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MSC Cruises
Fleet Count
23
No. of ships
Ports Visited
271
No. of ports visited
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MSC Cruises

3.6
(from 132 verified customers)

MSC Cruises boasts one of the most modern fleets at sea, with ships designed to offer unparalleled comfort and state-of-the-art amenities. The fleet sails to a wide range of destinations around the world, including the Mediterranean, Caribbean, Northern Europe, South America, Africa, and Asia, catering to a diverse clientele with varying tastes and preferences. MSC Cruises is committed to environmental sustainability, actively working to reduce its environmental footprint through advanced waste treatment, energy efficiency systems, and sustainable practices across its fleet. With its blend of Mediterranean charm, wide-ranging itineraries, and commitment to guest satisfaction, MSC Cruises offers a unique and memorable cruise experience that caters to a wide range of tastes and preferences, making it a popular choice for travelers seeking both adventure and relaxation on the high seas.MSC Cruises, a global leader in the cruise industry, offers an expansive array of voyages that blend European elegance with modern innovation.

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With a heritage that spans over 300 years, MSC Cruises brings its Mediterranean roots to the forefront, providing guests with a unique blend of international sophistication and warm hospitality. Guests aboard MSC Cruises can choose from a variety of stateroom options, ranging from cozy interior cabins to luxurious suites with private balconies. MSC's exclusive Yacht Club offers a ship-within-a-ship experience, providing top-tier guests with access to private areas, dedicated service, and enhanced amenities. MSC Cruises is renowned for its dining options, which reflect the line's Mediterranean heritage. Guests can enjoy a wide array of culinary delights, from traditional Italian cuisine to international dishes, across multiple restaurants and dining venues onboard. Speciality dining options offer gourmet experiences with a focus on fine wines and exquisite ingredients. Entertainment on MSC Cruises is both diverse and engaging, featuring Broadway-style shows, live music, and cinema. The ships also boast a range of bars, lounges, and nightclubs catering to all moods and preferences. For those seeking adventure, MSC Cruises offers various activities, including water parks, sports courts, and high-tech gaming arcades. For relaxation and wellness, guests can indulge in the MSC Aurea Spa, which offers a comprehensive menu of treatments, a thermal area, and a fitness center equipped with the latest gym technology.

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Top 5 MSC Cruise Deals

Cannes,Genoa,La Spezia,Civitavecchia,Palma de Mall
21 Apr
2024
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Cannes,Genoa,La Spezia,Civitavecchia,Palma de Mall

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Seaview
Departure Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Duration: 7 nights
Departs: Cannes
Returns: Cannes
Santos,Rio de Janeiro,Ilheus,Salvador,Maceio,Funch
21 Apr
2024
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Santos,Rio de Janeiro,Ilheus,Salvador,Maceio,Funch

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Preziosa
Departure Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Duration: 24 nights
Departs: Santos (Sao Paulo)
Returns: Hamburg
Miami,New York,New York,King's Wharf,King's Wharf,
21 Apr
2024
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Miami,New York,New York,King's Wharf,King's Wharf,

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Divina
Departure Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Duration: 15 nights
Departs: Miami
Returns: Lisbon
Santos,Rio de Janeiro,Ilheus,Salvador,Maceio,Funch
21 Apr
2024
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Santos,Rio de Janeiro,Ilheus,Salvador,Maceio,Funch

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Preziosa
Departure Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Duration: 21 nights
Departs: Santos (Sao Paulo)
Returns: Copenhagen
Miami,New York,King's Wharf,Ponta Delgada,Lisbon,B
21 Apr
2024
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Miami,New York,King's Wharf,Ponta Delgada,Lisbon,B

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Divina
Departure Date: Sunday, April 21, 2024
Duration: 19 nights
Departs: Miami
Returns: Rome (Civitavecchia)

MSC Fleet

MSC World America

World -class ship launched 2025

MSC Euribia

launched 2023

MSC Seascape

launched 2022

MSC Seashore

launched 2022

MSC World Europa

launched 2022

MSC Virtuosa

Meraviglia Plus-class ship launched 2020

MSC Bellissima

Meraviglia-class ship launched 2019

MSC Grandiosa

Meraviglia Plus-class ship launched 2019

MSC Seaview

Seaside-class ship launched 2018

MSC Meraviglia

Meraviglia-class ship launched 2017

MSC Seaside

Seaside-class ship launched 2017

MSC Preziosa

Fantasia-class ship launched 2013

MSC Divina

Fantasia-class ship launched 2012

MSC Magnifica

Musica-class ship launched 2010

MSC Splendida

Fantasia-class ship launched 2009

MSC Fantasia

Fantasia-class ship launched 2008

MSC Poesia

Musica-class ship launched 2008

MSC Orchestra

Musica-class ship launched 2007

MSC Musica

Musica-class ship launched 2006

MSC Opera

Lirica-class ship launched 2004

MSC Lirica

Lirica-class ship launched 2003

MSC Sinfonia

Lirica-class ship launched 2002

MSC Armonia

Lirica-class ship launched 2001

Why Choose Clean Cruising

Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    • Dining with MSC Cruises
    • Dining with MSC Cruises
    • Dining with MSC Cruises

    Onboard each MSC ship, guests can embark on a gastronomic journey that showcases the best of international cuisine, traditional Mediterranean dishes, and gourmet specialties. The heart of MSC's culinary experience lies in its elegant main dining rooms, where guests can enjoy breakfast, lunch, and dinner in a sophisticated setting. Menus change daily, offering a selection of dishes that blend classic flavors with innovative recipes, all prepared with high-quality ingredients.

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    For those seeking a more intimate and upscale dining experience, MSC's specialty restaurants provide a variety of culinary delights. Partnering with the renowned Italian marketplace, Eataly offers authentic Italian cuisine, from fresh pasta to artisanal pizzas. Butchers Cuts is an American-style steakhouse serves premium cuts of meat, cooked to perfection and paired with exquisite wines. A must-visit for sushi lovers, Kaito offers a menu of fresh sushi, sashimi, and tempura in a serene, Japanese-inspired setting. The MSC buffet is open for extended hours, providing flexibility and a casual dining atmosphere. With a wide range of dishes available, including vegetarian and gluten-free options, the buffet ensures that every guest can find something to suit their taste at any time of the day. Guests staying in the exclusive MSC Yacht Club enjoy access to a private restaurant, offering gourmet dishes in an elegant and tranquil environment. This VIP experience includes personalized service and menus crafted by MSC's top chefs. For those looking to dine in the comfort of their stateroom, MSC offers an extensive room service menu, available 24/7, ensuring that guests can enjoy a private meal or snack at any hour.

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  • Bars

    • Bars with MSC Cruises
    • Bars with MSC Cruises
    • Bars with MSC Cruises

    Explore a world of flavors and atmospheres across a variety of bars and lounges, each designed to cater to every possible mood and preference. Whether you're a wine enthusiast eager to deepen your appreciation for fine vintages, a cocktail aficionado looking for innovative mixes, or someone who simply delights in the refreshment of an ice-cold beer on a sun-drenched Mediterranean day, MSC has the perfect spot for you.

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    The Alchemy Bar is a haven for those seeking to experiment with unique flavor combinations, offering a menu of inventive cocktails that surprise and delight the senses. For guests seeking relaxation, the spa bar offers the perfect combination of luxury and tranquility, serving champagne in an environment designed to soothe the mind and body. Enjoy a massage followed by a refreshing drink for the ultimate spa experience. The Martini Bar provides a slice of Italy at sea, serving a selection of classic and contemporary martinis in an ambiance that's both stylish and welcoming. Beyond these highlights, MSC's ships feature a range of themed bars and lounges, from chic champagne bars to cozy pubs and vibrant sports bars, ensuring that whether you're in the mood for a lively night out or a quiet evening drink, you'll find the perfect setting.

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  • Entertainment

    • Entertainment with MSC Cruises
    • Entertainment with MSC Cruises
    • Entertainment with MSC Cruises
    • Entertainment with MSC Cruises

    MSC Cruises takes pride in its Italian heritage, which is reflected in the grandeur and scale of the entertainment offerings onboard its ships. Each vessel is a floating metropolis of fun and excitement, designed to ensure that guests of all ages find enjoyment and amusement throughout their journey.

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    Super-Amusement Parks and sports centers onboard provide children and teenagers with endless activities, from thrilling water parks with slides and splash pads to high-tech virtual games and adventure courses. The entertainment doesn't stop there. Adults can revel in a variety of venues tailored to their tastes, including lively karaoke bars, intimate comedy clubs, and dazzling stage shows that rival those of Broadway and Las Vegas. Innovative venues offer unique experiences, ensuring there's always something new to explore. A highlight for guests onboard MSC Meraviglia and certain other ships is the opportunity to experience Cirque Du Soleil at Sea. This partnership brings the unparalleled acrobatic and artistic performances of the world-renowned Cirque Du Soleil to the high seas, offering two exclusive shows that can't be seen anywhere else. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, the F1 simulation track allows guests to experience the thrill of Italy’s beloved Formula 1 racing firsthand, offering a realistic and exhilarating driving experience. The Polar Aquapark provides a refreshing escape with its series of pools, water slides, and themed water attractions, making it a perfect spot for families to cool off and have fun together. The TV Studio & Bar offers a unique venue where guests can enjoy live broadcasts, music, and entertainment in a dynamic, studio-like setting, creating an engaging atmosphere for socializing and relaxation. No matter what you choose to do with your days, MSC is there to accommodate you.

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  • Activities

    • Activities with MSC Cruises
    • Activities with MSC Cruises
    • Activities with MSC Cruises
    • Activities with MSC Cruises

    MSC Cruises offers a vibrant tapestry of activities designed to cater to every interest and energy level, ensuring that guests have a multitude of ways to enjoy their time onboard. Whether you're seeking adventure, relaxation, or cultural immersion, MSC Cruises crafts experiences that go beyond mere sightseeing, allowing guests to deeply engage with each destination's essence. Engage in friendly competition with a variety of sports and games available onboard.

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    Whether it's a high-spirited bowling match, a round of mini-golf, or a spirited basketball game, there's plenty to satisfy the competitive spirit in families and friends alike. Dive into the world of gastronomy with MSC Cruises. Attend live cooking demonstrations to see the ship's chefs in action, or participate in wine tastings where you can learn about and savor different varietals from Merlot to Pinot Noir, enhancing your appreciation for fine wines. MSC Cruises places a strong emphasis on cultural experiences, tailoring entertainment and activities to reflect the customs and traditions of the destinations visited. From dance classes that teach local styles to language workshops, guests can immerse themselves in the culture of each country they explore. For those looking to unwind, MSC Cruises offers plenty of options. Enjoy a movie under the stars on the big screen, relax by one of the many pools, or indulge in a book from the onboard library. By offering a rich and diverse array of onboard activities, MSC Cruises ensures that every moment spent at sea is as fulfilling and enjoyable as the time spent exploring ashore. With a focus on personalisation and quality, MSC Cruises delivers an unmatched cruise experience tailored to the desires of its guests.

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  • Health & Fitness

    • Health & Fitness wit MSC Cruises
    • Health & Fitness wit MSC Cruises
    • Health & Fitness wit MSC Cruises
    • Health & Fitness wit MSC Cruises

    Maintaining your fitness regime aboard MSC Cruises is a seamless and invigorating experience, thanks to the ship's state-of-the-art fitness facilities and highly qualified staff. Guests can elevate their workouts with a variety of specialized classes designed to increase heart rate, challenge physical limits, or stick with familiar routines.

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    Beyond the conventional gym setup, MSC's onboard sports complex offers a dynamic environment to stay active, allowing guests to enjoy sports and physical activities with the added motivation of spectacular sea views. Relaxation and rejuvenation take center stage in MSC's comprehensive spa offerings. Guests can indulge in a wide array of treatments, including soothing massage therapies, revitalizing thermal suites, elegant beauty parlors, and advanced anti-aging treatments. MSC Cruises places a significant emphasis on the quality and variety of its spa services, inviting guests to unwind and disconnect with the serene backdrop of the ocean extending into the horizon.

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  • Kids

    • Kids Activities with MSC Cruises
    • Kids Activities with MSC Cruises
    • Kids Activities with MSC Cruises
    • Kids Activities with MSC Cruises

    MSC Cruises excels in creating an environment that celebrates family time while also recognizing the importance of individual experiences. The cruise line thoughtfully integrates activities and amenities that allow families to make unforgettable memories together and appreciate moments of independence. Understanding the diverse needs of families, MSC has meticulously designed its dining options, excursions, and onboard activities to cater to guests of all ages.

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    The cruise line acknowledges that families look for flexibility, comfort, and understanding, ensuring that the onboard experience meets these expectations. For the youngest guests, MSC offers kids clubs that cover a wide age range, from 6 months to 17 years. Each club is tailored to suit the developmental and entertainment needs specific to its age group. Professional staff are trained to provide stimulating and safe environments for younger children, while also offering spaces where teenagers can enjoy independence, make new friends, and participate in activities that resonate with their interests. MSC's commitment to family-friendly cruising has been recognized with awards in 2018 and 2019, affirming its status as a leading choice for family vacations at sea. With MSC Cruises, families have the opportunity to enjoy a perfect blend of shared adventures and personal growth, making every voyage with MSC an exceptional experience for guests of all ages.

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  • Inclusions

    • Activities - organised & individual
    • All main meals on-board
    • Butler & valet services (select cabins)
    • Captain's welcome cocktail party and Gala Evening
    • Coffee, tea & milk 24 hrs
    • Cruise Director & all English speaking staff
    • Entertainment - live music and/or shows, movies
    • In-cabin continental breakfast for higher classes
    • Kids clubs & teen programs (3-17 yrs)
    • Service charge: Up to €0/USD12.50/AUD18 (12 & over) daily, child over 1 pay half. Ask about pre-payment.
    • Ship-shore-ship transfers
    • Traditional/set time & multi-venue dining
    • Under 12s sharing cabin w/ 2 adults: ask about free travel (pay port dues)
    • Use of ship facilities - indoor & outdoor

Customer cruise line ratings

MSC Cruises average of 3.6 stars based on 132 guest reviews

  • Overall
    3.6
  • Cabin
    4.2
  • Dining
    3.6
  • Entertainment
    3.4
  • Service
    3.9

MSC Visited Ports

Highlights

  • There’s a world of new experiences to discover on board, day after day, moment after moment. Because MSC Armonia is the ship that suits you.

  • 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 with ‘Aurea’ Experience.

  • Experiencing something new to savor every moment aboard, it will come as no surprise to hear travelers grow lyrical that MSC Lirica cruise ship is the heart of their voyage, no less than the incredible destinations she takes them to discover.

MSC Cruises Fleet Location

MSC Cruises Faqs

  • Are gratuities included?

    Gratuities can be purchased prior to sailing or charged to your cruise card each day. Rates for gratuities are dependent on ships and cruise location so be sure to check with your consultant for these rates.

  • Are there theme nights expected on board?

    There are a variety of different theme nights which will be announced on board. Be sure to pack for gala nights, your chance to properly dress up.

  • Can I bring alcohol?

    Guests are not permitted to bring their own alcohol on board.

  • Can I bring any electrical items such as an Iron, hairdryer or powerboard?

    Irons and other heating equipment are not permitted, neither are powerboards. Hairdryers and other such equipment are subject to safety checks at boarding.

  • Can I bring bottled water or other non alcoholic drinks?

    Guests are not permitted to bring non-alcoholic beverages on board.

  • Can I bring medical equipment on board?

    In most cases yes, to ensure your equipment can be used on board please speak with your consultant to arrange this.

  • Can I use my mobile while away?

    Mobile reception is available via international roaming, this needs to be set up with your phone provider. Your provider will advise the charge rates.

  • How do I pay on board?

    You can pay in cash or card on board. To use cash please see the pursers desk once on board. Alternatively your credit/debit card can be set up at check. You can also swap between cash and card if necessary. There are ATMs available on board that will dispense the ship's currency.

  • How much luggage can I take?

    Each guest is permitted to bring 2x23kg bags.

  • I have dietary restrictions, can I be accommodated?

    Yes. MSC can cater to most dietary needs, just let your consultant know and they can pass this information on.

  • Is there a dress code on board?

    Casual to smart casual is generally accepted onboard with the exception being Gala nights, these nights you are encouraged to dress up, ball gowns and tuxedos will be spotted.

  • Is there a fridge in my room?

    Yes, staterooms are equipped with small fridges.

  • Is there a kettle in my stateroom?

    No, if you would like tea or coffee for your room, your cabin steward can organise this or call through to room service.

  • What is the currency on board?

    You will always be billed in EURO

  • What type of power points are on board?

    Electricity on board all ships is supplied at a voltage of 110/220 V in the cabin. Guests may request electrical outlet adapters from the Information Office.

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