Cruise & Ferry Review - Autumn/Winter 2023

174 FEATURE Amanda Johns, Cruise Business Development Consultant at Cruise Guernsey St. Peter Port, Channel Islands “Arriving in beautiful St. Peter Port in Guernsey, visitors can immediately see why it is so highly rated as a port of call. The town is a colourful display of flowers and bunting with a Mediterranean feel and an abundance of charm, with steep cobbled streets snaking their way up the hillside, all set against the spectacular backdrop of the 800-year-old Castle Cornet. Passengers are offered direct, easy access to activities, whether that’s wandering through the cobbled town to enjoy the independent shops and delicious eateries or taking the opportunity to explore further afield with bike hire, tour excursions and island hopping the archipelago.” Lisbon Cruise Port, Portugal “Lisbon, a captivating port of call for cruise lines, beckons travellers with its timeless allure and rich maritime heritage. As passengers step foot onto Lisbon’s welcoming waterfront, they are embraced by a tapestry of old-world charm and vibrant modernity. The first impression is an enchanting blend of cobbled streets, colourful facades and ornate architecture, which reflect the city’s historic roots. The sea breeze and the melody of soulful Fado music fill the air, setting the stage for an immersive cultural journey. With breathtaking vistas from São Jorge Castle and the iconic Belém Tower, Lisbon enthrals visitors with its beauty and sets the perfect stage for a remarkable experience.” Duarte Cabral, General Manager Lisbon Cruise Port