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Rome (Civitavecchia) Cruise Reviews

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MSC Lirica

Review for MSC Lirica to Mediterranean

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cabylsma
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

Our cruise on MSC Lirica was most enjoyable. We chose the itinerary because most of the places we had not visited before. It is a beautiful ship, so clean and well kept. The nightly shows were great and always different, the musicians and dancers were extremely talented. The food was good and lots of choice. Keep in mind that it is an Italian line and therefore a lot of Europeans on board, not ...
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Sail Date: September 2013


Fine ship but that's where it ends

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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Mickey Denbo
2-5 Cruises • Age 60s

We flew to Rome to embark and the embarkation process was very efficient. We soon made our way to our suite on the top deck and found the suite and the ship in general to be very clean and well presented. She's a mid sized ship which is just what we prefer. There are the usual amenities (gym, sauna etc) but we don't use them. First stop was to the buffet while we waited for our luggage. There are ...
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Sail Date: July 2013


Lirica -- Mixed Experience

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Black Sea

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Stargazer1937
6-10 Cruises • Age 80s

We boarded the Lirica at Civitavecchia to cruise to Istanbul, Yalta, Odessa, Athens, Sorrento (Capri), and Genoa. MSC traces its history to cargo shipping, and care of the ship is tops -- constant cleaning, polishing, painting, crew training on a regular basis, arrival always on time, and the ship is well and tastefully furnished. The ship was very smooth and quiet. It has good facilities for ...
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Sail Date: April 2013


Very bad experience

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Eastern Mediterranean

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LTRX
10+ Cruises • Age 70s

This is our second [AND LAST!!!] cruise with MSC, but we have taken over 3 dozen cruises, all told. First let's start with your review of the ship: nothing is prepared at tableside-not risotto, nothing. Their only claim to fame, is the pasta made for lunch outside every day. But I digress: let's start with the children. We were told [by staff] that kids are free and they were everywhere. Usually ...
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Sail Date: September 2010


Bad Food, Bad Service, Not Relaxing

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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kiwipika
First Time Cruiser • Age 40s

The most important thing on a cruise ship should be food, drinks, service and cleanliness. Ok Ill give them the cleanliness. The room was cleaned after breakfast, mid-day and sometimes in the evening. The room and ship were very clean. Now for an Italian cruise line you would expect for the pizza and the pasta to be decent. But no! It probably was one of the worst things they offered. The food ...
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Sail Date: July 2010


Somewhat Better than Expected

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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stujake
First Time Cruiser • Age 80s

We chose this cruise for several reasons: 1) The timing was perfect. 2) The ports were interesting for all ages and my wife and I had not been to any of the ports on our prior cruises. 3.) Children sharing a cabin with their parents were free. 4) We thought the variety of nationalities on the ship would be interesting for our children and grandchildren. As it turned out, we were correct in our ...
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Sail Date: June 2010

Traveled with children


Lots o fun

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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Textraveler13
First Time Cruiser • Age 60s

My family took the MSC Lirica on a 7 day cruise from Civitavecchia (Rome) to Genoa, Marseilles, Valencia, Tangier and Malaga that departed October 24, 2008. We are from Texas and our travels included our 17 year old son. I have taken two other cruises, the Windsurf out of Barbados in 1999 and the Carnival Triumph from Miami two weeks after 9/11/01. My wife has taken a Norwegian and a Carnival ...
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Sail Date: October 2008

Traveled with children


MSC Lirica - Eastern Mediterranean

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GoGo Girl
First Time Cruiser • Age 50s

I would not recommend MSC Cruises to fellow Americans. If you want to cruise in the Mediterranean stick with a U.S. Cruise lines. Having just completed a horrible 7 night Mediterranean cruise onboard MSC Lirica, my husband and I couldn't wait to get off the ship. MSC Lirica does not live up to its'promise, but rather is a like a 2 star floating motel. Beware - MSC cruises are more like Ferry ...
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Sail Date: October 2007


MSC Lirica - Western Mediterranean

Review for MSC Lirica to Europe - Western Mediterranean

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wiselindag
First Time Cruiser • Age 70s

A friend and I booked this seven day cruise after examining many itineraries, prices and reviews. Since the reviews for MSC seemed mixed, I was particularly interested in how it would stack up with previous cruises. This was my 16th cruise, three of which have been in Europe. I typically cruise on either Royal Caribbean or Celebrity, but have also been on Princess, Norwegian and a couple of other ...
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Sail Date: October 2005


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