Port Leixoes (Oporto, Portugal) welcomes first cruise ship for 2022

   January 9, 2022 ,   Cruise Industry

On January 2, 2022, the Porto Cruise Terminal welcomed its first cruise ship of the year.

AIDA’s liner AIDAsol arrived at Porto Leixoes (Oporto City, Portugal) at 12-noon coming from Funchal (Madeira Island, Portugal) where she was for the New Year’s celebrations, with 1200+ passengers onboard, almost all of German nationality. The boat departed Leixoes at 6 pm, heading for Zeebrugge (Bruges, Belgium).

AIDAsol was at the end of her 43-night voyage across the Caribbean that started on November 25 from homeport Hamburg (Germany) and that finished at the same port on January 7.

Porto-Leixoes (Oporto, Portugal)

This was the first of 143 cruise ship calls already scheduled for 2022 at the port. End-year numbers are expected to be 150000+ passengers visiting Porto.

Following an atypical year, in case sanitary conditions permit, the cruise terminal in Porto-Leixoes is expecting to have a record-breaking year.