Bacqueville En Caux, St Leonard's stained glass windowBacqueville En Caux, St Leonard's stained glass window
©Stained glass window of Saint-Léonard, St Pierre Church Bacqueville-en-Caux|Aurore Pélerin

History and Legends

In the Terroir de Caux, small stories are mixed with big ones, and sometimes take unexpected detours… Popular or religious beliefs, settings of novels and secular legends give our local heritage a particular flavor.

Legendary tales and

Secrets of History

Did you know that Maurice Leblanc made Arsène Lupin pass through here? That many royal guests have stayed in the area? That our knights fought alongside William the Conqueror? Why is Greuville called the Land of Wizards? Do you know the powers of the Cross of Saint-Léonard in Bacqueville-en-Caux, of the Cross of Sainte-Apolline in Ouville-la-Rivière and the virtues of the Fountain Saint-Sulpice in Val-de-Saâne ? Welcome to Terroir de Caux, land of History and Legends!