Tréport, Normandy Coast
northernmost town of the
d'Albâtre, is quite old yet still fairly small with a
of around 6,500.
the sprawl ofmodern construction around it, the town retains much of
architectural character. That said, it has
quite developed for tourism and is a busy resort with
lots of partying during the summer. We went there in November and were
happy to have missed the crowds.
The dramatic cliffs of Normandy’s
Côte d'Albâtre, some rising over 120 meters (almost 400 feet), begin
here and stretch
southward to the Cap de la Hève at Le Havre.
north via the adjacent commune
Ville de Mers-les-Bains, one of
the first things we noticed was the popularity of fishing along the
quays that ring Le
Tréport's harbor. The beach is popular with both wind and wave surfers
and there’s also lots of amusements and activities for all ages on both
banks of the Bresle.