World Journey – Italy to South America

37 Night Cruise + Flights + 2 BONUS Nights & Incl. $2000 Bonus Value

Deal Code: MC-87393

from $... per person
Book by November 30, 2020

Package Inclusions

  • 37 Night Cruise
  • Return Flights
  • All Onboard Meals
  • Activities & Entertainment Onboard
  • Port Charges & Taxes Included

Exclusive Bonus Value

  • 2 BONUS Nights in Rome
  • BONUS Drink & Dine Package Onboard
  • BONUS 5 Shore Excursions
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

My Cruises Package Inclusions
  • 37 Night cruise from Rome to Valparaíso onboard MSC Poesia in an interior cabin
  • Economy flights Rome, returning from Santiago
  • All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues & selected non-alcoholic beverages
  • A wide range of onboard activities & entertainment
  • All port taxes & charges included
Bonus Value
  • 2 BONUS Nights accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Rome
  • BONUS Drink & Dine package onboard – Drinks with meals
  • BONUS 5 Shore Excursions Included
  • BONUS 30% off laundry onboard
  • BONUS Exclusive Package Savings

General Sail Date Information

Set sail on Tuesday, January 4, 2022

 

 

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Day 1: Rome (Civitavecchia), Italy

Endless adventures await in Rome. With two and a half thousand years of history, art and culture, it is no wonder Rome is one of the most visited cities on the planet. Gaze at the masterpieces of the Vatican or walk into the past with visits to ancient relics, historic monuments and legendary museums. Or people-watch while sipping on an espresso in a quaint cafe.

Day 2: Genoa, Italy

Genoa is known for its key role in maritime trade over several centuries. Narrow streets open onto monumental squares like Piazza de Ferrari, site of an iconic bronze fountain and Teatro Carlo Felice opera house.

Day 3: Marseille, France

Founded in 600BC, Provence (Marseille) is the oldest city in France. The city is filled with terracotta-roofed buildings, while visits to the city of Avignon and quiet locales of Le Baux and Aix en Provence are must do’s.

Day 4: Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the cultural hub of Spain, Barcelona! Explore the stunning sights such as the Sagrada Familia and enjoy the local tapas for some truly delicious cuisine.

Day 5: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 6: Lisbon, Portugal

Welcome to the hilly, coastal capital of Portugal. The views from Sao Jorge Castle will allow you to spot the cities pastel coloured buildings, Tagus Estuary Natural Reserve and the suspension bridge. Venturing slightly outside of the city opens you up to beautiful beaches from Cascais to Estoril!

Day 7: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 8: Funchal, Portugal

Funchal is sheltered by hills, and recognised for its harbour, gardens and Madeira wine cellars. The centuries-old Cathedral mixes Gothic and Roman styles, with the carved wooden ceiling as its pièce de résistance. Fronting the harbour is the São Tiago Fortress, built in the 1600s and now houses the Contemporary Art Museum, with a large collection of Portuguese inspired pieces.

Day 9-10: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 11: Mindelo, Cape Verde

Mindelo is a port city on São Vicente, an island in the volcanic archipelago of Cape Verde. It's known for its music, nightlife and lively, Brazilian-influenced Carnival celebrations. Colorful colonial houses line the shores of Porto Grande harbor, which is set against a backdrop of rugged mountains. The Torre de Belém, by the harbor, is a scaled-down replica of a centuries-old tower in Lisbon.

Day 12-15: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 16: Salvador, Brazil

Salvador, Brazil will take your breath away with cobblestone alleys, large squares, colourful buildings and baroque churches such as São Francisco. Become intoxicated with the cities charm, energy, cultural fusion and beauty.

Day 17: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 18-19: Rio De Janeiro, Brazil

Samba on down to Rio, easy going except for the four days of frenetic, feather-festooned Carnaval. No journey to Rio would be complete without a visit to one of the New Seven Wonders of the World—Christ the Redeemer. At the top of Corcovado Mountain, this 125-foot-tall statue of Jesus Christ spreads its arms over Rio and offers breathtaking panoramic views of Guanabara Bay.

Day 20-21: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 22-23: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Welcome to Buenos Aires! The capital of Argentina is filled with iconic 19th century buildings including the presidential palace. Other attractions include Teatro Colón, an impressive 1908 opera house with close to 2,500 seats, and the modern MALBA museum which showcases incredible Latin American art.

Day 24: Montevideo, Uruguay

Situated between Brazil and Argentina, Uruguay is the second smallest country in South America. Over half of the country's population reside in Montevideo. It is home to 19th century architecture including arts buildings, stunning parks and historical monuments.

Day 25: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 26: Puerto Madryn, Argentina

Described as the gateway to Argentine Patagonia, here you can visit the Punta Tombo Nature Reserve or the Paleontology Musem in the Chubut Valley.

Day 27-28: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 29-30: Ushuaia, Argentina

Ushuaia is known for its beautiful wilderness of snow-capped mountains and icy waters of the Beagle Channel. Explore the Tierra del Fuego National Park which epitomises the natural terrain in the world's most southern national park.

Day 31: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 32: Punta Arenas, Chile

Punta Arenas is a city near the tip of Chile's southernmost Patagonia region. Located on the Strait of Magellan, it's often used as a base for excursions to the surrounding wilderness and Antarctica.

Day 33-34: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 35: Puerto Montt, Chile

This civilisation encompasses snow-capped volcanoes, stunning glaciers and a distinct German influence thanks to the German immigrants who populated the area previously. The true feels of this town are found with a walk along the waterfront, lined with artisan's stalls and quaint cafe's.

Day 36: At Sea

Your day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything the ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. All of the ships activities can be found on the vessels daily newsletter. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.

Day 37-38: Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaíso is a port city on Chile’s coast. It's known for its steep funiculars and colorful, clifftop homes. La Sebastiana, the quirky former residence of Chilean poet Pablo Neruda, is now a museum with far-reaching Pacific views. During the 19th century, an influx of European immigrants left their mark on the city’s architecture and cultural institutions, many of which congregate around downtown’s Plaza Sotomayor.

MSC Poesia is an innovative cruise ship catering for 3,233 passengers with elegant style that brings traditional craftsmanship to creative designs. Step aboard and you’ll enter a refined world of comfort, from the spectacular foyer waterfall to the Zen Garden, authentic Japanese Sushi bar and opulent MSC Aurea Spa wellness centre with steam room, sauna and divine massages to pamper body and mind, it’s the perfect place to unwind. Kids and teens are equally well served, with their own clubs and parties. The ship features 3 swimming pools, 4 whirlpools and a giant poolside cinema screen. The gourmet cuisine on board brings specialities from around the world but retains its Mediterranean heart, rooted in the values of the Italian slow food movement. The varied lounge bars offer similarly refreshing originality and authenticity, from the Grappolo d’Oro wine-tasting bar to the Mojito cocktail bar and sumptuous design of the cigar room. Whether a family holiday, luxury treat or romantic escape, MSC Poesia is a ship that offers a truly inspiring cruise experience.

Travel based on Cruise Departure 4 January 2022

Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations.
Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Surcharges may apply. Flights may not be direct or operate daily. Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change.
Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur. Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost. Should gratuities or hotel service charges not already be included in your package, these are mandatory and charged by the cruise line to your onboard account on a day by day basis.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Please note – onboard benefits valued at has been converted into Australian Dollars from the onboard currency. Details of the onboard currency can be provided by your consultant at the time of enquiry.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be on board 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
Please note upgrade amounts advertised may be based on lead in obstructed view staterooms.
Please note that a majority of US based (including Hawaii) hotels impose a daily mandatory additional charge that is automatically added to your bill by the hotel. There are various inclusions provided for these resort fees. These fees are separate from, cannot be prepaid prior to arrival and are in addition to our advertised package.
Please note many European hotels charge a nominal daily City Tourist Tax which is utilised locally for tourism-related purposes and to improve the local infrastructure in the area. This tax is collected by the hotels directly from the customer and the amount can vary by region, hotel size or type. Local regulations state this must be collected by the hotel and cannot be prepaid.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.

Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.

China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.

For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.

** Low Deposit Policy
A second deposit (part payment) will be required/date & amount will be supplied by the consultant at time of booking.

  • Enjoy a pre cruise stay in the historical city of Rome
  • Enjoy overnight stays onboard in Rio de Janerio, Buenos Aires, Ushuaia & Valparaíso
  • Bucket List itineary - complete a sector on a World Cruise
  • Ask us about our flexible flights and arrive in Europe earlier to spend Christmas & New Years Eve

Highlights

Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
Ship: MSC Poesia
Departs: Rome, Italy
Countries Visited: Rome, France, Spain, Portugal, Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, Chile
Sail Date:
4 January 2022

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