MSC Magnifica

MSC Magnifica current position

MSC Magnifica current location is at North West Atlantic Ocean (coordinates 24.78359 N / -79.74821 W) cruising at speed of 16 kn (30 km/h | 18 mph) en route to Key West. The AIS position was reported 14 minutes ago.

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Current itinerary of MSC Magnifica

MSC Magnifica current cruise is 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West. The itinerary starts on 01 Mar, 2024 and ends on 04 Mar, 2024.

Date / TimePort
01 Mar 17:00    Departing from Miami, Florida hotels
02 Mar 09:00 - 18:00    Key West, Florida
03 Mar 07:00 - 20:00    MSC Ocean Cay, Bahamas private island
04 Mar 07:00    Arriving in Miami, Florida hotels

Specifications of MSC Magnifica

Year of build2010  /  Age: 14
Flag state Panama
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMSC MUSICA (modified)
Building costUSD 550 million (2021 drydock reconstruction USD 140 million / EUR 125 million)
Engines (power)Wartsila (36 MW / 48277 hp)
Speed23 kn / 43 km/h / 26 mph
Length (LOA)294 m / 965 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage95128 gt
Passengers2506 - 3007
Crew1038
Passengers-to-space ratio32
Decks16
Cabins1253
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2021
Sister-shipsMSC Musica, MSC Orchestra, MSC Poesia
Christened bySophia Loren
OwnerMediterranean Shipping Company (MSC Group)
OperatorMSC Cruises

MSC Magnifica Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2024 Feb 26 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 01 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Mar 04 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 08 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 11 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 15 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Mar 18 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 22 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 25 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Mar 29 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Apr 01 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Apr 05 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Apr 08 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Apr 12 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Apr 15 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Apr 19 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Apr 22 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Apr 22 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Apr 26 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Apr 26 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 May 03 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 May 06 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 May 06 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 May 10 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 May 10 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 May 17 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 May 20 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 May 24 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 May 27 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 May 31 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Jun 03 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Jun 03 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Jun 07 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Jun 07 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Jun 14 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Jun 17 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Jun 21 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Jun 24 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Jun 24 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Jun 28 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Jun 28 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Jul 05 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Jul 08 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Jul 08 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Jul 12 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Jul 12 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Jul 19 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Jul 22 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Jul 26 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Jul 29 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Jul 29 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Aug 02 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Aug 02 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Aug 09 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Aug 12 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Aug 16 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Aug 19 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Aug 23 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Aug 26 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Aug 26 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Aug 30 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Aug 30 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Sep 06 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Sep 09 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Sep 13 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Sep 16 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Sep 20 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Sep 23 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Sep 23 11 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2024 Sep 27 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Sep 27 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Oct 04 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Oct 07 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Oct 11 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Oct 14 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Oct 18 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Oct 21 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Oct 21 11 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Oct 25 7 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Oct 25 10 days, round-trip Western Caribbean Miami
2024 Nov 01 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2024 Nov 04 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2024 Nov 04 27 days, one-way from Miami to Genoa Miami
2024 Nov 08 16 days, one-way from Miami to Lisbon Miami
2024 Nov 08 18 days, one-way from Miami to Alicante Miami
2024 Nov 08 19 days, one-way from Miami to Valencia Miami
2024 Nov 08 20 days, one-way from Miami to Barcelona Miami
2024 Nov 08 22 days, one-way from Miami to Civitavecchia-Rome Miami
2024 Nov 08 23 days, one-way from Miami to Genoa Miami
2024 Nov 24 6 days, one-way from Lisbon to Civitavecchia-Rome Lisbon
2024 Nov 26 4 days, one-way from Alicante to Civitavecchia-Rome Alicante
2024 Nov 27 4 days, one-way from Valencia to Genoa Valencia
2024 Nov 28 3 days, one-way from Barcelona to Genoa Barcelona
2024 Dec 22 1 day, one-way from Genoa to Marseille Genoa
2024 Dec 22 2 days, one-way from Genoa to Barcelona Genoa
2024 Dec 22 5 days, one-way from Genoa to Civitavecchia-Rome Genoa
2024 Dec 22 6 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2024 Dec 23 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille
2024 Dec 24 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona
2024 Dec 27 8 days, round-trip Mediterranean Civitavecchia-Rome
2024 Dec 28 8 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa
2024 Dec 30 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille
2024 Dec 31 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona
2025 Jan 04 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Civitavecchia-Rome
2025 Jan 05 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Genoa
2025 Jan 06 116 days, round-trip World Cruise Marseille
2025 May 19 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 May 23 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 May 26 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 May 30 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jun 02 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 Jun 06 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jun 09 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Jun 13 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jun 16 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 Jun 20 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jun 23 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Jun 27 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jun 30 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 Jul 04 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jul 07 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Jul 11 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jul 14 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 Jul 18 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jul 21 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Jul 25 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Jul 28 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Aug 01 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Aug 04 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Aug 08 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Aug 11 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Aug 15 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Aug 18 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Aug 22 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Aug 25 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 Aug 29 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Sep 01 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Sep 05 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Sep 08 4 days, round-trip Caribbean Bahamas Miami
2025 Sep 12 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Sep 15 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Sep 19 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Sep 22 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Sep 26 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Sep 29 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Oct 03 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Oct 06 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Oct 10 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Oct 13 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Oct 17 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Oct 20 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Oct 24 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2025 Oct 27 4 days, round-trip The Bahamas Miami
2025 Oct 31 3 days, round-trip The Bahamas Key West Miami
2026 Jan 04 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Civitavecchia-Rome
2026 Jan 05 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Genoa
2026 Jan 06 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Marseille
2026 Jan 07 118 days, round-trip World Cruise Barcelona

MSC Magnifica Review

Review of MSC Magnifica

The 2010-built MSC Magnifica cruise ship is the fourth and last of MSC Cruises' Musica-class liners, with sisterships Orchestra, Poesia, Musica.

The vessel (IMO number 9387085) is currently Panama-flagged (MMSI 352594000) and registered in Colon.

History - construction and ownership

MSC Cruises (MSC Crociere) is a passenger shipping company headquartered in Genoa and Naples. It was established in 1960. Today, MSC Crociere is a subsidiary of MSC (Mediterranean Shipping Company) - the world's 2nd largest containership company. MSC Crociere is the world's largest privately-owned cruise company.

By annual passenger shipping volumes, MSC is ranked the world's 3rd largest cruise shipowner - following only Carnival Corporation and RCG-Royal Caribbean Group.

MSC Magnifica cruise ship

The 2500-passenger ship MSC Magnifica sailed for the first time in March 2010 with a series of Mediterranean voyages. Magnifica is the first MSC cruise ship to cross the Atlantic Ocean to New York, a fact that is quite unusual for a European company.

Decks and Cabins

MSC Magnifica staterooms (1774 total, in 8 grades) include 52 Suites, 779 Balconies, 173 Oceanviews, 249 Inside. Most staterooms are sized 130-190 ft2 / 13-18 m2. Most cabin balconies are sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2. The largest are the Balcony Suites (235 ft2 / 22 m2 plus 100 ft2 / 10 m2 terrace).

The boat has 16 decks, of which 13 are passenger-accessible and 8 with cabins.

MSC Magnifica decks are named after famous Italian Riviera port towns.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

Two formal restaurants onboard MSC Magnifica serve Mediterranean and Italian cuisine in traditional assigned seatings. Two buffet restaurants, which seem like a single dining area during the day, with long-serving counters, provide casual dining for breakfast and lunch. The aft buffet restaurant is reserved at night for seated dining and features a steak-house menu and extra charge; the forward one serves pizza. The à la carte sushi and Asian speciality restaurants require reservations and carry an additional charge. Ship's room service is limited to a menu including cold sandwiches and Continental Breakfast. Midnight buffets vary, ranging from traditional shipboard gala affair to themed snack-type offerings.

MSC Magnifica cruise ship

Follows the complete list of MSC Magnifica restaurants and food bars.

  • L’Edera Restaurant (720-seat Dining Room, offers different Italian traditional meals and wines; open for Breakfast 7:00-9:30 a.m., Lunch 12:00-2:00 p.m., and Dinner with 2 fixed seatings at 7:00 and 9:30 p.m.; with 7-course dinner menu; also features vegan and vegetarian meals)
  • Quattro Venti Restaurant (714-seat Main Dining Room, with 2 fixed dinner seatings; dinner-only)
  • Oriental Plaza Restaurant (54-seat Asian speciality restaurant; open for Lunch and Dinner)
  • Sahara Cafeteria Restaurant (472-seat, self-service buffet; offers Afternoon and occasional midnight buffet)
  • Onboard Pizzeria (inside Sahara, surcharge)
  • L’Oasi Restaurant (250-seat, inside Sahara, with Mediterranean cuisine, dinner only).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

MSC Magnifica ship provides endless entertainment and recreational options: a casino, 4D cinema, bowling, billiards, library, as well as a fitness centre, three pools and eight jacuzzis, plus sauna and solarium. One of the swimming pools is ideal for winter swim under its retractable ‘Magrodome’ roof. Sports enthusiast can also play tennis, basketball, or just improve jogging. The Magnifica cruise ship is famous for her calmness; guests can try the Spa salon and the Turkish bath, or pamper in the beauty salon or the massage rooms.

Additional amenities include complimentary 24-Hour Room-Service, Supervised Children Program, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry.

Follows the complete list of MSC Magnifica lounges, clubs and other entertainment venues for kids, teens and adults.

  • Magnifica Atrium (3-deck high central ship area with live entertainment)
  • Le Gocce Bar (142-seat Atrium Lobby; speciality coffee offered)
  • Cybercafe (Internet computers room)
  • Royal Theatre (1240-seat, 2-level; features grand-style show productions and classical concerts, with 2 shows per night - at 8:00 p.m. and 10:15 p.m.)
  • Tiger Lounge and Bar (439-seat lounge with full bar and dance floor; hosts shows, bingo, trivia quizzes, aerobic classes)
  • Purple Bar (45-seat cocktail bar)
  • Topazio Bar (220-seat piano bar)
  • Sequola Bar (45-seat); Ruby Bar (45-seat cocktail bar)
  • Atlantic City Casino (222-seat, smoking allowed area, own full bar)
  • Card Room (28-seat); Library (card and board games)
  • Cuba Lounge (32-seat smoking room with full bar)
  • L’Olimpiade Bar (120-seat sports bar)
  • L’Ametista Lounge and Bar (330-seat show lounge with full bar, karaoke, dance competitions, game shows, cooking demonstrations, occasional midnight buffets)
  • Duty-Free Shop; MSC Logo Shop; Accessories Shop; Le Parfum; L’Angolo dell’Oggetto; Bond Street Boutique; Rubino; Photo Gallery and Shop
  • Art gallery
  • MSC Magnifica Aurea Spa and Fitness (1160 m2 complex, with Sauna, Relaxation Room, Frigidarium, Treatment Rooms, Thalassotherapy hot tubs, 2 Whirlpools, Aerobics Studio/Yoga classes, Beauty Salon, Spa Bar)
  • Fitness (complimentary Gym, fitness classes at a surcharge)
  • Le Grand Bleu Pool (with 2 Whirlpools, tennis tables, served by La Conchiglia Bar)
  • T32 Disco and Nightclub (a 172-seat club with dance floor, bowling lanes; dance classes; during the day serves as a teen club)
  • Teen Club (13–17 aged lounge)
  • Children’s Playrooms (kids club area); Underwater World (kids playroom)
  • Video Games Arcade; Shuffleboard; Deck Quoits; 9-hole Mini Golf Course
  • Solarium (adults-only area with 2 Whirlpools, served by Il Bar Del Sole)
  • 4D Cinema (8 moving seats)
  • LED Wall (outdoor screen for virtual games)
  • Sports Center (combined sports court for volleyball, basketball, tennis)
  • Power Walking/Jogging Track.

Itineraries

MSC Magnifica itinerary program is based on South America cruises from Buenos Aires, and on 7-day Eastern Mediterranean voyages from Italy (Venice) to ports in the Adriatic, Greece and Turkey. Cheap Transatlantic repositioning crossings are offered between Europe and South America.

In November 2016, MSC announced its first-ever world cruise on Magnifica departing from Genoa on January 5, 2019. The 119-days itinerary included 49 ports in 32 different countries. MSC also arranged extended port stays, including 4 full days in Polynesia, 3 full days in both San Francisco and Hawaii, 2 full days in Los Angeles.

In October 2017, MSC announced another around-the-world voyage on Magnifica. Departing in January 2020, the itinerary had 40 ports in 23 countries (5 continents). The 3-month long voyage was bookable as roundtrip from either Civitavecchia-Rome, Genoa, Marseille or Barcelona, and also featured a Transatlantic crossing and a Suez Canal transit. Among the destinations were South America (Argentina, Chile, Easter Island), Australia, Pacific Islands, Asia (Malaysia, India, Oman, Jordan).

In summer 2021, the bigger/stretched Magnifica was homeported in Southampton (England UK). Magnifica's European 2021 season included 24 ex-UK roundtrips. The itineraries varied from 2-night (mini-cruise) to 14-night visiting destinations in the Mediterranean, Canary Islands, Madeira, Baltic Sea, Northern Europe. Bookings on Magnifica's UK cruises opened on September 12, 2019, with prices from GBP 149 pp (~EUR 167 / mini-cruise) and GBP 549 pp (~EUR 615 / Norwegian Fjords).

On October 6, 2021, MSC opened bookings for Magnifica's Northern European winter 2021-2022 season - the company's first-ever winter season with deployment in the Baltic Sea. Starting on November 14th, the program offered 7-night roundtrips from all call ports in the itinerary (Hamburg, Ijmuiden-Amsterdam, Zeebrugge-Bruges, Le Havre-Paris, Southampton-London) and up to 12-hour port stays.

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The vessel (STX France, Chantiers de l’Atlantique yard/hull number T32) has volume 95128 GT-tons, DWT-deadweight tonnage 9429 tons, max draught 7,9 m. The powerplant is based on Wartsila marine diesel engines (model W16V38B) with combined output 36,05 MW (48340 hp). The registered shipowner is S32 LEASING CO LTD, while the registered manager is MSC MEDITERRANEAN SHIPPING CO.

Magnifica is of MSC's Musica-class vessels, with sisters Musica, Orchestra, Poesia. Ship's largest accommodations are of 335 ft (31m2 - Deluxe Suite). Magnifica was MSC's first liner to try the Canada-New England market with departures from homeport NYC New York (right after the maiden season in Mediterranean 2010).

In 2014, the vessel was refurbished by Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam.

MSC Magnifica 2021 refurbishment review

In 2021, the liner was drydocked for a USD 140 million reconstruction and refurbishment project. The project includes stretching the vessel by 23 m (76 ft) by cutting it in half and inserting midship a pre-fabricated section (hull and superstructure).

Following the drydock (January-March 2021), the ship has 215 more cabins (including 92 with balconies), new Aqua Park (with waterslide), completely redesigned kids playground, 2 new restaurants, larger shopping complex. The number of staterooms was increased from 1259 to 1774.

The refit project created an additional 7000 m2 (75350 ft2) of onboard space. Ship's machinery was upgraded with new maritime technologies, among which the pro-environment SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction), AWT (Advanced Wastewater Treatment) and shoreside power capabilities.

MSC World Cruise 2026

On December 5, 2023, MSC opened for booking Magnifica's World Cruise 2026.

Traditionally for MSC, roundtrip departures are offered from four homeports (Civitavecchia-RomeGenoa-MilanMarseilleBarcelona) from which the voyage departs, respectively, on January 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th.

The 119-day itinerary visits 47 ports/destinations in 32 countries (on 5 continents) and features ~36000 NM (~66680 km/41430 mi) of sea navigation and 7 overnight ports (San Francisco California, Honolulu Hawaii, Auckland NZ, Sydney NSW Australia, Manila Philipines, Tokyo Japan, Dubai UAE).

The voyage starts with a westbound Transatlantic crossing from Europe to the Caribbean, follows a Panama Canal transit to the Pacific Ocean, visits to Central American ports (Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala, Mexico), West Coast USA (San Francisco CA), Hawaii, American Samoa, South Pacific (Fiji, New Zealand, Australia).

From Australia, the ship continues to Asia (Philippines, Vietnam/Da Nang, Singapore, Malaysia, Japan/Tokyo, China/Shanghai and Hong Kong) then to the Indian Ocean and the Middle East (UAE, Oman) and via the Suez Canal returns back to Europe/Mediterranean (Heraklion Crete Greece).

The voyage's prices are inclusive of 15 shore excursions, a Dine & Drink Package, 30% onboard laundry discount. MSC Voyager Club (loyalty program members) additionally receive 5% booking discount. The points gained from booking World Cruise 2026 are tripled and added to each account before departure, which instantly grants various privileges and extras.

MSC World Cruise 2025

On February 15, 2023, MSC opened for booking Magnifica's World Cruise 2025.

Roundtrip departures are offered from four homeports (Civitavecchia-Rome, Genoa-Milan, Marseille, Barcelona) from which the voyage departs, respectively, on January 4th, 5th, 6th, and 7th.

The 116-night/117-day itinerary visits 50 ports/destinations (including 7 overnight stays) in 21 different countries on 5 continents, across 3 oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian), and navigating 30,000+ NM (55560+ km / 34520+ mi).

Next table shows all call ports/destinations on the roundtrip from Barcelona.

Date / TimePort
07 Jan 18:00Departing from Barcelona, Spain
09 Jan 07:00 - 17:00Malaga, Spain Granada
10 Jan 07:00 - 22:00Casablanca, Morocco
14 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Mindelo, Sao Vicente Island, Cape Verde
Jan 15-18Transatlantic crossing
19 Jan 08:00 - 16:00Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
21 Jan 10:00 - 22 Jan 16:00 (overnight)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Jan 11:00 - 26 Jan 20:00 (overnight)Buenos Aires, Argentina
29 Jan 09:00 - 18:00Puerto Madryn, Argentina
31 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Port Stanley, East Falkland Island
03 Feb 06:00 - 20:00Ushuaia, Argentina
06 Feb 07:00 - 15:00Puerto Chacabuco, Chile
07 Feb 09:00 - 18:00Puerto Montt, Chile
09 Feb 08:00 - 10 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Valparaiso-Santiago, Chile
15 Feb 07:00 - 17:00Hanga Roa, Easter Island Chile
21 Feb 09:00 - 22 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia
23 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Moorea Island, Society Islands French Polynesia
25 Feb 08:00 - 19:00Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands NZ
26 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Rarotonga Island, Cook Islands NZ
04 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Russell, Bay of Islands NZ
05 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Auckland, New Zealand
06 Mar 07:00 - 16:00Tauranga, New Zealand
07 Mar 10:00 - 19:00Napier, New Zealand
09 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Lyttelton-Christchurch, New Zealand
10 Mar 08:00 - 17:00Port Chalmers/Dunedin, New Zealand
11 Mar 15:15 - 19:00Milford Sound/Fiordland Park NZ
14 Mar 08:00 - 15 Mar 20:00 (overnight)Sydney, NSW Australia
16 Mar 09:00 - 20:00Eden, NSW Australia
18 Mar 08:00 - 20:00Melbourne, Victoria Australia
20 Mar 07:00 - 19:00Adelaide, South Australia
21 Mar 08:00 - 20:00Penneshaw, Kangaroo Island, South Australia
24 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Albany, Western Australia
26 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Busselton/Margaret River, Western Australia
27 Mar 08:00 - 28 Mar 12:00 (overnight)Fremantle/Perth, Western Australia
31 Mar 10:00 - 18:00Broome, Kimberley Western Australia
02 Apr 09:00 - 03 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Benoa, Bali Indonesia
06 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Singapore
07 Apr 07:00 - 19:00Klang/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
08 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Georgetown, Penang Island, Malaysia
09 Apr 07:00 - 17:00Phuket, Thailand
12 Apr 09:00 - 17:00Colombo, Sri Lanka
20 Apr 09:00 - 20:00Aqaba/Petra, Jordan
21 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
22 Apr 07:00 - 21:00Safaga/Luxor, Egypt
23 Apr 20:00 - 24 Apr 15:30 (overnight)Suez Canal transit
25 Apr 06:00 - 20:00Alexandria, Egypt
28 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Messina, Sicily Italy
29 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Naples, Italy
30 Apr 07:00 - 19:00Civitavecchia, Italy
01 May 08:00 - 17:00Genoa, Italy
02 May 09:00 - 18:00Marseille, France
03 May 09:00Arriving in Barcelona
Prices started from USD per person with double occupancy.

MSC World Cruise 2023

Next table shows Magnifica's 116-day "World Cruise 2023". The itinerary includes 43 destinations (ports and islands, including 9 in-port overnight stays) in 24 different countries on 5 continents.

Departing in January 2023, the voyage was available for booking as a roundtrip from either Civitavecchia-Rome, Genoa, Marseille or Barcelona. It also featured a Transatlantic crossing and a Suez Canal transit.

Date / TimePort
04 Jan 18:00Departing from Civitavecchia-Rome, Italy
05 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Genoa-Milan, Italy
06 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Marseille, France
07 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Barcelona, Spain
09 Jan 12:00 - 19:00Lisbon, Portugal
11 Jan 08:00 - 19:00Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
14 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Mindelo, Sao Vicente Island, Cape Verde
19 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
21 Jan 08:00 - 22 Jan 18:00 (overnight)Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Jan 08:00 - 26 Jan 18:00 (overnight)Buenos Aires, Argentina
27 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Montevideo, Uruguay
29 Jan 09:00 - 19:00Puerto Madryn, Argentina
01 Feb 08:00 - 02 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Ushuaia, Argentina
04 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Punta Arenas, Chile Antarctica
07 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Puerto Montt, Chile
09 Feb 08:00 - 10 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Valparaiso-Santiago, Chile
13 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Arica, Chile
15 Feb 08:00 - 16 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Callao-Lima, Peru
21 Feb 08:00 - 20:00Hanga Roa, Easter Island Chile
27 Feb 08:00 - 28 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia
02 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Avarua, Rarotonga Island, Cook Islands NZ
03 Mar 08:00 - 17:00Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands NZ
08 Mar 09:00 - 21:00Auckland, New Zealand
09 Mar 08:00 - 17:00Tauranga, New Zealand
10 Mar 10:00 - 17:00Napier, New Zealand
11 Mar 07:00 - 14:00Wellington, New Zealand
12 Mar 15:00 - 15:00Fiordland National Park, New Zealand
15 Mar 07:00 - 19:00Hobart, Tasmania Australia
17 Mar 08:00 - 18 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Sydney, NSW Australia
21 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Tadine, Mare Island, New Caledonia
22 Mar 07:00 - 18:00Lifou Island, New Caledonia
23 Mar 07:00 - 17:00Port Vila, Efate Island, Vanuatu
26 Mar 08:00 - 19:00Alotau, Papua New Guinea
28 Mar 07:00 - 17:00Cairns, Queensland Australia
31 Mar 09:00 - 19:00Darwin, NT Australia
03 Apr 08:00 - 20:00Lembar, Indonesia
04 Apr 08:00 - 05 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Benoa, Bali Indonesia
08 Apr 07:00 - 19:00Singapore
09 Apr 09:00 - 20:00Klang-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
13 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Colombo, Sri Lanka
16 Apr 08:00 - 17 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Mumbai, India
20 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Salalah, Oman
25 Apr 07:00 - 19:00Aqaba-Petra, Jordan
26 Apr 17:00 - 27 Apr 17:00Suez Canal, Egypt
30 Apr 08:00Arriving in Civitavecchia-Rome

Prices started from USD 30200 per person with double occupancy.

World Voyage 2023 was also available for booking in smaller segments.

  • (Jan 5) from Genoa to Sydney NSW (72 days) and to Singapore (93 days)
  • (Jan 6) from Marseille to Valparaiso-Santiago (35 days) and to Sydney (71 days)
  • (Jan 7) from Barcelona to Valparaiso-Santiago (34 days) and to Sydney (70 days)
  • (Jan 26) from Buenos Aires to Sydney (51 days)
  • (Feb 10) from Valparaiso-Santiago to Sydney (36 days) and to Civitavecchia-Rome (79 days)
  • (Mar 18) from Sydney Australia to Singapore (21 days), to Civitavecchia-Rome (43 days), to Genoa (44 days) and to Barcelona (46 days)
  • (Apr 8) from Singapore to Civitavecchia-Rome (22 days) and to Genoa (23 days)

MSC World Cruise 2020

In October 2017, MSC announced a second "around the world" voyage on Magnifica. Departing in January 2020, the itinerary had planned a total of 40 ports of call in 23 countries on 5 continents. The 3-month long voyage was available for booking as a roundtrip from either Civitavecchia-Rome, Genoa, Marseille or Barcelona. It also featured a Transatlantic crossing and a Suez Canal transit.

Next table shows the 116-day "MSC World Cruise 2020" itinerary as planned ports of call and port stay times (arrival/departure).

Due to the global Coronavirus pandemic, the itinerary was altered (the voyage was subsequently canceled) as on March 14th MSC suspended cruise shipping operations fleetwide and globally.

Date / TimePort
04 Jan 19:00Departing from Civitavecchia-Rome, Italy
05 Jan 09:00 - 17:00Genoa, Italy
06 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Marseille, France
07 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Barcelona, Spain
09 Jan 12:00 - 19:00Lisbon, Portugal
11 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
14 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Mindelo, Sao Vicente Island, Cape Verde
19 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Salvador de Bahia, Brazil
21 Jan 08:00 - 22 Jan 18:00Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
25 Jan 08:00 - 26 Jan 17:00Buenos Aires, Argentina
27 Jan 08:00 - 17:00Montevideo, Uruguay
29 Jan 09:00 - 18:00Puerto Madryn, Argentina
01 Feb 08:00 - 02 Feb 18:00Ushuaia, Argentina
04 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Punta Arenas, Chile
07 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Puerto Montt, Chile
09 Feb 08:00 - 10 Feb 18:00Valparaiso-Santiago, Chile
13 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Arica, Chile
15 Feb 08:00 - 16 Feb 18:00Callao-Lima, Peru
21 Feb 08:00 - 20:00Easter Island, Hanga Roa, Chile
27 Feb 08:00 - 28 Feb 18:00Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia
01 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Rarotonga Island, Cook Islands NZ
02 Mar 08:00 - 17:00Aitutaki Island, Cook Islands NZ
07 Mar 09:00 - 21:00Auckland, New Zealand
08 Mar 08:00 - 18:30Tauranga, Rotorua, New Zealand
09 Mar 10:00 - 17:00Napier, New Zealand
10 Mar 07:00 - 14:00Wellington, New Zealand
11 MarFiordland NP, New Zealand
14 Mar 07:00 - 19:00Hobart, Tasmania
16 Mar 08:00 - 17 Mar 18:00Sydney, NSW Australia
20 Mar 09:00 - 18:00Isle of Pines, New Caledonia
21 Mar 07:00 - 17:00Noumea, Grande Terre island, New Caledonia
24 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Cairns, Queensland Australia
26 Mar 07:00 - 19:00Alotau, Papua New Guinea
27 Mar 07:00 - 17:00Doini Island, Papua New Guinea
30 Mar 12:00 - 21:00Darwin, NT Australia
02 Apr 09:00 - 18:00Pulau Komodo Island, Indonesia
03 Apr 12:00 - 04 Apr 18:00Benoa, Bali Indonesia
07 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Singapore
08 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Klang-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
12 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Colombo, Sri Lanka
15 Apr 08:00 - 16 Apr 18:00Mumbai-Bombay, India
19 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Salalah, Oman
24 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Aqaba-Petra, Jordan
25 Apr - 26 AprSuez Canal
29 Apr 08:00Arriving in Civitavecchia-Rome

World Voyage 2020 was also offered as 116-day roundtrips from Genoa (January 5 through April 30), from Marseille (January 6 - May 1) and from Barcelona (January 7 - May 2).

For the voyage, MSC hired the renowned restaurateurs and celebrity chefs Ramon Freixa (Spanish), Christophe Krywonis (French), Harald Wohlfahrt (German), Roy Yamaguchi (Japanese-American), Serge Dansereau (French-Canadian), Vikas Khanna (Indian-American), Jereme Leung (Singaporean), Allan Vila Espejo (Brazilian), Jorge Rausch Wolman (Colombian), James Berckemeyer Anderson (Peruvian).

MSC World Cruise 2019

In November 2016, MSC announced its first-ever world cruise on Magnifica, departing from Genoa on January 5, 2019. The 119-days itinerary includes a total of 49 ports of call in 32 different countries. The line has arranged extended stays in ports that no other cruise companies offer, including 4 full days in Polynesia, 3 full days in both San Francisco and Hawaii, and 2 full days in Los Angeles.

Date / TimePort
06 Jan 18:00Departing from Marseille, France
07 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Barcelona, Spain
09 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Malaga, Spain
11 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Funchal, Madeira Island, Portugal
17 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Philipsburg, St Maarten Island
18 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Saint Thomas Island, Charlotte Amalie, USVI
19 Jan 07:00 - 18:00San Juan, Puerto Rico
21 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Willemstad, Curacao Island
22 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Oranjestad, Aruba Island
23 Jan 08:00 - 18:00Santa Marta, Colombia
24 Jan 07:00 - 17:00Cartagena, Colombia
25 Jan - 26 Jan (overnight)Panama Canal
25 Jan 09:00 - 18:00Colon, Panama
28 Jan 07:00 - 17:00Puntarenas, Puerto Caldera, Costa Rica
29 Jan 09:00 - 18:00Corinto, Nicaragua
30 Jan 09:00 - 19:00Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala
02 Feb 07:00 - 16:00Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
03 Feb 09:00 - 16:00Cabo San Lucas, Baja Mexico
05 Feb 09:00 - 20:00San Diego, California
06 Feb 09:00 - 07 Feb 19:00 (overnight)Los Angeles, Long Beach, California
09 Feb 07:00 - 11 Feb 18:00 (overnight)San Francisco, California
16 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Hilo, Hawaii Island
17 Feb 08:00 - 18 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Honolulu, Oahu Island, Hawaii
24 Feb 08:00 - 25 Feb 18:00 (overnight)Papeete, Tahiti Island, French Polynesia
26 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Moorea Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia
27 Feb 08:00 - 18:00Bora Bora Island, Society Islands, French Polynesia
02 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Pago Pago, Tutuila Island, American Samoa
04 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Apia, Upolu Island, Samoa
06 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Nukualofa, Tongatapu, Tonga
08 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Lautoka, Fiji
09 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Suva, Fiji
12 Mar 08:00 - 18:00Bay of Islands, Russell, New Zealand
13 Mar 09:00 - 14 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Auckland, New Zealand
18 Mar 08:00 - 19 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Sydney, NSW Australia
21 Mar 08:00 - 22 Mar 18:00 (overnight)Melbourne, Victoria Australia
26 Mar 08:00 - 22:00Fremantle-Perth, Western Australia
01 Apr 07:00 - 02 Apr 17:00 (overnight)Singapore
03 Apr 07:00 - 18:00Klang-Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
04 Apr 13:00 - 05 Apr 18:00 (overnight)Phuket, Thailand
08 Apr 07:00 - 20:00Colombo, Sri Lanka
10 Apr 08:00 - 11 Apr 16:00 (overnight)Male, Kaafu Atoll, Maldives
15 Apr 10:00 - 16 Apr 23:00 (overnight)Dubai, UAE
17 Apr 08:00 - 20:00Abu Dhabi, UAE
18 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Khasab, Oman
19 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Muscat, Oman
25 Apr 08:00 - 19:00Aqaba-Petra, Jordan
26 Apr - 27 Apr (overnight)Suez Canal transit
29 Apr 08:00 - 18:00Heraklion, Crete Greece
01 May 08:00 - 14:00Messina, Sicily Italy
02 May 08:00 - 19:00Civitavecchia-Rome, Italy
03 May 08:00 - 17:00Genoa, Italy
04 May 08:00Arriving in Marseille

For the 118-day "MSC World Cruise 2019" (two departures - January 5 roundtrip from Genoa, and January 6 roundtrip from Marseille), MSC hired the celebrity chefs Ramon Freixa (Spain), Vikas Khanna (India), Carlo Cracco (Italy), Jean-Philippe Maury (France), Jereme Leung (China), Allan Vila Espejo (Brazil), Jorge Rausch (Colombia), Serge Dansereau (Canada).

Each chef developed one 3- or 4-course menu during a themed evening. The exclusive meals also allowed passengers to meet and interact with celebrities.