The church of St. Valéry in Varengeville-sur-Mer on the Normandy coast is picturesquely situated on top of a cliff. Alongside it, there are magnificent views over the sea far below and of the Normandy coastline with its high chalk cliffs which, not surprisingly, attracted many artists to this spot. Georges Braque designed a stained glass window for the church and is buried in the churchyard. Claude Monet painted the church and its surroundings several times. Here’s an attempt of catching it in a watercolour myself.