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Itinerary

Activities at the Hotel and around at Verneuil-sur-Avre

Artistic & cultural events throughout the year:

http://www.normandie-sud-tourisme.fr

  • Discover the brilliance to light and practice the art of stained glass
  • Exhibitions at the Espace Saint-Laurent an old and renovated abbaye which is now dedicated for exhibitions: painting, sculptures, patchwork, photography and a lot of artists from the region or Europe.
  • Popular theatre: each year, they suggest 6 shows of high Quality
  • La MJC le Silo : This new renovated house is dedicated for young people with music’s concerts.
  • Cinéma le Trianon : bield in an old church call “Hotel Dieu”, this room suggest differents and new movies

Agenda of  bigs events yearly:

http://www.normandie-sud-tourisme.fr

  • Festival L'Eure Poétique et Musicale (april & may) : International’s festival of classical music in the differents churches of the country
  • International meeting of naive artists
  • Read at Verneuil-sur-Avre (May): books fairs,, conferences, concerts, exhibitions, book signings, some thirty authors are invited.
  • Medieval festival (Late May): medieval festival, tournament, crafts village, concerts, parades…
  • Festival Franco-Quebec (August): 5 days of franco-quebecois events sur recitals…
  • Christmas lights (Christmas) traditional & gourmet markets, illumination of the tower of la Madeleine (the highest church in Europe), show for children….

The Castles

  • Champs de Batailles de Jacques Garcia : Beautiful castle renovated by the famoust architect and designer
  • Anet : Private castle built for Diane de Poitiers the Huntress
  • Maintenon : Enter in the secret garden of Madame de Maintenon, secret wife of Louis the IX
  • Beaumesnil, Our Norman’s Versailles ans its museum of bookbinding
  • Harcourt : A castle as a fortress in a green screen
  • Vendeuvre : First collection in the World of miniature furniture
  • Château de Versailles The Worldwide Jewel from Louis IX

The impressionists

  • Giverny : Fondation Claude Monet & the Museum of impressionnistes
  • Honfleur Musée Eugène Boudin An unusual collection of impressionnist masters
  • MuMa – Museum of Modern Art André Malraux The first collection of impressionnists after Paris

Cathedrals and abbeys

  • Chartres Capital of light and Parfume. The cathedral is registred on the UNESCO World Heritage List
  • Rouen, City of Art & history
  • La chapelle Royale de Dreux Beautiful marble sculptures
  • Mont Saint- Michel One of the wonders of the world
  • la Route des Abbayes normandes More than 30 abbeys, every one of them appeading and beautiful…

Terroir

  • Chocolatrium Michel Cluizel Ideal place of initiation into the world of cocoa and chocolate over 500 SM devoted to chocolate; one of a famous chocolaterie in Europe
  • Château Du Breuil The only castel in Normandy distilling a exceptional Calvados – Brandy 
  • Ferme du louviers An educational farm

The unusual

  • The Manufactory Bohin You will not see a needle like before
  • Parc naturel régional du Perche Regional Natural park of the Perche called the french Tuscany with more than 200 castles
  • Le Haras national du Pin The haras of Louis XIV called the Versailles of the horse
  • Pêche à la Mouche à la Chaise Dieu du Theil « come and fish the biggest trout of your life!
  • Naturama Le Bois des aigles Eagles in action like you have never seen
  • Musée des instruments à vents A large museum with a nice collection of wind instruments
  • Gacé la Dame aux Camélias Discover his history of the lady & his author Alexandre Dumas 
  • Illiers Combray cradle of the work of l'œuvre de Marcel Proust

Sports and hobbies

  • Trecking: GR – 22 Paris to Mont-Saint-Michel, biker or horseback riding, you have a large choice between Nature and heritage. 
  • Golf Champ de bataille 
  • VTT
  • Riding Les Chevauchées du Genetay
  • Quads
  • Hunting or Fly fishing Pêche à la mouche
  • Canoë/kayak, pédalo
  • Paintball
  • Parcours aventure, escalade
  • Randonnée - trecking voie verte, Randonnées du Perche