Honfleur is a Seine River cruise port in northwestern France, located near the river's estuary. It is located across from Le Havre (seaport to Paris) and very close to the exit of the bridge Pont de Normandie.
The town has population around 9,000 and is best known for its old port. It features picturesque houses painted by popular French Impressionists, including Monet, Boudin, Jongkind. After the town was named the BRITTANY FERRIES ship Honfleur. This newbuildferry was ordered in 2017 and scheduled for launch in 2019.
Due to its location, port Honfleur is visited regularly mainly by riverboats. However, smaller-sized cruise ships and some of the cruising mega-yachts often call here as well. The town is a tourist destination of a special historic charm. Around its Vieux Bassin, timber fronted houses overlook the boating harbour, and the cobbled streets recall 16th century Honfleur.
Not to miss is a 15th century Sainte-Catherine church (France's largest wooden church). The town has 4 popular museums - Eugene Boudin, , Erik Satie, Vieux Honfleur, and a Naval Museum. From Honfleur can be visited Arromanches, Monet's Garden, Normandy Landing Beaches, Bayeux.
In 2019, the cruise port handled 58 ship calls.
Honfleur cruise terminal
Port Honfleur has vessel size limitations, restricting the access to cruise ships with max LOA length 260 m (853 ft). This means that it can handle only small- and medium-sized cruise ships and also megayachts.