MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026
WAKE UP TO A WORLD OF MARVEL
Unpacking just once on the MSC Magnifica, you'll call at 47 diverse destinations including 7 overnights in gorgeous spots. Evoking the pioneering spirit of past explorers, with MSC’s World Cruise in 2026 you’ll cross oceans, bridge continents, and open your eyes to unbelievable discoveries on this 36,000 nautical-mile journey.
MSC Voyagers Club members will benefit from a 5% discount and triple membership points for the chosen Experience type at booking, allowing them to enjoy immediate privileges.
Discover the MSC World Cruise 2026 itinerary
Start your journey and discover America's beauties
Your around the world cruise in 2026 starts in Italy, with a grand Mediterranean tour of heritage highlights. Sailing across the Atlantic, you'll discover Madeira's coastlines and the azure bays of Barbados, Grenada, Bonaire and Curaçao.
Be whisked to South America's astonishing buzz stopping by Colombia's emerald shine, sailing through the awe-inspiring Panama Canal to Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Guatemala and Mexico. From there, the US beckons as you encounter San Diego's and San Francisco.
Feel the Hawaiian vibes, explore Oceania and Asia
MSC World Cruise 2026 continues for a change of pace, plunging into Hawaiian heaven, Tahiti's Polynesian pleasures and the palm-fringed lagoons of Samoa and Fiji.
Next, you'll make a great escape to New Zealand and Australia's stunning shores. After stops in Auckland, Sydney and the Australian Gold Coast, you’ll stop by the incredible Great Barrier Reef before heading north to stroll through Manila’s mystique and soak up Japan's kaleidoscopic best on Okinawa Island and Tokyo.
Live the Far East charm, be amazed by the Middle East
Once you've savored Tokyo’s charm, the World Cruise will sail towards South Korea's Busan, the sultry charm of Shanghai and the high-rise heights of Hong Kong. Then tap into even more tropical climes with stops in Vietnam, Singapore, Malaysia and Sri Lanka’s boundless beaches.
It’s then time to head back to Europe via the Red Sea through Dubai, Oman, and the Suez Canal to uncover the ancient treasures of Jordan and Egypt before stopping by Greece on the return to Italy.
DIVE INTO DISCOVERY: INCLUDED EXCURSIONS AND OVERNIGHTS
The MSC World Cruise 2026 includes 15 free shore excursions designed by MSC Cruises to provide you with the ultimate experience as you journey around the globe.
The World Cruise also includes 7 incredible overnight stays in some of the most iconic destinations of your global odyssey: San Francisco, Honolulu, Auckland, Sydney, Manila, Tokyo, and Dubai.
Your magnificent home as you travel the world
The perfect base for your 2026 World Cruise
Indulge in the comfort of MSC Magnifica while adventuring worldwide crossing oceans, cultures and horizons of wonderful beauty. Whether you opt for the complete 2026 World Cruise itinerary or tailor your trip by choosing a shorter segment, the MSC Magnifica is a perfect ship for your adventure. Designed for unbeatable comfort, with cabins meticulously designed to offer you the utmost ease, the ship lives up to its name with its memorably magnificent design that stays true to travel's golden age and MSC Cruises' ongoing commitment to sustainability.
A fabulous destination itself, there’s plenty of opportunity to live life to the full onboard this immaculate home-from-home. Toast new friendships in one of the 12 bars and enjoy stunning meals in one of five gourmet restaurants as you celebrate the flavours of the places you visit. Unwind in the award-winning MSC Aurea Spa and open-air pool complex, be entertained in a 1,200-seat theatre, keep active in the tennis club and gym or take advantage of inclusive drinks and laundry packages.
The best accommodation for your journey
Embarking on an adventure around the world while enjoying the utmost comfort is truly a remarkable experience. MSC Magnifica lives up to its name and ensures magnificently comfortable hospitality offering a wide variety of cabin accommodation for your world cruise. From sea view cabins to suites, there is the perfect accommodation to suit your every need.
A balcony cabin is flawlessly tailored for fully experiencing the phenomenal views your round-the-world journey. Whether its a Premium, Deluxe or Junior balcony, each day, you can gaze upon a different horizon and be inspired by ever-changing skies, all within the captivating sea ambiance.
Treat yourself with our Dining Experience
The 2026 world cruise is not just a stunning odyssey around the globe, but also a journey through the world’s flavors, aromas, and delicacies! Included in the World Cruise is the Dine&Drink package, which allows you to devour a variety of drinks, such as wines, beers, soft drinks, which can be consumed at lunch and dinner in the main restaurant and at the buffet. MSC Magnifica also offers an unparalleled culinary experience, savoring international delights in its 5 gourmet restaurants.
Whether you choose to savor the flavors of Asian traditions, from Japanese to Chinese cuisine, or indulge in the recipes of the finest European traditions, from Italian to French cuisine, MSC Magnifica will cater to every palate! Embark on a culinary journey where taste knows no boundaries.
Marvel at the spectacular entertainment
On board MSC Magnifica, entertainment is guaranteed throughout your world cruise, ensuring an inspiring journey of non-stop enjoyment. Be entertained in the magnificent 1,200-seat Royal Theatre, ensuring outstanding shows and live music that will add an extra layer of wonder to the marvels you will experience while crossing continents.
Entertainment continues with the panoramic T32 Disco, a fantastic bowling, a thrilling 4D cinema and a range of unmissable onboard activities, from themed parties to language classes. Discover a vibrant atmosphere filled with unforgettable moments and endless opportunities for enjoyment on board MSC Magnifica.
START PLANNING YOUR MSC WORLD CRUISE 2026
EMBARK ON A LIFETIME JOURNEY
msc world cruise 2026 FAQ
Which drink package is included?
The Dine&Drink package is included. This package offers guests the chance to enjoy beverages at the Main restaurant onboard for Lunch and Dinner opening hours, along with the Buffet area during Lunch and Dinner hours only. The package includes a range of wines served by the glass, such as white, red, rose & sparkling wines, draught beer, mineral water, fountain-soda, and fruit juices.
The Buffet area is open for Lunch from 11:30 AM to 4:00 PM and for Dinner from 5:30 PM to 10:30 PM.
Please note that the Dine&Drink package is not valid for use at any specialty restaurant or bar outside of the Buffet area.
Is a discount for laundry services included?
Which activities are included?
How long is the 2026 World Cruise?
MSC's World Cruise 2026 lasts 118 nights and 119 days, starting on January 5th and concluding on May 3rd. You can choose to book the entire round-the-world tour or a shorter segment:
First Segment - January 5th – February 5th
From Genoa to San Francisco in 31 night/32 days.
Second Segment - February 5th – March 23rd
From San Francisco to Tokyo in 46 night/47 days.
Third segment - March 23rd - May 3rd
From Tokyo to Genoa, in 41 night/42 days.
Which shore excursions are included?
The 2026 World Cruise includes the following 15 free shore excursions:
Funchal, Portugal: PANORAMIC CABO GIRAO & RIBEIRA BRAVA (FUN18W)
Cartagena, Colombia: CARTAGENA HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR & SHOPPING (CAR07W)
Puerto Limon, Costa Rica: THE TORTUGUERO CANALS (PLI02W)
Puerto Quetzal, Guatemala: MARVELS OF COLONIAL ANTIGUA (PRQ01W)
San Francisco, United States: SAN FRANCISCO & GOLDEN GATE BRIDGE (SFO02W)
Honolulu, Hawaii: PEARL HARBOR (HDH01W)
Auckland, New Zealand: AUCKLAND MUSEUM & CITY SIGHTS (AKL02W)
Sydney, Australia: DISCOVERING SYDNEY (SDY07W)
Manila, Philippines: MARVELLOUS METRO MANILA, OLD AND NEW (MNL01W)
Tokyo, Japan: A GLIMPSE OF TOKYO (TYO01W)
Da Nang, Viet Nam: HISTORIC HIGHLIGHTS OF DA NANG (DNG10W)
Port Klang/Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: HIGHLIGHTS OF KUALA LUMPUR (PKG11W)
Colombo, Sri Lanka: COLOURS OF COLOMBO TOUR WITH TRADITIONAL SHOW (CMB21W)
Dubai, United Arab Emirates: NEW WONDERS OF DUBAI (DXB01W)
Heraklion/Crete, Greece: KNOSSOS PALACE AND SHOPPING (IRK02W)
Which Terms & Conditions apply to the MSC World Cruise 2026?
The product will not be combinable with the Promo Target Discounts (Brochure);
The product will not be combinable with Claims Discount Vouchers;
The laundry discount will be not combined with other similar discounts and with onboard packages Regular or Express;
Single Surcharge: 180% Inside Outside Balcony and 200% Suite;
Find below Cancellation Policy related to the MSC World Cruise - full itinerary and the relative sell cruises:
| WORLD CRUISE 2026
|90 days or longer
|15% deposit no refundable
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