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Artistic Heritage

Capital of Impressionism, Rouen and its Seine Valley is the cradle of one of the world’s most famous artistic movements. Land of inspiration for many artists and writers, Claude Monet, Gustave Flaubert or Pierre Corneille in mind, it continues to nourish creation in all its forms.

Guided tours

In the footsteps of the Impressionists in Rouen

To discover a revolutionary artistic movement

At the end of the 19th century, the city of Rouen offered Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Camille Pissarro many motifs: the Seine, the Cathedral, the quays… Find the evocation of the city in their time: the south bank and the factories, the Place de la Haute Vieille Tour and the Halles, the exhibition venues; theworkshops occupied by Claude Monet to paint the cathedral; the patron François Depeaux. Walk in the footsteps of the Impressionist painters and be overwhelmed by the charm of the play of clouds in the Rouen sky, the reflections of the water on the Seine and the variations of light on the facade of Notre-Dame Cathedral.

  • The duration of the guided tour is 2 hours.
  • The tour is available in French, English, Spanish, German and Japanese.

Museum of Fine Arts

A place containing many treasures

This collection, one of the most prestigious in France, brings together paintings, sculptures, drawings and objets d’art from the late Middle Ages to the present day.

  • The duration of the guided tour is ? hours.
  • The tour is availablein French and English.