MSC Virtuosa: 15-Night Cruise from Southampton Starting at £799 / €942 pp in October

msc virtuosa interior

On October 1, the MSC Virtuosa departs from Southampton and takes its passengers to France, Spain, Morocco, and Portugal, before bringing them back to Southampton after 15 nights. Currently, you can book an interior cabin on that cruise for £799 (~€930). You can also stay in an ocean view cabin for £1,029 (~€1,198) or in an outside cabin for £1,309 (~€1,524).

Besides staying in a comfortable cabin, you’ll also profit from the many included services: Gratuities, hot drinks, water, buffet & main restaurant dining, and broadway style theatre shows are all included in the price.

The Route

This is the cruise’s itinerary:

  • October 1: Southampton (departs at 20:00)
  • October 2: Le Havre (near Rouen, 13 hours)
  • October 3: At sea
  • October 4: La Coruna (10 hours)
  • October 5: At sea
  • October 6: Cadiz (13 hours)
  • October 7: Casablanca (near Marrakech, 13 hours)
  • October 8: At sea
  • October 9: Barcelona (7 hours)
  • October 10: Palma de Mallorca (11 hours)
  • October 11: Valencia (10 hours)
  • October 12: At sea
  • October 13: Lisbon (10 hours)
  • October 14 – 15: At sea
  • October 16: Southampton (arrives at 7:00)

The Ship

The MSC Virtuosa is in service for MSC since 2021, with 2,421 cabins across 15 decks. It offers 11 restaurants, three of which should be included in this deal. But there’s much more to do on the ship than just eat. There are 4 swimming pools, kids clubs for all ages, and you can spend your time playing basketball, soccer, tennis, volleyball, doing karaoke, or visiting the shows, casino, theatre, or one of the 9 whirlpools. The onboard currency is the Euro.

Getting to Southampton

Most people will probably get to Southampton from London. You can, however, also fly directly to Southampton, e.g. from Edinburg or Glasgow with Loganair, from Amsterdam with KLM, from Dublin or Manchester with Eastern Airways, or from Belfast with Aer Lingus. The prices for round trips to Southampton usually range from €85 to €265.

Cover Picture: © MSC Cruises

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