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La Place de la Halle

Place Isaac Benserade, 27480 Lyons-la-Foret, France
+33 2 32 49 31 65
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Lovely little town ... but

Lyons La Foret is one of my favourite places in France although it has changed considerably in the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
911euf
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Uckfield, United Kingdom
Interesting building.

Lovely building to have in the centre of town. It has been restored to a high standard and is used... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
charlie c
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Kelso, United Kingdom
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At the heart of Lyons-la-Forêt, this remarkable covered market (first documental in the 14th century) was entirely renovated in the 18th century thanks to the Duke de Penthièvre, grand-child of Louis XIV and last lord of Lyons. It is also famous for being the spot of shooting for "Madame Bovary" movie, directed by Claude Chabrol. Craft market early June. Flowers Day first week-end of July. Apple Day early October. On thursday, saturday and sunday morning, enjoy its typical french market. From spring to automn, regular art exhibitions also take place in its cellar.
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  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible0%
1 week ago
“Lovely little town ... but”
4 weeks ago
“Interesting building.”
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Place Isaac Benserade, 27480 Lyons-la-Foret, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Lyons La Foret is one of my favourite places in France although it has changed considerably in the last twenty years or so. Situated in the heart of the largest beech forest in Europe it is very scenic but there isn't actually much to do,...More

Thank 911euf
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely building to have in the centre of town. It has been restored to a high standard and is used for the twice weekly market. It is ideally suited to this use. Good range of fresh foods available as well as some other stalls, although...More

Thank charlie c
Reviewed 24 September 2017

I had seen the covered market in pictures and in films and I wanted to see it for myself. It is beautiful and a clear reminder of our village life used to center around the market. The building is in excellent shape. We also took...More

Thank Anne-Christine R
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Centered in the middle of the small village, it is practically impossible to miss it. It id indeed unique in style and blends beautifully with the traditional style of the village.

Thank ElenaVirginia
Reviewed 23 May 2017

The most beautiful villages of France are a category that may be in the eye of the beholder or as part of a cultural marketing program for small towns. Most that have earned the reputation are well worth visiting. As we entered the town for...More

Thank ulysses4
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