Two ships bring more than 5,000 people

“Ventura” and the “Silver Moon” visit Funchal

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As the cruise ships begin to head south from their summer further north, the port Funchal today receives two ships, more specifically the ‘Ventura’, on the south pier and the ‘Silver Moon’, on the north pier, which bring a total of 3,441 passengers and 1,612 crew members to Madeira.

The ‘Ventura’ arrived from Southampton, with 2,912 passengers and 1,201 crew, for an 11-hour stopover. She leaves at 5 pm for the island of La Palma.

Funchal is the second stop of this 13-night cruise, which started in Southampton, on the 24th of September, with calls now in Funchal, followed by La Palma, Tenerife, Las Palmas, Lanzarote, Lisbon and Southampton, where the trip ends. on October 7th.

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The ‘Silver Moon’ spends the night in Madeira, leaving the region tomorrow, at 2 pm, also heading to La Palma.

The ship came from Ponta Delgada, with 529 passengers and 411 crew, as part of a 14-night cruise that began in Lisbon on the 22nd of this month, with stops in Praia da Vitória and Ponta Delgada, in the Azores, and now in Funchal , followed by the island of La Palma, Las Palmas, Fuerteventura, Agadir and return to Lisbon, where the trip ends on October 6th.

3 thoughts on “Two ships bring more than 5,000 people”

  1. A bit us and them. I’m on holiday, if I have to walk a little slower, that’s fine. Who am I to dictate who, how and when people come to Madeira? Meanwhile, I’m intrigued as to what you can find in Madeira that only costs a Euro.


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