Start planning your cruise and book your excursions to the surroundings of Le Havre
Le Havre is located on the French shores of the English Channel, at the mouth of the river Seine. This MSC Northern Europe Cruises
destination is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, known for its contemporary architecture. Here, you’ll discover fabulous museums full of impressionist paintings and beautiful public gardens. Le Havre is also a prefect base for venturing to Paris
— France’s glittering capital
● Mont Saint-Michel
Paris, renowned for its elegance and grandeur, is the ultimate romantic city. On an MSC Cruises excursion you’ll delight in seeing the Champs-Élysées before visiting the Eiffel Tower, the tallest building in Paris. Gaze at the Gothic beauty of the Notre-Dame Cathedral and explore the neighbourhood near Place de la Concorde. Then, enjoy some free time in Galeries Lafayette where you can sample macaroons, the iconic French dessert.
Étretat, is considered to be a major French national site. Whatever the season, the grandeur of the high cliffs and crashing waves is certainly unforgettable and will leave you breathless during this MSC Excursion. Look forward to viewing the three natural arches and the formation known as “The Needle”. Furthermore, Étretat has inspired writers and artists alike, with the painters Monet and Courbet being just two examples. You will have time to explore this natural beauty spot on your own. The tour will also take you past timber-framed houses, the town’s medieval church and the covered marketplace. You will have enough time to discover the town at your own pace before returning to Le Havre and your ship.
Mont Saint-Michel, known as 'the wonder of the west', is a tidal island
village off the coast of Normandy. Set at the mouth of the Couesnon River, this UNESCO World Heritage Site offers an enchanting experience. On an MSC Cruises excursion, you’ll enjoy a scenic coach drive through the beautiful countryside before visiting the imposing 8th-century towering abbey. Walk along the fortifications and take in the breathtaking views of the bay, before venturing into the abbey gardens.