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Upper Normandy

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Upper Normandy
Location
Carte Localisation Région France Haute-Normandie.png
Quick Facts
Capital Rouen
Government French Region
Currency Euro (€)
Area 12,317 km2
Population 1,915,000
Language French(Official), Norman
Religion n/a
Electricity 220..230V, 50Hz. Outlets: CEE7/5 (protruding male earth pin), accepting CEE 7/5 (Grounded), CEE 7/7 (Grounded) or CEE 7/16 (non-grounded) plugs
Time Zone UTC +1 and UTC +2(DST)

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.

Cities

  • 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
  • Jumièges
  • Saint-Martin-de-Boscherville — abbey church with restored gardens and art exhibitions
  • Vascœuil — small restored château with art exhibitions and permanent open-air sculptures

Other destinations

  • Le Crevierit — beautiful valleys and apple orchards
  • Seine Valley — fantastic scenery along the meanders of the Seine

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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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  • Get centered at Tapovan Normandy: Yoga & Ayurvedic Massage Centre. Hameau de Anneville, 76540 Sassetot le Mauconduit. +33 1 45 77 90 59. Between Fécamp (12 km) and Dieppe (43 km). 60 km from Le Havre and Rouen. Set in a peaceful natural setting, this ayurvedic centre offers week-long treatments and trainings in various ayurvedic arts: Hatha & nada yoga, reiki, ayurvedic/oil massage, Shirodhara (oil treatments), vegetarian cooking, pre/post-natal massage, etc. An international colloquium is hosted in May. Closed in winter.

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