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MSC Lirica News

MSC Executes Unannounced Pirate Crisis Drill Abroad Lirica

posted April 10, 2014

MSC Cruises has reported that on Monday, March 31, the company organized a crisis management drill aboard the MSC Lirica as she was cruising off the coast of Oman. The drill saw the involvement of close to 2,500 people between crew members, employees ashore and passengers. Read more...

MSC to Renovate Lirica-Class Ships

posted Dec 22, 2014

MSC Cruises today announced a multi-million euro investment that will involve stretching all four of its Lirica class ships over the next two years. The almost €200 million, or $330 million USD, "renaissance program” has been commissioned from Fincantieri in Italy and will be complete by 2015. Read more...

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Itinerary

The MSC Lirica sails Abu Dhabi and Emirates, Northern Europe and Grand Cruises. Visit the MSC/USA website for a complete schedule.

Updated Jan 2014.

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CDC Ratings

2008 Rating 100 (Mar)
2009 Rating 100 (Jan)

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Deck Plan

Sun Deck

Deck games

Rossini Deck

Passenger staterooms, The Blue Club, Virtual Reality Games

Vivaldi Deck

Lirica Health Center, MSC Kids Club, Ice Cream Bar, La Canzone del Mar Pool and Bar,  Le Piscine Pool, La Pergola Restaurant, Le Bistro Cafeteria

Bellini Deck

Passenger staterooms

Albinoni Deck

Passenger staterooms

Paganini Deck

Passenger staterooms

Scarlatti Deck

The Lirica Lounge, Medical Center, passenger staterooms

Puccini Deck

The Broadway Theater, The Coffee Corner, Card room & library, La Cabaret, Las Vegas Casino, L'Atmosphere, Cyber Cafe, Photo shop, L'lppocampo Restaurant

Verdi Deck

Lord Nelson Pub, Reception desk, Tour office, Duty-free shops, The Beverly Hills Bar, La Bussola Restaurant 

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MSC Lirica

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Timeless Italian design and ambiance features gleaming marble, plush fabrics and fine artwork, comparable to the best hotels in Italy. Relax by the pool with a cool drink on your days of classic cruising at sea while the kids enjoy the complimentary youth club programs. Check e-mail in the Internet Café or the Wi-Fi areas of the ship. When evening falls, enjoy authentic Italian cuisine with a seven-course dinner in the elegant main restaurant. Or go for casual family fun at the pizzeria.

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Specifications

Ship Class: Mistral

Launched: 2003

Refurbished:

GRT: 59,000

Length: 824 ft.

Draft: 22 ft.

Speed: 22 Knots

Passengers: 1,560

MSC Lirica Webcam

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Accommodations

Air conditioning, telephone - Availability of Internet connection on your own lap top (not included in price), bathroom with shower, mini bar, and safe. Wi-Fi service available in select rooms. All staterooms have satellite TV, mini-bar, safe, radio and 24-hour room service. Additional Suite amenities include a spacious wardrobe, bathroom with bathtub, and internet availability.

Stateroom sizes

Inside 140 Sq. ft.
Outside 140 Sq. Ft.
Balcony 302 Sq. ft. w/veranda

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Dining Venues

MSC Lirica offers two main restaurants and an outdoor restaurant. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes.

Main Dining Rooms

La Bussola Restaurant located on Verdi deck. Llppocampo Restaurant located on Puccini deck.

Le Bistrot Cafeteria

For a quick lunch offering Italian and international cuisine.

La Pergola Restaurant

Outdoor buffet located on Vivaldi deck. 

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Notable Rooms

Broadway Theater

Main show lounge.

Lirica Lounge

Cabaret-style venue located on Scarlatti deck.

Blue Club

Late-night dance club.

Las Vegas Casino

Slots, cards, games and more.

Le Cabaret Bar

A show lounge with music and dancing.

L'Atmosphere

Intimate cocktail lounge and piano bar.

Beverly Hills Bar

Elegant lounge with live piano music and and great meeting place.

Lord Nelson Pub

English-style pub with views from the portholes.

The Coffee Corner

Coffee bar.

Cyber-Café

Internet room.

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Outdoor Features

Main Pool Area

La Canzone del Mar Pool Bar, Le Piscine Pools, and two whirlpools located on Vivaldi deck.

Sports Area

Mini-golf, shuffleboard and Solarium located on Sun deck. Jogging track on Rossini deck.

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Kid's Programs

Children's Club

MSC offers dedicated indoor areas for the kids including a video game room. All entertainment activities, both for younger guests and adults are conducted in all languages to cater to the needs of every guest. As ships vary in size and facilities, kid’s activities are not restricted to the Mini Clubs.

MSC's kid’s club leaders organize lots of great activities, shows, and games such as treasure hunts, a mini-Olympics, painting courses, dancing, arts, and crafts. Each ship has a cheerful, spacious and safe playroom. Knowing your children are with our expert cruise staff, you can relax and enjoy the pool or unwind with an aromatic massage.

When parents are on excursions ashore, the Mini Club and Juniors Club will remain open for children 3-12 years of age. If parents are ashore or involved in other activities, the kids club leaders will also take youngsters to the buffet or the ship’s restaurant for children’s meals (from a dedicated Children’s Menu).

Children's Menu

Italian favorites like pasta and pizza, hamburgers, hot dogs and delicious pastries and desserts. The My Teen Card makes it convenient for kids 12 -17 to make pre-paid purchases while onboard.

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