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Discover the majestic chalk cliffs of Falaises 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 Falaises d'Etretat a centerpiece of your Etretat vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Etretat trip planning site.
Falaises d'Etretat reviews
Don't expect an idyllic experience. It's so busy (and this was during covid). Difficult to find a parking spot, even on the huge parking lot outside of town. The coast line is very beautiful. We... more »
The entire coastline is beautiful. There are many towns along the cliffs and they are all lovely. We loved veules les roses a bit further north. more »
I really enjoyed every moment. It so was so beautiful
Magnificent and fantastic!
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