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31 Europe MSC Sinfonia Europe Cruise Reviews


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agibbs

2 Reviews Written

6 Helpful Votes

Cruising with small children and infants

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We chose MSC cruises based on their "family friendly" policies and although the reviews weren't great we were willing to give it a go. I have previously cruised with many other lines, however these were all ...
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Sail Date November 2019


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Damaso67

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Not impressed by MSC. The worst food ever...

I chose this cruise because it was suggested by our travel agent in the USA. We truly regret not having read the reviews of this cruise ship before our trip. The ship is the oldest of the fleet. Common areas are ...
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Sail Date April 2019


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jonaloofu

1 Review Written

3 Helpful Votes

Lower your expectations to avoid being disappointed

MSC Sinfonia is one of the oldest ships MSC has on service. Is a small boat when compared to the others the company has. The ocean view cabin is quite small, and even worst than that, not all the cabins, under the ...
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Sail Date February 2019


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jazzybaz

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

MSC should have provided more transportation to the airport due to taxi strike

I liked the itinerary and it fit my timeline for my trip to Europe. The price was also very good. Disembarkation was a disaster due to a taxi strike and rain in Barcelona. MSC should have provided more ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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pugwash1

2 Reviews Written

1 Helpful Vote

Disappointed

Our experience on MSC Sinfonia first departure Genoa Dec 27 2018 and stayed on for the next cruise total 21 days I have done over 7 cruises now on Holland America, Princess, and Celestial. Asia, Panama, Europe, ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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SenoraBaker

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

First Cruise-Left a lot to be desired

This was our first cruise and we had no idea what to expect or what kinds of things were abnormal or normal for a cruise. Our travel agent, a good friend of mine, had never booked through MSC and could only give us ...
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Sail Date January 2019


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angela02

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Would never travel with MSC again!!

We chose the Cruise due to its destinations. Embarkation was very smooth but as soon as we got on board, there were the staff, very friendly, waiting to sell you things..the friendliness, I'm afraid only really came ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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alpaine

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

Disappointing first cruise experience

This was our family's first ever cruise. We choose this particular one because of affordability and itinerary, I particularly wanted to visit Venice, Santorini and Mykonos. We were two parents and two teenage boys. ...
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Sail Date August 2018


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bberksoy

1 Review Written

4 Helpful Votes

Avoid Sinfonia

As a couple we have been on MSC Divina and Preziosa on Western Mediterranean. We expected similar experience on Sinfonia; however, it was not the case at all. 1) Embarkation was extremely tiring in Venice. Very ...
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Sail Date June 2018


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Taylor-howell

2 Reviews Written

The trip that was a Disaster from start to finish

We chose this cruise because it was one of the destinations we hadn't been to plus we always go away at christmas and my birthday being on the 27th. The embarkation and the disembarkation was very well organised.The ...
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Sail Date August 2017


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Moorhoue

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Sub Standard Travel

I was disappointed that we had to do two Greek islands in one day. Nobody wants to see Mykonos only at night. We had to little time in Santorini and could barely make it up and down in time. The fact that it took ...
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Sail Date September 2017


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Rien B

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Misleading info; ticketing queues, watch out for tips-policy

Never make a cruise trip in July or August. No resting place on the deck where the pool is located. One chair against the other, few centimeters between them. You have to wait in long queues for ordering an ...
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Sail Date September 2016


DanGro avatar

DanGro

1 Review Written

7 Helpful Votes

Not what we expected at all!!!!

We booked this cruise to see parts of Greece and Croatia. The first night on board we were advised that we, and it seemed most of the cruise guests, were under the wrong impression of our stay at the Greek islands. ...
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Sail Date July 2017


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bob,london

1 Review Written

18 Helpful Votes

What a nightmare

this was my second trip with msc,leaving from venice,going to split/Croatia,then down to santarini,mykonos,back up to Dubrovnik,then anatola. just to get to the ship in venice,was a route march in 28 degree ...
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Sail Date June 2017


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checkgirl

4 Reviews Written

12 Helpful Votes

MSC missed the mark

We chose this cruise because we really wanted to see Croatia. The ports were the highlight of this cruise. The food was average, the service was poor, and the ship could use some updating. That being said, the cabin ...
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Sail Date May 2017


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JSVG

1 Review Written

9 Helpful Votes

MSC Sinfonia not the best

To start the rooms was very little compare to other cruises. You barely have space to put luggage, and my 2 children's and others.... And yes it was 4 person in room and i upgraded the room. Travel agents just sell ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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Petruspavlov

1 Review Written

24 Helpful Votes

MSC Sinfonia Mediterranean Sea 2016

7 days cruise MSC (Sinfonia), Venice-Split-Santorini-Mykonos-Dubrovnik-Ancona. Departure 2016/07/23 and arrival 2016/07/30. Previous cruise experience with RCCL, 7 days in Caribbean 2008 (Freedom of the seas) and ...
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Sail Date July 2016


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wa-ray

3 Reviews Written

52 Helpful Votes

For us it was a fail!

This is really the first comprehensive review I have ever written about anything so forgive me if it’s not in the right format or long winded, instead of just saying something was good or bad I’ll also try to ...
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Sail Date June 2016


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daonyx

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

MSC Sinfonia 3 Night Cruise out of Genoa

I have been on many cruises over the years with many different cruise lines and never felt the need to review any of them as they all tend to be pretty similar but I really felt I should review MSC as the experience ...
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Sail Date April 2014


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thepurpleprobe

3 Reviews Written

22 Helpful Votes

MSC Sinfonia First and Last

This was our honeymoon and picked for the destinations, what appeared to be quality for money, Italian owned ship MSC Sinfonia(hoping for great food) and minimal flight times to embarkation. Above all sound good, ...
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Sail Date October 2009


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Nhojadn

1 Review Written

8 Helpful Votes

Not so good Sinfonia

I will start by giving the positives. We had a balcony cabin which was quite adequate and kept clean by a lovely young man who did an excellant job. After the first night when the food and service was particularly ...
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Sail Date May 2018


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annickjanedenisewest

1 Review Written

This is the worst cruise I have ever done.

I chose this cruise because I had travelled on MSC Armonia to the Carribean in February 2018 and it was excellent in all areas. The cruise on MSC Sinfonia to the Mediterranean was terrible. I waited for one hour at ...
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Sail Date December 2018


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Hirenne

1 Review Written

6 Helpful Votes

Disappointing - Mykonos cancelled!

We have just came back from this cruise and I must say the experience there was really disappointing. -MYKONOS STOP CANCELLED: Mykonos stop was last minute cancelled because “engine” issues. Apparently ...
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Sail Date July 2018


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slowhandjimi

1 Review Written

2 Helpful Votes

Poor service and mediocre food

I will not cruise with this line or ship again the staff were rude as was the service in general, the food was not good and the entertainment was even worse, there were only three staff members that were worthy of ...
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Sail Date October 2019


Agof avatar

Agof

1 Review Written

1 Helpful Vote

Bad cruise schedule and service

I have chosen the cruise by mistake. If you are interested in the short Mediterranean cruise from Venice select the Norwegian. MSC cruise was very badly scheduled - we had almost no time in Myconas, few hours in ...
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Sail Date September 2019


MSC Sinfonia Ratings

CategoryEditorMember
Cabins3.04.1
Dining4.03.8
Entertainment3.03.9
Public Rooms4.03.9
Fitness Recreation4.03.8
Family4.04
Enrichment1.03.7
Service4.03.9
Value For Money4.03.8
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