Visit Honfleur - Best of Honfleur

Situated on the Southwest of France, Honfleur is a commune in the Calvados department on the southern bank of Siene estuary. Famous for its ancient and quaint ports, this town is a habitat for around 8,200 Honfleurais. Covering a terrain of 13.67, the town is typified with painted houses with slate-covered facades.

During the 12th century, the town acted as a point of trade from Rouen to England. From the beginning of the Hundred Years War, the town was benefited from the strategic positions, with the defences strengthened by Charles V. However, it was later occupied by the English. The town was profited until the 18th from the end of the war. It struggled to trade with Canada, West Indies, African Coasts and the Azores, becoming one of the main ports of slave trade.

The town is a home to many ancient monuments, churches, houses and buildings that reflect tradition. It’s a beautiful little harbour which is still used as a fishing port and dock also adds to the tourist attraction along with the scenic beauty of the town. On your travels to France, include Honfleur in your travel itinerary.

Honfleur Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Honfleur tips for your visit

  • When planning to visit in summer, remember that the town is crowded with tourists.
  • Plan to stay at least for 3-4 days.

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Facts and Stats for Honfleur*

  • Pollution Statistics in Honfleur

    Know the pollution level of Honfleur before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 28.57 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 75 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 25 (Low)
  • Honfleur: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Honfleur for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Honfleur.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 25 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 50 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 50 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 25 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 50 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 66.67 (High)
  • Living in Honfleur - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 92.25 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.59 (Low)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.29 (Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Honfleur

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Honfleur

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.83 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.34 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 87.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 85.53 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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