Visiting Honfleur is traveling back in time through this beautiful preserved old town.
Best kown for its old dock ” Le Vieux Bassin “, the charming facades and the narrow paved streets of this ancient maritime city evoke an almost mediaeval atmosphere.
Still a fishing port and now a popular yacht harbour, this town has preserved its rich artistic and historic heritage with its picturesque streets, monuments, traditional buildings, museums, churches and museums.
Surrounding this 15th and 16th century church, we will discover narrow cobbled streets, art galleries, boutiques and traditional craft shops.
The Saint-Catherine Church was built by shipwrights and is the largest wooden church in France.
The Maisons Satie is a musical and visual tribute to the composer Erik Satie who was born in Honfleur in 1866.
An accomplished early 20th century musician, Erik Satie worked with the greatest artists of his time : Braque, Cocteau, Picabia, Picasso ; and…
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lovely photographs, especially houses reflected in water and ‘restaurant le chat qui peche’ – like water colours
Thank you @fashionskyfall 🙂