MSC Poesia: 6-Night Cruise from Istanbul to Genoa in November 2023 Starting at €295 (Inside Cabin)

MSC Poesia

If you want to plan your holiday for next year, MSC’s new offer may interest you. You can sail onboard MSC Poesia as it travels from Istanbul to Genoa in November 2023. Inside cabins start at £259 (~€294), outside cabins at £399 (~€452) and balcony cabins would cost you £539 (~€611). The fare includes all taxes, fees and tips.

On MSC Cruises, you get full board dining. This includes seated restaurants and a buffet restaurant which stays open the whole day and has a great selection. You also get free drinks while eating in the buffet restaurant.

msc poesia

The Route

You have to embark on the ship in Istanbul on November 24, 2023, from where it will depart at 01:00 the next day. After a few days, it will arrive in Genoa on November 30, 2023.

  • November 24: Istanbul, Turkiye
  • November 25: Istanbul, Turkiye (01:00)
  • November 26: Athens, Greece (08:00-18:00)
  • November 27: At sea
  • November 28: Palermo, Italy (08:00-16:00)
  • November 29: Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy (09:00-18:00)
  • November 30: Genoa, Italy (08:00)

The Ship

The MSC Poesia is the second youngest ship in MSC’s Musica-class. It made its maiden voyage in 2008. On-board attractions include a foyer waterfall, a zen garden as well as a number of shops, bars and restaurants. Further information is given at


We recommend a buffering day before your cruise, so you can enjoy your first day in Istanbul in peace. As the cruise is more than a year away at the time of writing, we do not recommend booking yet. When the time comes, feel free to use the Travel-Dealz flight search.

Cover Picture: © Pjotr Mahhonin under cc-by-sa-3.0

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