La Licorne, a charming hotel in Normandy between Rouen and Paris

romantic hotel in Normandynear RouenLa Licorne is a charming hotel in the heart of Lyons-la-Forêt in Normandy, just 35 km from Rouen and 100km from Paris.

Lyons-la-Forêt is a remarkably well-preserved village, listed as one of the “most beautiful villages in France.” The village is surrounded by the Lyons national forest, the largest beech forest in Europe.
A former postal relay, La Licorne is a magnificent example of half-timbered Norman architecture. Guests are enveloped in comfort as soon as they enter the lobby; the elegant décor creates a timeless atmosphere. Historic objects and classic contemporary furniture are combined harmoniously by Flamant. The gourmet restaurant, helmed by chef Christophe Poirier, offers “authentic and updated traditional cuisine, which benefits from flavors and cooking methods that use a touch of the audacious.
Hotel La Licorne, the luxury of the moment suspended between the historic past and the sensations of the present.

Hôtel La Licorne
16 rooms
5 suites
LCD flat-screen TV with free Wi-Fi in the rooms, and courtesy platter for guests
The gourmet restaurant: La Licorne Royale, run by Christophe Poirier, young and talented chef who has worked in some of Paris’ most prestigious restaurants and has received the Young Talent award from Gault et Millau 2009. The restaurant’s historic décor includes letters from Napoleon Bonaparte and his generals.
Le Bistro du Grand Cerf: regional, family-style cuisine in a décor of terracotta tiles and exposed beams in the center of historic Halle Isaac Benserade square.
La Licorne has a 600m² Nuxe spa, which opened in July 2010.
The spa includes beauty treatment spaces, an oriental steam room, sauna, jet bath, and relaxation space and tearoom. The spa also includes a 70 m² indoor/outdoor pool that gives you the impression you are swimming in the middle of nature.
English, Russian, and Italian spoken
The hotel was entirely renovated in 2008 and 2009 by Maision Flamant
Private parking

Near Hotel La Licorne
Hikes from 3 to 35km in the Lyons forest, the largest beech forest in Europe.
Horseback riding 7km away
Tennis courts and bicycle rental in the village

In the area near La Licorne
Château de Fleury la Foret: 8 km
Château de Vacceuil: 9 km
Jardin Plume: 15 km
Abbaye Notre Dame de Fontaine Guérard: 16 km
Jardin de Monnet: 45km
Abbaye de Jumièges: 63km
Lyons-la-Forêt Tourist Office ( )

27480 Lyons-la-Forêt
Aéroport de Rouen : 27km (1/2h)
Rouen : 35km
Giverny : 45km
Jumièges (Parc Naturel Régional des Boucles de la Seine Normande) : 63km
Paris : 100km

Rates* :
Room from rate B (during the week) to C (during the weekend, suite D