Royan (France)

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Region
Western Europe - Azores - Canary Islands

Local Time
2019-05-24 11:59

min: 56 °F (13 °C) / max: 68 °F (20 °C) 63°F
17°C
Wind: 305°/ 4.2 m/s  Gust: 4.9 m/sWind: 305°/ 4.2 m/s  Gust: 4.9 m/sGentle breeze
4.2 m/s
Min / Max Temperature68 °F / 20 °C
56 °F / 14 °C

Royan is an Atlantic cruise port and seaside resort town in southwestern France (Charente-Maritime department, Nouvelle-Aquitaine region) with population around 20,000 (urban around 50,000). Cote de Beaute (portion of the French Atlantic coastline/southeast of Arvert) has Royan as its capital city. Cote de Beaute includes a total of 8 seaside resorts - Royan, Palmyra (Les Mathes), Saint-Palais-sur-Mer, Vaux-sur-Mer, Saint-Georges-de-Didonne, Meschers-sur-Gironde, Le Verdon-sur-Mer, and Soulac-sur-Mer.

Royan (France) cruise port

Royan features a large, premium boat marina (used for berthing of sail ships, pleasure craft, luxury motor yachts and mega-yachts) and all five large beaches (conches). The yacht marina has capacity to handle over 1000 vessels. Royan is also a commercial fishing port with its own fleet.

Royan is on Arvert Peninsula (Bay of Biscay) and at the mouth of Gironde River estuary's eastern shore. At the end of WW2 (1939-1945), during two air raids by British and US bombers (September 1944, April 1945) the town was completely destroyed. This explains current city's Modernist-style (1950s) architecture. Today, Royan is a very popular resort vacation destination in France, visited each year by around 90,000 tourists during the summer season.

Royan (France) cruise port

Royan is approx 65 km (40 ml) from La Rochelle (Charente-Maritime department's capital city), approx 100 km (60 ml) from Bordeaux and approx 510 km (315 ml) from Paris City (France's capital). High-speed TGV trains link to Paris and Bordeaux (Medoc region). Nearest international airports are Ile de Re (La Rochelle) and Merignac (Bordeaux). Regular daily scheduled ferries (run by TransGironde) connect Royan with Le Verdon. The ferry service (~20-min in each direction) provide passenger-car-truck-bicycle transportation across the estuary to the Medoc wine region.

As cruise port, Royan was included in the regular 2020 schedule of one of Europe's (and world's) largest river cruise companies - CroisiEurope. Next table shows the ports sequence of CroisiEurope's 6-day cruisetour through the Aquitaine Region, Gironde Estuary and Garonne and Dordogne Rivers.

Date / TimePort
28 Apr 18:00Departing from Bordeaux, France hotels
28 Apr 23:30 / 29 Apr 12:30 (overnight)Pauillac, France
29 Apr 16:30 / 30 Apr / 01 May 18:00 (overnight)Royan, France
01 May 23:50 / 02 May 13:00 (overnight)Libourne, France
02 May 18:00 / 03 May 07:00 (overnight)Bordeaux, France
03 May 10:00Cadillac, France
03 May 18:30 / 04 May 09:00 (overnight)Arriving in Bordeaux, France hotels

The itinerary is operated by the 2013-built ship Cyrano de Bergerac and priced from ~USD 1000 per person (double occupancy porthole cabin rates).

Port Royan 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 Royan, France. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

DayShipArrivalDeparture
12 April, 2020
Sunday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Cyrano de Bergerac16:00
13 April, 2020
Monday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Cyrano de Bergerac
14 April, 2020
Tuesday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Cyrano de Bergerac18:0018:00
29 April, 2020
Wednesday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Cyrano de Bergerac16:00
30 April, 2020
Thursday
CroisiEurope Cruises cruise linems Cyrano de Bergerac
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