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 Welcome to MSC Cruises

MSC Cruises has been exploring the high seas for more than 300 years. The Aponte family has remained dedicated to navigating the oceans and in 1970 founded the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC). To expand their love of the sea even further, MSC Cruises launched in 1988 and has become one of the world's fastest growing cruise companies, with a fleet of 16 ships.

MSC offers a choice of itineraries of more than 1,000 routes around the world. This Italian line features natural stone and marble predominantly sourced from Italy for elegantly-designed interiors. Feel luxurious as you come aboard and view the gold-leaf mosaics while experiencing the glittery shine of Swarovski crystal staircases. Enjoy more balcony staterooms and an eco-friendly environment on all ships.

With over 11 million travelers having already cruised onboard, it's now your time to experience the affordable luxury of MSC Cruises.

Featured Ships

MSC Meraviglia

  • Built: 2017
  • Passengers: 4,488
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Meraviglia is the first built of the Meraviglia Class vessels and is the sister ship to MSC Bellissima due to sail in 2019. She is packed with extraordinary features that offer the perfect experience at sea in every season. On board you can enjoy exquisite, authentic dining options and World-class entertainment with new panoramic areas, an innovative ocean-view aft lounge, a two-deck "inside promenade" with a 5,000+ sq.ft. LED dome and a spectacular amusement area connected to an outdoor water park. She's utter perfection! Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Seaside

  • Built: 2017
  • Passengers: 4,500
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Seaside is the first built among the "Seaside Project" and is the sister ship to MSC Seaview. These ships are unique as they blend the indoor and outdoor areas to connect you with the sea like never before. Circling the ship as low as Deck 8 is a unique seafront promenade lined with places to eat, drink, shop, swim and sunbathe. You may also enjoy more superb views from the two-deck glass-walled atrium and panoramic elevators. These ships are in a class all their own. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Divina

  • Built: 2012 - Refurbished: 2017
  • Passengers: 4,345
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Divina is the third built of the Fantasia Class and is the sister ship to Fantasia, Preziosa and Splendida. She is a ship built with timeless elegance and modern comfort. Inspired by the divine award-winning actress Sophia Loren,  MSC Divina brings you all the elegance and glamour of the golden age. Experience every modern comfort available along with a variety of sports, leisure facilities and a world-class entertainment mecca, including kids and teen clubs. The onboard experience is truly incredible! Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Fantasia

  • Built: 2008
  • Passengers: 4,363
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Fantasia is the first built of the Fantasia Class and is the sister ship to Divina, Preziosa and Splendida. She launched an entirely new vision and became the cruise ship that provided guests with the most authentic Mediterranean experience at sea. Like every great city, MSC Fantasia offers worlds within a world for the entire family. There’s always more to discover as you make your way around the world on MSC Fantasia! Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Poesia

  • Built: 2008 - Refurbished: 2018
  • Passengers: 3,223
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Poesia is the third built of the Musica Class and is the sister ship to Magnifica, Musica and Orchestra. She is their poem to the beauty of the seas. She's an innovative ecological cruise ship that that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you’ll enter a refined world of comfort, created to surprise and delight all your senses. Whether a family vacation, luxury retreat or romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Orchestra

  • Built: 2007 - Refurbished: 2018
  • Passengers: 3,223
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Orchestra is the second built of the Musica Class and is the sister ship to Magnifica, Musica and Poesia. Every element onboard is combined to perfection. She literally makes you the conductor of your dream cruise with her stunning elegance. Whatever your age and travel desires, you can be sure they’ll come true for you, your friends and family on a cruise like no other on MSC Orchestra. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Opera

  • Built: 2004 - Refurbished: 2015
  • Passengers: 2,150
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Opera is the last built of the Lirica Class and is the sister ship to Armonia, Lirica and Sinfonia. Even before MSC Opera sets sail, stepping on board is like embarking on a voyage of discovery. With its impressive array of updated features and facilities, the ship is now even better equipped to satisfy every need. There’s a world of new experiences to discover on board, day after day, moment after moment. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.

MSC Lirica

  • Built: 2003 - Refurbished: 2015
  • Passengers: 1,984
  • Best For: Family with Kids, Family with Teens, Gourmet Food & Wine, Affordable Luxury, Honeymoon, Wedding, Adults

MSC Lirica is the third built of the Lirica Class and is the sister ship to Armonia, Opera and Sinfonia.  She brings you a distinctive cruise experience along classic lines, centered on elegance, comfort and hospitality in the finest traditions of MSC Cruises’ Mediterranean way of life. Experiencing something new to savor every moment aboard. An atmosphere of relaxed spaciousness pervades, with magnificent internal vistas from the foyer and unobstructed ocean views from the lounges’ floor-to-ceiling picture windows. Click here for current itineraries and fares onboard MSC Cruises, simply narrow your search using the checkboxes in the left column.