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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Forges-les-Eaux
Insee code76276
AltitudeFrom 124 to 171 meters
Surface5.22 km²
Population3754 inhabitants
Density719 inhabitants/km²


National labelsSerqueux at 2.4 km (5 min)
Chief townRouen (at 45 km, 40 min)Le Fossé at 2.7 km (5 min)
DepartmentSeine-MaritimeBeaubec-la-Rosière at 4.2 km (7 min)
RegionUpper NormandySearch another town


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Traditional village Norman Forges-les-Eaux is located 119 km northwest of Paris and 45 km east of Rouen, in the heart of the Pays de Bray.

The town is ranked Green Station, City of Flowers and More Fine Detours in France.


Labelled Family Plus, the town offers a wide range of family activities: walks on the Avenue Verte, a former railway of 45 km towards the sea and totally secure, fun walks around the lakes and woods of Epinay with a donkey; Forges Beach and paddle boats in summer afternoons fishing before sampling at the farm, pottery courses, hot-air balloon; maze ...

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Forges-les-Eaux
Information pointsTourist Office of Forges-les-Eaux
Leisure centresCasino of Forges-les-Eaux
Performance hallsEspace Jean Bauchet
Natural sitesWood of the Épinay


Terroir Brayon Marathon: Late June Two days of festivities to honor the Bray and Normandy: market local products, traditional songs and dances, entertainment, and of course racing marathon and half marathon through the countryside and villages brayons . Races where good humor and disguise are mandatory and where the products will be tasted AOC (cider, calvados, cheese and pommel of Neuchâtel).

Puppet Festival: July. Many companies will present their show for all ages with original characters and compelling stories. Emotions, action and humor, you will not know which way to head into the enchanting world of puppetry. In addition, you have the opportunity to participate in workshops and exhibitions for free.

Academy forges 9: July 14. Great song contest (more than 3000 spectators) reserved for amateur singers or semi-pro aged 14 years or more followed by a concert.

Day Andelle: July. In the woods of Epinay and the lake of Andelle, enjoy a collection of vehicles, motorcycles and old engines. In addition to these exhibitions, many activities throughout the day: walking tours, exhibitions, music, dance halls (jazz, accordion ...). Activities for children: clowns, face painting, wooden carousel ... Farmer's Market.

Horse Festival: July. Rendezvous for horse lovers, the traditional horse festival brings each year nearly 30,000 visitors and over 800 horses. Within the space of the preserved wood Epinay, reconciliation with nature is inevitable and with many contests and many shows, there's something for everyone.

Trot Festival: end of July at the racecourse Mauquenchy. Every summer, the racecourse Mauquenchy close the festivities of the traditional Day of the Horse Forges-les-Eaux, with its meeting of 8 races PMU. From morning until late afternoon entertainment and shopping punctuate your day to share with family.

Dances Lake: August 15. Animation label "Impressionist Normandy, you can come and picnic on the grass around the lake at noon in the company of dancers in period costume (made by an array of Berthe Morisot). You will then attend an afternoon dance (square dancing, polka, mazurka and waltz) and can join the atmosphere. Budding painters will also be present to chew this time.

Brévière festival: early October. The Traditional Festival Brévière takes place every year in Forges les Eaux since 1873. It combines carnival, flea market and various entertainment and varied over three days of madness, where everyone is benefiting.

Cider Day: October. A Day in the fall to monitor the activity cidriole. Indeed, if the apple picking starts after the summer, the first presses begin to fall. This is to mark the beginning of the traditional pressing and taste the first juice you're invited to the traditional feast of cider!

Christmas market: in December at the Halle Baltard. Formerly organized by the Tourist Office, the latter handed over to the association for the organization Bray Farmer's Christmas market, the same weekend, same place but now a market driven by local producers of the Country Bray.


Viking Festival in La Chapelle-Saint-Ouen in June (fighting with swords, dance and traditional games, feasting, entertainment for all ages, concerts, fire-eaters, big pile ...).

Frequently Asked Melons Beaubec to late-la-Rosiere August (farmers market, carnival, fair at all, horse competitions, concert, dinner dance ...).

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Tour and tasting at an organic cider cellarLocal flavours3.50 €Neufchâtel-en-Bray (15.2 km)

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The Tourist OfficeThe Tourist Office
Poster Day of the HorsePoster Day of the Horse
Poster Puppet FestivalPoster Puppet Festival
Poster Forges Academy 9Poster Forges Academy 9
Poster Marathon du Terroir BrayerPoster Marathon du Terroir Brayer


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Mediterranean restaurantLe Saint-Denis
In Normandy you will receive the hotel restaurant St-Denis, in the town of Forges-les-Eaux. The dining room will charm you by its conviviality, his paintings hung on the walls and a...
Located in Forges-les-Eaux23 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLes Airelles  
Welcome to Les Airelles restaurant. You will be warmly welcomed into a calm and refined. Enjoy regional cuisine, carefully prepared by the chef.
Located 15.2 km from Forges-les-Eaux39 € per person 

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Farm with 5 bedroomsLe Clos du Quesnay    
Located in an old farmhouse from the early nineteenth century, on four landscaped acres of landscaped gardens, three miles from the historic city and tourist Forges les Eaux, beautifully...
Located 4.7 km from Forges-les-Eaux90 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLa Châtaigneraie (classée 2 clévacances)    
- (Suite) on the 1st floor of a Norman House of Character in a park with trees and flowers. (Ranked 2 clévacances) - The first floor of the house is completely reserved for guests,...
Located in Forges-les-Eaux50 € the double room 
Farm with 5 bedroomsGite de séjour Le Valérien    
Le Valérien offering charm and comfort in a body farm on the border plateau Picard and Pays de Bray; beautiful garden open to the bocage.
Located 13.5 km from Forges-les-Eaux 

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Apartment for 3 personsMoulin de la bethune avec riviere   NEW
Character riverside 2 bedroomed accomodation with bbq area and river views. Le moulin de la bethune is a riverside holiday rental. It has 2 bedrooms, sleeping up to 3 people with a...
Located 12.6 km from Forges-les-EauxFrom 249 € to 349 € per week 
House for 10 personsLa forlane  
Gîte classé charm. Ideally located in the heart of the forest of Lyons la Forêt, in a quiet hamlet overlooking the Normandy countryside, its grasslands and orchards, this former longère...
Located 20 km from Forges-les-EauxFrom 440 € to 725 € per week 

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100 places over 3 haCamping Municipal Saint Paul    
Camping Municipal Saint Paul - Lyons La Foret-located in the heart of one of the most beautiful beech forests of France, Camping Saint Paul comfort welcomes you in a picturesque and...
Located 24 km from Forges-les-EauxFrom 13.95 € to 16.95 € per day 

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Logis Hôtel Restaurant La Paix - Hotel in Forges-les-EauxLogis Hôtel Restaurant La Paix     
Located in the centre of Forges-les-Eaux, just 400 metres from the Avenue Verte cycle path, Hôtel Restaurant La Paix offers free Wi-Fi access and a large garden. The on-site restaurant...
Located in Forges-les-EauxRoom from 60 €
Sofhotel - Hotel in Forges-les-EauxSofhotel     
Located in Forges-les-Eaux, 150 metres from the train station, this hotel offers guestrooms with free Wi-Fi and a restaurant and bar. Spa facilities at the Sofhotel include a hot tub...
Located in Forges-les-EauxRoom from 50 €
Le Saint Denis - Hotel in Forges-les-EauxLe Saint Denis     
Le Saint Denis offers free Wi-Fi access and rooms furnished with a flat-screen TV and parquet floors. It is located in Forges-les-Eaux town centre, in the heart of the Normandy region....
Located in Forges-les-EauxRoom from 40 €

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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...
Mercure Rouen Centre Cathédrale
This Mercure is located in central Rouen, next to Notre Dame Cathedral Rouen. It offers air-conditioned guest rooms, each...
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