Suite Novotel Rouen Normandie
Travel Blogs from Rouen
... it took three hours to get to our destination. On arrival we were shunted with all the other tourists and queued to purchase our tickets. Claude Monet noticed the village of Giverny while looking out of a train window. He made up his mind to move there and rented a house and the area surrounding it. In 1890 he had enough money to buy the house and land outright and set out to create the magnificent ...
We awoke to our usual clear skies, yesterday's rain forgotten. After breakfast and a few odd jobs that needed doing we went out for our final shop of the trip. We perused the local large hypermarche and came out with a trolley laden with beer,wine, cheese and sweets, some as gifts and some for us. We took a scenic drive back to the campsite, it is in quite a pleasant area and it looks like it deserves a little longer than we had to do it justice, maybe next ...
... before 3 years ago so we knew where to go or so we thought. They had made some changes since our last visit, they now have a nice new tram system installed, very efficient. A quick once round the pretty centre, admiring the buildings and bridges, and of course shops then we made are way out to an out of town shopping area and had an easier time topping up supplies and getting a few things without dodging the swarming students that seem to ...
... could speak a little French and by the time we were finished, the patient waitress smiled at us for trying and the remainder of the evening was full of conversation, laughter and excellent food! Across the street, a man with a Les Paul guitar set up a small amplifier and began playing beautiful music which made a perfect atmosphere!
Tired from our long day, we found the nearest Metro and returned to our hotel....thankful for another beautiful day in Paris!
Today is a quiet day, sleep in only up at 0700 today. Nice breakfast and then there is the opportunity to have a walk into Les Andelys. We aren't having a walk today, Tricia tripped over a kerb last night so her leg has a small ( she says it's a large one) bruise on it so we are having a day on board. Luckily today is a day sailing for most of the day and she is getting her hair done at ...
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- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed