MSC Cruises updates summer 2024 program

MSC Cruises updates summer 2024 program

December 8, 2023 – MSC Cruises today announced updates to its summer 2024 itineraries, including a new itinerary for MSC Musica in the Western Mediterranean and an expanded itinerary to the Greek Islands for MSC Opera.

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Updated summer routes

From May 13th to October 28th, 2024, MSC Musica will sail 7-night cruises from/to Civitavecchia (Rome) to popular destinations in the Western Mediterranean including Genoa (Italy), Cannes (France), Barcelona, Ibiza (Spain) and Cagliari (Italy), companies.

This new program replaces the trips to Haifa, Israel, which were canceled due to the current geopolitical situation.

MSC Opera's existing 7-night voyages between May 12, 2024 and October 5, 2024 have been expanded to include additional destinations in the Greek Islands. The itinerary from/to Bari (Italy) includes Piraeus for Athens, Santorini, Katakolon (Olympia) and Corfu and Kefalonia (Greece).

For full details of the new itineraries, visit the MSC Cruises website.

The travel destinations of the cruises with the MSC Musica:

  • Civitavecchia for Rome, Italy: From the coastal town Civitavecchia From there, guests can visit nearby Rome and take a journey through numerous eras of world history. The “Eternal City” is one of the most sought-after travel destinations and impresses with countless monuments, such as world-famous sights such as the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica, the Vatican Museums or the Trevi Fountain.
  • Genoa, Italy: This enchanting port city is home to beautiful churches, magnificent palaces including the Nicolosio Lomellino, a famous aquarium and a stunning harbor setting. A leisurely stroll along Via Garibaldi, a visit to one of the city's excellent restaurants, cafes and shops, and the impressive architecture of the Cathedral of Genoa – every guest gets their money’s worth here.
  • Cannes, France: If you're looking for a mix of glamour, beauty and Mediterranean charm, look no further than this Côte d'Azur hotspot, also known for its world-famous film festival. In addition to exclusive boutiques along the famous Boulevard de la Croisette Cannes also a marina worth seeing, beautiful beaches and fantastic restaurants.

  • Barcelona, ​​Spain: Fascinating architecture, colorful culture, picturesque beaches, and numerous museums and historical sites await travelers in this lively metropolis. Guests have the opportunity to visit Antoni Gaudí's iconic Sagrada Família, the famous Las Ramblas, the medieval Barri Gòtic or the Musea Picasso, among others.
  • Ibiza, Spain: With its breathtaking beaches, picturesque landscapes, lively nightlife and archaeological sites, the island captivates travelers from all over the world. Whether you're wandering around the charming cobblestone streets of the old town of Dalt Vila, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or seeking peace and quiet in Cala D'Hort, from where you have panoramic views of the fascinating island of Es Vedrà, there are activities for all ages there is no lack.

  • Cagliari, Italy: The capital of the island of Sardinia is the perfect holiday destination. It is known for its history, crystal clear waters, and is a paradise for lovers of Sardinian cuisine. Some of the most famous sights include the medieval Castello fortress, which offers magnificent views over the city, the 13th-century Cagliari Cathedral and the impressive Bastione di Saint Remy.

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The destinations of the cruises with the MSC Opera:

  • Bari, Italy: The ancient port city offers an exciting mix of old and new, with historic churches and castles alongside modern galleries, shops and museums. With its tranquil beaches and top-notch restaurants, the city is an unforgettable destination. Guests can enjoy many excursions, such as a visit to the famous Sassi di Matera with ancient cave dwellings carved into the mountain in the nearby UNESCO World Heritage city of Matera.

  • Piraeus for Athens, Greece: Piraeus is home to the largest port in Greece, so there are an abundance of excellent waterfront cafes and restaurants. The port city is perfect for a trip to Athens - famous for impressive sights, including the majestic Parthenon. This temple, dedicated to the ancient Greek goddess Athena, is one of the most important and striking buildings in Greece.
  • Santorini, Greece: The Santorini island famous for the picturesque white houses, the blue domes of the churches and the breathtaking views of the Aegean Sea. The idyllic atmosphere of the villages, the beautiful beaches and fantastic sunsets promise wonderful hours on this Cyclades island.
  • Katakolon, Greece: This coastal town overlooking the Ionian Sea is a charming destination with a picturesque harbor, a lighthouse and attractions such as the Kostas Kotsanas Museum of Ancient Greek Technology. The city is the gateway to the world-famous ancient site of Olympia, the extraordinary UNESCO World Heritage Site and the birthplace of the Olympic Games. Here we recommend a visit to the remains of the Zeus Temple and the ancient stadium.

  • Corfu, Greece: This holiday island is a true natural beauty with lush greenery, rocky mountains, beautiful beaches and a romantic atmosphere. The capital, Corfu, is one of the main attractions, with historic attractions such as the Venetian fortress and the UNESCO-listed old town with winding cobblestone streets, beautiful churches and numerous lively restaurants and shops.

  •  Kefalonia, Greece: The largest island in the Ionian Sea impresses with stalactite caves, idyllic bathing bays, breathtaking beaches and turquoise water. This natural paradise is home to a rich fauna, including turtles and seals. The spectacular caves of Melissani and Drogarati or the picturesque villages of Fiscardo and Asos are just some of the island's attractions.

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