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City break in Le Havre. Active leisure ideas for Le Havre - attractions, recreation and nightlife

P&O Aurora in Le Havre Le Havre is a perfect place for fans of resorts and beach rest. All the local beaches are well equipped and are perfect for sports entertainment. Warm and calm sea makes this place attractive for families with children. Young travelers will be glad to find out that local beaches are equipped with different play areas for children. If during the daytime the local beaches attract fans of active pastime, in the evening here start gathering fans of dancing and loud music. There are several popular discos and clubs near the beaches, so music fans can have fun there until dawn.
Le Havre is famous for its numerous tourist attractions. In this city you will find a huge number of museums and galleries. There are many religious sites and ancient buildings here. Sainte … Open
Le Havre will be definitely liked by people who enjoy walking. In this city you will find a lot of pedestrian zones, parks, and cozy gardens. There are many truly great places to escape during a hot day. While walking in the city you can find many interesting shops and entertainment centers, a visit to which should be also included into recreation program. Visitors usually enjoy making interesting walks in the district of Coty, the territory of which is home to approximately 80 large shops and the famous shopping center of Centre commercial Coty.
You will surely find many interesting restaurants and cafes near large shopping centers. They are a great place to relax after shopping and enjoy delicious signature food. Several times a week a large market works in the district. The market is a great place to purchase interesting souvenirs and gifts. Les Halles Centrales quarter is ideal for leisurely walks. Here you will find numerous bookshops, fashionable boutiques and grocery stores that sell various delicacies and sweets. There is also a good street market here, which provides visitors with a wide range of products. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
1. The central area of the city is very convenient to move on foot. A large part of central streets is closed for transport and is a pedestrian zone. Tourists who plan to rent a car should … Open
You will find a popular park of Saint-Roch not far from the beach. This is a wonderful choice for fans of outdoor activities. Continue your walk in the shade of spreading trees and you will reach Saint-Vincent Street, which is famous for its elite shopping pavilions and trendy boutiques. There are also several antique shops and art galleries here, as well as boutiques of famous florists. Docks quarter is a great place for evening walks. You will also find several spacious promenades along which are located shops, various restaurants and several exhibition halls. Even late at night this place is always full of people who walk slowly along the coast and admire night views of the city.
Besides that, Le Havre provides great opportunities for those wishing to enjoy water activities. Thus, here you can go fishing, just pay attention to Navigation Normande. The trip turns into a fairy tale because of beautiful views of Le Havre docks, which have their own special romance. You can also take a cruise from Albatre Plaisance - this kind of leisure fully justifies its name: it brings nothing but pure pleasure. You can also contact Tim'jet if there is a desire to ride a speedboat.
One of the most stylish and attractive hotels in Le Havre – Comfort Hotel Urban City – is situated near the train station. Its spacious rooms with high-ceiling are furnished in simple … Open
Those who prefer to feel a huge dose of adrenaline in the blood should be recommended tours from Abeille Parachutisme providing the opportunity to skydive over the amazingly beautiful city. Another company offering services of this kind is called Aéroclub du Havre Jean Maridor. The flight will long remain in the memory of everyone who've decided to experience skydiving. Another great pastime is sitting at the helicopter's passenger seat using the services of Golf Tango Helico.
For tourists who want to test their wits, there are escape quests in the city. Among other things, those who've decided to go through them can have a lot of pleasant impressions that will stay for a long time. The best center of this kind is Escape Yourself. Especially for skateboarders, the city a great place called Skatepark where they can enjoy their favorite entertainment to its fullest. Fans of paintball and laser tag should go to Laser Game Evolution where they have every opportunity to enjoy shooting. Another great place for those looking for fun is Le Looping. This is your opportunity to play all sorts of games, including bowling.
Guests of Le Havre who prefer to stay in the most sophisticated hotels and apartments will have the opportunity to spend several days at the exclusive apart-hotel Escale Quai George V. It … Open
Those traveling with small citizens should be advised to visit Gulli Parc where kids can fully enjoy playing their favorite games. There is also a center for those who cannot imagine their life without football competitions. This is Stade Océane where you can enjoy some great matches. All movie buffs go to watch premieres to Cinéma Gaumont Docks Vauban. Well, fans of cultural performances should be advised to check the repertoire of Le Volcan, Le Tetris, and Magic Mirrors. Interesting performances can also be found in Docks Océane.
As already noted, La Havre is ideal for walking. You can walk along Bassin Paul Vatine Bridge offering beautiful views of the English Channel or go to Cap de la Heve where the eye is pleased by a lighthouse in the distance, cliffs, and the water surface, of course. This is a kind of “wild” place, which seems attractive to many. Here you can also find picturesque parks, through visiting which you can find your place in life (of course, in Le Havre, where everyone wants to stay forever). The most remarkable of them include the "wild" Parc de Rouelles, luxurious Jardins de l'Hotel de Ville, quiet and cozy Jardin Japonais, pacifying Parc Hauser. The extraordinary beauty of the city can also open up when walking in Les Jardins Suspendus and Ancienne base de l'OTAN.
Among the hotels in Le Havre distinguished by a romantic setting, the Hotel Carmin is especially interesting. It is located in the city center and offers couples fancy rooms with a high … Open
Some of the best museums located in Le Havre are Musee des Beaux Arts Andre Malraux where art connoisseurs go, Musée Maison de L'Armateur attracting admirers of beautiful architecture, and Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle that will be of great interest to those enthusiastic about natural history. It's also worth to visit Musée Hôtel Dubocage de Bléville, a wonderful piece of architecture, and Le Portique along with Carré du Théâtre de l'Hotel de Ville, art galleries especially for those who appreciate contemporary art.
Le Havre at night Nightlife facilities attract the attention of all who wish to have fun. Thus, gamblers go to conquer Casino Pasino du Havre, those who want to watch sports over a glass of a good drink are welcome in Art'Sport Café, and fans of small but noisy places will have a great time in Funiculaire. Wallaby Bar is specially designed for fans of a relaxed atmosphere, City Club is open to those who prefer to dance all night until dawn, while Spirit Club Bar and Havana Café are the perfect choice for fans of great cocktails.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Le Havre and surroundings

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Map of all parks
National and city parks around Le Havre
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Boucles de la Seine normande' , 39.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Normandie-Maine' , 106.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Regional Nature Park 'Perche' , 128.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Le Havre
♥   Amusement park 'Parc Festyland' Caen, 53.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Parc du Bocasse' Bocasse, 69.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Funland' , 163.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Clarence Pier' , 167.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all Michelin restaurants
Michelin-starred restaurants in Le Havre
♥   Restaurant 'Le Wilson' Le Havre. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Petite Auberge' Le Havre. Type - Traditional cuisine. 2.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Ferme St-Siméon' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 10.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'La Fleur de Sel' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Restaurant 'Entre Terre et Mer' Honfleur. Type - Modern cuisine. 11.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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City break ideas for neighbours of Le Havre

Guide to your best city break in Le Havre - popular places for recreation and leisure. Things to do during the day in Le Havre - attractions, parks, beaches, aquaparks, racing tracks, biking trails or waterski. Recommendations (with addresses, phone numbers and links) where to spend your time in the evening (bars, discos, clubs, etc.). We share some good ideas and the question 'What to do in Le Havre?' disappears immediately.
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