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“the cliff”(70 reviews)
“both sides”(28 reviews)
“pebble beach”(24 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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76790 Etretat, France
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All reviews the cliff both sides pebble beach white cliffs breathtaking views walk up worth the trip sunny day day trip small church golf course high tide take your time claude monet nice walk coastal town both directions
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We drove to the top of the cliffs and parked in the lot by the church. The wind was blowing so hard that I was concerned about my mother (who is 84 and weighs just 125) would get blown off the cliffs! I had her...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank jguerin77
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is a really haeaven in the edge of the world. By the tim we were in Etrotat it was really windy and cold but it is worth a visit in a life time. The village itself is really beutiful and charming! Coming again in...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank emmahans
Reviewed February 13, 2019

breathtaking views! the walk is not difficult.... rather steep, but a slow stroll up the views will take you breath away. make time to walk the many pathways along the cliffs.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank SharonB4738
Reviewed December 28, 2018

I had always seen photos of this place and wondered if i would ever be able to make it there and one fine day i did! It was more than i had expected.. This is place is simply beautiful. Its a pebble beach ie no...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Prachi J
Reviewed December 17, 2018 via mobile

Lucky to be in Étretat on a sunny crisp winter day. No tourists and cliff walk to ourselves. Low winter light made cliffs glow with green. Imagine it would be unpleasant at peak tourism season or in the rain.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank STM666
Reviewed November 18, 2018

The cliffs of Etretat are probably the most spectacular in Europe. The sea water sculptured in the limestone rocks fantastic shapes.. The beach is covered by pebbles which have the size of a goose's egg. The views are incredible!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

Absolutely, totally loved walking to the top of the cliff! Changes in colour and in season from one moment to the next! Almost surreal! No wonder Claude Monet was inspired by the place! Fabulous! Tiring but worth it! Soooooo many photos!!!! Great in autumn as...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank mmeriennekerry
Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

Étretat is a French commune located in the department of Seine-Maritime in Normandie. Once a modest fishing village, it has become a renowned seaside resort by virtue of its magnificent and unrivaled palisades with awesome views from the soaring cliffs rising from the sea. I...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Joseph M
Reviewed November 4, 2018

We arranged a tour to the cliffs. The Cliffs our impressive but I would not consider this a must see. The weather is integral to enjoying this site. From the beach we did not have enough time to walk all the way to the top...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Manuel B
Reviewed October 15, 2018

I doubt there is any place else in the world like the Falaise d'Etretat. I took the walk along the path, starting at the beach and heading up and across La Falaise d'Aval. These white stone cliffs rise like behemoths from the water in shapes...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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June 29, 2018|
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Response from Olivia A | Reviewed this property |
We also went to the west side and had an amazing time. We took a pic nic with us and sat at the top where we enjoyed lunch and the beautiful view
March 29, 2018|
Response from 754heidir | Reviewed this property |
I’d park in the center of town right by the beach. That way you’d be close to both cliff sides.
December 9, 2017|
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Response from Ginny Z | Reviewed this property |
You can walk everywhere in Etretat. It is very small. We parked our car and never moved it the whole weekend. Enjoy!