Rouen & The Normandy Coast

Rouen & The Normandy Coast

Join us on this super value weekend break to France based in the beautifully preserved city of Rouen, Normandy’s vibrant capital and the site of Joan of Arc’s demise.

Join us on this super value weekend break to France based in the beautifully preserved city of Rouen, Normandy’s vibrant capital and the site of Joan of Arc’s demise. See the splendid Gothic churches, and the cobblestoned pedestrian centre with its medieval half-timbered houses. One of Normandy's most attractive destinations, Rouen is a gem of a city with its lovingly restored medieval quarter. The skyline is dominated by the spires of the magnificent Notre Dame cathedral with its splendid Butter Tower, immortalised in paintings by world famous Claude Monet.



The 3 star Ibis Rouen Centre Rive Droite is a 10 minute walk from the historic city centre and its cathedral. Facilities include the Ibis Kitchen restaurant and the Bar Ibis. All bedrooms are air-conditioned and feature satellite TV, Wi-Fi, hairdryer and telephone. Lift to all floors.



Day One: Early departure for our journey south to Dover and a Channel ferry crossing to Calais. We then continue on via Le Touquet and Abbeville to Rouen and the Ibis Centre Hotel where we stay for the next three nights.


Day Two: A day at leisure to explore Rouen. Discover the delightful historical centre with its half-timbered houses and architectural treasures such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, St Ouen Abbey, the Palais de Justice and the church of St. Joan of Arc whose design represents the pyre on which she perished in 1431. Another main attraction is the amazing Gros Horloge, a huge astronomical clock dating back to the 16th century set beautifully within a Renaissance arch.


Day Three: Today we visit Honfleur, one of Normandy’s most picturesque old ports, set on the estuary of the River Seine. Artists have always been attracted to Honfleur and the delightful Vieux Bassin with its boats, quays and tall slate fronted waterside buildings, plus the lively old streets lined with quaint timber and stone houses. Take a stroll around and perhaps visit some of the museums and the church of St Catherine which was built entirely from wood by local ships carpenters.


Day Four: We return to Calais for our Channel crossing back to Dover and on home to North Wales.



  • Three nights accommodation with breakfast.

  • Excursions as described above.

  • Return Channel Ferry Crossings.

  • Return travel by luxury air conditioned coach.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Below is a list of pick-up points available on this tour.

Name Address Contact Details
Abergele Abergele, Bowling Green Bus Stop
Bangor, Nelson Pub Bangor, Bus Stop Opposite Nelson Pub
Bangor, Pontio Centre Bangor, Pontio Centre Bus Stop
Bethel Bethel, Primary School Bus Stop
Bontnewydd Bontnewydd, Bus Stop Near Chip Shop
Bryngwran Bryngwran, School Entrance
Caergeiliog Caergeiliog, Outside Sportsmans Pub
Caernarfon, Campbell Road Caernarfon, Bus Stop Bottom of Campbell Road
Caernarfon, Leisure Cent. Caernarfon, Bus Stop opposite Leisure Centre
Caernarfon, Morrisons Caernarfon, Morrisons Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Caernarfon, Waterloo Port Bus Stop
Caernarfon, Y Glyn Caernarfon, Y Glyn Bethel Road
Chester Chester, Holiday Inn South Hotel Bus Stop
Chirk Chirk, Moreton Park Garden Centre
Colwyn Bay Colwyn Bay, Railway Station Bus Stop
Criccieth, Medical Centre Criccieth, Medical Centre Bus Stop
Deganwy Deganwy, Railway Station Bus Stop
Ewloe Ewloe, Outside St David's Park Hotel
Gaerwen Gaerwen, Stermat Car Park
Gwalchmai Gwalchmai, Opposite Clock
Halkyn Halkyn, Outside Billy Jeans
(Springfield Hotel Return Drop Off Point)
Holyhead Holyhead, Bus Stop Outside Ferry Terminal Entrance
Llanberis, Maes Padarn Llanberis, Bus Stop Opposite Maes Padarn
Llanberis, Spar Llanberis, Outside Spar Shop
Llandegai Llandegai, Penrhyn Castle Entrance
Llandudno Llandudno, Mostyn Broadway Coach Park Bus Stop
Llandudno Jct. New Road Llandudno Junction, New Road Bus Stop
Llanfairfechan Llanfairfechan, Castle Bridge Bus Stop
Llanfairpwll Llanfairpwll, Pringles Car Park
Llangefni Llangefni, Church Street Bus Stop
Llanrug Llanrug, Arvonia Garage
Menai Bridge Menai Bridge, Library Bus Stop
Northop Northop, Red Lion Pub Bus Stop
Old Colwyn Old Colwyn, Church Walks Bus Stop
Opposite The Plough Inn
Oswestry Oswestry, Mile End Services Coach Park
Penmaenmawr Penmaenmawr, Llys Clwyd Bus Stop (Opposite Spar)
Penrhyn Bay Penrhyn Bay, Post Office
Penygroes Penygroes, Crossroads (Outside Victoria Hotel)
Porthmadog Porthmadog, Tesco Bus Stop
Pwllheli Pwllheli, Bus Station
Rhos on Sea, Cayley Arms Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Cayley Arms
Rhos on Sea, Hickorys Rhos on Sea, Bus Stop Opposite Hickorys Restaurant
St. Asaph St. Asaph, Bus Stop Outside Petrol Station
Valley Valley, Opposite Valley Hotel
Wrexham Wrexham, Bus Stand Lord Street
Y Felinheli, St. Marys Y Felinheli, St Mary's Church Bus Stop
Y Felinheli, Victoria Y Felinheli, Victoria Hotel Bus Stop

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