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Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Brazil

Ship: MSC Seaside  
Departure: Saturday, November 13, 2021
Nights: 21 nights
Departs: Genoa
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  • Itinerary

    Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, 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 Saturday, November 13, 2021 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 Sunday, November 14, 2021 Marseille, France 7:00 AM 7:00 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 Monday, November 15, 2021 Barcelona, Spain 2:00 PM 8:00 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 Tuesday, November 16, 2021 At Sea
    5 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 Cadiz, Spain 8:00 AM 6:00 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. The oldest continuously inhabited settlement in Western Europe, it has a history of around 3,000 years, and the old central quarter is famous for its picturesque fascination and spectacular buildings. Read more about Cadiz, Spain

    6 Thursday, November 18, 2021 Lisbon, Portugal 9:00 AM 5:00 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

    7 Friday, November 19, 2021 At Sea
    8 Saturday, November 20, 2021 Funchal, Portugal 7:00 AM 4:00 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

    9 Sunday, November 21, 2021 Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain 9:00 AM 5:00 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. Santa Cruz is the second largest city of the European Union outside of Europe, and is also the capital of the island of Tenerife. Read more about Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

    10 Monday, November 22, 2021 At Sea
    11 Tuesday, November 23, 2021 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, November 24, 2021 At Sea
    13 Thursday, November 25, 2021 At Sea
    14 Friday, November 26, 2021 At Sea
    15 Saturday, November 27, 2021 At Sea
    16 Sunday, November 28, 2021 Salvador, Brazil 7:00 AM 7:00 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

    17 Monday, November 29, 2021 Ilheus, Brazil 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Ilheus, Brazil

    Ilheus is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, 430 km south of Salvador, the state's capital. The city was originally founded in 1534, and is known as one of the most important tourism centres of NE Brazil. It is home to a rich cultural heritage that includes early Portuguese buildings, as well as culinary distinctions that offer a creative combination of African and Bahian flavours. Fall under the spell of the city's history, beauty and intrigue, as there is so much to love about Ilheus. Read more about Ilheus, Brazil

    18 Tuesday, November 30, 2021 At Sea
    19 Wednesday, December 1, 2021 Buzios, Brazil 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Buzios, Brazil

    Buzios in Brazil is situated 169 km NE of Rio de Janeiro, a small and sophisticated paradise that was popularised by legendary movie star Brigitte Bardot in the 1960s, and her statue still graces the main street. Today it is the haunt of the rich and famous of the world who flock to the city to enjoy the more than 20 stunning beaches in the vicinity. The peninsula is a sophisticated beach resort with a very active night life and fine restaurants. It also has good shopping and great ocean sports opportunities. Read more about Buzios, Brazil

    20 Thursday, December 2, 2021 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8:00 AM 8:00 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

    21 Friday, December 3, 2021 Ilha Grande, Brazil 7:00 AM 7:00 PM
    View of Ilha Grande, Brazil

    Ilha Grande - aka Big Island - is located off the coast of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, and part of the municipality of Angra dos Reis. The island is largely undeveloped and noted for its scenic beauty, which includes tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and a rugged landscape. Ilha Grande is one of the most pristine remnants of Brazil's Atlantic rainforest, one of the richest ecosystems in the world, and a hotspot for biodiversity and conservation. The entire island is a protected area, with most of its territory included in Ilha Grande State Park, and the rest subject to stringent development restrictions. Read more about Ilha Grande, Brazil

    22 Saturday, December 4, 2021 Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil 6:00 AM Disembark
    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. Not to be overlooked are the world-class restaurants that offer a diverse regional and international cuisine to suit all tastes. Read more about Santos (Sao Paulo), Brazil

  • Ship

    MSC Seaside Overview

    MSC Seaside

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    MSC Seaside rewrites the rule book of cruise ship design, combining indoor and outdoor areas to connect you with the sea like never before. Located as low as Deck 8 is a unique seafront promenade lined with places to eat, drink, shop, swim and sunbathe. And you can enjoy superb views from the two glass-floored catwalks and panoramic elevators. She is one of the larger ships in the MSC fleet with a 153,516 GT she is able to carry up to 5331 passengers.

  • Cabins

    MSC Seaside Cabins



    Balcony on the MSC Seaside Balcony on the MSC Seaside

    Cabin Types

    FLP, FLA, B3, B2, B1, BBL

    Average Cabin Size – 17.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Description: Super Family Plus Staterooms comprise three connecting staterooms, with 3 bathrooms and 3 balconies. They can comfortably accommodate up to 10 people. 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).



    Interior on the MSC Seaside Interior on the MSC Seaside

    Cabin Types

    YIN, O2, O1, BOU, I3, I2, I1, BIN, SGB

    Average Cabin Size – 15.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    All beds can be both single or double (on request). Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with shower. Interactive TV. Telephone. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Mini bar, Nespresso type machine and safe. Air conditioning. Inside cabin. Surface approx. from 226 sq. ft. MSC Yacht Club Experience Includes: The MSC Yacht Club offers a cruise experience like no other. Lavishly appointed suites, exclusive 24-hour butler service and a dedicated concierge are only the start. All-inclusive private restaurant, unlimited drinks in all MSC Yacht Club areas or from your minibar and exclusive access to The One Sun Deck and Top Sail Lounge are just some of the other privileges. Open dining times in a private restaurant (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Private lounge, pool and bar. Private entrance to the MSC Aurea Spa & Fitness center.

    Yacht Club Suite

    Yacht Club Suite

    Yacht Club Suite on the MSC Seaside Yacht Club Suite on the MSC Seaside

    Cabin Types

    YC3, YH1, YC1

    Average Cabin Size – 42.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 20.5 m2

    Double bed, spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with tub and shower. Interactive TV, telephone and safe. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Bar setup, refrigerator and Nespresso type machine. Air conditioning. Surface approxim. 614 sq. ft., with a balcony of 355 sq. ft. with dining table and private whirlpool bath. MSC Yacht Club Experience Includes: The MSC Yacht Club offers a cruise experience like no other. Lavishly appointed suites, exclusive 24-hour butler service and a dedicated concierge are only the start. All-inclusive private restaurant, unlimited drinks in all MSC Yacht Club areas or from your minibar and exclusive access to The One Sun Deck and Top Sail Lounge are just some of the other privileges. Open dining times in a private restaurant (open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner). Private lounge, pool and bar. Private entrance to the MSC Aurea Spa & Fitness center.



    Suite on the MSC Seaside Suite on the MSC Seaside

    Cabin Types

    SD3, SJ3, SE3, SE, S3, S2

    Average Cabin Size – 23.2 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 7.5 m2

    Two bedrooms: one with double bed and one with two single beds. Two bathrooms: one with bathtub and one with shower. Air conditioning. Large wardrobe. Interactive TV. Telephone. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Mini bar and safe. These suites can comfortably accommodate up to 5 people. Surface: 527.44 sq.ft. Balcony Size 182.99 sq.ft. Aurea Experience includes: In addition to all the features of ‘Bella’ and ‘Fantastica’, the ‘Aurea’ Experience offers a series of relaxing benefits for body and soul. Embark smoothly with priority boarding then relax in an elegant stateroom where you’ll find a set of free well-being products as well as a complimentary bathrobe and slippers. Dine at the time of your choice in a reserved area of the main dining room, enjoying 24-hour unlimited drinks.* Bask in the exclusivity of a private sun deck (available only for adults). Best of all, take advantage of a fantastic Spa package including a spa welcome cocktail, one massage of your choice from the spa menu, tanning shower, private wellness consultation and unlimited use of the Thermal Area throughout your cruise (available only for adults). Set sail for pure relaxation. * Note: Depending on cruise destination, the drinks package may be either All-Inclusive Restaurant & Bar Drink Package or All-Inclusive Classic Drink Package.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for MSC Seaside


    • Sofa bed
    • 3rd bed is a pullman bed
    • 3rd & 4th beds are pullman beds
    • Double sofa bed
    • Connecting staterooms
    • Sofa converts into bunk bed (3rd and 4th beds)
    • Cabin for guests with reduced mobility
    • Jacuzzi
    • Obstructed views
    • Staterooms with partial metal/partial glass balconies
    • No access
    • Staterooms with metal balconies
    • Balcony with metal balustrade
    • Balcony with half glass half metal balustrade 
    • Ambulatory accessible cabins
    • Ship configuration may be subject to change depending on the season and on the destination

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Interior at the MSC Seaside


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Suite at the MSC Seaside


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Yacht Club Suite at the MSC Seaside

Yacht Club Suite

From $9239

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