MSC Lirica Eastern Med 18-25 October

MSC Lirica Cruise Review

Cruises: 1 cruise (first)
Review: 1
Helpful Votes: 20

Overall rating:

4.4 out of 5
MSC Lirica

7 Night Eastern Mediterranean (Venice Roundtrip)

Sail date: October 18, 2019

Ship: MSC Lirica

Cabin type: Suite

Cabin number: 10045

Traveled as: Couple

Reviewed: 2 years ago

Review summary

I loved every minute! I thought the destinations were fantastic. The staff onboard were all amazing and I loved the food. Only problem I found was the rudeness of some other passengers can be very annoying when you are used to everyone being well mannered.

Embarkation

4 out of 5

Ship experiences

Food and Dining

4 out of 5
Really enjoyed the food in the dining room and in the buffet. There wasn’t really anything I didn’t like.

Onboard Activities

3 out of 5
We didn’t really take part in any shipboard activities so I can’t judge them! Everyone around us seemed to be enjoying what the team were doing.

Entertainment

4 out of 5
Could do with some more variety in the shows but they were all ok!

Service and Staff

5 out of 5
All of the staff were lovely and couldn’t do enough for us.

Ship Quality

4 out of 5
Everything was spotless can’t fault anything.

Cabin / Stateroom

5 out of 5
There was loads of room in this cabin, the bed was huge and really comfy. There is a walk in wardrobe with plenty of hangers and drawers and a sofa bed. It even has a bath. I loved the balcony.

Ship tip

Go with an open mind and don’t believe everything you read.

Ports of call

Split, Croatia

5 out of 5
Really not what I expected. The old town has so many winding streets to be explore. I loved it.

Santorini, Greece

5 out of 5
Lived up to all my expectations! So beautiful. Be sure to take a boat to Oia to see the classic views of the blue domed churches.

Argostoli, Kefalonia, Greece

5 out of 5
A beautiful place. Make sure you visit the fishing boats in the harbour to see the turtles that hang around there.

Venice, Italy

5 out of 5
Beautiful, just like a film set and so easy to get around.

Bari, Italy

3 out of 5
My least favourite port. Not really much to see and do unless you do an organised excursion.

Chania, Crete

4 out of 5
Quite far from the town so definitely need a bus to get there from the port. Use a local bus for just a few Euros rather than the ship organised one. Chania old town is lovely.

Disembarkation

4 out of 5
Well organised and worked really well on the day!
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