MSC Fantasia: 13 Nights in a Balcony Cabin from São Paulo to Lisbon in April for €858 pp, incl. Tips

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The MSC Fantasia sets sail from Brazil to Europe in April 2023. You can get onboard for £587 (~€697) in an inside cabin. However, the balcony cabin that starts at £738 (~€876) could be even more attractive for such a long trip (13 nights). All fares include taxes, fees, full board and tips.

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You get full board service with breakfast, lunch and dinner (some speciality restaurants are excluded) as well as cold and hot water, coffee, tea and milk with meals. All cabins have double beds, which can also be converted to single beds if required.


  • April 3: Santos (departs at 19:00)
  • April 4: Rio de Janeiro (14 hours)
  • April 5-6: At sea
  • April 7: Maceió, Brazil (9 hours)
  • April 8-12: At sea
  • April 13: Santa Cruz de la Palma, Canary Islands (7 hours)
  • April 14: Funchal, Madeira (9 hours)
  • April 15: At sea
  • April 16: Lisbon

The Ship

The MSC Fantasia was put into service in 2008 and is 333 meters long and 38 meters wide. The ship can go up to 23 knots fast. There are several outdoor pools, an aqua park with water slides, and various bars and restaurants. A total of up to 3,300 guests can be on the ship. There is also a theatre, cigar lounge, spa, kids club and casino. So you won’t get bored that quickly. Main onboard language is English, but the staff usually speaks Italian, Spanish and Portuguese, too. The onboard currency for this cruise is Euro.

This is what the cabins look like on another ship, MSC Meraviglia:

Flights to São Paulo

The ship departs from Santos, which is roughly 50 km away from São Paulo. The cheapest airline for flights to the Brazilian metropolis is usually TAP. Here are some of the cheapest prices from Europe:

Economy class:

Business class:

Viação Cometa has a bus that goes from São Paulo to Santos every half an hour. It takes a bit over an hour to get there and costs roughly €3-7.

Feel free to use our search form to find out how much a flight would cost from your home city:

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