The French company has confirmed the introduction of a more tourism-oriented ferry GALICIA on to its Rosslare – Bilbao route from November 2022. (E-flexer, built 2020)
Currently the Rosslare-Bilbao route is served by ropax CONNEMARA, a predominantly freight vessel with limited facilities for holidaymakers.
In 2019, Ireland welcomed 431,000 Spanish visitors to the island.
The visit to Rosslare followed on from an earlier announcement that the twice-weekly service from Cork to France, which was launched earlier this year, will become a permanent feature of Brittany Ferries’ sailing schedule.