The department includes the chalk plateau of the Caux country, plateaus and valleys, shingle beaches and cliffs mainly on the coast of Manche.La Seine Maritime borders the departments of Somme, Oise and the Eure. The main cities to discover are Rouen (old town, museum of fine arts must his cathedral, its big clock, its steeples, its festival of sailing unfortunately not every year ...), Le Havre, which certainly offers less cachet than its rival, but the surroundings are interesting, Dieppe with his mansion, beaches, pier and restaurants of seafood, Fécamp and Elbeuf. You will discover in the department wonderful abbeys: Abbey Graville in Le Havre, the abbey of Saint-Ouen in Rouen, Abbey Montivilliers, the Abbey of Gruchet-le-Valasse, the Abbey of St. Wandrille, Jumièges Abbey and the Abbey of Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville ....; natural parks and reserves, with the regional park loops of the Seine Normandy, the Alabaster Coast, pebble beaches and cliffs ....; the prestigious castles: Château d'Arques-la-Bataille (remains), Castle Etelan (flamboyant Renaissance) in Saint-Maurice-d'Ételan, Castle Dies (XVI-XVIII century) in Gommerville, Castle Miromesnil near Dieppe, place of birth of Guy de Maupassant, Jean Ango manor near Dieppe .... the climate is oceanic, and it often rains in the region, not always very long, but often! A stay in a beautiful Seine-Maritime department to get some air time for a weekend, but just for a vacation, the Seine maritime offers opportunities for varied holidays in the hollow of a meander of the Seine in the heart of the Normandy countryside, in a charming coastal resort town or on the contrary, Rouen, Le Havre ... unless you choose to all com

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