Château d'Harcourt

Rouen
Normandy
Attractions and places of interest
Landmarks and Historic Buildings

Dating back to the 12th and 14th centuries, the castle at Harcourt is one of the best preserved medieval castles in France. A permanent exhibition inside the castle explains the architectural development and history of the site and the castle overlooks what is thought to be the oldest arboretum in France - a collection of trees that were planted here in 1802.

Nearby attractions

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Places to visit nearby

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Nearby events

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