Three reasons to go
- Notre-Dame Cathedral, one of France's largest, features impressive Gothic and Renaissance architecture. It was painted by Monet over 30 times.
- Dine on Normandy produce (cheese and meat platters are popular) or visit La Couronne, which is said to be France's oldest tavern.
- Normandy's capital is a must for any history lover – it's inspired countless artists and writers include Flaubert.
How to get there
Take the Ouibus from Paris Bercy. You'll arrive in approximately two hours forty minutes (136km distance)
Hire a car and drive northwest out of Paris. You'll arrive in approximately two hours (distance of 136km from city centre).
Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Rouen Rive Droite. You'll arrive in approximately 1 hour 15 minutes (136km distance).
Located around 136km northwest from the centre of Paris.