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Bonport abbey

Bonport abbey

It’s a private estate. 4 € (= £ 2.65) : admission fee for adults. 2 € (= £ 1.32) : admission fee for children. No reduced rates for the unemployed or students (even on Heritage days). The access to the abbey is from the road from Pont-de-l’Arche. The...

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Bord-Louviers forest

Bord-Louviers forest

The forest probably takes its name from its closeness to the river Seine, Bord meaning bank. That huge forest is public property. Therefore, il offers a great deal of public footpaths, cycling and bridle paths (in Tostes) through the conifers of the Seine...

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Crosne Tower

Crosne Tower

Is not open to visitors (except, occasionally, on Heritage days in September, according to the owner’s wish). The upper part of that tower, which used to be the watchtower in the military past of the city, only dates back to the early 19th century. However,...

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Manon's manor-house in Pont-de-l'Arche

Manon's manor-house in Pont-de-l'Arche

Manon’s manor-house is the name of a fine residence which was largely rebuilt in the early 19th century (a few parts of it seem to date back to the 18th century). It used to be called “the old manor”. It stands in rue Jean-Prieur, the market street (which...

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The old bailliage of Pont-de-l'Arche

The old bailliage of Pont-de-l'Arche

Rue Blin. Public property. It’s not open to visitors. On the whole, its architecture dates back to the 18th century. From Philippe Auguste up to the French Revolution, Pont-de-l’Arche was the administrative chief-town of the region (including Louviers,...

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The old streets of Pont-de-l'Arche

The old streets of Pont-de-l'Arche

Where you walk your own way. It’s up to you to be curious enough to discover the most unusual routes. Find out about civilian architecture in Pont-de-l’Arche as you stroll about its streets. Here, there are quite a few houses dating back to the Renaissance...

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