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Norman Asturias


Norman Asturias

Sailing on our Poole-Santander and Poole-Gijon routes, the Norman Asturias has a capacity for 518 passengers, 120 freight vehicles and 195 cars. 

There are comfortable cabins for a restful night’s sleep and a superb range of facilities to enjoy.

Onboard you’ll find a bar, restaurant, shop and comfortable lounges. Visit our DVD room showing free movies throughout the crossing.

For those that enjoy the simple pleasures in life don't miss our great Sun Deck areas.  Whether you like to admire the sunset with a cool drink in hand or simply want to make the best of the weather by sitting outside, our Sun Decks will help make your experience at sea feel that little bit more special.

Save a long drive and be rested when you arrive! Find out what this ship has to offer by downloading the Norman Asturias brochure.

"Le Bistro du Norman" Self-service restaurant

Our Bistro du Norman restaurant is situated at the front of the ship and is the perfect location to enjoy a sunset dinner or watch the day arrive over breakfast.

All tastes are catered for in this relaxed and pleasant self-service restaurant.

With excellent Meal Deals, we offer superb value for money whatever the time of day.

A children’s menu and vegetarian menu are also available.

Comfortable Cabins

There is a great range of overnight accommodation with something to suit all budgets and requirements.  

With comfortable beds, why not enjoy home away from home?

There is a mix of 4-berth inside and outside cabins to meet all travel needs.  Enjoy our larger than average cabin beds, complete with comfortable duvet.  There is an ensuite bathroom with all cabins including toiletries.  

There is also a cabin available for passengers with disabilities. Please note that all cabins - except disabled cabins - are accessed via stairs only. If you have reduced mobility, these cabins will not be suitable unless you can use the stairs.

A cot is available upon request at the reception desk.

For the budget conscious, our reclining seat lounge may be a good option. Seats are individually allocated and come complete with duvet, pillow and sleep kit (ear plugs, socks, eye mask, tooth brush/toothpaste) and complimentary bottle of water. A public shower is available.

The pub

Our Horizon Bar is a great venue to start or end your trip with friends or family.

Whatever your taste you will find it here with a superb range of wines, beers, spirits, cocktails, soft drinks and tea and coffee.


Treat yourself to something special!

Visit the Wave Shop onboard the Norman Asturias to find a wide range of jewellery, books, newspapers, wine, together with gift ideas such as regional souvenirs, chocolates and confectionary.

Euro and Credit/Debit cards are accepted for payment onboard.