Rouen is the capital of Haute-Normandie (Upper Normandy), in Normandie, and has about 500,000 inhabitants.
From the Rouen Travel Guide
Strange decor, (bright pink walls / woodwork) Four beds cramped condidtions, seperate toilet. Reception shut at 10pm, so late checkin difficult. Clean but expensive for what we got. ... more
Located in quite a run down area to the south of the Seine this was a major downfall. We arrived on a Saturday evening and were dismayed to find nearly every bar and restaurant in our dilapidated area was shut. ... more
Bon Jour from Rouen
About a year ago we ended a trip in Rouen. This is as close as you can get to Paris in ocean going vessels. On that trip we caught a cab, picked up a car and left town without being very impressed. I am glad we came back! This is a beautiful medieval [can you believe that spell check corrected my spelling ...
Posted in Our Travels by dgreening