The chalk cliffs of Étretat, Normandy, France
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Where are these magnificent cliffs?. The chalk cliffs of Etretat, Normandy, France
Once only known for being the site where one of the most ambitious military attacks in history of the Second World War, the Battle of Normandy, was set in motion on June 6, 1944, today's Normandy in France is a far cry from the trenches and minefields of war. The region is a beautiful destination, drawing travellers from around the world looking to sample fragrant camembert cheese while feasting their eyes on the lush landscapes that inspired the great Impressionist painters.
The Chalk Cliffs of Etretat in Normandy are a natural wonder renowned for their beauty and dramatic landscapes. These majestic cliffs, sculpted by centuries of wind and sea erosion, rise dramatically from azure-coloured waters. With their iconic arches and needle-like formations, the cliffs of Etretat have inspired countless artists, writers and visitors throughout history.