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Summary

Every element combined to perfection

MSC Orchestra makes you the conductor of your dream cruise with its stunning elegance.

If relaxation is your goal, there’s ample deck space to unwind under the sun or rejuvenate in the Body and Mind Spa, with pampering Turkish baths, saunas and a myriad of magical Balinese massages.

For the active at heart, enjoy a Sports Center with a full gym, 5 stunning pools and even a jogging track that lets you keep a constant pace, undisturbed out in the fresh sea breeze.

MSC Orchestra also takes you on an exciting culinary journey, ranging from the Shanghai Chinese Restaurant with authentic Dim Sum specialties to the Four Seasons gourmet Italian dining experience and La Piazzetta, where you can discover the finest pizza outside Naples.

Make ever moment a special occasion, whether dancing to the live music in the leopard-style Savannah Bar, tempting lady luck in the Palm Beach Casino or catching a spectacular show in the equally spectacular Covent Garden Theater.

Kids can go wild in the Jungle Adventure playroom, while teens get their own Teen’s Club ensuring the ship soon becomes their very own special world.

Whatever your age and travel desires, you can be sure they’ll come true for you, your friends and family on a cruise like no other on MSC Orchestra.

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Entertainment

MSC Cruises uncompromising dedication to its passengers is nowhere more evident than the unrivalled entertainment programmes and facilities offered on board MSC Orchestra, with its state-of-the-art 1240 seat Covent Garden Theatre, futuristic R32 Disco and Palm Beach Casino with over 600 square metres of casino gaming and Virtual Games, video games room.

Bars & Lounges

On MSC Orchestra guests can choose from 16 bars, inspired by different themes and inimitable in their wine and food selection, thus satisfying even the most sophisticated and demanding palates.

Dining

MSC Orchestra offers 2 main restaurants, L’Ibiscus and Villa Borghese. Each one boasts a top gastronomic selection thanks to the variety of dishes and the high quality of the foods, from choice Italian meats, scrupulously controlled, to fresh fruit. Every product is fresh and carefully handled, such as bread baked on board with the passion and knowledge of the most distinctive boulangerie. Dishes range from traditional and tasty Mediterranean fare, to the most refined international recipes. For a quick lunch choose La Piazzetta buffet restaurant offering the utmost quality and variety in Italian and international cuisine.

Speciality restaurant – Shangai

For something different and exciting, have a night out at our Shanghai Chinese Restaurant on Deck 7 Midship. Here you will experience the best of Chinese dishes from the spicy hot North (Szechuan) to the sizzling sweeter fare of the South (Cantonese), or if you prefer just a snack, try the mid-morning Dim Sum specialties from every region of China.

Facts

  • Gross Tonnage: 92,409
  • Number of passengers: 3.223
  • Crew members: About 1.054
  • Number of Cabins: 1.275, incl. 17 for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility
  • Length / Beam / Height: 293,80 m / 32,20 m / 59,64 m
  • Decks: 16, incl. 13 for guests
  • Maximum speed: 22,90 knots
  • Average speed: 18 knots
  • Environmental technology: Energy Saving and Monitoring System
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20191015
15 Oct 19
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20191018
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29 Night Mediterranean CruiseMSC OrchestraGenoaDurban$3,179Select
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20200131
31 Jan 20
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20200127
27 Jan 20
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20200207
07 Feb 20
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20200124
24 Jan 20
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20191223
23 Dec 19
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20200214
14 Feb 20
3 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$534Select
20191220
20 Dec 19
3 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$601Select
20191216
16 Dec 19
4 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$678Select
20200401
01 Apr 20
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20191213
13 Dec 19
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20200414
14 Apr 20
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20200309
09 Mar 20
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20200210
10 Feb 20
4 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$534Select
20200306
06 Mar 20
3 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$611Select
20191124
24 Nov 19
5 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$678Select
20191121
21 Nov 19
3 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$534Select
20200302
02 Mar 20
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20200121
21 Jan 20
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20191206
06 Dec 19
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20200224
24 Feb 20
4 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$534Select
20200108
08 Jan 20
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20200217
17 Feb 20
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20200327
27 Mar 20
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20200203
03 Feb 20
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20200313
13 Mar 20
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20191117
17 Nov 19
4 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$534Select
20200410
10 Apr 20
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20200316
16 Mar 20
4 Night Africa CruiseMSC OrchestraDurbanDurban$534Select
20191209
09 Dec 19
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20200323
23 Mar 20
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20200228
28 Feb 20
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20200414
14 Apr 20
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20200823
23 Aug 20
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20201003
03 Oct 20
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05 Sep 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,547Select
20200919
19 Sep 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,547Select
20201017
17 Oct 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,115Select
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18 Jul 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,782Select
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31 Oct 20
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20201004
04 Oct 20
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20200607
07 Jun 20
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7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,398Select-14%
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27 Jun 20
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20 Sep 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,547Select
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22 Aug 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,547Select
20200614
14 Jun 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,451Select
20200809
09 Aug 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,878Select
20201011
11 Oct 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,192Select
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01 Aug 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,835Select
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21 Jun 20
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12 Jul 20
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26 Sep 20
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24 Oct 20
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02 Aug 20
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10 Oct 20
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16 Aug 20
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23 May 20
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30 Aug 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,547Select
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12 Sep 20
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25 Jul 20
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27 Sep 20
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20200913
13 Sep 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,547Select
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15 Aug 20
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20200531
31 May 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,451Select
20200808
08 Aug 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,878Select
20200613
13 Jun 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,451Select
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26 Jul 20
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29 Aug 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,547Select
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11 Jul 20
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24 May 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,259Select
20200606
06 Jun 20
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20200620
20 Jun 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,547Select
20200906
06 Sep 20
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20200704
04 Jul 20
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20201025
25 Oct 20
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13 May 20
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20201107
07 Nov 20
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20200628
28 Jun 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,547Select
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18 Oct 20
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19 Jul 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraBariBari$1,782Select
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30 May 20
7 Night Mediterranean - Eastern CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$1,595Select
20200519
19 May 20
4 Night Mediterranean CruiseMSC OrchestraVeniceVenice$524Select-29%
20191017
17 Oct 19
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20191019
19 Oct 19
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16 Oct 19
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20191017
17 Oct 19
30 Night Mediterranean CruiseMSC OrchestraBarcelonaDurban$999,999Select
20201129
29 Nov 20
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