Elaine's cruise from Rome

By elaine mcmanus

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MSC Fantasia is stylish and eco-friendly, balancing warmth and comfort with cutting-edge design. At its heart you’ll find a real stone piazza complete with an espresso bar serving freshly-baked pastries and authentic gelati, making it the perfect place to take a moment away from bargain hunting in the chic boutiques and duty-free shop nearby.​


Cruising in the Mediterranean is a great way to explore the region’s diverse cultures, stunning landscapes, and rich history, while enjoying the convenience and affordability of a cruise vacation. Whether you’re a first-time cruiser or a seasoned traveler, there’s something for everyone on a Mediterranean cruise.

What I Loved

One of the main advantages of cruising in the Mediterranean is that it allows you to visit multiple destinations in a single trip, without the hassle of packing and unpacking. You can wake up in a new city or country every day, and enjoy a variety of experiences, from exploring ancient ruins to relaxing on pristine beaches.

Activities & Places to See

  • Explore the Colosseum and learn about its history.
  • Visit Vatican City and explore St. Peter's Basilica.
  • Explore the Pompeii archaeological site featuring ancient ruins and archaeological wonders.


Enjoy fun new experiences around the clock on an MSC Cruises' ship, from enriching indoor and outdoor activities during the day to magical night-time entertainment. With cinemas, tournaments and competitions, outdoor activities that are fun for the whole family and magical night-time entertainment, you’ll have a hard time choosing between all the things you can see and experience.Don’t miss an all-new entertainment experience and enjoy an extraordinary embrace of sounds, lights, performers and special effects that will make you feel part of the show.

Food & Bars

From authentic Asian dishes and succulent steaks to chef’s table experiences, the speciality restaurants offer a mouth-watering variety of international cuisine. Choose your dining experience in our exclusive restaurants or in refined bars.


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