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MSC Opera switches from Red Sea to Canary Islands base for winter 2024/25

Canary-Islands winter base for MSC Opera
MSC Cruises will base a ship in the Canary Islands for the 2024-25 winter season.

MSC Opera will operate seven-night itineraries with six ports of call between November 3 and March 16.

The new itinerary replaces MSC Opera’s previously planned Red Sea winter 2024-25 programme, cancelled in light of the current risk to shipping in this region.

The ship will depart Santa Cruz de Tenerife in Tenerife for Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura, Funchal in Madeira, Santa Cruz de la Palma in La Palma and Arrecife in Lanzarote before returning to Tenerife.

Flexible embarkation options

The new itinerary also offers flexible embarkation options, including Santa Cruz de Tenerife on Sundays, Las Palmas on Mondays, Funchal on Thursdays or Fridays and Arrecife on Saturdays.

The itinerary features up to 16 hours in port and is easily accessible with regular international flights to Tenerife, Gran Canaria, Madeira and Lanzorote.