When Vimoutiers was destroyed by American bomber pilots, this cauldron was used to cook soup for refugees until 15 September 1944.
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Thanks to "Gone with the Wind" author Margaret Mitchell, the International Pilot Club provided Vimoutiers with funding to help rebuild the town following...Read more
The grandstands at the Mortagne-au-Perche racecourse are protected as historic monuments.
Rebuilt in 1825 and restored in 1997, the three...Read more
The "Les Gateys" National Necropolis is dedicated to the soldiers of the French 2nd Armoured Division (2e D.B.), who died in the fighting to liberate the...Read more
The Saint-François convent was founded, for the Poor Clares in 1505 by Marguerite de Lorraine, Duchess of Alençon and Countess of Le Perche.
The Saint André is a fine Norman chamber, dating back to the 13th century. Above it stood the Toussaint Collegiate church, destroyed in the Revolution.
The very first iron ore enrichment ovens to be built in Normandy, these are the last remaining stone and brick calcining ovens in the region.
Take a little detour to see the Buat Tower, something unique in Normandy, a remnant of the French communications system in the early 1800s, and designed...Read more
The idea might be a bit “twisted”, but it’s well worth seeing!
Come and admire some fifty “spiral” chimneys made from local brick.
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Built on the orders of Louis 14th on an estate of 1000 hectares, the stud farm is often referred to as "The Versailles of Horses". You will visit the 18th...Read more