History and Tourist Attractions
Before you embark on your MSC Cruise, discover authentic history. Learn and discover Florida's past and personalities at the Tampa Bay History Center. With three floors of history, there's so much to learn! Visit Ybor City, once known as the "Cigar Capital of the World," which was once home to 200 factories and 12,000 cigar makers. Take a bite out of history too! Tampa's historic Columbia Restaurant is the oldest restaurant in the state of Florida. The landmark restaurant opened in 1905 and offers award-winning Spanish/Cuban cuisine.
Looking for adventure before your cruise? Tampa offers various attractions for the whole family. From theme parks to animal encounters and water activities, you will be able to find something for all ages.
MSC Armonia will begin sailing from our new embarkation port in Tampa in November 2020. Click here to learn more.