Stopover of the cruise quintet at the Spanish port of Malaga

A QUINTET of cruise ships called at the port of Malaga this Tuesday, October 18; the fourth so far in 2022.

In full high season for passenger ships and in a month that will stand out for the number of berths, the docks of Malaga welcome a varied offer of cruise ships.

After making its debut in Malaga on October 4, pier number two welcomes Le Champlain, the second ship in the Ponant Explorers series, a luxury ship that combines the spirit of adventure with five-star services, exclusively aimed at the French market.

Occupying the eastern quay, coming from the Portuguese town of Leixoes and bound for Cartagena, the Viking Venus has arrived for its second visit to Malaga.

Making a 14-day route from the Norwegian port of Bergen to Barcelona, ​​this mid-sized vessel is Viking Ocean Cruises’ seventh ocean-going vessel.

The MSC Cruises ship MSC Orchestra, the second of MSC’s Musica-class cruise ships – along with Magnifica, Musica and Poesia, docked at Levante Pier on a 10-day round-trip Mediterranean itinerary.

The Costa Fascinosa of Costa Cruceros also docked at the Levante pier, this vessel which has a maximum capacity of 3,617 passengers and is the largest passenger vessel in terms of capacity of the five that are currently moored in Malaga waters .

Rounding off the quintet of cruise ships docked at the Port of Malaga, Virgin Voyages’ ship Valiant Lady docked at the South Quay, completing a transatlantic route that, from Barcelona, ​​will take it to Miami in 14 days.

After welcoming more than 70,000 cruise passengers between May and July, the port of Malaga is in the middle of its peak season in which it expects to receive more than 100 cruise ships between October and November.

Specifically, there will be approximately 115 port calls over these two months, which translates to nearly 200,000 cruise passengers.


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