The Eure, the History of Normandy

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The Eure, the History of Normandy

Between Paris and the Norman coastline, why not travel the Eure to discover its heritage treasures?
From Prehistory to the Gallo-Roman period, from the Vikings to the birth, and the fall of the Duchy of Normandy with illustrious figures including William the Conqueror, Richard the Lionheart and King Philip II Augustus, from the Hundred Years' War to the French Revolution and from the Industrial Revolution until today, the long and rich history of the Eure is of course rooted in the one of the larger region, Normandy.

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Château du Blanc-Buisson

Chateaux  -  MESNIL-EN-OUCHE

In the Pays d’Ouche in Normandy, visit a castle dating back to the 13th century.

Château de Vascoeuil - Centre d'Art et d'Histoire - Jardin et Parc de sculptures modernes - Musée J.Michelet

Chateaux  -  VASCOEUIL

In Vascoeuil, immerse yourself in art and history in a site granted the certification "Maison des Illustres" (Houses of Illustrious People).


Towns and villages of character  -  SAINT-GEORGES-DU-VIEVRE

Welcome to Saint-Georges-du-Vièvre, a land of mystery and tradition in the heart of the hedgerow country.

Château de Bizy

Chateaux  -  VERNON

In the Seine valley, immerse yourself in the history of a Norman chateau and its illustrious owners.

Museum of Vernon

Museums  -  VERNON

Located 5 km (3 miles) away from Giverny, visit a museum that holds many surprises including two original paintings made by Monet.

Museum of the Beaux-Arts

Museums  -  BERNAY

In Bernay, a city of Art and History, travel through time, from Antiquity until today, thanks to the arts.

Notre-Dame Abbatial Church - Abbey of Bernay

Religious buildings  -  BERNAY

In Bernay, in the heart of Normandy, discover a masterpiece of Romanesque architecture.

Church of Saint-Ouen

Religious buildings  -  PONT-AUDEMER

Saint Ouen's Church in Pont-Audemer, or the fantasy of an uncomplete cathedral.


Towns and villages of character  -  QUILLEBEUF-SUR-SEINE

Explore Quillebeuf-sur-Seine, the river Seine pilots' fief, and its outstanding cultural heritage.

Abbatial Church of Saint-Taurin

Religious buildings  -  EVREUX

Visit Saint Taurinus' Church, a former Norman abbey, in the heart of Evreux.