Our Top 5 best things to do in Rouen
Discover the unusual activities to do in Rouen in Normandy!
You want to organize a weekend or a stay in Rouen and know the unusual activities to do in Rouen?
Our team invites you to discover its TOP 5 activities to do during your stay in Rouen, for an unforgettable stay with family, friends or as a couple!
The Fine Arts Museum
Esp. Marcel Duchamp - 76000 Rouen
The Rouen Museum of Fine Arts is a must-see in Normandy! It will be essential for you to discover the city! Created in 1801 under Napoleon Bonaparte, the Rouen Museum of Fine Arts has continued to evolve over the years.
Today, it is one of the most complete museums in France, with more than 8,000 works of art displayed in 60 rooms. The works to be admired are diverse but all as sublime as the others.
One will love to contemplate the paintings, sculptures, drawings and decorative objects, made by the greatest European artists, such as Velasquez, Caravaggio, Monet, Renoir, Rubens, Puget, Modigliani or Delacroix.
Several temporary exhibitions are also organized throughout the year, some of them with international visibility.
To learn more, we invite you to read our dedicated article on the Rouen Museum of Fine Arts.
La Colline Sainte-Catherine
Route de la Corniche - 76240 Bonsecours
For the more athletic, the Sainte-Catherine Hill will delight you! With 525 steps to climb, this hill offers one of the most beautiful panoramas that you can admire in Normandy!
It is also from the Sainte-Catherine Hill that the famous painter Claude Monet realized his work General view of Rouen in 1892.
The Jardin des Plantes
114B Av. des Martyrs de la Résistance - 76100 Rouen
With its very large surface area of 85,000m2, the Jardin des Plantes de Rouen is in our TOP 5 of the must-see places in Rouen in Normandy, notably for its exceptional conservation of plant species from the 5 continents.
One of the most spectacular elements of the Jardin des Plantes is the impressive 170 year old greenhouse which dominates the space and houses a wide variety of plants, such as carnivorous plants but also from arid environments, the Mediterranean...
The Jardin des Plantes de Rouen also has a bird sanctuary.
We recommend it to you if you are looking for a magical place for a walk with your family, friends or couple under the sign of relaxation.
The Forest of Roumare
32, avenue du Parc - 76690 CLÈRES
Ideal to visit to discover the richness of nature, the Forest of Roumare is an exceptional and majestic place, where you can discover a wildlife park with fallow deer, deer, roe deer but also wild boars, and this, on more than 4 000 hectares.
This forest with animal park, created in 1966, represents the privileged place of observation of the big regional forest fauna. Access is free all week long, and is therefore an ideal place for a pleasant hike, a tasty picnic, all according to your desires!
The Parc des Clères
222 Route Forestière de la Réunion - 76380 Val-de-la-Haye
The Animal and Botanical Park of Clères is a must for young and old, and will make you live unforgettable moments for sure!
On the program, shows and animations for the whole family like ornithological outings, artistic and naturalist workshops but also guided tours, exhibitions and special days!
Want to discover more before going to the Parc des Clères? Do not hesitate to visit the official website of the Parc des Clères.
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