MSC Splendida

Former name: MSC Serenata

MSC Splendida current position

MSC Splendida current location is at East Mediterranean (coordinates 38.11390 N / 20.37983 E) cruising at speed of 19.8 kn (37 km/h | 23 mph) en route to Katakolon. The AIS position was reported 8 minutes ago.

All Itineraries Current Position

Current itinerary of MSC Splendida

MSC Splendida current cruise is 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean. Prices start from USD 1489 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 17 Sep, 2023 and ends on 26 Sep, 2023.

Date / TimePort
17 Sep 23:00    Departing from Istanbul, Turkey, Galataport hotels
19 Sep 13:00 - 21:00    Corfu Island, Kerkyra, Greece
20 Sep 07:00 - 14:00    Bari, Italy
21 Sep 09:00 - 19:00    Trieste, Italy
23 Sep 08:00 - 16:00    Katakolon, Olympia, Greece
24 Sep 08:00 - 18:00    Mykonos Island, Greece
25 Sep 07:00 - 15:00    Kusadasi, Ephesus, Turkey
26 Sep 10:00    Arriving in Istanbul, Turkey, Galataport hotels

Specifications of MSC Splendida

Year of build2009  /  Age: 14
Flag state Panama
BuilderChantiers de l’Atlantique (Saint-Nazaire, STX France)
ClassMSC FANTASIA (modified)
Building costUSD 550 million
Engines (power)GE Power Converteam (43.7 MW / 58603 hp)
Speed23 kn / 43 km/h / 26 mph
Length (LOA)333 m / 1093 ft
Beam (width)37 m / 121 ft
Gross Tonnage137936 gt
Passengers3274 - 3929
Crew1370
Passengers-to-space ratio35
Decks17
Cabins1637
Decks with cabins9
Last Refurbishment2017
Sister-shipsMSC Divina, MSC Fantasia, MSC Preziosa
Former namesMSC Serenata
Christened bySophia Loren
OwnerMediterranean Shipping Company (MSC Group)
OperatorMSC Cruises

MSC Splendida Itineraries

DateItineraryDeparture PortPrice from
2023 Aug 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2023 Aug 25 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $2489
2023 Aug 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $2119
2023 Sep 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari
2023 Sep 03 5 days, one-way from Trieste to Istanbul Trieste $749
2023 Sep 03 8 days, one-way from Trieste to Bari Trieste $4219
2023 Sep 03 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1679
2023 Sep 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $3159
2023 Sep 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $989
2023 Sep 12 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste
2023 Sep 12 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1109
2023 Sep 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1489
2023 Sep 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1489
2023 Sep 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1489
2023 Sep 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $3809
2023 Sep 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $3809
2023 Sep 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $3809
2023 Sep 21 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1269
2023 Sep 21 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1269
2023 Sep 21 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1269
2023 Sep 26 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $779
2023 Sep 26 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $779
2023 Sep 26 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $779
2023 Sep 29 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1209
2023 Sep 29 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1209
2023 Sep 29 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1209
2023 Sep 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1149
2023 Sep 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1149
2023 Sep 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1149
2023 Oct 05 8 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1359
2023 Oct 05 8 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1359
2023 Oct 05 8 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1359
2023 Oct 09 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $509
2023 Oct 09 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $509
2023 Oct 09 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $509
2023 Oct 13 5 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul $469
2023 Oct 13 5 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul $469
2023 Oct 13 5 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul $469
2023 Oct 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $3769
2023 Oct 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $3769
2023 Oct 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $3769
2023 Oct 23 5 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul
2023 Oct 23 5 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul
2023 Oct 23 5 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul
2023 Oct 28 26 days, one-way from Trieste to Durban Trieste $579
2023 Oct 28 26 days, one-way from Trieste to Durban Trieste $579
2023 Oct 28 26 days, one-way from Trieste to Durban Trieste $579
2023 Nov 24 2 days, round-trip South Africa Durban
2023 Nov 24 2 days, round-trip South Africa Durban
2023 Nov 24 2 days, round-trip South Africa Durban
2023 Nov 26 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $339
2023 Nov 26 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $339
2023 Nov 26 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $339
2023 Dec 04 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $369
2023 Dec 04 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $369
2023 Dec 04 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $369
2023 Dec 08 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $249
2023 Dec 08 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $249
2023 Dec 08 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $249
2023 Dec 11 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $329
2023 Dec 11 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $329
2023 Dec 11 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $329
2023 Dec 15 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $329
2023 Dec 15 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $329
2023 Dec 15 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $329
2023 Dec 18 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $439
2023 Dec 18 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $439
2023 Dec 18 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $439
2023 Dec 22 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $519
2023 Dec 22 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $519
2023 Dec 22 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $519
2023 Dec 27 12 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $1059
2023 Dec 27 12 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $1059
2023 Dec 27 12 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $1059
2024 Jan 08 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 08 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 08 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 12 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 12 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 12 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 15 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 15 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 15 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 19 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 19 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 19 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 22 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 22 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 22 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 26 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 26 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 26 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Jan 29 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 29 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Jan 29 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 02 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 02 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 02 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 05 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 05 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 05 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 09 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 09 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 09 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 12 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $339
2024 Feb 12 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $339
2024 Feb 12 5 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $339
2024 Feb 19 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 19 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 19 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 23 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 23 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 23 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Feb 26 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 26 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Feb 26 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 04 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 04 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 04 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 08 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Mar 08 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Mar 08 3 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $219
2024 Mar 11 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 11 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 11 4 days, round-trip South Africa Durban $239
2024 Mar 15 3 days, one-way from Durban to Cape Town Durban $149
2024 Mar 15 3 days, one-way from Durban to Cape Town Durban $149
2024 Mar 15 3 days, one-way from Durban to Cape Town Durban $149
2024 Mar 18 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $309
2024 Mar 18 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $309
2024 Mar 18 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $309
2024 Mar 22 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $259
2024 Mar 22 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $259
2024 Mar 22 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $259
2024 Mar 26 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $239
2024 Mar 26 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $239
2024 Mar 26 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $239
2024 Mar 30 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $239
2024 Mar 30 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $239
2024 Mar 30 4 days, round-trip South Africa Cape Town $239
2024 Apr 03 3 days, one-way from Cape Town to Durban Cape Town $189
2024 Apr 03 26 days, one-way from Cape Town to Civitavecchia-Rome Cape Town $1549
2024 Apr 03 27 days, one-way from Cape Town to Genoa Cape Town $1899
2024 Apr 03 3 days, one-way from Cape Town to Durban Cape Town $189
2024 Apr 03 26 days, one-way from Cape Town to Civitavecchia-Rome Cape Town $1549
2024 Apr 03 27 days, one-way from Cape Town to Genoa Cape Town $1899
2024 Apr 03 3 days, one-way from Cape Town to Durban Cape Town $189
2024 Apr 03 26 days, one-way from Cape Town to Civitavecchia-Rome Cape Town $1549
2024 Apr 03 27 days, one-way from Cape Town to Genoa Cape Town $1899
2024 Apr 06 22 days, one-way from Durban to Naples Durban $959
2024 Apr 06 23 days, one-way from Durban to Civitavecchia-Rome Durban $1099
2024 Apr 06 24 days, one-way from Durban to Genoa Durban $1709
2024 Apr 06 25 days, one-way from Durban to Marseille Durban $1109
2024 Apr 06 22 days, one-way from Durban to Naples Durban $959
2024 Apr 06 23 days, one-way from Durban to Civitavecchia-Rome Durban $1099
2024 Apr 06 24 days, one-way from Durban to Genoa Durban $1709
2024 Apr 06 25 days, one-way from Durban to Marseille Durban $1109
2024 Apr 06 22 days, one-way from Durban to Naples Durban $959
2024 Apr 06 23 days, one-way from Durban to Civitavecchia-Rome Durban $1099
2024 Apr 06 24 days, one-way from Durban to Genoa Durban $1709
2024 Apr 06 25 days, one-way from Durban to Marseille Durban $1109
2024 Apr 30 4 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Genoa $339
2024 Apr 30 4 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Genoa $339
2024 Apr 30 4 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Genoa $339
2024 May 01 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $359
2024 May 01 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $359
2024 May 01 4 days, round-trip Mediterranean Marseille $359
2024 May 04 5 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Genoa $369
2024 May 04 5 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Genoa $369
2024 May 04 5 days, round-trip Western Mediterranean Genoa $369
2024 May 05 4 days, one-way from Marseille to Genoa Marseille $359
2024 May 05 4 days, one-way from Marseille to Genoa Marseille $359
2024 May 05 4 days, one-way from Marseille to Genoa Marseille $359
2024 May 30 5 days, one-way from Trieste to Istanbul Trieste $419
2024 May 30 8 days, one-way from Trieste to Bari Trieste $589
2024 May 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1019
2024 May 30 5 days, one-way from Trieste to Istanbul Trieste $419
2024 May 30 8 days, one-way from Trieste to Bari Trieste $589
2024 May 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1019
2024 May 30 5 days, one-way from Trieste to Istanbul Trieste $419
2024 May 30 8 days, one-way from Trieste to Bari Trieste $589
2024 May 30 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1019
2024 Jun 04 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $849
2024 Jun 04 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $849
2024 Jun 04 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $849
2024 Jun 07 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Jun 07 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Jun 07 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Jun 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $839
2024 Jun 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $839
2024 Jun 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $839
2024 Jun 13 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $839
2024 Jun 13 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $839
2024 Jun 13 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $839
2024 Jun 16 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $839
2024 Jun 16 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $839
2024 Jun 16 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $839
2024 Jun 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $829
2024 Jun 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $829
2024 Jun 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $829
2024 Jun 22 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $929
2024 Jun 22 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $929
2024 Jun 22 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $929
2024 Jun 25 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $929
2024 Jun 25 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $929
2024 Jun 25 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $929
2024 Jun 26 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $929
2024 Jun 26 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $929
2024 Jun 26 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $929
2024 Jul 01 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $989
2024 Jul 01 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $989
2024 Jul 01 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $989
2024 Jul 04 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $979
2024 Jul 04 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $979
2024 Jul 04 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $979
2024 Jul 05 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $979
2024 Jul 05 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $979
2024 Jul 05 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $979
2024 Jul 10 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 10 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 10 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 13 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 13 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 13 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 14 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Jul 14 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Jul 14 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Jul 19 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 19 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 19 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 22 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 22 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 22 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 23 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Jul 23 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Jul 23 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Jul 28 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 28 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 28 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Jul 31 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 31 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Jul 31 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1039
2024 Aug 01 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1059
2024 Aug 01 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1059
2024 Aug 01 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1059
2024 Aug 06 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1239
2024 Aug 06 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1239
2024 Aug 06 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1239
2024 Aug 09 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1239
2024 Aug 09 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1239
2024 Aug 09 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1239
2024 Aug 10 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1229
2024 Aug 10 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1229
2024 Aug 10 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1229
2024 Aug 15 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1239
2024 Aug 15 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1239
2024 Aug 15 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1239
2024 Aug 18 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1239
2024 Aug 18 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1239
2024 Aug 18 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1239
2024 Aug 19 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1239
2024 Aug 19 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1239
2024 Aug 19 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1239
2024 Aug 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1139
2024 Aug 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1139
2024 Aug 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1139
2024 Aug 27 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1139
2024 Aug 27 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1139
2024 Aug 27 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1139
2024 Aug 28 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1129
2024 Aug 28 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1129
2024 Aug 28 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1129
2024 Sep 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Sep 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Sep 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Sep 05 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1029
2024 Sep 05 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1029
2024 Sep 05 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1029
2024 Sep 06 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Sep 06 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Sep 06 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Sep 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Sep 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Sep 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $1039
2024 Sep 14 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1029
2024 Sep 14 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1029
2024 Sep 14 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $1029
2024 Sep 15 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Sep 15 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Sep 15 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $1029
2024 Sep 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $889
2024 Sep 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $889
2024 Sep 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $889
2024 Sep 23 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $889
2024 Sep 23 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $889
2024 Sep 23 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $889
2024 Sep 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $879
2024 Sep 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $879
2024 Sep 24 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $879
2024 Sep 29 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $889
2024 Sep 29 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $889
2024 Sep 29 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $889
2024 Oct 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $879
2024 Oct 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $879
2024 Oct 02 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $879
2024 Oct 03 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $879
2024 Oct 03 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $879
2024 Oct 03 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $879
2024 Oct 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2024 Oct 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2024 Oct 08 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2024 Oct 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Oct 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Oct 11 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Oct 12 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $729
2024 Oct 12 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $729
2024 Oct 12 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $729
2024 Oct 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2024 Oct 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2024 Oct 17 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Istanbul $739
2024 Oct 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Oct 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Oct 20 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Bari $729
2024 Oct 21 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $729
2024 Oct 21 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $729
2024 Oct 21 9 days, round-trip Mediterranean Trieste $729
2024 Oct 26 4 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul $229
2024 Oct 26 4 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul $229
2024 Oct 26 4 days, one-way from Istanbul to Trieste Istanbul $229

MSC Splendida Review

Review of MSC Splendida

The 2009-built MSC Splendida cruise ship is the second of MSC's Fantasia-class liners, with sisterships Divina, Fantasia, Preziosa.

The vessel (IMO number 9359806) is currently Panama-flagged (MMSI 357698000) 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 Splendida cruise ship

The 4000-passenger ship MSC Splendida is a relatively large vessel designed for the European source market. Splendida has a wide range of amusement along with rich cuisine alternatives. She features appropriate for families design. Passengers tend to be of all age ranges and mostly European.

Decks and Cabins

MSC Splendida staterooms (1637 total, in 12 grades) include 107x Suites, 1142x Balcony, 94x Oceanview, 294x Inside. Most staterooms are Balcony (sized 190 ft2 / 18 m2) with cabin balconies sized 40 ft2 / 4 m2. The largest accommodations are the Yacht Club Royal Suites (400 ft2 / 37 m2, with wraparound terrace, sized 170 ft2 / 16 m2).

The boat has 17 decks, of which 14 are passenger-accessible and 9 with cabins.

MSC Splendida decks are named after famous Italian painters.

Shipboard dining options - Food and Drinks

The 2-deck-high formal restaurant serves open-seating breakfast and lunch, as well as dinner in two assigned seatings. A couple of specialty restaurants serve Tex-Mex and Italian cuisine. The Lido buffet is a casual dining option. The buffet restaurant serves pizza at night. Coffee bars are a good option when the buffet is closed, but a charge is applied for coffee and pastries. MSC Splendida room service features a limited menu of cold sandwiches and Continental breakfast. Midnight buffet varies nightly and ranges from snacks to gala affair.

MSC Splendida cruise ship

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

La Palmeraie (yacht club)

  • La Reggia Restaurant (2-level, forward Dining Room, Deck 5 / 6, capacity 626 seats on level 1, 529 seats on level 2; open for Breakfast 7-10 am, Lunch 12-2 pm, and Dinner (formal dining, 2 fixed dinner seatings- at 7 or 9:30 pm; with different Italian traditional meals and wines, 7-course menu for dinner/vegan and vegetarian choices)
  • Butcher's Cut (121-seat American steakhouse with show galley and bar, size 261.5 m2, Deck 7) with exclusive Chef's Table is at a fixed charge pp (EUR 49, pre-set menu) or with ordering from an a la carte priced menu. The steakhouse offers brunch (sea days only) with a la carte menu (omelets, carnitas, sandwiches, pancakes, surf-and-turf, desserts, premium wines. Butcher's Cut is open for lunch and dinner.
  • Bora Bora (412 seats, size 1288 m2) and Pago Pago (404 seats, size 882 m2) Buffet restaurants on Deck 14 (self-service, complimentary, open for Breakfast 6:30-11am, Lunch 12-5:30pm and Dinner 7-10pm), both have different food stations/corners- Grill (hot dogs, burgers, wraps), Pizza, Pasta, Mediterranean, Carving Show (meat cuts), Bakery, Children’s (healthy food), Desserts, Salads, Fruits, Ethnic (international cuisine).
  • L’Olivo Restaurant (136 seats aft Dining Room for MSC yacht club passengers, with gourmet French and Italian cuisine and selected wines/a la carte surcharge; open for Lunch and Dinner, size 218 m2, Deck 15).
  • Sea Pavilion by Jereme Leung (174-seat, size 510.5 m2 main dining room, Deck 16).

Shipboard entertainment options - Fun and Sport

MSC Cruises Splendida provides a casino, cinema, library. Sports lovers enjoy the fitness center, 5x swimming pools (L’Equatore/covered), twelve jacuzzis, plus sauna, solarium, Turkish bath, relaxation room, and Thalassotherapy. The Aurea Spa will take good care of you with Balinese massage and holistic water treatments. Enjoy all the relaxing facilities and luxurious surroundings. As one of the MSC largest ships, Splendida has the “MSC Yacht Club” complex (with its 71 luxury suites) and the “Top 18” deck area. Additional amenities include complimentary 24-Hour Room-Service, Supervised Children Program, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry.

MSC Splendida cruise ship

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

  • Medical Center (13-seat Infirmary, size 284 m2, Deck 4) is the ship’s hospital operated by resident doctors/physicians and nurses on 24-hour duty. Payments are made by the boarding pass (treatments equivalent to a private doctor’s visit). General health insurance policies do not apply, so buying cruise health insurance is recommended.
  • Splendida Atrium (5-decks high midship area with live entertainment)
  • Reception (93-seat guest services desk/reservations, booking, assistance, size 479 m2, Deck 5)
  • Business Center (capacity 36 seats conference/meeting room, size 47 m2, Deck 5)
  • Splendida Bar (28-seat Atrium Lobby bar, size 120 m2, Deck 5)
  • Cyber Library (4 Internet computers room and library/10 seats, size 52 m2, with 6 Majong Tables, Deck 5)
  • La Prua Piano Bar (108-guest piano bar, Martini tastings, size 393 m2, Deck 7)
  • Gallery Plaza (art exhibitions and auctions, Deck 7)
  • Fashion Bijoux (top brand jewelry Swarovski, Majorica, Pandora and Antica Murrina Veneziana, Deck 7)
  • The Purple Jazz Bar (106-seat, with fine liquors selection, “molecular cocktails”, live music, quizzes, size 235 m2, Deck 7)
  • Galleria D’Arte (4-seat fine art auctions gallery, size 110 m2, Deck 7)
  • Photo Gallery & Shop (photo services, equipment, size 145 m2, Deck 7)
  • Sports Fun Bar (87-seat a la carte bar, with large TVs, 2 bowling lanes/10 pins, snacks, and international cuisine, cocktails, beer, size 148 m2, Deck 7)
  • L’Espresso (58-seat specialty coffee bar/a la carte menu, with complimentary cookies and pastries; offers Cappucino, American Coffee, Espresso Martini, also coffee packages, size 258 m2, Deck 7)
  • Dim Sum Bar & Tea House (105-seat, size 340 m2, offers a selection of Chinese dim sum and international teas, Deck 7)
  • The Aft Lounge (268-seat show lounge with dance floor and own full bar; also used for bingo and trivia quiz games, size 888 m2, Deck 7)
  • MSC Aurea Spa (18299 ft2 / 1700 m2 wellness complex on Deck 14) has Beauty Salon, Solarium, 2x Steam Rooms, 4x Saunas, Treatment Rooms (for massages), Relaxation Room, Thalassotherapy spa pools, sliding roof-covered heated pool, 3x Whirlpools.
  • Fitness (MSC Gym powered by Technogym, Deck 14, opens 6 am - 10 pm, guests must be over 14)
  • The Pool Shop (swimwear, accessories, Deck 14)
  • L’Equatore Pool (indoor heated pool with sliding glass roof, size 820 m2, 3 Whirlpools, Deck 14), served by L’Equatore Bar (Caribbean cocktails, cold-hot drinks, fruit juices)
  • Aqua Park (main pool area, size 2091 m2, with 2 Whirlpools, kids splash areas, water jets, fountains, Deck 14)
  • LED-Wall (open-air gaming video screen, Deck 14)
  • Bar del Riccio (97-seat Aqua Park poolside bar, ice cream, and beverages, Deck 14)
  • Tartaruga Bar (Aqua Park poolside bar, Deck 14)
  • Top Sail Lounge (141-seat MSC Yacht Club Lounge, panoramic views, piano live music, continental breakfast and aperitifs served between 11:30 am - 2 pm, buffet lunch 12-4:30 pm, Afternoon Tea every day after 4:30 pm, size 297 m2, Deck 15)
  • 1 Whirlpool, Power Walking/Jogging Track (6,5 laps = 1 mi, size 1140 m2, Deck 15)
  • Il Polo Nord (kids club with outdoor pool, water fountains, sprays, and also has an indoor play zone, size 195 m2, Deck 15). The kids' lounge also hosts feature activities by the new MSC-LEGO partnership called “Lego Experience at Sea”. The new fleetwide program is complimentary and uses LEGO materials for LEGO DUPLO (kids 3- yo), Classic LEGO bricks plus Vertical Play Wall (kids 7-11 yo), Building Happening (6-11 yo /themed builds).
  • Mini & Junior (kids play area on Deck 15, TVs, movies, games, arts-crafts, climbing area, mini football, has a 2-section Kids Club-  Mini (for kids 3-6 yo) and Junior (7-12 yo)
  • Teen’s Toboga (the Splendida’s water slide/exit level)
  • Playa del Sol Pool (adults only, open 7 am - 7 pm, size 320 m2, Deck 15)
  • Movida Bar (17-seat alfresco bar/aft location, serves The Garden Pool area, size 57 m2, Deck 15)
  • Concierge Area / Reception (open 24 hours, 24-seat, size 113 m2), MSC Yacht Club Library (8 seats, size 39 m2, Deck 15)
  • Teen Club (22-seat, for younger passengers between 13 and 17 years, live music, dance classes, sports, and video games, size 85 m2, Deck 16)
  • Virtual World (10 machines teens-only video games arcade; open 9 am - 8 pm, size 80 m2, Deck 16)
  • F1 Simulator (Formula 1 car racing simulator/surcharge, Deck 16)
  • 4D Cinema (10 moving seats/at a surcharge, Deck 16)
  • MSC Arena Sports Center (combined sports court with stadium seating/120 seats, large outdoor movie screen, Deck 16) Tennis Tables, Squash, Shuffleboard, Football Pitch, Foosball Tables.
  • Splendida’s The One Pool (for MSC Yacht Club members only, has 2 Whirlpools), served by The One Bar (MSC Yacht Club passengers only butler service complimentary restaurant for lunch and dinner) total size 1177 m2.
  • Top 18 Exclusive Solarium (adults only private access area, with 1 Whirlpool, Garden, Tiki Bar/daily or whole cruise passes available for purchase at the reception or at the complex’s entrance, size 845 m2).

Itineraries

MSC Splendida itinerary program is based on Western Mediterranean roundtrips from homeports Civitavecchia-Rome, Palermo, Barcelona, Marseille. The ship also visits the Canary Islands and Madeira. During summer, Splendida operates Baltic Sea and British Isles cruises out of Hamburg. From May 2018 MSC Splendida will serve the Chinese market following dry dock refurbishment planned for 2017.

In 2018, MSC deployed Splendida to China (replacing MSC Lirica / repositioned there since May 2016) in order to meet the Asian market's growing demand. From May 2018, Splendida served the Chinese source market following a drydock refurbishment (November-December 2017).

Following the Coronavirus crisis, Splendida was deployed in South America/Brazil (with homeporting in Santos-Sao Paulo) for winter 2021-2022 (November-March).

For winter 2022-2023, MSC deployed Splendida in the Red Sea to operate a 7-night itinerary offered as a roundtrip from 3x homeports - two Egyptian (Sokhna and Safaga/port to Luxor and Hurghada) and one Saudi Arabian (Jeddah/port to AlUla and Mecca). With a total of 33x shore excursions (including Cairo). the Red Sea itinerary's call ports also included Jordan's Aqaba/Petra and Saudi Arabia's Yanbu Al-Bahr. MSC's 9-night fly-cruise package program offered a 2-night Cairo hotel before embarking on the 7-night voyage.

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The vessel (STX France, Chantiers de l’Atlantique yard/hull number B33) has volume 137936 GT-tons, DWT-deadweight tonnage 13413 tons, max draught 8,7 m. The powerplant is based on GE Power Conversion marine diesel engines (Converteam model 16V46C) with combined output 43,7 MW (58600 hp). The registered shipowner is SPLENDIDA BAIL SNC, while the registered manager is MSC CROCIERE SA.

Splendida is MSC's largest Fantasia-class liner (inaugural cruise July 4, 2009, christened on July 11), with sisterships Divina, Fantasia, Preziosa. Initially, this MSC ship was to be named "Serenata" (renamed in 2007).

Don't forget that on MSC Splendida cruises kids sail for free!

(March 18, 2015 accident) MSC Cruises Splendida ship was docked at the La Goulette Cruise Port (Tunis, North Africa) when terrorists started shooting at civilians in front of the Bardo museum. Among the victims (21 killed, over 25 injured) were 12 cruise passengers from Splendida and 5 passengers from the Costa Fascinosa ship, plus local civilians and police officers. The MSC line decided to replace Tunisia with Malta (La Valletta port) for all Western Mediterranean 2015 cruises.

In 2018, MSC deployed Splendida to China (replacing MSC Lirica / repositioned there since May 2016) in order to meet the Asian market's growing demand. From May 2018, Splendida will serve the Chinese market following a 2017 dry dock refurbishment. The Asian itineraries will include ports in Japan, Korea and China (details are yet to be revealed). The ship's customization for the Chinese market featured a new restaurant (via a partnership with celebrity chef Jereme Leung), new "MSC for Me” program (with Deloitte), new shipwide artificial intelligence translation system (based on the Baidu search engine and technology provided by Tuge). The new translation system automatically identifies the languages spoken and translates, allowing passenger-crew interactions in real-time.

Ship’s Captain is Giuseppe Moresco.

On December 18, 2018, MSC announced a partnership with celebrity chef Harald Wohlfahrt (3-starred Michelin chef). The German chef created a new menu of Mediterranean and international specialties for the exclusive MSC Yacht Club Restaurant on Meraviglia, Splendida, and Preziosa. The enhanced menu is offered only on cruises in Northern Europe. He also created two new main courses for the "Elegant Night" - a formal dining event held in the Main Dining Room on each voyage. Chef Wohlfahrt also completed an interactive training to all MSC's cruise ship chefs.