Le Havre’s port was established in 1517 by King Francis 1. It is accessible 24/24 and has the capacity to host the biggest cruises ships. The port has 3 dedicated cruise berths and can accommodate up to 4 cruise ships. Le Havre benefits from regular calls year-round from a broad range of cruise lines for transit and turnaroud.It is also a convenient repositioning ports to Northern Europe and the Baltic during spring, and the Mediterranean and the Caribbean in Autumn. With the extension of the cruises season, Le Havre is also a safe shelter port in case of bad weather conditions. A diversity of cruise lines set up calls at Le Havre: contemporary, premium and luxury. Le Havre benefits from an exceptional tourist environment. A stopover in Le Havre is an opportunity to discover the capital during the day, hence its title of the gateway to Paris, but Le Havre has become a fully-fledge cruise destination for its diversity of shore-ex offer.