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Map of Upper Normandy
Upper Normandy (French: Haute-Normandie) is an administrative region of northern France, part of Normandy, located between the capital city Paris and the English Channel.
- Rouen — the historical capital of the region
- Les Andelys — an historic medieval town, the site of a remarkable castle and churches
- Clères — a small village, with a zoological park, and an automobile museum
- Dieppe — seaside resort, ferries to England and site of a disastrous WW2 landing by the allies
- Etretat — world-famous arches in chalk cliffs
- Évreux — the prefecture capital
- Giverny — site of the house of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet
- Le Havre
- Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville — abbey church with restored gardens and art exhibitions
- Vascœuil — small restored château with art exhibitions and permanent open-air sculptures
The lower valley of the River Seine runs through this region, which combines the administrative départments of Eure and Seine-Maritime.
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