3 days in Normandy Itinerary

3 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Rouen

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes, then admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Rouen driving holiday tool.

Charlotte, USA to Rouen is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is 6 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Charlotte in April; daily highs in Rouen reach 59°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

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Normandy travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Gardens
Discover the Alabaster Coast along the steep Normandy coast with spectacular chalk cliffs, a number of scenic villages, posh seaside holiday resorts, the Channel Islands, and the English Channel. The Channel Islands, although British Crown Dependencies, are considered culturally and historically a part of Normandy. Upper Normandy is predominantly more industrial, while Lower Normandy is predominantly agricultural. The shoreline is famed for the D-Day invasion by Allied troops on June 6, 1944, where you'll find museums and monuments with historical significance to World War II. As you explore the old towns, note the Norman architecture that follows a pattern similar to the English Romanesque architecture following the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Typical Norman villages have many half-timbered houses in their old towns and historical vessels in their old ports. One of the most popular things to do along the Alabaster Coast is sampling its local products: The region produces hard apple ciders, Calvados apple brandies, and famous Bénédictine liqueur instead of wine due to its abundance of apple orchards.