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Esteville

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Country  France
Department  Seine-Maritime
Population (2006)  511
Area  5.29 km²
Arrondissement  Rouen
Region  Normandy
Canton  Clères
Time zone  CET (UTC+1)
Local time  Wednesday 8:16 AM
Esteville
Weather  8°C, Wind SW at 18 km/h, 100% Humidity

Esteville is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the region of Normandy, France.

Contents

Map of 76690 Esteville, France

Geography

A farming village situated in the Pays de Caux, some 15 miles (24 km) northeast of Rouen, at the junction of the D15 and the D57 roads.

Notable people

Abbé Pierre, priest and founder of the Emmaus movement, lived here for more than 20 years and was buried here, alongside 20 of his companions and his secretary, Lucie Coutaz who assisted him for much of his life. A centre of the Emmaus Movement, housing youngsters in difficulty, was built here where the priest’s own private room may still be seen. Today his grave has become a place of meditation and the village of Esteville sometimes receives between 300 and 500 visitors per day.

Places of interest

  • The church of St.Sulpice, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The church of St.Clotilde, dating from the sixteenth century.
  • The seventeenth-century chateau.
  • References

    Esteville Wikipedia


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