The port of Lisbon will host, for the first time on October 15, the Amera cruise ship, which is taking an cruise of 18 nights with start in Bremerhaven, calls at Honfleur, St Malo, Bordeaux, St Jean de Luz, Bilbao, Leixões, Lisbon, Huelva, Gibraltar, Malaga, Port Mahon and St Tropez, and end at Villefranche.
Previously named Prinsendam, she was acquired by Phoenix Reisen in July 2019 to Holland America Line. Originally from Royal Viking Line in 1999 under the name Royal Viking Sun, which she had acquired by Seabourn Cruise Line in 2002 and operated under the name of Seabourn Sun.
Amera, whose renaming ceremony took place in Bremerhaven on 16 August, has been refurbishment.
Built in 1988 with a length of 205 meters and 39 051 tonnes, Amera has a maximum capacity to 835 passengers and 420 to 440 crew and will be dedicated to the German market Read More
Cruise ships at the Port of Lisbon: October 14th to 20th
From 14 to 20 October the Port of Lisbon welcomes 9 cruise ships – Mein Schiff 4, Amera, Azura, Rotterdam, Independence of the Seas, MSC Preziosa, Costa Favolosa, Braemar and Norwegian Pearl.
The Mein Schiff 4 Lisbon call on the 14th is part of a 10-night cruise with Palma de Mallorca as homeport and Gibraltar, Cadiz, Lisbon, Malaga, Valencia and Barcelona as ports of call.
Rotterdam, also scheduled to call Lisbon on the 14th, where she will stay overnight, is taking a 14-night cruise, starting in Amsterdam, stopping at Zeebrugge, Le Havre, Dover, Portland, La Rochelle, Bordeaux, Lisbon, Gibraltar and Cartagena, and end at Civitavecchia.
On the 15th there are in port Amera and Azura 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.
Here you will find information concerning the date and hour of arrival and departure, name of the ship, quay, maximum capacity of the ship, crew, LOA, draught, flag, origin, destination, navigation agent and cruise line