Our MSC World Cruise 2023 is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, a spectacular 119-day voyage on board MSC Poesia to commence on January 5, 2023 from Genoa, Italy, and undertake a 30,000 nautical mile journey crossing 24 separate time zones.
Crossing the Atlantic Ocean from Europe, MSC Poesia will visit the tropical islands of the Caribbean and then sail through the Panama Canal. Next on the voyage will be the west coast of Central America with calls in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico before heading to San Francisco.
The Pacific leg will feature visits to Maui, Hawaii, Samoa, Fiji, Auckland in New Zealand, Sydney, the Australian Gold Coast, Cairns and the incredible Great Barrier Reef, Papua New Guinea and the Philippines. The ship will then arrive in Japan during the beautiful cherry blossom season with calls at Kyoto and Tokyo.
Guests will further discover the sights and sounds of Asia with visits to Shanghai, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia. Crossing the Indian Ocean to the Gulf region of the Middle East, MSC Poesia will then head home to the Mediterranean via the Suez Canal, yet another unforgettable experience to behold.
Embarkation ports and dates:
- Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy – January 4, 2023
- Genoa, Italy – January 5, 2023
- Marseille, France – January 6, 2023
- Barcelona, Spain – January 7, 2023
For all guests, the cruise fare includes:
- 15 shore excursions selected among the best excursions created by MSC Cruises:
- FUNCHAL/MADEIRA IS.: PANORAMIC CABO GIRÃO AND RIBEIRA BRAVA (FUN18W)
- CARTAGENA, COLOMBIA: PANORAMIC SIGHTSEEING TOUR (CAR07W)
- PUNTARENAS, COSTA RICA: SCENIC DRIVE, CULTURAL SHOW & SHOPPING (PAS01W)
- SAN DIEGO, USA: SAN DIEGO HARBOR CRUISE (SDO01W)
- SAN FRANCISCO, USA: SAN FRANCISCO & GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE (SFO02W)
- HONOLULU, HAWAII: PEARL HARBOR (HDH01W)
- AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND: AUCKLAND MUSEUM & CITY SIGHTS (AKL02W)
- SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA: DISCOVERING SYDNEY (SDY07W)
- MANILA, PHILIPPINES: OLD AND NEW MANILA (MNL01W)
- TOKYO, JAPAN: TOKYO HALF DAY (TYO01W)
- BUSAN, REPUBLIC OF KOREA: BEST OF BUSAN (PUS01W)
- SHANGHAI, CHINA: PANORAMIC SHANGHAI & MAGLEV TRAIN (SHA05W)
- DA NANG, VIETNAM: HIGHLIGHTS OF DA NANG (DNG10W)
- KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA: HIGHLIGHTS OF KUALA LUMPUR (PKG11W)
- DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: NEW WONDERS OF DUBAI (DXB01W)
- Naturally, guests will be able to book others either in advance or during the cruise.
- a Dine & Drink Package so house wines, draught beer and a selection of other drinks are available at no additional cost during lunch and dinner.
- a 30% off laundry services throughout the cruise.
In addition, our MSC Voyagers Club members will:
- keep on enjoying their usual 5% club discount
- receive triple Voyagers Club points for their chosen Experience. These points will be credited at the time of booking, providing a world of privileges to enjoy immediately.
ABOUT MSC POESIA
On board MSC Poesia, guests will enter a refined world of comfort with elegant design.
There's so much to delight in from the spectacular foyer waterfall to the Zen Garden, an authentic Japanese Sushi bar and opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness centre.
For the more active, there is a basketball and tennis court, shuffleboard, state-of-the-art gym and mini golf area.
Plus 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and a giant poolside cinema screen, to name only some of the features of MSC Poesia.
Get more details about MSC Poesia features downloading our technical sheet.
Thanks to our STATUS MATCH program, you can generate repeat business towards past world-cruisers.
Enroll your clients to our MSC Voyagers Club, match their loyalty status, and get them to benefit from 5% discount, instantly earn triple points for their world cruise booking plus all benefits that goes with their tier level.
Get more details about our STATUS MATCH program in our Voyagers Club dedicated page.