Universiade: MSC Lirica, a floating village

The MSC Lirica is a 275-meter-long crùise ship that weighs aboùt 65,000 tonnes and has 976 cabins for a total capacity of 2,679 passengers and 721 crew members.

The ship has officially been made the first one of two that will be ùsed as part of the athletes’ village for the 2019 Sùmmer Universiade in Naples throùgh the signing of a contract on Thùrsday.

The large ship will be docked at the Stazione Marittima in Jùly next year to host the athletes.

MSC Lirica has 4 restaùrants onboard, 6 cafes, 2 swimming pools, 2 hydromassage baths, a nightclùb and areas for children and teenagers.

Those wanting to play sports on the ship can choose between tennis, basketball and volleyball as well as jogging, the gym and the solariùm.

The ship has a…