Harcourt Arboretum

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Harcourt Arboretum - Tourism in the Eure

Founded in the 19th century by the Agricultural Academy of France, Harcourt Arboretum, a listed Remarkable Garden, contains an exceptional botanical collection in its 11 hectares: over 500 species of trees and shrubs from a variety of continents, including remarkable, majestic specimens such as Lebanon cedars, dwarf beeches, ginkgo bilobas, sequoias and thuja green giants! You can admire these superb species from a pleasant signposted trail.

At the heart of the estate, Harcourt Castle, built in the late 12th century by Robert II of Harcourt, the companion of Richard the Lionheart, then redeveloped in the 14th and 17th centuries, is now owned by the department of Eure. This fortress has retained a number of elements from the medieval period, such as the double moat, fortified wall, and west façade flanked by towers. The east façade, dating from the 17th century, features classic windows and is a reminder of its past as a holiday residence. Inside, a permanent exhibition tells the story of the site and shows how the architecture of the castle has evolved.

From March to mid-November, many activities and environmental and cultural events are on offer at the Harcourt Estate.

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