TOURISM IN LE HAVRE

The following sites are some of the most popular tourist attractions in Le Havre, whose reconstructed historic quarter was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2005.

Le Volcan

             

Housing the Cultural Center of Le Havre, Le Volcan is the work of Brazilian architect, Oscar Niemeyer. Le Volcan, in addition to being a surprising visual spectacle, holds within a large number of important cultural and artistic events.

The Cathedral of Le Havre

             

Also known as Notre-Dame-de-Grâce Cathedral, this Gothic and Renaissance style cathedral is the oldest building in the city center. It was constructed between the 16th and 17th centuries.

The André Malraux Museum of Modern Art

             

Without a doubt, this is one of the most important museums to visit for those who wish to admire the extensive collection that is enclosed within its walls and especially for lovers of impressionism and modern painting, who will take delight in the work of Delacroix, Matisse, Monet and Degas.

Maison de L’Armateur (The Ship-owner’s House)

             

This museum and former home was built in the 18th century and was declared a Historic Monument in 1950.

Saint-Joseph Church

             

Standing at 106 meters, this church was designed by Auguste Perret and is dedicated to the victims of the bombings.

Docks Vauban shopping center

             

A shopping and leisure center that covers over 1,800 m² is perfect for an enjoyable day of shopping.