MSC Cruises announced today that its cruises will be calling at the Tunis port of La Goulette on a regular basis again starting from July.

“The country is back to normal, security is now stable and we are glad to offer our guests one of their favourite destinations again for this summer’s 7-night cruises in the Mediterranean. Tourism represents one of the biggest resources for this country’s economic revival and we are proud to be making our contribution” declared MSC Cruises CEO Pierfrancesco Vago.

MSC Fantasia and MSC Lirica are scheduled to return to La Goulette on July 5th, with MSC Splendida and MSC Sinfonia calling at the port the day after.

The 4 cruise ships will offer 7-night cruises exploring the most breathtakingly beautiful areas of the Western Mediterranean, with MSC Lirica calling at Genoa (Italy), Ajaccio (France), Civitavecchia (Italy), Salerno (Italy), La Goulette (Tunisia), Palma de Mallorca (Majorca, Spain), Marseille (France) and Genoa (Italy), MSC Fantasia calling at Genoa (Italy), Marseille (France), Barcelona (Spain), La Goulette (Tunisia), La Valletta (Malta), Messina (Italy), Civitavecchia (Italy) and Genoa (Italy), MSC Splendida calling at Genoa (Italy), Naples (Italy), Palermo (Italy), La Goulette (Tunisia), Palma, Barcelona (Spain), Marseille (France) and Genoa (Italy), and MSC Sinfonia calling at Livorno (Italy), Villefranche (France), Valencia (Spain), Ibiza (Spain), La Goulette (Tunisia), Catania (Italy), Naples (Italy) and Livorno (Italy).

MSC Cruises will also be offering Tunis as a winter destination on MSC Splendida’s six 7-night cruises sailing between December 2011 and March 2012, departing from Genoa.

Guests visiting Tunis can enjoy its renowned North African hospitality on a varied array of excursions offered by MSC Cruises. The city welcomes MSC guests and never fails to enchant with its famous archeological site at Carthage, typical spice market in the Medina, traditional fishing village Sidi Bou Said and much, much more - including, of course, La Goulette itself.