Pont-de-l'Arche

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TownPont-de-l'Arche
Insee code27469
Postcode27340
Latitude49.3034490
Longitude1.1581690
AltitudeFrom 2 to 131 meters
Surface9.35 km²
Population4209 inhabitants
Density450 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelLes Damps at 1.7 km (4 min)
Chief townEvreux (at 38 km, 34 min)Alizay at 2.8 km (5 min)
DepartmentEureIgoville at 3.2 km (6 min)
RegionUpper NormandySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

18 km south of Rouen. 35 km north of Evreux. 1 hour motorway from Paris. 3 km from the A13 exit Criquebeuf-sur-Seine.

Pont-de-l'Arche was founded by the king in 862 in order to dam the Vikings came up the Seine.

The city has maintained a military role during the Middle Ages before an administrative center under the Ancien Regime.

Since the French Revolution, Pont-de-l'Arche had a thriving shoe industry and footwear and now offers a pleasant living environment for both resident as to enjoy the services of the city center and natural resources and heritage.


SIGHTSEEING

Featured on the road to Rouen, Pont-de-l'Arche is a genuine medieval town surrounded by ramparts of the 13th century.

The 16th century church stands on a ridge overlooking both the Eure and the Seine. The church Notre-Dame-des-Arts is a perfect example of Gothic style found here and there in the valley of the Seine.

Do not miss the walk in the ancient streets where hundreds of houses with wood sides of the fifteenth, sixteenth, 17th and 18th centuries. There are bay windows, a front-Solier, Gothic ornaments, a carved wood panel, porches etc..

The old bailiwick (fifteenth and 18th century) and the Governor's house are two fine examples of administrative buildings of the Old Regime and are in good condition.

The former abbey Bonport (XII, XIII, 18th century) is a jewel of Gothic Cistercian architecture. Features above the dining hall and kitchen (hatch and fireplace). Visit of pay from April to September.

Natural side, the banks of the Eure is a treat. The nature reasserts itself in recent years on the banks happy Thanksgiving to plantations. Ducks, swans and other water fowl and coots are the delight of children from giving a few pieces of bread. The picnic and rides are ideal family in this place.

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MonumentsAbbey Notre-Dame de Bonport
Natural sitesForest of Bord

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Market every Sunday from 8 am to 13 pm: fruits, vegetables, farm produce, rotisserie chicken, clothing etc..

Shows everything: the spring and in September (details on the municipal site).

Local fair Sainte-Anne: The last weekend of July.

Feast of paint on the banks of the Eure first Sunday in June (workshops, exhibits, picnic lunch, tavern).

Music Festival near the walls and streets of the city.

Numerous exhibitions in the Hall of Arms (painting, sculpture, themed exhibitions) all year.

Heritage Days the third weekend of September (workshops, entertainment, tours of the city).

Numerous activities throughout the year (festival committee and service activities and local life).


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Forest Bord-Louviers.

Base Recreation Lery-Poses (water sports, beach ...).

Coast Two Lovers (panorama and start hiking).

Elbeuf (industrial heritage since the 18th century).

Former Cistercian abbey of Fontaine-Guérard.

Old spinning Levavasseur (Pont-Saint-Pierre). Factory 19th whose architecture is inspired by the nearby abbey of Fontaine-Guérard.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Quad trek accessible to allSports sensationsFrom 60 € to 140 €Les Andelys (21 km)
Canoeing in the Eure valleySports sensationsFrom 5 € to 53 €Autheuil-Authouillet (25 km)

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WEATHER

Saturday 1 November
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Min. 12°C - Max. 18°C
Sunday 2 November
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Min. 11°C - Max. 16°C
Monday 3 November
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Min. 9°C - Max. 13°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge du Pressoir  
9
Igoville
Situated at the confluence of the Eure and the Seine in an old stone building, the Auberge du Pressoir offers all the charm of Normandy. In a rustic and warm, discover the wonders of...
Located 770 m from Pont-de-l'Arche31 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Auberge de la Pomme  
9.1
Les Damps
STEP MUST GOURMET - Tails, a charming typical Normandy façade. On the front, a clean and friendly universe. The talented Boquelet William and his wife have created a cocoon both strong...
Located 1.4 km from Pont-de-l'Arche66 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Club Pélican - Tourville La Rivière  
7.7
Tourville-la-Rivière
It is Tourville-la-Rivière, near the shopping center, you will discover the brewery logo brand Pelforth: Le Club Pélican! You will be welcomed in an old barn redesigned into a restaurant...
Located 5.8 km from Pont-de-l'Arche18 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Apartment with 2 bedroomsDu Coq à l'âne    
9.5
Le Bec-Thomas
Overlooking the Valley Olson, you find two independent cottages, Du Coq Donkey well in tune with the times, Jack (2 people) and Chantecler (4 people). A warm welcome and attentive responds...
Located 15.2 km from Pont-de-l'Arche55 € the double room 
Manor house with 3 bedroomsManoir de Captot    
9.4
Canteleu
Located in the town of Rouen. You'll be seduced by the charm and comfort of this manoir. 3 double rooms with private bathroom and the beds 180cms/200.. The breakfast is served in the...
Located 17.9 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheFrom 95 € to 110 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsGîte étape    
8.4
Les Andelys
At the heart of the Little Andely at the foot of the castle-forecastle and a few meters from the edge of the Seine, our lodging welcomes you to night, a weekend or a week depending...
Located 18.8 km from Pont-de-l'Arche 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsGîte des Emotelles à léry  
9
Léry
25 km from Rouen, traditional stone and woodwork, quiet in a charming village in the valley of the Seine. Ground floor: living room with large windows with fitted kitchen, lounge and...
Located 4.2 km from Pont-de-l'Arche520 € per week 
House for 6 personsLa Villa Coloniale  
10
Romilly-sur-Andelle
Lyons the forest 20 km, 28 km Rouen. It is in an old factory building in 1900 a charming and spacious home has been renovated. Retro-style colonial, period furniture, old telephones,...
Located 8.8 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheFrom 280 € to 460 € per week 
House for 14 personsGite 2 à 14 pers piscine et jardin  
10
Connelles
House on the Seine 220 ​​m², with studio, 170 m², without the studio, 7 rooms, Ground floor, 1 living / dining room of 45 m². (with fireplace), and small kitchen overlooking the terraces...
Located 8.9 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheFrom 500 € to 2200 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
120 places over 3 haL'Ile Adeline    
9.2
Poses
On the edge of Lake Poses and a golf course, in Eure, in front of biotropica, the campsite of L'ile Adeline is situated one hour from Paris and 20 minutes from Rouen. You can relax...
Located 5.7 km from Pont-de-l'Arche13.30 € per day 
75 places over 1,5 haCamping le clos normand    
8.5
Bourg-Achard
Located on the plateau of Rouen Roumois 25 km from this site offers an ideal base for visiting Normandy.
Located 25 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheFrom 13 € to 16.10 € per day 
100 places over 3 haCamping Municipal Saint Paul    
9.2
Lyons-la-Forêt
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 26 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheFrom 13.95 € to 16.95 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hotel De La Tour - Hotel in Pont-de-l'ArcheHotel De La Tour     
7.5
Pont-de-l'Arche
Hotel De La Tour is located on the banks of the Seine River in Pont De L'arche. It offers guestrooms with cable/satellite TV and free Wi-Fi internet access. The affordable Hotel De...
Located in Pont-de-l'ArcheRoom from 71 €
Hôtel Floritel - Hotel in Pont-de-l'ArcheHôtel Floritel     
7.3
Cléon
In a peaceful and green area, come and discover 'Floritel', our exceptional site, in the middle of the countryside. A balcony over the river Seine, ideal for a romantic weekend or business...
Located 4 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheRoom from 57 €
Mercure Rouen Val de Reuil - Hotel in Pont-de-l'ArcheMercure Rouen Val de Reuil     
7.9
Val-de-Reuil
Surrounded by greenery, this hotel is located near to the Bord forest and is only 30 kilometres from Rouen and Giverny. Incarville, Val de Reuil’s business centre, is also nearby. There...
Located 6.4 km from Pont-de-l'ArcheRoom from 70 €

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Hotel Normandy
Hotel Normandy is located in the centre of Vernon, 4 km from Giverny and 2 km from Château de Bizy. The Normandy features 50 comfortable rooms for 1 to...
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Best Western Plus Evreux Palais Des Congrès
Located in the centre of Evreux, Best Western Plus Evreux Palais des Congrès offers a 24-hour reception, luggage storage...
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