The Manoir de Villers was built between courtyard and garden in 1581. A 'Master House' was made of local stone, with a half-timbered storey covered with small tiles. It was transformed and extended through centuries, to become this great manor in neo-Norman style, with the roofing inspired from the best houses of Rouen, and façade dressed up with a strange 'trompe l'oeil'. Welcomed in the house, the visitor is invited to a walk through out furnitured and inhabited rooms.They discover, guided by the owners and through the family furniture, how the french way of life, which expressed itself through Decorative Art, is tied to History.



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Founded: 1581
Category: Palaces, manors and town halls in France


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Aurélien Pinjon (2 years ago)
Troisième séjour au manoir, domaine toujours aussi beaux et propre. Cependant déçu de cette nouvelle chambre. Aucune climatisation, nous avons eu très chaud. Celle-ci se trouvait sous les toits.
Catherine Reznitchenko (2 years ago)
Superbe lieu et accueil très agréable.
Isabelle (2 years ago)
Joli parc. Très bon accueil. Ce manoir habité vaut la peine d'être visité et équivaut à un musée... La guide est passionnée et a plein d'anecdotes à raconter...
Richard Wardell (3 years ago)
Beautiful manor house with spectacular gardens.
David Onvqf (4 years ago)
La découverte du manoir de Villers est une agréable expérience, à réaliser en famille. Vous y découvrirez une demeure d'exception, offrant des visites à thématiques, un jardin classé... L'entrée est payante, mais le rapport prestation / prix était tout à fait cohérent lors de mon passage.
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