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Top Choice Museum in Honfleur

Les Maisons Satie

This unusual and intriguing complex captures the whimsical spirit of the eccentric avant-garde composer Erik Satie (1866–1925), who lived and worked in Honfleur and was born in one of the two half-timbered maisons S…
Top Choice Gastronomy in Honfleur

La Fleur de Sel

Honfleur-raised Vincent Guyon cooked in some of Paris' top kitchens before returning to his hometown to make good and open his own (now celebrated) restaurant. Guyon uses the highest-quality locally sourced ingredie…
Top Choice Art in Honfleur

Natacha Perlik

Natacha's terrifically vibrant, bright designs are a delight. It's a small shop, but it packs in a lot of colour and life. Pick up a ceramic from €120; paintings are between €300 and €2500.
Gastronomy in Honfleur

SaQuaNa

This celebrated two-Michelin-starred restaurant dazzles with its exquisite, brilliantly inventive dishes. Chef Alexandre Bourdas trained in Japan (sakana means fish in Japanese, but also plays on French artistry in …
French in Honfleur

Bistro des Artistes

This small and dainty eatery near Église Ste-Catherine is managed by Anne-Marie Carneiro, who greets guests, waits tables and cooks. Service can therefore be a bit slow, but dishes are magnificent, and everything is…
Gallery in Honfleur

Musée Eugène Boudin

This museum features superb 19th- and 20th-century paintings of Normandy’s towns and coast, including works by Dubourg, Dufy and Monet. One room is devoted to Eugène Boudin, an early impressionist and marine painter…
Food & Drinks in Honfleur

Gribouille

A favourite of both locals and out-of-towners in the know, Gribouille is one shop you should not miss. This small store is packed to the ceiling with fine preserves, sweets and liqueurs, and it's been run by the sam…
Crêpes in Honfleur

La Cidrerie

For an inexpensive and casual meal, La Cidrerie is a superb choice, serving up a winning combination of piping-hot galettes (savoury buckwheat crêpes) and fizzy Norman ciders served in bowls. You can choose from ove…
French in Honfleur

L’Endroit

In an eclectic and artfully designed space with an open kitchen, L'Endroit serves beautifully prepared dishes that showcase the bounty of Normandy fields and coastline. The menu is brief, with just a few roasted mea…
Church in Honfleur

Église Ste-Catherine

Initially intended as a temporary structure, this extraordinary wooden church was built by local shipwrights during the late 15th and early 16th centuries after its stone predecessor was destroyed during the Hundred…