Haute-Normandie General

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Haute-Normandie General

  • ARCHITECTURE

    Rouen General

    The Place de la Rougemare in Rouen has some lovely examples of the half timbered buildings and stone buildings which fill Rouen's old centre. Whilst there are plenty of examples of such buildings I liked this 'Place' as it seemed to be a little off the tourist track and was quieter and just seemed very residential and 'real french'. The two...

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  • VIEUX MARCHE

    Rouen General

    The Place du Vieux Marché is a place you are almost certain to want to visit in Rouen. Not only is it home to one of the most popular attractions, the Église Jeanne d'Arc but the rest of teh square has some real architectural gems as well. The South side of the square in particular has some lovely half timbered buildings. Many of the properties...

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  • CITY SCENES

    Rouen General

    This impossibly narrow mediæval street/alley/passage in Rouen was something I just found to be totally intriguing (despite the slight aroma of urine). It's so easy to miss it, but you can find it next to number 27 on Rue St-Nicolas. You can just imagine that you are walking in the footsteps of historical figures such as Joan of Arc as you walk...

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  • GROS HORLOGE

    Rouen General

    Close to the Gros Horloge, this building offers a different style, no exposed beams, no "colombage" with small windows. It might have been built in the early 19th century and bears the influence of trading with the Nordic countries.

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  • NOTREDAME CATHEDRAL

    Rouen General

    The Notre Dame Cathedral The cathedral is a monument impossible to circumvent from Rouen: Immortalized many times by Monnet. (he had his studio in front for several years) She was also a privileged place in the history of France. The trial, and the stake of Joan of Arc and her réabilitation is indeed held in the shadow of his ancestral...

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  • See the Seine River

    If you are driving in Haut Normandie on the roads more or less paralleling the river on either bank of the Seine River, there are many viewpoints at which to stop and just admire the view. (After al the Impressionists enjoyed it!). There are fine bridges across the river, so it is easy to get from one side to the other, There are places both above...

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