Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Le Havre, France


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Overview

Le Havre is a city in northern France, on the English Channel at the mouth of the Seine. Population of the city is about 200,000 inhabitants. It was the port of call for French ocean liners crossing the Transatlantic. Le Havre is known as La Porte Oceane. It is the second largest city in Normandy after Rouen. Port Le Havre is the second largest export port in France. The city has one university and a strong sporting heritage, with Le HAC, the oldest professional association soccer team in France. Port of Le Havre is France's second largest port, was founded in 1517. Among its special draw are the sparkling metal and glass Music des Beaux-Arts also the shops, and restaurants. Tactically positioned along the coast, Le Havre makes for an brilliant departure point to visit the foremost highlights of the area. With its old stones, museums, music, and reading, Le Havre has something for everyone.

Things to Do

Visit one of the most popular beaches in the world. The beaches of Normandy. Travelers who worship history can re-live one of the key sites of World War II in Normandy. Allied troops crossed the English Channel and landed in Normandy in June 1944.

Another place to see is the Arts: Le Havre museum. It is an art museum that specializes in contemporary art.

Or you can take a short trip and visit Paris, France. See the Eiffel Tower and all the city has to offer.

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