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Gisors - Tourism in the Eure

The historic capital of Norman Vexin, the small town of Gisors, standing on the banks of the Epte, on the Historic Normandy-Vexin Route, invites you to discover its listed heritage. This includes the Church of St. Gervais and St. Protais from the 12th-16th centuries, remarkable for its Renaissance façade, Flamboyant Gothic nave and radiant Gothic chancel on the one hand; and the 11th and 12th-century castle fort on the other, a superb example of medieval military architecture.

Built in 1097 at the request of the King of England, William the Red, son of William the Conqueror, and then reinforced by Henry II Plantagenet in the 12th century, Gisors Fortress, which underwent a turbulent past during the Hundred Years War, is flanked by an imposing fortified enclosure, in the middle of which stands a feudal motte with an octagonal keep on top. A beautiful garden at the foot of the motte-and-bailey and a superb view of the town and Epte Valley from the top of the keep can also be enjoyed on the premises.

Other sights to see in Gisors are Rue de Vienne, a street dotted with old traditional half-timbered houses, as well as the picturesque wash house by the Epte, which features a wooden frame.

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