Blangy-sur-Bresle

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TownBlangy-sur-Bresle
Insee code76101
Postcode76340
Latitude49.9324129
Longitude1.6300539
AltitudeFrom 42 to 216 meters
Surface17.45 km²
Population2951 inhabitants
Density169 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townRouen (at 79 km, 48 min)Monchaux-Soreng at 3.3 km (6 min)
DepartmentSeine-MaritimeNeslette at 3.5 km (4 min)
RegionUpper NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

  • Blangy is located in the heart of the valley of the Bresle as its name suggests, between the Bresle and the High Forest of Eu. It is served by an interchange of the A28 and the railway station located on Blangy-sur-Bresle line Tréport Beauvais-Mers.
  • A little history:
  • On March 9, 1592: King Henry the fourth resident of Fountain Manor during his campaign in Normandy.
  • In 1802 the capital of the canton is transferred to Foucarmont Blangy.
  • In 1944 the city was badly damaged after a bombing.
  • On April 9, 1962: Blangy takes the name of Blangy-sur-Bresle.

SIGHTSEEING

  • The natural attractions:
  • The Valley Bresle: natural border between Normandy and Picardy, Bresle is a 72 km long river which flows into the Channel at Tréport. The Bresle stream is classified first class. It remains one of the jewels of fishing heritage of France by the presence of sea trout and Atlantic salmon.
  • Ponds: Bordered by the forest of Eu in the west, the valley of the Bresle has a large number of ponds. These are popular fishing grounds. But also walks and water sports.
  • The forest of Eu: Between Valley and Valley Bresle Yeres, the forest of Eu spans 9315 hectares and is composed of several massifs. You will discover, through forest roads and trails sometimes meandering, sometimes hilly, remarkable trees such as the Good agreement where an oak and a beech grew up together and seem to be fed by the same root. Look for them, you will find on the site of the Queen Mother. Royal Forest, it carries the marks of its history: the poles at the intersections of forest roads are melting, recalling the glorious hunts of kings. The most famous is the Post Master John.
  • Arboretum: A unique venue on the outskirts of the Manor of Fountain Blangy-sur-Bresle. This botanical garden was created to preserve and protect endangered species. It lists a large number of plant species. You will find an explanation to support each flora.
  • The architectural features:
  • The Church of Our Lady: In the heart of Blangy stands this remarkable monument dedicated to the Blessed Virgin. It is a building with three naves of the thirteenth, fourteenth and sixteenth centuries. This is the last survivor of the three churches that had the city in the 14th century. Its façade and gate were renewed in the 16th century but his first one roof collapsed in 1689, 1916 and 1919. She paid a heavy tribute to the two world wars, especially the second! On June 7, 1940, she was burned and destroyed during the bombing of the city. The current appearance of the church is the result of a reconstruction made between 1952 and 1957. Despite its inability to cross eras, the Church of Our Lady of Blangy contains within it some beauties of the past like a bas relief which could be saved. Dating from 1497, it is now visible on the first pillar of the nave left on entering, it represents "the Virgin and Child and Donor. This bas relief is ranked nationally. Other prestigious beauty: the wooden statue of "Our Lady of the issue. She is venerated since the 16th century, when a plague ravaged the Vimeu. The blangeois call it the "Miraculous Virgin".
  • Manor Fountain: Built by the abbot of the 16th century Tréport (1607). In 1576, King received a grant from the clergy for the war against heretics and the abbey, taxed £ 1,800, disposes of the fee and the various lands. Jacques Heron, esquire, lord of Guimerville, acquires Fontaine, which soon passes by marriage to the family Bommy. It occupies over two centuries. On March 9, 1592, King Henry IV, who was staying at the manor during the Normandy campaign, writes a letter to the aldermen of Rennes, informing them that he continues the siege of Rouen. Francis Calonne Avesne, one of the last survivors of the Knights of Malta French, died there February 21, 1840. Today, this building houses several museums: Museum of Modelmaking, Archaeology, Geology, or Museum of Music and instruments. The Museum of Glass will present to share 400 square feet of exhibition making manual or mechanical perfume flasks, with the key demonstration of a master glassblower.
  • The village of Merovingian Fatra: The Fatra began in August 1999. Since summer 2000, the federation Talu archaeologists and surrounding areas reconstructed according to archaeological sources, a small village with its domestic structures Merovingian and crafts next to the mansion of Fontaine. Volunteers of the Fatra in traditional costumes give an overview of the daily lives of residents Talu (achievements and firing pottery, bone work, wood and glass).
  • The leisure: Located after the industrial area and near the exit of the A28. A few minutes from downtown Blangy. It consists of ponds, several bowling alleys, tennis courts, hiking tours, a picnic area, a kindergarten ...
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Blangy-sur-Bresle
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Blangy-sur-Bresle

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • May: Competition painters and photographers in the city.
  • In June: The Normandy Day and the Feast of Music, the International Petanque Tournament.
  • On 13 and 14 July: National Day, torchlight parade of floats, fireworks.
  • Every second weekend of August: The Festival of Glass, very fame, mansion Fontaine.
  • November: The Harengade the Telethon.
  • Throughout the year, the mansion Fontaine organized many exhibitions.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The castle of Rambures: Historical Monument of the 15th century. Take a fantastic journey through time, ten minutes Blangy-sur-Bresle and thirty minutes from the Somme. You can visit in the company of a guide interiors fully furnished this fortress, then stroll through the castle labeled remarkable Garden since 2006. Rose to 418 varieties, original collection of ferns, English park ...

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour and tasting at an organic cider cellarLocal flavours3.50 €Neufchâtel-en-Bray (26 km)

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Village MerovingianVillage Merovingian
 
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Glass FestivalGlass Festival
 
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WEATHER

Wednesday 26 November
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Thursday 27 November
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Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
Friday 28 November
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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLe closdesroses chambres d'hotes et gite    
9.6
Incheville
Separate entrance guest rooms, the cottage with a capacity of 7 to 8 persons. The main room with its kitchen, and sleeping for 2 persons, bedroom with 2 persons bed and a single bed...
Located 10.9 km from Blangy-sur-BresleFrom 48 € to 280 € the double room 
Castle with 1 bedroomCauserie    
9.7
Neuville-Coppegueule
Room with a double bed. Possible sleeping for two children.
Located 12.8 km from Blangy-sur-Bresle65 € the double room 
Farm with 1 bedroomChambre d'hôtes du Catelet    
9.3
Fressenneville
Host family room is accessible to persons with disabilities, housed in the barn of a farmhouse whose owners are raising many animals.
Located 15.1 km from Blangy-sur-Bresle58 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsGîte Saint-Maulvis  
8.4
Saint-Maulvis
Gite 1h30 from Paris. But also: French conversation courses! Ask us for details. Comfort, quiet, in de nature. Located in the heart of Vimeu, in a quiet village near the Valley of the...
Located 14.3 km from Blangy-sur-BresleFrom 300 € to 475 € per week 
Pavillon for 15 personsGite à proximité de la baie de Somme  
8.8
Friville-Escarbotin
Capacity 15 people. Great quiet house, lawn all around, garden, deck, large barbecue, on the ground floor: garage, washing machine, dryer, 1 en-suite bathroom with toilet, 2 bedrooms...
Located 18.6 km from Blangy-sur-BresleFrom 750 € to 900 € per week 
House for 6 personsGites du Marronnier  
9.6
Saint-Quentin-la-Motte-Croix-au-Bailly
A short distance from the sea, in the heart of the Picardy countryside, Daniel and Veronica welcome you in the Chestnut Cottage, located in a renovated farmhouse. The name of the house...
Located 20 km from Blangy-sur-BresleFrom 390 € to 515 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
260 places over 6 haLe walric  
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme
A comfortable, 4-star campsite situated in the heart of the Baie de Somme and next to the lovely Medieval Village of Saint-Valery-sur-Somme. You will discover several villages with...
Located 28 km from Blangy-sur-BresleFrom 19 € to 36 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Athéna Friville - Le Tréport - Hotel in Blangy-sur-BresleHôtel Athéna Friville - Le Tréport     
8.1
Friville-Escarbotin
Hôtel Athéna Friville Le Tréport is located in Friville-Escarbotin, just 13 km from Le Tréport and Mer-les-Bains. It offers free Wi-Fi access and guest rooms with a flat-screen TV....
Located 17.1 km from Blangy-sur-BresleRoom from 46 €
Le Bistro de l'Étoile - Hotel in Blangy-sur-BresleLe Bistro de l'Étoile 
Eu
Offering a restaurant and a bar, Le Bistro de l'Étoile is located in Eu. Free Wi-Fi access is available. A TV is provided in each simply decorated room. Some rooms have a external private...
Located 19.4 km from Blangy-sur-BresleRoom from 40 €
Inter-Hotel La Cour Carrée - Hotel in Blangy-sur-BresleInter-Hotel La Cour Carrée     
7.5
Eu
La Cour Carrée, once a 19th-century farmhouse, has been a charming hotel since 1991. Entirely renovated in 2007, it is ideal for your next trip to Normandy. The hotel is located between...
Located 19.7 km from Blangy-sur-BresleRoom from 65 €

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Coeur de city Hôtel Rouen Cathédrale
The Coeur de city Hôtel Rouen Cathédrale is located next to the old town in Rouen. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access and views of the Seine River...
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