Dieppe

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  • 10 out of 10

    The service is good and quick. They had no diesel cars left, but we could choose from several gasoline cars. The only minus - too many scratches on all doors, roof ...

    2013-11-26
    Andrey
  • 10 out of 10

    It was a little unclear at first after coming through passport control in the arrival hall, but found the rental place very quickly, bus service ok. Service was excellent, very friendly person, taking the time to explain the contract. I knew about the full tank of petrol, which I don't like, but have to accept. Also the insurance was explained. The car hire was very cheap so I wasn't expecting too much, the car had a few marks on it, but was in perfect working order. Tires could do with a renewal soon. The car was clean, radio working,so all in all I was happy.

    2013-11-26
    Marijke Phillips
  • 10 out of 10

    Very good service.

    2013-11-27
    Frank Hemsworth
  • 10 out of 10

    Yes everything was good

    2013-11-27
    Susan O

A Quick Guide to... Dieppe

Dieppe is a town in the Seine-Maritime department of France. It?s a small town just 12 square kilometers in land area and with a population of just under 35,000 people. The town of Dieppe is known around the world for the scallops found on the coast. Although small, the town enjoys a good tourism industry, partly due to the ferry service running between Newhaven in England and Dieppe. At the beginning of the 11th century, texts refer to the town as a tiny fishing settlement and was one of the spoils of the Hundred?s year War. In fact, all though history Dieppe has been a hotly contested area during wars in the region up until the last time during World War II which became known as the Dieppe Raid.

Many of the tourists to the town come to Dieppe for one of two reasons. The first is the pebbled beach in the area and the other more popular reasons are the historic buildings and sights, the two biggest of which are the Ch?teau de Dieppe and the Square du Canada.

The Ch?teau de Dieppe is a picturesque castle inside the town ? the type of castle that children might draw if they were asked to draw a castle, with circular towers and high stone walls. Its construction was completed in 1188 and destroyed just 7 years later. It stood largely as ruins for the next 300 years until the mid-1400s when it was rebuilt and restored and again expanded a hundred years later. Today it is open to visitors who enjoy the classic castle style design and the passionate tour guides that take them through the castle?s history.

The second large tourist attraction, the Square du Canada is near the Ch?teau de Dieppe and is built around a monument in honor of the close ties the town has with Canada. All around the square there are recorded events that took place throughout history and it serves as a strong reminder of the hardships and triumphs of the town.

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