Rouen Tourism

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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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 5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 15 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 5 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 5 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 15 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 40 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 90 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 65 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 20 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35 (Low)
  • Living in Rouen - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 82.19 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 56.9 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.5 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.53 (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 0.26 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.74 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 45.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.85 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 93.93 USD

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

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