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    11 Night Cruise sailing from Rome roundtrip aboard MSC Opera.

    MSC Opera cruise ship certainly lives up to her name - classic, grand, opulent - and really is a luxury cruise ship with something to sing about! A true sense of grandeur and spaciousness prevails on MSC Opera, one of MSC Cruises’ most welcoming cruise ships.

    Many of the staterooms on MSC Opera feature private balconies and all are roomy and comfortable. Displaying the hallmark Italian style found on all of MSC Cruises’ stately ships, the public areas are enhanced by a sweeping marble reception area and magnificent open spaces with glass walls in order to best exploit the fabulous ocean views.

    To travel on MSC Opera is to experience the best of old-fashioned elegance with the best of modern home comforts. Once onboard MSC Opera you can look forward to a truly authentic Italian experience: enjoy an espresso at the coffee bar or indulge in a typical handmade Italian treat at the ice cream bar. Take Italian lessons, stop by the Internet Café or catch up on news back home and make use of our Wi-Fi spots in select areas of the ship.

    Why leave the kids at home, when MSC offers onboard entertainment in our complimentary kids club? What's more, kids cruise free on MSC, making it the ultimate & affordable family vacation! Spend quality time with the kids in a round of mini-golf, take classes at the health club and when evening falls, and join us for an elegant seven-course dinner followed by outstanding entertainment in our splendid Teatro dell' Opera.

    Highlights of this cruise:

    Genoa
    Genoa is a city and a seaport in northern Italy, the capital of the Province of Genoa and of the region of Liguria.Famous as the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, Genoa remains a bustling seaport. The city's Renaissance heritage is preserved in splendid palaces overlooking the harbor.

    The Old Quarter of Genoa, is especially enthralling for those who like to explore. It is best to travel on foot through the narrow streets (called carruggi) which are meticulously kept, as are the expansive palazzi (mansions) of medieval merchants which line them. Around the Palazzo Reale, many shops sell Turkish carpets and the best of silk.

    Other attractions in Genoa include the Palazzo Ducale now used for exhibitions and concerts, the Via Garibaldi art gallery and the original waterfront or Porto Antico. The waterfront is also full of atmosphere and there are many bars and restaurants where one can watch the world go by. The 16th century lighthouse, the Lanterna, which rises over 120 meters (325 steps!) above the sea, can be seen 50 kilometers away, and has guided mariners to the port for 100s of years.

    Hearklion
    Heraklion or Iraklion, is the largest city and the capital of Crete, Greece. It is one of the two main ports on the island and was once the harbor for Knossos, the largest palace and most powerful Minoan center on the island.The ruins of Knossos, which were excavated and restored by Arthur Evans, are nearby.

    Attractions include central square which is surrounded by cafes, stores and restaurants and dominated by the fountain of the Lions. The central market coffee house, the Archaelogical Museum of Iraklion and the Historical museum of Iraklion are also worth visiting.

    Visitors to the old part of the city can walk following the old Venetian walls that meet at a bastion, called "Koules", which dominates the old harbour of the city . Amoundara, the city’s beach area, is also a popular place for tourists.

    Rome
    Rome is one of the most popular cities in the world and is a history lesson in itself. Key sites include the Vatican City, The Forum, the Colosseum and the ruins of the Circus Maximus. There are many museums and art galleries, with works by Raphael, Bottecelli, Pinturicchio and Belini and many more.

    The Vatican City has many spectacular buildings and churches to visit principle amongst which is the Sistine Chapel with its Michelangelo ceiling. It is the world's smallest independent sovereign state and also features St. Peter's Basilica was built over 1,500 years ago the Vatican Library hand the Vatican Garden.

    Modern Rome is a city of restaurants, open piazza's, wonderful shopping and more.

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      • Departing:14 Jan 20
      • From:Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
      • Price from: $1,389
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      • From:Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
      • Price from: $1,599
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      • Departing:27 Feb 20
      • From:Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
      • Price from: $1,599
      • Departing:20 Mar 20
      • From:Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy
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Information on this website has been obtained from the various Cruise Companies represented, however as the cruise industry is constantly changing and this information should be used as a guide only. We are unable to take responsibility for incorrect information and you must confirm all details the time of booking.