The Carousel of Honfleur!

Ok folks lets keep it Honfleur, a wonderful town, and very popular for good reasons. We love to come here ever since the early 90’s and then it became nostalgic and sentimental many souvenirs and waiting to get back as each year.

This is one of the sights you see first when you get to the vieux basin or old harbor in Honfleur and the nice building facing it is the city/town hall! There it is indeed for the young and old and young in you, the carousel or Carrousel de Honfleur.


Let me tell you a bit as not a favorite of the tourist office there.

The Honfleur carousel, well known to locals, has been installed every year since 1995 in front of the city/town hall. Its pretty wooden horses delight children but also adults, who traditionally gather around this merry-go-round. It is a copy of the carousels of the 1900s, made up of wooden horses.


The carousel is present from May to October in the city, before leaving to get a makeover during the winter.  The carousel is open every day from 10h to 19h30. Variable closing times in July and August: sometimes until 23h. Located at Place de la Mairie. A look at night too


For lack of brochures here is youtube video a bit old but rather nice on the  Carousel me think

There is one webpage need to tell you even if it is repeated from my previous posts on Honfleur. Hope it helps you plan your trip here which is a must for more than the carousel are

The tourist office of Honfleur on practical information in English: Tourist office of Honfleur practical information

And there you go by now an institution in the harbor area of Honfleur, good for the whole family; enjoy it as we do.

And remember, happy travels, good health, and many cheers to all!!!

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3 Comments to “The Carousel of Honfleur!”

  1. Such a pretty spot!

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