SOURCE: MSC Cruises (USA), Inc.

MSC Cruises (USA), Inc.

January 05, 2011 09:22 ET

Golden Mediterranean Getaways With MSC Cruises This Winter From $499

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwire - January 5, 2011) - Choose from a variety of cruises this winter with MSC to the temperate Mediterranean with rates starting from $499 per person plus government fees and taxes (GFTs).

Sail 8-, 9-, 10-, and 11-night Mediterranean cruises to some of Europe's most historic locales and remarkable landscapes, which allows guests to experience the destinations while enjoying the European and Italian ambiance of MSC Cruises.

Here are some highlights of the Golden Odysseys Mediterranean cruises:

  • MSC Magnifica: 8-night, Western Mediterranean cruise roundtrip from Venice, calling in Bari, Italy; Rhodes, Greece; Alexandria, Egypt; Katakolon, Greece; and Dubrovnik, Croatia; February 28 and March 8; rates from $499 per person plus $58.80 in GFTs;
  • MSC Splendida: 11-night, Western Mediterranean cruise roundtrip from Civitavecchia (Rome) or Genoa, calling in Barcelona, Spain; Casablanca, Morocco; S. Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Spain; Funchal, Portugal; and Malaga, Spain; February 5 and 6; rates from $889 per person plus $47 or $55.90 in GFTs, respectively; (Other available dates include March 9 and 10);
  • MSC Splendida: 11-night, Eastern Mediterranean cruise roundtrip from Genoa or Civitavecchia (Rome), calling in Katakolon, Greece; Heraklion, Greece; Marmarmis, Turkey; Alexandria, Egypt; Piraeus, Greece; and Palermo, Italy; February 16 and 17; rates from $889 per person plus $44.25 or $33.30 in GFTs, respectively;
  • MSC Splendida: 9-night, Eastern Mediterranean cruise roundtrip from Genoa or Civitavecchia (Rome), calling in Katakolon, Greece; Heraklion, Greece; Alexandria, Egypt; and Piraeus, Greece; February 27 and 28; rates from $599 per person plus $36.85 or $27.09 in GFTs, respectively; 
  • MSC Fantasia: 11-night, Western Mediterranean cruise roundtrip from Genoa, calling in Barcelona, Spain; Gibraltar, United Kingdom; Funchal, Portugal; S. Cruz de Tenerife (Canary Islands), Spain; Arrecife de Lanzarote, Spain; Malaga, Spain; and Civitavecchia (Rome), Italy; March 3 and 25; rates from $599 per person plus $63.40 in GFTs.

In addition to experiencing Europe the European way, guests onboard will also enjoy:

  • A family-friendly vacation with activities, facilities and menus designed with the kids in mind. Plus, kids 11 and under cruise free on all European cruises when sharing a stateroom with two full-fare-paying adults.
  • International cuisine with an emphasis on Italian and regional specialties
  • Exciting international entertainment
  • Superior wellness activities, including the latest spa treatments

For more information about MSC Cruises' Golden Odysseys this winter, visit www.MSCCruisesUSA.com or a local travel professional.

Contact Information

  • MSC CRUISES (USA), Inc.
    Julianne Carelli
    Manager, Public Relations
    954-958-3262
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