Discover Falaise Etretat

Etretat is one of the jewels of the Alabaster Coast. Its chalk cliffs, sometimes with unusual shapes, invite you to let your imagination wander…

An ideal destination for a romantic weekend by the sea.

Camping les Peupliers is located 1H20 from Etretat. During your stay at the campsite, Etretat is the opportunity for a beautiful day trip to discover its famous chalk cliffs.

The city of Arsène Lupin will delight you with its original heritage and full of charm. The city is certainly the highlight of a discovery of the Alabaster Coast during your camping holiday. The city stretches gently with its beautiful facades between two massive cliffs.

What to see and do in Etretat?

The cliffs of Etretat

During your stay do camping near Etretat you will certainly be fascinated by the small seaside town. Of course, the majestic spectacle of the cliffs will be the first stop. You will visit for example the cliff of Amont which offers without doubt one of the most beautiful views of the city of Etretat. From the top of this limestone promontory, one discovers opposite the cliff of Aval and its famous needle. One finds there a very pretty chapel. For lovers of great walks in the open air, the path of the customs officers that passes through the Cap d’Antifer and the cliffs downstream and the Manneporte is the guarantee of a magnificent hike.

The gardens of Etretat

This is a nice visit to Etretat. These gardens are located on the cliff of Amont. Originally, Claude Monet discovered the beauty of the cliffs in this space, which was not yet a garden, which inspired his famous series of painters on the city. The owner of the place, a famous actress of the time, created a garden which was then completely redesigned in 2015 by Alexander Ginko. It is an amazing park made of thematic gardens intertwined on a gentle slope, a magical place conducive to daydreams.

The Old Market and the Salamander Manor

Do not miss the old market of the city of Etretat, its old wooden buildings with old charm and its markets. You will find something to discover the delicious local gastronomy and you can stroll through shops and stalls. A stone’s throw from the market, you will discover the spectacular Salamander Manor that rises above the street like a vast wooden vessel. This building was built at the end of the 19th century in Lisieux before being dismantled and reassembled here in Etretat. It is today a hotel.

Le Clos Lupin

This is the unmissable visit to Etretat during your camping stay on the Normandy coast. Le Clos is located not far from the city center. It was the Maurice Leblanc residence from 1915 to 1939. Here he wrote the 19 volumes of the adventures of Arsène Lupin. The house is now a museum dedicated to the gentleman burglar. The visit is necessary. She will seduce you with her playful journey full of puzzles to solve.