Thanks to Auguste Perret, a modern urban planner, and his innovative exploitation of the potential of concrete, Le Havre is now the only site in Europe Which Has been acknowledge by the Unesco for its cultural heritage dating from the second half of the 20th century.
The classification as a World Heritage site in 2005 has shed a new light on the city : Le Havre has become a destination for anyone.
Le Havre, the cradle of impressionism, holds in its fine arts museum André Malraux, the most important collection of impressionist masterpieces in France after the Orsay Museum in Paris.
These are some out of many aspects for choosing Le Havre as a port of call, besides well-known attractions that Normandy has to offer : Etretat, Honfleur, Deauville, the landing beaches and, of course, Paris. A call in Le Havre has become a must on the North Atlantic-itinerary.
With its first-class technical facilities matching with the ISPS safety and security standards, the port of Le Havre can accommodate the largest ships round the clock, throughout the year.
2 piers are dedicated to cruise maritime ships: Roger Meunier Pier (480 m – 10.50 m maximum range) – Pierre Callet Pier (600 m – 11.50 m maximum range). Air draught: no limit. A third pier, Joannes Couvert is dedicated to transit calls in case of triple calls.
The Cruise Terminal offers a full range of turnaround facilities: check-in counters, luggage storage, safety and security controls. A second hall is also equipped for turnarounds.
River cruise ships
The Quai de Marseille is dedicated to river cruise activity. The overall length is 141 metres - 4.5 metres depth
Also available and ideally located in the docks harbour site (shopping mall): Quai des Antilles, 600 metres - Quai de la Réunion, 550 metres.
Cruise Le Havre member of
2013 meetings : come and join us !
The Greater Le Havre Tourist Board attends following trade fairs, workshops and conferences :
23/25 April 2013: Cruise Europe Conference in Le Havre (open to Cruise Europe members only)
11/14 March 2013: Cruise Shipping Miami
22 May: Happy Cruise – AFCC / CLIA France in Marseilles
June 14: Happy Cruise – AFCC / CLIA France in Le Havre
24/25 June 2013: Ports Forum and European Cruise Council Conference in Brussels
23/26 September 2013: Seatrade Europe in Hamburg # 305
1st /4 October: International Propeller Club annual convention in Washington
23/25 October 2013: Cruise Summit in Madrid
19 November: Top Cruise in Marseilles