Discover Falaise Etretat

The Cliffs of Etretat

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

An ideal destination for a romantic weekend by the sea.

Les Peupliers campsite is located 1H20 from Etretat. During your stay at the campsite, Etretat is the perfect place for a day trip to discover its famous chalk cliffs.

The city of Arsène Lupin will delight you with its original and charming heritage. The town is certainly the highlight of a discovery of the Côte d’Albâtre during your camping holiday. The city stretches out nicely with its beautiful facades between two massive cliffs.

What to see and do in Etretat?

The Cliffs of Etretat

During your stay at a campsite near Etretat you will certainly be fascinated by the small seaside town. Of course, the majestic cliffs are the first thing you will see. For example, you can visit the Amont cliff, which undoubtedly offers one of the most beautiful views of the town of Etretat. From the top of this limestone promontory, you can see the Downstream cliff and its famous needle. There is a very pretty chapel. For lovers of long walks in the open air, the customs path which passes by the Cap d’Antifer and the Aval and Manneporte cliffs is the guarantee of a magnificent hike.

The gardens of Etretat

This is a very nice visit to Etretat. These gardens are located on the cliffs of Amont. Originally, Claude Monet discovered the beauty of the cliffs in this area, which was not yet a garden, and this inspired his famous series of paintings of the town. The owner, a famous actress of the time, created a garden here which was later completely redesigned in 2015 by Alexander Ginko. It is an astonishing park made up of thematic gardens intertwined on a gentle slope, a magical place conducive to reverie.

The old market and the Salamander manor

Don’t miss the old market in the town of Etretat, with its charming old wooden buildings and market halls. Here you can sample the delicious local cuisine and stroll from stall to stall. Just a stone’s throw from the market is the spectacular Salamander Manor House, which rises above the street like a vast wooden vessel. This building was erected at the end of the 19th century in Lisieux before being dismantled and reassembled here in Etretat. It is now a hotel.

Le Clos Lupin

This is a must-see in Etretat during your camping holiday on the Normandy coast. Le Clos is located not far from the town centre. It was the home of Maurice Leblanc 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. A visit is a must. You will be seduced by its playful tour full of enigmas to solve.