Ideas for holidays, weekends and trips in Honfleur and its surroundings
Start your visit to Honfleur by taking in the sights of the Saint-Catherine Church, France's largest wooden church, and Saint-Leonard Church, which was rebuilt following the 100 year’s war. Take in the amazing view from the top of the Normandy Bridge before heading to the Maritime Museum to learn more about the town’s history. Wander around the old docks and harbour, which houses the Lieutenance and eye-catching St Stephen’s Church. Following that, head to the old Salt Warehouses, where many exhibitions and concerts are held. Why not enjoy some of Honfleur’s markets – choose from the evening, organic or traditional markets which sell some of the tastiest produce around. There are many places of interest dedicated to art, including Satie House museum which is dedicated to the composer Erik Satie, or the museum of Eugène Boudin, Honfleur’s most famous painter. If your tastes are more contemporary, you will enjoy la Forge - the house and studio of artist Florence Marie. Relax on a Seine River Cruise or on Honfleur’s beautiful beach, before making a trip to Naturospace, which is home to France's biggest tropical butterfly house. Whatever the purpose of your trip, you are sure to enjoy picturesque Honfleur and there’s no better place to stay than the Campanile Honfleur- La Rivière Saint Sauveur hotel.