Things to do in Le Havre

New to Le Havre? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Le Havre

If you're in Le Havre to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Hanging Gardens

⭐️ 4.4 (3714)

St Joseph's Church

⭐️ 4.6 (2777)

Museum of Modern Art André Malraux

⭐️ 4.4 (2710)

Park Rouelles (The Bouteillerie)

⭐️ 4.5 (1847)

Le Havre Cathedral

⭐️ 4.4 (1134)

Seine Estuary Nature Reserve

⭐️ 4.4 (884)

Skatepark Le Havre

⭐️ 4.4 (869)

Natural History Museum

⭐️ 4.2 (589)

Appartement Témoin Perret

⭐️ 4.6 (500)

Gulli Parc

⭐️ 4.0 (463)

Maison de l'Armateur

⭐️ 4.4 (409)

The top affordable restaurants in Le Havre

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Le Havre city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

La Taverne Paillette

⭐️ 4.4 (3007)

Price Range: $$

Le Grignot

⭐️ 4 (1240)

Price Range: $$

Le Bistrot des Halles

⭐️ 4.2 (833)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.6 (741)

Price Range: $$

A Deux Pas d'Ici

⭐️ 4.7 (692)

Price Range: $$

La Voile Bleue Le Havre

⭐️ 4.4 (597)

Price Range: $$

Au Vin Sur La Planche

⭐️ 4.6 (580)

Price Range: $$

The Architect

⭐️ 4.2 (535)

Price Range: $$

La Petite Gourmandise

⭐️ 4.5 (437)

Price Range: $$

Le Diplodocus

⭐️ 4.6 (372)

Price Range: $$

La Papillotte

⭐️ 4.7 (368)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Le Havre

These are curated, high quality experiences in Le Havre hosted by locals!

Horseback riding between land and sea

Alpaca immersion and Normandy excursion

Kayak ride

Moroccan Vegetarian Tajine-Culinary Experience

Visit of Honfleur with a Normand guide

Bike ride Deauville & Trouville

Pierre, tell me more about Honfleur

A taste of Normandy, Honfleur market food tour

Honfleur and the Normandy countryside

A journey back in time on the water

End your night in some of the best bars in Le Havre

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Le Havre, curated exclusively for you.

Le Trappist

⭐️ 4.4 (1256)

Price Range: $$

Black Café

⭐️ 4.2 (1015)

Price Range: $$

Mc Daid's

⭐️ 4.5 (612)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.3 (392)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (293)

Price Range: $$

Le vent couvert

⭐️ 4.5 (283)

Price Range: $$

Au Fût et à mesure Le Havre

⭐️ 4.4 (247)

Price Range: $$

Bar La Chapelle

⭐️ 4.5 (210)

Price Range: $$

News Bar

⭐️ 4.3 (202)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.7 (198)

Price Range: $$

Bar Le Vinyl

⭐️ 4.5 (186)

Pick from the best places to stay in Le Havre

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Le Havre you've come to the right place.

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Check out these bookable attractions in Le Havre

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Le Havre.

The Étretat Gardens Admission

Calvados Tasting Experience

The Gardens of Etretat Entrance Ticket

Customized Private Tour of Le Havre

Guided Vintage Sidecar Tour of Deauville

Bachelorette Party Photography Shoot in Deauville

Vintage Sidecar Ride on Côte Fleurie

Canadian D-Day Private Tour from Le Havre

D-Day Beaches Private Guided Tour from Le Havre

Private Versailles Tour from Le Havre

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Le Havre?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Restaurant Les Enfants Sages

⭐️ 4.2 (1642)

Price Range: $$$

Jean-Luc Tartarin

⭐️ 4.7 (611)

Price Range: $$$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the modernist Eglise Saint-Joseph: This breathtaking church is a must-see in le-Havre. It was built in the 1950s, to a modernist design, and features remarkable stained glass windows, mosaics and sculptures, making it one of the most striking sites in the city.
  2. Explore the Normandy Beaches: Take a day trip to explore Normandy's historic beaches, the site of the Allied landings that ended World War II. You can explore the bunkers, gun emplacements and dunes that still mark the scene of this iconic moment in history.
  3. Check out the Port of le-Havre: This extensive port city is home to a unique and lively mix of cultures, making it an exciting place to visit. You can explore the city's neighborhoods, take in the harbor views, and enjoy a wide selection of restaurants and cafes.

Le Havre is a beautiful seaport city in France, renowned for its appealing sites and pleasant climate, making it ideal for tourists. The most popular time for visiting is early July to early August when the sun is out, temperatures are mild and the sky is cloudless, perfect for sightseeing and outdoor activities. However, the city still serves as a great destination throughout the year; otherwise you can also visit in spring and autumn when it's less crowded and accommodation is cheaper.

Le Havre offers an abundance of activities for a memorable visit in France. Two to three days is the ideal amount of time to explore the city's attractions including the Musée des Beaux-Arts, natural sights such as the Plage de Gonfreville and the Jardin des Plantes, plus the harbor's renowned fish market. Take time to enjoy the delicious cuisine of the region, which features flavors of Normandy, and immerse yourself in the culture.

Le Havre is an easily accessible city with a wide range of transportation options. The most popular and most practical ways to get around the city is by foot, bicycle, or public transportation. Le Havre has a bus network that is primarily run by the Rouen Metropole, and there is also an extensive tramway system with convenient stops located all around the city. Additionally, ridesharing with rental cars and cyclists are widely popular.

Le Havre is a great destination for children, with plenty of activities to entertain and educate. Kids can enjoy the beaches with sports courts galore, and the aquarium with a range of local and exotic fish. There's also the Sea and Oceans Museum, perfect for exploring maritime history and getting hands-on with interactive displays. And don't forget to explore the docks, where kids can board replica vessels and learn to sail.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Le Havre. To start off we'd have to mention DAY'S BAR DANSANT LE HAVRE, Cyclamen'Bar, W WINE BAR. Check out our page on the best bars in Le Havre.

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