MSC Opera new 2019/2020 winter season deployment

After four years of homeporting in Havana, Cuba, MSC has announced a different deployment programme for 2019/2020 winter season with no cruise ship based in the Caribbean island due to “exceptional circumstances“, Company said.

For this reason MSC Opera weekly cruises to the western Caribbean have been cancelled to offer Mediterranean long cruises instead. The ship will homeport in Genoa and Civitavecchia, Italy to sail alternatively towards Canary Islands and Israelian port of Haifa, included in an MSC cruise for the first time since years.

11-nights itinerary calling in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Morocco

This first itinerary will stop in Malaga, Funchal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Tangier and Cartagena before heading back to Italy. A journey to discover traditions, customs and natural wonders of some of the most beautiful cities that overlook the western part of Mediterranean Sea.

11-nights itinerary calling in Italy, Greece, Cyprus and Israel

This second itinerary will stop in Katakolon, Heraklion, Rhodes, Haifa, Limassol and Messina before heading back to homeports. A journey to discover the eastern Mediterranean Sea and the cultures of some of the most ancient civilizations of the whole World. During Christmas and New Year’s Eve cruises there will be an overnight stop in Haifa in order to visit the Holy Land.

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