Honfleur, Normandy, France

Honfleur in the Calvados is located on the southern bank of the estuary of the Seine and is especially known for its old, beautiful picturesque port, characterized by its houses with slate-covered frontages, painted many times by artists, including in particular Gustave Courbet, Eugène Boudin, Claude Monet and Johan Jongkind, forming the école de Honfleur which contributed to the appearance of the Impressionist movement. The Sainte-Catherine church, which has a bell tower separate from the principal building, is the largest church made out of wood in France.

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Restaurant near the Old Harbour
St Catherine Church
Alley next to the St Catherine Church

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The Old Harbour
St Leonard’s Church
Old Harbour and La Lieutenance

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Houses in the Rue de Notre Dame

 

 

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