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Top 10 places in Normandy
Our app features the history of 125 monuments and great sites including places to discover Normandy. Here is a selection of the top 10 monuments of the city, with an extract of the texts available in the application and written by our teams of specialists. For full content, download our Android and iPhone Guide and start creating your travel journal for your stay at Normandy
In Biotropica, in the Seine Valley, plunge into the heart of the rainforest, in a covered environment of more than 6,000 m² with lush vegetation. Unleash monkeys, parrots lorikeets, piranhas, alligators and many other fascinating species. Outside, 10 hectares invite you to meet the animals on 3... Read more
Battlefield was built from 1653 to 1665, on the initiative of Count de Créqui, active character of the Fronde. Remarkable for the extent of its facades and the refined elegance of its architecture, the castle was remodeled in the 18th century by the Duke of Beuvron. From one owner to another,... Read more
Property of the Department of Eure since 1 January 2000, Harcourt welcomes on its 95 hectares a castle two facades: Fortress of earth, wood, then stone, today this impressive castle of the twelfth and fourteenth centuries is a good example of medieval architecture, one of the best preserved of... Read more
Vernon occupies a strategic place in the tenth century, with the creation of the Duchy of Normandy. Having to deal regularly with the invaders, it is strengthened under the orders of Henry I Beauclerc and Philip Augustus. The 22-meter dungeon he erected was one of the only remains of the old castle.... Read more
The city of Conches is the capital of the country of Ouche. It was built around its keep erected in the middle of the 12th century by his lord, Roger III of Tosny. Theater of many royal conquests, it ends up being attributed to the Duke of Bouillon in the seventeenth century. Conches suffered from... Read more
The Dukes of Normandy built a fortress on the feudal mound of Lyons-la-Forêt. Henry I Beauclerc, the last son of William the Conqueror, would have died there in 1135. Philippe Auguste seized this citadel in 1202, it then became royal domain. The dungeon and castle towers disappeared largely during... Read more
It was from the reunification of Grand-Andely and Petit-Andely that the city of Andelys was born. His motto "Fecit utraque unum" meaning "The two are one" thus traces its history. Constant source of conflict between the king of France and his vassal the Duke of Normandy, the... Read more
On the banks of the Risle, the town of Pont-Audemer is a place of passage and trade since the Middle Ages. Thanks to the omnipresence of the water, the leather industry has developed there and to ensure the wealth and fame of the city. Since the 11th century, Pont-Audemer has benefited from ideal... Read more
Passionate about colors, paintings and flowers, this unique place is the gateway to Normandy gardens. Very famous for its water garden, its pond, its water lilies and its famous Japanese bridge, Claude Monet's garden unveils all its secrets. It can be visited in any season. In spring, tulips... Read more
Nonancourt was fortified shortly before Verneuil-sur-Avre by Henry I Beauclerc, about 1112. 700 years ago, a powerful fortress flanked by 14 towers, stood here. At the bend of your stroll discover the church of St. Martin and its stained glass, classified a historic monument in 1975.... Read more
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