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 Honfleur

The centre of Honfleur

The town of Honfleur France



Places to visit in this famous old French town and port of Honfleur. I hope our photos give you a taste of the town

The town of Honfleur is in Normandy near Le Havre on the south bank of the estuary of the river Seine.

This old maritime town is well known for its much photographed and painted old port. With its slate cover houses which you can see in the photos. The town centre with its picturesque cobbled streets and houses is a Heritage area and safeguarded from development.

There is a good selection of shops, cafes and restaurants to walk round. Popular places to eat in the port you can find a meal from £10. On Saturday mornings there is a local market in Honfleur on the car park just behind the Church.If it is raining try Naturospace an indoor rain forest at Boulevard Charles V Honfleur.A short walk from the town centre.

Local map of Honfleur


Hornfleur port


honfleur picture 1

The busy centre of Honfleur


honfleur port area

The old houses


honfleur picture 2

It is worth visiting Sainte-Catherine church it is the largest wood built church in France with its separate bell tower.

Inside the church you can see the wooden beams that support the building

Sainte-Catherine church

The dock area of the port is popular with artists from Claude Monet to the present day.

The town has two main beaches Spoils and Vasouy follow the sign to Trouville. There are Guided tours around Honfleur we liked the walk round the forest of Breuil about 2 miles outside town.

There is a mound which raise above the town you can see the valley of the Seine and the Bridge of Normandy which connects Honfleur to Le Havre.

The photo below shows the bridge we have crossed it many times but usually in the dark. This was the first time I have seen it in daylight.

The area has a good choice of Hotels and B/Bs and Gites You can Compare the Hotels here

The bridge of Normandy


Bridge Normandy picture

More info on the bridge at Pont Normandie

A large river boat or more a floating Hotel

Honfleur boat

Honfleur

Cider shop

Honfleur


One of the many Hotels in the area

Hotel Mercure Honfleur


The Mercure Honfleur Hotel is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests to Honfleur.

The Mercure Honfleur Hotel boasts a convenient location with modern amenities in every guestroom and superb service.

The guestrooms are equipped with non smoking rooms, hair dryer, mini bar. Services and amenities available for guests at this Honfleur accommodation consist of room service 24hr, bar/pub, restaurant, room service, safety deposit boxes, disabled facilities, babysitting.

Leisure and sports facilities available on the hotel's property comprise tennis courts. With elegant facilities and hospitality,

Mercure Hotel Honfleur


Google street map of the port


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