Le Havre unveiled by the Hotel Carmin
A French provincial city full of charm, Le Havre is worth the detour. Hotel Carmin unveils to its guests the information and tips you need to know for a successful stay in Le Havre and its region.
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The Hotel Carmin is an ideal starting point to visit Le Havre and this beautiful French region that is Normandy. The hotels team is at your disposal to provide you with all the information you need. In connection with the Tourist Office, we provide you with updated documentation and are all the latest news on events. Whether it is a restaurants recommendation, current exhibitions, local opening hours... we answer all your questions.
Cities within the city
A city of 300,000 inhabitants, Le Havre will seduce you with the diversity of its neighbourhoods. For example the Perret area, classified UNESCO, stands out with its modern architecture such as the Perret apartment (designed in the 50s). Don't miss the Saint Joseph church or the Museum of Modern Art Malraux (MuMa).
Descend the stairs that lead from the upper town to the lower town and stroll along the sea front, discover the Vauban docks, the starting point of famous sailing competitions (the Transat Jacques Vabre, Figaro ...) or unusual places like the Salon des navigateurs (famous hairdressing salon/museum), or a reproduction of the grotto of Lourdes, or the city A'docks (student residence built with shipping containers) ...
The city of Le Havre has a multitude of restaurants for all tastes, as well as cinemas, theaters, swimming pools (including the famous Bains des Docks de Jean Nouvel), water activities and many activities on the beach during the summer season.
Le Havre is also synonymous nature
For you can enjoy walks in forests, the many bike paths, the bird reserves ...
Normandy, a region with many treasures
From Le Havre, it is possible to quickly reach the beautiful seaside resorts and towns of Normandy:
- Etretat (30 mn by car, 45 mn by bus - stop 50 m from the hotel),
- Honfleur (30 mn by car, 45 mn by bus),
- Yport and its beautiful beach Tilleul,
- Montivilliers and its abbey ...
Normandy also has prestigious historical sites such as the :
- D-Day Beaches (1h30 by car),
- Mont Saint Michel (2h30),
- Giverny (1h30),
- Lisieux (45mn)
- and Bayeux (1h15m)...
Le Havre is 2h15 from Paris
Good to know: Le Havre is very easily accessible by train (2h15 from Paris Saint Lazare)