Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Rouen, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 25 sights
Distance 6.2 km
Ascend 116 m
Descend 75 m

Experience Rouen in France in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Activities in RouenIndividual Sights in Rouen

Sight 1: Église Sainte-Madeleine

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The Church of Sainte-Madeleine is a Roman Catholic church in Rouen, France.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Madeleine de Rouen (FR)

268 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 2: Musée Flaubert - Histoire de la Médecine

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Musée Flaubert - Histoire de la Médecine François Leclercq / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Flaubert Museum and the History of Medicine is a museum in Rouen that occupies the birthplace of Gustave Flaubert, in the former Hôtel-Dieu. It has the label Musée de France and the label Maisons des Illustres. The Hôtel-Dieu has been listed as a historical monument since 11 March 1932.

Wikipedia: Musée Flaubert et d'histoire de la médecine (FR), Website

537 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Maison natale Pierre Corneille

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The Pierre-Corneille Museum is a museum dedicated to the writer Pierre Corneille, located in his birthplace in Rouen, near the Place du Vieux-Marché. Pierre Corneille, who was born there on June 6, 1606, lived there for 56 years, writing his plays including Le Cid, before selling this family home in 1683.

Wikipedia: Musée Pierre-Corneille (Rouen) (FR), Website

113 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 4: Jeanne au bûcher

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Joan at the Stake, also known as the statue of Joan at the Stake, is a stone statue of Joan of Arc, sculpted by Maxime Real del Sarte with the collaboration of Roger de Villiers in 1927 and erected in Rouen, Place du Vieux-Marché, outside the church of Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

Wikipedia: Jeanne au bûcher (statue) (FR)

287 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Temple Saint-Éloi

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The Protestant Temple of Saint-Éloi de Rouen is a religious building located on the Place du Pasteur-Martin-Luther-King in Rouen. A former Catholic church from 1228 to the Revolution, it was assigned to the Reformed Church in 1803. The parish is now a member of the United Protestant Church of France.

Wikipedia: Temple protestant Saint-Éloi de Rouen (FR), Website

344 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel

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The Church of Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel is a former Catholic church, now in ruins, the remains of which stand in the French commune of Rouen in the Seine-Maritime department, in the Normandy region. It was badly damaged in 1944.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Pierre-du-Châtel de Rouen (FR)

142 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Gros-Horloge

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The Gros-Horloge is a 14th century astronomical clock in Rouen, Normandy.

Wikipedia: Gros Horloge (EN)

273 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 8: Église Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc

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Église Sainte-Jeanne-d'ArcHerbert Frank from Wien (Vienna), AT / CC BY 2.0

The Church of Saint Joan of Arc is a Catholic church in the city centre of Rouen, northern France.

Wikipedia: Church of St Joan of Arc (EN)

205 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 9: Ancienne église Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers

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The Salle Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers is a former church, which is located on the street of the same name, north of the Place du Vieux-Marché, in Rouen. The church has been listed as a historical monument since January 10, 1928.

Wikipedia: Église Sainte-Croix-des-Pelletiers (FR)

112 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 10: Synagogue

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The Rouen Synagogue is an Orthodox Jewish congregation and synagogue, located at 55 rue des Bons-Enfants in Rouen, in the region of Normandy, France. The congregation is affiliated with the Israelite Central Consitory of France, and worships in the Sephardic rite.

Wikipedia: Rouen Synagogue (EN)

153 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Hôtel de Sacy

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Hôtel de SacyEdhral from Saint-Mandé, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Hôtel de Sacy is a private mansion located in Rouen, France.

Wikipedia: Hôtel de Sacy (FR)

224 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 12: Église Saint-Patrice

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Église Saint-PatriceEdhral from Saint-Mandé, France / CC BY-SA 2.0

St. Patrick's Church is a Roman Catholic church in Rouen, France.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Patrice de Rouen (FR)

320 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 13: Tour Jeanne d'Arc

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Tour Jeanne d'Arc CJW / Attribution

Rouen Castle was a fortified ducal and royal residence in the city of Rouen, capital of the duchy of Normandy, now in France. With the exception of the tower wrongly associated with Joan of Arc, which was restored by Viollet-le-Duc, the castle was destroyed at the end of the 16th century, its stones quarried for other construction.

Wikipedia: Rouen Castle (EN)

201 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 14: Musée de la Céramique

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The Rouen Ceramic Museum is a museum located in the hôtel d'Hocqueville in the French city of Rouen. It has the title Museum of France. It was established in 1864, and contains a collection of around 5000 pieces.

Wikipedia: Rouen Ceramic Museum (EN), Website

134 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 15: Musée des Beaux-Arts

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The Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen is a museum located in the city centre of Rouen, Normandy. It is one of the richest museums of its kind in the province.

Wikipedia: Musée des beaux-arts de Rouen (FR), Website

162 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 16: Église Saint-Godard

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The Saint-Godard Church is a Catholic place of worship in the city center of Rouen, in the Vieux-Marché / Cathedral district, located near the Le Secq des Tournelles museum and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Godard de Rouen (FR)

108 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 17: Musée Le Secq des Tournelles

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The Secq des Tournelles museum is a museum of ironwork located in an old disused church in Rouen. The building is located in the Vieux-Marché - Cathédrale district, in the immediate vicinity of the Saint-Godard church and the Museum of Fine Arts.

Wikipedia: Musée Le Secq des Tournelles (FR), Website

386 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 18: Statue de Napoléon

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The Monument to Napoleon I is a bronze equestrian statue by the sculptor Vital Gabriel Dubray located on the Place du Général-de-Gaulle in Rouen.

Wikipedia: Statue de Napoléon (Rouen) (FR)

498 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 19: Église Saint-Nicaise

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The Church of Saint-Nicaise is a church located in the Saint-Marc - Croix de Pierre - Saint-Nicaise districts of Rouen. It is now closed to worship and has been disused since 2017.

Wikipedia: Église Saint-Nicaise de Rouen (FR)

357 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 20: Chapelle Corneille

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Saint-Louis Church, often referred as Lycée Corneille's Chapel, was a Roman Catholic church in Rouen, Normandy, France. The building was formerly the chapel of the nearby Lycée Corneille. In 2016, it was turned into an auditorium.

Wikipedia: Saint-Louis Church, Rouen (EN)

148 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 21: Chapelle Saint-Louis

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The former priory of Saint-Louis-de-la-Rougemare, located on the Place de la Rougemare, in Rouen, now houses the theatre of the Saint-Louis chapel. The former Saint-Louis chapel has been classified as a historical monument since September 16, 1957.

Wikipedia: Prieuré Saint-Louis-de-la-Rougemare (FR)

336 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 22: Muséum d'histoire naturelle

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The Rouen Museum was founded in 1828 by Adrien Charles Deshommets de Martainville, mayor of Rouen. He occupied the convent of Sainte-Marie, in Rouen, France. It holds the Musée de France label. It has been part of the Réunion des musées métropolitains Rouen Normandie since 1 January 2016.

Wikipedia: Muséum d'histoire naturelle de Rouen (FR), Website

197 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 23: Théâtre des Deux Rives

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The Théâtre des Deux Rives is a theatre hall that can accommodate 208 spectators. It is located at 48 rue Louis-Ricard, in Rouen, Normandy.

Wikipedia: Théâtre des 2 Rives (FR), Website

150 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 24: Chapelle des Franciscaines

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Chapelle des Franciscaines

The Franciscan Chapel is a Roman Catholic chapel in Rouen, France.

Wikipedia: Chapelle des Franciscaines de Rouen (FR)

511 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 25: Centre de ressources du Munaé

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The National Museum of Education (MUNAÉ) is a French museum located in Rouen. It is a service of the Canopé network. It has the Musée de France label.

Wikipedia: Musée national de l'Éducation (FR), Website


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