Age: from CE1 to CM2.
Capacity: 1 class. 1 adult for 5 children.
Duration: 2 hrs.
Supervision: a heritage guide from the Tourist Office.
Prices: € 3 / child. Minimum package of € 30 if less than 10 children.
Free for teachers and guides.
Validity: all year round.

Verneuil-sur-Avre was founded around 1120 by Henri 1st Beauclerc, Duke of Normandy and King of England, son of William the Conqueror. This stronghold was responsible for defending the Norman border against the Kingdom of France. The medieval city was then protected by ramparts lined with water ditches which still surround the historic center today. Thanks to a riddle questionnaire, the students, divided into teams, will discover the city's past in a fun way. A heritage guide from the Tourist Office accompanies the students in the streets of Verneuil. So that they set out in search of the identity of a character who had a major role in the history of the construction of La Tour de la Madeleine. Throughout the walk, the students' attention is focused on architectural details revealing the history of the city and the life of its inhabitants in the Middle Ages. At the end of the visit, children will be rewarded with the discovery of a treasure.

Possibility of combining with a guided tour of the Gray Tower or the St-Nicolas abbey.

the Tourist Office
129 Place de la Madeleine
27130 Verneuil d'Avre et d'Iton
Tel: +02 32 32 99 09
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