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From: Uniworld River Baroness cruise review

Day 4: Rouen

Half-timbered house in Rouen

Day 4 began with a morning walking tour in Rouen's historic center, which was said to have about 2,000 half-timbered houses, some dating back to the 15th Century.

Half-timbered house in Rouen with Century 21 Real Estate sign

A majority of the houses had been restored, and some were available for sale or rent. (What could be a nicer souvenir than a deed to an 18th Century vacation home in Rouen?)

Art gallery in Rouen, France

Some of the half-timbered buildings had businesses at street level, such as this art gallery on the rue Saint Romain.

Shop facades and signs in Rouen, France

We were taken with the signs on two shops: one featuring an umbrella, the other a violin. (Fortunately for the faint of heart, there were no shops on the street selling adult novelties.)

Macarons store in Rouen

Auzou Chocolatier, Rouen

Not far away, Auzou--a long-established purveyor of macarons and fine chocolates--treated River Baroness passengers to candied almonds.

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Day-by-day River Baroness cruise photos:
Day 1: Embarkation in Paris
Day 2: Les Andelys
Day 3: D-Day Sites
Day 4: Rouen
Day 5: Honfleur, Caudebec-en-Caux
Day 6: Giverny
Day 7: A Day in Paris
Day 8: Disembarkation

Also see:
Uniworld River Baroness cruise review
Paris for Visitors
Uniworld River Countess cruise review (Venice and Venetian Lagoon)