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MSC Lirica
Last refurbished
2015
Last refurbished
Passengers
1976
Passengers
Ports Visited
10
Ports visited
Cruises from $99 per day
$99
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of MSC Lirica
65,591
Gross Tonnage

MSC Lirica Cruises

4
(from 5 verified customers)

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.

The ship offers good value for the cruise fares charged, and a truly Italian-style cruise experience in stylish surroundings. Children have three play areas and their favourite, an ice-cream parlour.

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2003
Number of decks: 10
Tonnage: 65591
Cabins: 988
Passengers: 1976
Number of crew: 721
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the MSC Lirica

    The principal dining room is La Bussola Restaurant, with open seating for breakfast and lunch, and two seatings for dinner. The smaller L’Ippocampo Restaurant shares the same menu. La Pergola is more formal and stylish offering Italian cuisine. While assigned to suite passengers, other guests may make a reservation. Read more

    Le Bistrot Cafeteria is a casual, self-serve, 24-hour buffet. There are also a grill and pizzeria.

  • Bars

    Bar on the MSC Lirica

    There’s no tea or coffee for lunch and dinner in the dining rooms, only in the buffet. You may have to ask for milk. For coffee and pastries head for The Coffee Corner. There are eight themed bars that include the Beverly Hills Bar, Vivaldi Piano Lounge, and Lord Nelson’s Pub.

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the MSC Lirica

    The two-deck Broadway Theatre presents productions shows, cabaret, plays and other theatrical presentations. Some productions may be short, just 30 minutes. The ship has a number of bands and small ensembles to provide music for dancing and background.

  • Activities

    Activities on the MSC Lirica

    The world-class entertainment options onboard will delight all ages, from the high-tech Broadway Theater, the dazzling Las Vegas Casino and the futuristic Blue Club Disco to the virtual reality games arcade and pirate-themed kids’ playroom.

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the MSC Lirica

    The panoramic gym with its wide choice of sports facilities and the MSC Aurea Spa with its heavenly beauty treatments and massages are just two of the cutting-edge environments on board that will help you enjoy your leisure time to the full.

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the MSC Lirica

    Children have three play areas and their favourite, an ice-cream parlour. Teens have their own area on the top deck.

  • 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

Covid Safety

The health and wellbeing of passengers and crew is of the utmost importance for MSC Cruises and for us at Clean Cruising. Health and safety policies are constantly under review and being enhanced to reflect the latest advice from health authorities and leading-edge innovations. Initiatives including universal health screening and COVID-19 testing pre-embarkation, hospital grade-air filtration systems, increased sanitation measures, extended ship to shore safety, social distancing practices aboard, additional medical staff and facilities, daily temperature checks and contingency planning in case of suspected cases.

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Customer cruise ship ratings

MSC Lirica has an average of 4 Stars based on 5 Guest Reviews

  • Overall
    4
  • Cabin
    4.6
  • Dining
    4.2
  • Entertainment
    3.8
  • Service
    4.4

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • 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.

  • There are new spacious cabins with balconies to delight the guests with superb panoramic views. Also the enlarged restaurant and buffet areas to serve up an even greater variety of culinary treats.

  • 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.

Cabins

Two-thirds of the cabins have an outside view, and of these just one-quarter have a private balcony. Interior and Ocean View cabins are small at 12.9 sq.m. All cabins have interactive television, air-conditioning, telephone, hairdryer, mini-bar/fridge, safe, wardrobe, bathroom with shower, and cotton towels. Two single beds can be converted to a double bed. Outside cabins have a large rectangular viewing window.

The 132 suites with private balcony come with a large double bed, a sitting area with sofa, a substantial walk-in wardrobe, bathrobes, a well-stocked mini-bar, and an expanded bathroom with tub. The suites are well laid out and nicely furnished. Many ‘Ocean View’ cabins on deck 7 have obstructed views, so be alert to this. For all cabins continental breakfast is complimentary from 7.30 to 10 am, while room service snacks can be bought at other times, but there is a per-item charge for other orders. For suites, a basket of fruit is provided at embarkation, and replenished daily. There are four cabins for the disabled, and no single cabins.)

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  • Inside

    Inside on the MSC Lirica Inside on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    I2, I1, SBG, BIN

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    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 140 sq ft. Occupancy: Up to 4 guests Amenities: Two twin beds that can convert into a queen-sized bed, a private bathroom with shower, hair dryer, satellite television with radio, full-service minibar, safe and common area with desk. All cabins have satellite TV, minibar, room safe, radio and 24-hour room service. 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 on the MSC Lirica Oceanview on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    O2, O1, BOU

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    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 140 sq ft. Occupancy: 2 guests standard Amenities: A queen-sized bed that can convert into two lower beds, a private bathroom with shower, hair dryer, satellite television with radio, full-service minibar, safe, common area with desk and 24-hour room service. Obstructed View cabins on the Scarlatti Deck. 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 on the MSC Lirica Balcony on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    BBL, B3, B2

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    With this selection, you are guaranteed to receive a stateroom within a selected category class, anywhere on the ship. However, the actual room assignment and location on the ship may be determined at any time after your reservation has been completed and paid in full up to the day of sailing.

  • Suite

    Suite on the MSC Lirica Suite on the MSC Lirica

    Cabin Types

    S3, S2

    Average Cabin Size – 0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Comfortable king bed that can be converted into two single beds on request, with sofa and balcony. Spacious closets, bathroom with bathtub and shower, TV, telephone, vanity, mini bar, safe and hair dryer. Surface approx. 290 sq. ft. with 43 sq.ft. balcony.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 for MSC Lirica

Legend

  • 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

MSC Lirica Next 5 Departures

Date Title Departs Prices From
11 Apr 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $774
11 Apr 2022 Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa Athens $299
11 Apr 2022 Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol Athens $399
11 Apr 2022 Piraeus,Kusadasi Athens $99
12 Apr 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $774
14 Apr 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $774
15 Apr 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1239
18 Apr 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $974
19 Apr 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $974
21 Apr 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $974
22 Apr 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $969
25 Apr 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $774
26 Apr 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $774
28 Apr 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $774
29 Apr 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $969
02 May 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $774
03 May 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $774
05 May 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $774
06 May 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1069
09 May 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $854
10 May 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $854
12 May 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $854
13 May 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1069
16 May 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $854
17 May 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $854
19 May 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $854
20 May 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1069
23 May 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $854
24 May 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $854
26 May 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $854
27 May 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1269
30 May 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1004
31 May 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1004
02 Jun 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1004
03 Jun 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1269
06 Jun 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1004
07 Jun 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1004
09 Jun 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1004
10 Jun 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1269
13 Jun 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1004
14 Jun 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1004
16 Jun 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1004
17 Jun 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
20 Jun 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
21 Jun 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
23 Jun 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
24 Jun 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
27 Jun 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
28 Jun 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
30 Jun 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
01 Jul 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
04 Jul 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
05 Jul 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
07 Jul 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
08 Jul 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1569
11 Jul 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1224
12 Jul 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1224
14 Jul 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1224
15 Jul 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1569
18 Jul 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1224
19 Jul 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1224
21 Jul 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1224
22 Jul 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1569
25 Jul 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1224
26 Jul 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1224
28 Jul 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1224
29 Jul 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1669
01 Aug 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1304
02 Aug 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1304
04 Aug 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1304
05 Aug 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1669
08 Aug 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1304
09 Aug 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1304
11 Aug 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1304
12 Aug 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1569
15 Aug 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1224
16 Aug 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1224
18 Aug 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1224
19 Aug 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
22 Aug 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
23 Aug 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
25 Aug 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
26 Aug 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
29 Aug 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
30 Aug 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
01 Sep 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
02 Sep 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
05 Sep 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
06 Sep 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
08 Sep 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
09 Sep 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
12 Sep 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
13 Sep 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
15 Sep 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
16 Sep 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1369
19 Sep 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $1074
20 Sep 2022 Kusadasi,Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,K Kusadasi $1074
22 Sep 2022 Haifa,Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,H Haifa $1074
23 Sep 2022 Limassol,Rhodes,Santorini,Piraeus,Kusadasi,Haifa,L Limassol $1149
26 Sep 2022 Greece, Turkey, Israel, Cyprus Athens $914

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