Explore Rouen, a veritable open-air studio for Impressionist artists
What to see and do
around Rouen and the Seine’s Meanders
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Head up to the top of the Côte Sainte-Catherine above Rouen at sunrise or sunset. Scan the horizon, taking in the Seine, its bridges, Rouen’s church towers and other elements that stand out in this urban landscape that would encourage the creation of many an Impressionist masterpiece. rouentourisme.com
From Sahurs, take the little ferry to cross the Seine for La Bouille, following in Sisley’s tracks. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of this charming village and have a good look around the art galleries lined along the quay and down the lanes. Free crossing every 20 mins or so during the day.