Eure places to visit and attractions

Below you can explore some of the most popular highlights and places of interest in the Eure department of Normandy. See also our Eure travel guide

Chateau de Beaumesnil

photo of Chateau de Beaumesnil

The Chateau de Beaumesnil is a baroque style castle surrounded by park and gardens

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Chateau de Harcourt

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The Chateau de Harcourt in Eure is a medieval castle now restored and surrounded by an impressive arboretum

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Chateau Gaillard

photo of Chateau Gaillard

The evocative ruins of Chateau Gaillard, built in the 12th century by Richard the Lionheart, are one of the most imposing sites in Normandy

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photo of Evreux

In Evreux it is the two religious monuments - the cathedral and the bishop's palace - that are the principal attractions

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Giverny Gardens

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The most famous, most visited, and perhaps most attractive gardens in France, as painted by Monet, are here at Giverny

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Le Bec-Hellouin

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The village of Le-Bec-Hellouin is one of the prettiest in Normandy, and also has Abbey of Bec-Hellouin to visit

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photo of Lyons-la-Foret

The half-timbered buildings in the village of Lyons-la-Foret make it one of the prettiest places in Normandy

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photo of Pont-Audemer

The canals and rivers are the highlight in Pont Audemer, famous for its traditional canalside washouses

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photo of Vernon

Vernon has an attractive historic centre and sits on the banks of the River Seine near to Giverny

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For more information see the Eure guide


Market towns & days in Eure

all markets in morning unless otherwise stated

Beaumont-le-Roger: Tuesday & Friday
Bernay: Wednesday & Saturday
Beuzeville: Tuesday
Bourg-Achard: Monday
Breteuil: Wednesday
Brionne: Thursday & Sunday
Conches-en-Ouche: Thursday
Cormeilles: Friday
Damville: Tuesday
Evreux: Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday & Friday
Ezy-sur-Eure: Thursday & Sunday
Fleury-sur-Andelle: Tuesday
Gaillon: Tuesday
Gamaches-en-Vexin: Thursday (high season only)
Gisors: Monday all day & Friday
Ivry-la-Bataille: Saturday
La Barre-en-Ouche: Wednesday
La Ferriere-sur-Risle: Sunday
Le Neubourg: Wednesday
Les Andelys: Saturday all day
Louviers: Saturday
Montreuil-l'Argille: Tuesday
Nonancourt: Wednesday
Pacy-sur-Eure: Thursday
Pont-Audemer: Monday all day & Friday
Pont-de-l'Arche: Sunday
Routot: Wednesday
Saint-Andre-de-l'Eure: Friday
Thiberville: Monday
Verneuil-sur-Avre: Saturday
Vernon: Wednesday & Saturday all day

Tourist attractions to visit in Eure

The following sites have received official "tourist classifications"...

4* Towns in Bloom

Lyons-la-Foret: Tourist guide

Pont-Audemer: Tourist guide

Listed 'Remarkable Gardens'

Arboretum d'Harcourt

Jardin de Claude Monet

Jardin du musée d’art américain

Jardins du château de Vandrimare

Jardins du château du Champ de Bataille

Les jardins du château de Miserey

Les jardins du château de Saint-Just

Religious Monuments

Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais de Gisors (Gisors)

Towns classified as Recommended Detours

Pont-Audemer: Tourist guide

National Monuments

Abbey of Bec-Hellouin: Tourist guide

Villages classified as "most beautiful villages"

Lyons-la-Foret: Tourist guide