MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia Review and Specifications

Specifications of MSC Poesia

Year built2008  /  Age : 10
Flag state Panama
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMusica
Building costUSD 360 million
OwnerMediterranean Shipping Company (MSC)
Speed23 kn / 43 kph / 26 mph
Length (LOA)294 m / 965 ft
Beam (width)32 m / 105 ft
Gross Tonnage92627 gt
Passengers2550 - 3060
Crew1039
Passengers-to-space ratio30
Decks16
Cabins1275
Decks with cabins8
Last Refurbishment2018
Christened bySophia Loren

Current itinerary of MSC Poesia

MSC Poesia current cruise is 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise. The itinerary starts on 19 Sep, 2018 and ends on 26 Sep, 2018.

Date / TimePort
19 Sep      Departing from Piraeus, Athens, Greece   
20 Sep 12:00 - 20:00     Sarande, Albania   
21 Sep 09:00 - 15:00     Dubrovnik, Croatia   
22 Sep 09:00 - 16:00     Venice, Italy   
23 Sep 10:00 - 17:00     Bari, Italy   
24 Sep 11:00 - 17:00     Katakolon, Olympia, Greece   
25 Sep 08:00 - 19:00     Mykonos Island, Greece   
26 Sep      Arriving in Piraeus, Athens, Greece   

Review of MSC Poesia

Launched in 2008, MSC Poesia is the third of MSC Cruises Musica-class ships, together with Musica, Orchestra and Magnifica.

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) - 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 world's 4th largest cruise company (after Carnival Corporation, RCCL-Royal Caribbean and NCL-Norwegian) with over 5% global market share.

MSC Poesia cruise ship

The 92,627-ton, 3,013-passenger cruise ship MSC Poesia features joyful decor, including staircases with brass handrails, a waterfall in the atrium, kitchen marbled countertops, twinkling lights on movie ceiling. For kids entertainment, there is a dinosaur-themed children area (with the Stone Age theme).

Cruise itinerary program

MSC Poesia itinerary program is based on South America cruises from Santos, and on Eastern Mediterranean voyages leaving from Venice, Italy to Greece and Turkey. The Poesia ship operates cheap Transatlantic repositioning crossings between South America and Europe.

Cabins

Most MSC Poesia staterooms are 160-190-sq.foot Balcony rooms (809). There are a total of 1275 staterooms in 8 categories. The largest aboard MSC Poesia are the Suites (270 ft2).

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

MSC Cruises Poesia ship provides two dining rooms. Bars large selection is also available. One is Grappe D’or, where passengers can enjoy awesome wine drinks and different cheese kinds, accompanied with live music. Wine tasting is available at the Mojito bar.

MSC Poesia cruise ship

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

  • Le Fontane 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 9:30p.m.; with 7-course dinner menu; also features vegan and vegetarian meals)
  • Il Palladio Restaurant (714-seat Main Dining Room, with 2 fixed dinner seatings; dinner-only)
  • Kaito Restaurant (54-seat Asian specialty restaurant; open for Lunch and Dinner)
  • Villa Pompeiana Restaurant (472-seat, self service buffet and pizzeria; offers Afternoon and occasional midnight buffet)
  • Onboard Pizzeria (inside Villa Pompeiana, surcharge)
  • L’Obelisco Restaurant (250-seat, inside Villa Pompeiana, steaks and seafood specialty restaurant).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

Multilingual entertainment is provided in Teatro Carlo Felice. MSC Poesia also features a casino, cinema, huge Spa complex, library. Not to forget sports – visit the fully equipped fitness center, the two pools and four jacuzzis, plus sauna. Last but not less important venues are the S32 Disco, Le Moulin Rouge Show Lounge, Internet cafe and virtual reality center.

MSC Poesia cruise ship

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

  • Poesia Atrium (3-deck high central ship area with live entertainment)
  • La Rendez-Vous Bar (142-seat Atrium Lobby; specialty coffee offered)
  • Cybercafe (Internet computers room)
  • Teatro Carlo Felice Theater (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.)
  • The Zebra Lounge and Bar (439-seat lounge with full bar and dance floor; hosts shows, bingo, trivia quizzes, aerobic classes)
  • Bar dei Poeti Cafe (220-seat specialty coffees bar)
  • Bar Smeraldo (45-seat); Giada Bar (45-seat cocktail bar)
  • Casino Royal (222-seat, smoking allowed area, own full bar)
  • Card Room; Library (card and board games)
  • Il Grappolo d’Oro (120-seat wine bar)
  • The Hitchcock Lounge (32-seat smoking room with full bar)
  • Pigalle 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; L’Angolo Dei Poeti; Place Vendome Boutique; Lo Smeraldo; Le Parfum; Photo Gallery and Shop
  • Via delle Arti (Art gallery)
  • MSC Poesia Aurea Spa and Fitness (1160 m2 complex, with Sauna, Relaxation Room, Treatment Rooms, Thalassotherapy hot tubs, 2 Whirlpools, Aerobics Studio/Yoga classes, Beauty Salon, Spa Bar)
  • Fitness (complimentary Gym, fitness classes at surcharge)
  • Coral Bay Pool (salt water pool with two Whirlpools, served by Pirana Bar)
  • Cayo Levantado Pool (outdoor pool with two Whirlpools, served by Mojito Bar)
  • S32 Disco and Nightclub (172-seat club with dance floor, bowling lanes; dance classes; during the day serves as teen club)
  • Teen Club (13–17 aged lounge)
  • I Dinosauri (kids area); Children’s Indoor/Outdoor Playrooms
  • Video Games Arcade; Shuffleboard; Deck Quoits; 5-hole Mini Golf Course
  • Solarium (adults-only area with 2 Whirlpools)
  • LED Wall (outdoor screen for virtual games)
  • Sport Center (combined sports court for volleyball, basketball, tennis)
  • Power Walking/Jogging Track.

MSC Poesia wiki

  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 1275 (of which 18 Suites, 809 Balcony, 275 Inside rooms)
  • Dining Rooms: Le Fontane, Il Palladio
  • Restaurants and food bars: Villa Pompeiana (buffet and Pizzeria), Kaito (Asian), L’Obelisco (steakhouse)
  • Lounges & Bars: Carlo Felice (theater), Zebra, Pigalle, Hitchcock, S32 (nightclub), Rendez-Vous, Poeti, Smeraldo, Giada, Grappolo d’Oro (wine), poolside bars.
  • Amenities: complimentary 24-Hour Room-Service, Supervised Children Program, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry.
  • Royal (casino), Gym, Spa, 8 jacuzzis, 3 pools.
  • MSC Poesia cruise ship is the line's 3rd Musica-class vessel (Inaugural cruise April 19, 2008). Her sisters in the fleet are the MSC ships MagnificaMusicaOrchestra.
  • Poesia was the 1st MSC cruise ship to be christened outside Italy (in Dover England, on April 5, 2008).
  • Don't forget that on MSC Poesia cruises kids sail for free!

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MSC Poesia Itineraries

The below listed MSC Poesia cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest MSC Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2018 May 26 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Jun 20 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Jun 23 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Jul 15 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Jul 18 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Aug 12 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Aug 15 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Aug 19 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Aug 22 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Aug 26 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Aug 29 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Sep 02 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Sep 05 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Sep 08 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Sep 09 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Bari
2018 Sep 12 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Sep 15 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Sep 16 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Sep 16 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Bari
2018 Sep 19 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Sep 22 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Venice
2018 Sep 23 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Bari
2018 Sep 26 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2018 Sep 30 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Bari
2018 Oct 03 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Piraeus
2018 Oct 06 7 days, round-trip Mediterranean Cruise Venice
2018 Oct 10 3 days, one-way from Piraeus to Venice Piraeus
2018 Oct 13 5 days, one-way from Venice to Genoa Venice
2018 Oct 13 5 days, one-way from Venice to Genoa Venice$1298
2018 Nov 12 1 day, one-way from Marseille to Genoa Marseille$39
2018 Nov 13 19 days, one-way from Genoa to Santos Genoa$3698
2018 Nov 13 18 days, one-way from Genoa to Rio de Janeiro Genoa$2598
2018 Nov 13 5 days, one-way from Genoa to Valencia Genoa$339
2018 Nov 18 14 days, one-way from Valencia to Santos Valencia
2018 Nov 18 10 days, one-way from Valencia to Salvador de Bahia Valencia
2018 Nov 28 4 days, one-way from Salvador de Bahia to Santos Salvador de Bahia$309
2018 Nov 28 4 days, one-way from Salvador de Bahia to Santos Salvador de Bahia
2018 Dec 02 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$1049
2018 Dec 09 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$1978
2018 Dec 16 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$1978
2018 Dec 23 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2298
2018 Dec 30 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$4598
2019 Jan 06 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$1149
2019 Jan 13 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$1149
2019 Jan 20 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$1149
2019 Jan 27 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2098
2019 Feb 03 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2098
2019 Feb 10 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2098
2019 Feb 17 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2098
2019 Feb 24 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2098
2019 Mar 03 7 days, round-trip South America Santos$2818
2019 Mar 10 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Mar 17 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Mar 24 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Mar 31 19 days, one-way from Santos to Warnemunde-Rostock Santos$2058
2019 Mar 31 18 days, one-way from Santos to Copenhagen Santos$2058
2019 Apr 01 18 days, one-way from Rio de Janeiro to Warnemunde-Rostock Rio de Janeiro$2058
2019 Apr 01 17 days, one-way from Rio de Janeiro to Copenhagen Rio de Janeiro
2019 Apr 18 1 day, one-way from Copenhagen to Warnemunde-Rostock Copenhagen$59
2019 Apr 19 4 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$698
2019 Apr 23 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1229
2019 Apr 23 10 days, one-way from Warnemunde-Rostock to Copenhagen Warnemunde-Rostock$1819
2019 May 03 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3198
2019 May 04 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$2998
2019 May 14 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1379
2019 May 15 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$2558
2019 May 25 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$2079
2019 May 25 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1678
2019 May 26 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$2958
2019 May 26 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1478
2019 Jun 01 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1679
2019 Jun 01 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1678
2019 Jun 02 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$2958
2019 Jun 02 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1478
2019 Jun 08 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1679
2019 Jun 08 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1678
2019 Jun 09 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$2958
2019 Jun 09 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1478
2019 Jun 15 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3438
2019 Jun 15 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1678
2019 Jun 16 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3038
2019 Jun 16 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1478
2019 Jun 22 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3518
2019 Jun 22 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1758
2019 Jun 23 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1559
2019 Jun 23 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1558
2019 Jun 29 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3518
2019 Jun 29 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1758
2019 Jun 30 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1559
2019 Jun 30 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1558
2019 Jul 06 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3518
2019 Jul 06 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$879
2019 Jul 07 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1559
2019 Jul 07 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1558
2019 Jul 13 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3658
2019 Jul 13 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$879
2019 Jul 14 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3258
2019 Jul 14 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1558
2019 Jul 20 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1899
2019 Jul 20 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1898
2019 Jul 21 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3398
2019 Jul 21 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1698
2019 Jul 27 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1899
2019 Jul 27 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1898
2019 Jul 28 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3398
2019 Jul 28 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1698
2019 Aug 03 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$4498
2019 Aug 03 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1898
2019 Aug 04 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3298
2019 Aug 04 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1698
2019 Aug 10 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3758
2019 Aug 10 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1798
2019 Aug 11 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3358
2019 Aug 11 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1598
2019 Aug 17 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3758
2019 Aug 17 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1958
2019 Aug 18 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3358
2019 Aug 18 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1758
2019 Aug 24 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$3458
2019 Aug 24 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1798
2019 Aug 25 14 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$3058
2019 Aug 25 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$858
2019 Aug 31 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1658
2019 Sep 01 7 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$1458
2019 Sep 07 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Copenhagen$1679
2019 Sep 08 11 days, round-trip Northern Europe Warnemunde-Rostock$2679
2019 Sep 18 11 days, one-way from Copenhagen to Genoa Copenhagen$999
2019 Sep 19 10 days, one-way from Warnemunde-Rostock to Genoa Warnemunde-Rostock$1358
2019 Sep 29 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa$2098
2019 Sep 29 2 days, one-way from Genoa to Barcelona Genoa$139
2019 Sep 29 1 day, one-way from Genoa to Marseille Genoa$59
2019 Sep 30 13 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille$2278
2019 Oct 01 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona$969
2019 Oct 11 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa$1898
2019 Oct 12 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona$2078
2019 Oct 13 10 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille$1738
2019 Oct 22 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa$1898
2019 Oct 23 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille$1898
2019 Oct 24 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona$1898
2019 Nov 03 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa$1598
2019 Nov 04 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille$1598
2019 Nov 05 11 days, round-trip Mediterranean Barcelona$1598
2019 Nov 14 12 days, round-trip Mediterranean Genoa$1698
2019 Nov 26 19 days, one-way from Genoa to Santos Genoa$2118
2019 Nov 26 18 days, one-way from Genoa to Rio de Janeiro Genoa$2498
2019 Nov 27 18 days, one-way from Marseille to Santos Marseille$2478
2019 Nov 28 17 days, one-way from Barcelona to Santos Barcelona$1878
2019 Dec 15 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Dec 22 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2019 Dec 29 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 05 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 12 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 19 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Jan 26 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 02 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 09 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 16 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Feb 23 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 01 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 08 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 15 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos
2020 Mar 22 7 days, round-trip South America Cruise Santos