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 MSC Opera

Launched in March of 2004, MSC's new Opera joins the Lirica and adds a new dimension to the MSC fleet.

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 Professional Reviews

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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Ema 25 3 Venice

    Before MSC Opera I was on MSC Fantasia which is a bigger (and better) ship. Overall impresion is great! Itineraries are great, time spent on shore excellent and everyone are so nice and kind. more

  • Judy 51 3 Northern Europe

    We visited 5 countries in 10 days, Amsterdam, Vigo, Spain, Lisbon, Portugal, Bilboa, Spain, and La Harve, France - great experience. The only problem is that we didn't get to stay longer at each more

    6 users found this review helpful.
  • Michelle 43 8 South Africa

    CABIN 10199 The staff on boarding could speak very little English and we were sent from pillar to post regarding the on board recharging of accounts and eventually just went up to more

    20 users found this review helpful.
  • john hum 34 2 Northern Europe

    Mediterranean Shipping Crooks The whole time you are on this ship you can't wait to get to land. A British man I talked to compared it to being in the army and he hit the nail on the head. more

    15 users found this review helpful.
  • Tracy

    42 2 Eastern Caribbean

    Our cruise on the MSC Opera from 1/28/06 to 2/4/06 was a truly wonderful experience. We researched MSC prior to our trip due to the unfamiliarity of the ship line. We read both positive more

    55 users found this review helpful.
  • V Gell

    52 6 Transatlantic

    I can honestly say that this cruise was the biggest mistake we have ever made! A beautiful ship granted and the cleanliness was exceptional but the whole experience was ruined by more

    54 users found this review helpful.
  • Dave and Mary

    55-60 7 Transatlantic - Genoa to Ft. Lauderdale

    ABOUT US: We are 55 and 60 years old, and have traveled extensively. We took the Westbound Transatlantic crossing of the Opera in 2004, starting in Genoa, Italy and ending in more

    27 users found this review helpful.
  • Gordon Klang

    63 60 Eastern Caribbean

    This is a review of the 11 night holiday cruise on the MSC Opera. It started on December 28 and ended on January 8, 2005. The review is going to be a long stream of consciousness more

    26 users found this review helpful.
  • Linda Jensen

    58 3 Western Caribbean

    My husband and I recently returned from a cruise on the MSC Opera. We had never heard of this particular cruise line and therefore, didn't know what to expect. MY GOSH!!!! It was so nice more

    14 users found this review helpful.
  • Dennis Brandt

    25 2 Western Caribbean

    We had a great time on the Opera. Three of us had an inside room, which was perfect for us, since we were never there anyway. It was big enough for us three and had everything we more

    11 users found this review helpful.
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Ship Summary
  • Operator:Mediterranean Shipping Cruises
  • Capacity (double occupancy):1756
  • Builder:Chantiers de l'Atlantique (France)
  • Full Capacity:0
  • Inaugurated:2004
  • Space Ratio:TBA
  • Gross Tonnage:58,600gt
  • Crew:800
  • Length:763 ft. / 251.25 m