Cherbourg Cruise Port

Port of Cherbourg: An Overview

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

  • Cherbourg: Viking Sea
    The trip to Normandy was my favorite excursion of the cruise. It was very moving, our guide well informed, and the museum at the graveyard very well done. ... Read more
  • Cherbourg: Viking Star
    this trip to Normandy could have been 5* but the worst rainy day and the restaurant didi not have our order that was sent in. ... Read more
  • Cherbourg: Celebrity Eclipse
    The port was great--about 30 minutes from the port to the beaches of Normandy. However the fact that the captain switched the itinerary at the last minute and left many people without stranded without a way to get to the beaches made it a disaster ... Read more