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Rouen, the City of One Hundred Spires

Explore the rich history and legends of Rouen on a guided walking tour of one of France's most beautiful cities.

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Rouen, the City of One Hundred Spires

Board a train in Paris and travel through the French countryside to the beautiful medieval city of Rouen. Begin your walk through history at the towering Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Rouen. Beneath the gothic spires that inspired Monet's series of paintings listen as your guide tells the tales of some of the greatest figures in history who found their final resting place here. Leave the gothic splendor behind as your wind your way through cobblestoned streets to the Le Gros Horloge where you'll marvel at the ornate detail of this wonderful 14th century astronomical clock. Wander further into the City of One Hundred spires and discover the many churches that earned Rouen this name. Visit the Church of Joan of Arc and then make your way to the city's market place where the heroine was burnt at the stake. As your tour draws to an end take advantage of your guides wealth of knowledge and make use of their recommendations if you choose to stay a little longer in this beautiful town.

Tour Details

The tour features all the historic sites in Rouen including the Cathedral of Notre-Dame de Rouen, Le Gros-Horloge, and the places associated with Joan of Arc’s final days. The tour price is €105 per person plus €47 round trip train tickets to Rouen. A personalized, private tour with only your party’s inclusion is €495 plus additional costs.

  • DURATION:
    • The tour lasts approximately 4 hours and commences rain or shine. Dress accordingly!
  • AVAILABILITY:
    • This tour usually runs every Thursday and Sunday. No tours are scheduled on some French and multinational holidays.
  • CANCELLATION POLICY:
    • 85% refund for any tour cancellation made forty-eight hours or more prior to the tour.
    • If you are running late to your tour, call the emergency number. Otherwise, the tour may leave without you, thus leaving you with a non-refundable, missed tour.
  • MEETING POINT:
    • Gare St-Lazare, Paris.