GeographyWy-known as-Pretty-Village is a small village of the French Vexin, located in the valley of the Aubette, with a score of kilometers in the west of Pontoise and approximately 50 km in the North-West of Paris.
HistoryThe name Wy comes from the Latin Vicus , firm; its nickname would be due to an exclamation of the king Henri IV, stray at the time of a shooting party in 1590, which would have required: but which is this pretty village?
Saint Romain would have been born there in the year 585. According to the legend, it would have made spout out the source of the Aubette, supposed to have healing virtues for the eyes and which was a long time a goal of Pèlerinage.
CultureMuseum of the tool, medieval forging mill, installed in Roman Thermal baths discovered during alteration work, it presents a collection of artisanal tools, ustensils old and popular objets d'art of the 16th century at our days.
The castle of Hazeville, built in 1560, registered with the inventory of the Historic buildings.
- French Vexin
- Common of the Val-d'Oise
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