The river and its loops offer no less than 23 walking circuits with a range of 2 to 15 km
The forest of Roumare and the river banks of the Seine provide a wonderful setting for bike rides.
The formal capital of the dukes of Normandy is a big town that numbers 100,000 inhabitants. It is sometimes referred to as the town with 100 church-towers and is renowned for its historic heritage and architecture, its gourmet Norman cuisine and its quiet surroundings
Visitors will greatly enjoy wandering around the old centre of Rouen and its large pedestrian precinct (rue du Gros Horloge which takes you to the spectacular Great Clock housed in a Gothic belfry with a Renaissance archway, rue Saint Romain, rue Damiette, rue Eau de Robec, etc.) or they can also choose to stroll along the north bank of the river where they will see the new transporter bridge inaugurated in 2008 (the longest of its kind in Europe – it is 670 meters long).
Rouen is the perfect haunt for museum lovers. There are several museums in Rouen, including a Museum of Fine Arts (with an important display of Impressionist Paintings) and a Museum of Ceramics (historically an important product in the town).