Falaise d'Etretat, Etretat

Discover the majestic chalk cliffs of Falaise d'Etretat, which inspired artists like Eugène Boudin, Gustave Courbet, and Claude Monet. These world-renowned cliffs are home to many species of plant and animal life, including seabirds such as herring gulls, arctic fulmars, and peregrine falcons. At low tide, you can walk out onto the beach and see oyster beds dating back to the 17th century. Look for a hole in a cliff known as "trou à l'homme." Sea cabbage and red grass are protected species that grow along the coast. Many caves line the coast, with several that are accessible only by boat during calm weather. Make Falaise d'Etretat a centerpiece of your Etretat vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Etretat trip planning site .
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  • October 6, 2017
    The famous cliffs painted by Monet. The adventures of Arsène Lupin, localized. A nice walk. But good attention to learn about the tide times.
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  • October 5, 2017
    Be viewed equally well from the beach. Highly recommended. At the top of the Hill has, of course, better views.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Stroll on the Opal Coast and circulating in the area it was a very nice and pleasant relaxing and peaceful, after a year of work it really was a pleasure to spend time in this framework
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  • October 8, 2017
    Nice view
  • June 13, 2017
    A very small little "overrated", but very very nice in the summer.
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  • August 16, 2017
    Majestic
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  • August 16, 2017
    German souvenir
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  • May 27, 2017
    Beautiful simply
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