Honfleur

Honfleur is a beautiful little harbor in Calvados, on the southern bank of the Seine estuary, opposite Le Havre, near the Normandy Bridge. The city has preserved many historic and traditional buildings. She is best known for its picturesque old port, characterized by its houses with facades covered with slate, and have been repeatedly represented by artists including Gustave Courbet, Eugène Boudin, Claude Monet, forming the School of Honfleur which contributed to the appearance of the Impressionist movement. Honfleur is otherwise a perfect location, the starting point for many excursions: Auge, Côte Fleurie, the landing beaches, the Seine Valley and the Norman abbeys, the Alabaster Coast ... to see and do Honfleur: the best. The main attractions of Honfleur are: L'Enclos with the old port (Vieux Bassin https://www.cityzeum.com/le-vieux-bassin-honfleur-11278), the Lieutenancy, the church of Saint-Etienne ( now a naval museum), salt rooms (salt warehouses), and also: -The church Sainte-Catherine, the largest wooden church in France, around the church you will find many restaurants and art galleries. -The Sea wall, a nice walk along the mouth of the Seine. Side museum, do not miss the https://www.cityzeum.com/musee-eugene-boudin Eugene Boudin Museum, Rue de l'Homme de Bois. Eugène Boudin was one of the precursors of the Impressionist movement. And above the museum of Erik Satie, 67 Boulevard Charles V. https://www.cityzeum.com/maison-satie-de-honfleur composer Erik Satie was born in this house in Honfleur in 1866. Key events in Honfleur . Every first Sunday of the month, find the flea market of Honfleur on the Place Sainte Catherine. In February, do not miss the short film festival of Honfleur for the fourth consecutive year, the fest