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MSC Magnifica Overview

Launched in 2010, the MSC Magnifica belongs to the MSC Musica Class of cruise ships. Glamorous, elegant and a little bit glitzy, this beautiful vessel is the perfect venue for a special holiday at sea.

Specs: MSC Magnifica at a glance
Spacious and well-designed, the MSC Magnifica weighs 95,128 tonnes and measures 964 feet in length. She has capacity for 3,223 guests, 1,038 crew members and her cabins and public spaces span 13 passenger decks.

Accommodation: MSC Magnifica rooms and suites
The MSC Magnifica has five accommodation categories: inside cabins, outside cabins, balcony cabins, family suites and deluxe suites. Modest inside cabins start at 151 square feet, while at the other end of the spectrum deluxe suites measure a generous 355 square feet with a 33 square foot balcony.

No matter which size you opt for, each room is comfortable and well-equipped with nice amenities to make your stay that much better, including a television, phone, hair dryer, safe and mini fridge. Suite guests enjoy additional perks such as separate living areas, bathtubs and ample storage space.

Entertainment: things to do on board the MSC Magnifica
There is plenty of fun to be had on board the MSC Magnifica from sunrise until sunset - here are some of the entertainment highlights:

  • Production shows and live entertainment at the 1,240-seat Royal Theatre
  • Beauty treatments and pampering at the MSC Aurea Spa and Turkish Bath
  • Fine wines and other beverages across 12 designer bars and lounges
  • Duty-free shops, internet cafe, library and card room at the 3-storey Atrium
  • Two main pools, four whirlpools and a spacious sun deck
  • Trivia competitions and audience participation shows at L’Ametista lounge

Food: MSC Magnifica restaurants
An Italian ship, the MSC Magnifica features plenty of fresh, delicious Italian food - expect pasta, pizza and everything in between.

Dining included in your MSC Magnifica fare:

  • L’Edera Dining Room
  • Quattro Venti Dining Room
  • Sahara Buffet

Specialty dining (not included in your ticket):

  • Oriental Plaza: Asian fusion
  • 24 hour room service
  • In-cabin pizza delivery

Destinations: MSC Magnifica itineraries
The MSC Magnifica splits her schedule between Europe and South America, visiting ports in destinations such as Italy, Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Spain, Malta, Brazil, Uruguay and Argentina. The shore excursions available will of course depend on your chosen itinerary, but you can expect a good mix to choose from at each port. There will be options to suit all interests and activity levels, from a cooking class in Venice to a bike tour in Buenos Aires.

Things to remember: On board the MSC Magnifica
Here are a few helpful hints to keep in mind as you plan your holiday onboard the MSC Magnifica.

  • Daily gratuities are not included in your cruise fare or automatically added to your account, so it’s best to tip the attentive staff a few euros each day or as you see fit.
  • Be prepared to hear some announcements repeated in different languages, with staff having to cater for English, French, German, Spanish and Italian speakers.
  • The dress code is casual day and night, although for those who love dressing up there is usually at least one formal evening per sailing.
  • Families with children are well-looked after, with organised youth programmes for kids aged 3 to 17.