Lonely Planet Writer

Largest cruise ship ever seen in Cuba docks in Havana

The MSC Opera cruise ship arrived Friday in Havana after crossing the Atlantic from Italy; with almost 1800 passengers aboard, it is the largest cruise ship to ever dock in Cuba.

MSC Opera in Valetta, Malta.
MSC Opera in Valetta, Malta. Image by John Haslam / CC BY 2.0

The city will be the liner’s port of call until April 2016, serving as a stop alongside other Caribbean destinations including the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and Mexico. The Opera can carry up to 2600 passengers and it will dock in Havana once a week starting in December 2016.

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