Seine-Maritime places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Seine-Maritime department of Normandy. See also our Seine-Maritime travel guide

photo of Caudebec-en-Caux


It is the houses and scenery along the banks of the Seine river that will be the focus of your trip to Caudebec-en-Caux
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photo of Dieppe


Explore the port area then head to the castle and the Museum of Dieppe to see the highlights here
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photo of Etretat


The town of Etretat is pretty, but it is the dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery here that attract the crowds
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photo of Eu


The red-brick castle, built in the 16th century, is the main attraction for visitors to Eu
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photo of Fecamp


An important town on the Alabaster Coast, Fecamp includes the Bishop's Palace, the Abbey Church and the Church of Saint-Etienne among its highlights
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photo of Jumieges Abbey

Jumieges Abbey

The extensive ruins of Jumieges Abbey are one of the most visited religious monuments in the department
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photo of La Bouille

La Bouille

You will enjoy a stroll along the banks of the Seine river when you visit La Bouille
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photo of Le Havre

Le Havre

Le Havre centre is listed as a UNESCO world heritage site, for the concrete city built after the destruction of the town in WW2
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photo of Le Treport

Le Treport

The highlight of a visit to the active port town of Le Tréport is the coastal cliff scenery around the town
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photo of Les-Petites-Dalles


A village on the coast of Normandy with lots of 19th century villas
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photo of Rouen


The cathedral and cobbled streets in the old town are just two of the many highlights in the lovely town of Rouen.
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photo of Saint-Valery-en-Caux


The area around the beach, harbour and marina in Saint-Valery-en-Caux is always very active in summer
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photo of Varengeville-sur-Mer


Varengeville-sur-Mer is a village near the Normandy coast, with several beaches and charming views of the cliffs along the coast
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photo of Veules-les-Roses


Veules-les-Roses is a stunning village on the coast of Normandy, France
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photo of Veulettes-sur-Mer


The pebble beach and promenade are the big attraction on Veulettes-sur-Mer, but find time for the coast path as well!
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photo of Yport


A small sea resort, Yport has a pebble beach and is close to attractive coastal cliff scenery
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For more information see the Seine-Maritime guide

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Market towns & days in Seine-Maritime

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Auffay: Friday
Aumale: Saturday
Barentin: Saturday
Bihorel: Wednesday & Saturday & Friday
Blangy-sur-Bresle: Sunday
Bolbec: Monday
Bonsecours: Friday
Bosc-le-Hard: Wednesday
Buchy: Monday
Canteleu: Saturday
Cany-Barville: Monday
Caudebec-les-Elbeuf: Sunday
Criel-sur-Mer: Thursday (high season only)
Darnetal: Sunday
Doudeville: Saturday
Duclair: Tuesday
Elbeuf: Saturday
Etretat: Thursday
Eu: Friday
Fecamp: Saturday
Forges-les-Eaux: Thursday & Sunday
Goderville: Tuesday
Gonneville-la-Mallet: Wednesday
Gournay-en-Bray: Tuesday & Friday
Grand-Couronne: Friday
Harfleur: Sunday
Le Grand-Quevilly: Tuesday & Friday
Le Havre: Tuesday & Thursday & Saturday all day & Friday
Le Petit-Quevilly: Thursday & Sunday & Saturday
Le Treport: Tuesday & Saturday
Lillebonne: Wednesday
Luneray: Sunday
Mont-Saint-Aignan: Wednesday
Montivilliers: Thursday
Montville: Saturday
Neufchatel-en-Bray: Saturday
Pavilly: Thursday
Rouen: Tuesday all day & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday
Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray: Wednesday
Saint-Romain-de-Colbosc: Saturday
Saint-Valery-en-Caux: Friday
Saint-Valery-en-Caux: Sunday (high season only)
Sotteville-les-Rouen: Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday

Tourist attractions to visit in Seine-Maritime

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

Zoo or wildlife park

Parc zoologique de Clères

4* Towns in Bloom


Eu: See tourist guide



Saint-Valery-en-Caux: See tourist guide

Towns of Art and History

Dieppe: See tourist guide


Fecamp: See tourist guide

Le Havre: See tourist guide

Rouen: See tourist guide

Sites of Natural Beauty

Cote d'Alabatre

Falaises d'Etretat

Secteur Sauvegardé (protected historical town centre)

Rouen: See tourist guide

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Abbaye Saint-Georges

Bois des Moutiers

Clos du Coudray

Jardin d'art et d'essais

Jardin de Bellevue

Jardin de Miromesnil

Jardin Plume

Jardins de Bosmelet

Parc de Galleville

Parc du manoir de Villers

Religious Monuments

Abbaye de Jumièges (Jumieges): See tourist guide

Abbaye Saint Georges de Boscherville (Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville)

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Eu: See tourist guide


UNESCO world heritage sites

Le Havre: See tourist guide


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