Welcome to Seine-Maritime

When you fancy a break from the bracing sea air, head inland to the lively, ancient and good-looking metropolis of Rouen, a favourite haunt of Monet and Simone de Beauvoir and one of the most intriguing and history-infused cities in France’s northeast.

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$170.83 Shore Excursions

Le Havre Shore Excursion: Normandy D-Day Beaches Tour

Your guide will pick you up in the morning at Le Havre cruise ship terminal and whilst driving between sites, the unique on board GPS system will show you maps with your current location at the current time. At key points whilst driving, small movies will help explain the sites you are passing. The English-speaking guide will also share anecdotes, veteran stories, and much more.When you arrive at each location, the guide will show you around, explain in detail what happened, and then allow free time to take photos etc.Main sites visited during the tour:Pointe Du Hoc - Hear the amazing story of the American Rangers who had to scale nearly 100ft cliffs to silence a German long range gun battery position. You will be in awe when you see the battle damage and the German bunkers that still remain at this impressive site.Omaha Beach - This is the most notable beach that was assaulted on D-Day. Learn about the harrowing stories of sacrifice, see the German positions that were almost impossible to overcome, and hear stories of bravery that finally allowed the U.S. to prevail.Lunch stop - Included in the price of this tour. You will eat in a typical restaurant in the Omaha Beach area.Overlord Museum - included in the price of the tour. You will stop and will have some free time to visit this amazing museum that is packed full of genuine artifacts from the battle of Normandy.Normandy American Cemetery and Visitor Center - This is a fitting end to the tour. You will be able to spend time in the Visitor Center and walk the magnificent 172 acres of the cemetery. There you will have the opportunity to pay your respects to many of the people you will have heard about during the tour.At the end, your guide will drive you back to your cruise ship in good time for boarding.

$249.27 Private & Custom Tours

Private tour of Versailles from le Havre

The guide will pick you up at 7h 30 to drive you to Versailles. This is a 2 hours drive, while your guide will explain the historical points needed to understand the visit. Once there  the entrance to the palace is often scheduled around 10 to avoid the lines. Once inside you will enjoy the state apartments followed by the gardens where the fountain show is included the days that they are on. After this walk you can enjoy a meal in the park or other restaurant of your convenience followed by a tour of the grand Trianon and the petit Trianon plus queens hamlet

$357.10 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Small-Group Mont Saint Michel and Honfleur Tour from Le Havre

The tour departs from Le Havre. Aboard a spacious minibus, you will have access to Wifi and educational tablets to prepare your visit. Your driver guide will also be available for any questions you may have.Your guided tour starts at the Mont Saint Michel. On top of the island, admire the stunning view of the bay before visiting the medieval abbey. With your professional guide, stroll through the picturesque streets of the monastery and historic village. Spend some time browsing the shops, sampling local specialties and enjoying a traditional lunch (not included) at a local restaurant. After leaving the Mont St Michel, arrive in the port town of Honfleur in the late afternoon. Once there, you will have free time to walk around the cobblestone streets and discover the atmosphere that was a source of inspiration for famous painters like Claude Monet. See the Old Port, Place Sainte Catherine, and the Bell Tower.After your visit, your guide will take you back to Le Havre.

$306.08 Day Trips & Excursions

Full-Day Small-Group Tour of Rouen from Le Havre

Meet your guide at 8:30am and set off to Rouen in a spacious minibus (free WiFi and educational tablets available on-board). Once in Rouen, set out on a tour of the Normandy capital. See the Old Courthouse, the Cathedral (immortalized by Monet in his paintings), the Jeanne d'Arc Tower, and much more. Stroll through the antique district and see its charming wooden houses, and walk down the famous rue du Gros Horloge.After stopping for lunch (own expense) at a local restaurant, visit the Museum of Fine Arts, where you can admire works by artists such as Veronese, Caravaggio, Rubens, Poussin, Fragonard, Ingres, Monet, Sisley, Pissarro, Renoir, and Caillebotte.Afterwards, enjoy the views along the Seine River, before returning back to Le Havre.

$320 Shore Excursions

Monet's House and the Museum of Impressionism from Le Havre

Meet for this 9-hour tour at Terminal Croisiere in Le Havre a little before 8am.Once you meet your guide, you'll be taken to Giverny by minivan where you will walk in the footsteps of Claude Monet. The highlights of this tour will include the garden and the house of Claude Monet and the Museum of Impressionism.Discover the secrets of one of the founders of Impressionism, Claude Monet. Leader of the artistic movement of the 19th century, he introduced more perception, emotion and light into art of his age. He spent almost 40 years developing his Giverny property. Immerse yourself in the daily life of the artist surrounded by his eight children: the reading room, the grocery store, room, office, dining room, and kitchen. Plus admire his collection of Japanese prints.In the area by his home, you'll also see a large workshop which was the place where Monet painted his famous paintings of water lilies. Continue exploring the grounds to see the lavish garden with thousands of colors, which now boasts Japanese cherry trees, nasturtium parterre of tulips, and roses. Stroll through the romantic water garden, where you can find the Japanese bridge, the wisteria, the famous lily pond, weeping willows, and irises. After your time at Monet's home and garden, move along to the Museum of Impressionism. Tribute to the Impressionists around the world, it shows the history of the iconic artistic movement. You will be able to see The Garden, designed by the landscape painter Mark Rudkin. It offers a colorful nod to the themes dear to the Impressionists. You can also see the permanent gallery Monet Around, which offers to resume the influence of the art of Claude Monet and his contemporaries.Your tour ends back where it started at Terminal Croisiere at about 5pm.

$41.74 Tours & Sightseeing

Mobile Wifi Everywhere in Le Havre

Rent your personal 4G mobile hotspot, and enjoy internet where and when you want in Le Havre, share your memories instantly with your friends and family. Save on incredibly high data roaming coasts. You are unlimited. Absolutely unlimited data and you can share the connection with 10 WiFi enabled devices, simultaneously. Feel free to share it with your friends or family.The connection is ultra-fast if you are covered with 4G. If 4G is not available in your area, then you will be connected to the 3G+ or 3G network. You will receive your hotspot in a protective cover directly at your hotel or any place in Le Havre city centre.Just turn on the personal hotspot, on your WiFi enabled device (Smartphone, tablet, laptop or other), choose the hotspot's network name and you're connected. At the end of your rental, you just have to drop your package in any mailbox you can see! Ready to enjoy your stay in France!

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