Pont l’Eveque – Tips
|Calais||A16, A28 and A29||3 hours||via Paris
|Dieppe||A29||1:30 hour||via Rouen and Liseux
|Le Havre||A29||0:50 hour||via Rouen and Liseux
|Cherbourg||N13 and the A13||2 hours||via Liseux:
|Marseilles||via Paris: A7, A6 and A13||9 hours||via Paris:
Pont l’Eveque lies just alongside the main North-South motorway on the West coast of France. So by car it’s very easy to get there from one of the ferry crossings.
Within Pont l’Eveque
The village is really small, more or less one main road. There are car parkings alongside the road and close to the Tourist Office. Everything is done on foot (no bus service), and the sidewalks are flat and well maintained, so wheelchairs should have no problems.
There are some 30 restaurants in Pont l’Eveque, most of them of reasonable quality.
Things To See/Things To Do
Pont l’Eveque’s main attractions are its houses, so a walk through the village is in order. The whole tour, according to the Tourist Office, takes 1 to 2 hours. The famous Pont l’Eveque cheese is no longer made here, so there are no factories to visit (though still a few shops that sell the cheese, the biggest one just outside the town when you get off the motorway).
- Visit the Saint-Michel church
- Visit the cultural museum of the Dominican monks:
- Visit the prison (behind the courts).
- Walk the town to admire the old and restored buildings and houses.
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