Côte-Sainte-Catherine is a port is located in Rouen, which is on the south side of Montréal, along the St. Lawrence Seaway. This facility is dedicated to serving the supply needs of Arctic communities and mining operations in Canada. Cargoes such as steel and special projects are also processed here. St. Catherine's seashore is a beautiful area of nature. A 32.71-hectare restricted area, its mountain range is designated as the ZNIEFF.
How to explore Côte Sainte-Catherine?
- The hill of Sainte-Catherine (Côte Sainte-Catherine) is a must-visit, for it offers a remarkable panoramic view of the city of Rouen, the Seine, and its suburbs. The hillside is covered by beautiful chalk meadows and reaches a height of 140 meters. Take up the pathway with 525 steps that will lead you to the peak of the hill from the cemetery of Mont-Gargan. The pathway and its steps date back to 1312. This hill is a beautiful area to take pictures and a great place to relax and replenish your batteries. It is the perfect place for some quiet time alone, whether you want to read a book, enjoy a picnic, or just take in the sights.
- A terrace has been created at a bend of the D95 road (Route de la Corniche) to make the most of the splendid panoramic view overlooking Rouen, the Seine, and the neighboring suburbs. Informative panels help locate the prominent landmarks and monuments of Rouen: the Cathedral, Saint-Maclou, the Parliament of Normandy, Saint-Ouen, and the Archives Tower in the Left Bank.
- Check out the Priory of Saint-Michel, dependent on the Saint-Ouen Abbey of Rouen.
- You can also visit the Abbey of Trinité-du-Mont, which later became Sainte-Catherine du Mont Abbey.
- Go to Fort Sainte-Catherine to discover the oldest, deepest secrets of the royals living there.
Rue Henri Riviere, Rouen France