Rouen is such a charming city in Normandy with a fantastic history, and it makes an excellent day trip from Paris, so it’s definitely worth seeing if you have time to spend in France.
For about one thousand years, Rouen has had a strong role in the history of Normandy, once serving as a capital of the Duchy and later becoming a trade route centre. It’s most famous for being where Joan of Arc was imprisoned and burned at the stake in 1431.
Today, Rouen upholds its medieval past while blending beautifully with the present. You can’t miss the … Continue reading
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