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


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

Explore interesting sights in Le Havre, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 6 sights are available in Le Havre, France.

1. Le colombier

Show sight on map

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, riders and cyclists. The two main historic buildings of the park are the Bouteillerie Manor and the Columbier dating from the 17th century. This dovecote was built by the Le Roux family in 1631 according to a circular plane made of black flint and with 10 chaining of white stones. It houses a sundial made the year of the Colombia construction. An old barn, barn and cart complete the whole. The park also houses the hardwood arboretum of the Ardennes Plateau, which contains 259 varieties of trees.

Wikipedia: Parc de Rouelles (FR)

2. Église Saint-Joseph

Show sight on map

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)

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

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

The Musée d'Art Moderne André-Malraux (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, it has the richest collection of Impressionist paintings in the province, along with that of the Musée des Beaux-Arts in Rouen. It is named in honour of the French writer André Malraux who, as Minister of Culture at the time, 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)

4. Le Volcan - Scène nationale du Havre

Show sight on map
Le Volcan - Scène nationale du HavreGfmorin / Image non libre

The volcano is a cultural center located in Le Havre opened in 1982 consisting of two performance halls, one of 800 places the other with 125 places. First named "Maison de la Culture", then a national scene in 1991, the volcano is today one of the most important national scenes in France. It is a place of production and artistic dissemination of national reference in the field of theater, music, dance, circus, new aesthetics, new images and digital arts.

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

5. Église Saint-François

Show sight on map

The Saint-François church in 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 which contrasts with the other districts rebuilt by Auguste Perret. It is a rather Renaissance -style 18th century building.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-François du Havre (FR)

6. Église Saint-Vincent de Paul

Show sight on map
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, Seine-Maritime, dedicated to Saint Vincent de Paul. Built between 1849 and 1860 in the Romanesque Revival 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)


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.