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Le Havre

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Seine-Maritime

Le Havre - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Seine-Maritime
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Rebuilt after the war, the city of Le Havre boasts modern architecture including residential buildings, Saint-Joseph church and Oscar-Niemeyer cultural centre, which is recognisable by its two buildings in the form of a volcano. This complex designed by the architect Auguste Perret is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Also not to be missed, close to the seaside is the André Malraux Museum of Modern Art, famous for its 19th and 20th-century paintings.

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Le Havre

The Natural History Museum is located in the Saint-François, just behind the cathedral of Le Havre. He regularly renews its exhibitions, and has the distinction of being free.

Things to see and do

Le Havre town center was declared World Heritage by UNESCO. It was rebuilt after the war by Auguste Perret, famous architect. To better understand the incredible history of this reconstruction you can visit the model apartment. The visit, very interesting you will discover period furniture, authentic decor. In July and August, the museum is open daily in the afternoon. The rest of the year it is open on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, guided tours of about an hour.

The Natural History Museum is located in the Saint-François district, just behind Le Havre Cathedral. He regularly renews its exhibitions, and has the distinction of being free.

Places of interest

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Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

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Normandy Impressionist Festival
Since 2010, Impressionism has had its own festival! April / May / June / July / August / September 2017

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Le Havre Light
Le Havre Light
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The beach view of the dam
The beach view of the dam
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Sunset at Nice Le Havre
Sunset at Nice Le Havre
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The small harbor and ocean tours
The small harbor and ocean tours
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The City Hall and the garden
The City Hall and the garden
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The marina and the steeple of the Church of St. Joseph
The marina and the steeple of the Church of St. Joseph
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Docks
Docks
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Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby