Cruisediscover: all about cruises: lines, ships, destinations, itineraries, timetables

all about cruises: lines, ships, destinations, fares, timetables

Europe / Atlantic Cruises / Portugal

Cruises to Portimao

Cruises timetable and data for this port of call

Picture by portugaltraveladvisor.comPicture by www.villasalgarveportugal.com

Portimao main data and map

It traces its origins back to a small trading port of the Phoenicians, Greeks and Carthaginians. Some historians have indicated that the place was originally the famous Portus Hannibalis named by the famous Roman general, Hannibal Barca. During the following Moorish occupation they renamed the place “Burj Munt». Located at the mouth of the River Arade it provides a natural harbour and has at times been known in its past as a home for smugglers and pirates. The river also provides the sea access to the up-river ancient city of Silves which was the capital of the Algarve during the Moorish occupation.

Schedule for the upcoming cruises to Portimao

Day Ship Arrival Depart
© 2017 - 2014 cruisediscover.com
Terms and conditions | Privacy Policy | Contacts