Le Havre celebrates 200 calls for Princess Cruises
Submitted by Le Havre on MAY 20, 2015
Princess Cruises have been a steady visitor to Le Havre for many years. As a whole, the records of Le Havre Cruise Club indicate that Princess Cruises have called 200 times at Le Havre, since 1994. For this reason, the local representatives of Le Havre offered to celebrate the 200th Princess Cruises call at Le Havre, which is taking place today, the ship involved being the Royal Princess.
Captain Nick Nash and his officers welcome local authorities on Board for a plaque exchange ceremony. Valérie Conan, from Le Havre Cruise Club handed out a metal sculpture which symbolizes the skyline with the emblematic monuments of Le Havre to Captain Nash. She mentioned that every year, a Princess Cruises ship makes regular calls at Le Havre. This year, Royal Princess is coming tenfold and next year Caribbean Princess will take over.
Besides the inescapable excursions to Paris and Normandy, the local representative underlined the assets of Le Havre, which has a lot to offer to Princess’ guests, especially its contemporary architecture listed by the UNESCO, the beautiful MuMa (impressionism museum), which holds the biggest impressionist collection in France after Orsay Museum in Paris, good shopping, and also the beautiful sea-front. She also highlighted that the numerous assets of Le Havre will be emphasized on the occasion of the 500 anniversary of the city and the port in 2017.