The oldest ship in the MSC fleet, the Mistral-class Armonia dates back to 2001. Following a 2014 refurbishment, it can now hold up to 1,566 passengers and 760 crew. This is a child-friendly ship, and its summer Mediterranean routes are particularly popular with families and international clientele.
Mediterranean ports include Venice, Kotor and Barcelona, while ports on the Atlantic ocean include Recife, Las Palmas and Rio de Janeiro. Shore excursion highlights include tours of Barcelona’s world famous architecture by Antoni Gaudí, with stops at the Sagrada Familia and Park Güell.
There are 976 cabins on Armonia, including 337 oceanview cabins. All cabins are equipped with air conditioning, spacious closets, bathrooms with showers, internet access, TVs, minibars and safes. The 130 suites have private balconies and bathtub.s There are several interconnecting cabins and suites, ideal for large family groups.
Armonia is notable for its welcoming attitude to families. There are plenty of kids' clubs, and MSC's partnerships with companies, like Lego, mean that the childcare centers are extremely well-equipped. Dining options onboard the Armonia celebrate MSC's Italian heritage. Delicious Italian cuisine, including favorites like pizza, pasta and gelato, is available at the buffets and restaurants.
A theater offers performances each night, with dance extravaganzas and big production shows to cater to the multilingual clientele. There are two pools, one for families and the other for adults, as well as a mini-golf course and a multi-purpose court with basketball hoops. The Aurea Spa has its own adults-only sun deck, and customers can enjoy massages while relaxing on a sun lounger. MSC Armonia allows adults and children to thoroughly enjoy cruising, with exciting options for everyone.