
    31 Friday, February 4, 2022 Punta Arenas, Chile 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Punta Arenas, Chile

    Punta Arenas, overlooking the Strait of Magellan in southern Patagonia, Chile, bustles with windswept trekkers en route to glacier-filled Torres del Paine National Park or an Antarctic cruise. Before leaving, be sure to take note of the mansion-lined main square, Plaza Muñoz Gamero where local vendors sell homemade crafts, the City Cemetery with its elaborate tombs, the Sara Braun Palace, and Braun Menendez Residence that presents great insight of the city's wealthy pioneer past. The city is also home to the former British Navy base and early Spanish colony of Puerto Hambre, and a popular ski centre that overlooks the Strait of Magellan. Read more about Punta Arenas, Chile

    32 Saturday, February 5, 2022 At Sea
    33 Sunday, February 6, 2022 At Sea
    34 Monday, February 7, 2022 Puerto Montt, Chile 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Puerto Montt, Chile

    Puerto Montt is a fast growing city in the south of Chile, just north of Chiloe Island. At the southern end of the Pan American highway in Chile, Puerto Montt is not only the end of the road, but the beginning of the fabled land of fjords, canals, islands, and the snow-capped mountains of the Andes. Fertile agricultural fields and green forested hills also add to the enchantment of Southern Chile. It is an all-season destination. Read more about Puerto Montt, Chile

    35 Tuesday, February 8, 2022 At Sea
    36 Wednesday, February 9, 2022 Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile 8:00 AM 11:59 PM
    View of Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile

    Santiago is the capital of Chile, 90 minutes drive from its port Valparaiso. Santiago has easy access both to ski slopes just 50 km to the Andes, and beaches 100 km to the Pacific. Chile's steady economic growth has transformed Santiago into one of Latin America's most modern metropolitan areas, with dozens of shopping centers and impressive high-rises. The buildings include the Casa Colorado (1769), the Church San Francisco (1586) and Posada del Corregidor (1750). Read more about Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile

    37 Thursday, February 10, 2022 Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile 12:01 AM Disembark
    View of Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile

    Santiago is the capital of Chile, 90 minutes drive from its port Valparaiso. Santiago has easy access both to ski slopes just 50 km to the Andes, and beaches 100 km to the Pacific. Chile's steady economic growth has transformed Santiago into one of Latin America's most modern metropolitan areas, with dozens of shopping centers and impressive high-rises. The buildings include the Casa Colorado (1769), the Church San Francisco (1586) and Posada del Corregidor (1750). Read more about Santiago (Valparaiso), Chile

  • Ship

    MSC Poesia Overview

    MSC Poesia

    2.7
    (from 3 verified customers)

    Launched in 2008, MSC Poesia at 92,490 GT carries 2,550 passengers. She is one of MSC Cruise Line's "Musica" family of ships. The interior décor of wood and marble, soft furnishings and colour reflects high Italian quality. The vessel is roomy, with plenty of lounges and bars, and has excellent alternative restaurants offering Italian and Japanese fare.

  • Cabins

    MSC Poesia Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

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    Cabin Types

    I2, I1, SBG, BIN

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. Interactive TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Stateroom Size varies from 140-215 sq ft. Includes the Fantastica Experience: * Better stateroom location. * Priority choice of early or late dinner seating. * Guests can add on a pre-paid drink package for discounted beverages on board. * Free Master Chef and language classes for kids (age 3 to 11): Kids can attend a free cooking course hosted by the Pastry Chef or learn basic sentences in 6 different languages in the mini club. Both classes occur twice a week and all participants receive a chef certificate or school certificate depending on what course is taken. * 50% off all fitness and personal trainer. * Free continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom, including pastries, juices & coffee after 6am. * Free 12-hour room service delivery (from 6am to 11pm, after which the delivery fee may apply).

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    O2, O1, BOU

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size:183 sq ft.Includes the Fantastica Experience:* Better stateroom location.* Priority choice of early or late dinner seating.* Guests can add on a pre-paid drink package for discounted beverages on board.* Free Master Chef and language classes for kids (age 3 to 11): Kids can attend a free cooking course hosted by the Pastry Chef or learn basic sentences in 6 different languages in the mini club. Both classes occur twice a week and all participants receive a chef certificate or school certificate depending on what course is taken.* 50% off all fitness and personal trainer.* Free continental breakfast delivered to your stateroom, including pastries, juices & coffee after 6am.* Free 12-hour room service delivery (from 6am to 11pm, after which the delivery fee may apply).

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    B3, FLA, B2, B1, BBL

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Single beds that can be converted into double bed (on request) except for wheelchair accessible staterooms. Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Stateroom Size varies from 183-420 sq ft. Aurea Experience includes: Priority boarding. All-inclusive unlimited drinks* including liquers, cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee. My Choice Dining**. Spa package with Vitamin Bar cocktail, two massages per stateroom from the spa menu (up to 1 hour)***, tanning booth, private wellness consultation. Unlimited access to MSC Aurea Spa Thermal Area (adults only). Private Sundeck. *Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package. **On most ships, dinner in a reserved area of the restaurant with freely selectable My Choice Dining times. Reservation recommended. ***Please make sure you book this with MSC Aurea Spa by the second day of your cruise.

    Suite

    Suite

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    Cabin Types

    S3

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    Double bed that can be converted into two single beds (on request). Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with tub. TV. Telephone. Availability of internet connection by your own laptop (on payment). Mini-bar and safe. Hair dryer. Size: 334 sq ft.Aurea Experience includes:Priority boarding. All-inclusive unlimited drinks* including liquers, cocktails, beer, wine, soft drinks, coffee. My Choice Dining**. Spa package with Vitamin Bar cocktail, two massages per stateroom from the spa menu (up to 1 hour)***, tanning booth, private wellness consultation. Unlimited access to MSC Aurea Spa Thermal Area (adults only). Private Sundeck. *Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package. **On most ships, dinner in a reserved area of the restaurant with freely selectable My Choice Dining times. Reservation recommended. ***Please make sure you book this with MSC Aurea Spa by the second day of your cruise.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for MSC Poesia

    Legend

    • Sofa bed
    • 3rd bed is a pullman bed
    • 3rd & 4th beds are pullman beds
    • Double sofa bed
    • Stateroom with Juliet balcony (non-walkable)
    • Connecting staterooms
    • Cabin for guests with reduced mobility
    • MSC Yacht Club/Aurea Suite cabin with panoramic sealed window
    • 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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