7 Sights in Le Havre, France (with Map and Images)


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Le Havre, France! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Le Havre. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

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1. Prieuré de Graville

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The Abbey of Graville, also called the Abbey of Sainte-Honorine, was founded in the eleventh century. It is located in the Graville-Sainte-Honorine district of Le Havre, Seine-Maritime department in Normandy.

Wikipedia: Abbaye de Graville (FR)

2. Le Volcan - Scène nationale du Havre

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Le Volcan - Scène nationale du HavreGfmorin / Image non libre

Le Volcan is a cultural centre located in Le Havre opened in 1982 and consists of two performance halls, one with 800 seats and the other with 125 seats. First named "Maison de la Culture", then a national stage in 1991, Le Volcan is now one of the most important national stages in France. It is a place of artistic production and dissemination of national reference in the field of theatre, music, dance, circus, new aesthetics, new images and digital arts.

Wikipedia: Le Volcan (salle) (FR), Website

3. Église Saint-François

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The church of Saint-François du Havre is one of the oldest buildings in downtown Le Havre and one of the only survivors. It is located in the Saint-François district, rebuilt in a regionalist style that contrasts with the other districts rebuilt by Auguste Perret. It is a seventeenth-century building in the Renaissance style.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-François du Havre (FR)

4. Église Saint-Joseph

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St. Joseph's Church, Le Havre is a Roman Catholic church in Le Havre, France. From 1945 to 1964, the City of Le Havre commissioned Auguste Perret and his studio to head the rebuilding of the entire city after it had been completely decimated by the British during World War II. St. Joseph's was built between 1951 and 1957/58 as part of this reconstruction. It acts as a memorial to the five thousand civilians fallen and the usual sanctuary dedicated to a patron saint; in this case Saint Joseph, fittingly the patron saint of a happy death, fathers, workers, travelers, and immigrants.

Wikipedia: St. Joseph's Church, Le Havre (EN)

5. Église Saint-Vincent de Paul

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Église Saint-Vincent de Paul Philippe Alès / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Church of Saint-Vincent-de-Paul is a parish church in the city of Le Havre in Seine-Maritime, dedicated to Saint Vincent de Paul. Built between 1849 and 1860 in neo-Romanesque style, it is located in the Saint-Vincent district, in the west of the city, between the rebuilt city centre and the beach.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul du Havre (FR)

6. Le colombier

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The Rouelles park is the second largest green space in the city of Le Havre in Seine-Maritime. It covers 160 hectares in the Rouelles district and offers 20 km of paths for walkers, horseback riders and cyclists. The two main historic buildings in the park are the Manoir de la Bouteillerie and the dovecote dating from the seventeenth century. This dovecote was built by the Le Roux family in 1631 according to a circular plan in black flint and with 10 white stone chains. It houses a sundial made in the year the dovecote was built. An old stable, a barn and a cart house complete the ensemble. The park is also home to the Ardennes Plateau deciduous arboretum, which brings together 259 varieties of trees.

Wikipedia: Parc de Rouelles (FR)

7. Musée Malraux (Musée d'Art Moderne André Malraux : MuMa Le Havre)

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Musée Malraux (Musée d'Art Moderne André Malraux : MuMa Le Havre) inconnu / marque déposée

The André-Malraux Museum of Modern Art (MuMa) is a fine arts museum located in Le Havre at the entrance to the port. Thanks to numerous donations, bequests and purchases from the city, he has the richest collection of Impressionist paintings in the provinces along with that of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. It is named in honour of the French writer André Malraux who, then Minister of Culture, made this museum an avant-garde place, the first Museum-House of Culture, which he inaugurated in 1961.

Wikipedia: Musée d'art moderne André-Malraux (FR)


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