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Press Release - Cruise ships and Manche Iles visiting Alderney this season - 27.04.23

Media Release
Date: April 25th 2023

Cruise ships and Manche Iles visiting Alderney this season.

Alderney is getting ready to welcome 10 luxury cruise ship visits this summer - twice as many as last year.

The Island's special brand of welcoming hospitality will also be in full swing for several visits of the France-based ferry company Manche Iles Express.

"This is a great opportunity to showcase Alderney's famous warm welcome," said Visit Alderney's Caroline Gauvain. "Although the cruise ship guests are here for only a short time we are confident they'll enjoy our hospitality, our heritage sites and our unique wildlife and want to come back for a longer stay next time."

The scheduled cruise ship visits are:

• Saturday May 6 - Hebridean Sky, (morning)

• Wednesday May 24 - Hanseatic Spirit, (morning)

• Friday June 2 - Ocean Majesty, (time to be announced)

• Tuesday July 4 - MS Hamburg, (morning)

• Tuesday July 11 - Island Sky, (morning)

• Thursday July 13 - Island Sky (morning)

• Tuesday July 26 - MS Hamburg (morning)

• Friday August 25 - Hebridean Sky (morning)

• Friday September 8 - Hebridean Sky (all day)

• Tuesday September 19 - Island Sky (all day) 

The full schedule is available at

Scheduled visits by Manche Iles Express from Dielette are:

Saturday June 10, Sundays July 9 & 23 and Sunday August 6.

There are also sailings when the Cultural Exchange takes place on June 30 and July 1 & 2.



For more information, please contact Caroline Gauvain at the Visitor Information Centre - 01481 822333 or