Where to stay around Rouen?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 144 holiday lettings near Rouen. From 72 Condos/Apartments to 32 Houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Rouen is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Rouen?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Rouen. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Europe Tram Station: 236 holiday lettings
  • Rouen Cathedral: 238 holiday lettings
  • Place du Vieux-Marche: 236 holiday lettings
  • Musee de la Ceramique: 238 holiday lettings
  • Palais de Justice Tram Station: 237 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Rouen listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Rouen?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 72 Condos/Apartments in Rouen. Our other popular types of Rouen holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 32 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Chalets: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I rent downtown rentals in Rouen?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 54 downtown rentals in Rouen. You have also many other possibilities in Rouen area, including:

  • Waterfront rentals: 21 holiday rentals
  • Beach rentals: 16 holiday rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday lettings.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Rouen?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 5 holiday homes with pool available in Rouen. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a holiday apartment in Rouen your home away from home

    The beautiful and historic city of Rouen is in Northern France, nestled on the bank of the river Seine. A holiday apartment in Rouen is an ideal base to explore the best that Normandy has to offer. The historic sights of Rouen and the surrounding antique towns, the beautiful countryside and the lovely Normandy beaches are all easily accessible. You will feel right at home as your holiday apartment in Rouen offers all the modern conveniences you would expect for a comfortable and relaxing stay.

    Things to do

    p>Steeped in history, Rouen was once one of the largest and most prosperous towns in medieval Europe and was the ancient capital of Normandy. As such, the architectural sights of Rouen are spectacular and including the castle, the Palais de Justice, the university, various impressive churches and a number of excellent museums. The variety of things to see and do in this warm and friendly area will ensure your stay in a holiday apartment in Rouen is one that is bound to be unforgettable.

    -The Cathedrale Notre Dame de Rouen is one place that should be at the top of your list to visit. This beautiful cathedral, one of the most famous in France, is crowned by 3 impressive towers and decorated by lacy gothic stonework. Behind the cathedral is the Archbishop’s Palace, which is the site where in 1431 Joan of Arc was tried as a heretic. If you visit during the summer months you will be treated to a spectacular sound and light show that is projected onto the front of the cathedral.

    -The Musee Jeanne d Arc is another great place to visit. This museum celebrates the life of Joan of Arc. The 1400s lifestyle is recreated using wax figures and you can delve deep into the story of the warrior saint.

    -The Jardin des Plantes are beautiful botanical gardens that cover over 8 hectares. As you stroll around the gardens you will discover a huge variety of plants as well as see various fish and animals. It is a most pleasant way to spend a few hours.

    -Shopping is great in Rouen. Want to satisfy your sweet tooth? Then take a visit to the Auzou chocolate shop with its beautifully made confectionery. There are also some excellent markets where you can buy fresh local produce. They are a great place to shop for supplies to cook your meals in your Rouen holiday apartment. Don’t forget to pick up delicious cheeses and apples, and of course a bottle of cider or calvados (apple brandy), the favourite regional tipples of Normandy.

    -Sightseeing opportunities outside of Rouen are plentiful. It’s an hour’s drive to the coast and the beaches of Normandy. You can visit the sites of the D-Day landings or find a quiet spot to enjoy the sun, sea and sand. Le Havre is a large port city full of attractions, while nearby Honfleur and Deauville have sufficient of interest to make for worthy day trips from Rouen holiday homes.

    The weather in Rouen

    Rouen has a mild but humid temperate climate. Temperatures can vary greatly too, from an average of 1°C in winter to 23°C in summer. The temperatures are warmest from June to September. Humidity in the region is generally always above 50% and has been known to reach 100%. The area also has no dry season; most months have, at least, light drizzle.

    Getting to Rouen

    The easiest way to reach Rouen is to drive over on the ferry into Dieppe. There is a train station at Rouen so taking a train via Eurotunnel and Paris is another option. If you choose to fly into Paris, you can pick up a hire car and still be in your holiday apartment in Rouen in well under 2 hours.

    Activities and attractions in Rouen

    Are you hoping to find top things to see and do while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Rouen a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Rouen Espace Karting (2.2 mi / 3.5 km)
    • Rouen Mont-Saint-Aignan Golf Course (2.3 mi / 3.8 km)
    • Parc de Cleres (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
    • Lery-Poses Golf (10.9 mi / 17.5 km)
    • Biotropica Zoological Conservatory (11 mi / 17.7 km)
    • S2PL Saint Pierre Paintball Loisirs (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)

    Exploring the natural landscape of Rouen

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Rouen. Here are a few of the area's most stunning natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Square Verdrel (0.3 mi / 0.4 km)
    • Jardin des Plantes (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
    • Roumare Forest (5 mi / 8 km)
    • Parc de Cleres (10.8 mi / 17.4 km)
    • Jardin des Sculptures Chateau de Bois-Guilbert (15.5 mi / 25 km)
    • Jardin du Mesnil (16.9 mi / 27.1 km)