AN AMAZING FRIENDSHIP HIDDEN AT BELLE ISLE SUR RISLE

Sometimes there are places which create profound friendships. The Belle Isle sur Risle hotel tells the story of two writers, political activists and men with extraordinary stories who became good friends. Ghassan Fawaz and Tahar Ben Jelloun are two writers renowned for their commitment and passion for words. Originally, they had very little in common […]

WELLNESS AT BELLE ISLE SUR RISLE

At the hotel Belle Isle sur Risle, you can treat yourself and book a session in our Tylo sauna and steam rooms. Founded more than 70 years ago, the Tylo brand offers innovative saunas that are easy to use, beautifully designed and environmentally friendly. By developing innovative technologies, user-friendly and beautifully designed, Tylo has taken […]

BELLE ISLE SUR RISLE FAVOURS LOCAL PRODUCTS

Here in Belle Isle sur Risle, we did not wait for the crisis to put local products at the heart of our concerns. First of all, we have created a beautiful vegetable patch: courgettes, tomatoes, carrots, peas, onions, herbs of all kinds…. fresh produce that feeds the imagination of our chef Armand Malandain and transform […]

LE HAVRE:THE PHOENIX OF NORMANDY

Le Havre is not at the top of your list of destinations to visit? it wasn’t on mine either….and yet I was quite wrong. When you think of Le Havre, you think of a commercial port, a seaport that was destroyed during the war and in which all historical references have disappeared, a city that […]

THE MUSEUM OF ALFRED CANEL IN PONT AUDEMER

You may not know it, but just a stone’s throw from Belle Isle sur Risle, in the centre of Pont Audemer, you will come across a treasure: the Alfred Canel Museum Alfred Canel was born on 1 December 1803 in Pont Audemer and died there in January 1879. He began his career as a politician […]

BELLE ISLE SUR RISLE AND GASTRONOMY: a beautiful love story

If you happen to stay at the Belle Isle sur Risle hotel, in addition to the many activities on offer, you should also take advantage of the gourmet restaurant. Why? First of all because the setting is idyllic. Whether you decide to have lunch on the magnificent terrace above the swimming pool (with a view […]

CALVADOS: TREASURE OF THE NORMANDY REGION

When you visit Normandy, it is difficult not to come across the Normandy speciality: Calvados. (which can be drank pure or use in dishes such as the famous Normandy tart) In Normandy, a region with a temperate climate, the question of preserving fruits has always arisen. For decades, turning fruit into a drink seemed to […]

THE NEW BRITISH MEMORIAL IN VER SUR MER

It took 77 years for Britain’s Normandy heroes to be honoured with a national memorial in the place where they fought, and where some died. But we can clearly say it was worth the wait. The new British Memorial unveiled on the 6th June 2021 is spectacular and if you stay at our hotel Belle […]

FRANCE OR ABROAD?

With the roll-out of vaccinations still slow, it is becoming clear that the summer may not be as carefree as we thought. We’ll surely be able to move around again this summer, but it won’t mean a complete return to normality. But, we all need to take a break, get some fresh air and get […]