Trip Planner: Europe / France / Normandy / Haute-Normandie / Seine-Maritime / Rouen / Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Experience the gothic inspiration that Impressionist painter Claude Monet felt at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, where he filled 28 canvasses with the image of this cathedral. Gargoyles that dominate the rooftop stare down as you approach the façade, but even higher up is the soaring 151-m (495-ft) lantern tower atop the transept. Prepare for sweeping panoramic views of the Norman old town and Seine Valley from the lookouts.
The abbey also has several burials, including the tomb that contained Richard the Lionheart's heart. The cathedral's strong musical tradition means you may hear a talented organist playing the massive Jacquot-Lavergne organ. The preserved archiepiscopal palace and its conserved auxiliary buildings dating to the 12th century are rare gems in France. To visit Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen on your holiday in Rouen, and find out what else Rouen has to offer, use our Rouen.
Create an itinerary including Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Tours to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen reviews
We were on a cruise that had cancelled a port in Hamburg and added Le Havre . Decided to take a train journey to Rouen and spend the day sightseeing. The Cathedral with its gothic church spires ( of.... more
We were on a cruise that had cancelled a port in Hamburg and added Le Havre . Decided to take a train journey to Rouen and spend the day sightseeing. The Cathedral with its gothic church spires ( of.... more »
This Cathedral is an amazing piece of art built and rebuilt over eight centuries from 8th to 16th century, with an earlier one standing there as early as 4c. Therefore, you can spot very different...
This Cathedral is an amazing piece of art built and rebuilt over eight centuries from 8th to 16th century, with an earlier one standing there as early as 4c. Therefore, you can spot very different... more »
World famous iconic cathedral with its flying buttresses and medieval architecture. The best views are from a boat on the Seine. There are visible signs of decay outside the building and it is very crowded at peak times.
Amazing cathedral, with the highest pike in France (Europe even?). A lot of history in and around. Almost always opened to visitors.
Plan your trip to Rouen
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Hidden gems in Rouen
Side trips from Rouen
Popular things to do in Rouen
Museums in Rouen
Historic Sites in Rouen
Trips in Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen by other users
14 days in Paris BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Louvre Museum Jardin des Tuileries La Madeleine 31 days in Spain, France & Italy BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA Paris Lourdes Carcassonne 23 days in Paris BY A USER FROM NIGERIA Paris 22 days in France, Italy & Spain BY A USER FROM COLOMBIA Paris Nice Venice 22 days in Italy, Amsterdam & Paris BY A USER FROM MEXICO Amsterdam Paris Rome 26 days in Asia, Europe & Canada BY A USER FROM INDIA New Delhi Frankfurt Vancouver