Haute-Normandie

The Eure and Seine Maritime are two of the five departments that made formerly Normandy. They are now united as the Haute-Normandie region. These two administrative entities have very different characters: the Eure, whose prefecture is Evreux, this relatively unspoiled natural landscapes, countryside, forests, and does not account for large cities. Seine-Maritime is characterized by its chalk plateau, the Pays de Caux, which extends to the English Channel to form the Alabaster Coast, with its impressive cliffs at Etretat as. In the south, the Pays de Bray, whose surface is covered with groves, is dotted with abbeys, castles, farms or pigeon-enclosed huts, typical rural architecture. There are also cities, Dieppe and Fécamp on the coast north, Le Havre and its industrial port further south, or Rouen, the city of hundred towers and cathedral immortalized by Monet inland. Tourism in Normandy. Normandy has many advantages that make it one of the major French tourist destinations. The main attractions of Normandy are: its wild and unspoilt coastline with cliffs of the Alabaster Coast, large sandy beaches and Cap de la Hague. There are also many natural reserves: The pool of Vauville, the Nature Reserve of the Seine Estuary, the Cliffs of Cape Romain, among others ... His famous seaside resorts: Deauville, Trouville, Granville. marinas: Le Havre, Deauville, Ouistreham Dives sur Mer, Port-en-Bessin-Huppain, Honfleur. And many remarkable sites: including the Mont-Saint-Michel, the old center of Rouen, the battle sites in Normandy, the house and gardens of Claude Monet in Giverny, Fécamp with the Benedictine Palace and Abbey Trinity Fécamp.




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