The newest ship in the fleet, arriving in late 2020 the MSC Virtuosa is also one of the largest ships in the fleet at 181,541 GT she carries a total of 6334 passengers.
To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.
|Day||Date||Port of Call||Arrival||Departure|
|1||Sunday, October 31, 2021||Malaga, Spain||Embark||7:00 PM|
Malaga is a lively, prosperous city on Spain's fabled Costa del Sol aside the Mediterranean Sea, just 100 km east of the Strait of Gibraltar. The city’s warm winter temperatures (average daytime of 17 C) make it an ideal place to visit any time of year. The archaeological remains and monuments from the Phoenician, Roman, Arabian and Christian eras convert the historic centre into an ‘Open Museum’ displaying its rich history of more than 3,000 years. Visit the unfinished Gothic cathedral, surrounded by traditional balconied buildings, narrow pedestrian streets and some of the best tapas bars in the province. Read more about Malaga, Spain
|2||Monday, November 1, 2021||Casablanca, Morocco||9:00 AM||11:00 PM|
Africa’s second largest city and Morocco’s largest city and chief port, Casablanca (Portuguese for ‘white house’), is located on the Atlantic Ocean in the west of the country. The city has passed through Arab, Portuguese, Dutch and French control, and the famous 1942 film Casablanca reflects its colonial status in the 1940s. Today it is the largest city of the Maghreb (Barbary Coast), land of the Berbers and Moors. It is a major port (one of the largest artificial ports in the world), financial centre, and now tourist destination. Read more about Casablanca, Morocco
|3||Tuesday, November 2, 2021||At Sea|
|4||Wednesday, November 3, 2021||Lisbon, Portugal||7:00 AM||4:00 PM|
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
|5||Thursday, November 4, 2021||At Sea|
|6||Friday, November 5, 2021||Barcelona, Spain||1:00 PM||9:00 PM|
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
|7||Saturday, November 6, 2021||Marseille, France||9:00 AM||6:00 PM|
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
|8||Sunday, November 7, 2021||Genoa, Italy||9:00 AM||Disembark|
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
FPB, FLP, FMB, FLA, FAM, B3, B2, B1, BBL
Super Family Plus Staterooms comprise three connecting staterooms, (1 Inside stateroom + 2 Balcony staterooms) with 3 bathrooms and 2 balconies. They can comfortably accommodate up to 10 people. Fantastica Experience includes: all the benefits of ‘Bella’ plus a variety of extra privileges. Choose from staterooms in the most desired locations (including Super Family staterooms where available) located on the upper decks, with rapid access to elevators and lounges. Enjoy 24-hour-a-day room service with free delivery (between 6am and 11pm) and priority choice of dining times in the gourmet restaurants. Have fun with dedicated activities for children, like foreign language games and Master Chef cooking sessions with our staff. And earn MSC Voyagers Club points!
YIN, FPO, FMO, O3, O2, O1, BOU, I2, I1, I1S, BIN
All beds can be both single or double (on request). Spacious wardrobe. Bathroom with large shower. Interactive TV. Telephone. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Mini bar, Nespresso type machine and safe. Air conditioning. Surface approx. 172 sq. ft. No window or balcony. 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.
SE3, SJ3, D3, S3, S2
Double bed can be converted into two single beds (on request). Walk-in Wardrobe. Setting Area with double sofa bed. Bathroom with a shower vanity area with hairdryers. Interactive TV, telephone and safe. Wifi connection available (for a fee). Mini bar. Air conditioning. ZOE - virtual personal cruise assistant. Surface approx. 419 sq.ft. with large angle balcony with its own private whirlpool bath. 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 MED by MSC room diffuser (100ML) 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. 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.
YH1, YC3, YCD, YC1
Double bed, air conditioning, ample wardrobe with low hanging rail, interactive television (ITV), radio, telephone, Samsung LCD screens. Free equipment to access the internet (fees may apply), Nintendo Wii console, mini-bar, low personal safe. Switches to control lights, key cards (where applicable) and air conditioning have been positioned at a reduced height. A light switch has been placed next to the bed in each cabin. Bathroom is equipped with a low fold-down seat (44cm/17.32inch.), one grab rail in the toilet and 2 in the shower (92cm/36.22 inch.), a low vanity sink (84 cm/33.07 inch.) and a roll on the shower floor (to access the shower with a wheelchair). 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.
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