A night in Les Andelys…

Perched 90m above the town of Les Andelys is the ruined medieval Chateau Gaillard. Commissioned by Richard the Lionheart, construction began in 1196 and unusually for the period took only two years; apparently in his latter years the Castle became his favourite residence. It certainly dominates the towns of Les Andelys and Petit Andelys below…

Panoramic image of Chateau Gaillard and Les Andelys
Panoramic stitch of 8 images – Chateau Gaillard overlooking Les Andelys… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013

A view of the town from the Chateau…

Panoramic image of Les Andelys
The beautiful building in the far distance (almost parallel with the river boat) is the St Jacques Hospital © Michael Evans Photographer 2013

We stayed at the Chambres D’Hotes La Ville Alienor in Les Andelys, which was superb. An excellent breakfast and a very comfortable room. A few more images from this lovely town…

Image of the hospital in Les Andelys
Another look at the hospital… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of a florist in Les Andelys
Florist in Les Andelys © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of map of the area around Rouen
So much to see… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of tulips in Les Andelys
More tulips… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of the Seine River at dusk in Les Andelys
A walk along the river Seine at dusk… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
Image of the church in the old town of Les Andelys at dusk...
The church in the old town of Les Andelys at dusk… © Michael Evans Photographer 2013
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