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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Live Voyage Reports

MSC Magnifica at the Port of Lisbon, Portugal

Day 5 – Lisbon, Portugal

Visiting the Portuguese capital This morning we are sailing into Lisbon, Portugal. This is the most Western capital of Europe and the capital of Portugal. We took on our pilot at 7am as we entered...
MSC Magnifica sailaway from Southampton

Day 1 – Southampton, UK

Departure day We woke up leisurely this morning around 9am and immediately looked out of the window to see the ship, forgetting, of course, our hotel room overlooked Southampton Police Station rather than the port,...
Amsterdam canal with tourist boat

Day 11 – Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Sailing into Amsterdam We awoke early this morning, the ship has slowed down to around 15kts and we are about to pick up the pilot from IJmuiden, The Netherlands. After receiving our pilot, he'll guide...
MSC Magnifica leaving IJmuiden locks

Day 12 – At Sea

Day at Sea Today we were up very early to catch the sail out of Amsterdam. We left our berth at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam at exactly 7am this morning. The ship gracefully slid into...
MSC Magnifica aft view sea day 10

Day 10 – At Sea

Day at Sea Today is our third sea day on this cruise. We have a total of five sea days and they are nicely spread out throughout our voyage. We are continuing our sail from...
MSC Meraviglia - Live voyage - Marseille!

Day 8 – Marseille, France

Disembarkation day This morning when we awoke we were still at sea - don't be fooled, not a sea day for us though - today is, unfortunately, the day we disembark. This is the first...
MSC Meraviglia Live! Day 7 - Valencia, Spain

Day 7 – Valencia, Spain

Valencia This morning we decided to have breakfast on the balcony as we sailed slowly into the port of Valencia, Spain. As it is our final port today we will be getting off and exploring....
La Coruna Town Hall

Day 9 – La Coruna, Spain

La Coruna Today we awoke in La Coruna. This city is based in the North-West corner of Spain and its surrounding coast is referred to as the Costa da Morte (Coast of Death) this is because...
MSC Magnifica as seen from Calshot

Day 15 – Southampton, UK

Disembarkation We awoke early this morning as we left the balcony curtains open and the sun beamed directly in at around 5am. Looking out I could just make out the Isle of Wight in the...
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MSC Meraviglia Live Voyage Introduction

We're joining MSC Cruises' MSC Meraviglia for a 7-night voyage around the West Mediterranean. Skip to our itinerary to get to our daily posts We're heading to Marseille, France to join MSC Meraviglia for a week-long...

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