A Uniquely African Journey With a European Flavour

MSC Grand Voyages , our longest holidays, provide a complete break from your daily routine, giving you every opportunity to immerse yourself in a favourite hobby or take a course on a new one, to read the books you’ve never had time for, to simply laze for days on end.

Take yourself to a place of fulfilled tranquillity, relishing all the pleasures to be found on board while voyaging to explore distant destinations of timeless beauty.Take yourself to a place of fulfilled tranquillity, relishing all the pleasures to be found on board while voyaging to explore distant destinations of timeless beauty.

Wave goodbye to Europe and round the African East Coast on our Southbound Grand Voyage in 2016/17. Experience East African delights on board the renewed MSC Sinfonia’s 24 night Grand Voyage from Venice to Durban. The endless charm of nature and landscapes stretching as far as the eye can see. This is what travelling is about: discovering the gems of a unique continent, cruising in comfort, admiring the views and making the most of every moment in dreams surroundings. Your cruise embarks from Venice with an itinerary that includes 10 ports in 8 countries before arriving at Durban, South Africa.

After the long summer season enjoy a leisurely cruise Northbound up the West Coast of Africa for a 21 night Grand Voyage which includes: fascinating sights of Walvis Bay and Dakar. Year-round summer weather of Las Palmas, Spain; a rich blend of cultures, exotic souks, colourful riads, the Kasbah and lively markets of Tangier, Morocco and the glorious vistas and a beautiful coastline with flat sandy beaches of Ancona, Italy.

You will also find a diverse program of special events and classes on board, hosted by experts on everything from dancing and cooking to the languages and cultures of our destinations. Not forgetting a full range of excursions, entertainment and recreational pursuits for you to get involved in.

So if you're ready to discover a world of new experiences, now is the perfect time.

Terms and Conditions

All rates are per person based on 2 people sharing a 2 berth cabin and subject to availability, foreign exchange and fuel cost fluctuations. All cruise offers are capacity controlled and offering selected cabins at a specific price in line with MSC Cruises Dynamic Pricing Policy. KIDS CRUISE FREE: Up to 2 children under 18 years, sharing a I2 or O2 cabin category with 2 adults, for Suites 2 children under 12 years & for balconies 1 child under 18 years, only paying the mandatory charges. Above cruise fares includes mandatory port and service charges but excludes insurance. Single supplement applies and multiple berth cabins carry a surcharge. Promotions are not combinable with each other, but are combinable with MSC Voyagers Club discounts (except for Tandem).E&OE. 


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