Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Le Havre, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.5 km
Ascend 20 m
Descend 21 m

Experience Le Havre in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in Le HavreIndividual Sights in Le Havre

Sight 1: 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)

604 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 2: Cathédrale Notre-Dame

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Cathédrale Notre-DameAlexandre Prevot from Nancy, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

Le Havre Cathedral is a Roman Catholic church in Le Havre, France.

Wikipedia: Le Havre Cathedral (EN)

433 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 3: 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

610 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 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)

841 meters / 10 minutes

Sight 5: 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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