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Plage du Butin

Cote de la Croix Rouge, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Conveniently located to Honfleur centre

We cycled the 10 or so minutes along a safe cycle path to this beach a couple of times. It is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Camilla M
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Outwood, United Kingdom
better than reviewed here

watch the ships roll lazily in, and watch the ships roll lazily away, this is a sandy beach... read more

Reviewed 15 June 2017
relbourn
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London
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  • Excellent10%
  • Very good24%
  • Average41%
  • Poor16%
  • Terrible9%
1 week ago
“Conveniently located to Honfleur centre”
6 Apr 2017
“Ok but much better beaches nearby”
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Cote de la Croix Rouge, 14600, Honfleur, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We cycled the 10 or so minutes along a safe cycle path to this beach a couple of times. It is sandy and convenient and there's a beach cafe selling snacks, drinks and ice creams. It's not a very pretty beach but it's long and...More

Thank Camilla M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

watch the ships roll lazily in, and watch the ships roll lazily away, this is a sandy beach, suitable for kids, there is parking opposite a road that isn't as busy as its size suggests. We preferred this to Trouville

Thank relbourn
Reviewed 6 April 2017

We walked out along to the point in an effort to get excercise which achieved our intention. The walk is interesting in so far as you can watch the lock gates opening and closing allowing access to and from the Seine. As you walk out...More

Thank Stephen B
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

The beach is an immense emptiness of sand, with great views of the harbor of Le Havre. Strolling up steam the river will give you views of the Pont de Nomandie. Recommended for a nice walk. Easy parking connected to the beach by a pedestrian...More

Thank Guillaume R
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

We were more impressed by this beach than we expected to be. We spent a few hours there on the fringe of the dunes people and boat watching, including the arrival of a cruise ship to Honfleur. Good view of the Ponte de Normandy and...More

Thank Lizzie H
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The views of the cliffs from the beach are great. The same views that are to be seen in many paintings by the impressionist artists in the 1870-1910 period. The views from the walking path along the cliffs are even better (the path goes up...More

Thank BNK40
Reviewed 29 June 2016

A strange beach with a view of the industrial city of Le Havre. Not really a swimming beach but good for searching for dead clams! The tides. Come in and out so you have to be careful of the rising water.

1  Thank ETHKino
Reviewed 9 January 2016 via mobile

It is a long plage, very clean (at the time i was there). Beautifull nature if you can avoid seeing the great port of Le Havre on the other side.

Thank Mitrache F
Reviewed 10 November 2015

I did not know about this beach area. I was just taking a evening walk along the lovely park. I arrived at sunset so I didn't have a lot of time. But this was really a nice walk for those who love nature

Thank Joyce P
Reviewed 21 August 2015 via mobile

Good sandy beach, great with kids. However it is forbidden to swim when the tide is low because of dangerous stream- so check the tides. Also really terrible views of Le Havre industrial harbour. Worth driving down to Trouville.

Thank Rachel L
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