Launched in 2004, MSC Opera is a Lirica-class ship accommodating over 2,600 passengers, with a crew of approximately 700. MSC Opera has an abundance of amenities for both excitement and relaxation, therefore it appeals to everyone from families with small children, to couples and seniors.
Itineraries encompass incredible destinations throughout the Caribbean and Europe. A typical seven-night Mediterranean cruise stops in Naples, Genoa, Marseille, Menorca, Sardinia and Malta. Shore excursion highlights include tours of the 16th-century Palazzo Principe in Genoa, cycling trips through Marseille’s historic city centre, guided walking tours of Pompeii and wine tasting near the Maltese capital of Valletta.
MSC cruises are renowned for entertainment options and the Opera boasts Broadway-style shows, a disco, swimming pools, tennis, basketball and mini-golf. While children enjoy the Juniors Club Lego Play Area, adults can take advantage of the onboard casino or relax in the award-winning MSC Aurea Spa, with a thalassotherapy room, a Turkish bath and solarium.
There are four restaurants, including the stylish L'Approdo and La Caravella. All meals onboard include midnight snacks and buffets.
Cabins are available with balconies or ocean views. The spacious en-suite accommodation comes with a double bed that can be converted into two single beds on request. Air conditioning, large wardrobes, bathrooms with bathtubs, TVs, telephones, wireless internet access, mini bars and safes are also included. The well-planned programme of activities and array of accommodation options make a trip on MSC Opera suitable for all ages and tastes.