Places in Normandy

Eventually I started to drive around and take photos in some of the towns. Here is a list of articles and photogalleries.

Towns

  1. Aclou and Brétigny (Eure)
  2. Boisney, route nationale in front and narrow alleys lined with trees in the back.
  3. Brionne, a city in Normandy, in the valley of the river Risle.
  4. Broglie, a small city in Normandy, in the valley of the river Charentonne.
  5. Conches-en-Ouche picturesque and full of cars, south of Le Neubourg and west of Évreux.
  6. Évreux capital city of the département Eure.
  7. Harcourt and La-Neuville-du-Bosc, flowers and abandoned train stations.
  8. La Chapelle-Gauthier, home of the Gautiers.
  9. Le Theil-Nolent, tidy, labyrinthine and a bit spooky.
  10. Montfort-sur-Risle, a castle over the Risle valley.
  11. Saint-Cyr-de-Salerne, where the son in law of our neighbour lives.
  12. Saint-Georges-du-Vièvre sightseeing and shopping sheepfood.
  13. Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle, and its priory.
  14. Saint-Victor-d’Épine around the corner of my hometown.

Buildings

  1. Castle Beaumesnil, the Norman Versailles. The baroque castle Beaumesnil was built from 1633 till 1640.
  2. Bec Abbey, home of Anselmus of Canterbury.
  3. The basilica Notre-Dame de la Couture in Bernay
  4. Museum Bernay
  5. Harcourt Castle (Normandy) The castle was built in the 12th to 14th century.
  6. The castle of Launay (Eure) on French heritage day.
  7. The church in Morsan on Heritage Days 2012
  8. The church of Pont-Authou
  9. the basilica of Lisieux and the castle of Saint-Germain-de-Livet

The Geographical Rest

  1. Amfreville-sous-les-Monts. The legend of the côte des Deux-Amants (precipice of the Two-Lovers) arose in the 12th century and became popular in the 19th century.
  2. The cemetery Sainte-Croix in Bernay, a quiet place on top of the city.
  3. Gisacum, a lost city.
  4. The rebus of Saint-Grégoire-du-Vièvre. Illuminati? Freemasons? Alchemists?

Photos

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