E-mailLinks & Other CruisesMSC Melody Review

The ItineraryLirica Review Part ILirica Review Part II

Aboard MSC Lirica
26 Oct- 2 Nov 2003
MSC Italian Cruises Logo
Please click on the links below to view my Photo Albums
[15 Photos in each Section]
Also:- Ports of Call - Other Ships - Ferries & Misc. Vessels
& Other Information [inc. Sample Daily Programmes]

MSC Lirica at Palermo 28 Oct 2003
Mediterranean Pearls
MSC logo

MSC Lirica Review Part IMSC Lirica Review Part IIThe Itinerary

Lirica thumbnail 1

Exterior Views of MSC Lirica Part I

Lirica 2 thumbnail

Exterior Views of MSC Lirica Part II

Pool thumbnail

On Deck Part I - Pool Areas, Decks 12 [jogging track] & 13 fwd [Sun deck & table football].

Minigolf thumbnail

On Deck Part II - Ponte Minigolf [13] Aft deck area, inc the Minigolf. Ponte Vivaldi [11] Pool Area, Hot tubs. Ponte Puccini [6] Prom. Aft & Fwd decks & views

Lirica night thumbnail

MSC Lirica at Night

Lounges 1 thumbnail

Lounges Part I - Ponte Verdi [5], The Beverly Hills Bar, Lord Nelson Pub. Ponte Puccini [6], L'Atmosphere, Las Vegas Casino & Le Cabaret.

Lounges 2 thumbnail

Lounges Part II - Ponte Puccini [6] - The Coffee Corner, The Broadway Theatre. Ponte Scarlatti [7] - The Lirica Lounge. Ponte Rossini [12] - The Blue Club [Disco].

Bridge thumbnail

The Bridge Tour - Photos on the Bridge. To view a scan of the Bridge Visit Handout, listing the Navigational Instruments & Technical Data, click here.

Dining thumbnail

Dining - Ponte Verdi [5] La Bussola, Ponte Puccini [6] L'Ippocampo, Ponte Vivaldi [11] Le Bistrot - cafeteria, La Pergola - outdoor covered restaurant.

Atrium thumbnail

Other Public Areas - Ponte Verdi [5] Atrium; Reception & Shore Excursion Desks. Main Foyer & Reception seating. Rodeo Drive Shipping Arcade. Library & Card Room.

cabin thumbnail

Cabin - 8043 Standard Inside, Ponte Paganini, Deck 8

Childrens Room thumbnail

Fun & Sports - Ponte Vivaldi [11], I Pirati Childrens Room, Gym, Health Club, Beauty Parlour. Ponte Rossini [12], Virtual Reality Games. Ponte Puccini [6], Cyber Café. Mr Lirica.

 Balcony Suite icon

Bellini Deck [10] Balcony Suite

Room Service thumb

Continental Breakfast Choices Room Service Menu

Bar thumbnail

Bar Menu / Tariff Laundry Tariff

Daily Programme Barcelona

Daily Programme Palermo

Palermo Information

Ship's Excursions

Beauty Parlour Treatment

I unfortunately forgot to collect the sample menus our waiter was saving for me.
They are however more or less the same as those on MSC Melody in Aug 2003 which can be viewed online here.

Ports of Call
top

Naples thumbnail

Naples - Islands of Ischia & Procida in the Bay of Naples [Napoli], along with general views of Historic Buildings in Naples - 27 Oct 2003

Pompeii thumbnail

Pompeii - A brief photo tour around Pompeii - 27 Oct 2003

Palermo thumbnail

Palermo, Sicily - General photos of some of the historic sites, Teatro Massimo, Quattro Canti & more - 28 Oct 2003

Tunis thumbnail

Tunis - Photos of mainly the Old Medina & Souks - 29 Oct 2003

Palma thumbnail

Palma - Photos taken around Palma De Mallorca, Cathedral, Bellver Castle, Almudaina Palace, Poble Espanyol - 30 Oct 2003

Thumbnail Photos Barcelona 1

For Barcelona Pt I & Barcelona Pt II please see my photos taken earlier this year in April when aboard Norwegian Dream

Marseille thumbnail

Marseille - Only a couple of photos of the town, mainly other vessels, the port & glorious sunset - 1 Nov 2003

Thumbnail Photos Genoa

For Genoa please see my photos taken earlier this year in April when aboard Norwegian Dream

Other Ships Seen on the Trip
top

Oosterdam thumbnail

Oosterdam at Palma de Mallorca - 30 Oct 2003

Sky thumbnail

Sun & Sky - [ex Renaissance VII, Renai I - 1991 and Renaissance VIII, Renai II - 1992] undergoing their refit at Union Naval in Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

Saga Rose thumbnail

Saga Rose at La Goulette, Tunis - 29 Oct 2003

European Stars thumbnail

European Stars at Naples, Palma, Barcelona & Genoa - Oct 2003

Costa Mediterranea

Costa Mediterranea at Naples, Palermo, Tunis & Palma - Oct 2003

AIDAvita thumbnail

AIDAvita in drydock at Genoa - 2 Nov 2003

Mistral thumbnail

Mistral at Genoa - 26 Oct 2003

Bolero thumbnail

Bolero at Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

Crown Mare Nostrum thumbnail

Crown Mare Nostrum at Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

Funchal thumbnail

Funchal at Naples - 27 Oct 2003

Thomson Spirit thumbnail

Thomson Spirit at Palma de Mallorca - 30 Oct 2003

Seven Seas Voyager thumbnail

Seven Seas Voyager at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

Radisson Diamon thumbnail

Radisson Diamond at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

Princess Danae thumb

Princess Danae at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

Noordam thumbnail

Noordam at Palermo - 28 Oct 2003

Insignia & R6 thumbnail

Insignia & R6 Blue Star [Ex R1, now Oceania Cruises, charter to TMR just finished & R6 on charter to Pullmantur] at Marseille - 1 Nov 2003

Seawind Crown thumb

Seawind Crown at Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003. Along with my photos taken earlier in the year, 21 Apr

Ferries & Other Vessels
top

Genoa ferry thumbnail

Genoa - Tirrenia, Grimaldi, Moby, Lloyd Sardegna, Happy Lines, Al Mariyah, Canada Senator, Stardrop, Comanov - 26 Oct & 2 Nov 2003

Naples Ferry thumbnail

Naples - Medmar, SNAV, Caremar, Alilauro, LN ferries & other vessels - 27 Oct 2003

Palermo ferries thumbnail

Palermo - Grimaldi Lines, SNAV, Grimaldi Ferries, Tirrenia & other small vessels - Palermo 28 Oct 2003

Tunis Ferry thumb

Tunis - 29 Oct 2003

Palma Ferry thumbnail

Palma - Atalaya De Alcudia, Seawolfe, Salem, Iscomar, Trasmediterranea, Medmar - 30 Oct 2003

Barcelona thumbnail

Barcelona - Tugs, Moroccan Naval Ships, Trasmediterranea, & other vessels, Vitafos, Fernando M Pereda, Theofano M. Few photos of Barcelona - 31 Oct 2003

Marseille thumbnail

Marseille - Limadet, Ege & Unknowns, plus a couple of photos of the town & sunset over port - 1 Nov 2003

Marseille Models

Marseille Martime Museum - A few photos of ship models - 2 Nov 2003

 top

The ItineraryLirica Review Part ILirica Review Part IIMSC Melody Review

Click here for reviews of some of our other recent cruises

E-mailLinks & Other Cruises