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MSC Europe - Eastern Mediterranean Cruise Reviews
Cruiser Rating
3.3
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612 reviews
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Really, 3* is a bit generous IMHO.
"Our 10th cruise in c 20 years. Cruise Points- MSC Fantasia, Eastern Mediterranean Fly-Cruise. March 16. If you like P&O you probably will not like MSC. MSC is much more International/European though English is..."Read More
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Long John Saliva

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

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Better planning, bettter details and this would be our best yet.

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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mervous

6-10 Cruises

Age 60s

The ship was due to sail from Venice and we were advised that due to the weather, it was now leaving from Trieste but we needed to check in at Venice at usual from 11am. Of course, the weather is not their fault. We arrived early at 10:30 and proceeded to check in, it was fairly fast, we had done it online and the staff were fast to label our cases and clear us to the departure lounge, at ...
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Sail Date: December 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

13 Helpful Votes


First Time on MSC

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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snowcat

10+ Cruises

I tend to write long reviews, so here it goes! My husband and I cruised on MSC on a 12 day itinerary RT Venice and the Mediterranean. We are seasoned cruisers, having cruised on Holland America, Carnival, Royal Caribbean, Celebrity and Princess, but we had not cruised with MSC before. We chose this particular cruise because of the itinerary which included an overnight in Haifa, Israel and ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

8 Helpful Votes


Party Ship

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Cranleigh Man

6-10 Cruises

Age 70s

This was our first cruise with M.S.C. cruises and we chose this cruise for the itinerary not the ship. Before we booked our cruise we looked on various websites for reviews on the Opera but there was not many, and what there was were not very good. The majority of the passengers were from Italy as you would expect as this cruise line is Italian and sailing from Venice. If anyone is looking for a ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

1 Helpful Vote


Six months is a lifetime

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Dagenhamboy

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

We chose the Sinfonia for our November cruise as we'd had a brilliant experience on the same ship in May. Unfortunately, six months is a lifetime for this ship. Departing from Venice, the embarkation was chaotic, unlike the earlier easy and almost seamless experience in Genoa. Not enough staff and a shoving of Italians all trying to push past made the experience one to forget. The lifeboat ...
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Sail Date: November 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

8 Helpful Votes


Organised Chaos!

Review for MSC Musica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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DIROY

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

Chose this cruise for the itinerary as places we hadn't been before . Have cruised with other companies , Royal Caribbean, Celebrity , P & O previously. Lovely start to the holiday with 3 days in lake Garda prior to picking up the ship in Venice. Boarding at Venice a nightmare took over 2 1/2 hours all down to only having 3 security scanners working for over 3200 people , come on MSC sort ...
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Sail Date: October 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

10 Helpful Votes


Not Impressed

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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KL sailor

2-5 Cruises

Age 70s

This cruise started from Venice and started out badly - the embarkation process was a nightmare. It took us just over 2 and a half hours of standing around with little assistance from MSC personnel. The food was not great either in our view - certainly in the main evening dining. It could have been better prepared, more spices and attention to the taste. I know the kitchens cook for 2000+ ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

5 Helpful Votes


Not up to par with other cruise lines

Review for MSC Magnifica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Jim met

10+ Cruises

Age 60s

Food in the main dinning room was good some nights and bad others, lobster was available one night for an addition $24 and was very small. And salads are not offered as one of the courses. Drink packages are very expensive, you need at least 19 drinks to break even. Buffet for breakfast was limited, no omelets. Nightly shows were only 1/2 hour long and limited to mostly the same ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Vancouver

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

2 Helpful Votes


Disappointing

Review for MSC Opera to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Besswest

6-10 Cruises

Age 50s

We felt there was a lot of waiting in lines. But the guests were very rude, arrogant & pushy. And people invade your space. Waiting for a shuttle bus, for approx 200 people and only one arrived a fight broke out. There needs to be more organisation. There is hardly any waiting staff around the pool & go to the bar you would die of thirst waiting to be served. The ship is clean, but in parts ...
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Sail Date: September 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Balcony Stateroom

4 Helpful Votes


Lovely Staff, Average buffet dining, manic port schedule if you have kids.....

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Bleugh

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

MSC were well priced and fitted in with the area we wanted to visit at the times we wanted to visit. The destinations were all fantastic and, without young children, this cruise would have been good... Problem is.....the kids club timetables aren't really co-operative with the already limited time on the destinations... IF YOU HAVE CHILDREN, AND WANT TO USE THE KIDS CLUB, ENSURE YOU BOOK ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: St. Barts

Cabin Type: Oceanview Stateroom

Traveled with children

1 Helpful Vote


Just okay

Review for MSC Sinfonia to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Kballer

2-5 Cruises

Age 40s

Our cruise on MSC’s Sinfonia was our 5th cruise. We have previously cruised with Royal Caribbean, Norwegian, and MSC. Our cruise last summer on MSC’s Musica was the reason we booked with MSC again. We are not picky and we had a great vacation on Sinfonia but it is definitely our least favorite of the cruises we have been on. The main reason was the food. The quality of the food was very good, ...
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Sail Date: August 2019

Departure Port: Rostock (Warnemunde)

Cabin Type: Interior Stateroom

Traveled with children

6 Helpful Votes


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