La Petite Folie
44 rue Haute.
Tel : +33 (0)6 74 39 46 46
Come to visit us...
- GPS Coordinates : Latitude : 49°25'21" N Longitude : 0°13'52" E
- By car :
From Rouen and Paris : Take the Autoroute A13 to A29 then exit Honfleur
From Le Havre, Calais and Rouen North : Cross the Pont de Normandy then once off the bridge, take your first right at the round point (direction centre ville Honfleur)
Once in Centre Ville Honfleur
Follow the signs to Naturospace (look for small white signs on bottom of poles with a butterfly). At the round point with fountain (large parking lot to your right) turn right. Keep following signs to Naturospace. Continue straight ahead, cross over the bridge (beautiful view of the port with all the restaurants to your left). CONTINUE STRAIGHT AHEAD. At the fork in the road (you will see large white house directly in front of you) stay to the RIGHT of this. This is rue Haute. Continue on rue Haute about 50 meters until you see our sign at 44 Rue Haute on the right hand side. Look for a large cream- colored house with green shutters and a burgundy sign LA PETITE FOLIE next to a large wooden door.
Careful, lots of pedestrians and the photo of our house you see is from the garden! A reminder that on holidays and busy weekends rue Haute can get very busy & difficult to maneuver as there are lots of pedestrians. Please phone in advance so we know when to expect you and again a reminder that our arrivals are between 4-7pm and we are happy to assist you upon arrival.
If you don’t have heavy bags, you may wish to go directly to the free parking lot at Naturospace (behind the house on the Blvd Charles V) about 200 meters from the house) easy walking back to the front entrance at 44 rue Haute.
- By train :
From Paris (St Lazare) to Trouville-Deauville station (about 1hour 45 minutes) Trains direct from Paris or via one change (correspondence) in Lisieux. NOTE THAT THERE ARE NO DIRECT TRAINS TO HONFLEUR Once at the train station Trouville Deauville, you will need to take a connecting bus or taxi from the Trouville Deauville station (about 20 minutes by taxi, 30 minutes by bus vertes (see below). Bus fare approx 6 euros. Taxi fare approx 25 euros.
- By plane :
Aéroport de Deauville Saint-Gatien 10 km from the house
- By ferry :
LD Lines ferry sail from Portsmouth to Le Havre - 11 km from Honfleur.
Brittany Ferries sail from Portsmouth to Caen (45 minutes from Honfleur via A13. There is a Brittany Ferries fast-cat sailing from both Portsmouth and Poole.
Various other ferries sail from ports in the UK to France - e.g. Newhaven to Dieppe & Le Havre being 1hour 20 mins from Honfleur.
We invite you to do a google search on new ferry crossings and pricing as they seem to change almost weekly! Often there are some terrific offers for those of you who book in advance. Try: http://www.directferries.co.uk/portsmouth_le_havre_ferry.htm
- By bus : (from Caen or Trouville Deauville train station)
Bus Verts du Calvados:
Take line 20 from the Deauville Trouville train station then it is an easy walk from the last stop (Gare) to our house (no more than 15 minutes)
Useful contact information :
- Note Use prefix +33 and eliminate first zero when dialing internationally ie Bus verts = +33 2 31 35 90 00
- Bus Verts : 02 31 35 59 00 - Website (in french only)
- Aéroport de Saint-Gratien : 02 31 65 65 65
- Office de tourisme Honfleur : 02 31 89 23 30
- Train station (Gare) SNCF, Deauville/Trouville : 02 31 88 29 90
- Car Ferry, Caen/Ouistreham: 0 825 828 828
- Taxis Honfleur: 02 31 89 18 20 or preferably with our nice taxi driver (limited English but very reliable and friendly) Taxi Pascale +33(0)6 09 90 30 30