Cruise ships at the Port of Lisbon: January 21st to 27th
From 21 to 27 January 2017 the Port of Lisbon welcomes Costa Mediterranea and Saga Pearl II.
Costa Mediterranea, called Lisbon on the 11th January and returns to the Portuguese capital city to overnight from 23rd to 24th, a destination included in a 13-days itinerary which begins and ends in Savona and calls in Naples, Palermo, Valencia, Cadiz, Malaga and Marseille.
On the 25th, the Saga Pearl II arrives in Lisbon, as a result of a 25-days trip to and from Southampton and stops in Funchal, Gran Canaria, Mindelo, Praia, Tenerife, Arrecife and Casablanca.
New Cruise Terminal in Lisbon contributes to Lisbon being voted the best city in the world
The new Lisbon Cruise Terminal, designed by the Portuguese Architect Carrilho da Graça, was one of the equipment that convinced the jury to elect Lisbon as the "Best City" for the 2017 Wallpaper Design Awards.
The jury, formed by judges Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec (designers), Laetitia Casta (actress and model), Tom Sachs (plastic artist), Ramdane Touhami (fashion designer) and Amanda Levete also highlighted the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT), in Belém; and the Hotel Memmo Príncipe Real.
Referring to Lisbon, the Wallpaper highlights that "the Portuguese capital city is on a cultural and architectural roll after a programme of regeneration stretching from the center to the Baixa waterfront," adding " the new Cruise Terminal by João Luís Carrilho da Graça, completing this year, will double the capacity of the port” 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 -10 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 400 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