Today [June 17th], the Port of Lisbon welcomes the AIDAstella cruise ship, on a 10-night cruise entitled "Spain & Portugal”, that has Palma de Mallorca as homeport and Malaga, Cadiz, Lisbon, Cartagena, Valencia and Barcelona as ports of call.
This will be the third of nine calls scheduled for the Port of Lisbon during the year 2019. In all calls the ship overnights in Lisbon.
With 253 meters in length and capacity for 2 194 passengers and 646 crew members, AIDAstella visited Lisbon for the first time in September 2, 2013, the year that she started operating Read More
Lisbon, destination of Le Bougainville’s maiden voyage
On June 13th, Lisbon will be the destination of the Le Bougainville’s maiden voyage, which starts on June 6 in Barcenola and calls at Palma de Mallorca, Valencia, Altea and Cadiz. In the same day, Lisbon will be the departure port for a new 8-night cruise to Civitavecchia and calls in Cadiz, Malaga, Palma de Mallorca, Mahon and Bonifacio.
The latest ship of the French company Ponant has just been built on the VARD Shipyards in Alesund, Norway, and Tulcea, Romania, and christened on June 4th.
With 131 meters in length and 9,900 tons, the Le Bougainville has a capacity of 110 crew and can accommodate 184 passengers in 92 balcony cabins and four suites with bay windows and terraces
Le Bougainville is the third of six of the Ponant class Explorer series, and like, Le Laperouse and Le Champlain, that were in Lisbon on 13 September and 1 November 2018, respectively, is equipped with the Blue Eye lounge, an underwater lounge will allow passengers to discover and experience the underwater world that allows passengers through two eye-lookers looking at the sea bed Read More
Lisbon, a destination for cruises
The port of Lisbon, located on the banks of the vast Tagus estuary has in its history a long tradition within the cruise market. Featuring a 15.5 metre deep channel and over 1 500 metres of berthing quay with depth between -8 and -12 m, Lisbon has been for long a harbour of refuge for many cruise ships.
In fact, the port of Lisbon receives all types of cruise ships, from the smallest to the largest in the world, that bring more than 500 thousand passengers per year.
In addition to the great natural conditions, the ship that anchors in Lisbon has two passenger terminals located in the centre of the city, with the most modern safety equipment and a varied offer of services.
The warm weather, the various tourist places, the good international air connections and the variety of hotels are some of the factors that make of Lisbon a privileged destination throughout the year.
Featuring a magnificent geographic location, Lisbon is an important port of call for cruises between the Atlantic Coast and Europe, the western Mediterranean and the north of Europe, the Atlantic Isles and the north of Africa as well as for Trans Atlantic trips.
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