Updated on 23 June 2021
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Ideally located half way along the Normandy coast and just two hours from Paris by train or car, Le Havre is a port enthusiastically open to the world that has developed its position as a modern, innovative business tourism destination.
The town is very well linked, has a hotel capacity of 2,200 rooms and boasts a wide range of high-quality venues available in the city centre, capable of hosting up to 2,100 people.
Le Havre has so many unexpected sides
Visionary architects Perret, Niemeyer and Nouvel helped Le Havre gain UNESCO World Heritage status. This city by the sea has shown a pioneering spirit in many domains. It boasts France’s second most significant Impressionist collection, on show at the extraordinary harbour-side glass and steel MuMa museum, hanging gardens above the Seine Estuary, and a two-kilometre-long beach. Le Havre has so many unexpected sides, attracting visitors to this proudly modern city.
As the main harbour at the mouth of the Seine Valley and the leading French port for container traffic, Le Havre has many specialists who’ve developed exceptionally skilled know-how in numerous areas, notably port logistics.
Le Havre’s Zone Industrielle Portuaire is one of France’s major industrial zones, home to varied specialist sectors, including aeronautics, cars, chemicals, energy and engineering…