Vernon is a commune in the department of Eure in the Haute-Normandie region in northern France. It lies on the banks of the Seine River, about midway between Paris and Rouen. The city is well known for its production of engines by the SNECMA group.
Visitors to Vernon will enjoy viewing the medieval streets and half timbered houses. Other attractions include Archives Tower, the ruins of Phillipe Auguste Castle and Tourelles Castle, the City Museum and the Collegiate Church.
Things to See & Do
* Collégiale Notre-Dame (now Parish Church)
* Tour des archives (Philippe Auguste’s Keep)
* Maison du Temps
* Tourelles Castle
* Hôtel de ville (Town Hall)
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Land Area – 34.92 km²
Population – 24,998 approx
Language – French
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Travel Links - Vernon is located on the Paris / Rouen / Le Havre railway line and the station in Paris is Saint Lazare station. The journey takes 45 minutes with the fastest trains.
The closest airport to Vernon is the 'Aéroport Charles de Gaulle - Roissy', located 1h20 - 1h30.