The city of Rouen, Normandy

The city of Rouen, Normandy

Located one hour and 10 minutes from Paris by train and one hour and 45 minutes by car as well as just 40 minutes from the sea, the city of Rouen, Normandy enjoys a beneficial geographic location.

The City of Rouen

With an exceptionally rich heritage, represented particularly by the label of Towns and Lands of Art and History, the heart of Normandy possesses extraordinary diversity. Bringing together 71 communes including Jumièges, Petit-Quevilly and Grand-Quevilly, La Bouille, Elbeuf, Cléon and of course Rouen, the city and its surroundings can offer various green and urban spaces.

Crossed by one of the most beautiful rivers in the world, the Seine, this land of Impressionism will meet your needs for discovery and escape with its remarkable and varied landscapes.

A green lung of the Seine Valley, this region is listed as a Forest of Exception with the national forests of Roumare, Verte and La Londe-Rouvray. Nature lovers can walk through the various parks, gardens and green spaces that flourish in Rouen and its surroundings.

The banks of the Seine should not be overlooked: bike rides, walks, unmissable visits such as the Panorama XXL… The banks of the Seine will offer you innumerable activities and unique emotions to experience alone, in couples, with friends or family.

With its right bank and left bank, Rouen is overflowing with a rich heritage that should not be missed, such as Rouen Cathedral of Notre Dame, the Palace of Justice (former Parliament of Normandy), the Aître Saint-Maclou (cemetery for plague victims) and the Saint-Sever neighbourhood.

A little further, in Rouen’s surroundings, you will discover charming villages such as the authentic La Bouille, Jumièges and its Abbey, Bonsecours and its Notre-Dame Basilica.

As you can see, the city of Rouen, Normandy, is the ideal destination for a romantic escape, family holidays or a weekend with friends. Whether you are sports fanatics, art lovers, nature lovers or architect enthusiasts, we wish you an unforgettable stay.