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Breathing in good country air, going on walks, sharing discoveries together, plus hilarious moments too… in the Eure, weekend breaks are full of simple, authentic, heart-warming pleasures. Throughout the year, you can also stock up on energy enjoying slow food, the Eure being a county renowned for its wide array of local produce that it’s a joy to taste or to employ in your own preparations. And make the most of our many serene spots for calming, successful holidays with friends or family, perhaps in a holiday rental and taking advantage of last-minute, good-value deals. With parts just one hour from Paris, the Eure is a perfect destination in which to re-energise yourself, benefiting from cosy, cultural, festive or outdoors breaks. Whether by yourself, as a couple, with family or with friends, don’t hesitate, come and recharge your batteries here, in our distinctive part of Normandy.

2 days in Verneuil sur Avre, a medieval treat of a town

Here, we propose a journey south, or, more precisely, to the south of the Eure, and to Verneuil-sur-Avre. This break offers the family plenty of […]

2 days in Evreux, a lively little city full of surprises

What a good idea, coming to Normandy for a change of scene! Sometimes, though, city dwellers may feel nervous about leaving the bustle of the […]

2 days in Bernay, in the heart of Normandy

Feel the need to unwind? Then we can propose the perfect Normandy weekend break for you! Follow us across 48 hours, exploring the charming town of […]

2 days in Giverny, the Eure’s major Impressionist destination

As Claude Monet was searching for a new home for his family, from a train window he spotted Giverny. It was love at first sight. The combination of […]

2 days getting away from it all around Lyons-la-Forêt

Make the most of a weekend to get away from it all on a romantic break in Normandy. Head for Lyons-la-Forêt, a well-deserved member of the […]

2 days in Pont-Audemer, Normandy’s Little Venice

The district of Pont-Audemer in Normandy stretches along the Risle Valley up to the Seine’s meanders. This little corner of France incites […]

2 days along the Seine and Eure Rivers

Follow the course of the Eure and Seine rivers on a weekend break in the country just 1hr 30mins from Paris, enjoying the calming rhythm of their […]

Treat yourself to a weekend break in Normandy to get away from it all

The Eure is lovely, special Normandy destination offering a mix of countryside and forests, enabling you as a visitor to enjoy life at your own pace, to live fully in the moment and, quite simply, to listen to your body. Choosing to come to the Eure means opting for the authentic, for relaxation, for a well-deserved rest, far removed from the hassles of ordinary daily life. A break in the Eure is really about finding tranquillity, switching off from the modern world, enjoying the great outdoors, rediscovering the simple pleasures of old-style French holidays and indulging in a digital detox!

Pause hamac à deux - jardin de la chambre d'hôtes La Bonne Auberge - Vieux Port ©Max Coquard, Bestjobers - Eure Tourisme

Pause hamac dans le jardin de la chambre d’hôtes La Bonne Auberge à Vieux Port 

Good reasons for selecting the Eure as your slow living destination

Taking you away from the stresses of the big city, the Eure welcomes you to stay for a short break or maybe a weekend in country accommodation, in little villages with lovely restaurants and in places with further tempting addresses to unearth. For a short break, the Eure offers that perfect mix of fresh country air encouraging a healthy walk followed by wonderful moments shared around a table packed with fine local produce. The Eure also proves an affordable destination, perhaps for an all-inclusive package or a good-value break, with such a wide range of gîtes, B&Bs, boutique hotels and holiday rental homes available.

For romantic getaways or family holidays, travel to our distinctive part of Normandy

Not far off the beaten track, yet full of surprises, the Eure can propose a whole host of unforgettable weekend break ideas. Perhaps make the most of a totally relaxing time, or head to a lovely B&B or cosy gîte as a couple, or then seek out an all-inclusive break and good deals for the family on a typical French holiday. Be tempted, contemplating your next vacation, by a few days in a lovely waterside setting, or a romantic wellness break, or a get-together with friends.

Pause sur le ponton au bord de l'Eure - CH la Ferme des Isles, Autheuil Authouillet ©Max Coquard, Bestjobers - Eure Tourisme
Pause sur le ponton au bord de l’Eure – Ferme des Isles à Autheuil Authouillet

2 days in Normandy – our ideas for weekend breaks in the Eure

  • Evreux, a lively little city full of surprises
  • Verneuil sur Avre, a medieval treat of a town
  • Bernay, in the heart of Normandy
  • Giverny, in the footsteps of Claude Monet
  • Pont-Audemer, Normandy’s Little Venice
  • Along the Seine and Eure Rivers
  • Getting away from it all around Lyons-la-Forêt