The Pays de Caux, ideal for a weekend in Normandy
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The Pays de Caux extends between land and sea and follows the valley of the Seine south of Rouen to Le Havre. It also adjoins the cliffs of the côte d'Albâtre to Dieppe. The vast expanses of green and blue flax fields, bright yellow rape and green meadows create a peaceful harmony. Veules-les-Roses is a small resort located in a green valley. It is a beautiful village that has been voted one of the most beautiful in France. Its complex architecture reflects its past, with buildings in the neo-norman It is a seaside town, where the sea is always present. This is a maritime city, where the sea is always present. It is also a City of Art and Historywhich has been a source of inspiration for many artists. The rue des ivoiriers, the Place du Canada and the seafront with its cliffs are just some of the highlights you'll find. Lunch in a restaurant in Dieppe (or nearby). Finally, a visit to Saint-Valery-en-CauxThis is a charming seaside town.
The Pays de Caux, very popular with Parisians
You could call this place Paris-Plageas the nearest coastline to Paris is between Etretat and Dieppe. It would be unfair to reduce the Pays de Caux to the Alabaster Coast. A countryside landscape is formed between the Seine and the Channel. There are thatched farms, fat cows and abbeys, manor houses and brick-walled villages. Guy de Maupassantfrom this region, described a certain form of provincial happiness.
The most beautiful landscape in the Pays de Caux: the Alabaster Coast.
The Seine Maritime region of Normandy is home to the Alabaster Coast. It is located in the region NormandyIt faces the English Channel. It extends over more than 130 km from Tréport to Le Havre.
You will find a unique landscape of limestone cliffs, green countryside and a view that has been declared a World Heritage Site.UNESCO.
These chalk walls with grass covered with milky white chalk are a tribute to impressionism. These cliffs are the result of a long sedimentation during the Cretaceous and the variations of the sea. The Côte d'Albatre, which reaches 105 metres at Cap FagnetNormandy is one of the most amazing natural wonders of France. Normandy is a destination and emblematic.
An obligatory diversions to Étretat in the Pays de Caux
Everyone knows the cliffs of Etretat. This seaside resort is a postcard of Normandy. It has the same charm as the Mont-Saint-Michel or the boards of Deauville. It has been immortalised by Claude Monet and many other painters. They owe Etretat much of its fame. Take a deep breath and enjoy the view of the sea from the top of the limestone hills. The monument to the memory and sacrifices of Nungesser (and Coli) is visible from the Upstream cliffs. This is where the plane was last seen. The path runs alongside the Aval cliff with its massive arch. It offers magnificent views over the golf course, then descends towards the sea. From here, you can reach Le Tilleul, a quiet beach. You can also enjoy this magical place by gliding from the beach to the " Hole in the Man" A metal ladder leads you to the tunnel that leads to the wildest beach. A metal ladder leads you to the tunnel that leads to the wildest beach. This is without doubt the most exotic place. Be careful! Check the tides!