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Sailors during the Armada

Attend religious celebrations with the sailors or see them leave their ships during a parade in downtown Rouen… So many moments of sharing and discovering that the Armada offers…

The religious celebrations of the sailors,

a must-have

Attend the religious celebrations with the sailors of the Armada 2023. This highlight of the nautical gathering will allow you to communewith the crews of the most beautiful sailing ships in the world.A free appointment, open to all, which is a real success at each edition.

In 2019, more than 2,000 people attended on the Avenue Pasteur in Rouen to the mass. On the Rollet peninsula, the Archbishop of Rouen, assisted by 700 choristers, led these religious celebrations in tribute to the sailors of the Armada.

This solemn moment is an opportunity to pay tribute to the entire marine world and to those lost at sea. The public will be able to attend the ceremony in several languages such as Polish, Italian, Spanish or even Portuguese.

This event is part of the unmissable moments of the Armada 2023, just like the parade and the jogging of the sailors.


The parade of the sailors of the Armada,

a parade in the streets of Rouen

See you on Wednesday, June 14, 2023 from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. to salute the sailors of the Armada. All the crews of the sailing ships, training boats, schooners and military vessels will be gathered to stroll in a row through the streets of downtown Rouen.

The parade of sailors is a real spectacle. Free and accessible to all, the parade will allow you to admire the uniforms of each crew. From the sailor to the commander, the sailors of the Armada will parade with pride to meet the people of Rouen and the public.

This moment of exchange between the spectators and the crews coming from the four corners of the world is an event not to be missed.

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