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MSC Splendida
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MSC Splendida
Ranked #1 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
64% Loved It
  • Line's Italian heritage reflected in cuisine
  • 80 percent of cabins have private balconies
  • Lively passengers hail mostly from Europe
  • Launched: July 2009; Passengers: 3,274
MSC Preziosa
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MSC Preziosa
Ranked #2 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
61% Loved It
  • Lively, cosmopolitan atmosphere and Mediterranean style
  • Family-friendly with free kids fares and water play areas
  • Good choice for budget-conscious cruisers
  • Launched: 2013; Passengers: 3,502
MSC Divina
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MSC Divina
Ranked #3 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
61% Loved It
  • Beautiful public spaces with a stunning atrium
  • Gorgeous infinity pool has spectacular views
  • Exclusive Yacht Club space
  • Launched: 2012; Passengers: 3,502
MSC Lirica
MSC Lirica
Ranked #4 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
58% Loved It
  • Marketed to North Americans as well as Europeans
  • MSC's first-ever new-build
  • Offers a nice variety of Caribbean sailings
  • Launched: 2003; Passengers: 1,445
MSC Fantasia
MSC Fantasia
Ranked #5 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
58% Loved It
  • 75 percent of cabins have private balconies
  • International pax mix makes for festive ambience
  • Has one of Europe's best ship-within-a-ship concepts
  • Launched: Spring 2008; Passengers: 3,274
MSC Magnifica
MSC Magnifica
Ranked #6 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
56% Loved It
  • Kids younger than 18 always sail free
  • Great spa includes thermal suite and smoothie bar
  • Sails from Europe, Brazil, U.K.
  • Launched: 2010; Passengers: 2,518
MSC Armonia
MSC Armonia
Ranked #7 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
55% Loved It
  • Contemporary design yet intimately mid-sized
  • Primarily geared to Europeans
  • Evening spectaculars in the LeFenice theater
  • Launched: 2001; Passengers: 1,566
MSC Sinfonia
MSC Sinfonia
Ranked #8 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
53% Loved It
  • Intimate, mid-sized ship
  • Primarily geared to Europeans
  • Night owls can howl at the hip Pasha Club
  • Launched: 2002; Passengers: 1,566
MSC Poesia
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MSC Poesia
Ranked #9 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
51% Loved It
  • Large international passenger mix
  • Elegant decor that evokes a boutique hotel
  • Stellar entertainment, from acrobats to singers
  • Launched: 2008; Passengers: 2,550
MSC Orchestra
MSC Orchestra
Ranked #10 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
49% Loved It
  • Captivating port-intensive itineraries
  • Wine Bar has a terrific antipasto
  • Supersized pool-side movie screen
  • Launched: 2007; Passengers: 2,550
MSC Opera
MSC Opera
Ranked #11 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
47% Loved It
  • A truly international experience
  • Poolside line dancing is a hoot
  • Dining rooms feature traditional seating
  • Launched: 2004; Passengers: 1,756
MSC Musica
MSC Musica
Ranked #12 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
45% Loved It
  • Internal passenger mix = fun time
  • L'Enoteca Wine Bar offers terrific antipasto
  • Supersized pool-side movie screen
  • Launched: 2006; Passengers: 2,550
MSC Seaside
MSC Seaside
Ranked #13 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
0% Loved It
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  • First of the line's new Seaside Class vessels
  • Miami-based year-round
  • Outdoor promenade with shops, bars and restaurants
  • Launched: November 2017; Passengers: 4,140
MSC Meraviglia
MSC Meraviglia
Ranked #14 of 14 MSC Cruises Ships
0% Loved It
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  • Launched: 2017; Passengers: 4,500
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MSC Cruises Member Reviews

55% Loved It

We'd previously been on cruises with Royal Caribbean, Carnival and Holland America so we're not brand loyal and we'd like to think we've ... Read more

by bridgetjonesni
This was our first cruise. We were a family group of 5 comprising my husband, 2 teenage daughters and my mum who is 70. This cruise was fantastic. I ... Read more
by Ddullard
My wife and I are regular cruiser and booked this cruise to experience a new style very large ship. On arrival at Genoa check-in was chaotic but ... Read more
by mayhew@talk21.com
The food was HORRIBLE! There are no fresh omelets in the morning all the eggs are COLD! The pasta was RAW! It tasted like raw flour. All the meat in ... Read more
by elidadr
Before MSC Opera I was on MSC Fantasia which is a bigger (and better) ship. Overall impresion is great! Itineraries are great, time spent on shore ... Read more
by EMYBgd
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