MSC Divina joined the MSC Cruises' fleet in 2012. This stylish and elegant ship was inspired by film star, Sophia Loren. From the elegant Swarovski crystal staircases to the breathtaking infinity pool, there are signs of glitz and glamour all around MSC Divina. The ship sets sail with a maximum of 4345 guests and her 13 passenger decks are lined with luxury cabins and suites, restaurants, bars, swimming pools, water park, spa, real stone piazza, casino, F1 simulator, and Broadway-style theatre. There is also MSC Yacht Club; a ship within a ship, this exclusive area offers 24-hour butler service, concierge, private Top Sail Lounge, restaurant, and One Pool Deck, luxury suites, and all inclusive food and drinks.
The Black Crab Restaurant and Villa Rossa Panoramic Restaurant are the ship's two main dining rooms; both offer open seating at breakfast and lunch, an early or late sitting for dinner, and a menu of Italian and international culinary delights. Visit the casual surrounds of Calumet and Manitoa Buffet eateries for serve-yourself dishes from around the world. La Cantina di Baco offers authentic pizzas at lunch and dinner and a menu of international wines. Galaxy Disco Restaurant is the go-to place for luxury brunches with champagne, Mediterranean fusion cuisine evenings, and sushi fusion fare. Feast on hearty steaks and sides in Eataly Steakhouse or choose Ristorante Italia for tasty pizzas and pasta. Le Muse is exclusive to Yacht Club guests; offering fine cuisine complemented by open dining.
Unwind with a cup of coffee and a good book in Caffe Italia or stop by Piazza del Doge for people-watching, speciality coffees, gelato, cocktails, and wine. Sip ice-cold drinks at the poolside Tritone and Poseidon Bars or savour cocktails with a view at Le Sirene Bar and The Garden Bar. Mix bowling, live sports on screen, and a beer or two with friends in Sports Bar Bowling. Take your seat in Black and White Lounge for entertainment, dancing, and cocktails. Discover live jazz music at Golden Jazz Bar and live musical entertainment in Silver Lounge. Visit The Cigar Lounge for fine spirits and cigars. The One Bar and Top Sail Lounge are reserved for Yacht Club guests to enjoy gin and tonics and tropical cocktails.
There is something to entertain you both day and night on MSC Davina. Pamper your mind and body with a hot stone massage at MSC Aurea Spa or work out in the Gym. Aqua Park is a favourite for family-friendly water-based fun or escape to the tranquil surrounds of Top 18 Exclusive Solarium to work on your tan. Discover fun activities for younger guests at I Puffi activity centre and the Mini Club; while teenagers can enjoy arcade games at Virtual World and dancing at Graffiti's disco. Try your hand at racing car driving at the F1 simulator, keep in touch at Cibercafe, or admire the artworks at Galleria d'Arte. After dinner, watch live shows and entertainment at Theatre Pantheon or savour a unique movie experience at 4D Cinema. The ship also features Galaxy nightclub for music and dancing until late, as well as slot machines and gaming tables at Casino Veneziano.
Day 1: UK to Naples, Italy
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Naples and make your way to your hotel for a three night stay in Sorrento.
Day 2 - 3: Sorrento Italy
This stunning coastal town of Sorrento is situated in south-western Italy and faces the Bay of Naples on the Sorrentine Peninsula. Perched atop cliffs that separate the town from its busy marinas, it’s known for sweeping water views, buzzing bars, and delicious pizzas. Explore the narrow alleys of Piazza Tasso and gaze in awe at the 14th-century Chiesa di San Francesco or revel in the rich history at Museo Correale. Walk along the sandy stretch at Marina Grande harbour or visit the stunning natural phenomenon Vallone dei Mulini.
Day 4: Sorrento/Naples, Italy (Embarkation Day)
After check out make your way to the port to board MSC Divina for your seven night cruise.
Day 5: Livorno, Italy
The Italian port of Livorno gives you access to both Florence and Pisa. Florence is the capital of the Tuscany region and the centre of Italian Renaissance. Explore Italy's greatest artistic treasures; Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore and Piazza Duomo with its world famous dome. No visit would be complete without stopping by the Uffizi Gallery and admiring the panoramic views of Florence from the 19th-century Pizzale Michelangelo. Pisa is most famous for its iconic leaning tower and is a must on any to-see list. Take a tour around the five-aisled Romanesque Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta and the nearby Baptistery. Pay a visit to Campo Santo (Sacred Field), Museo Nazionale, and Palazzo dei Cavalieri.
Day 6: Genoa, Italy
Step ashore today at the lively Italian port of Genoa. Stroll around the old town district and uncover Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Palazzo Ducale, Piazza de Ferrari, and the Renaissance palaces on Via Garibaldi. Ride the Il Bigo elevator at the Old Harbour to enjoy panoramic views of the area. Visit Acquario de Genova for close-up views of colourful marine life or explore the city's maritime heritage at Galata Maritime Museum. Santa Margherita Ligure and the stylish resort of Portofino are just waiting to be discovered further along the coast.
Day 7: Marseille, France
Marseille sits on the Cote d'Azur on the south coast of France. Meander around the Vieux-Port and watch the fishermen land their day's catch, before heading uphill to explore the local artisan boutiques and art galleries in Le Panier old quarter. Pay a visit to Basilique Notre-Dame de la Garde and Cathedrale de la Major de Marseille. Step back in time at Musee des Civilisation de l'Europe et de la Mediterranee (MuCEM) and Musee d'Histoire de Marseille. Spend some time enjoying the grand park, 19th-century water features, and museums at Palais Longchamp. Take a short ferry ride to admire the 16th-century Chateau d'If fortress.
Day 8: Barcelona, Spain
Barcelona is one of the most famous cities in the world. Located between the gleaming Mediterranean Sea and the Serra de Collserola hills, this cosmopolitan Spanish city is known for its diverse art and architecture. Walk the iconic Las Ramblas promenade and see quirky street entertainers or stop for a coffee at a pavement cafe. View some of Antoni Gaudi's most famous works including the Sagrada Família Church and the mosaic wall in Park Güell. Explore the winding streets of the Gothic quarter and sample tapas in a traditional bar or relax in the city's biggest green space — Park Ciutadel.
Day 9: Ibiza, Spain
Ibiza is part of Spain's Balearic Islands. Famous for its lively nightlife, this popular island also features plenty of landmarks and activities to enjoy. Walk the perimeter of Dalt Vila's Renaissance ramparts and see the 18th-century Sant Carles church. You can stroll through the UNESCO World Heritage site of the old town district and stop for a beer or coffee at one of the welcoming cafes and tapas bars. Sail to Es Vedra — a tall limestone island that is famous for being a site of myths and legends. Ibiza Town and San Antonio Bay have a huge selection of bars, restaurants and entertainment venues open both day and night. Enjoy paella, lobster and steaks at a waterfront restaurant, before an evening of wines, cocktails and live music.
Day 11: Naples, Italy to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and make your way back to the airport for your return flight back to the UK.