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
pl. Jules-Ferry F - 76500 Elbeuf
Note how the old stained-glass windows dating back to 1500 harmonise with the modern windows.
Rue Henry F - 76500 Elbeuf
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..
7 cours Gambetta F - 76500 Elbeuf
Apart from large natural history collections (stuffed animals, skeletons, shells and minerals), there is an archeological section presenting Gallo-Roman glassware and sepultures. One room is dedicated to local history with paintings and sculptures.
33 r. 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..