Cherbourg, Normandy, France (Photo: HUANG Zheng/Shutterstock)
Cherbourg, Normandy, France (Photo: HUANG Zheng/Shutterstock)
4.0 / 5.0
Cruise Critic Editor Rating

Cruise Critic Staff

Port of Cherbourg

Cherbourg is a major cruise destination in Normandy and is well-equipped for visitors. The city's scenic landscape is composed of the shore as well as the nearby mountains, where tourist can engage in any number of activities. In its historic center, there are a number of sights, attractions and landmarks including museums, churches and monuments. The local cuisine is also a highlight of any visit.

--By Shayne Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor

Shore Excursions

About Cherbourg


Cherbourg and the surrounding area offer lots of opportunity for outdoor exploration


Cherbourg is an up-and-coming tourist destination, so it may not seem as polished as some others

Bottom Line

Cherbourg is a city with a unique charm and plenty of history and natural resources to enjoy

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