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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Eure

Montfort-sur-Risle - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Eure

Montfort, in the heart of the valley of Risle owes its greatness to the family who gave his name during the Anglo-Norman period.

Its various viscounts distinguished themselves during several centuries both by their feats of arms by their local architectural achievements.

Geographical information

Latitude49.2945909 (N 49° 17’ 41”)
Longitude0.6648650 (E 0° 39’ 54”)
AltitudeFrom 27m to 102m
Surface area3.94 km²
Population786 inhabitants
Density199 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEvreux (53 km, 57 min)
Insee code27413
IntercommunalityCC Val de Risle
RegionUpper Normandy

Nearest cities & towns

Saint-Philbert-sur-Risle1.3 km (3 min)
Glos-sur-Risle3.8 km (5 min)
Condé-sur-Risle4.9 km (10 min)
Appeville-Annebault4.9 km (6 min)
Saint-Pierre-des-Ifs5.1 km (7 min)
Écaquelon6 km (10 min)
Thierville6.4 km (8 min)
Saint-Christophe-sur-Condé6.7 km (12 min)
Pont-Authou6.8 km (6 min)
Cauverville-en-Roumois7.5 km (11 min)
Saint-Léger-du-Gennetey8.3 km (9 min)
Corneville-sur-Risle8.4 km (11 min)
Illeville-sur-Montfort8.5 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

The medieval castle of Montfort:

Medieval fortress built on a set of 4.6 hectares, building from the 11th and 12th centuries, Anglo-Norman period.

The history related instead refers to the conquest of England the second time that Hugues de Montfort accompanied William the Conqueror.

Enrolled in the supplementary inventory of historic monuments.

Services on site for public reception: Picnic Areas with drinking water point, historic signage, discovery trail, nearby parking, shops nearby.

Guided tours on site by appointment proposed by the association Montfort Culture and Heritage. Information: Tel. : +33 6 85 61 83 79 - Email:

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

Free Medieval activities proposed as part of "Heritage Days" on the third weekend of September. Craft market, troops pageant, games for children, guided tours and lectures.


Overview of the medieval castle
Overview of the medieval castle
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Rehabilitation works carried out by CHAM
Rehabilitation works carried out by CHAM
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village center beside the Risle
village center beside the Risle
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See photo
Waterfront Risle to Montfort-sur-Risle
Waterfront Risle to Montfort-sur-Risle
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See photo

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Forest paintballing
Entertainment18 € to 28 € Beaumont-le-Roger (25 km)
Introduction to flying a plane
Sports sensations160 € to 600 € Le Havre (49 km)
Introduction to flying a helicopter
Sports sensations230 € to 460 € Le Havre (49 km)
Canoe kayak in the Eure Valley
Sports sensations5 € to 53 € Autheuil-Authouillet (50 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Saracens Path
HikeEasy3h00Condé-sur-Risle (4.3 km)
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (34 km)
Côte de la vierge
HikeEasy4h00Fécamp (56 km)
Plain and valleys
HikeEasy4h00Senneville-sur-Fécamp (56 km)
Trip of discovery about heritage and history of Vittefleur
HikeEasy1h35Vittefleur (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals