Geneva, Switzerland – November 2, 2023 — MSC Cruises is offering a variety of carefully crafted itineraries around the globe for guests looking to plan summer 2024 travel. Whether the perfect vacation entails relaxing beachside in the Caribbean, hiking through Greece, or visiting the Norwegian Fjords, the cruise line’s summer schedule offers something for everyone.
The unique destinations are only half of the fun. Throughout the sailings, guests will also enjoy the experiences onboard MSC Cruises’ ships, including world-class entertainment, incredible culinary options, and family-friendly activity spaces.
THE PERFECT BEACH GETAWAY
Recognized for white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, the Caribbean will immerse guests in their beach vacation with live music, friendly locals and stunning views.
Guests can discover the world-famous Dunn’s River Falls and Cool Blue Hole in Ocho Rios, Jamaica, explore the lush tropical forest surrounding the Cayman Crystal Caves in George Town, Cayman Islands, and enjoy the peace and quiet of Cable Beach in Nassau, Bahamas. For a unique day in the sun, guests can visit MSC Cruise’s private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve, to snorkel, paddleboard, or lay out with a book.
MSC Cruises offers a wide range of itineraries to these destinations and more on ships including MSC Magnifica, MSC Meraviglia, MSC Seascape, and MSC Seashore. Click here to learn more.
THE ULTIMATE RELAXING HOLIDAY
If unwinding on a rejuvenating getaway is in order, look no further than MSC Cruises’ sailings to the beautiful Eastern Mediterranean and serene Greek islands. Renowned for pristine beaches, impressive sea views, and photo-worthy sunrises and sunsets, there’s an abundance of destinations to discover with a blend of serenity and adventure.
Enjoy Santorini, Greece, famous for its stunning whitewashed buildings and blue-domed churches, or step into the laid-back atmosphere of Mykonos, Greece, with beach club vibes and sun-drenched cobblestoned streets. Stroll around Brindisi, Italy and stop in an old town square for a local cocktail or find a secluded beach nearby Split, Croatia.
MSC Cruises offers a wide range of itineraries to these destinations and more on ships including MSC Divina, MSC Lirica, MSC Opera and MSC Sinfonia. Click here to learn more.
THE SUMMER ADVENTURE
Offering stunning rugged landscapes and once-in-a-lifetime experiences, Iceland and Greenland provide guests with an active and adventure-filled visit like no other.
Indulge in a whale watching tour and get up close and personal with humpback whales during the prime viewing season in Nuuk, Greenland, enjoy a hike through one of the many scenic trails in Qaqortoq, Greenland, or a take a leisurely walk around the picturesque Qaqortoq Lake. Venture to the top of the iconic Hallgrimskirkja Church for stunning 360-degree views of Reykjavik, Iceland, and explore the Lake Mývatn & Goðafoss Waterfall on a guided trip from Akureyri, Iceland.
MSC Cruises offers a range of itineraries to Greenland and Iceland on board MSC Poesia and MSC Preziosa. Click here to learn more.
THE FOODIE’S PARADISE
Food lovers seeking destinations steeped in culture and culinary delights can indulge in MSC Cruises’ Western Mediterranean itineraries. Ports in iconic Italian, Spanish and French towns offer foodies the chance to explore some of the world’s most cherished culinary traditions.
Venture to the birthplace of pizza, Naples, Italy, and enjoy a freshly made margherita along the Western Coast before enjoying a Sicilian cannoli in Palermo, Sicily. Visit the city of Valencia, Spain to learn how to make its signature paella dish and enjoy a glass of red wine along the French Riviera in Cannes, France.
Discover the culinary delights of the Mediterranean on board MSC World Europa, MSC Seaside and MSC Seaview. Click here to learn more.
THE PICTURE-PERFECT VIEW
If stunning views are on the summer bucket list, revel in an awe-inspiring visit to the Norwegian Fjords. Known for lush landscapes and scenic surroundings, picture-perfect moments are waiting to be captured.
Soak in the stunning sights of the heritage fjords with stops in the picturesque areas of Hellesylt/Geiranger and Flaam, Norway surrounded by vibrant natural beauty and majestic landscapes. Uncover the town of Nordfjordeid, Norway, located between the largest mainland glacier in Europe and Norway's coast. The Nordfjord is the sixth longest fjord in Norway, surrounded by lush green mountains and open farmland.
Witness the natural beauty of the Norwegian Fjords with summer itineraries on board MSC Euribia. Click here to learn more.
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About MSC Cruises
MSC Cruises is the world’s third largest cruise brand as well as the market leader in Europe, South America, the Gulf region and Southern Africa. It is also the fastest growing global cruise brand with a strong presence in the Caribbean, North America and the Far East markets.
Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, MSC Cruises is one of the two brands that sit within the Cruise Division of MSC Group, the world’s leading and privately held shipping and logistics conglomerate with over 300 years of maritime heritage. MSC Cruises – the contemporary brand - has a modern fleet of 22 vessels combined with a sizeable future global investment portfolio of new vessels, terminals and other assets. The fleet is projected to grow to 23 cruise ships by 2025, with options for six more vessel orders in place through 2030.
MSC Cruises offers its guests an enriching, immersive and safe cruise experience inspired by the Company’s European heritage, where they can enjoy international dining, world-class entertainment, award-winning family programs, and the very latest user-friendly technology on board. To learn more about MSC Cruises’ itineraries and experience on board its ships, click here.
The line’s number one priority has always been the health and safety of its guests and crew, as well as the communities at the destinations its ships serve. In August 2020, MSC Cruises implemented a new comprehensive and robust health and safety protocol to become the first major line to return to sea. To learn more about MSC Cruises’ health & safety protocol, click here.
MSC Cruises has long been committed to environmental stewardship, with a long-term goal to achieve net zero emissions for its operations by 2050. The Company is also a significant investor in next-generation environmental marine technologies, with the objective to support their accelerated development and availability industry-wide. To learn more about the Company’s environmental commitment, click here.
Finally, to learn more about the MSC Foundation, MSC Group’s own vehicle to lead, focus and advance its conservation, humanitarian and cultural commitments, click here.