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Port Hercules

Port Hercules is a major port located in the city of Monaco, on the French Riviera, in the Mediterranean Sea. It is the second-busiest port in the Mediterranean, with over 10 million tons of cargo passing through it annually. The port is located in the small principality of Monaco, which is situated on the coast of the Mediterranean Sea, between France and Italy.

Port Hercules was first developed in the 12th century, when the city of Monaco was founded by the Genoese. The port was used primarily for fishing and trading, and it was a major hub for the spice trade. During the 16th century, the port was further developed to accommodate larger ships. In the 19th century, the port was extended to its current size and shape.

Today, Port Hercules is a major port for the Mediterranean region. It is used for both commercial and recreational purposes, and it is home to a number of cruise ships. The port is also a popular destination for yachting and sailing, as it offers excellent facilities for these activities.

Port Hercules is a vital part of the history and economy of Monaco. It is a popular tourist destination, and it is home to many important historical sites. The port is also home to the Monaco Yacht Show, which has been held annually since 1991. The show is one of the most important events in the yachting world.

Excursion tips for a day in Port Hercules

As a tourist in Port Hercules in Italy, there are plenty of activities to enjoy on a day trip. Here are some of the top things to do:

1. Visit the Port Hercules Museum and learn about the history of the port.

2. Take a boat tour of the harbor and see the views of the city from the water.

3. Enjoy the beach and take a dip in the Mediterranean Sea.

4. Explore the Old Town and visit the many shops and restaurants.

5. Take a hike up to the nearby hills and take in the stunning views.

6. Visit the nearby Aquarium and learn about the local marine life.

7. Enjoy a meal of local Italian cuisine in one of the many restaurants.

8. Take a stroll along the waterfront and enjoy the beautiful scenery.

9. Spend the day shopping in the many stores and boutiques.

10. Take a day trip to nearby cities and explore the culture and history.

Experience Port Hercules with unforgettable activities by our partner GetYourGuide. The offer is also ideal as a special gift idea for family and friends who are planning to visit Port Hercules. Cancellations are possible up to 24h before the start of the activity (unless otherwise stated in the activity description), with a full refund of the booking price.

The climate in Port Hercules

Port Hercules, Italy has a Mediterranean climate, with mild winters and hot, humid summers. In the winter months, temperatures average around 8-12°C, with some rain and occasional snowfall. In the spring, temperatures rise to around 15-20°C and the days become longer, with more sunshine and less rain. Summer temperatures reach up to 30°C, with high humidity and occasional thunderstorms. In the autumn, temperatures drop back to around 15-20°C and the days become shorter and rainier.

Cruise weather for Port Hercules

Our weather forecast for Port Hercules 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. 20th 2024 Jul. 20th 2024 max: 29.0 °C
min: 26.8 °C
18.7 m/s
25.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
66.2 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 21st 2024 Jul. 21st 2024 max: 26.7 °C
min: 25.6 °C
10.1 m/s
25.6 m/s
55.2 %
24.1 m
82.4 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 22nd 2024 Jul. 22nd 2024 max: 31.0 °C
min: 23.2 °C
19.8 m/s
28.1 m/s
39.6 %
24.1 m
65.5 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 23rd 2024 Jul. 23rd 2024 max: 30.7 °C
min: 20.9 °C
16.6 m/s
12.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
62.6 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 24th 2024 Jul. 24th 2024 max: 29.3 °C
min: 19.7 °C
19.8 m/s
24.5 m/s
19.8 %
24.1 m
68.7 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 25th 2024 Jul. 25th 2024 max: 31.7 °C
min: 21.2 °C
27.0 m/s
34.9 m/s
6.3 %
24.1 m
50.4 %
1,009 hPa
Jul. 26th 2024 Jul. 26th 2024 max: 30.9 °C
min: 20.7 °C
16.6 m/s
16.6 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
51.7 %
1,010 hPa
Jul. 27th 2024 Jul. 27th 2024 max: 29.6 °C
min: 20.9 °C
23.8 m/s
28.1 m/s
2.6 %
24.1 m
71.7 %
1,011 hPa
Jul. 28th 2024 Jul. 28th 2024 max: 31.0 °C
min: 21 °C
13.0 m/s
9.7 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
70.7 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 29th 2024 Jul. 29th 2024 max: 31.0 °C
min: 20.2 °C
15.5 m/s
14.4 m/s
27.1 %
24.1 m
65.8 %
1,015 hPa
Jul. 30th 2024 Jul. 30th 2024 max: 33.3 °C
min: 21.5 °C
13.0 m/s
10.8 m/s
1.8 %
24.1 m
59.7 %
1,012 hPa
Jul. 31st 2024 Jul. 31st 2024 max: 33.9 °C
min: 22.6 °C
11.2 m/s
11.2 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
59.0 %
1,010 hPa
Aug. 1st 2024 Aug. 1st 2024 max: 32.9 °C
min: 20.4 °C
13.3 m/s
13.0 m/s
0.0 %
24.1 m
59.7 %
1,009 hPa

Cruises to Port Hercules

Would you like to travel to Port Hercules 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 Port Hercules.

Scheduled ship calls in Port Hercules, Italy
Date Ship Arrival Departure Details
Jul. 29th 2024 Monday, 29th of Jul. 2024 Royal Clipper 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 5th 2024 Monday, 5th of Aug. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 08:00 am 11:59 pm
Aug. 13th 2024 Tuesday, 13th of Aug. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:01 am 11:30 pm
Aug. 25th 2024 Sunday, 25th of Aug. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 08:00 am 11:59 pm
Sep. 2nd 2024 Monday, 2nd of Sep. 2024 LE BOUGAINVILLE 12:01 am 11:30 pm
Oct. 6th 2024 Sunday, 6th of Oct. 2024 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Oct. 18th 2024 Friday, 18th of Oct. 2024 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 24th 2025 Thursday, 24th of Jul. 2025 LE DUMONT DURVILLE 07:30 am 11:30 pm
Aug. 5th 2025 Tuesday, 5th of Aug. 2025 LE DUMONT DURVILLE 07:00 am 11:30 pm
Oct. 20th 2025 Monday, 20th of Oct. 2025 Sea Dream II 12:00 am 12:00 am
May 13th 2026 Wednesday, 13th of May 2026 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jun. 5th 2026 Friday, 5th of Jun. 2026 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 12th 2026 Sunday, 12th of Jul. 2026 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 17th 2026 Friday, 17th of Jul. 2026 Sea Dream I 12:00 am 12:00 am
Jul. 26th 2026 Sunday, 26th of Jul. 2026 Sea Dream I 12:00 am 12:00 am
Aug. 7th 2026 Friday, 7th of Aug. 2026 Emerald Sakara 12:00 am 12:00 am

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