MSC Cruises - MSC Magnifica

Masterfully combining the relaxed refinement of the Musica Class with the variety and opulence of our Fantasia Class flagships, MSC Magnifica brings cruise travellers the best of both worlds.

Marrying traditional craftsmanship with ground-breaking design, the superb venues on this ship spoil you for choice, including 5 gourmet restaurants serving food from around the world and 12 designer-themed bars. Kids and teens love their own themed venues and special clubs that help break the ice with new friends.

The ship’s award-winning MSC Aurea Spa brings you traditional Balinese massages and ultramodern beauty treatments: a sauna, Turkish bath, fitness centre, thalassotherapy room and relaxation area.

The leisure facilities are no less impressive, with a lush open-airpool complex, 4 whirlpools, a solarium and a skylit indoor pool with Magrodome retractable roof, so you can enjoy perfect bathing whatever the weather. Then there’s tennis, minigolf, bowling, billiards, a high-tech gym and dedicated jogging track.

With this variety, you can be sure to live every moment to the full. The entertainment continues into the evening, with a spectacular casino, panoramic discotheque, 4D cinema, Internet café, cigar lounge, plush 1,200 seat theatre and live entertainment in the bar lounges. For a quieter evening, step out onto the deck for a romantic drink under the stars, and watch the waves go by. In every way, MSC Magnifica lives up to her name – she offers a cruise that’s memorably magnificent.


Due to the increased Health & Safety measures in order to grant a safe cruise for all our guests, depending on ship-class, the following experiences will be closed until further notice: Steam Rooms, Heat Baths Whirlpools, Ice & Snow Experiences. Saunas, Salt Relax Room, Harmonic Relax Rooms, Experience Showers, Heated Loungers will remain open to our guests.


MSC Cruises offer a wide range of cabins and suites to meet your budget and your needs. From peaceful, economical and comfortable∘ inside cabins to spacious suites with private balcony. All offer stylish features and modern conveniences to make you feel right at home whilst you're on holiday.

Ship Facts
Launched 2010
Language en
Gross Tonnage 95128
Cabins 1259
Capacity 3013
Crew 987
Currency EUR
Decks 13
Length 294.0
Speed 23
Wheelchair Cabins 16
Width 32.2


  • Suite
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    • Surface approx 23-25 sqm, balcony approx 4-6 sqm
    • Balcony
    • Sitting area with sofa
    • Spacious Wardrobe
    • Bathroom with bathtub, vanity area with hairdryer
    • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)
    • Interactive TV, Wifi connection available (for a fee), telephone, safe and minibar
    • Can accomodate up to 5 people
    • Choose the cabin type that best suits you: Premium Suite Aurea (Surface approx 25 sqm, balcony approx 6 sqm, deck 14-15) Deluxe Suite Aurea (Surface approx 23 sqm, balcony approx 4 sqm, deck 9-12)

    Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown (within the same cabin category)

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  • Balcony
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    • Surface approx 14-18 sqm, balcony approx 4 to 12 to sqm
    • Sitting area with sofa
    • Bathroom with shower or bathtub, vanity area with hairdryer
    • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)*
    • Interactive TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar
    • Choose the cabin type that best suits you: Balcony Aurea (best ship positions, surface approx 16 sqm, deck 10-11) Premium Balcony (surface approx 18 sqm, deck 9-15) Deluxe Balcony (durface approx 16 sqm, deck 9-15) Junior Balcony (surface approx 14 sqm, deck 8-14) Deluxe Balcony with Partial View (surface approx 16 sqm, Deck 12)

    *Cabin for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility has only single beds (except cabin 15022 and 15023

    Size, layout and furniture may vary from that shown (within the same cabin category)

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  • Ocean View
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    • Surface approx 14-18 sqm
    • Window with sea view
    • Relaxing armchair
    • Bathroom with shower, vanity area with hairdryer
    • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)*
    • Interactive TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar
    • Choose the cabin type that best suits you: Deluxe Ocean view (surface approx 14-16 sqm, deck 5-12) Deluxe Ocean View with obstructed view (surface approx 15, Deck 8)

    * Cabin for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility has only single beds

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  • Inside
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    • Surface approx 13-14 sqm, deck 5-12
    • Relaxing armchair
    • Bathroom with shower, vanity area and hairdryer
    • Comfortable double or single beds (on request)*
    • TV, telephone, Wifi connection available (for a fee), safe and minibar

    ** Cabins for guests with disabilities or reduced mobility have only single beds.

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  • Deck Plans

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There are a variety of restaurants available onboard, including∘ two main dining rooms, a self-service buffet, and a number of casual snack or lunch options. Two traditional sittings, flexible and casual dining options are all available.

Quattro Venti Restaurant (complimentary)

Quattro Venti, located on Deck 6, 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.

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L'Edera Restaurant (complimentary)

Located on deck 5, serving a wide variety of dishes, prepared by hand with the freshest ingredients, there's a great variety of choice to be had in the restaurants . One of two main dining rooms onboard, guests will find everything from freshly baked bread, to Italian and Mediterranean styled food here.

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Oriental Plaza

Our Asian restaurant offers authentic Japanese, Chinese and Thai dishes in an informal atmosphere. A tempting range of oriental cuisine including nigiri, sashimi, maki, temaki, dim sum, dumplings, rolls, wonton, noodles, shrimps and chicken satay, pad thai and much more. 

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Sahara Self Service Restaurant (complimentary)

Sahara can accommodate 472 guests and is located on deck 13. It is the ship's self service buffet restaurant serving breakfast and lunch in a casual environment. It features an omelette station, a sandwich bar, pasta station and a grill that serves hamburgers, hot dogs, and other favourites along with a desserts section.

Open from 6.30am for an Early Birds Coffee, the breakfast buffet is served between 7.00am and 10.00am. Lunch is served between 11.30am and 3.30pm and afternoon tea from 4.15 to 5.00pm.

During the cruise a number of midnight buffets are served from 11.30pm to 12.30am in a variety of locations, including the Sahara Cafeteria, such as a Mediterranean Buffet.

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La Barchetta Ice Cream Bar

Situated on deck 13, The gelato comes in a wide variety of around 16 different flavours from vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, pineapple and coffee to pistachio, kiwi and lemon. 

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L'Oasi Restaurant à la carte

With panoramic sea views L’Oasi on Deck 13 within the Sahara Cafeteria, seating 250 guests, offers a gourmet three-course à la carte meal using typical Mediterranean ingredients with a twist with a menu introduced by acclaimed Italian seafood chef Mauro Uliassi.

Examples of dishes on offer include Duck Foie Gras, Scallops, swordfish and smoked duck breast, Chilled Cucumber and Mint Velouté, Seared Monkfish Medallions, and New York Strip Steak.

L’Oasi opens for dinner only from 6.00pm until midnight.

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Part of the Sahara Cafeteria on deck 13 becomes a pizzeria at night, from 7.00pm to 10.30pm and serves a selection of pizzas and calzone for a small charge.

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L’Olimpiade Sports Bar

The ship's Sports Bar, L’Olimpiade, is located on deck 7 and seats 120. It serves an à la carte menu between 10.00am to 1.00am, featuring Steamed shrimp cocktail, Fish & Chips, Buffalo Chicken Wings, and Salad.

Other items range from Italian flat bread with Parma ham and mozzarella, Italian Gragnano bread filled with sausage, mushrooms and cheese and prawn curry to French baguette with ham, cheese, egg and salad, mini hamburgers, Spanish, German, Turkish and Chinese dishes.

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

Royal Theatre

You’d normally have to travel to New York to see top-end shows, but thanks to our Broadway-style theatres you can enjoy superlative entertainment with an international line-up of artists without having to leave the ship. Take your pick from a fabulous programme, there’s sure to be a show you love.

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T32 Disco

With a live DJ and open from 11.00pm until late, the ship's disco located on deck 14 and served by its own bar. It has seating for 172 guests.

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Atlantic City Casino

Our casinos are elegantly designed, featuring games for all types of players. You’ll be able to try your hand at Roulette or Blackjack, challenge yourself at one of our Poker tables, or choose among a variety of slot machines.

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Topazio Piano Bar

The 220 seat Piano Bar on deck 6 is the ship's reception bar, featuring live piano music and accompanying orchestra. 

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L’Olimpiade Sports Bar

L’Olimpiade on deck 7 with seating for 120 guests, is the ship's themed sports bar serving an à la carte snack menu.

It features large TV screens airing a variety of sporting events and pool tables for guests' use.

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Le Gocce Coffee Bar

Magnifica’s Coffee Bar is located on deck 5, midship with seating for 142 guests and music ranging from Latin to classical, drinks on offer range from chilled liquor based coffees such as Espresso Martini, American Style Coffee, Cappuccino and Hot Chocolate.

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The Purple Bar & Ruby Bar

The Ships cocktail bars are the ideal location for guests to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail with live musical entertainment.

They are located on deck 6 with seating for up to 45 guests in each bar.

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Cuba Cigar Lounge

The ship's smoking room and whiskey bar is situated on deck 7 and seats 32 guests.

The Cigar Lounge offers elegant surroundings with leather settees and armchairs for guests to relax on and enjoy a cigar accompanied by a drink selected from the range of fine spirits on offer.

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The ship's small library and reading room are located on deck 7, with seats for 15 guests. It has a small selection of books in a variety of languages for guests to borrow. It also contains a number of board games for guests' use.

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Art Gallery

The Art Gallery can be found on deck 7 of the ship. Guests can view a range of artwork from fine prints, lithographs, water colours and oils which can be purchased during the ship's champagne art auctions.

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Cyber café

The Cyber Cafe located on deck 7 is the ship's computer room with 17 workstations and a printer (Charges apply).

Costs are around €3.33 Euros for 10 minutes in the Cyber Cafe or if guests want to spend more time on the internet a number of packages are available as follows (subject to change)

  • €10 for 60 minutes
  • €15 100 minutes
  • €50 for 8 hours
  • €120 for 24 hours

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Card Room

The ship's card room is located on deck 7 and seats 28 guests.

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Photo Gallery

The ship's Photo Gallery on deck 7, displays photos and videos of guests taken by the ship's official photographers which guests can purchase if they wish to. Guests can also have portraits taken with a selection of backdrops or locations throughout the ship.

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Shops & Boutiques

There are a variety of shops and boutique onboard. From the MSC Logo shop that sells MSC clothes, souvenirs and toys, Le Parfum selling a range of cosmetics and perfumes including Dior and Marc Jacobs.

La Boutique, on deck 6 sells men's, women's and children's fashion with brands including Polo, Ralph Lauren, Lacoste and Armani, with sunglasses, watches and fashion jewellery.

The Duty Free Shop sells a range of tobaccos, liquors and snacks and is located on deck 6.

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Tiger Bar

The Tiger Bar is the ship's second show lounge served by its own bar and dance floor.

It is situated on deck 6 with seating for 477 guests.

Entertainment and activities range from bingo, seminars, Italian lessons and salsa dance classes to audience participation game shows, karaoke and international dance music.

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L'Ametista Lounge

L'Ametista Lounge is located on deck 7 of the Magnifica and has its own bar and dance floor along with seating for 330 guests.

It is a large cabaret style lounge with live shows and bands for guests' entertainment.

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The Poker Room

The Poker Room is located within the casino on deck 7, and seats 28 guests. It is a separate card room for Texas Hold’Em games.

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4D Cinema

Magnifica’s 4D eight seat cinema, with 3D graphics and moving seats to enhance guests experience, is located on deck 14 and costs around €7.90 per viewing.

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Bowling Lanes

Ten pin bowling is available in T32 aft of deck 14.

The bowling alley is designed for maximum entertainment and impact, including a traditional-looking bowling surface made of a tough phenol compound which allows guests to enjoy a game without changing shoes. The alleys are scaled down to work within the area and the bowls themselves are smaller than usual, making them more manageable for youngsters.

The alley also incorporates two large LCD electronic screens featuring interactive videogame animations with a choice of Ten Pin Tour and Turkey Shoot.

The bowling is operated by tokens, priced at around €5 per game, which are available from reception on deck 5, the adjacent 4D cinema, within the T32 disco itself and from vending machines.

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While away a few enjoyable hours of game play at the Arcade on board the ship. Pit your wits and skill against those of your friends in any number of typical arcade options, including video games, pinball and more. Great fun guaranteed.

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Beer Festival

Fun-packed festive celebrations with a Bavarian flair - decorations, costumes, games, music and of course beer. There’s even a Master of Beer competition and a 6-metre-tall inflatable beer mug.

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Sailaway Party

A start-of-the-cruise event celebrating the ship's departure, led by the Entertainment Team and Dancers in a spectacular Costume Parade.

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Master Chef

The world's best-loved food show awaits you on the MSC Cruises fleet! Experience the adrenaline-fuelled creativity of an extraordinary on-board cooking competition for adults and junior guests.

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MSC Factor

Think you’ve got what it takes to be a star in our on-board talent competition, The MSC Factor? Then come and showcase what you can do in the most exciting talent show at sea. Whatever your specific talent may be, don’t be shy – come and show the world what it’s been missing.

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White Party

It’s all white for a night with dazzling décor and costumes to suit the theme, plus a special performance starring our theatre cast.

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Photo Portrait

A dedicated Studio Photographer will provide you with a unique photo opportunity to capture the special moments of your cruise. During a private consultation you will be presented with the best locations around the ship so you can choose where your photoshoot will take place. Every photo will be taken with top of the line equipment by our highly-skilled, studio photographer using creative lighting techniques. Pictures will be re-touched and edited, and printed on premium photo paper. After your session choose from our different packages and take home lasting memories.

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Photo Shop

Smile! Our professional team of photographers constantly roam the ship, capturing wonderful memories every day. Be sure to stroll through the Photo Gallery daily, so you don’t miss one of their great shots of you and your loved ones enjoying your cruise.

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MSC Logo Shop

Infuse your cruise with gifts that spark magical memories of your voyage across the waves! Navigate the MSC Logo Shop for everything from gadgets to books and novelty gifts! You’ll also find MSC’s very own DOREMI Mascot right here in the MSC Shop.

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Health and Fitness

The ship is well equipped to ensure her passengers stay active whilst travelling. From a fully-equipped gym with panoramic sea views, to an outdoor jogging track, to the MSC Aurea Spa∘. The Aurea Spa offers a range of treatments, including massages, facials, aromatherapy, as well as the only Balinese Spa at sea.

MSC Aurea Spa (Spa)

MSC Aurea Spa boasts an exotic interior of natural stone, precious woods and rich mosaics, and is equipped with specific and massage treatment suites. Being pampered by a traditional Balinese Massage is a truly unique experience. Thanks to a blend of scented essences and aromatic oils, your body is enveloped in an endlessly peaceful and relaxing aura. 

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Swimming Pools (Pool)

If a bit of poolside therapy sounds like your idea of heaven, look no further than one of our numerous swimming pools to get your fill of sun and relaxation, while our pool attendants can cater to your every need.

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Medi Spa Center (Spa)

Relaxing on one of our ships will do wonders for you, but we also have a few secrets on board to help you look and feel even better. Make the most of our range of safe and effective Anti-Ageing treatments and return from your cruise visibly rejuvenated.

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Beauty Salon (Salon)

You can enjoy the expertise of highly specialised staff in aesthetic treatments to offer you excellent results and improve the relaxing effects of your cruise. Customize your cruise with the best treatments for your body. Unwind and feel fantastic! 

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Thermal Area (Whirlpool/Jacuzzi)

Get a lasting sensation of absolute wellbeing that will accompany you well beyond your cruise. All our ships are equipped with a Thermal Area where you can enjoy a soothing sauna, a relaxing steam or an invigorating whirlpool bath.

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Hair Salon (Salon)

Refresh your look with a new hairstyle! There are different packages which include a personalised shampoo & conditioning mask, a haircut and a single process colour treatment. Leave the salon styled and ready for a great evening onboard.

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Gym by TechnoGym® (Gym)

Fitted with authentic TechnoGym® equipment and featuring panoramic ocean views, the on-board Gym is the place to be for all those who take their fitness regime seriously. Hone your physique with a full set of TechnoGym® apparatus every day of your cruise to look better than ever before.

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Power Walking Track (Jogging or Walking Track)

Enjoying time off on your cruise doesn’t need to mean letting your fitness routine slide, so gear up and rendezvous with the power walking and jogging track on deck to get your daily exercise fix while also savouring outstanding ocean views.

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Basketball (Sports Court)

Come to the outdoor Basketball court at the Sport Center for a chance to hang out with friends, have fun shooting hoops and enjoy a full-body workout at the same time. You may not make the latest line-up of the Harlem Globetrotters, but you’re sure to have a great time.

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Tennis Court (Sports Court)

Anyone for tennis? Play to your heart’s content at the outdoor tennis court of our on-board Sport Center. Tennis is ideal for getting some healthy activity, honing your hand-to-eye coordination and having loads of fun. Game, set and match to you.

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Volleyball (Sports Court)

Fast-paced, energetic and a ton of fun to play, volleyball is one of the world’s most popular team sports and one you can enjoy at the outdoor volleyball court at the on-board Sport Center. Burn some calories and get a thorough cardio-vascular workout while you land a kill and beat the opposing team.

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Five-a-side Football (Sports Court)

Fancy a game of footy? Your wish can be granted at the outdoor five-a-side football pitch at the Sport Center. Team up with some friends or family and play a match against another on-board team. A great way to have fun, get active and turn strangers into friends.

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