Rouen Small Group Excursion
An Exclusive Experience to enjoy one of the most beautiful city in Normandy. Appreciate the fabulous city of Rouen, its cobblestone laneways, its half-timbered houses and its sumptuous cathedral.
> Small Group Tour - 9 hours
> Exclusive services
> Licensed Professional Driver Guide
> Skip the line entrances
> Admission to Fine Art Museum
> Guided Visit of the historical center
> Joan of Arc church & Monet's Cathedral
> Hotel pick up & drop off
Small group tour : Individual attention and quality time.
Local professional guide : Experts and passionate story tellers.
Pick up & Drop off included.
Rouen: Real city museum, appreciate its beautiful half-timbered houses, cobbled streets and Gothic churches. Welcome in the "City of 100 steeples".
Impressionist inspiration: Find the theme dear to the Impressionists, from the Cathedral of Monet to the banks of the Seine of Pissaro.
Joan of Arc sites : Rouen was the scene of the martyrdom of Joan of Arc condemned and burned in 1431, Place du Vieux Marché.
Fine Art Museum: A rich collection of Impressionist paintings, sculptures, drawings from the 16th to the 21st century, including Monet, Renoir, Sisley David, Veronese, Rubens, Caravaggio, Velasquez, Poussin, Géricault, Delacroix, Corot, Degas, Dufy, Modigliani, Duchamp-Villon.
Duration : 9h Starting point: Hotel pick up Running days: Everyday except Tuesdays. Departure Time: 08:00 am
On this small group day trip from Paris, discover one of the most beautiful city in Normandy. Your guide meet you at your hotel in Paris. Take aboard a luxury vehicle for a ride to Rouen.
Discover the authentic Norman city of Rouen. It is hard to resist the charm of this city: the old Rouen, the Courthouse, the Cathedral and Joan of Arc square. Your guide will take you through this captivating city discover its multiple facets. Real museum city, Rouen enchant you with its beautiful half-timbered houses, cobbled streets and Gothic churches. Rouen is also nicknamed the "City of 100 steeples"
The Cathedral & Antiquarian District
The Notre-Dame cathedral is remarkable for the juxtaposition of all periods of the Gothic style, especially on its facade. Claude Monet captured this remarkable Gothic cathedral from an apartment facing it. He immortalized the compelling light reflected off this masterpiece in a series of 28 paintings.
Stroll through the antiquarian district among the stunning half-timbered houses. This atmosphere inspired Pissaro in his famous urban series. In this district, one of the most beautiful and oldest of Rouen. Discover the Saint-Maclou Church, a gem of Flamboyant Gothic art and the Saint-Maclou Atrium, an old parish cemetery created during the Great Black Plague of 1348.
Continue your walk with the Saint-Ouen Abbey and the Courthouse, one of the beautiful achievements of the civil architecture of the late Middle Ages. Here is the oldest Jewish monument of France, the only example of medieval "Yeshiva" in the world.
The Great Clock and Belfry
The yawning renaissance arcade of the Great Clock spans the cobbled street and houses one of the oldest clock mechanisms in Europe. Flanked by a belfry tower with the city's bells, the Great Clock, Renaissance arcade spans the street and houses one of the oldest clock mechanisms in Europe. On each side, its single-needle dials are richly decorated. Walk down the famous rue du Gros Horloge with its unique Renaissance double-faced clock.
Joan of Arc
Rouen was the scene of the martyrdom of Joan of Arc condemned and burned in 1431. Find the exact place where she was burned, close to the Church of St. Joan of Arc whose stained glass windows are from the 16th century.
Enjoy a delicious lunch before discovering the Fine Arts Museum.
Musée des Beaux Arts of Rouen
Visit one of the most impressive collections in the region: paintings, sculptures and drawing dating from the end of middle ages up until the present day: Veronese, Caravaggio, Rubens, Poussin, Fragonard, Ingres... Admire the famous paintings of the Impressionist Masters: Monet, Sisley, Pissaro, Caillebotte and Renoir.
After the visit, transfer to Paris. Your guide drop you off at your accommodation in Paris.