If Normandy is the birthplace of the Impressionist movement, Le Havre has a special place in its history… discover the sites that symbolise this creative movement as you fly over the cliffs of the Côte d'Albâtre .The Impressionists had a very good reason to be particularly fond of Le Havre as this is where the movement was born in 1873, when Claude Monet painted "Impression, sunrise".
Nowadays, the MuMa hosts the second biggest Impressionist collection after the Orsay Museum. It has become an unmissable stop for art lovers. A vast steel and glass construction open to the sea, it captures the very special light that bathes the “Porte Oéane” (Gateway to the Ocean, as Le Havre is known), and it is notably this striking light and the unique estuary skies that inspired so many painters. Paintings by Monet, Courbet, Pissarro, Sisley, Boudin, Renoir and Degas line the walls of the Museum.
After examining every little detail of these works of art, your next stop will be the aerodrome. Aboard a light aircraft, you will fly over the cliffs of the Côte d’Albâtre to Etretat during 30 unforgettable minutes and once back on the ground, you will return to your hotel in the city centre with so many images to remember…... read more