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14 Things to Do in Dieppe

Up-to-Date 2024  –  By Culture Francia Team

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What to See & Do

Dieppe Overall Appeal ★★☆☆☆

  Name Appeal Type Visit Cost
01 Ultralight Craft ★★★★★ Flight Tour Paid
02 Dieppe Market ★★★☆☆ Fod Market Self Free
03 Seafront & Dyke + Marina ★★☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
04 Beach ★★☆☆☆ Beach Activities Self Free
05 Château Musée de Dieppe ★★☆☆☆ Panorama + Museum Self Paid
06 Notre-Dame de Bonsecours Chapel ★★☆☆☆ Panorama + Chapel Self Free
07 St. Jacques Church ★☆☆☆☆ Church Self Free
08 St. Remy Church ★☆☆☆☆ Church Self Free
09 August 19th 1942 Memorial ★☆☆☆☆ Memorial - WWII Self Free
10 Estran Museum ★☆☆☆☆ Museum - Maritime Self Paid
11 Pedestrian Street ★☆☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
12 Pollet District ★☆☆☆☆ Walking Around Self Free
13 Tourelles Gate ★☆☆☆☆ Medieval Gate Self Free
14 Dieppe Tourist Train ★☆☆☆☆ City Train Tour Tour Paid

01. Ultralight Craft

An aerial view from an ultralight trike flying over the cliffs and coastline of Dieppe, showing the beach, ocean, and green fields below.

Appeal ★★★★★
Type Flight

Visit Tour
Cost Paid

Experience Dieppe and its region from the skies with an ultralight craft adventure. This thrilling activity provides an aerial perspective of the picturesque landscapes, including the famous cliffs and coastline

02. Dieppe Market

A bustling market scene in Dieppe with people shopping at various stalls selling fresh produce under striped awnings. The market is set against a backdrop of historic buildings.

Appeal ★★★☆☆
Type Food Market

Visit Self or Guided
Cost Free or Paid

Dieppe food market is one of the best in Normandy. Besides fresh food products, there are also various other types of products available.

Saturday morning is when the market is the largest. It also takes place on a smaller scale on Tuesday morning, Thursday morning, and Saturday afternoon.

03. Seafront & Dyke + Marina

The seafront promenade in Dieppe, featuring a wide paved walkway parallel to the beach, with cliffs visible in the background and a clear blue sky.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

Stroll along Dieppe’s seafront and dyke for nice ocean views. A few streets behind, you’ll find the marina where you can also take a walk.

04. Beach

A sunny day at Dieppe beach with a clear blue sky, showing a wide expanse of pebbled shore with people relaxing near the water. Colorful beach huts line the promenade in the foreground.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Beach Activities

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Dieppe Beach is a 1.5 km long stretch of pebbled shoreline.

05. Château Musée de Dieppe

The historic Dieppe Castle, featuring large stone walls and a round turret, with the coastline and beach visible in the background under a clear sky.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Panorama + History Museum

Visit Self
Cost Paid

The Château Musée de Dieppe is a historic castle turned museum, showcasing the town’s maritime history and impressive art collections.

Perched on a cliff, it offers panoramic views of the sea and the town. 

06. Notre-Dame de Bonsecours Chapel

The Notre-Dame de Bonsecours Chapel in Dieppe, featuring gothic architecture with a tall spire, situated near residential houses and a clear blue sky.

Appeal ★★☆☆☆
Type Panorama + Chapel

Visit Self
Cost Free

Notre-Dame de Bonsecours Chapel is a tribute to fishermen lost at sea. This seaside chapel features very colorful stained glass windows.

It also offers a panoramic view of the sea and town from the opposite side relative to the castle.

07. St. Jacques Church

The interior of the Church of Saint-Jacques in Dieppe, showcasing rows of wooden chairs and the central aisle leading to an ornate altar. The gothic architecture is highlighted by the tall columns and arches.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Gothic Church

Visit Self
Cost Free

St. Jacques Church is the main church of Dieppe. It has gothic styles and dates back to the 13th century.

08. St. Remy Church

The façade of the Church of Saint-Rémy in Dieppe, featuring detailed stonework, a clock tower, and surrounding colorful buildings under a cloudy sky.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Gothic Church

Visit Self or Guided
Cost Free or Paid

St. Remy Church dating back to the 16th century blends mainly Gothic and some Renaissance styles.

09. August 19th, 1942 Memorial

The Memorial of August 19, 1942, in Dieppe, featuring an exhibit of historical photographs, documents, and memorabilia related to the Dieppe Raid during World War II.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type WWII Memorial

Visit Self
Cost Free

The August 19, 1942 Memorial commemorates the Dieppe Raid, which was led mostly by Canadian soldiers. The raid failed and saw heavy casualties but taught key lessons for the future D-Day landings.

10. Estran Museum

A detailed model of a wooden ship displayed inside the Estran Museum in Dieppe, with a backdrop of a painted ocean scene and various maritime exhibits.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Maritime Museum

Visit Self
Cost Paid

The Estran Museum offers an engaging exploration of Dieppe’s maritime and natural history. Exhibits include marine biology, local fishing traditions, and the town’s relationship with the sea.

11. Pedestrian Street

The busy Grande Rue in Dieppe, lined with shops and cafes, with people walking and dining outdoors on a sunny day. Banners are strung across the street, adding to the lively atmosphere.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

Grande Rue is Dieppe’s main pedestrian street bustling with shops, cafés, and restaurants.

12. Pollet Disctrict

A quaint street in the Pollet district of Dieppe, with cobblestone pathways and historic brick and stone buildings lining the street.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Walking Around

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Pollet District is one of Dieppe’s oldest neighborhoods, known for its narrow streets and historic charm.

13. Tourelles Gate

The Porte des Tourelles, an ancient stone gateway with round towers, located in Dieppe, surrounded by modern buildings and parked cars.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type Medieval Gate

Visit Self
Cost Free

The Tourelles Gate is a piece of Dieppe’s medieval fortifications. It’s a glimpse into the town’s defensive past.

14. Dieppe Tourist Train

A bright yellow touristic train in Dieppe, with passengers onboard, driving past colorful buildings and a vintage carousel on a sunny day.

Appeal ★☆☆☆☆
Type City Train Tour

Visit Tour
Cost Paid

The Touristic Train offers a convenient way to explore the town.

However, the explanations are only provided in French.

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