This beautiful port city on the edge of the Seine River is where we stayed throughout our stay.
Located just an hour from Paris, Rouen was a very important city in Roman times and in the Middle Ages.
Rouen, is Normandy’s cultured, historic, gastronomic, vibrant capital. Monet’s canvases of the cathedral have made it the best-loved building in town, but many other glories stand out, including fine museums and the church dedicated to tragic visitor Joan of Arc.
Very picturesque, the streets of the old districts, lined with old half-timbered houses, are the perfect place for a stroll.
The Vieux-Marché square is where Joan of Arc was burned in 1431. Today, the Sainte-Jeanne-d’Arc church is a very original modern building that sits in the centre of the square.
The Fine Art museum (Musée des Beaux Arts) houses collections of paintings from the 16th to 20th centuries.