MSC Lirica, Greece – Turkey – Israel – Cyprus.

Cruise with MSC Lirica, Greece – Turkey – Israel – Cyprus.

Piraeus – Kusadasi – At Sea – Haifa – Limassol – Rhodes – Santorini – Piraeus.

 7 nights, from 299 €/person!

MSC Lirica brings you a distinctive cruise experience along classic lines, centred on elegance, comfort and hospitality in the finest traditions of MSC Cruises’ Mediterranean way of life.
An atmosphere of relaxed spaciousness pervades, with magnificent internal vistas from the foyer and unimpeded ocean views from the lounges’ floor-to-ceiling picture windows.
But you’ll also find an abundance of intimate spaces, like the swish Beverly Hills Bar or traditional English-style Lord Nelson Pub, the perfect haven for a pre-theatre drink. Modernity and tradition mingle on this ecological ship.
Experiencing something new to savour every moment aboard, it will come as no surprise to hear travellers grow lyrical that cruise ship is the heart of their voyage, no less than the incredible destinations she takes them to discover.

(source: msccruises.com)

Schedule:

Day 1: Piraeus, Greece – Boarding the ship, settling in the cabin and time to explore! Foyers, lounges & bars, restaurants, spa, sports facilities, discos, playgrounds, swimming pools, live music and performance venues…

Day  2: Kusadasi, Turkey – Seaside town and resort on the coast of Asia Minor. In the bustling center you will find several shops to practice the art of bargaining and enjoy a coffe coffee. The archeological site of Ephesus is located just on the outskirts of the city and is worth visiting to admire the Ancient Greek and Roman monuments! A visit to Izmir is also an excellent idea.

Day 3: At sea – Free day to enjoy the ship’s services! After breakfast, swimming pools, water park and clubs for our little friends are waiting! Not far, the Aurea Spa, duty free shops on various decks, and the coffee corner are available for your break. What’s more, you will find various restaurants, a casino, a virtual reality room, a disco or a Broadway theatre.

Day 4: Haifa, Israel – The third largest city in Israel, with a 3,000 years history. The Baha’i World Center, with its magnificent gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is a site worth visiting. Nearby is Nazareth, and a little further the Sea of Galilee, centers of great religious interest.

Day 5: Limassol, Cyprus – The largest port of the island and the second largest city in Cyprus. Built between two ancient cities, Amathus and Kourion, it has a historic centre, with its castle and Medieval Museum. It is also known for its cultural tradition, cosmopolitan character, and rich nightlife.

Day 6: Rhodes, Greece – The largest island of the Dodecanese, a gift from Zeus to the god Helios, with archaeological finds from the Stone Age. The Medieval city of Rhodes, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is worth visiting, the Grand Master’s Palace, walk down the Street of the Knights and definitely climb the Acropolis of Lindos, the birthplace of Cleobulus, one of the seven sages of antiquity.

Day 7:  Santorini, Greece – The most famous Cycladic island, and popular tourist destination. Santorini is known for its underwater volcano, the prehistoric settlement of Akrotiri, the cave houses, the churches with blue domes, the local ‘Vinsanto’ wine and the cable car to the old port.

Day 8: Piraeus, Greece – Return and disembarkation, after a unique trip. If time allows, take the opportunity for a walk in Piraeus’ market, or the historic center of Athens!

For more information on the available optional excursions, please contact TRAVELLERS CLUB.

What is included:

  • Accommodation in a cabin of your choice
  • All meals
  • Daily entertainment on board
  • Fitness and sports facilities
  • Port fees and taxes

Not included:

  • Consumption of drinks / soft drinks
  • Optional shore excursions
  • Gratuities
  • Anything else not explicitly mentioned in the ‘included’ part.

3rd and 4th adult in the same cabin pay from 259 € / person.
Children up to 17 years old pay 140 € in a cabin with 2 adults.

Price based on cabin category IB Bella interior, for departure October 3, 2022, subject to availability. Ticket prices for other dates may vary. Taxes, port fees and service charges are included in the price.

Itinerary:

Monday: Piraeus, Greece, Boarding – 18:00
Tuesday: Kusadasi, Turkey, 09:00 – 18:00
Wednesday: At sea,
Thursday: Haifa, Israel, 06:00 – 19:00
Friday: Limassol, Cyprus, 07:00 – 16:00
Saturday: Rhodes, Greece, 10:00 – 18:00
Sunday: Santorini, Greece, 08:00 – 18:00
Monday: Piraeus, Greece, 08:00 – Disembakation

Travel Requirements:

  • Be fully vaccinated AND provide a certificate of a negative RT-PCR or antigen test taken within 48 hours prior to the ship’s departure.
  • Have recovered from COVID-19 within the last 6 months AND provide a certificate of a negative RT-PCR or antigen test taken within 48 hours prior to the ship’s departure.
  • Guests 2-11 years of age must present a RT-PCR or antigen test within 48 hours prior to the ship’s departure. There are no testing or vaccination requirements for guests under 2 years of age.
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF),
  • Mandatory Covid-19 insurance policy to embark.

*source: msccruises.com

Available Dates

Departure dates 2022:
April 11, 18, 25.
May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30.
June 6, 13, 20, 27.
July 4, 11, 18, 25.
August 1, 8, 15, 22, 29.
September 5, 12, 19, 26.
October 3, 10, 17.

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