Located close to Honfleur, the 3-star hotel La Fraîchette offers an ideal base to explore Honfleur and to prfit from peace and quiet at night. Nestling in La Rivière-Saint-Sauveur, this boutique property will seduce you with its quiet atmosphere and elegance.
If Normandy was to erect a monument to the painting, it would necessarily be sited in Honfleur. Today, painters flock there to try to capture the magical light of the old harbour following in the footsteps of Claude Monet and Eugene Boudin. From the quaysides to the paved streets, you will find many artists’ galleries, in unusual places like the salt store or the beautiful wooden church Sainte-Catherine with its separate bell tower, the museum with the antiquated poetry of Eric Satie. As for children, they will marvel at Naturospace in theses heated greenhouses where hundreds of colorful butterflies evolve.
If there is a walk that should not be missed is the one that takes you to the middle of the Normandy Bridge where the deck reaches 60 meters above the Seine. It is the whole estuary spread before you in a capricious and impetuous ever changing light producing an endless spectacle. Once over the Bridge of Normandy, head to Le Havre, a UNESCO World Heritage Site for its unique architecture. At the port entrance, the Malraux Museum proposes a collection of paintings and exhibitions.
Honfleur is one of the most picturesque and best preserved harbours of Normandy.
World famous for its American film festival but equally for horse racing and equine sales.
Ten minutes from the Côte Fleurie, the town of Pont-Eveque, concentrates all the charms of Normandy