Visit Rouen - Best of Rouen

Once one of the most important cities of Upper Normandy, Rouen has become famous too for two of it’s great citizens: Joan of Arc, who was burnt at stake here; and Gustave Flaubert, infamous for his (then) racy novel, Madame Bovary. Its famous architecture is mostly Gothic, with a good scattering of half-timbered buildings. Also adding to it’s legacy is the ceramics museum that commemorates Rouen’s fame for the same through the 16th – 18th centuries.

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The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Rouen

  • Save 7% Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from Rouen
    Private Tour: D-Day Beaches from RouenNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Visit coastal Normandy and explore Europes World War II history on this private 8-hour tour of the D-Day beaches from Rouen. ...

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  • Save 7% Private Tour  Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from Rouen
    Private Tour Rouen Bayeux and Falaise Day Trip from RouenNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 8 Hrs

    Discover the hidden secrets and top attractions of Normandy on this private day trip to Rouen, Bayeux, and Falaise from Rouen...

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  • Panorama XXL Admission Ticket
    Panorama XXL Admission TicketNew on TripHobo

    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Discover Panorama XXL, the only cultural site in France which exhibits the largest 360 panoramas in the world. A mixture of p...

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  • Save 4% Mobile Wifi Everywhere in Rouen
    Mobile Wifi Everywhere in RouenNew on TripHobo

    Duration: Flexible

    You will get the best solution to get the internet throughout your trip in France, with the rental of a personal WiFi hotspot...

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Facts and Stats for Rouen*

  • Pollution Statistics in Rouen

    Know the pollution level of Rouen before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 35.71 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 75 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 75 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 25 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 37.5 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 100 (Very High)
  • Rouen: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Rouen for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Rouen.

    • Burglary and Theft 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 33.33 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 91.67 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 70.83 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 4.17 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 41.67 (Moderate)
  • Living in Rouen - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 82.84 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.67 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.27 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Rouen

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Rouen

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.79 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 100.18 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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