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  • MSC-Musica-Gli-Archi-Cafeteria-2 - Gli Archi is the casual buffet eatery on MSC Musica, offering easy in-and-out dining in a pleasant setting.
  • MSC-Musica-Le-Maxims-Restaurant -  Le Maxims, featuring Mediterranean and international fare as well as breads baked on board, is one of two main dining restaurants on MSC Musica.
  • MSC-Musica-Outside-Cabin-with-Balcony - Balcony Staterooms on MSC Musica are comfortable and smartly designed. Step outside and the Mediterranean seascape is front and center.
  • MSC-Musica-Blue-Velvet-Bar - The  MSC Musica's upscale Blue Velvet Bar offers espresso and espresso martinis, along with sweets and snacks.
  • MSC-Musica-Copacabana-Pool-Area - The Copacabana Pool is the larger of the two swimming pools on the luxury MSC Musica.
  • MSC-Musica-Library - Like the rest of MSC Musica, the Library is stylishly upscale.
  • MSC-Musica-Teatro-La-Scala - Performances and shows in the vivid Teatro La Scala keep passengers on MSC Musica well entertained.
  • MSC-Musica-The-Diamond-Bar - MSC Musica's elegant Diamond Bar is the perfect place to meet for cocktails and conversation.
  • MSC-Cruises-Kids-Pool - MSC cruise ships are family friendly, with pools and entertainment areas dedicated to children and teens.
  • MSC-Musica - MSC Musica reflects the grand and artful aesthetic of her Mediterranean surroundings.
  • MSC-Musica-Le-Maxims-Restaurant -  Le Maxims, featuring Mediterranean and international fare as well as breads baked on board, is one of two main dining restaurants on MSC Musica.
  • MSC-Musica-Copacabana-Pool-Area - The Copacabana Pool is the larger of the two swimming pools on the luxury MSC Musica.
  • MSC-Musica-Teatro-La-Scala - Performances and shows in the vivid Teatro La Scala keep passengers on MSC Musica well entertained.
  • MSC-Musica-Blue-Velvet-Bar - The  MSC Musica's upscale Blue Velvet Bar offers espresso and espresso martinis, along with sweets and snacks.
  • MSC-Musica-The-Diamond-Bar - MSC Musica's elegant Diamond Bar is the perfect place to meet for cocktails and conversation.
  • Gibraltar-cable-car - Visitors to Gibraltar can take the cable car to the Top of the Rock.
  • Gibraltar-drum-corps - British pageantry on display as the Corps of Drums of the Royal Gibraltar Regiment passes by the Convent.
  • Gibraltar-Strait - The Strait of Gibraltar, separating Africa and Europe, brings visitors from across the globe.
  • Gibraltar-Casemate-Square - Stroll through Gibraltar and stop for refreshments at Casemates Square.
  • Gibraltar-Barbary-Macaques - The famed Barbary Macaques make themselves seen on the Rock of Gibraltar.
  • msc-musica-santorini.jpg - MSC Musica anchored in Santorini.
  • Gibraltar-airport - The Gibraltar Airport stands in the shadow of the Rock.
  • Gibraltar-St-Michael-Caves - St. Michael's Cave is the most visited of the more than 150 caves in Gibraltar.
  • Gibraltar-Moorish-fort - Moorish fortifications in Gibraltar signal the contested nature of the region over the centuries.

MSC Musica: Elegant design at sea

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Snapshot

MSC Musica is the first of MSC Cruises' Musica-class vessels. She became the belle of the ball in Venice on June 29, 2006, when a display of lights and colors celebrated her inauguration. With Sophia Loren as her godmother,  MSC Musica is designed with sophistication and luxury in mind. Whether you're cruising to South America, the Mediterranean or North Europe on MSC Musica, her Mediterranean style, hospitality and elegant surroundings make for an enjoyable cruise.

Traveling with children? Kids cruise free on MSC, making it a fun and affordable family vacation option.

Where the MSC Musica sails

Destinations: The MSC Musica winters in the Caribbean and summers in the Mediterranean.  The South Caribbean cruise departs from La Romana, Dominican Republic and sails to Castries, Santa Lucia with many stops along the way.  In summer, a short three-day cruise begins in Venice, Italy and sails to Kotor, Montenegro and Split in Croatia.

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Dining

MSC Musica offers two main restaurants, Le Maxim's and L'Oleandro. Each one boasts a delicious gastronomic selection with a variety of dishes and high-quality foods, from choice Italian meats to fresh fruit. Even the bread is baked fresh on board with the knowledge of the boulangerie. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare to more refined international recipes. For a quick lunch, choose Gli Archi buffet restaurant offering variety in Italian and international cuisine.

Il Giardino

On deck 13 aft, enjoy the views from Il Giardino, an a la carte restaurant. The dedicated chefs prepare contemporary Italian cuisine blended with international influences.

Kaito Sushi Bar

MSC Musica introduces a unique concept in which food is all prepared by hand by the experienced master sushi chefs in this authentic Japanese restaurant setting, providing a genuine taste of Japanese cold and hot dishes such as sushi, sashimi, tempura and more.

Entertainment & activities

The MSC Musica's upscale Blue Velvet Bar offers espresso and espresso martinis, along with sweets and snacks.
Courtesy of MSC CruisesThe MSC Musica's upscale Blue Velvet Bar offers espresso and espresso martinis, along with sweets and snacks.

The luxury cruise experience aboard the MSC Musica includes spacious staterooms and suites, the majority with private balconies for ocean views. She also offers guests a host of meeting areas and facilities such as the central foyer, aglow with a three-tier waterfall and piano suspended over a crystal floor above a pool of luminous water.

Other highlights abound in the Crystal Lounge, the fine Havana Club cigar lounge, stylish Kaito Sushi Bar and restful Zen garden, not to mention the Italian dining facilities. The facilities also encompass an Internet Cafe, library, casino and shopping arcade. And for more active pursuits, she offers a tennis court, jogging track and two swimming pools, plus a pool and play area for kids. And with MSC Musica journeying to exotic cruise destinations such as Greece, Croatia and Brazil, cruise passengers will have their fair share of excitement on land as well.

The waterfront of Chania on the island of Crete in Greece.
Visit Greece / Creative Commons BY-SAThe waterfront of Chania on the island of Crete in Greece.

Bars & lounges

On MSC Musica, guests can choose from 16 bars, inspired by different themes. They feature an impressive wine and food selection, satisfying even the most sophisticated and demanding palates.

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Top highlights on this ship

  • What: Diamond Bar
  • Where: MSC Musica

  • What: Copacabana Pool
  • Where: MSC Musica

  • What: Library
  • Where: MSC Musica
  • The central foyer, aglow with a three-tier waterfall and piano suspended over a crystal floor
  • The tennis court, jogging track and two swimming pools, plus a pool and play area for kids
  • Delicious sushi prepared by hand at Kaito Sushi Bar

Top dining options on board

Le Maxim's Restaurant

  • Style: Mediterranean
  • No additional cost
  • Open: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Gli Archi

  • Style: International
  • No additional cost
  • Open: Breakfast & lunch

Fast facts

2,550 Passengers [?]
987 Crew
13 Decks
2006 Maiden voyage
89,600 Tonnage [?]
961 Length in feet
106 Width in feet (max beam)
26 speed (mph) [?]

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