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Location information for Rouen

Introduction

For a long time, Rouen was the second city of France (after Paris) and the undisputed capital of Normandy. During the Middle Ages it was a thriving city which can still be seen in the historical center. The French freedom fighter Joan of Arc was sent to the stake here by the British in 1431. The sentence was executed on the old market square.

Population

The city itself has approximately 110,000 inhabitants, but Rouen forms part of a metropolitan area where over half a million people live.

Location

Rouen is located in the northwest of France, on the River Seine. It's the capital of the Seine-Maritime department. Rouen lies approximately 135 kilometers northwest of the center of the French capital Paris.

Economy

Not much is left of the prosperity of the Middle Ages. Until the middle of the twentieth century, Rouen was an industrial center, but many industries have disappeared. Chocolate factory Ferrero and the Italian coffee maker Segafredo are, however, headquartered here. Rouen is also an educational center with a university and several business schools. Unemployment is relatively high.

Airports

Rouen Airport (in French: Aéroport de Rouen-Vallée de Seine), is situated approximately 10 kilometers southeast of the center. At the moment and only in summer months, there's only a connection with Figari on Corsica. The nearest larger airports are Le Havre-Octeville Airport and Beauvais-Tillé Airport, both over 70 kilometers from Rouen.

Public Transport

Rouen's public city transport is good. The network consists of two streetcars (also called subway, because they run underground in the center) and an extensive network of buses. There are also good bus and train connections with other places in Normandy and other departments, like Le Havre and Paris. High-speed trains (TGV) connect Rouen with Lyon and Marseille.

Traffic and Parking

Cars are prohibited in many streets in Rouen's center. It's also a fairly busy city, where it may be difficult to find your way around. There are several parking lots and garages around the center where you can park your rental car. Parking facilities are clearly signposted. The Autoroute de Normandie (A13) runs south of the city, making it easy to reach other attractions in Normandy by rental car.

Hotels

Rouen has a reasonable, but not overwhelming, choice of accommodations. You won't find truly luxurious hotels; most fall in the budget and midrange category. There are also basic guesthouses and bed & breakfasts (chambres d'hôtes). Unless you want to stay at a specific hotel, you don't have to book your accommodation in advance.

External Sources

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Practical information

  • Currency
    Euro
  • Driving direction
    Right
  • City speed limit
    50 km/h
  • Freeway speed limit
    90 km/h
  • Language
    French
  • Popular car category
    mini
  • Popular rental companies
    Europcar

What most people want to know

The following questions and answers are a selection of the most popular questions. If you do not find the answer to your question, have a look at the Frequently Asked Questions page or contact us.
Is EasyTerra Car Rental the cheapest? Yes, we offer a guarantee of the lowest price - because we compare various retailers, we can always offer you the best price in town. What do I need to do when picking up a car? To pick up your car, you will need your voucher, passport, driver's license and a credit card. It is very important that your driver's license and credit card are in the same name as the main driver. Keep in mind that the local rental company will reserve a certain amount on your credit card as a deposit. This requires the PIN code for your credit card. If your driver's license is foreign (for example, in Chinese), you must bring a translation with you. Only your original passport and driver's license will be accepted - a copy is not sufficient. Are there any additional costs? Our rates are all-inclusive. Our reservation department will inform you in advance should additional costs apply. You can always cancel your booking free of charge if you do not agree (this must be done at least 48 hours prior to the start of the car hire period). What kind of insurance is applicable to my car rental? In general, Liability Insurance, Fire Insurance, All-Risks Insurance and Theft Insurance are included in the cost of your rental car. What is a worry-free label? This label indicates that a rental car satisfies the following requirements: Unlimited kilometers, no excess liability (and no excess cover available), sustainable energy policy, and that the car rental company has a good reputation. Availability of cars satisfying these four requirements will speed up the selection of a suitable vehicle for you. How can I change or cancel my reservation? You can cancel your reservation through "My Account". We recommend contacting us by phone if your changes to your booking or cancellation takes place at short notice (48 hours or less). When will I get a confirmation of my booking? Most reservations will receive confirmation within minutes after payment takes place. We recommend contacting our Booking Department for last minute reservations (pick-up within 48 hours).
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