The MSC Lirica is a fun-for-the-whole-family kind of ship. Onboard there are plenty of features that will keep kids and teens entertained, like the virtual reality game room and the miniature golf course.
The Lirica also has a kids club and teen club where trained childcare professionals lead the kids on activities throughout the ship, while parents can relax at the solarium or get a drink at The Beverly Hills Bar. Of course, a family cruise is perfect because you can all gather over a delicious dinner and discuss daily highlights and tomorrow’s plans. MSC Cruises even has special menus for your picky eaters.
MSC Lirica features a modern European decor with attractive colors and creatively designed furnishings. Passengers are most frequently Italian, Spanish, German, or French and enjoy a variety of itineraries ranging from the Mediterranean to the Caribbean.
MSC Lirica cruise ship deck plan shows a total of 992 staterooms for 1984 passengers (max capacity is 2548) served by 720 crew-staff. The boat has 13 decks (9 passenger-accessible, 5 with cabins), 4 restaurants, 10 lounges and bars, 2 swimming pools, 2 Jacuzzis (outdoor whirlpool hot tubs), 9 elevators.
|Namesake||lirica, Italian word for “lyric“|
|Port of registry||Panama|
|Builder||Chantiers de l’Atlantique, St. Nazaire, France|
|Christened||1 March 2003|
|Notes||First newbuild for MSC|
|Class and type||Lirica-class cruise ship|
|Draft||6.60 m (21 ft 8 in)|
|Decks||13 (9 for passengers)|
|Installed power||Four diesel generators (7,650 kW each)|
|Propulsion||Two azimuth thrusters (20,000 kW)|
|Speed||21 knots (39 km/h; 24 mph)|