Le Havre is a city in northern France. It sits at the mouth of the Seine River on the English Channel. After being bombed into oblivion during the World War II Battle of Normandy, the city was rebuilt in an ambitious project by modernist architect Auguste Perret. Buildings like St. Joseph’s Church, “The Volcano” cultural center and the Town Hall reflect his grandiose vision and have garnered the ... read more
city a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. Le Havre is located close to beaches and forests, meaning that outdoor activities are very popular. Grab some cider and cheese (both local specialties) and head into the open air for a picnic!