3 New cruise ships in June

JUNE 07, 2013

3 New cruise ships in June

The cruise ships Azamara Quest, Carnival Legend and Royal Princess will call the port of Lisbon on 2, 18 and 19 June.

The first, the Azamara Quest will be calling Lisbon in a cruise that started in Nice, and called Barcelona, Valencia and Gibraltar. On next day the Azamara Quest will start a new voyage from the Portuguese capital city to Southampton, her final destination, calling Bilbao, St. Jean Light, St Malo and St Peter Port.

On June 18, the cruise ship Carnival Legend arrives to Lisbon, the third time Lisbon welcomes a Carnival ship. Lisbon is part of a cruise itinerary that starts in Barcelona and ends in Dover, calling Monte Carlo, Marseille, Livorno, Civitavecchia and Malaga.

Operating since 2002, the Carnival Legend, with 292.5 meters long and about 86 thousand tons, has a maximum capacity of 2680 passengers and 1030 crew.

On next day, it will be the Royal Princess to arrive in Lisbon. The latest cruise ship from the operator Princess Cruises will call Lisbon during her maiden voyage that ends in Barcelona, and calling Vigo, Gibraltar and Malaga. This cruise itinerary starts in Southampton after being baptized on June 13 by her godmother, the Duchess of Cambridge, Kate Middleton.

Recently built in the Fincantieri shipyards in Italy, the Princess Royal is 320 meters long, 141,000 tons and capacity for 3600 passengers.

Among its highlights, stands out that all outside cabins have balconies and the largest top deck pool, once compared to the other 17 ships from the Princess Cruises fleet.
For ships and passengers traveling on board of these cruise ships as well as for their captains, the port of Lisbon will organize welcome actions.