New car ferry route from Cork to Spain announced

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BRITTANY Ferries announced a new route from Cork into northern Spain

New car ferry route from Cork to Spain announced


BRITTANY Ferries announced a new route from Cork into northern Spain.

Starting at the end of April, the car ferry service will link Cork and Santander, making two return-sailings a week.

This will be the first time there has ever been a ferry service linking Ireland and Spain.

BRITTANY Ferries announced a new route from Cork into northern Spain

A new ship has been chartered to serve the route and to deliver an additional weekly return-sailing from Cork to Roscoff. Hugh Bruton, general manager of Brittany Ferries Ireland, said:
“This is a significant move for Brittany Ferries, offering haulage companies a direct route to Spain and passengers a far greater range of holiday options from Cork,”

“As a destination, Spain promises visitors a wealth of opportunities. It hosts sweeping sandy beaches, snow-covered mountains just an hour from the port, fabulous food and offers visitors a welcome as warm as the Spanish will receive when they join us in Ireland.”

The ship will carry around 500 passengers with space for 195 cars.






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