Enjoy Upper Normandy

Dieppe is full of history and surrounded by beautiful nature, wonderful beaches and breathtaking cliffs.

  • Privileged location

    Only 3.5 km from the town centre.

  • Close to Dieppe town centre in the heart of Upper Normandy

    The town of Dieppe in the heart of Upper Normandy was the forerunner of the modern seaside resorts and it is nowadays a popular resort that offers many different activities including sports, music and shows. The natural beauty of its coast with the white cliffs and its beaches adds to the charm of this quaint coastal town.

Finding Crocus Dieppe Falaise:

  • By plane

    The closest airport to the hotel is the airport of Rouen some 40km away. There is a train line that links both towns. From the train station you can take a taxi to the hotel, only 3.5 km away

  • By train

    The hotel is situated in Saint Aubin sur Scie, a short taxi ride away from Dieppe’s train station from where you will be able to take a train to Paris or Rouen. From the station you can take a taxi to the hotel, only 3.5 km away

  • By ferry

    There is a ferry service between the town of Dieppe in Upper Normandy and the town of Newhaven in England. There are ferry crossings twice a day leaving to/from Dieppe to Newhaven run by Transmanche Ferries. From Dieppe you can take a taxi to the hotel only 3.5 km away.

  • By car

    From Paris, take the A14 toward Rouen. Exit towards Les Essarts and Rouen on the A13. Travel through Rouen to then take the A150 toward Fecamp/Le Havre/Malaunay/Dieppe. Take N27 towards Dieppe. The journey should last around 2 hours.

  • By bus

    There is a bus station inside the train station in Dieppe. There is a bus between Rouen and Dieppe and many other local buses. From the bus station you can take a taxi to the hotel, only 3.5 km away.

Interesting places

  • The Cliffs

    In Dieppe, the cliffs are worth-seeing. These cliffs are made up of chalk but also of flint (black beds that one notices on cliffs) will give by blowing in the rollers. After the crumbling, the blocks of chalk are quickly eroded. On the other hand, the pieces of flints, very resistant, will erode very slowly by bearing and little by little will swell to become rollers.

    Dieppe’s beach, made of rollers, is place on the cost called d’Albâtre and is very famous since the First Empire. In fact, at that time, the Duchesse of Berry visited the region and loved it, so she promoted it when she came back. The Albâtre Coast was also the first to welcome the seaside tourism where the most distinguished people joined together to attended concerts, balls and casinos in order to stay amused.

  • Dieppe Castle

    It was the Governor’s residence and a stronghold of resistance against English domination as early as the Middle Ages. From the top of the towers you can enjoy a wonderful view of the town and sea.

  • The commercial port

    A port that imports mainly fruit from the Yvory Coast and vegetables from Morocco.

  • Dieppe Museum

    Situated in the castle, this maritime and art museum keeps an outstanding collection of carved ivory pieces carried out by local craftsmen using the tusks imported from Africa through Dieppe’s port.

  • Fishing port

    Dieppe is still a traditional fishing town and you will be able to enjoy seeing boats coming back from their daily work as well as the everyday routine of a fully working fishing port.

  • Church of St James

    Building started in 1250 but the church has been modified on several occasions over the centuries, hence a variety of styles.

  • Château de Miromesnil

    The impressive palace that belonged to the Marquis de Miromesnil, Louis XVI’s Keeper of the Seals.

  • Tourelles Gate

    The last survivor of the five gates of the 15C fortifications is in good condition and now stands in front of the casino.

  • Pollet Quarter

    Pollet, the traditional fishermen‘s quarter is situated at the foot of the cliff with the same name (access by the mobile Eiffel bridges). At the foot of the cliff, visitors will notice the old troglodyte dwellings, now closed.

  • ESTRAN

    The Scientific and Technical Space devoted to Aquatic and Navigation Resources (ESTRAN), situated in the centre of this former fishing quarter, has been set up to describe and explain to visitors the various professions linked to the sea in this region.