7 days in Rouen & Paris Itinerary

7 days in Rouen & Paris Itinerary

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7 days in Rouen & Paris Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  14​h
1
Rouen
— 1 night
bus:  1​h 15​min
2
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 12th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de St-Wandrille, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Jumieges, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny, take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, and finally wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rouen road trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rouen is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Rouen, you'll lose 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October, with highs in Rouen at 60°F and lows at 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giverny, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Abbaye de Jumieges, Abbaye de St-Wandrille
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges

4
nights
Paris

Paris
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Get a sense of the local culture at Le Marais and Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Get some historical perspective at Champs-Elysees and Arc de Triomphe. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Louvre Museum, take a stroll through Île de la Cité, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Sainte-Chapelle, and examine the collection at Musee d'Orsay.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our Paris trip planner .

Getting from Rouen to Paris by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Paris are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©

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