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"Private Tour: Rouen
Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip""Private Tour: Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Caen ""Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Then he will drive you to Rouen to visit Rouen's Cathedral and Rouen best places such as the place where Joan of Arc was killed. You will then visit the Old Town the the Market Square and the Street of the Gros Horloge the St Maclou Chapel.You will be then proposed a good lunch in some of Rouen's best restaurants with a complete explanation and advice on how to have the best things from the menu.In the afternoon head to Caen to visit William the Conquerors's Castle
From EUR500.00
 
Private Tour: Rouen and Giverny Day Trip from Bayeux
"Start with a pickup from your Bayeux hotel in the morning and meet your private guide. Aboard your private minivan sit back and enjoy the Normandy scenery on your 1.5-hour journey west to Rouen the capital of Upper Normandy.Listen to a historical introduction to Rouen one of medieval Europe’s largest and most prosperous cities. Hear how it was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties which ruled both England and large parts of France between the 11th and 15th centuries.Walk to Rouen Cathedral an exceptional Gothic church topped by the highest spire in France. Art lovers may recognize the cathedral’s exterior from Monet’s series of paintings that highlight the Gothic façade at different times of day and in various lights. Inside see the narrow and high nave and look up to see stained-glass windows that date back to the 13th century.After a break for lunch (own expense)
From EUR85.00
 
"Private Tour: Rouen
Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip""Private Tour: Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Bayeux""Your guide will meet you at your hotel with fresh coffee and croissants. Let's start with the visit of Bayeux : the tapestry the Cathedral the tree of Liberty and many other secret places of this lovely medieval city.Then after lunch in one of the best restaurants in Bayeux.After lunch
From EUR375.00

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Notre Dame Cathedral Rouen.

The Cathedral is in the heart of the historic city. is a roman catholic gothic architecture cathedral and is the seat of the Archbishop of Rouen And Normandy.. The building contains the tomb of...
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alectrevor
Mar 19, 2015

Cathedral of Light, August 2014

Sailing throughout Normandy on the Uniworld Baroness, the crew urged us to go to the Cathedral and see the Light Show at 10pm. I had visions of cheesy strobe lights and disco balls and choir...
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FY-MTV
Aug 30, 2014

Cathédrale Notre Dame

The facade of the Cathédrale Notre Dame de Rouen has been immortalised in at least 30 paintings by Monet and as you stand in the square in front (Place de la Cathédrale) and gaze up at the elaborate...
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zadunajska8
May 12, 2013

Visit the magnificent cathedral

If you've seen Monet's paintings of the Cathedral in Rouen at the Musée d'Orsay, a visit to the cathedral will be a very special experience for you. You can revisit it at various times of the day and...
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Beausoleil
Aug 04, 2010

Explore the Lady Chapel and Ambulatory Monuments

In the Lady Chapel are fine stained glass windows and two elaborate tombs. On the right wall is that of the Cardinals of Amboise (both first names Georges) , both are kneeling. The one on the right is...
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hquittner
Jan 20, 2008

See the Transepts

Not to be missed are the transepts especially the North one. Here we find a Rose window with 14C glass (restored)., also there is a charming Renaissance door with a fancy gable and two flights of...
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hquittner
Jan 20, 2008

View the Chancel

The chancel is spacious and light. It is three levelled unlike the nave but is of 13C Rayonnant style. There is an ambulatory separated by graceful columns which have circular capitals with plant-like...
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hquittner
Jan 20, 2008

Examine the Interior

The nave is tall as are its arcades. In addition it is 4-levelled with tribune, triforium and traceried tall clerestory windows. This leads to very tall aisles.The transept crossing is topped by a...
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hquittner
Jan 19, 2008

See the Sides of the Church

Along the North and South sides of the church are other famous doorways. On the North is the Booksellers’ Door from 1300 and on the South the La Calende Door near where the greatest of the WWII damage...
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hquittner
Jan 19, 2008

The West Facade

Although begun in 1201, the west facade is Flamboyant Gothic. It was not finished until 1514 with two dissimilar towers and a richly decorated main doorway. The left (N) tower is Romanesque 12C, from...
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hquittner
Jan 19, 2008

History of Normandy at the hand of old graves

Inside the cathedrale notre-Dame de Rouen, a series of old graves shows the history of Normandy. Normandy was actually a colony of the Vikings (Normans), that usually only "visited" foreign towns...
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Pavlik_NL
Dec 12, 2007

Step inside the cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

In the former Tip I showed the outside, but the inside of this catehdral is a true domain of God. When you stand in the middle of the ship, the space around you is overwhelming. The height of the roof...
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Dec 12, 2007
 
 
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"Rouen : both a modern and a medieval city."
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The abbey church of Saint-Ouen

More impressive than Rouen's Notre Dame Cathedral is, in my opinion, the Abbey Church of St Ouen. It's also HUGE! This grand old church, built in the Norman Gothic style, was started in 1318. The...
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Saint-Maclou's Aître

AITRE SAINT MACLOU Originally aitre (Atrium Latin: central square enclose at the entrance of a Roman villa and by extrapolation of a church) was a cemetery. Traced back to 1348, for the black...
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Claude Monet's Gardens - Clos Normand

part three of my Clos Normand Tip with more pictures When Claude Monet Purchased in 1883 the House with the Barnyard and the Garden (which was an apple orchard and a kitchen garden) from a local...
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