Gustave Flaubert – Rouen 5

From 1843 until his death, Flaubert lived and worked in his home at Croisset just a few kilometres out of Rouen. The main house has now gone, but the sunny pavilion overlooking the Seine is open to the public as a Flaubert museum.

In the grounds of Flaubert’s Pavilion there is one particularly interesting feature. Beneath the trees there is a stone covered pathway, along which he used to walk when seeking inspiration for his writing.

The pavilion is open to visitors on Saturday and Sunday afternoons in the summer.

Flaubert Pavilion Rouen 

 

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