Happonvilliers

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TownHapponvilliers
Insee code28192
Postcode28480
Latitude48.3259890
Longitude1.1091120
AltitudeFrom 183 to 256 meters
Surface18.96 km²
Population314 inhabitants
Density16 inhabitants/km²

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Chief townChartres (at 33 km, 36 min)Combres at 3.4 km
DepartmentEure-et-LoirLes Corvées-les-Yys at 4.7 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

Happonvilliers is a French commune, located in the Eure-et-Loir and the Centre region.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Gardens of Feuilleraie:
  • Mosaics galore ... Yes, we are still in the Pole! In addition to its natural beauty and historical heritage, the Pole has seen the building, little by little in a quarter century, an unusual site that enchants visitors: Gardens Mosaics around what was now a small farm Percheron . It is a fairytale setting, where the animals are happy to place our country gradually to a meditation on the life and time passing. It is the work of an artist, Hurfane, born in 1927, and mosaic in his old age. Having dreamed for fun, for about fifty years, was finally able Hurfane pass the act in 1980. The site is Heritage listed 20th century since 2000. In 2007, Hurfane donated his property to the Community of Communes du Perche Thiron. In the words of the visitors, the Gardens are now Hurfane "Pompeii Perche", sometimes a more distant East ... But it is still Paradise.
  • The Rose Garden: The Rose Garden presents animals (peacocks, rabbits, genets ...), flowers, scenes of peasant life in the past.
  • Le Jardin Bleu: Le Jardin Bleu takes you on an endless journey, over water, at sea, to the stars and eternity.
  • The Showroom: The showroom will allow you to finish the tour and find yourself in the world of mosaic tables. You will also find photos, postcards, and other documents.
  • Getting to the Gardens of Feuilleraie? If we just Chartres Bailleau-le-Pin, cross Happonvilliers entire village, then turn right to take the D154 which leads to Champrond-en-Gâtine. A sign tells you Les Jardins de La Feuilleraie, at a place called The Cirotterie. If we just Combres (Thiron, Nogent-le-Rotrou) is not within the village. Turn left onto Highway Champrond-en-Gâtine.
  • Days and hours: The Gardens of Feuilleraie are open to the public from April 15 to November 2 on Tuesdays, Saturdays, Sundays and public holidays (15h-19h). Hurfane can accommodate you, but at other times by appointment at +33 2 37 29 59 20.
  • St. Peter's Church:
  • The nave of St. Peter with rounded apse of the Romanesque was rebuilt in the 15th and 16th centuries. The staircase of the tower was added on the north side of the nave up to the height of the roof. The west portal has been transformed in its upper part with the removal of a large arch and a coffered Renaissance decoration, very poorly preserved. The paneled ceiling was plastered and whitewashed beams.
  • The great altar wall is semi-circular shape, decorated with Corinthian pilasters and topped pots to fire. The central part of a framed painting of St Peter and his cock and has an advanced four columns, surmounted by a dome with a large white glory in golden rays. According to tradition, the main altarpiece is accompanied by two side altars with reredos. The pew and the pulpit in dark wood with gilt decoration form, with the main altarpiece, a beautiful 18th century continuum. From this period dates also the clock mechanism.
  • Open the first and third Saturday of each month from April to November.
  • Enquiries +33 2 37 29 58 17.
  • Other attractions: The laundry, the grotto of the Virgin.

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Flea market, garage sale: the last Sunday of July.

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WEATHER

Saturday 30 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 19°C
Sunday 31 August
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Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
Monday 1 September
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Forge  
8.5
Thiron-Gardais
Martine and Jean-Pierre Martin, the owners welcome you in their restaurant in the heart of the countryside of the Perche. Enjoy an excellent traditional French cuisine prepared by Mr....
Located 8.9 km from Happonvilliers29 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe chêne doré  
9.1
La Loupe
RELOOKING PREMIUM - Located in the heart of the Perche in downtown La Loupe, the hotel-restaurant Golden Oak has re-opened its doors in 2012 with a unique baroque contemporary decor....
Located 17.7 km from Happonvilliers31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRelais de Poste Saint-Jacques  
9.6
Dangeau
LIFE CASTLE - A stunning building of the thirteenth century that surprises with its architecture. Inside, a luxurious and unique design, chic and warm. It is Dangeau-Perche the Relais...
Located 18.5 km from Happonvilliers43 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLes Grandes Gouatronnières    
9.6
Argenvilliers
This is a carefully restored farmhouse, situated in a hamlet Percheron, in the heart of the Natural Park and 10 minutes from the exit number 4 of the motorway A 11.1st private floor,...
Located 10.6 km from Happonvilliers80 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsEtape Zen    
9.7
Illiers-Combray
Ideally located in the Eure et Loir, Illiers-Combray, Village of Marcel Proust, 1 hour from Paris, 20 minutes of Chartres, we invite you to stay in our cozy guest house in a quiet and...
Located 10.7 km from HapponvilliersFrom 69 € to 73 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsLes Couleurs du Verger    
9.9
Beaumont-les-Autels
1h15 from Paris, at the entrance of the Parc Régional du Perche, you will discover Beaumont altars in front of a castle, a beautiful mansion mid nineteenth century, with its outbuildings...
Located 13.5 km from HapponvilliersFrom 80 € to 90 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsLe Fournil de l'Auberdière   NEW
Saint-Victor-de-Buthon
Anchored in the green hills of the Perche, this former bakery has been restored with healthy materials in an ecological spirit and philosophy of the owners, combining both comfort and...
Located 12 km from HapponvilliersFrom 200 € to 280 € per week 
House for 2 persons'la bergerie' à l'érablais  
9.2
Saint-Aubin-des-Bois
8 km from Chartres, Paris 1 hour, 2 hours castles of the Loire, single storey cottage, close to the owners and guest rooms.
Located 23 km from HapponvilliersFrom 175 € to 275 € per week 
Apartment for 2 personsLa Tourelle   NEW
Rémalard
Nice furnished apartment, duplex, located in a house in the eighteenth century in the village of Rémalard in the heart of the Perche Natural Park. Fully fitted and equipped kitchen...
Located 27 km from Happonvilliers160 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
121 places over 10 haHuttopia Senonches  
Senonches
Discover our camping (or rather our camp!) located in the heart of France, in the region of Perche which spreads out between Chartres and Normandie. Just 150 km from Paris, you can...
Located 26 km from Happonvilliers 

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HOTELS

Hôtel De l'Image - Hotel in HapponvilliersHôtel De l'Image     
8.3
Illiers-Combray
Located in Illiers-Combray, Hotel de L’Image is 25 kilometres from Chartres and a 5-minute walk from Illiers-Combray Train Station. Hôtel De L'image offers 8 non-smoking rooms with...
Located 10.4 km from HapponvilliersRoom from 65 €
Auberge Les Vallees Du Perche - Hotel in HapponvilliersAuberge Les Vallees Du Perche     
8.2
Vichères
Les Vallees Du Perche is set in the heart of the Perche National Park, in north-western France. It offers peaceful accommodation with free Wi-Fi access and a restaurant. The rooms...
Located 17.6 km from Happonvilliers
Logis Le Chêne Doré - Hotel in HapponvilliersLogis Le Chêne Doré     
8.5
La Loupe
Located in the Nature Park of the Perche, Logis Le Chêne Doré features modern rooms with free internet, a restaurant and a garden. The Train Station is 350 metres away and free private...
Located 17.7 km from HapponvilliersRoom from 66 €

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Best Western Hôtel Spa Grand Monarque
Located in Chartres city centre, this elegant hotel offers an 800m² spa with sauna, hammam and spa lounge. Free Wi-Fi is provided and public parking is...
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