Average house price: €148,000 With its cluster of sleepy villages and verdant fields, Eure is perfect for those seeking peace and quiet. The department has two of France’s best-known attractions – Monet’s garden in Giverny and Richard the Lionheart’s Château Gaillard, while its capital Évreux is one of the oldest towns in France.
Average house price: €120,000 Home to one of France’s mostvisited attractions, Mont St-Michel, Manche would be an ideal choice for those who want to open a B&B business. The rural landscape has 330km of coastline with lots of beautiful beaches, many of which have been awarded the European blue flag status.
Average house price: €103,100 Keen horse riders will love Orne. The lush green countryside of this inland department has lots of bridleways where you can discover the landscape on horseback, go pony trekking or on a donkey ride, and there are lots of racecourses for those who want to pick up the pace.
Village life in Eure