Daydreaming of quaint, cobblestone streets, majestic cathedrals, and lively markets alongside exquisite countryside? All this and more can be found in Normandy, France's beautiful northwest province. Take in the region's iconic character while enjoying a relaxing stay at Les Maisons de Léa, a member of Radisson Individuals, or at Radisson Blu Hotel, Rouen Centre. While you are preparing to uncover its secrets, here are a few ideas on how to spend your days.
Rouen, the city of 'a hundred spires' as Victor Hugo famously described it, is so called due to its Medieval buildings, including the highest cathedral in France standing over 150 meters tall. With its rich cultural heritage, it is easy to see why Rouen is named the capital of Normandy.
Looking for some of the best spots in the city to see on a day trip and some interesting tales?
Normandy is also known for its delicious local produce. Do not leave the region without tasting a few specialties!
Why limit yourself to two beautiful destinations when you can enjoy more? Only an hour and a half from Paris by car or 1 hour by train, Rouen is an easily accessible destination and the perfect day trip from one of the world's most loved capitals. Pretty Honfleur also lies 2 hours by car or 3 hours by train from the city of love, making it a slightly long, but most definitely worthwhile, day outing. Travel from one of our hotels in Paris to explore France's stunning northwest.
Whatever you choose to do, Normandy and its quaint cities and towns are always going to be a must-see; so discover this one-of-a-kind province's secrets and peculiarities, past and present, while making yourself at home at Les Maisons de Léa, a member of Radisson Individuals or Radisson Blu Hotel, Rouen Center.