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PortCastelló receives the luxury cruise ship Silver Cloud

22 September 2016



The President of the Port Authority of Castellón presents a gift to the captain to commemorate the ships first visit to the Port of Castellón

The President of the Port Authority of Castellón presented the captain of the Silver Cloud with a gift to mark the ship’s first visit to the Port Of Castellón. Francisco Toledo was received by Michele Macarone Palmieri, and he discussed some  of the most attractive features of the Province of Castellón and in particular the Port of Castellón as a port offering many opportunities.

The Silver Cloud from the company Silversea Cruises, entered the Port of Castellón for the first time with 269 passengers from Europe on board. The vessel is a luxury cruise ship which will leave this afternoon after the passengers have been able to choose from a range of excursions enabling them to visit the town and other nearby places in the province. Five buses have been provided for trips to Peñiscola, Benicasim and Valencia.

In addition a shuttle service form the port to Castellón town centre was provided for all those who chose to visit the town throughout the day.

As with the passengers form the Prinsendam who were here on Monday, the visitors from the Silver Cloud were invited to try local orange juice and ‘turrón’ from Agut de Benlloch when they arrived at the port.

It should be recalled that the reception of the ship was organised by the Committee for the promotion of Cruise Ship traffic which is made up of delegates from the town and provincial councils, the Chamber of Commerce, the Valencian Tourist Agency, the PortCastelló Foundation and the Port Authority of Castellón.

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