MSC Grandiosa offers a ‘grand summer of sailings’ from Southampton in 2023

MSC Cruises has announced MSC Grandiosa will be sailing from Southampton for 2023. Grandiosa is the sister ship to MSC Virtuosa, the ship sailing from the port this summer.

MSC Cruises has confirmed that MSC Grandiosa will be the ship sailing from Southampton for spring/summer 2023. The ship will arrive on the 24 April 2023 and will perform 23 cruises departing from Southampton on a variety of itineraries including mini cruises to Rotterdam and Bruges, as well as the popular longer cruises taking in the Mediterranean and the Canary islands.

The ship is the sister ship to the well known MSC Virtuosa which is returning to the port for a full season beginning April 2022, and is one of the largest and most technologically advanced ships in the fleet, boasting  everything from a 1000 seat west end style theatre to ten different dining venues serving a variety of amazing cuisines from steak to sushi.

The news comes just seven days prior to the end of the popular all-inclusive promotion which gives guests just seven days to book their 2022 cruise and get a premium drinks package included as part of the price. The promotion is available on all sailings departing until November 2022 in the Caribbean, Emirates, Red Sea, and Mediterranean, as well as all cruises sailing from Southampton which includes MSC Virtuosa sailing from the port for an extended season from April – November 2022. These fantastic no-fly cruises give guests the opportunity to explore Europe without the need to step on a plane, and with drinks and gratuities included as part of the cruise fare MSC Cruises really has thought of everything to give guests the most enjoyable holiday experience.

Five great value cruise holidays onboard MSC Virtuosa

MSC Grandiosa cruises from Southampton for 2023 are now on sale with early booking rates, however if you are still looking to make the most of the all-inclusive 2022 promotion here’s five great value cruise holidays onboard MSC Virtuosa sailing from Southampton in 2022:

Chasing the spring sunshine – 12 nights – Canary Islands  – cruise departing 1 May 2022

Enjoy 12 nights of glorious sunshine, impressive coastlines, and culinary delights – the Canary Islands has something for everyone. A perfect pre-summer getaway visiting Portugal’s hilly capital Lisbon, then sailing onto Funchal, in Madeira, well-known for its wineries and rich culture.  Famed for its sandy beaches and duty-free shopping, Las Palmas, the Capital of Gran Canaria offers year-round warm weather, perfect for outdoor activities. Cruz de Tenerife and Lanzarote are popular tourist hot spots best known for their family-friendly activities, and volcanic landscapes.

Explore Norway your way – 7 nights – Norwegian Fjords – departing 20 May 2022

If you’re looking to visit somewhere different, a place with majestic beauty, sailing through the Norwegian Fjords is the perfect way to appreciate their magnificence. Sailing to Stavanger, Norway’s 4 largest city offers breath-taking scenery in a city that blends the old with the new. Visiting Nordfjordeid and onto Flaam which is well known for its  unforgettable beauty, and its natural waterfalls. Norway is a perfect place, for travellers who appreciate natural beauty and the great outdoors.

 The Best of Northern Europe – 12 nights – Northern Europe  – departing 30 May 2022

Discover the best of Northern Europe with a 12 night cruise visiting Norway’s Capital Oslo, Visby in Sweden the medieval and historical Swedish island of Gotland, Helsinki, Finland, known for being one of the world’s most liveable cities, boasting Nordic architecture, music festivals, outdoor activities from hiking to boating. Sailing across the Baltic sea, visiting Tallin, the capital of Estonia known for its rich history and culture, a perfect city to explore through the Old town’s cobbled streets. Finish your cruise in Copenhagen, Denmark, a city  filled with cafes, restaurants, museums, parks, and Kronborg Castle – a UNESCO World Heritage site, famed for its setting for Shakespeare’s play Hamlet.

Say Bonjour and Hola to the French and Spanish coast – 7 nights – France and Spain – departing 18 & 25 June 2022

Perfect for a 7- night cruise holiday with the whole family. Perfect for a young family and to bring the grandparents MSC’s newest ship will keep the whole family entertained for days. This state-of-the-art ship offers entertainment from Broadway-style shows, or kids clubs to suit all ages, swimming pools, two full-size bowling alleys and 20 bars, and lounges to choose from. This ship is a holiday destination in itself, which also visits La Rochelle, Bilbao, La Coruna, and Le Herve before returning back to Southampton.

Fun for all the family – 14 nights – Mediterranean – cruises departing 16 & 30 July 2022

This 14 night sun seeking cruise is perfect for a family to enjoy an action packed 2 weeks onboard. Your holiday starts with two sea days so plenty of time to relax and unwind and make the most of the ships amazing facilities from the water park to the games room, the Sportsplex and the XD cinema you’ll have  a great time settling into life at sea. Visiting 6 ports in 7 days including Malaga & Alicante as well as a late sail from Palma de Mallorca. Enjoy another day at sea before your final port of call in Lisbon and finally two much needed sea days to relax after all the exploring.

For more information or to book a cruise holiday visit MSC Cruises.

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