On a visit to Dieppe you definitely cannot miss out on the must see places. The significance of these must see places are that they stand as a symbol for Dieppe. These places are what Dieppe is all about. These must see places in Dieppe will stay as cherishing memories of the city forever in your heart.
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Rue de Chaste, 76200 Dieppe, France
10:00 am - 05:00 pm
This elegant 12th century castle has a great view of the town and the sea, and they say it is one of the best examples of coastal fortifications in the world. Today it houses the Dieppe Museum, and most of the exhibits are related to Dieppe’s maritime history. The highlights of the museum are:
A beautiful collection of ivories – ship m...
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Rue de l'Eglise, 76119 Varengeville-sur-Mer, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This is another one of Varengeville’s ridiculously beautiful garden-parks. Beautiful pathways and corridors course through flowery and colourful lawns. The variety of blooms and trees over these 12 hectares is simply astounding.
The other attraction on this estate is the house, which is also a treat, especially its Lutyens designed music room...
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Terres de Miromesnil, 76550 Tourville-sur-Arques, France
02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
Guy de Maupassant is widely renowned as one of the best short story writers to ever have lived – he was born here. This mansion is set in beautiful French woods, and today, it’s a popular hotel – you can actually stay here for a few nights if you want.The highlights here are:
The Castle: It was built in 1590 on the ruins of an ol...
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37 Rue de l'Asile Thomas, 76200 Dieppe, France
09:30 am - 06:00 pm
This scientific museum is dedicated to the sea and the ships that sail on it. It serves as a museum, aquarium and research centre. Highlights of the museum are:
The 1600 metre square main exhibit on shipbuilding.
Life inside a ship.
The fishing industry in Dieppe.
A geological exhibit of Dieppe’s coastline cliffs.
An aquarium with local mari...
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4 Rue Sainte-Catherine, 76200 Dieppe, France
08:00 am - 08:00 pm
It took four centuries to build this beautiful church, and it shows. Built on the location of a St. Catherine chapel, the church is famous for being a major pilgrimage stop to Saint-Jacques of Compostella. The architecture is mostly Gothic, with some Renaissance touches. The highlights are:
The Wall of Sauvages frieze
Carvings brought back by sail...
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Place Camille Saint-Saens, 76200 Dieppe, France
02:00 pm - 06:00 pm
This beachfront museum is housed in an elegant Italian building. Normandy was the site of the infamously bloody landings of the Third Allied Raid, and an impossible number of soldiers lost their lives then. Highlights of the museum are:
A short film Operation Jubilee on the raid.
Documents, objects and memorabilia in tribute to the soldiers who ga...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
There is a world famous cycling route in the making, a joint Anglo-French initiative. It’s called the Greenway (Avenue Verte), and its ambition is nothing less than to join Paris to London in a traffic free route for hikers, cyclists, and horse riders. The French side of this route will go through the scenic counties (departments)of Oise, Val...
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Chemin de Cayenne 76119 Varengeville-sur-Mer, France
10:00 am - 06:00 pm
This Renaissance dwelling in Normandy was built in the 16th century, and is said to be one of the most beautiful homes in the country. It was commissioned by Jean Ango, who was governor of Dieppe and Maritime Advisor to King Francis I. It’s famous for its 1600 pigeonholes that can hold up to 3200 pigeons at a time. Apart from seeing how the c...