Destination Haute Normandie

Need a change of air and to get away for a short break or a longer stay? Travelling around Upper Normandy will ensure you a change of scenery! It is a verdant region made up of two départements: Seine-Maritime and Eure. The Upper Normandy region is directly accessible from England through the cross-channel ferry services where passengers can disembark in the ports of Dieppe and Le Havre.

Half-timbered house- French region Upper Normandy - Northern France

Half-timbered house- Upper Normandy

Bordering the English Channel, Upper Normandy  offers its visitors many water and seaside activities. Rich in forests, parks and valleys, the Normandy countryside will delight fans of green tourism and offer them many opportunities for walking, cycling or horse-riding.

 

Upper Normandy is also a place of cultural heritage and traditions. Cradle of impressionism, the region numbers many notables abbeys and several dozens of history and architecture classified towns.

 

Among the many treasures afforded by the Upper Normandy region, discover the magnificent cathedral of Rouen, whose façade was painted by Claude Monet, medieval architecture, the half-timbered houses and narrow alleys of the old city, the Malraux Museum in Le Havre, the spectacular cliffs of Etretat, the Saint-Jacques church and the Castle of Miromesnil in Dieppe.