Attractions

Top Choice Gallery in Le Havre

Musée Malraux

Near the waterfront, this luminous modern space houses a fabulous collection of impressionist works – the finest in France outside Paris – by masters such as Monet (who grew up in Le Havre), Pissarro, Renoir and Sis…
Church in Le Havre

Église St-Joseph

Perret’s masterful, 107m-high Église St-Joseph, visible from all over town, was built using bare concrete from 1951 to 1959. Some 13,000 panels of coloured glass make the soaring, sombre interior particularly striki…
Gardens in Le Havre

Jardins Suspendus

An old hilltop fortress a bit over 1km north of the tourist office has been transformed into a beautiful set of gardens, whose greenhouses and outdoor spaces feature exquisite flowers, trees and grasses from five di…
Cultural Centre in Le Havre

Le Volcan

Le Havre’s most conspicuous landmark, designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and opened in 1982, is also the city’s premier cultural venue. One look and you’ll understand how it got its name, which means ‘th…
Architecture in Le Havre

Appartement Témoin

Furnished in impeccable early-1950s style, this lovingly furnished bourgeois apartment can be visited on a one-hour guided tour that starts at 181 rue de Paris (Maison du Patrimoine), a block north of Le Volcan.