First cruise ship of 2022 docks at the port of Volos



The first cruise ship of 2022 docked at the port of Volos on Friday morning. The Norwegian-flagged Viking Sky arrived at Volos port at 07:00 from the port of Piraeus. The luxurious cruise ship has 308 passengers, mostly American and British nationals, and 436 people staff. During the 11-hour stop at Volos, the passengers will visit monuments and archaeological sites in the area.


According to the president of the port of Volos Vicky Mitrou, roughly 55 to 57 cruiseships are expected to stop in the port of Volos this year. She said that this number may increase, depending on the course of the pandemic.


The cruise ship will depart at 18:00, bound for Thessaloniki.