A trip to Fécamp

 

dsc_7154-hde_wNow we are in Fécamp. A small town with a quite big and interesting harbour. The slideshow has some images taken along the cliff and a few from the harbour. From a photographers perspective, the town itself is not so interesting. but, there are a few restaurants with a fantastic view over the ocean.

Come here in the late afternoon and enjoy the lights in the harbour. You can also watch the fishermen bringing their catch home.

Take care!

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Hiking around Étretat

dsc_6591-e_wFrom Étretat you can walk along the cliffs either north or south. When walking south, you’ll reach the estuary of the river Seine and Le Havre.

In northern direction, you can get to Yport or Fécamp. It’s a very nice path along the cliff. The ocean to your left and farmlands to your right. You can get on the track easily from the promenade of Étretat. On both sides of the beach, there are paths and stairs to reach the top of the cliff.

It’s about 9 km from Étretat to Yport and another 9 km from Yport to Fécamp.

A warning: have an eye for the edge of the cliff. The path is often very near to the edge of the cliff. So, you might come in danger of falling down, when the soil under the grass is rinsed or eroded. A chalk cliff is very soft and gives room to wind and rain very easy.

Take care!

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