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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

Tom Ogg


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 User Reviews

  • Name Age # of Cruises Desitination
  • Gary Thompson

    69 14 Eastern Caribbean

    My love affair with cruising started with my first cruise in the mid-80’s and continues to this day. Our experience, prior to the cruise on the MSC Opera, was limited to the more

    13 users found this review helpful.
  • Lynn W.

    26 4 Western Caribbean

    My husband and I booked this cruise after reading many reviews and searching for a vacation that wouldn’t break the bank. Our prior cruises were aboard Royal Caribbean twice and more

    16 users found this review helpful.
  • Scott Walton

    28 3 Eastern Caribbean

    I was very nervous about this cruise because they have not been around very long and I had read so many bad reviews. I had an outstanding time. I have been on two previous cruises more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Blain Fowler

    32 5 Southern Caribbean

    The MSC Opera is a very different kind of cruise ship. That said, that is not a bad thing, though some might find it such. Embarkation was very easy. About 30 minutes after arrival, we more

    18 users found this review helpful.
  • Barry

    64 Many Transatlantic - Fort Lauderdale to Genoa

    MSC Opera. Transatlantic Crossing Fort Lauderdale to Genoa 2nd to 19th April, 2005. Although this is our own personal thoughts and opinions based on our experience from time to more

    9 users found this review helpful.
  • Vince Pearce

    55 7 Europe

    What an enjoyable cruise! Embarkation very well organized. We arrived at Venice airport at 11.30am and after clearing customs arrived at the port at approximately 1.00pm and more

    42 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