Haute-Normandie Travel Guide

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Haute-Normandie Highlights

  • Pro
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    diosh says…

     Wonderful, peaceful week.Didn't hear a plane or traffic all week! 

  • Con
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    jbel2879 says…

     chilly...you need a car...your French has to be top-notch to see the more untouched regions, there's so much to see that you need a long visit... 

  • In a nutshell
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    gilljay says…

     Don't pass through - try a stopover and enjoy 

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Rouen

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459,1177,59

Giverny

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148,530,4

Dieppe

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66,174,11

Étretat

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110,367,12

Le Havre

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25,45,18

Connelles

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3,8,3

Vernon

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23,65,0

Fécamp

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38,91,9

Les Andelys

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18,89,2

Lyons-la-Forêt

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5,23,1

Yport

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14,40,0

Le Tréport

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6,13,2

Saint-Valéry-en-Caux

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5,13,1

Chambord

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8,11,0

Louviers

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2,14,2

Saint-Wandrille-Rançon

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8,43,0

Caudebec-en-Caux

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3,13,0

Le Bec-Hellouin

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4,24,0

Moulineaux

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1,2,0

Duclair

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3,3,0

Jumièges

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12,70,0

Sassetot-le-Mauconduit

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5,9,2

Sainte-Opportune-la-Mare

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0,3,0

Canteleu

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1,2,0

Blangy-sur-Bresle

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Évreux

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3,8,12

Veules-les-Roses

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4,12,0

Verneuil-sur-Avre

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2,11,2

Vascoeuil

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0,12,0

Saint-Pierre-du-Val

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0,9,0

Rouen

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  • NOTREDAME CATHEDRAL

    Rouen Things to Do

    just to say its a must to see ,and Rouen is one of my favorite cities in France, come here often even just for the market . The Cathedral is magnificent and recently clean and renovated. visits are done from April 1 to oct 31 from 7h30 to 19h weekdays, and from 8h to 18h Sundays and holidays. From November 1 to MArch 31 from 7h30- 12h and 14h-...

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  • Hotel Cardinal

    Rouen Hotels

    about 50.00 US dollars or less...Under 300 french francs for one Magnificent and modern marble...

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  • FRENCH - LOCAL

    Rouen Restaurants

    The Place du Vieux Marché is a great place to stop for lunch and people watching in the heart of Rouen, but many of the eateries are overpriced and not always of the quality you would hope for. One place which is a good bet is JM's café on the Eastern side of the square which has some good value lunchtime deals and serves some good quality fresh...

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Giverny

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  • Claude Monet's Gardens - Clos Normand

    Giverny Things to Do

    I guess this is the most well known of Monet's garden. Just like many of us Photographer's, Monet, the Artist, was fascinated by the play of light and reflections of clouds on the water. He liked it so much, that in 1893 he acquired land at the bottom of the Clos Normand and created a Lake which then became his "water garden." He built a Japanese...

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  • La Musardiere

    Giverny Hotels

    123, rue Claude Monet, Giverny, 27620, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

  • Talk a walk through Giverny

    Giverny Things to Do

    The first time we visited Giverny, the line to get into Monet's House and Gardens was so long we decided to come back on another trip, Since we were there and had a parking place, we decided to walk around Giverny.It is a beautiful stone village with flowers in every possible place. I'm a great fan of hollyhocks and there was an abundance. We found...

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Dieppe

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  • The port , the sea, the harbor, Dieppe

    Dieppe Things to Do

    Dieppe offers herself to the sea, it is open and inviting, a nice town indeed. You have the sea in a semi moon circle around the city, and everywhere you go the sea is not far.Here you have the cliffs or falaises, magnificent natural barriers, and ,also, the marinas ,four of them.Port de pêche (fishing harbor)Port de Plaisance (pleasure boats...

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  • Hotel de la Plage Dieppe

    Dieppe Hotels

    the hotel de la plage is very nice facing the beach. where we had stayed,...

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  • walk up the hill so church of Bonsecours

    Dieppe Things to Do

    a church for the mariners, and high on the hill overlooking the ocean and the pleasure boats below it.built in 1876. very nice walk thru other town away from tourist until the reach the top and the Notre Dame de Bonsecours a wonderful place and great views of the ocean and town below.the Church of Notre Dame de Bonsecours. It was isolated from any...

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Étretat

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  • Normandy's Best Sausages

    Étretat Restaurants

    One of the great things of travelling is to discover the local cuisine, particularly in places like Normandy which are renowned as culinary hotspots. My guidebook mentions that the people in Normandy love to add one of (or all of) the following ingredients to their food: cream, butter, cider, calvados, apples... It couldn't sound more tasty, could...

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  • Hotel Dormy House Etretat

    Étretat Hotels

    Route du Havre, Etretat, Haute-Normandie, 76790, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Climb the Cliffs

    Étretat Things to Do

    The cliffs, or falaises in French, are what attracts most visitors to Etretat. Made famous by numerous paintings by Claude Monet and other impressionists, they still look every bit as spectacular as at the end of the 19th century. It's particularly La Porte d'Aval which looks stunning: a natural arch of bright white chalk, complemented by a...

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Le Havre

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Connelles

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Vernon

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  • Drive or walk the few kms to beautiful...

    Vernon Things to Do

    Monet's beautiful garden at Giverny is such a special highlight! Ive been blessed to have been 3 times - so stunning and photo worthy of so many shots each visit!No wonder Monet set up home here and just stayed put indulging in the colours and atmosphere of his beautiful lilies and lilypond!Open from the beginning of April to the end of October 9am...

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  • Across the river...to the house on the...

    Vernon Things to Do

    In the old days....! there were houses built on bridges ...but anyway heres the remains of what apparently were 5...and its in accord with the rest of the photogenic medieval houses and buildings to be found on the other side of the river in the old town centre of Vernon.A cute little house with a lovely park area which makes a nice place for...

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  • World War II history

    Vernon Off The Beaten Path

    Part of what I like about travelling around Europe is the opportunity to touch on the history - the World Wars are a tragic part of our history but Ive found I tend to get a lot out of also being in these places where these 'International' events did happen.There are several plaques in the town that give placement and credit to the efforts of...

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Fécamp

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  • Dangers on the beach.

    Fécamp Warnings and Dangers

    Sur toutes les plages vous verrez les avertissements suivants:Danger d'éboulements. Ne pas circuler au pied des falaises.Pour votre santé ne ramassez pas les moules.Le galet est protégé et son extraction strictement réglementée.=================On all beaches you will see following warnings:Danger of falling stones. Do not walk under the cliffs.For...

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  • Le Grand Pavois Hotel

    Fécamp Hotels

    We left it so late to book a hotel in Fecamp so did not have a lot of choice. My son recommended we...

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  • Monet et autres impressionnistes à...

    Fécamp Things to Do

    Claude Monet a séjourné en 1881 à Fécamp. Il y a peint 22 toiles saisissant ses vues soit au ras des vagues comme celle dont photo jointe, soit du haut de la falaise. Il a aussi peint des voiliers échoués sur la grève du port.Un autre peintre spécialisé en vues maritimes Eugène Boudin nous a laissé quelques tableaux de Fécamp de même que Berthe...

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Les Andelys

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  • Le Chateau Gaillard

    Les Andelys Things to Do

    After the beauty of Giverny this was our first introduction to France. And we were impressed. The old fortress on the cliffs above the Seine river was built to intimidate and was successful in doing so while its builder and designer, England's King Richard, lived. Of course it was the first thing to go after his death. France's King Philip could...

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  • Hotel-Restaurant La Chaine d'Or

    Les Andelys Hotels

    27 rue Grande, Le Petit Andely, Les Andelys, 27700, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • CHATEAU GAILLARD

    Les Andelys Things to Do

    As we were driving towards Led Andelys, we could see high on the hill, the ruins of some Castle. We never expected to come so close to them, and to be able to visit.The ruins were that of Chateau Gaillard, built between the years 1196 & 1198. This Castle was 1st called "The castle on the Rock."Richard the Lion Heart built this Castle as a defense...

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Lyons-la-Forêt

  • Warm, friendly restaurant

    Lyons-la-Forêt Restaurants

    We were visiting Lyons-la-Foret in Normandy on our way to Giverny and decided to eat lunch there. We stopped at the tourist information office and the lady there suggested Les Lions de Beauclerc. It was right up the street and is a hotel with a downstairs restaurant. There is outdoor seating but it was a chilly autumn day so we opted to eat inside....

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  • Hotel La Licorne Lyons-la-Foret

    Lyons-la-Forêt Hotels

    27 Place Isaac Benserade, Lyons-la-Foret, Haute-Normandie, 27480, France

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars

  • Take a walk and see the 3 Watermills

    Lyons-la-Forêt Things to Do

    Do stop at the tourist office and get a walking map of Lyons la Foret. It is the perfect walking village, a quaint sight at every turn. You would feel you'd gone back in time if the cars would disappear!The Three Mills are signposted so easy enough to find. The area is just spectacular in nearly any season and when you get back by the mills, which...

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Yport

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  • Vaucottes.

    Yport Off The Beaten Path

    A deux Km à l'ouest d'Yport par la D211 on aboutit à une petite plage de galets (200 m de large) (photo 1) non aménagée et peu connue sauf des résidents. Une petit parking est aménagé à 300 m de la plage qu'on atteint à pied par une petite route typique qui suit le vallon arboré, une "valleuse" (photo 2) , bordée de quelques villas du siècle passé....

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  • Falaises d'Yport.

    Yport Things to Do

    Sur la Côte d'Albâtre les falaises situées au nord-est d'une plage sont appelées "falaises d'amont" et celles situées au sud-ouest "falaises d'aval" alors que amont signifie normalement la partie d'une rivière située près de la source et aval celle située près de l'embouchure.A Yport la falaise d'amont forme une longue bande de falaises d'environ 5...

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  • Cabestans électriques.

    Yport Things to Do

    Dans les années 1960 les cabestans furent remplacés par des treuils électriques cachés sous la caisse en bois que montre ma photo. Le câble de halage passe par un système de poulies réparties sur la largeur de la zone d'échouage de telle sorte que chaque embarcation est tirée à sa place.Quoique électrique le halage d'une barque n'est pas si simple....

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Le Tréport

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  • Casino

    Le Tréport Things to Do

    There is a casino located right on the beach at Le Treport, which I never actually visited because at the time I wasn't of age. Its called "Casino Le Treport," and inside there's supposed to be game rooms, as well as shows going on, a restaurant, lounge, billiards and piano bar. For info you can reach them at the number below.

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  • Hotel de Calais

    Le Tréport Hotels

    1 rue de Paris, Le Treport, 76470, France

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

  • Les Falaises

    Le Tréport Things to Do

    Climb over the stair to get on the top of the hill, or park directly your car close to the Christ statue, and step in the tracks of the cliff...

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Chambord

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  • Leaving Chambord by car......

    Chambord Things to Do

    This is a photo we took of the main road out of Chambord - we were on our way to Mont Saint Michel. Even though the trip from Tours - Chenonceau - Amboise - Blois - Chambord was beautiful, the trip north from Chambord was the most stunning landscape we had the chance to see in France.Beautiful green fields, and lovely trees lining the cleanest and...

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  • Driving to Chambord from Blois

    Chambord Things to Do

    This photo was taken just after passing through Blois. When we visited Chambord, the area had just experienced severe flooding, so the banks of the river were all brown and swollen. Nonetheless, it was still beautiful scenery, and the anticipation of arriving at the Chatteau made the trip even more exciting. The Loire Valley had some of the most...

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  • A Mini-Chambord

    Chambord Things to Do

    Walk around to the southern side of the Chatteau, and you'll feel quite insignificant when you're greeted with the sheer magnitude of the formal gardens and grounds.One thing that delighted our daughter Imogen, was the Mini-Chambord built identical to the original - only a portion of it's size! Great photo opportunity for the kids!

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Louviers

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  • Walk the "Old Town"

    Louviers Things to Do

    The Old town is a must to wander around. I couldn't find and still can't find information on Louviers, so you mainly have to look at the photo's. I did walk around, and found the park in the photo and the canal or River Eure which runs through the town. This area was very pretty. I saw two houses that had extended an open room over the water, looks...

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  • MANOIR LA HAYE LE COMTE CHATEAUX &...

    Louviers Hotels

    4, route de La Haye-le-Comte

    Satisfaction: Terrible

  • NOTRE DAME DE LOUVIERS CATHEDRAL

    Louviers Things to Do

    This large Gothic Cathedral was built in the early 13th century, and was remodelled in the 15th century. Unfortunately, I couldn't go inside, and quite a bit of the outside was covered in scaffolding. I could see the statues and admire them though. Inside is meant to be beautiful, so if you visit, you may have more luck than me.

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