This is the eastern most port covered by the Digimap marina pages and one of the nicest.


Beautiful Honfleur, but packed with people ashore on a Wednesday evening in August – photos by Colin Le Conte 2016

A beautiful old inner marina looks amazing and at the end of August 2016 was not too busy.


Visitors pontoon is thought to be on the left of the picture



The swing bridge which provides the entrance to the Inner Harbour

The bridge is called the Lieutenant’s bridge
Opening times FROM MAY TO AUGUST – Every day – 8:30/9:30/10:30/11:30 AM, 3:30/4:30/5:30/6:30 PM


It would appear the inner harbour can get very busy based on this photo

The inner marina is a magnet for visitors and was crowded with people on the busy market Wednesday evening.


Secure gates for the outer and quieter visitors pontoon


Some rafting up at the end of August


The view as you approach the visitors’ pontoon


Walkway to the visitors’ pontoon

If you want a quieter area, then you can moor on the outer pontoon which is closer to the lock gate.




The approaches to Honfleur is not covered in this page, other than you need to pass through outer lock gates to enter the port. These may be open for free flow or closed for lock access. The outer pontoon is then accessed easily, whereas the inner old harbour has a swing bridge which only opens occasionally.

Please see


Approaching the lock from the Seine – opened for free flow


Approaching Honfleur having passed through the lock


Approaching the lock from Honfleur


Ferry leaving the lock going into the Seine


Tie points float up and down in the lock – good idea

The marina office is near the old harbour and the facilities are near the outer pontoon.


The harbour office down a small alley on the left of the old harbour as you enter it

The public facilities next door were good so the marina facilities should be of a similar standard


Contact Information

e-mail address

Address Secrétariat du Cercle Nautique de Honfleur, 8 rue Saint Antoine

Tel no 02 31 98 87 13

Official website

Lots of useful information including navigation and lock times

English advice –…

Useful websites…………