MSC Cruises MSC Fantasia Ship Information

OCG Class
MSC Fantasia
Year Built2008
Year Last Refurbished2017
Capacity4,363 passengers


Christened by actress Sophia Loren in 2008 in Naples, Italy, the MSC Fantasia is by far the line's largest ship with a maximum capacity of 4,363. Marketed as being greater in length than the height of the Eiffel Tower, Fantasia is the largest ship ever built for the European market. Most passengers are Spanish or Italian so North Americans will need to be comfortable with a European experience before booking passage.

MSC Fantasia Ship Profile & Stats

  • Cruise Line: MSC Cruises
  • Ship Type: Cruise Ship
  • Line Class: Mainstream
  • Year Built: 2008
  • Year Last Refurbished: 2017
  • Capacity: 4,363 passengers
  • Decks: 14
  • Gross Tonnage: 137,936
  • Length: 1083 ft
  • Beam: 124 ft
  • Average Speed: 22 knots
  • Inside Cabins: 327
  • Outside Cabins: 1,310
  • Number of Crew: 1,370

MSC Fantasia On-Board Recreation

  • Outdoor Pools: 4
  • Spa: Yes
  • Casino: Yes

MSC Fantasia Dining Choices

  • Red Velvet (Capacity: 1,155)
  • Il Cerchio d'Oro (Capacity: 766)
  • El Sombrero Tex Mex Cuisine: Mexican (Capacity: 108)

MSC Fantasia Entertainment

  • L'Avanguardia Theater: Theatre, shows, conferences (Capacity: 1,603)
  • L'Insolito Lounge: Bar, shows, music, dance floor (Capacity: 268)
  • La Cantina Toscana: Wine tasting bar (Capacity: 105)
  • Casino delle Palme: Casino, bar (Capacity: 323)
  • Liquid Disco: Discotheque, bar (Capacity: 120)
  • Il Transatlantico: Pianobar (Capacity: 108)
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