Stena Line expanded its service from Rosslare to Cherbourg on 30 June 2023 with the inaugural voyage of Stena Vision from Rosslare to Europe.

Providing excellent comfort and choice for passengers, Stena Vision, which has gone into operation alongside Stena Horizon, increases frequency on the Rosslare to Cherbourg route to six departure days and 12 sailings per week as well as significantly boosting capacity.

Passengers were welcomed onboard with a complimentary glass of prosecco, while there were special gifts for the first freight and leisure guests. Stena Vision also gas 42 pet friendly cabins, so there was also a special presentation to the first pet traveller.

The refurbished vessel can accommodate up to 1,300 passengers and has 485 cabins, more than any other ferry currently sailing from Ireland to the continent.

Providing a wide selection of accommodation ranging from standard cabins to deluxe suites, Stena Vision also has a Pure Nordic Spa offering soothing saunas and Jacuzzis, as well as a variety of beauty treatments including manicures, pedicures, facials and massages.

Guests can enjoy a choice of dining options, including an all-inclusive buffet restaurant, a drink in one of the bars including the Sun Deck with stunning sea views and onboard Stena Vision passengers will also enjoy live musical entertainment over the summer months.

With a Game Zone and Happy World play area there’s lot to keep the kids entertained while free and payable Wi-Fi is also available onboard. The Shop offers an extensive range of fragrances, alcohol and gifts all at great value prices.

Stena Vision’s Senior Master, Seán Boyce, said he was proud to take charge of the cruise ferry for its inaugural voyage to Cherbourg.

Anchors Aweigh! Lily Cheevers (8) helps Stena Vision Senior Master Seán Boyce prepare for Friday’s inaugural voyage of the vessel on the Rosslare to Cherbourg route. With Stena Vision now in operation alongside Stena Horizon there are six departure days and 12 sailings per week on the service, making Stena Line the operator with the most frequent Irish crossings to continental Europe. Stena Vision can accommodate up to 1,300 passengers and has 485 cabins, 42 of which are pet-friendly.
Fennell Photography 2023.

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