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Evreux Office de tourisme
1ter place du General de Gaulle Evreux
27000

Tel:+33 (0)2 32 24 04 43
Fax:+33 (0)2 32 31 28 45

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Evreux is a pleasant cathedral town and an ideal stopover for Chateau Gaillard at Les Andelys and Monet's gardens at Giverny. 

At the centre of the town lies the Cathedrale Notre-Dame with some delightful 14th-15th century stained-glass.  It combines Gothic design with Romanesque arches in the nave and Renaissance screens in the chapel.  In fact, there are many religious buildings of note in and around Evreux such as the Eglise Saint Taurin which was built by Richard the Lionheart.

Evreux has always made good use of the pretty canals of the river Iton.  In the XIX century numerous public wash houses were set up along its banks only to fall into disuse with the arrival of the washing machine.  However, some can still be seen today from the Pont-de-Fer and Docteur-Guindey bridges.

What to See - Evreux Attractions

Musee Claude Monet
Giverny, 27620
visit Monet's home and much painted gardens
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Oct | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 51 28 21

Martin cycles
13 rue du General Leclerc, Evreux 27000
hire out bicycles to enjoy some of the spectacular Normany countryside
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Tue-Sat | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 39 17 08

Theatre des Arts
Office de tourisme, 25 Place de la Cathedrale, Rouen 76000
the Opera de Normandie play here from September to June
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Tickets at tourist office | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 08 32 40

Le retour aux Sources
1 rue des Jardins, Tourneville 27930
discover the wide agricultural plains of Normany on horseback
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Daily | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 34 77 76

Les Buissonnets
Ecardenville sur Eure, 27490
swimming, cycling, fishing, pic-nics at the Buissonnets lakes in the Eure valley
| Admission charge | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 67 27 79

Golf d'Evreux
Chemin du Valeme, Evreux 27001
golf enthusiasts will enjoy this particularly attractive golf course
| Admission charge | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 39 66 22

Mission archeologique du Vieil Evreux
8 rue des Thermes, Le Vieil Evreux 27930
delve into the history of Evreux's thermal spas here
| Opening Times: Mar-Oct | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 31 93 70

Musee Flaubert
51 rue de Lecat, Rouen 76000
visit the childhood home of Gustave Flaubert where you'll see his trademark - the stuffed green parrot!
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Tue-Sat | Tel: +33 (0)2 35 15 59 95

Château Gaillard
Les Andelys, 27700
built by Richard the Lionheart the castle once protected the western border of English territory - some fantastic views over the Seine from here
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Guided tours available Wed-Mon (Mar-Nov)

Musee des Beaux Arts
Square Verdrel, Rouen 76000
masterpieces by Caravaggio and Velazquez housed in this well presented art mueum
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Wed-Mon | Tel: +33 (0)2 35 71 28 40

Musee d'Art Americain
99 rue Claude Monet, Giverny 27620
home of American impressionist paintings by artists who came to France in the 19th - 20th centuries
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Oct:Tue-Sun; Nov:Thu-Sun | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 51 94 65

Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Place de la Cathedrale, Rouen 76000
Monet's favourite cathedral and Gothic masterpiece

Fondation Claude Monet
Giverny, Gasny, 27620
the home and gardens of Claude Monet is an absolute must-see
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Apr-Oct: Tue-Sun | Tel: +33 (0)2 32 51 28 21

Musee Municipal
6 rue Charles Corbeau, Evreux 27000
the former Bishop's palace is home to the City Museum with its rich collection of achaeological finds and 17th-18th century paintings and sculptures by Rodin and Gerome
| Admission charge | Opening Times: Feb-Oct