(78) Sample Port for a Cruise Ship Excursion
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The cruise port for Paris is Le Havre. There's not much to see or do in Le Havre. It is primarily a working freighter port. However, there is much to see in Paris or Normandy. However, Paris is three hours from Le Havre. You could hire a car or take a train, but if there is a delay you may miss the ship. Cruise ship excursions to Paris are about 10-12 hours.
The drive to Paris is enjoyable. Sit back, relax and enjoy the countryside. Learn about area history from your tour guide. Take a nap. With six hours total round-trip drive time, you will have about four or five hours in Paris. Not much time to see the City of Light but, if you have never been to Paris, a glimpse is better than missing this beautiful and romantic city. The ship excursion takes in the city's major landmarks, including the Eiffel Tower, Notre Dame and a Bateau Mouche motorboat cruise along the Seine River.
Cost of Paris ship excursions is around $150-$175. Excursions to Normandy Beach, the site of the D-Day invasion, are comparably priced and must for many military buffs.