Things to see and do - Elbeuf
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Elbeuf Travel guide
Elbeuf : Michelin's recommendations
Once Normandy's principal textile town, Elbeuf suffered heavily in the Second World War. It is still a pleasant town, however, in the centre of an equally pleasant region.
Tourist attractions Elbeuf : Things to see and do
7 cours Gambetta
The former Blin & Blin textile factories, located on the former Îlot Gambetta, have been turned into a cultural centre and now house the Musée Elbeuf, the Architecture and Heritage Interpretation Centre (Ciap) and the town archives. This enables the ..
Note how the old stained-glass windows dating back to 1500 harmonise with the modern windows.
From the 17C to the late 19C the cloth factories were the pride of Elbeuf. Little remains of the old city, made up of the place St Jean and the Puchot quarter. However, the truncated chimney (19C) of the Clarenson factory can still be seen on the pla..
33 rue Guynemer F - 76500 Elbeuf
This pretty half-timbered house is near the town centre. On the ceiling there are Belle Epoque frescos depicting elegant bourgeois ladies of times gone by, and the tables are decked with red and gold place settings. It is a stylish place that showcas..