Grand Voyage Capetown to Venice

This Grand Voyage is more than an exclusive ocean cruise to some of the most exciting cities and natural wonders in the world. It is also a journey into another dimension and another time. A time where life is measured in moments, not minutes. Set sail across the Atlantic from Cape Town at the Southern tip of South Africa to the enchanting city of Venice.

DESTINATION Venice, Italy
FROM Cape Town, South Africa
DATE 03 May 2017
DURATION 23 Nights
PRICE From €2,039 pp

Enjoy a delightful Voyage on this 21 night cruise from Cape Town to Venice. Set sail aboard MSC Sinfonia, and experience the voyage from South Africa to Europe with all the style and comfort this wonderful modern 4 star cruise ship has to offer.  Includes one night B&B in a 4* hotel in Cape Town.

Day to Day Itinerary:

Day 1: Dublin to Cape Town, South Africa:

Depart from Dublin airport on your overnight flight to South Africa.

Day 2: Cape Town, South Africa:

On arrival in Capetown, you will be transferred to your 4* hotel.

Day 3: Cape Town, South Africa:

After breakfast at your hotel you will be met and transferred to the ship.

As you board the MSC Sinfonia, you will be amazed by the majestic skyline of this South African city with the dramatic Table Mountain that rises above the city’s pretty harbour.

Day 4: At sea:

Your first full day at sea will be spent cruising towards your first port of call, Walvis Bay in Namibia

Day 5: Walvis Bay, Namibia:

A huge natural lagoon with seabirds, rare flamingos and pelicans
Situated off the Atlantic coast of Africa, Walvis Bay is the name of both this popular holiday town in Namibia and the bay in which it lies.

The deepwater harbour is a haven for sea vessels and many luxury cruise liners dock here. However, these deep waters are also rich in plankton and marine life and previously drew large numbers of whales, which contributed to the port’s name.

Day 6 – 12: At sea: 

You spend 6 full days cruising South towards your next port of call, Dakar in Senegal.

Day 13: Dakar, Senegal:

The largest city in Senegal, renowned for music, arts and film festivals and fantastic African cuisine.
Dakar is the largest city in Senegal, a vibrant country located on Africa’s Atlantic coast.

Famous for hosting the Dakar rally raid every year, Dakar is also renowned for its exuberance, displayed in a huge array of music, arts and film festivals and fantastic African cuisine.

Your luxury MSC cruise liner will dock in Dakar itself, and cruise passengers will be keen to get going and explore this dynamic city. Formerly under French colonial rule, the city’s architecture displays the legacy of these times and French is still spoken in Senegal.

Day 14 – 15 : At sea:

You have two full days spent cruising  towards your next port of call Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, Spain.

Day 16: Las Palmas, Spain: 

Your next port of call is Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, an island full of lush green hills and contrasting volcanic mountains. The Palmitos Park is a must visit destination for nature lovers. Here you can get up close and personal with wildlife, including dolphins, parrots and adorable meerkats.

Day 17: At sea:

You have a day cruising towards your next port of call Tangier in Morocco.

Day 18: Tangier, Morocco:

Tangier’s strategic location has made it a highly sought-after locale since ancient times. The layout within Tangier’s Medina, like most throughout Morocco, was never planned in advance. As the need arose, a labyrinth of streets and small squares emerged that eventually became the various quarters there today.

Day 19 – 20 : At sea:

You have two full days spent cruising  towards your next port of call Valetta on the island of Malta.

Day 21: Valetta, Malta:

7000 years of history living passionately in the present
La Valletta is a city situated on the island of Malta, which lies 60 miles south of Sicily.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, here you’ll find 7000 years of history living passionately in the present.

You will span the millennia with an astonishing array of things to discover. Wherever you go, the island’s scenery and architecture provide a spectacular backdrop to your holiday here.

Day 22: At sea:

You have a day cruising towards your next port of call Dubrovnik in Croatia.

Day 23: Dubrovnik, Croatia:

“Those who seek paradise on Earth should come to Dubrovnik” so wrote the famed British playwright, George Bernard Shaw when he first visited the town.

Dubrovnik is the capital of South Dalmatia, in Croatia and reputed to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. Many writers and holiday-makers remain enthralled by its charm and the town is fondly known as both the Adriatic Pearl and the Slav ‘Athens’. Anyone who has the chance to visit at least once will surely agree.

Day 24: Venice, Italy:

Your voyage ends here in Venice, where you will disembark and are taken to the airport for your flight back to Dublin.

20 Nights accommodation aboard the 4 Star MSC Sinfonia, operated by MSC Cruise Line. (See ship info tab for more information on MSC Sinfonia)

1 night in a 4* Capetown hotel including breakfast.

MSC Sinfonia

Even before MSC Sinfonia sets sail, stepping on board is like embarking on a voyage of discovery. With its impressive array of new features and facilities, the ship is now even better equipped to satisfy every need.
The MSC Sinfonia is packed with spacious new cabins with balconies to delight our guests with superb panoramic views.
The restaurant and buffet areas have been enlarged to serve up an even greater variety of culinary treats.
There is an all new 319 m2 area to fill with music and dancing. With the help of prestigious partners like Chicco, LEGO and Namco, fabulous new play areas for children of all ages is available, starting with an exciting spray park packed with fun water features. And to offer even more routes to relaxation, the lavish MSC Aurea Spahas been enhanced with more space for massages.
All this is just a taste of what a cruise on MSC Sinfonia can offer. There’s a world of new experiences to discover on board, day after day, moment after moment. 

Because MSC Sinfonia is the ship that suits you.

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Dates & Prices

DATE PRICE STATEROOM
03 May 2017 €2,039 Inside Book Now
03 May 2017 €2,399 Oceanview Book Now
03 May 2017 €2,629 Balcony On Request

Price inclusions

  • Flight from Dublin to Capetown
  • 1 night B&B in a 4* Capetown hotel
  • Airport to Port transfer
  • 21 nights onboard the MSC Sinfonia.
  • Meals onboard on a full board basis
  • Entertainment onboard
  • Transfer from Port to Airport
  • Flight from Venice to Dublin
  • Taxes and charges of €300
  • Check in 1 bag per person

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Non refundable or transferable booking deposit of €200 per person
  • Full payment due on confirmation
  • 2% surcharge if balance is paid by credit or charge card
  • Optional Insurance €53 (conditions apply)
  • Single Supplement Inside from €220 pp
  • Drinks onboard not included.
  • Gratuities of €8.50 per person per day are payable onboard or you can prepay before you travel.
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

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