Cruise Liner News – MSC LIRICA to homeport in Piraeus, Greece in Summer 2022

The 2003 built liner MSC LIRICA will use Piraeus, Greece as homeport during Summer 2022. She was originally scheduled to sail from Venice but now she will offer a newly designed 7 night itinerary with 28 sailings between April  and October 2022 calling Kusadasi at Turkey; Haifa at Israel; Limassol at Cyprus and the Greek islands of Rhodes and Santorini before returning to Piraeus.

MSC LIRICA called at least 4 times this year at Palumbo Malta Shipyard (At the time of writing she’s berthed at Palumbo) since the fire damage caused in Corfu last 12th March.

The Greek island of Crete will also be a port of call in MSC LIRICA’s four 11-night sailings in the Eastern Mediterranean during November and December 2022 with visits to Heraklion.

Voyages on board MSC LIRICA will be, as they are for all of the Company’s ships, only open to guests who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Published – Thursday 23rd December, 2021.