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New Ferry link between Santander & Ireland

Written by on May 7, 2018

Brittany Ferries New Cork to Santander Route

Boarding a ferry is always an option for those who want to travel with their own car without having to think about renting a car when they arrive at the destination, but also if they spend a night in the middle of the sea and enjoy a cruise in a large boat with restaurant and bar in addition to lounges and resting areas on deck, the pleasure is double.

Those who have on their agenda to make a trip to Ireland will have, from May 6, this option thanks to the new ferry service provided by the company Brittany Ferries, which will have two weekly frequencies.

Ferries depart from Santander on Thursdays and Sundays, arriving at the Cork terminal on Friday and Monday, respectively. An experience on the Connemara ferry, which has cabins, lounges, gastronomy and free Wi-Fi for all passengers.

With a capacity of 500 passengers and 195 cars, the Connemara offers the possibility of spending the night in cabins with different options: quadruple exterior; quadruple interior; Double outside accessible with wheelchair or quad outside reserved for those traveling with their pet.

The ship has a self-service restaurant that offers a selection of hot and cold dishes as well as snacks and desserts.

To spend the best possible time crossing the ferry has a bar located in the central part of deck 5 where you can make use of the board games that are provided at the information desk.

In addition, there is a small shop on board that offers a selection of perfumes, cosmetics, confectionery, tobacco, wines, spirits and newspapers.

All purchases on board can be made in euros or pounds, in cash or by credit card. The shuttle has spaces outside to enjoy the views and the outdoors, especially leaving and entering the port.

This new connection, the first and only direct ferry line between Spain and Ireland, joins the new air route connecting Valencia with Belfast, operated by EasyJet.

What to see in Cork County

Famous attractions such as the English Market or English Market, the Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Fort Elizabeth, the Cathedral of San Finbar or even the Butter Museum are just some of the stops that await you at the end of the Brittany Ferries trip.

From Santander to Cork. A city that, while striking by itself, is just the point of origin to travel through southern and eastern Ireland.

The County of Cork invites you to travel through its colorful villages, each with a personality as unique as the previous. Approaching Kinsale to try its gastronomy is more than recommended, as will also visit the town with Skibbereen market or breathe the bustling atmosphere of Clonakilty.

Those who prefer to relax in the middle of nature will find their perfect oasis in the vast expanses of wild vegetation of the Sheep’s Head peninsula, agitated by little more than the hiss of the wind passing through the abandoned copper mines of the Atlantic.

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