The triangular trade in Rouen, and by extension trade relations with the colonies, will collide through multiple narratives. The stories of the researcher and tour guide, of the poet and storyteller, of the committed citizen, and of the passionate woman accompanied by a musician.
It’s up to you to choose the tour that suits you, or to do them all…! !
What traces of slavery remain in Normandy? How was the region transformed by the impact of the triangular trade? Who were the men involved in the Atlantic slave trade? Starting on May 10, the symbolic date of the National Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade, Slavery and its Abolition, the exhibition Esclavage, mémoires normandes (Slavery, Norman memories) presents an initial survey of scientific knowledge on the involvement of Normans in the slave trade between 1750 and 1848.
Rouen Tourisme offers you a unique program to help you experience the five heritages of Normandy’s capital. History, gastronomy, the arts, nature and industry are all on offer in the form of visits, experiences and activities to share with family and friends, after work, over the weekend or on vacation. Let us surprise you… Ready, set, discover according to your desires!