MSC Poesia World Cruise 2024: get ready for an unforgettable journey around the globe

May 2022


Bookings are now open for the 121-day round-the-world voyage onboard MSC Poesia, departing from Genoa on 5 January 2024 for a trip of a lifetime that will take in 4 continents, 31 countries and 52 destinations and a plethora of unforgettable overnight stays.


So let's find out a bit more about the magnificent 2024 World Cruise on the MSC Poesia: The ship, which will also take part in the 2023 World Cruise, is perfect for this global adventure. It offers the right combination of refined design and excellent service so that passengers can enjoy their stay and stopovers in complete relaxation. Every guest's wish is catered for, from massages to exciting shows and cocktails to gourmet restaurants.


The first leg of the cruise visits some of the Mediterranean's most fascinating historical and artistic destinations. You’ll spend the first of your overnights in Haifa, where you’ll immerse yourself in the mystique of the Holy Land and Jerusalem, a city that has stood the test of time. Every traveller dreams of crossing the Suez Canal at least once in their lifetime, and experiencing this mini-adventure is one to remember. So too, the ancient Egyptian civilisation and the fascinating rock-cut Petra that will forever be etched in the mind. Finally, a visit to Saudi Arabia's Jeddah, where the desert dunes coexist with skyscrapers and modern metropolises, will be eye-opening, as well as mind-expanding.


At the Indian Ocean, you’ll sail through verdant Zanzibar, the palm-fringed white beaches of Seychelles, and the lava geysers in La Possession the amazing natural wonders around Réunion. In Cape Town, South Africa and Walvis Bay in Namibia, you’ll be drawn into the charismatic African culture before crossing the Atlantic to the Caribbean and South America. While in Manaus, Brazil's Amazonian capital city, you'll have a chance to explore the enigmatic rainforest, an experience that will leave you spellbound and wanting more. With an unforgettable overnight stay in Rio de Janeiro, you'll be able to enjoy the city's warmth and vivacity. While in the Bahamas, a stay at Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve will provide a chance to unwind on an island restored to its former glory thanks to environmental restoration.


Vibrant beachside Miami and metropolitan New York, two of the world's most famous cities, are included in this trip to the United States, which includes overnight stays in both cities. Then there are stops in Quebec (Canada), Nuuk (Greenland), and Reykjavik (Iceland) to experience epic forests and majestic glaciers, follow in the footsteps of the Vikings and get some respite from the cold with the warmth of the Eskimo communities. We'll make port calls in Southampton and Le Havre on the way back to Europe before arriving in Berlin's port of Warnemünde.