HONFLEUR

HONFLEUR

Honfleur is a Norman port municipality located on the south bank of the Seine estuary, opposite Le Havre, very close to the outlet of the Normandy bridge. It is best known for its picturesque Vieux Bassin, characterized by its houses with facades covered with slate, and for having been repeatedly represented by artists, including Gustave Courbet, Eugène Boudin, Claude Monet and Johan Barthold Jongkind, forming the School. de Honfleur who contributed to the emergence of the Impressionist movement. You can visit the Eugène Boudin Museum and also the Naturospace with its huge greenhouse with reconstructions of tropical climates, all including butterflies. The town is classified four flowers in the competition of towns and villages in bloom.