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The village of Greville Hague

The village of Greville-Hague

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Greville-Hague village in Normandy




Greville-Hague is a small village located in the department of Manche, in Normandy. It is situated on a small hill, near the banks of the river Seine. The village dates back to the Middle Ages and is surrounded by fields, woods, and meadows.

We spent an hour there walking round the village.There is a bar/restaurant that also served petrol and a bread shop.Like most French villages they have an old church Eglise de Greville Hague.The village was the birthplace of Jean-Francois Millet, a notable impressionist painter.After our walk round we called in the Boulangerie to get a sandwich and 2 cakes to go with our coffee. Then it was back to the hotel in Cherbourg

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The village has several landmarks that are worth exploring. The most important monument is the Château de Greville-Hague, a spectacular castle that dates back to the 17th century. The castle was built by the Lords of Greville and was used as a hunting lodge. It is now open to the public and offers guided tours.

The village also has several churches, including the Church of Saint-Nicolas, which dates back to the 15th century, and the Church of Saint-Pierre, which was built in the 16th century.

Nearby, visitors can explore the beautiful countryside of Normandy. The area is known for its picturesque villages, rolling hills, and apple orchards. The nearby town of Honfleur is a popular destination for tourists, as it offers stunning views of the Seine, and is home to numerous restaurants and shops.

In addition, visitors can go to the nearby beaches of Deauville or Trouville for a day of sunbathing or swimming in the sea. The area also has some great hiking trails, such as the nearby D-Day Landing Beaches.

Overall, Greville-Hague is a great destination for a relaxing holiday and is the perfect place to explore the history and culture of Normandy.

Greville Hague  village in Normandy

Eglise de Greville Hague

Greville Hague   village in Normandy

Greville Hague   village in Normandy

Sign outside the Mairie office

Greville Hague   village in Normandy

Greville Hague   village in Normandy

Greville Hague   village in Normandy

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