Visit of Château-Gaillard

A visit to discover one of the most beautiful sites of the Valley of the Seine: Château-Gaillard

Château-Gaillard is a ruined castle built by Richard the Lionheart, the castle was built in just one year (1196), the construction requiring more than 6,000 men on the site. The castle protected the french Normandy.

The visit of the castle can be quick, you can even climb up the hill with your car, there is a large parking lot. The presented walk starts from the banks of the Seine and requires a little more effort (15 minute walk to the Castle). You can park in a parking lot at the entrance of the city near the bridge. Then you can get to the castle. The visit of the outside of the castle is free. The visit gives you a great view of the Valley of the Seine.

Be sure to visit Château-Gaillard.

Interest: notegood (1 note)
Difficulty: difficulté
Duration: 2 h.

The loops of the Seine

The loops of the Seine
There is a magnificent view over the Valley of the Seine from the castle.

The dungeon

The dungeon

The path around the castle

The path around the castle

The Andelys

The Andelys
You can see the city of Petit-Andely from the castle

The ruins of the castle

The ruins of the castle
There is an entrance fee for the castle but you don’t need to pay if you want to see the panorama and the outside of the castle.

The Seine

The Seine
You can go to the hill in front of the castle to have another point of view.

View of the Castle

View of the Castle

The banks of the Seine

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The banks of the Seine
The village is very pleasant in summer, you can enjoy a rest on the banks of the Seine.

The Petit-Andely

The Petit-Andely
The walk ends in the village. You can also visit the Nicolas Poussin Museum who was born in the area.

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