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Authentic, convenient and lively: just an hour and a half from Paris, Louviers in the Eure region has already won the hearts of a thousand new residents over the last decade. Might yours be next?

A small and friendly town

  • 19 000 inhabitants
  • 270 local shops and services
  • 200 community groups and sports clubs
  • 40 minutes from Rouen and only 1.5 hours from Paris on the A13 motorway
  • €2,008/m2 on average (source: DVF/PAP Jan. 2024)

Top 5 reasons to move to Louviers

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Everything in one place

Sports complex, swimming pool, cinema, theatre, hospital… Living in Louviers means enjoying all the advantages of a large town. But without the disadvantages!

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Full access

With a greenway running from north to south, you can easily get through the town on foot or by bike, and quickly access all the shops and services.

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Full of character

The old cloth-making town has retained its distinctly Norman charm. Admire its timber-framed houses, Gothic church and former convent, now a music school.

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It’s like nowhere else

Louviers’ residents are all about innovation. From welcoming new arrivals to livening up the town (#jaimelouviers), you’re in for some surprises!

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Mother Nature

With its parks and the nearby Bord forest, Louviers enjoys a superb environment and quality of life.

The welcome you deserve

Have you fallen in love with the town, or landed your dream job here? Local authorities make it simple for people to move to Louviers.

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  • A personalised service
    The Seine-Eure Agglomeration’s employee welcome scheme will help you every step of the way. Your dedicated contact is Sandra Simoes, Employee Services Officer. Online, Arsène also provides you with all the information and contacts you need to prepare for your move.
  • Meet your local councillors over coffee.
    Several times a year, the town invites new arrivals to a breakfast. This intimate and friendly format gives around ten residents the chance to chat with their elected representatives.
  • Sit back and let us guide you!
    Practical advice, services and information: Louviers has published a guide for new residents (in French), available from the Town Hall and estate agencies.
  • The Maison de l’Habitat de l’Agglomération Seine-Eure has developed a number of services and financial aids to help you settle in.

What not to miss in Louviers

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The Bord forest

A haven of greenery for the residents of Louviers, this 1,105-hectare wooded area is a paradise for walkers, joggers and mountain bikers.

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The museum

Housed in a 19th-century building, the Louviers museum explores local history. It regularly hosts temporary exhibitions, such as in contemporary art or photography.

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Caséo

With its outdoor, sports and leisure pools, spa area, waterslides and year-round activities, this pool complex is a paradise for young and old alike.

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Working in Louviers: a promising region

Louviers has inherited a wealth of expertise and a solid reputation from its proud industrial past, a legacy the town still enjoys today. In 2023, the luxury group Hermès chose to set up its 21st leather goods factory here… 260 leatherworkers and saddlers make bags, leather goods, saddles and bridles in Louviers.

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The town is also home to some major pharmaceutical companies (Fresenius Kabi) and food companies (such as Barry Callebaut, the world leader in cocoa processing). A total of 400 businesses are located in the area. In 2023, they announced almost 3,000 new recruitments, mainly in manufacturing and services.

Louviers also benefits from the vibrant economic dynamic of the Seine-Eure Agglomeration. In total, the region has no fewer than 4,700 businesses (including 40 multinationals) and 40,700 jobs (50% of which are in the manufacturing sector).

Setting up a business in Louviers

Are you thinking of setting up or acquiring a business in the Louviers area? The Seine-Eure Agglomeration, which is responsible for economic development, can help you with the various aspects of your project (planning, land, real estate, welcoming employees) and put you in touch with local partners.

Find the right spot for your business in one of the 35 business parks and industrial zones in the agglomeration. Within Hub 4.0, Louviers’ business incubator offers innovative spaces and facilities (1,800 m² of available space, 600 m² of meeting rooms, 130 m² of conference rooms, call booths and social areas, etc.).

As for solopreneurs, freelancers and digital nomads, La Filature offers them all the services (fibre internet, storage units, kitchen, concierge service, etc.) and friendly atmosphere they need to flourish!

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Learning and studying in Louviers

The town of Louviers is home to 7 pre-schools, 7 primary schools and 3 collèges, as well as one independent school.

Two highschools complete the educational offering. They allow young people from Louviers to pursue further education, with a BTS (Technical Solutions Consultancy and Marketing, Hotel and Restaurant Management) or a degree (Sales and Marketing in conjunction with the CNAM Normandie).

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In addition, the Ecole Supérieure CCI Portes de Normandie (ESCCI Formation) opened its new campus in Louviers in 2023. It offers a 2-year degree in web design, as well as courses in the business sector.

Finally, the town’s proximity to the IUT in Evreux and the University of Rouen also means that higher education can be pursued in the area.  

What’s on in Louviers

  • The cultural season
    Concerts, theatre, dance… A rich cultural programme keeps Louviers buzzing all year round. Shows can be seen at the Moulin or at the Scène5 Theatre.
  • La Nuit des Sports (Night Sports)
    May & September 
    Twice a year, the residents of Louviers are invited to an evening event where they can discover as many sporting disciplines as possible. This friendly event is free and open to all.
  • Un été à Louviers 
    From June to August
    Get out the Factor 30! Outdoor concerts, deckchairs in front of the Villa Calderón, local shows, seaside outings… In Louviers, there’s never a dull moment in summer.
  • Au Four et au Moulin 
    November
    With cookery workshops, a farmers’ market, a cake competition and culinary karaoke, this event is a must for all food lovers!
  • La Foire Saint-Michel (Saint Michel Trade)
    Autumn 
    The department’s biggest trade fair brings the streets of the town to life for three days, with a funfair, 200 exhibitors and all kinds of entertainment. 50,000 visitors flock here each year.

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