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MSC Poesia
First launched
2008
First launched
Passengers
2550
Passengers
Ports Visited
91
Ports visited
Cruises from $93 per day
$93
From Price per day
Total Gross Tonnage of MSC Poesia
92,627
Gross Tonnage

MSC Poesia Cruises

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.

MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship with an elegant style that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you’ll enter a refined world of comfort. Whether your reason for being on board is a family vacation, a luxury treat or a romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.

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Ship Specification

Maiden voyage: 2008
Number of decks: 13
Tonnage: 92627
Cabins: 1075
Passengers: 2550
Number of crew: 987
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Onboard Experience

  • Dining

    Dining on the MSC Poesia

    The two main dining rooms, Il Palladio and Le Fontane, are located aft with large ocean-view windows. There are two seatings for dinner, served by top-of-the-line Italian stewards. Guests in suites and deluxe grades are assigned seats in a quieter section of the restaurant. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes. Read more

    There is the "Always Available" menu, which includes spaghetti and grilled chicken, beefsteak or salmon. The alternative specialty restaurant is Kaito Sushi Bar, an authentic Japanese venue with an extensive, outstanding menu. For a quick breakfast or lunch choose the lido Cafeteria Villa Pompeiana buffet, offering the utmost quality and variety in Italian and international cuisine, or the pool-deck fast-food grill and pizzeria. For an extra fee, L'Obelisco is a specialty restaurant, sectioned from the Cafeteria Villa Pompeiana buffet that is converted into an alternative dining area at supper with tablecloths and waiter service.

  • Bars

    Bar on the MSC Poesia

    From the sophisticated Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the glamorous Mojito cocktail bar and the luxurious Hitchcock Lounge cigar room, there is a refreshing choice of original bars and lounges in which to enjoy a drink with friends or family.

  • Entertainment

    Entertainment on the MSC Poesia

    The state-of-the-art 1240 seat two-deck Teatro Carlo Felice is the principal showlounge. The Pigalle Lounge is the main centre for social dancing, and other dance floors are spread throughout other lounges. The young and lively go to the loud and futuristic S32 Disco. View big-screen movies on the large screen above the forward pool.

  • Activities

    Activities on the MSC Poesia

    From the moment you wake up to the moment you go to bed, you can enjoy a wide variety of activities and entertainment. Compete in sports tournaments, take part in dance classes, watch Broadway-style theater shows, go wild at themed parties or try your luck in the casino: the choice is yours!

  • Health & Fitness

    Fitness on the MSC Poesia

    If you’re wanting to stay in shape during your cruise, there are many sports and fitness activities available on board, including a basketball court, tennis court and state-of-the-art gym. For milder exercise, there’s also shuffleboard and mini golf. Relax at the opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness center with its steam room, sauna and divine massages designed to pamper body and mind.

  • Kids

    Kids activities on the MSC Poesia

    Kids and teens are also well served, with their own clubs and parties, a dedicated Dinosaur Play Area, video games and even a disco!

  • 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 Poesia has an average of 2.7 Stars based on 3 Guest Reviews

  • Overall
    2.7
  • Cabin
    4
  • Dining
    4
  • Entertainment
    2.3
  • Service
    4

Destination & Ports

Visited Ports

Highlights

  • Whether a family vacation, luxury treat or romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.

  • The varied lounges & bars offer refreshing originality and authenticity, from the Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the Mojito cocktail bar and sumptuous design of the cigar room.

  • In addition to all the features of ‘Bella’ and ‘Fantastica’, the ‘Aurea’ Experience offers a series of relaxing benefits for body and soul.

Cabins

Four out of five cabins have an outside view, and of these four out of five have a balcony. Cabins are stylish, outfitted in handsome colour schemes. For all cabins continental breakfast is complimentary from 7.30 to 10 am, while room service snacks can be bought at other times. A basket of fruit is provided at embarkation, and replenished daily for suites. Cabins come with a mini-bar, personal safe, ample closet, shower-only tub, terrycloth robes, flat-screen television, and excellent 24-hour room service.

Suites have in addition fresh flowers, daily tray of canapes, hangers, upgraded toiletries, bathroom with tub, and king-size bed (or two singles). Suites also have a large lounger area and walk-in closet, vanity desk with hair dryer. Some very popular staterooms are at the aft of the ship with views of the wake from balcony cabins. There are 18 suites with a private balcony. There are no single cabins, and 17 that are wheelchair-accessible.)

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  • Inside

    Inside on the MSC Poesia Inside on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    I2, I1, SBG, BIN

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    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 on the MSC Poesia Oceanview on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    O2, O1, BOU

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    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 on the MSC Poesia Balcony on the MSC Poesia

    Cabin Types

    B3, FLA, B2, B1, BBL

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    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 on the MSC Poesia Suite on the MSC Poesia

    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 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

MSC Poesia Next 5 Departures

Date Title Departs Prices From
01 May 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sw Genoa $1369
01 May 2022 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sw Genoa $1269
02 May 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden, D Marseille $1269
02 May 2022 France, Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, Sweden, D Marseille $1159
02 May 2022 Marseille,Barcelona,Lisbon,Leixoes,Ferrol,Southamp Marseille $769
03 May 2022 Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, D Barcelona $1159
03 May 2022 Spain, Portugal, United Kingdom, France, Sweden, D Barcelona $1059
10 May 2022 Le Havre,Goteborg,Copenhagen,Warnemunde Le Havre $399
13 May 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsink Copenhagen $2449
14 May 2022 Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Finland, Russi Berlin (Warnemunde) $2449
24 May 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsink Copenhagen $3619
24 May 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsink Copenhagen $2299
25 May 2022 Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsinki,St Peters Berlin (Warnemunde) $3619
25 May 2022 Warnemunde,Gdynia,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsinki,St Peters Berlin (Warnemunde) $2299
04 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $2639
04 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $994
05 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $2639
05 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $1319
11 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $2639
11 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $994
12 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $1319
12 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $2639
18 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $2639
18 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $994
19 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Co Berlin (Warnemunde) $1319
19 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Co Berlin (Warnemunde) $2639
25 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Helsinki,St Petersburg,Talli Copenhagen $2789
25 Jun 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Helsinki,St Petersburg,Talli Copenhagen $994
26 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,Helsinki,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Copenhag Berlin (Warnemunde) $1319
26 Jun 2022 Warnemunde,Helsinki,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Copenhag Berlin (Warnemunde) $2789
02 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $6069
02 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristians Copenhagen $1104
03 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Co Berlin (Warnemunde) $6069
03 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Co Berlin (Warnemunde) $1469
03 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Stavanger,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Co Berlin (Warnemunde) $0
09 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Akureyri,Isafjordur,Cruisin Copenhagen $6169
09 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Akureyri,Isafjordur,Cruisin Copenhagen $4599
10 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Akureyri,Isafjordur,Cruisin Prins Chris Berlin (Warnemunde) $6169
10 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Akureyri,Isafjordur,Cruisin Prins Chris Berlin (Warnemunde) $4599
30 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $3139
30 Jul 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $1174
31 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $3139
31 Jul 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $1569
06 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $3139
06 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $1174
07 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $3139
07 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $1569
13 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $3139
13 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $1174
14 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $3139
14 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $1569
20 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $3039
20 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $1174
21 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $3039
21 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $1569
27 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $2939
27 Aug 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand Copenhagen $1104
28 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $2939
28 Aug 2022 Warnemunde,Bergen,Eidfjord,Kristiansand,Oslo,Copen Berlin (Warnemunde) $1469
03 Sep 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockh Copenhagen $1104
04 Sep 2022 Warnemunde,St Petersburg,Tallinn,Stockholm,Copenha Berlin (Warnemunde) $1469
10 Sep 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Ronne,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsinki Copenhagen $1899
11 Sep 2022 Warnemunde,Ronne,Klaipeda,Riga,Helsinki,St Petersb Berlin (Warnemunde) $1899
21 Sep 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Zeebrugge,Ferrol,Leixoes,Lis Copenhagen $1309
21 Sep 2022 Copenhagen,Warnemunde,Zeebrugge,Ferrol,Leixoes,Lis Copenhagen $1409
22 Sep 2022 Warnemunde,Zeebrugge,Ferrol,Leixoes,Lisbon,Cadiz,M Berlin (Warnemunde) $1309
22 Sep 2022 Warnemunde,Zeebrugge,Ferrol,Leixoes,Lisbon,Lisbon, Berlin (Warnemunde) $1209
22 Sep 2022 Warnemunde,Zeebrugge,Ferrol,Leixoes,Lisbon Berlin (Warnemunde) $569
28 Sep 2022 Lisbon,Lisbon,Cadiz,Malaga,Alicante,Palma de Mallo Lisbon $0
05 Oct 2022 Genoa,Barcelona,Casablanca,Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Genoa $1649
06 Oct 2022 Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcelona,Genoa,Marsei Marseille $0
08 Oct 2022 Spain, Italy, France Barcelona $0
09 Oct 2022 Italy, France, Spain Genoa $0
10 Oct 2022 Marseille,Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille Marseille $0
11 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcel Barcelona $0
13 Oct 2022 Italy, France, Spain Genoa $0
14 Oct 2022 Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcelona,Genoa,Marsei Marseille $0
16 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona Barcelona $0
18 Oct 2022 Italy, France, Spain Genoa $0
19 Oct 2022 Marseille,Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille Marseille $0
20 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcel Barcelona $0
21 Oct 2022 Italy, France, Spain Genoa $0
22 Oct 2022 Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcelona,Genoa,Marsei Marseille $0
24 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona Barcelona $0
26 Oct 2022 Italy, France, Spain Genoa $0
27 Oct 2022 Marseille,Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille Marseille $0
28 Oct 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcel Barcelona $0
29 Oct 2022 Italy, France, Spain Genoa $0
30 Oct 2022 Marseille,Palma de Mallorca,Barcelona,Genoa,Barcel Marseille $0
01 Nov 2022 Barcelona,Genoa,Barcelona Barcelona $0
03 Nov 2022 Italy, Spain, France Genoa $0
04 Jan 2023 Civitavecchia,Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona,Funchal,Br Rome (Civitavecchia) $22639
04 Jan 2023 Civitavecchia,Genoa,Marseille,Barcelona,Funchal,Br Rome (Civitavecchia) $9949
05 Jan 2023 Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, Barbados, Grenada, Genoa $22639
06 Jan 2023 Marseille,Barcelona,Funchal,Bridgetown,Saint Georg Marseille $22639
07 Jan 2023 Barcelona,Funchal,Bridgetown,Saint George,Willemst Barcelona $22639
07 Jan 2023 Barcelona,Funchal,Bridgetown,Saint George,Willemst Barcelona $9589
05 Feb 2023 San Francisco,San Francisco,Kahului,Honolulu,Apia, San Francisco $16709
26 Feb 2023 Sydney,Sydney,Brisbane,Cairns,Alotau,Kiriwina,Raba Sydney $13039
26 Feb 2023 Sydney,Sydney,Brisbane,Cairns,Alotau,Kiriwina,Raba Sydney $12669

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