Winter cruises

Where will the sea take you? Be inspired by the best winter cruise deals!

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Winter can be anything you desire with MSC Cruises. From a blissfully sunny holiday to the lasting emotions of art cities and natural wonders. Set off on an exciting winter break and savor a season of adventure, thrills, and discovery! For your winter cruises in 2024 and 2025 choose from over 150 destinations across 70 countries onboard 22 stunning ships.

MSC Cruises winter itineraries can suite all your time needs. Your winter holiday will only last a handful of days? Or maybe you are planning something more than a short winter escape? Choose the perfect solution for you, from mini-cruises of 3 or 4-night, to classical 7-night itineraries up to 10 or 11-night routes.

Would you like to enjoy MSC cruises’ comfort even longer? Choose from lengthy 23, 24 or 27-night winter cruises or even extended adventures that include the phenomenal 120-night World Cruise. Dreaming of the ultimate Christmas or New Year's cruise? Stop fantasizing, your winter holiday is just a click away!

There are so many choices for your next winter getaway! From a mighty tropical cruise around the Caribbean and South America to Emirates. Searching for even more audacious destinations? Discover South America or Far East! Do you feel like indulging in a great classic? With winter breeze, discover the Mediterranean, Canary Islands & Madeira and Northern Europe in an atmosphere you won't forget!

Sail in comfort on MSC Cruises’ fleet of ships, including the newest MSC Euribia, MSC World Europa, and MSC Seascape! Affordable packages such as Fly & Cruise are also available. Book your winter cruise now and make lasting memories!

Best winter cruise destinations

Looking for ideas for your winter sun holidays? Go tropical to recharge for the new year with a cruise around the Caribbean. Be bowled over by the skyline and coastlines of Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Chase the sun on a winter getaway around South Africa, sailing from Cape Town to Namibia or Durban and Mozambique. Feel immersed in South American vibrancy in Brazil, Argentina, and Uruguay. Soak in the rich heritage of the Mediterranean, sightseeing around Italy, Spain, Morocco and Greece or explore the volcanic scenery of Canary Islands and Madeira.

Embrace winter season with a tour of Europe's 'Northern Pearls' without the high-season crowds. Choose the best winter cruise deals and expect the best for your winter holidays in 2024 and 2025.

Caribbean winter cruises

A world of sea adventures awaits you in the Caribbean. Dive into crystal-clear waters snorkeling in fabulous coral reefs. Experience the vibrancy of island life and enjoy the privacy of our exclusive private island, Ocean Cay MSC Marine Reserve. With six ships sailing to the Caribbean, pick from a variety of itineraries ranging from 3 to 11-night exciting routes. Discover western Caribbean destinations like the Bahamas, Jamaica, Honduras and Mexico. Eastern Caribbean cruises offers thrilling adventures in stunning islands like Puerto Rico, Guadeloupe, Saint Lucia and Barbados. For your winter Caribbean cruise, choose an adventure like no other!

Caribbean winter cruises

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Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia winter cruises

Searching for winter sun destinations? Roam the Red Sea on an epic winter cruise! From November 2023 to March 2024, MSC Orchestra will sail the Red Sea on an astonishing 7-night itinerary around the region’s most iconic destinations. The ship will homeport in Safaga, calling Jeddah in Saudi Arabia, Aqaba in Jordan, Sharm El-Sheikh and Sokhna Port in Egypt. Collect a treasure trove of Egyptian memories, visiting the rich culture of Luxor, Cairo and Giza or dive into the beautiful waters of Sharm El-Sheikh. Discover the ancient desert city of Petra in Jordan and Al Balad in Saudi Arabia. Winter is the best time of year to discover Red Sea wonders!

Egypt, Jordan and Saudi Arabia winter cruises

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Winter cruises in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

What happens when the shimmering skyscrapers meet the sea? Find it out on a fantastic winter cruise in Dubai and Abu Dhabi. Witness towering skyscrapers, lively souks, and captivating sunsets during your winter cruise. 

Relish the Middle Eastern flavors and be seduced by the region’s beauty, tradition, and innovation as you explore pristine beaches, historic sites, and spectacular modern cityscapes. With various cruise durations available, ranging from 7-night trips to extended Grand Voyages lasting up to 27 nights, discover the incomparable allure of this destinations.

Winter cruises in Dubai and Abu Dhabi

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Choose your next winter cruise in 2024 - 2025

Have you ever been struck by winter blues? With MSC's winter cruises, the only blue you will experience is that of a sea of emotions.

Choose the perfect month for your winter vacation. Whether it's December, January or February MSC Cruises has the right cruise for you.

Winter has never been so exciting as with MSC Cruises!


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