Le Tréport on the border of Normandy and Picardy is a small working fishing port and a seaside resort; it is a popular holiday spot for Parisians. Le Tréport nestles at the base of the highest chalk cliffs in Europe. The harbour at the mouth of the river Brisle has cafes and restaurants; you can wander around the harbour areas and watch the fishermen and fishing boats going about their daily business. The resort has a long shingle beach which borders the high chalk cliffs. The cliffs are accessible from the lower part of town by 365 steps.
You can explore the streets of the old town yourselves or take a guided tour of the cliffs and beach there is also a tourist road train offering guided tours of the resort and visits nearby Mer les Bains and the town of Eu. You should take a walk to the Calvaire de Terrace where you will see some excellent views of the Bresle valley.
A visit to the superb 16th century St. Jacques church it, dominates the harbour you will see the delicately carved vaulting. The former jail has been turned into a museum where you can learn the history of the old town.
Le Tréport has many visitor attractions nearby and within easy reach it does get busy in the popular summer months and at weekends. You may be interested in visiting the town of Eu with its listed monuments and old buildings; the town has a Beautiful Gothic church you may want to see. The Bresle Valley famous for its glass industry, you can visit the museums and learn the glassmaking traditions.
The forest stretches along the Brest River between Normandy and Picardy, tall beech trees cover a large area and there are giant oaks, you will see cherry and wild pear among other species, you may want to take the opportunity of enjoying one of the many walks in this area. You can if you prefer book a guided tour of the forest and town.
If you enjoy seaside resorts on your holiday break you should visit the resort of Mers, it has some enjoyable sea-food restaurants you may want to try. Nearby Le Crotoy have some nice sandy beaches where you can relax and unwind.
Normandy can offer holiday attractions and activities to suit most people including horse-riding, water sports, walking, swimming as well as beautiful beaches, historical sights, forest and gardens for you to explore.
You can enjoy panoramic views, châteaux and museums the choice is yours. Normandy may inspire you as it has many artists through the years.