Dieppe

Travel Guide

A Normandy town whose economy and history have always been closely linked to the sea, Dieppe is a dynamic place with a surprising amount to offer holidaymakers.

Dieppe is a port town of art and history. Protected by cliffs, Dieppe is a seaside resort whose economy is primarily built on the four ports in the town centre: trade, fishing, leisure and cross-Channel services. There are a number of ferries that operate between Dieppe and the UK and the town is very popular with its British neighbours.

With its rich history as a major port since the 12th century, numerous explorers and corsairs set sail from the town to explore the high seas. The town has retained some of the architectural treasures from its golden age, notably the sailors' area of Le Pollet and its distinctive houses.

There's something for everyone in Dieppe! Start your cultural visit to Dieppe at the Château musée, which recounts the town's maritime history and is home to works by Braque, Picasso and Boudin. Next, explore the churches of Saint Jacques and Saint Rémi, before heading to place du Puits salé or the Cité de la mer. Don't forget to visit the Porte des Tourelles, the only remaining vestige of the walls dating back to the 14th century.

Of course, what would a visit to Dieppe be without taking a stroll along its mile-long beach promenade? You can also stay for the herring festival (in November) or the international kite festival (held every two years).

Enjoying an oceanic climate, Dieppe has the closest beach to Paris, just over 100 miles away. There are lots of places to visit in the local area, such as the Château de Miromesnil, the birthplace of the writer Guy de Maupassant, and the Château d'Arques, the site of many historic battles.

Close to many Normandy landmarks and a gateway to England, Dieppe is a town worth spending time in to get to know its rich history and to make the most of what it has to offer.

ibis budget Dieppe Centre Port
ibis budget Dieppe Centre Port
2 out of 5
8 Boulevard Du General, De Gaulle, Dieppe
Fully refundable
The price is £47 per night from 1 Jan to 1 Jan
Located in the heart of Dieppe, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Saint Jacques Church, Villa Perrotte and Casino of Dieppe. Dieppe Beach and Chateau ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (254 reviews)
"I really liked the modern and minimalist design of the room. My only niggle is that the full length mirror in my room was very dirty, and must have been missed by housekeeping."

Reviewed on 6 Aug 2021

ibis budget Dieppe Centre Port
Mercure Dieppe La Présidence
Mercure Dieppe La Présidence
4 out of 5
The price is £76 per night from 17 Dec to 17 Dec
Situated in Dieppe, this beach hotel is steps away from Casino of Dieppe, Le Carre and Chateau de Dieppe. Dieppe Beach and Villa Perrotte are also within 10 ...
4.1/5 Very Good! (367 reviews)
Excellent
"Très agréable séjour au Mercure de Dieppe pour un séjour pour le travail, je recommande"

Reviewed on 22 Jun 2021

Mercure Dieppe La Présidence
Villa Castel Chambres D'hôtes B&B
Villa Castel Chambres D'hôtes B&B
6 rue de Chastes, Dieppe, Normandy
The price is £115 per night from 21 Dec to 21 Dec
Situated in Dieppe, this bed & breakfast is within a 5-minute walk of Chateau de Dieppe and Villa Perrotte. Casino of Dieppe and Saint Jacques Church are also ...
4.7/5 Exceptional! (3 reviews)
Parfait pour un séjour au calme et romantique.
"Belle chambre avec suite. Calme. Literie de qualité. Petit déjeuner copieux. Des conseils sur des villages à visiter TRES utiles."

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Villa Castel Chambres D'hôtes B&B
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
THE STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DIEPPE WHARF
THE STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DIEPPE WHARF
Dieppe, Normandy
The price is £242 per night from 6 Dec to 6 Dec
Situated in Dieppe, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Estran Cite de la Mer and Dieppe Beach. Saint Jacques Church and Casino of Dieppe are ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (2 reviews)
Klein verblijf maar prachtige blik over de haven
"Was snel gemaakt; betaling gemakkelijk, borg betaald en weer retour gekregen. Minpunt : voor een week verblijf weinig handdoeken, maar die hadden we bij ons en allerlei tv-programma’s, franstaling, libanees, kuweit,, marokkaans, maar geen duits laat staan belgische of nederlandse zenders te ..."

Reviewed on 19 Nov 2021

THE STUDIO AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DIEPPE WHARF
Cozy Studio Le Blainville in Dieppe
Cozy Studio Le Blainville in Dieppe
Dieppe, Normandy
The price is £251 per night from 7 Dec to 7 Dec
Situated on the beach, this romantic apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Villa Perrotte, Saint Jacques Church, and Chateau de Dieppe. Casino of ...
5/5 Exceptional! (1 review)
Bien
"Très bien"

Reviewed on 18 May 2019

Cozy Studio Le Blainville in Dieppe
Bright apartment le Pollet le Colbert
Bright apartment le Pollet le Colbert
Dieppe, Normandy
This family-friendly Dieppe apartment building is located on the beach, within a 10-minute walk of Saint Jacques Church and Notre Dame de Bonsecours. Estran ...
4.9/5 Exceptional! (109 reviews)
Fantastic apartment and lovely hosts
"A great apartment very well located with views across the harbour. Apartment is spacious and modern, whilst the main building is nice and historic. A lovely combination. Secure cycling for bikes, so great for cyclists. Patricia and Alain were great hosts and made it very easy for check in and check ..."

Reviewed on 9 Sep 2019

Bright apartment le Pollet le Colbert
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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