Étretat & Le Havre Small Group Excursion

An Exclusive Experience to discover one of the most beautiful views of the Alabaster Coast with Etretat, its impressive cliffs, and the charm of this charming former fishing village.

INCLUDED :
> Small Group Tour - 10 hours

> Exclusive services

> Licensed Professional Driver Guide

> Guided visit of Etretat and Albatre Coast

> Admission to MUMA Museum

> Hotel pick up & drop off

> Transport by air-conditioned minibus

HIGHLIGHTS
Small group tour : Individual attention and quality time.

Local professional guide : Experts and passionate story tellers.

Pick up & Drop off included.

Etretat : A millennial-renowned setting of wild beauty: The singular shape of its cliffs, the shades of blue sea make it a unique landscape in the world.

Impressionist inspiration: Romantic theater open on the English Channel, Étretat inspired the most famous artists.

Alabaster Coast: In a light with changing contrasts, the white chalk cliffs of the Alabaster Coast stretch for 80 miles.

Le Havre : UNESCO World Heritage, this unusual city rebuilt by Auguste Perret is resolutely modern and turned towards the sea.

MUMA Museum: One of the largest Impressionists collection in France with Boudin, Monet, Renoir, Pissarro, Degas, Marquet ...

Duration : 10h   ​Starting point: Hotel pick up  Running days: Tue. Thu. & Fri.   Departure Time: 7:30 am
DESCRIPTION
On this small group day trip from Paris, discover one of the most amazing view in Normandy. Your guide meet you at your hotel in Paris. Take aboard a luxury vehicle for a ride to Etretat.

 

Etretat & Alabaster Coast
Known all over the world, Étretat is undoubtedly the most impressive sight of the Normandy coast. Before the fashion of the sea and sun bathing, Etretat is known, like a small fishing port, famous for its hikes which Marie Antoinette loved.
In 1843, Étretat and its sea and sun bathing became popular thanks to the novelist Alphonse Karr. He said, "If I have to show the sea to a friend, it will be in Étretat."

The small fishing village continues to grow. Between the cliffs, pretty villas are built. The casino opens its doors during the 19th century. The arrival of the railway increases its notoriety. From 1890, Étretat became a perfect seaside resort. Renowned writers fall in love with this magical and picturesque setting: Maupassant, André Gide, or Maurice Leblanc, who will make the hollow needle the lair of gentleman burglar Arsène Lupine.
With its narrow streets, seafront, small shops and sunset on the incredible cliffs, Étretat is a small romantic city.

The famous Étretat cliffs inspired many artits. Courbet realized more than fifty paintings of seascapes, cliffs and waves...Monet also found of this landscape, and painted it in all weathers. Admire the Étretat cliffs a world-famous scenery.

 

Enjoy a lunch before discovering the MUMA Museum in Le Havre.

 

Le Havre

Discover the remarkable post-war architecture of Le Havre. World Heritage of Unesco, Le Havre is an atypical, modern city that was rebuilt after WW2 by the architect Auguste Perret. In the 19th century, Le Havre is a major port industrial city dedicated to raw materials and passenger transport.  Find this particular light that inspired Claude Monet. He painted here Impression Sunrise in 1872. This work gave ts name to the impressionist movement.

Musée d'Art moderne André Malraux

This museum by the sea dedicated to light in its multiple forms presents an exceptional collection of artists inspired by the city of Le Havre: Boudin, Renoir, Pissaro, Sisley, Degas, Courbet and Corot...You will be enchanted by this exceptional museum.

 

​After the visit, transfer to Paris. Your guide drop you off at your accommodation in Paris.

 

KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking

  • Children must be accompanied by an adult - Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

  • Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions

  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

  • Hotel pickups begins approximately 30 - 45 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup time will be advised on reconfirmation.

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