Capital of Normandy, Rouen is famous for its many historical buildings. Despite this, it can also be seen as a youthful city of France. Let’s discover why you should visit this city.

For people interested in art, whether it is contemporary or not, Rouen is probably one of the greatest cities for you to visit. The “Rouen Impressionnée” (literally translated to Rouen Impressed) festival has been taking place every year since 2010 and displays contemporary art to people visiting or living in Rouen. This year, from the 23rd of June to the 15th of November 2020, Rouen has yet again put in place its festival. This year’s theme is dedicated to street art.

Are you fond of nature and plants? Then the Jardin des Plantes is for you!
With 7 different greenhouses open to the public, you can discover plants from all around the world. Seasonal activities can be done inside the garden, too.
 
Déconfinement. Le Jardin des plantes de Rouen a rouvert et se ...
 
If you are interested in historical buildings, go no further than to the Rue du Gros Horloge!
It is a footpath located in central Rouen and has a very historical feel to it. It leads to the old town road as well as the Notre Dame of Rouen Cathedral.
 
It is named so because of the iconic Grand Horloge, an astronomical clock from the XIVth century and one of the most famous buildings in the city.
 
Le Gros-Horloge, Rouen
 
by Sarah M