Cruises

Cruise Portugal at the world's largest cruise fair

The Port of Leixões together with the other Portuguese ports of Lisbon, Setúbal, Portimão, Azores and Madeira - CRUISE PORTUGAL - are attending Seatrade CruiseGlobal, the largest international...

Porto Cruise Terminal secures first turnaround call

MSC MAGNIFICA from MSC CRUISES has scheduled its debut at Porto Cruise Terminal on Easter 2018. She will arrive at Leixões on March 25 for a ‘6 Nights Msc Grand Voyages Cruise' departing from...

Porto European Best Destination 2017

The Porto Cruise Terminal is honoured to share the excellent news of the election of Porto as “European Best Destination 2017".
This election of “Porto European Best Destination 2017” is...

Porto Cruise Terminal is the 'Building of the Year 2017'

The new Port of Leixões’ Cruise Terminal has just been elected as the 'Building of the Year 2017' by winning one of the most prestigious international awards of ArchDaily - the...

Leixões announces 107 cruises and 105 thousand passengers to 2017

The Port of Leixões has already scheduled 107 cruise ship calls for 2017, which represents an increase of 27% over last year. Around 105 thousand passengers will have visited Leixões at the end of...

Porto Cruise Terminal nominated for the AZ Awards Design Excellence 2017

The new cruise terminal of the Port of Leixões was nominated by ArchDaily, the most visited architecture site in the world, for another prestigious international award. The Porto Cruise Terminal is...

Port of Leixões attended International Cruise Summit Madrid 2016

The Port of Leixões has attended the sixth edition of the International Cruise Summit organized by Cruises News Media Group, which took place once again in Madrid from 22 to 23 of November 2016.

Porto Cruise Terminal distinguished as the "Best Public Project"

The new Cruise Terminal of the Port of Leixões was distinguished with another award being elected the architecture 'Best Public Project' by “Construir 2016”, a key event in the...

Port of Leixões welcomed the first call of M/V Clio

The M/V Clio cruise ship has visited the Port of Leixões for the first time. The ship arrived early in the morning and docked at the North Cruise Terminal in Leça da Palmeira with 63 passengers on...

Port of Leixões welcomed 5000 passengers in one day

On 23rd of September, the Port of Leixões welcomed three cruise ships and two of them visited this port for the first time. It represented more than 5000 passengers and 2000 crew members in just in...

Thomson Spirit and MV Voyager at the Port of Leixões

The new Porto Cruise Terminal in Matosinhos welcomed for the fifth time this year Thomson Spirit from the British Thomson Cruises. The ship arrived with 1290 passengers on board, mostly British,...

Port of Leixões hosted 5 cruise ships in 4 days

From 15 to 18 of August, the Port of Leixões hosted 5 cruise ships. Sirena and Insignia from Oceania Cruises, Balmoral operated by Fred. Olsen Cruise Lines and Mein Schiff 1 from the German Tui...

Leixões welcome Ventura cruise ship

Porto Cruise Terminal welcomed once again the amazing Ventura cruise ship operated by P&O Cruises.

Leixões welcomed first call of Sirena cruise ship

On July 28 the Port of Leixões welcomed the inaugural call of MS SIRENA (former Ocean Princess), the latest cruise ship of Oceania Cruises.

Porto Cruise Terminal nominated for the World Building of the Year 2016

The new Cruise Terminal of the Port of Leixões is one of the finalists for the World Building of the Year 2016 Award in the category of "Mixed Use" along with 11 other projects worldwide.

Porto Cruise Terminal awarded with International Architecture and Design Prize

Elite players from the international architecture and design community came together on June 17 at Toronto’s historic Evergreen Brick Works as Azure revealed the winners of its sixth annual ‘AZ...

Port of Leixões at the Seatrade Cruise Global 2016

The Port of Leixões has attended the Seatrade Cruise Global 2016 (formerly Cruise Shipping Miami), the biggest cruise fair worldwide. After 27 years in Miami, the 2016 show was held in in Fort...

AIDAmar First Call at the Port of Leixões

On February 22 the Port of Leixões welcomed for the first time AIDAmar cruise ship from the prestigious German company Aida Cruises.

Best year ever for cruises at the Port of Leixões

A record 85 cruise calls and almost 80.000 cruise visitors came to the Port of Leixões in 2015. Calls were up 9% compared with 2014, which meant a 22% rise in the number of passengers as a ...

The Port of Leixões welcomes for the first time three cruise 'sister ships' simultaneously

On November 13, the Port of Leixões welcomes for the first time ever three cruise ‘sister ships' on the same day. The new Porto Cruise Terminal welcomes MV Boudicca and the Passenger Terminal...