Las Palmas de Gran Canaria continues to receive cruise ships during the holidays

The cruise season in Gran Canaria continues during the festive season with the capital receiving visits from some important liners

The arrival of cruises at the Santa Catalina Pier in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria is expected to continue uninterrupted during the Christmas holidays.

Thus, he Gran Canarian capital’s Town Hall shared a calendar of the visits of cruise ships, including those that will occur on the most important dates of the festive season. So, between the 24th and 25th, the Spirit of Discovery (from Saga, also consigned by Pérez & Cía) made a stop at the Pier. In addition, at Christmas, on the 25th of December, they were joined by another AIDA (the AIDAsol) and the Mein Schiff 4 (of TUI Cruises, consigned by Hamilton & Cía).

Stopovers are to continue on Monday 26 December (with Marella Cruises’ Marella Explorer, chartered by Intercruises) and Tuesday 27 December (with Fred Olsen’s Borealis). The Jubilee Sailing Trust’s Tenacious, chartered by the Stier Group, is also scheduled to arrive between the 27th and 29th.

The cruise year will pick up even more on Thursday, 29 December, with the first call in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria of the Arvia (another P & O Cruises ship consigned by Hamilton & Cía): an impressive 345 metre long British-flagged cruise ship, built this year 2022, with an investment of some 750 million euros. It is a ship with a capacity for some 6,000 passengers and 1,700 crew. The Ambience (from Ambassador Cruise Line, consigned by Miller & Cía) is also scheduled to call on 29 December.

On Friday, 30th December, the Balmoral (from Fred Olsen) and the Norwegian Sun (from Norwegian Cruise Line, shipped by Intercruises), which has become a regular in the Gran Canarian capital this season, are scheduled to call.

The last cruise ships of the year in the city will be, on 31st December, the AIDAnova (from AIDA, shipped by Pérez & Cía) and La Belle des Oceans (from CroisiEurope, shipped by Hamilton & Cía).

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