MSC Cruises has announced details on its summer 2022 cruising program in the Caribbean, Mediterranean, and Northern Europe. From April to November 2022, 19 ships will offer a wide range of itineraries to choose from.
Sailing out of Miami and Port Canaveral, two ships will spend the season sailing around the sunny Caribbean, calling at a variety of ports including MSC’s private Bahamian island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve.
The line’s flagship, MSC Seashore, will homeport in Miami and offer alternating eastern and western Caribbean cruises, including calls at Ocean Cay.
MSC Divina will homeport in Port Canaveral, sailing to Ocean Cay and Nassau with three and four-night cruises — and Ocean Cay and Mexico with seven-night cruises. Divina will also offer a 12-night cruise at the start of the season, setting sail from Miami and visiting Jamaica, Aruba, Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, Honduras, and Ocean Cay before concluding at Port Canaveral.
MSC Seaside will offer departures on Saturdays from Genoa to Rome, Palermo, Cagliari, Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, and Marseille. MSC Splendida will also depart Genoa on Saturdays, calling in Marseille, Barcelona, Ibiza, Naples, and Livorno.
MSC Seaview will depart Genoa each Sunday, offering the hugely popular itinerary to Naples, Messina, Valletta, Barcelona, and Marseille. Also on Sundays, MSC Fantasia will offer cruises from Genoa to Marseille, Barcelona, La Goulette, Palermo, and Rome.
MSC Meraviglia will depart from Barcelona on Saturdays, offering an itinerary to Cannes, Genoa, La Spezia, Rome, and Palma de Mallorca.
MSC Musica will sail from Venice on Saturdays to Bari, Santorini, Chania, Corfu, and Dubrovnik. On Sundays, MSC Armonia will sail from Venice to Brindisi, Mykonos, Piraeus, Corfu, and Kotor. MSC Lirica will depart Venice with voyages to Split, Santorini, Mykonos, Dubrovnik, and Ancona.
MSC Sinfonia will depart Saturdays from Venice, calling at Kotor, Mykonos, Santorini, and Bari. MSC Opera will homeport in Trieste, sailing on Saturdays to Bari, Corfu, Kotor, Dubrovnik, and Split.
Booking is now open for MSC Musica, Lirica, and Sinfonia, which MSC Armonia and Opera sailings will open for booking soon.
MSC Grandiosa will spend her first season in Northern Europe, offering two alternative itineraries every other week from Kiel on Saturdays and Copenhagen on Sundays (seven night cruises to the Baltic capitals and seven-night cruises to the fjords). MSC Preziosa will also offer two alternating itineraries from Kiel on Sundays to the Baltic capitals or fjords.
MSC Poesia will homeport in Warnemuende, offering seven to 21-night voyages visiting the Baltic capitals, fjords, and Greenland. MSC Orchestra will offer mixed cruises from 10 to 14 nights from Hamburg to Iceland, Ireland, North Cape, and Spitzbergen.
MSC Magnifica will be based in Southampton, offering two to 14-night cruises to a range of destinations including the Baltic capitals, fjords, Mediterranean Sea, and Canary Islands.
These voyages will be available to book soon.
Long Cruises in Fall 2022
A handpicked selection of longer cruises in the Mediterranean will be available in fall 2022 from Genoa. They will be available to book in the coming months.
MSC Splendida will offer nine-nights from the Mediterranean to the Atlantic Ocean — Genoa, Malaga, Casablanca, Lisbon, Barcelona, and Marseille. MSC Poesia offers 11-nights from Genoa to the Canary Islands, Madeira, and Casablanca.
MSC Orchestra offers a new 11-night itinerary from Genoa to Greece and Turkey, returning to Istanbul with an extended stay in port.
MSC Lirica will offer four 11-night cruises from Genoa, calling in Rome, Limassol in Cyprus with an overnight stay in Haifa, allowing two days to visit the Holy Land: Bethlehem, Nazareth, and Jerusalem, calling on Crete and Olympia on the way back.
MSC Cruises will deploy two ships in Asia for the first time in summer 2022: MSC Virtuosa and sister-ship MSC Bellissima. Detailed itineraries in the region will be released at a later date.
Earlier this week, MSC also released its winter 2021-2022 schedule, with sailings in the Caribbean & Bahamas, Mediterranean, Middle East, South America, and South Africa.