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Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region of France. It is located on the south bank of the estuary of the Seine across from Le Havre and very close to the exit of the Pont de Normandie. The small port of Honfleur is a picturesque town with its colorful old houses, cobbled streets and a harbor lined with fishing boats.

Honfleur is one of the oldest towns in France, with a history dating back to the 11th century. It was a major port of commerce in the Middle Ages, and played an important role in the Hundred Years' War. In the 16th century, Honfleur became a center of shipbuilding and a major port for the French East India Company.

Today, Honfleur is a popular tourist destination and is known for its historical buildings and quaint streets. The old harbor is lined with colorful wooden houses and the town is home to a number of interesting museums, including the Musée de la Marine, the Musée des Beaux-Arts and the Musée de la Corderie Royale. There are also a number of churches and chapels in the town, including the Church of St. Catherine and the Church of St. Etienne.

Honfleur is also renowned for its seafood restaurants and its many festivals, including the Festival de Musique de Honfleur, the Festival de Musique de Honfleur en Mer and the Festival des Arts de Honfleur. The town is also home to a number of galleries and art studios, as well as a number of traditional markets.

Excursion tips for a day in Honfleur

As a tourist in Honfleur, France, there are many things to do in just one day. Here are some ideas:

1. Explore the Vieux Bassin, the old harbor of the town, and admire the colorful half-timbered houses.

2. Visit the Church of St. Catherine, the oldest church in the region, and take in its Gothic architecture.

3. Take a stroll along the Quai Sainte-Catherine and admire the boats in the harbor.

4. See the Eglise Sainte-Catherine de Honfleur, a beautiful church with a bell tower.

5. Visit the Musée de la Marine, an old naval museum that houses a collection of maritime artifacts.

6. Take a boat trip to the nearby island of Tatihou and explore its fortifications and gardens.

7. Visit the Musée Eugène Boudin, a museum dedicated to the 19th-century impressionist painter.

8. Explore the old streets and alleyways of the town and admire the old wooden buildings.

9. Visit the Maison Satie, the former home of the composer Erik Satie.

10. Enjoy the local cuisine in one of the many restaurants in the town.

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The climate in Honfleur

Honfleur in France has a temperate oceanic climate with mild winters and warm summers. In the winter, temperatures range from an average low of 3°C (37°F) to an average high of 10°C (50°F). In the spring, temperatures range from an average low of 5°C (41°F) to an average high of 17°C (63°F). In the summer, temperatures range from an average low of 12°C (54°F) to an average high of 21°C (70°F). In the fall, temperatures range from an average low of 8°C (46°F) to an average high of 16°C (61°F). Rainfall is fairly consistent throughout the year, with an average of 75-90 mm per month.

Cruise weather for Honfleur

Our weather forecast for Honfleur helps plan your stay according to the weather. For sunny days, pack light and breathable clothes, swimwear, and sunscreen. For winter weather, it's recommended to bring warm clothes, gloves, a hat, sturdy footwear, and a raincoat.

Date Icon Temperature Wind speed/gusts Cloudiness/Visibility Air humidity/pressure Sunrise/Sunset
Jul. 16th 2024 Jul. 16th 2024 max: 19.6 °C
min: 14.4 °C
26.3 m/s
50.0 m/s
84.7 %
19.7 m
81.6 %
1,013 hPa
Jul. 17th 2024 Jul. 17th 2024 max: 22.9 °C
min: 13.8 °C
11.2 m/s
20.5 m/s
66.8 %
24.1 m
76.7 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 18th 2024 Jul. 18th 2024 max: 27.3 °C
min: 14 °C
12.2 m/s
22.3 m/s
78.1 %
24.1 m
72.1 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 19th 2024 Jul. 19th 2024 max: 25.3 °C
min: 16.7 °C
12.6 m/s
25.9 m/s
37.1 %
24.1 m
77.1 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 21.4 °C
min: 15.9 °C
17.6 m/s
27.0 m/s
69.7 %
24.1 m
77.5 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 21.7 °C
min: 15.5 °C
13.3 m/s
23.2 m/s
76.7 %
24.1 m
76.3 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 23.4 °C
min: 15.3 °C
17.6 m/s
26.3 m/s
39.1 %
24.0 m
69.7 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 19.6 °C
min: 15.6 °C
23.4 m/s
31.0 m/s
25.8 %
23.6 m
71.3 %
1,018 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 19.8 °C
min: 14.7 °C
20.5 m/s
28.6 m/s
60.5 %
24.0 m
69.2 %
1,021 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 20.6 °C
min: 14.7 °C
17.6 m/s
26.6 m/s
36.4 %
23.5 m
77.9 %
1,019 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 20.9 °C
min: 12.8 °C
14.0 m/s
20.6 m/s
28.6 %
24.1 m
65.4 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 23.8 °C
min: 13.8 °C
13.0 m/s
18.0 m/s
14.8 %
24.1 m
65.9 %
1,016 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 22.9 °C
min: 15.4 °C
19.1 m/s
36.4 m/s
73.8 %
24.1 m
74.3 %
1,014 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 19.3 °C
min: 15.1 °C
25.6 m/s
35.8 m/s
45.0 %
21.9 m
77.9 %
1,020 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 21.4 °C
min: 13.6 °C
14.8 m/s
29.3 m/s
40.1 %
24.1 m
68.1 %
1,025 hPa

Cruises to Honfleur

Would you like to travel to Honfleur on a cruise ship or would you just like to know when a certain ship will dock there? Here you will find an overview of the cruise ships that will be calling at the port of Honfleur.

Scheduled ship calls in Honfleur, France
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Aug. 2nd 2024 Friday, 2nd of Aug. 2024 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Azamara Onward 02:30 am 10:30 pm
Sep. 7th 2024 Saturday, 7th of Sep. 2024 Vasco da Gama 06:00 am 04:00 pm
Sep. 21st 2024 Saturday, 21st of Sep. 2024 Silver Spirit 06:00 am 04:30 pm
Oct. 13th 2024 Sunday, 13th of Oct. 2024 HANSEATIC spirit 12:00 am 12:00 am
Apr. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Apr. 2025 MS Amera 09:00 am 07:00 pm
Apr. 26th 2025 Saturday, 26th of Apr. 2025 MS Amadea 09:00 am 07:00 pm
May 3rd 2025 Saturday, 3rd of May 2025 MS Hamburg 08:00 am 05:00 pm
May 11th 2025 Sunday, 11th of May 2025 HANSEATIC spirit 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 14th 2025 Wednesday, 14th of May 2025 LE BOREAL 12:00 am 09:00 pm
May 20th 2025 Tuesday, 20th of May 2025 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 5th 2025 Thursday, 5th of Jun. 2025 Azamara Journey 08:00 am 10:00 pm
Jun. 5th 2025 Thursday, 5th of Jun. 2025 MS Europa 08:00 am 06:00 pm
Jun. 8th 2025 Sunday, 8th of Jun. 2025 Silver Spirit 03:30 am 11:30 pm
Jun. 10th 2025 Tuesday, 10th of Jun. 2025 Azamara Onward 08:00 am 05:00 pm
Jun. 18th 2025 Wednesday, 18th of Jun. 2025 Azamara Quest 07:00 am 06:00 pm
Jul. 11th 2025 Friday, 11th of Jul. 2025 MS Europa 2 10:45 am 08:30 pm
Sep. 10th 2025 Wednesday, 10th of Sep. 2025 Azamara Journey 03:00 am 10:00 pm
Sep. 14th 2025 Sunday, 14th of Sep. 2025 Silver Spirit 03:30 am 07:00 pm
Sep. 18th 2025 Thursday, 18th of Sep. 2025 Scenic Eclipse 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 19th 2025 Friday, 19th of Sep. 2025 Scenic Eclipse 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 21st 2025 Tuesday, 21st of Oct. 2025 MS Amadea 11:00 am 08:00 pm
Oct. 30th 2025 Thursday, 30th of Oct. 2025 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 11th 2026 Monday, 11th of May 2026 MS Europa 2 12:00 am 12:00 am
Sep. 8th 2026 Tuesday, 8th of Sep. 2026 MS Europa 12:00 am 12:00 am

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