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Le Bec-Hellouin

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Eure

Le Bec-Hellouin - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Eure

The village of Bec-Hellouin is one of the Most Beautiful Villages of France. This charming village with its half-timbered houses and its flowery streets located in the department of Eure, in the valley of Risle, 6 km from Brionne, 40 km from Rouen, 50 km from Evreux.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Bec-Hellouin
Tourism labels
Latitude49.2307820 (N 49° 13’ 51”)
Longitude0.7227050 (E 0° 43’ 22”)
AltitudeFrom 46m to 141m
Surface area9.55 km²
Population417 inhabitants
Density43 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureEvreux (43 km, 50 min)
Insee code27052
IntercommunalityCC Intercom Bernay Terres de Normandie

Nearest cities & towns

Pont-Authou2 km (3 min)
Malleville-sur-le-Bec2.4 km (4 min)
Bosrobert3.8 km (6 min)
Authou4.3 km (7 min)
Freneuse-sur-Risle4.8 km (8 min)
Glos-sur-Risle5.7 km (8 min)
Calleville5.7 km (10 min)
Livet-sur-Authou6.3 km (10 min)
Bonneville-Aptot7.1 km (9 min)
Brionne7.7 km (11 min)
Brétigny7.7 km (13 min)
Saint-Grégoire-du-Vièvre7.7 km (10 min)
Thierville7.8 km (12 min)
Saint-Philbert-sur-Boissey8.2 km (10 min)

Things to see and do

The village of Bec-Hellouin houses the famous abbey, the abbey of Notre-Dame, the village was built around this place. Today, a community of Benedictine monks still occupies the premises. Visit the site every day, either free or by visiting tour.

Below the village lies the greenway bike path that connects 42km Le Bec-Hellouin Evreux.

In addition to his abbey, Le Bec-Hellouin also has a monastery, the monastery St. Frances of Rome.

The village is suitable for horseback riding, equestrian center is also located close to the abbey in the village of Bec-Hellouin.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

The first weekend of April: The pottery market.

The last Sunday in April: Frequently plants and Old Paper.

The weekend just before July 14: Feast of St. Alexis: Great Fair to All.

3rd Sunday of July: Gourmand'Art, Regional Market and Craft.


Village of Bec-Hellouin
Village of Bec-Hellouin
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Street Canterbury
Street Canterbury
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Oldest house Bec
Oldest house Bec
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medieval abbey entrance
medieval abbey entrance
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Tour Saint-Nicolas
Tour Saint-Nicolas
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Thursday 25 february
Min. 7°C - Max. 14°C
Friday 26 february
Min. 4°C - Max. 12°C
Saturday 27 february
Min. 0°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Near the village of Bec-Hellouin lies the village of Harcourt with its castle and remarkable arboretum.

Base de Loisirs de Brionne, possibility of canoeing-kayaking, pedal boats, mini-golf .... possible activities in season. Off season beautiful walks are available on the website of leisure but also many hiking trails. Leaflet available from the Tourist Office of the Pays Brionnais.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cookery lessons at La Maison du Chef Normand
Local flavours45 € Saint-Philbert-des-Champs (32 km)
Guided bike tour in Deauville and Trouville sur Mer
Culture and education35 € Deauville (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Medieval legacy in the Val de Risle
Cycling itineraryEasy4h00Montfort-sur-Risle (8.2 km)
Saracens Path
HikeEasy3h00Condé-sur-Risle (12.2 km)
Heritage tour - city of Pont Audemer 27500 Normandy
HikeEasy35 minPont-Audemer (20 km)
Way of the Three Calvaries
HikeEasy3h00Asnières (24 km)
Ornithological discovery
HikeEasy2h00Poses (39 km)


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