Embark on a spectacular cruise of the western Mediterranean on MSC Magnifica, following three nights in Rome’s Monti district

Start your Mediterranean adventure with three nights at the Monti Palace Hotel - an ideal base for exploring Rome.

During your pre-cruise stay, you can immerse yourself in the city, visiting iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and the Trevi Fountain. The Monti district itself is known for its picturesque streets, trendy boutiques, and authentic Italian trattorias, allowing you to indulge in delectable local cuisine.

It's then time to board MSC Magnifica for a fantastic cruise through the Western Med. With comfortable cabins, gourmet dining options, and a variety of leisure and entertainment facilities, MSC Magnifica is the perfect base for exploring the lovely cities and towns of the Mediterranean coast.

You'll explore wonderful destinations in France, Italy, and Spain with stops in Valencia, Tarragona, Pisa, Florence, Toulon and Genoa. See Florence's iconic Duomo, marvel at the historic charm and modernity of Valencia, and experience Genoa's historic centre with its grand palaces, and bustling squares.

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Price includes

  • Three nights in a Standard room in Monti Palace Hotel (or similar) including breakfast
  • Visit Valencia, Toulon, Pisa, Florence, Genoa and Tarragona
  • Seven nights aboard the MSC Magnifica in an inside cabin, outside and balcony cabins can be booked at a supplement
  • Full-board and Premium Extra Drinks package on board the MSC Magnifica
  • Service charges and gratuities on board the MSC Magnifica
  • Return flights included from London Gatwick to Rome, Italy
  • Small cabin bag (max size 45 x 36 x 20 cm) and one piece of hold luggage allowance (15kg) per person included
  • Private transfers throughout


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  1. Day
    Arrive in Rome
    Rome (Roma), Italy

    Today you'll arrive in Rome. On arrival, you'll be transferred to your base for the next three nights, the Monti Palace Hotel. Here you'll find a modern restaurant and bar to relax in, and Smart TVs in your room.

  2. Day
    Rome (Roma), Italy

    After breakfast at the hotel, you'll have a free day to explore Rome at your own pace. The Monti Palace Hotel is an ideal base for exploring the city's rich history and culture, situated in the heart of the vibrant Monti district.

    From here, you can spend your time immersing yourself in Rome's culture and history, visiting iconic landmarks such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, and Trevi Fountain. The Monti district itself is known for its picturesque streets, trendy boutiques, and authentic Italian trattorias, allowing you to indulge in delectable local cuisine and experience the true essence of Rome.

    Meals - Breakfast
  3. Day
    Rome (Roma), Italy

    You'll have another day at leisure today to discover the sights of Rome. Perhaps you'll spend time in some of the world-class museums like the Capitoline Museums or the Museo Nazionale Romano.

    Rome is a city where the relics of its long history can be seen everywhere you look, so perhaps you'll simply wander the cobbled streets of the city's historic heart, stopping at trattorias to sample delectable Italian dishes and having a glass of wine as you watch the locals come and go.

    Meals - Breakfast
  4. Day
    Board MSC Magnifica
    Civitavecchia, Italy

    After a final breakfast at Monti Palace Hotel, it's time to check out and transfer to Civitavecchia port and begin your cruise across the Mediterranean on MSC Magnifica, where you'll be staying on an all inclusive basis for the rest of your holiday.

    Check in to your cabin, where you'll find a comfortable bed, an armchair, and ensuite bathroom with a vanity area.

    You'll soon settle into life on board, with daytime activities including sports tournaments, dance classes or arts and crafts sessions, to night-time entertainment like theatre shows, themed parties and karaoke.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  5. Day
    Livorno, Italy

    Today you'll dock on the west coast of Tuscany in Livorno, a cosmopolitan port city known for its historical architecture, delectable seafood, and charming waterfront promenade.

    It serves as an excellent base for exploring the enchanting art cities of Tuscany, such as Florence and Pisa. With its rich cultural heritage and proximity to these renowned destinations, Livorno offers a perfect starting point for immersing oneself in the beauty and artistry of Tuscany.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  6. Day
    Day at sea
    Mediterranean Sea,

    Today you'll sail through the open waters on MSC Magnifica, enjoying views across the vast expanse of the sea as you go. As you travel, take the opportunity to indulge in the amenities available onboard the ship, like the lavish spa, open-air pool complex and the indoor pool.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  7. Day
    Valencia, Spain
    Valencia, Spain

    Today's stop is Valencia. This vibrant Spanish city offers a perfect blend of historic charm and modern allure. Explore the stunning City of Arts and Sciences, wander through the colourful streets of the Old Town, and indulge in delectable paella - this is the city where the famous rice dish was invented and where you'll taste it at its most authentic.

    With its beautiful beaches, rich cultural heritage, and lively atmosphere, Valencia promises a memorable day out.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  8. Day
    Tarragona, Spain
    Tarragona, Spain

    Today, MSC Magnifica will dock in Tarragona, Spain. This enchanting city, located on the Costa Dorada in Catalonia, is a hidden gem waiting to be explored.

    With its rich Roman heritage, including the impressive ancient amphitheatre and aqueduct, the city offers a fascinating glimpse into the past. Stroll through the charming old town, admire the stunning views from the Mediterranean Balcony, and savour delicious local cuisine. Tarragona is a captivating destination that combines history, culture, and natural beauty in a unique way.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  9. Day
    Toulon, France
    Toulon, France

    Toulon, a coastal city in southern France, is your port of call today. A delightful destination with much to offer, Toulon's picturesque harbour, lined with colourful buildings, invites leisurely walks and waterfront dining.

    Explore the historic old town with its charming squares and narrow streets or visit the stunning Mont Faron for panoramic views. Toulon also boasts beautiful beaches and a vibrant Provencal atmosphere, making it a captivating French getaway.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  10. Day
    Genoa, Italy
    Genoa, Italy

    Genoa, a captivating city in Italy, delights with its historic centre, magnificent palaces, and bustling port. Today, you'll have time to explore its narrow streets, sample delicious local cuisine, and soak in the rich maritime heritage.

    While in Genoa, be sure to venture out and explore the nearby gem of Portofino. Just a short distance away, Portofino is a picturesque Italian fishing village that exudes elegance and charm. Admire the colourful buildings lining the harbour, savour fresh seafood delicacies, and soak in the breath-taking views of the Ligurian Sea. Whether you're strolling through its quaint streets or enjoying a boat ride along the coast, Portofino promises an unforgettable experience.

    Meals - Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
  11. Day
    Civitavecchia, Italy
    Civitavecchia, Italy

    Today you'll arrive back in Civitavecchia, where you'll disembark and transfer to the airport for your flight back to the UK, Gatwick.

    Meals - Breakfast


Monti Palace Hotel


Just 100 yards from Cavour Metro and a 10-minute walk from the Coliseum, the Monti Palace Hotel is a design hotel with a modern restaurant and bar. The elegant rooms offer a smart TV. With parquet flooring, room automation system and matching furnishings in primary colours, rooms at the Monti Palace are stylish and contemporary. Each comes with free Wi-Fi and air conditioning.

MSC Magnifica

Cruise ship

MSC Magnifica lives up to her name in every way, offering a cruise that’s memorably magnificent. The ship’s leisure facilities include a lavish spa, an open-air pool complex and an indoor pool with a retractable roof. Evening entertainment is varied and includes a spectacular casino, disco, 4D cinema, cigar lounge, plush 1,200 seat theatre and live music in the bar lounges If you prefer a quieter evening, just step out onto the deck for a romantic drink under the stars.

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