Front de mer au Havre

Live in Le Havre

A surprising city 

Le Havre and its region are full of surprises that make the everyday life more enjoyable, unlike the prejudices still widespread against the city.


A 2-km long beach in the town centre

  • 5-min away from the City Hall by walk, accessible by the tramway
  • All the watersports available: sailing, paddle, kitesurf, rowing, canoe-kayak...
  • A lively seafront during summer: cafés and restaurants, skate park, jazz and street art festivals...
  • Near famous seaside towns such as Deauville, Trouville, Etretat, Honfleur…


Easy moves


  • One of the shortest average commuting time in France (19 min vs 26 min for comparable conurbations and 36 min for Paris region)
  • Awarded by "40 millions d'automobilistes" association as the best French city of more than 100,000 inhabitants for driving 
  • A dense and multimodal transport network: tramway, buses, funicular, regional train, transport on demand…
  • 110-km bike paths


One of the greenest cities in France


  • 750-ha of gardens and parks into the city, more than 40 m² per resident
  • 300-km hiking paths into Le Havre conurbation
  • Exceptional ecosystems: the Seine estuary natural reserve, "Boucles de la Seine Normande" regional nature park


Culture, sport, going-out…


  • Among 450 sport associations
  • Muma (Modern Art museum), the 2nd biggest impressionnist collection after the Orsay museum (Paris)
  •  Le Havre city centre and Etretat hikes both listed to the UNESCO World Heritage
  • Le Havre and Fécamp classified "Town of Art and History"
  • Music, cinema and street art festivals 

Welcome and support for newly-arrived employees : F.A.R.E. by CCI

FARE by CCI is a device set up by the CCI Seine Estuaire to facilitate professional mobility.

It supports employees from outside to facilitate their integration in the territory: presentation and visit of the territory, support in the search for housing, for the employment of the spouse, in the choice of schools and care methods ...



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