Best Things to Do in Rouen

By Vero

A Quick Guide to Thrilling Activities in Normandy

Astronomical Clock

The Astronomical Clock, also known as the Gros-Horloge. This impressive clock dates back to the 14th century and has a fascinating history.

Cathedral of Notre-Dame in Rouen

This beautiful Gothic cathedral has a rich history and was once the tallest building in the world for a brief period in the 1870s.

Palais de Justice of Rouen

A majestic Gothic masterpiece that whisked me away to the 15th century, when it served as Normandy’s parliament building.

Place du Vieux-Marché

This historic site is where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake in 1431, and the square now features a modern church and memorial dedicated to her memory.

Eglise Sainte-Jeanne d’Arc

Admire the church’s unique architectural design, find solace in its spiritual atmosphere, and learn more about Joan of Arc’s legacy.

St Ouen Abbey

A visit to the Abbaye Saint-Ouen offers a glimpse into the past and a chance to appreciate the masterful craftsmanship of this remarkable religious site.

Claude Monet’s Connection in Rouen

Boasting a rich blend of Gothic and Renaissance architecture, offers many vantage points for you to admire its intricacies and capture the essence of what inspired Monet’s artwork.

Fine Arts Museum

Go to the Musée des Beaux-Arts of Rouen and watched the collection of paintings, sculptures, and sketches by Monet, Delacroix, and Rubens!

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