Cherbourg Cruise

Cherbourg Cruise
A labyrinth of alleyways
Though its heyday as a transatlantic passenger port is now long gone, the sizeable town of Cherbourg, at the northern tip of the Cotentin peninsula, makes an appealing point of arrival on your MSC cruise to France.


A shore excursion on your MSC Northern Europe cruise can be the opportunity to discover Cherbourg’s Old Town, immediately west of the quayside, an intriguing maze of pedestrian alleys that abounds in shops and restaurants.
The tempting array of small shops and boutiques clustered around the place Centrale includes a place to buy the city’s most famous product, the genuine Cherbourg umbrella, at 30 rue des Portes, while the excellent Thursday market is held on and off rue des Halles, near the majestic theatre with its belle époque facade. A pleasant stroll north of the commercial zone leads to the Basilique de la Trinité and the former town beach, now grassed over to form the Plage Vert.
Beyond Cherbourg, the peninsula’s major port, on the indented northern headland little ports such as Barfleur and St-Vaast presage the rocky Breton coast, while La Hague to the

Cruises from / to Cherbourg (Mt St Michel) in 2024

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OMAHA BEACH, AMERICAN CEMETERY & POINTE DU HOC - 5 hours
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 5 hours
  • Code: CHE07
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SAINTE-MÈRE-EGLISE & UTAH BEACH - 4 hours
  • Category: CULTURE AND HISTORY
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: CHE08
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Taste of Normandy
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: CHE06
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CAP LA HAGUE
  • Category: SCENIC ROUTE
  • Duration: 4 hours
  • Code: CHE09
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COACH TRANSFER TO MONT SAINT MICHEL
  • Category: SOMETHING SPECIAL
  • Duration: 8 hours
  • Code: CHE10
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