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Things to do in Upper Normandy

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Church
“The Cathedral Notre Dame of Rouen is certainly one of the most important monument of Rouen. Build through the centuries, each stone tells us a particular story.”
  • 67 locals recommend
Art Museum
“For art lovers! Here you will find both a permanent collection (including some of Calude Monets works created in Rouen) and changing exhibits.”
  • 44 locals recommend
Art Museum
“Beautiful museum along the waterfront with special exhibits. The second largest collection in France of Impressionist paintings. We also recommend the cafeteria for lunch.”
  • 52 locals recommend
Casino
“Fantastic cocktails (the barman came to my wedding) - ask for the Mojidos! The place is not cheap however and can get busy.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Garden
“Si vous souhaitez avoir une vue panoramiques sur le Havre et la mer, c'est un lieu à ne pas manquer”
  • 35 locals recommend
Park
“Why not take a wander round Monet's gardens and get a feel of what inspired this great painter. ”
  • 28 locals recommend
Road
“This is the main shopping street with plenty of other shopping streets branching off. If you want to shop, head in this direction.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Hotel
“Plus qu'un Zoo, Cerza est un centre de reproduction destiné à sauvegarder les espèces en voie d'extinction. Parcours en train au plus proche de la nature...”
  • 33 locals recommend
History Museum
“Fecamp is another traditional old port town. It has many bars and restaurants, and you can wander around the old streets of the town. ”
  • 39 locals recommend
Plaza
“It is the squar where Joan of Arc has been sentenced to death. in the middle of the square, you have a church with huge beautiful stained glasses”
  • 35 locals recommend
Historic Site
“A must visit. This clock tower was once a gate to the city. You can learn all about it in the little museum inside. It is also on the longest and oldest pedestrian street in France. The main cathedral can be seen through the arch which is photo opportunity not to be missed. ”
  • 26 locals recommend
Castle
“Louis XIV's horse stud and equestrien displays Thursdays, tours of the stables and history of horse breeding and training in France. Beautiful parklands and views. Well worth a visit.”
  • 29 locals recommend
Museum
“Honfleur est le berceau de l'impressionnisme et a attiré de nombreux artistes. Un musée intimiste en retrace l'histoire et permet de découvrir de magnifiques œuvres d'art.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Church
“The bell-tower is beautiful, you have to go inside and look at the great stained-glass windows.”
  • 26 locals recommend
Casino
“Nice building; work in progress to reinstate the "bain de Trouville" famous place where the Parisian bourgeoisie met in the 19 century”
  • 23 locals recommend
Church
“Deuxième ville de pèlerinage en France après Lourdes, Lisieux est connue dans le monde entier grâce à Sainte-Thérèse. Que vous soyez pèlerins et visiteurs, la Basilique de Lisieux est une étape incontournable de votre voyage.”
  • 24 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Casino
“Fantastic cocktails (the barman came to my wedding) - ask for the Mojidos! The place is not cheap however and can get busy.”
  • 39 locals recommend
Casino
“Nice building; work in progress to reinstate the "bain de Trouville" famous place where the Parisian bourgeoisie met in the 19 century”
  • 23 locals recommend
Bar
“My best recommendation Very nice place especially during summer :) Nice point of view on the sea it's possible to eat also some snacks ( burger, French fries, veggie food, etc... ) ”
  • 27 locals recommend
Seafood Restaurant
“Institution of the Norman Coast since 1927. Specialties: fish and shellfish.”
  • 36 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“La Taverne Paillette has a long history since the 1600's. Always vibrant and filled with patrons looking for a no-fussed dinner atmosphere. Highly recommend their Royal seafood platter.”
  • 21 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“This cosy restaurant is always open and nearly always full. A large room with a couple of little alcoves and a big log fire. Food is good and filling. Advisable to book.”
  • 21 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Petit restaurant très sympathique, travaillant des produits frais et de saison. A deux pas du Trouville Palace.”
  • 26 locals recommend
French Restaurant
“Superbe intérieur, modern decor and a relaxed atmosphere. The food is also excellent based on seasonal produce. The fixed price menu is good value. Book ahead at weekends and holidays.”
  • 19 locals recommend

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