"Nous allons à Rouen . . ." Rouen by Beausoleil
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If you are looking for a stunning cathedral, half-timbered houses, a charming historic district and lots of history, don't miss Rouen.
Take the little train tour when you arrive. It gives you a good orientation and then you can tour on foot.
I don't know why more people don't visit Rouen when they go to see the D-Day beaches. Rouen is a vibrant, historic city on the Seine between Giverny and Honfleur and you can easily spend a few days there. It is also a very clean, well-kept city so very pleasant to visit.
St. Ouen was an abbey and is a Gothic dream of light pouring through huge stained glass windows. We liked it better than the cathedral and it was in a lovely park setting. Don't miss it.
There are lovely little outdoor restaurants at every turn. When you get tired of walking, stop for a coffee or stop for lunch.
- Pros:Lovely, historic, quaint city without the tourist mania
- In a nutshell:Relax and enjoy a very French city.
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