7 Night Cruise sailing from Venice roundtrip aboard MSC Lirica.
The MSC Lirica offers cozy comfort in a traditional yet elegant setting. Like beautiful lyrics set to music, the MSC Lirica cruise ship is perfectly in tune with the sea. Her timeless Italian design and ambiance features gleaming marble, plush fabrics and fine artwork. If you are looking for a more casual resort ambience, decorated in an opulent yet relaxed style, the delightful MSC Lirica cruise liner is your ideal choice. Our warm Mediterranean hospitality will put you right at ease and our modern array of amenities will ensure your every wish is catered for!
Take a trip in style as you travel elegantly to your chosen destination. MSC Lircia features cruises to South America, Transatlantic sailings, Eastern and Western Mediterranean cruises and South African cruises. MSC Cruises’ fleet of luxury liners are renowned the world over for their fabulous attention to detail and quintessential Italian elegance. And on MSC Lirica you will soon see that the ship is as much a part of your voyage as the destination.
Relax at the pool with a cool drink on your days of classic cruising at sea while the kids enjoy our complimentary youth club programs. Check e-mail in the Internet Café or the Wi-Fi areas of our ship. MSC Lirica has a very cosmopolitan itinerary and this is reflected in two of her popular meeting places onboard: the American-style Beverly Hills bar and the welcoming English-style Lord Nelson pub. Take advantage of the best of world cuisines served at each restaurant Or go for casual family fun at our pizzeria. Take time out at the Lirica Health Center: indulge in beauty and spa treatments as you look out though floor-to-ceiling picture windows and magnificent ocean views.
Highlights of this cruise:
The city of Venice sits at the top of the Adriatic Sea in the north east corner of Italy. It is considered by many to be one of the most beautiful cities in the world. The city sits on 118 small islands in the Venetian Lagoon – a salt marsh. In the 12th century Venice became a city state and its location at the top of the Adriatic made it a key naval and commercial centre as well as a flourishing art centre.
Modern Venice is stunning and retains the wonderful history of this unique city. It is a city of museums, galleries, piazzas, palaces, churches and more. One visit isn’t enough to see all that Venice has to offer but visitors should try and see the Basilica San Marco and San Marco Square, the Doges Palace and the Gallerie dell'Accademia which houses some of Italy’s finest art treasures.
Mykonos is the most famous tourist island in the Eastern Mediterranean and certainly the most cosmopolitan among the Cyclades. Mykonos easily captures the visitors interest, thanks to the great variety of choices on offer here. There is something for everyone; “holidays” here can mean anything from the most peaceful relaxation to the wildest partying.
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.