Cruise & Ferry Itinerary Planning 2022

3 2 COVER STORY A spotlight on two Mediterranean ports that are enduringly popular with cruise lines and their guests Desirable destinations Limassol, the most cosmopolitan city of Cyprus, is situated in the south-eastern corner of the Mediterranean and forms a natural bridge to eastern and western Mediterranean destinations. It has a rich historical legacy, a plethora of native treasures and traditions, carefully protected natural trails in the mountains, picturesque villages, sandy beaches and many more must-see places. Limassol is an ideal port of call for cruises of all sizes due to its proximity to well-known, traditional and interesting destinations in the region, diverse attractions, and its excellent port facilities. Limassol Port, Cyprus Spain’s PortCastelló inaugurated a new cruise berth in 2011. Located in the East Dike Prolongation, this dock, with a berth of 350 linear metres, 16-metre draft and a 6,340-square-metre parking area for excursion buses and shuttle buses, has opened new possibilities to the port. Several excursions starting from the port lead cruise passengers to discover the best of the Spanish province. The legacy of the various civilisations that have modelled the landscape of Castellón is presented in all its glory thanks to these excursions, which take guests to destinations like Peñíscola, one of the world’s three Papal cities, and the medieval city of Morella. They can also sail the longest underground river in Europe and discover the highlights of Mediterranean cuisine. PortCastelló, Spain