The most famous characters who made history in Har...

The most famous characters who made history in Harcourt

It was Bernard the Dane, descendant of the kings of Saxe and Danemark  whom was the first baron of Harcourt. In 917, he sent 300 soldiers from Harcourt  to help the duke of Normandy William, son of Rollo. In 1078, twelve years after the conquest of England by William the Conqueror, Errand (or Enguerrand ), whom was a brother in arms of the famous Duke of Normandy comes back to...

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Harcourt in English

Harcourt in English

What about a visit of the domain of Harcourt ? Do you know that’s possible to discover the history of the castle and the arboretum of Harcourt also in english ? If you want to visit on your own,  you will have a plan of the site in English, German or Dutch and you will also learn about the story of the place thanks to the permanent exhibition located  into the castle. With a...

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Winter closure until March 1, 2019

Winter closure until March 1, 2019

Currently closed to the visit, the domain of Harcourt prepares the next season! While waiting to know in detail the programming of the next season, follow us on Facebook or Twitter: beautiful pictures, unpublished archives, quizzes and news await you there! Something to make you wait until March 1st ;) … Opening on Wednesday 1 March 2019.   Opening hours 2019: From 1/03...

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10 reasons to visit the Domain of Harcourt

10 reasons to visit the Domain of Harcourt

1. The castle of Harcourt remains as illustration of Norman military architecture from the day when English kings were Dukes of Normandy. In the mid-11th century, the first seignior Anquetil of Harcourt was a ” brother in arms ” of William the conqueror. The duke offered the Harcourt territory to the seignior to thank him for his bravoury ! 2. On the west side of the...

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Welcome to the Harcourt arboretum !

Welcome to the Harcourt arboretum !

Please enter into one of the richest tree gardens in France. Here you will discover a fabulous botanical collection of 2900 trees from 56 families. Wherever you stay in the garden and whatever the season, you will enjoy this vegetal place and hopefully be impressed by the magnificence of all of these giant and old trees !   Before your visit, Here is a short history of the...

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