Rouen, France Overview
Rouen is the capital of the Haute-Normandie region and the historic capital city of Normandy. One of the largest and most prosperous cities of medieval Europe, it was the seat of the Exchequer of Normandy in the Middle Ages. It was one of the capitals of the Anglo-Norman dynasties, which ruled both England and large parts of modern France from the 11th to the 15th centuries. It was here that Joan of Arc was executed in 1431. People from Rouen are called Rouennais.
The population of the metropolitan area at the 1999 census was 518,316, and 532,559 at the 2007 estimate. The city proper had an estimated population of 110,276 in 2007.
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Saint-Malo is a terminal for ferry services to Poole, Portsmouth and Weymouth in England via the Channel Islands. It also has a railway station, Gare de Saint-Malo, offering direct TGV service to Rennes, Paris and several regional destinations. There is a bus service provided by Keolis.
It was formerly the seat of the Bishop of Saint-Malo. This see was created in 1146 when Jean de Châtillon, Bishop of Aleth, transferred his bishopric to the growing town of Saint-Malo on a more secure site across the river.
In 1848 the government added a wall pierced for small arms that encircled about three-quarters of the fort. The wall was intended to protect the fort against infantry attack from the land or by troops landed on the rocks on which the fort stands. The engineers also added a small bastion in front of the gate.
Jacques Cartier ( Breton: Jakez Karter; December 31, 1491 - September 1, 1557) was a French explorer of Breton origin who claimed what is now Canada for France.
Le Grand Aquarium - Saint Malo, situé à l'entrée de la cité corsaire, au cœur du bassin malouin, fait partie des principaux aquariums de France. Il a ouvert ses portes en 1996 et appartient aujourd'hui au fonds d'investissement H.I.G. Capital France associé à Laurent Bruloy, également propriétaire de nombreux autres parcs en France et en Europe.
L'île du Petit Bé (ou Bey) et son fort se situent à quelques centaines de mètres des remparts de la ville de Saint-Malo et à quelques dizaines de mètres du Grand Bé. Le fort a été construit au .
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Small Travel Gems: Rouen, France
Rouen, France Rouen, the capital of French department of Seine-Maritime, and also the historic capital of Normandy. Rouen is also known as city of a hundred bells steeple. The city has about 100,000 inhabitants and is situated on the river Seine. The old town is on the right bank.
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Rouen France (Normandy)
The historic medieval capital of Normandy is located on the Seine River (same as Paris) about 150 km from Paris to the North-West.
Amiens & Rouen, Normandy, France
An easy day-trip by train north of Paris will bring you to the cathedral towns of Amiens and Rouen, the gem of Normandy. Amiens has an attractive pedestrian zone running through the modern downtown, and an interesting, if small, Old Town, but it is the cathedral we have come to see the largest gothic cathedral in France, the land that invented this enduring form.
A visit to Rouen France, including the superb cathedral. The main square is also famous for being the spot where Joan of Arc was burned at the stake. A historic site just west of Paris. Shot on HD in 2006.
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Travel France - Visiting the Rouen Cathedral
Take a tour of Rouen Cathedral in Rouen, France -- part of the World's Greatest Attractions travel video series by GeoBeats. An architectural giant, Rouen Cathedral towers at over 490 feet tall, overlooking the city of Rouen, France. Construction of the Cathedral began in the 12th century and displays elements of early, high, and late Gothic architecture.
Rouen, Normandy, France
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Tour of Rouen, France
Tour of Rouen
Manifestation Mardi 19 octobre 2010 ROUEN/France (French strike movement) (2/3)
Rue Jeanne d'Arc 76000 Rouen