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MSC Opera cruise ship itinerary schedule shows MSC cruises 2015-2016-2017 itineraries, sailing calendar of all departure dates, ports of call times (arrivals/departures) and MSC cruise prices comparison for the ship’s main cabin categories. This page also features a cruise ship tracker – MSC Opera position now (the vessel’s current location at sea).

MSC Opera cruise prices are per person and based on double occupancy. These are only indicative MSC cruise rates. They might be different when you book your MSC Cruises Opera deals, influenced by travel agency promotions, special offers and discounts, group travel or last-minute deals rates.

MSC Opera cruise ship

Year built
Last refurbished
2004
2015
IMO number
MMSI number
Callsign code
Flag State (registered in)
9250464
357627000
H3FV
Panama
Passenger capacity
Crew capacity
Gross tonnage weight
LOA length
1710 (2000 max)
730
59,060 tons
823 ft (251 m)
Ship builder
Building cost
Owner and Operator
Christened by
Official website link
Chantiers de l’Atlantique (France)
USD 270 mill
MSC Cruises
Sophia Loren
MSCcruises.com
  • Passenger decks: 9
  • Cabin grades number: 8
  • Total number of cabins: 878 (of which 28 Suites, 172 Balcony, 359 Inside rooms)
  • For more information on facilities and cabins see the review of MSC Opera deck plans at CruiseShipDeckPlan.com.

MSC Opera ship

  • MSC Opera Cruise Ship Schedule COMDining Rooms: La Caravella, L’Approdo
  • Restaurants and food bars: Le Vele (buffet), Il Patio (pizza/grill)
  • Lounges & Bars: dell Opera (theater), Byblos (nightclub), Sotto Vento (pub), Cotton Club, Caruso, Piazza di Spagna, La Cabala, Aroma, Spinnaker, poolside bars.
  • Amenities: complimentary 24-Hour Room-Service, Supervised Children Program, Internet/WiFi Access, Laundry.
  • Monte Carlo (casino), Solarium (adults only), Gym, Spa, 2 jacuzzis, 2 pools, Opera Water Park with slide (2015 refurbishment).
  • There is a scheduled for 2015 refurbishment and major refit, when MSC Cruises will stretch their Opera ship. To the MSC Opera ship’s will be added a whole 82 ft /(25 m) long mid-section of new cabins and facilities.
  • MSC Opera cruise ship is the line’s 4th and last Lirica-class vessel. Her sisters in the fleet are the MSC ships Armonia, LiricaSinfonia.
  • The 2nd MSC ship to sail in the Caribbean after the Lirica’s debute in 2003.
  • Big luxury cruise ship, with a high crew to guest ratio.
  • Don’t forget that on MSC Opera cruises kids sail for free!

Cuba cruises 2016

In July 2015, the MSC cruise line announced that the Opera ship will be homeported in Havana, Cuba. Starting on December 22 (2015), the ship will operate during its winter season (2015-2016) a total of 16 roundtrip 7-night Caribbean cruises from Cuba. Destination ports of call list includes Mexico (Cozumel /2-night stay), Jamaica (Montego Bay), Grand Cayman and Havana (2-night stay).

MSC will also offer Caribbean fly-cruise deals from Europe (Spain, Italy, France, Germany), Canada and South America (Brazil, Argentina). The line’s local partner is the Cubanacan Group (hotel chain).

Incidents/Accidents

  • (21 May, 2010, drug smuggling) while docked in Dover as call port on the Transatlantic cruise from Brazil to Amsterdam, onboard MSC opera UKBA agents found 35 kilos of cocaine (worth ?1,4 mill) concealed in 4 cabins occupied by a total of 8 passengers from Latvia and Lithuania.
  •  (14 May, 2011, engine failure) while on a Baltic cruise itinerary from UK/Southampton, the ship suffered an engine power outage, stranding it without lighting, water and working toilets. The ship had to be towed to the Nynashamn port where passengers were transferred to Stockholm on smaller boats to be flown home from there during the same day. All guests were refunded with the full cost of the 10-day voyage.

MSC Opera itinerary 2015 cruises

Date / Departure Itinerary / Route Prices from
9-day one-way to Greece/Turkey/Black Sea from Venice Mon Jul 06 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Jul 07 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Jul 08 (At Sea), Thu Jul 09 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Jul 10 (At Sea), Sat Jul 11 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Jul 12 (At Sea), Mon Jul 13 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Jul 14 (At Sea), Wed Jul 15 08:00am (Istanbul, arrive) Inside $689
Outside $799
Balcony $1029
Suite $1569
14-day round-trip to Europe-Southern from Venice Mon Jul 06 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Jul 07 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Jul 08 (At Sea), Thu Jul 09 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Jul 10 (At Sea), Sat Jul 11 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Jul 12 (At Sea), Mon Jul 13 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Jul 14 (At Sea), Wed Jul 15 08:00am to 05:00pm (Istanbul), Thu Jul 16 02:00pm to 11:59pm (Mykonos), Fri Jul 17 07:00am to 01:00pm (Thira/Santorini), Sat Jul 18 08:00am to 02:00pm (Argostolion), Sun Jul 19 08:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Mon Jul 20 09:30am (Venice, arrive) Inside $2269
Outside $2499
14-day round-trip to Europe-Southern from Venice Mon Jul 20 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Jul 21 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Jul 22 (At Sea), Thu Jul 23 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Jul 24 (At Sea), Sat Jul 25 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Jul 26 (At Sea), Mon Jul 27 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Jul 28 (At Sea), Wed Jul 29 08:00am to 05:00pm (Istanbul), Thu Jul 30 02:00pm to 11:59pm (Mykonos), Fri Jul 31 07:00am to 01:00pm (Thira/Santorini), Sat Aug 01 08:00am to 02:00pm (Argostolion), Sun Aug 02 08:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Mon Aug 03 09:30am (Venice, arrive) Inside $2485
Outside $2755
14-day round-trip to Europe-Southern from Venice Mon Aug 03 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Aug 04 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Aug 05 (At Sea), Thu Aug 06 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Aug 07 (At Sea), Sat Aug 08 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Aug 09 (At Sea), Mon Aug 10 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Aug 11 (At Sea), Wed Aug 12 08:00am to 05:00pm (Istanbul), Thu Aug 13 02:00pm to 11:59pm (Mykonos), Fri Aug 14 07:00am to 01:00pm (Thira/Santorini), Sat Aug 15 08:00am to 02:00pm (Argostolion), Sun Aug 16 08:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Mon Aug 17 09:30am (Venice, arrive) Inside $2345
Outside $2615
14-day round-trip to Europe-Southern from Venice Mon Aug 17 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Aug 18 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Aug 19 (At Sea), Thu Aug 20 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Aug 21 (At Sea), Sat Aug 22 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Aug 23 (At Sea), Mon Aug 24 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Aug 25 (At Sea), Wed Aug 26 08:00am to 05:00pm (Istanbul), Thu Aug 27 02:00pm to 11:59pm (Mykonos), Fri Aug 28 07:00am to 01:00pm (Thira/Santorini), Sat Aug 29 08:00am to 02:00pm (Argostolion), Sun Aug 30 08:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Mon Aug 31 09:30am (Venice, arrive) Inside $2149
Outside $2559
14-day round-trip to Europe-Southern from Venice Mon Aug 31 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Sep 01 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Sep 02 (At Sea), Thu Sep 03 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Sep 04 (At Sea), Sat Sep 05 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Sep 06 (At Sea), Mon Sep 07 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Sep 08 (At Sea), Wed Sep 09 08:00am to 05:00pm (Istanbul), Thu Sep 10 02:00pm to 11:59pm (Mykonos), Fri Sep 11 07:00am to 01:00pm (Thira/Santorini), Sat Sep 12 08:00am to 02:00pm (Argostolion), Sun Sep 13 08:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Mon Sep 14 09:30am (Venice, arrive) Inside $2139
Outside $2409
14-day round-trip to Europe-Southern from Venice Mon Sep 14 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Sep 15 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Sep 16 (At Sea), Thu Sep 17 07:00am to 06:00pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Sep 18 (At Sea), Sat Sep 19 09:00am to 06:00pm (Constanta), Sun Sep 20 (At Sea), Mon Sep 21 08:00am to 08:00pm (Sochi), Tue Sep 22 (At Sea), Wed Sep 23 08:00am to 05:00pm (Istanbul), Thu Sep 24 02:00pm to 11:59pm (Mykonos), Fri Sep 25 07:00am to 01:00pm (Thira/Santorini), Sat Sep 26 08:00am to 02:00pm (Argostolion), Sun Sep 27 08:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Mon Sep 28 09:30am (Venice, arrive) Inside $1999
Outside $2409
12-day round-trip to Mediterranean-East from Venice Mon Sep 28 04:00pm (Venice, departing), Tue Sep 29 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Wed Sep 30 (At Sea), Thu Oct 01 07:30am to 04:30pm (Athens/Piraeus), Fri Oct 02 08:00am to 03:00pm (Izmir), Sat Oct 03 10:00am to 06:00pm (Rhodes), Sun Oct 04 01:00pm to 07:00pm (Limassol), Mon Oct 05 07:00am to 09:00pm (Haifa), Tue Oct 06 (At Sea), Wed Oct 07 08:00am to 03:00pm (Iraklion), Thu Oct 08 07:00am to 01:00pm (Katakolon), Fri Oct 09 09:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Sat Oct 10 09:00am (Venice, arrive) Inside $1329
Outside $1739
Balcony $2479
12-day round-trip to Mediterranean-East from Venice Sat Oct 10 04:00pm (Venice, departing), Sun Oct 11 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Mon Oct 12 (At Sea), Tue Oct 13 07:30am to 04:30pm (Athens/Piraeus), Wed Oct 14 08:00am to 03:00pm (Izmir), Thu Oct 15 10:00am to 06:00pm (Rhodes), Fri Oct 16 01:00pm to 07:00pm (Limassol), Sat Oct 17 07:00am to 09:00pm (Haifa), Sun Oct 18 (At Sea), Mon Oct 19 08:00am to 03:00pm (Iraklion), Tue Oct 20 07:00am to 01:00pm (Katakolon), Wed Oct 21 09:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Thu Oct 22 09:00am (Venice, arrive) Inside $1329
Outside $1739
Balcony $2839
Suite $3179
12-day round-trip to Mediterranean-East from Venice Thu Oct 22 04:00pm (Venice, departing), Fri Oct 23 02:00pm to 07:00pm (Bari), Sat Oct 24 (At Sea), Sun Oct 25 07:30am to 04:30pm (Athens/Piraeus), Mon Oct 26 08:00am to 03:00pm (Izmir), Tue Oct 27 10:00am to 06:00pm (Rhodes), Wed Oct 28 01:00pm to 07:00pm (Limassol), Thu Oct 29 07:00am to 09:00pm (Haifa), Fri Oct 30 (At Sea), Sat Oct 31 08:00am to 03:00pm (Iraklion), Sun Nov 01 07:00am to 01:00pm (Katakolon), Mon Nov 02 09:00am to 02:00pm (Dubrovnik), Tue Nov 03 09:00am (Venice, arrive) Inside $1339
Outside $1609
5-day one-way to Mediterranean-West from Venice Tue Nov 03 05:00pm (Venice, departing), Wed Nov 04 09:00am to 06:00pm (Split), Thu Nov 05 08:00am to 02:00pm (Kotor), Fri Nov 06 (At Sea), Sat Nov 07 09:00am to 07:00pm (Rome/Civitavecchia), Sun Nov 08 09:00am (Genoa, arrive) Inside $649
Outside $719
Balcony $859
Suite $1829
12-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Genoa Sun Nov 08 04:00pm (Genoa, departing), Mon Nov 09 (At Sea), Tue Nov 10 05:30pm to 11:30pm (Gibraltar), Wed Nov 11 09:00am to 05:00pm (Cadiz), Thu Nov 12 (At Sea), Fri Nov 13 08:00am to 04:00pm (Funchal), Sat Nov 14 12:00pm to 06:00pm (Arrecife), Sun Nov 15 (At Sea), Mon Nov 16 10:30am to 05:30pm (Malaga), Tue Nov 17 06:00pm to Wed Nov 18 03:00am (Palma de Mallorca), Thu Nov 19 10:00am to 07:00pm (Rome/Civitavecchia), Fri Nov 20 09:00am (Genoa, arrive) Inside $1199
Outside $1609
Balcony $2159
Suite $3049
12-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Genoa Fri Nov 20 04:00pm (Genoa, departing), Sat Nov 21 (At Sea), Sun Nov 22 05:30pm to 10:30pm (Gibraltar), Mon Nov 23 (At Sea), Tue Nov 24 01:00pm to 07:00pm (Arrecife), Wed Nov 25 08:00am to 04:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Thu Nov 26 09:00am to 04:00pm (Funchal), Fri Nov 27 (At Sea), Sat Nov 28 09:30am to 04:30pm (Malaga), Sun Nov 29 06:00pm to Mon Nov 30 03:00am (Palma de Mallorca), Tue Dec 01 10:00am to 07:00pm (Rome/Civitavecchia), Wed Dec 02 09:00am (Genoa, arrive) Inside $1199
Outside $1609
Balcony $2159
Suite $3049
10-day one-way to Canary Islands from Genoa Wed Dec 02 06:00pm (Genoa, departing), Thu Dec 03 08:00am to 06:00pm (Marseille), Fri Dec 04 (At Sea), Sat Dec 05 08:00am to 04:00pm (Cartagena), Sun Dec 06 08:00am to 05:00pm (Gibraltar), Mon Dec 07 08:00am to 06:00pm (Cadiz), Tue Dec 08 (At Sea), Wed Dec 09 08:00am to 05:00pm (Funchal), Thu Dec 10 09:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Dec 11 08:00am to 07:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Dec 12 08:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $929
Outside $1049
Balcony $1279
Suite $2279
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Dec 12 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Dec 13 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Dec 14 (At Sea), Tue Dec 15 09:00am to Wed Dec 16 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Dec 17 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Dec 18 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Dec 19 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Dec 19 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Dec 20 (At Sea), Mon Dec 21 07:00am to Tue Dec 22 02:00pm (Casablanca), Wed Dec 23 09:00am to 06:00pm (Agadir), Thu Dec 24 09:00am to 07:00pm (Arrecife), Fri Dec 25 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Dec 26 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $719
Outside $899
Balcony $1018
Suite $2229
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Dec 26 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Dec 27 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Dec 28 (At Sea), Tue Dec 29 09:00am to Wed Dec 30 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Dec 31 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Jan 01 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Jan 02 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $869
Outside $1049
Balcony $1469
Suite $2359

MSC Opera itinerary 2016 cruises

Date / Departure Itinerary / Route Prices from
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Jan 02 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Jan 03 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Jan 04 (At Sea), Tue Jan 05 09:00am to Wed Jan 06 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Jan 07 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Jan 08 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Jan 09 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Jan 09 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Jan 10 (At Sea), Mon Jan 11 07:00am to Tue Jan 12 02:00pm (Casablanca), Wed Jan 13 09:00am to 06:00pm (Agadir), Thu Jan 14 09:00am to 07:00pm (Arrecife), Fri Jan 15 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Jan 16 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Jan 16 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Jan 17 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Jan 18 (At Sea), Tue Jan 19 09:00am to Wed Jan 20 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Jan 21 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Jan 22 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Jan 23 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Jan 23 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Jan 24 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Jan 25 (At Sea), Tue Jan 26 09:00am to Wed Jan 27 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Jan 28 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Jan 29 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Jan 30 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Jan 30 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Jan 31 (At Sea), Mon Feb 01 07:00am to Tue Feb 02 02:00pm (Casablanca), Wed Feb 03 09:00am to 06:00pm (Agadir), Thu Feb 04 09:00am to 07:00pm (Arrecife), Fri Feb 05 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Feb 06 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Feb 06 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Feb 07 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Feb 08 (At Sea), Tue Feb 09 09:00am to Wed Feb 10 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Feb 11 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Feb 12 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Feb 13 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Feb 13 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Feb 14 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Feb 15 (At Sea), Tue Feb 16 09:00am to Wed Feb 17 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Feb 18 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Feb 19 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Feb 20 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Feb 20 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Feb 21 (At Sea), Mon Feb 22 07:00am to Tue Feb 23 02:00pm (Casablanca), Wed Feb 24 09:00am to 06:00pm (Agadir), Thu Feb 25 09:00am to 07:00pm (Arrecife), Fri Feb 26 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Feb 27 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Feb 27 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Feb 28 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Feb 29 (At Sea), Tue Mar 01 09:00am to Wed Mar 02 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Mar 03 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Mar 04 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Mar 05 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $619
Outside $799
Balcony $918
Suite $2109
7-day round-trip to Canary Islands from Las Palmas Sat Mar 05 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Mar 06 08:00am to 06:00pm (Fuerteventura), Mon Mar 07 (At Sea), Tue Mar 08 09:00am to Wed Mar 09 02:00pm (Funchal), Thu Mar 10 08:00am to 06:00pm (Santa Cruz de la Palma), Fri Mar 11 08:00am to 09:00pm (Santa Cruz de Tenerife), Sat Mar 12 07:00am (Las Palmas, arrive) Inside $669
Outside $849
Balcony $968
Suite $2209
9-day one-way to Mediterranean-West from Las Palmas Sat Mar 12 11:50pm (Las Palmas, departing), Sun Mar 13 (At Sea), Mon Mar 14 07:00am to 09:00pm (Casablanca), Tue Mar 15 09:00am to 06:00pm (Tangier), Wed Mar 16 08:00am to 06:00pm (Cadiz), Thu Mar 17 08:00am to 06:00pm (Malaga), Fri Mar 18 (At Sea), Sat Mar 19 08:00am to 05:00pm (Barcelona), Sun Mar 20 09:00am to 05:00pm (Marseille), Mon Mar 21 08:00am (Genoa, arrive) Inside $839
Outside $959
Balcony $1179
Suite $2619

MSC Opera itinerary 2017 cruises

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