Carrie Finley

Seatrade Cruise Global 2017: News about Ports in France

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Cruise France for a mix of sun and French joie-de-vivre where a warm spirit and authenticity reign supreme

St. Tropez, France

Cruise visitors calling on the many fabulous ports in France can expect everything from high fashion boutiques to authentic local markets. If you are headed to Fort Lauderdale between March 13-16, and attending the Seatrade Cruise Global 2017 expo and conference then make sure to pay the friendly faces at Atout France a visit.

France is a great cruise destination and choosing the perfect itinerary can be a challenge. With so many cities to choose from, it makes sense to learn more. Choices for cruise products in France include destinations ranging from the Mediterranean Sea, Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, French Caribbean, Indian Ocean to local river cruising.

Discover cruise buzz from France at Booth #1317 from:

  • CroisiEurope
  • Guyane
  • French Riviera Cruise Club
  • Corsica Ports
  • Marseille Provence Cruise Club
  • Sète Cruise Club
  • Var Provence Cruise Club
  • Ports of Toulon Bay
  • French Atlantic Ports
  • Cherbourg Cruise Club
  • Port of Bayonne
  • Nantes Saint-Nazaire Cruise Club
  • Le Havre Cruise Club
  • Port of Honfleur
  • Cruise Bordeaux
  • CCI Saint-Malo Fougeres
  • Port of Brest
  • La Rochelle Atlantic Port

Some impressive numbers!

While the Mediterranean is the number one cruise destination in France (2.16 million passenger arrivals and 557, 000 passengers at the head of the line), the increase in passenger arrivals is due to the increase in frequencies in Guadeloupe and Martinique: their number of passengers stopover increased by 47% and 36% respectively between 2014 and 2015. With 32 maritime cruise destinations, offering 84 ports and stopovers, in 7 seas and oceans, France benefits from a unique competitive advantage.