Cruise of the Week Fun Facts | 24.06.2013
MSC Poesia | Buenos Aires to Germany
It’s cruise of the week time again and next week’s cruise is one of our most popular annual cruise itineraries year after year.
Cruise of the week for the week commencing 24 June 2013 will be on-board one of Australia’s favourite MSC Cruise ships, MSC Poesia. It is a 20 night cruise from Buenos Aires, South America to Warnemuende, Germany near Berlin departing on the 21st of April 2014.
Fun Facts about ports on this cruise of the week
Arguably, the cultural capital of Latin America, this European style metropolis is famous for the Tango, beef, wine, it’s beautiful colonial quarter “La Recoleta”, the Peron’s and its great sporting ability – most visitors enjoying this cruise fly in early to maximise their time in this incredible city.
ANZAC DAY will be at sea between these two ports on this cruise in 2014.
Arrecife on the island of Lanzarote, Canary Islands, is incredibly unique even by Canary Island standards. It is volcanic, with many parts of the island covered in volcanic ash. A very unique region is the region of Geria. If you are likely to only go to this island once in your life, go to Geria. Historic vineyards planted directly into volcanic ash protected by small stone walls. Incredible.
Just north of Portugal on the European continent, Vigo famously was the Spanish home port during the Spanish Armada against the British.
A beautiful Medieval city in Belgium with lovely canals, for art lovers, be sure to take a glimpse of one of Michelangelo’s masterpieces. the “Madonna of Bruges”. It can be view at the Church of Our Lady, also with tombs of some notable historic figures located in the church. Be sure to get the famed mussels with fries followed by a Belgian waffle when you visit.
A charming port in North East Germany, it is in the Rostock town famed for its German style of Medieval architecture. When disembarking here, guests may consider taking a transfer to Berlin, the German Capital.