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A Fishing boat returning to Fecamp

Fecamp Normandy




Fecamp Normandy. The port of Fecamp has been a working fishing port for hundreds of years. It still has a busy commercial feel to it. The harbour has a mixture of fishing boats and private yachts.

Fecamp

Fecamp Normandy

We visited Fecamp on our way to Etretat. We were staying in the small village of Le Brevedent about 50 miles away. Our first impression on entering the town was that it was a busy working town with not much to interest us in.

Fecamp Harbour

Fecamp port Normandy

However when you reach the harbour and can see the white cliffs and beach. The town looks much better you can park on the side of the harbour. Or as we did right next to the beach there is a long promenade.

There was plenty of seating areas overlooking the white pebbled beach. We had a picnic there watching the sea come in.The beach is between two large white cliffs.

Places to eat in the town some of the most popular restaurants. Just outside the town is the Benedictine Palace at 110 rue Alexandre le Grand 76400 a museum and distillery.You can purchase the Benedictine liqueur.

In the photo you can just see where the sea as worn away the cliff. That is our next port of call Etretat



Fecamp Beach and Cliffs

Fecamp cliffs Normandy

The marina

Fecamp marina Normandy

The harbour

Fecamp Normandy harbour

If you visit on Saturday morning there is an outdoor, and an indoor market in front of the Cathedral.

Fecamp Normandy

A view of Fecamp from the cliffs

Fecamp Normandy

Quick update

It is 6 years since our last visit to Fecamp so I have added a few new photos.We have just stayed about a 10 minute drive from the Port for a weeks holiday.The Port has developed into a busy tourist town in a nice way.It makes a good base to visit the coastal towns and villages.Like Yport 3 miles and Etretret 5miles and best of all Honfleur 20 miles.

Coffee and croissant for 2 in Fecamp

Coffee for 2 at Fecamp  Normandy


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