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Normandy: Les Jardins d'Etretat Self-Guided Visit

1. Normandy: Les Jardins d'Etretat Self-Guided Visit

Visit the Les Jardins d’Etretat which combines classical gardening methods with neo-futuristic architectural vision. Discover a complex of seven gardens, each of them with their own character, purpose, atmosphere, range of plants, and sculptures. Appreciate the natural beauty of Normandy embodied in plants of different forms and shapes representing the waves of the English Channel, oyster farms, rock formations, and arches of the Alabaster coast. Les Jardins d'Étretat is also an open-air museum of contemporary art, which features a unique collection of objects. In addition to the permanent collection, explore the various temporary exhibitions of contemporary sculpture. The modern art collections are in the architectural core of the garden and represent its artistic integrity. Step out on the main terrace of Les Jardins d'Étretatwhich provides a panoramic view of the ocean and Etretat Cliffs. Iconic artist Claude Monet spent many long hours at this place working on his series of paintings. Explore the garden at your own pace. At the entrance, you will receive an information plan which will help you to discover each part of this wonderful site.

Étretat: CoupleAdventure: fun game, challenges and city walk

2. Étretat: CoupleAdventure: fun game, challenges and city walk

You can choose English or German language for this self guided outdoor activity. You will download an app and all content (in English or German) in advance and then start your activity. Explore Étretat through an unusual, but fun adventure. Take part in an interactive smartphone game with your partner that will help you get to know each other even better. Unlock clues to your next destination by taking on tasks and answering tricky and funny questions about each other. Begin your game in the city center and allow the app to guide you from there. Receive instructions about how to move through the area and design your own route. Challenge yourself and your partner by acting as a team to solve even the trickiest questions and situational puzzles. Enjoy a special outdoor date and create long-lasting memories as a couple. Step away from mainstream sightseeing and create your own adventure. Take advantage of the bonus tasks to keep playing even after the city exploration game is over. Please notice: You will explore the area, but this city or its sights are not connected to the content of this outdoor adventure game.

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4.5 / 5

based on 98 reviews

Beautiful garden, the only problem is that finding a parking space is a big challenge as the street is open only to residents. Put on comfortable shoes for the climb and enjoy the view!

This garden is a must-do in Etretat. Very well-maintain and good balance between the greenery and the art.

It is a beautiful a garden worth the the time to visit and it has amazing views of the Etretat cliffs .

It's worth the cost to go and see and beyond that very nice hike to do

Very beautiful landscape and an exceptional garden