On Saturday September 16 and Sunday September 17, 2023, the 40th edition of the European Heritage Days will be held. Associations, owners and municipalities are mobilizing to pay tribute to local history and architecture. Guided tours, exhibitions, hikes, concerts, round tables... More than thirty events in fifteen towns and villages.

Find more details on the animations in our section éevents.


  • Saint-Martin Church of Armentières-sur-Avre
  • Chapel of Sainte-Suzanne of Baux de Breteuil
  • Church of Notre-Dame de Chennebrun
  • Sainte-Marguerite Church of Ste-Marguerite de l’Altel (Le Lesme)
  • Church of Notre-Dame de Guernanville (Le Lesme)
  • Notre-Dame Church of Roncenay-Authenay (Mesnils-sur-Iton)
  • Saint-Martin Church of Montigny-sur-Avre
  • Church of Saint-Arnoult de Voulonges (Sylvains-les-Moulins)
  • Saint-Barthélémy Church of Thomer-la-Sôgne (Chambois)
  • Sainte-Madeleine and Notre-Dame churches of Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d'Avre and Iton)
  • Saint-Nicolas Abbey of Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d’Avre and Iton)


  • Avrilly Dungeon (Chambois)
  • Château de la Duquerie in Bois-Normand-près-Lyre
  • Breteuil castle mound
  • Domaine de Chambray in Gouville (Mesnils-sur-Iton)
  • Hellenvilliers Castle in Gandvilliers (Mesnils-sur-Iton)
  • Gray Tower of Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d’Avre et d’Iton)


  • Our potters and their works in Armentières-sur-Avre
  • Tribute to Joel Couchouron, rural photographer in Breteuil
  • Works by Théodule Ribot in Breteuil
  • The Genty Family and the Moulin de France in Chennebrun
  • Rugl’Art in Rugles
  • Théodule Ribot in Saint-Nicolas d’Attez (Ste-Marie d’Attez)
  • illustrated youth books in Tillières-sur-Avre
  • Plant invasion in Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d’Avre and Iton)
  • Hares of Avre and Iton in Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d'Avre et d'Iton)
  • Spontaneously in Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d’Avre et d’Iton)
  • Paintings and sculptures from the autumn salon at La Vieille-Lyre


  • Nunc Dimittis vocal group in Chennebrun
  • Second Earth Quartet in Bâlines

Original animations

  • Guided bike ride in Bois-Normand-près-Lyre
  • Guided tour of Becquet in medieval dress in Bourth
  • Autumn Festival and Ripailles des Clochers in Rugles
  • Climbing the bell tower of the Sainte-Madeleine church in Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d’Avre et d’Iton)
  • Climb to the organ loft of the Sainte-Madeleine church in Verneuil-sur-Avre (Verneuil d'Avre et d'Iton)