travel42 Cruise Ship Review: MSC Cruises MSC Fantasia

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Introduction and History

The 137,936-ton MSC Fantasia measures 1,093 feet long, 1,214 feet wide and 196 feet tall. It was christened in 2008 by actress Sophia Loren in Naples, Italy, and has an international crew of 1,370.

The ship was billed as greater in length than the height of the Eiffel Tower, and it qualified as the largest ever built for the European market at the time.

Passenger Profiles

Spanish and Italian passengers are the most numerous, so North Amer...

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OCG Class
MSC Fantasia
Year Built2008
Year Last Refurbished2019
Capacity4,363 passengers

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