Situated close to Panama City, Fuerte Amadore is growing at a rapid rate and an ever increasingly popular port of call when sailing this part of the world. Lying at the Pacific end of the Panama Canal the port boasts a beautiful marina, ideal for watching the world go by with a drink in hand and the impressive yacht club area is also lovely for taking a stroll ashore. Head into the city and passengers will discover a great place for shopping with unique stores lining the streets for the chance to purchase a souvenir.
If you would prefer to be more active and fancy exploring the area then head into Panama City and discover its fascinating heritage. The Old Quarter is a brilliant place to start to witness the colonialism design of the Casco Viejo. Panama City is an incredible place to visit with its enchanting architecture of skyscrapers to one side and impeccable timeless tradition to the other. The city was once destroyed by fire, however, for those passengers wishing to explore the major attractions, the ruins of cathedral and bishops house still remain. The ruins are even illuminated during the evening making Panama City a wonderful excursion option for the evening as well as during the day.
Away from city centre sightseeing, Fuerte Amadore also provides the opportunity for passengers to watch the Panama Canal in action. The Miraflores Visitors Pavilion at the Miraflores Locks is a great place to go. Tours here give guests a thrilling insight into the incredible mechanics and technical operations in place. Passengers will see a film detailing the Panama Canal model and history whilst you can even have the chance to see a ship pass through the lock. There is also the Exhibition Centre located here containing 4 large halls. These halls showcase many interactive focuses and also Canal artefacts whilst they are divided into individual themes. These themes included The Canal in Action and The Canal of the World as well as Canal History and Water – The Source of Life.
Fuerte Amadore is an excellent port of call and it is not hard to see why it continues to rise in popularity for many cruise lines. The excursion options here are superb whereas for guests looking to simply head ashore individually and explore the town, it also boasts a great range of choice. A beautiful port of call with a great atmosphere, Fuerte Amadore ticks all the boxes.