Things to see and do - Valognes
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Valognes Travel guide
Valognes : Michelin's recommendations
Gallo-Roman ruins, 11C-18C churches and fine historic residences (notably hôtel de Beaumont): such is the heritage of Valognes, which in the 18C was known as “Normandy’s Versailles”. Since then, the town’s reputation has continued to prosper (it is now part of the French “Towns of Art and History” group of major cultural sites), helped by some sensitive restoration carried after war damage suffered in 1944.
Tourist attractions Valognes : Things to see and do
11 r. Barbey-d'Aurevilly F - 50700 Valognes
The Beaumont mansion is remarkable on account of its architectural splendour. Built in the 18C, it features a fine 50m wide stone façade. The tour of the interior enables visitors to admire the dining room and the Louis XV-style drawing room and libr..
18 r. L. -Delisle F - 50700 Valognes
Traditional eatery with exposed stone and beams, a fireplace and wooden furniture - the decor is rustic, just like the cuisine. House specialities include wood-fired grilled meat and calf's head!