A Coruña in the itinerary of many inaugural trips
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 14:04 by a-coruna
Just in a few days the port of A Coruña has received and will receive new ships in maiden calls. On Sunday "World Explorer", today "Hanseatic Nature" and in coming weeks, Saga's "Spirit of Discovery" and "Hanseatic Inspiration" just after the naming ceremony in Hamburg.
More than 26,000 cruise passengers came through A Coruña Harbour during September and October will also mark a milestone, with 20 announced calls (2 double calls and 1 triple call) and 39,000 est. pax.
(c) PA A Coruña
A Coruña is situated in the Northwestern corner of the Iberian Peninsula. Part of Galicia Region (green Spain) is a city to discover and keep the secret.
The Cruise Terminal (500 sq. mts) located in the city centre is close to the enchanting old town and next to the city centre, commercial and leisure pedestrian areas, restaurants, beaches and sea promenade.
Main tourist attractions are the glass galleries of old buildings, the Tower of Hercules (currently operating ancient roman lighthouse declared Unesco World Heritage Site), Orzán and Riazor beaches, St. Anton Castle and St. Charles Gardens (privileged position to watch all the port of A Coruña, and visit, a tomb and monument raised, the Scottish General Sir John Moore, who died in the Battle of Corunna in 1809 fighting while defending the embarkation of the English army against the French Napoleonic troops).
Its gastronomy is also worth a visit: "tapas", sea food and fish, octopus, galician soup, pork meat with turnip tops...