Lome is the principal seaport (locode TGLFW) and the capital city of Togo, located on Gulf of Benin and serving as one of the doorways to Africa's interior. The city has total area approx 90 km2 (30 mi2) and population around 840,000 (metro around 1,5 million).
Famous as the "pearl of West Africa", Lome City has a culturally diverse population with nearly 40 different ethnic groups.
After 1897, the town grew as the capital of Togoland (German colony), as well as seaport exporting raw materials. The country became independent from France in 1960.
Cruise tourists can witness a Voodoo Ceremony or enjoy exotic shopping at Fetish Market for talismans and trinkets. Other city attractions include Lome Grand Market, Togo National Museum, Lome Cathedral, former wharf, beautiful beaches. The cityscape features large squares and boulevards, colorful houses, gardens, remnants of colonial architecture, modern buildings, premium hotels (Palm Beach, Mercure Sarakawa, Hotel de la Paix, Hotel du 2 Fevrier).
Port Lome-Togo cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Lome-Togo, Togo. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
|30 May, 2022|