MSC Cruises announces updates to 2022-2023 winter deployment of 3 ships (Virtuosa, Preziosa, Bellissima)

   August 23, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

MSC Cruises announced an update to its Winter 2022-2023 program as follows:

MSC Virtuosa is due to replace MSC Preziosa in Northern Europe, offering the scheduled ‘Northern Pearl’ sailings - a new winter itinerary in 2021. The 7-night voyages call at the port of Hamburg (Germany), Zeebrugge for Bruges and Brussels (Belgium), Rotterdam (the Netherlands), Le Havre for Paris (France), and Southampton for London UK.

MSC Preziosa is due to be based in Santos (Sao Paulo, Brazil) offering a range of mini cruises and 7-night trips that feature Uruguay and Argentina along with voyages calling at Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) for New Year and Carnival in February. The ship’s local season ends with a 22-night Grand Voyage out of Santos and Rio to Northern Europe for Summer 2023.

MSC Bellissima cruise ship

MSC Bellissima is due to replace her sistership Virtuosa in the Mediterranean, where she is scheduled to sail the planned 7-night cruises calling at the Italian ports of Genoa (Milan), La Spezia, and Naples, then Palma de Mallorca and Barcelona (Spain), and Marseille (France).