10 days in Normandy Itinerary

10 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Rouen
— 1 night
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Ouistreham
— 2 nights
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Sainte-Mere-Eglise
— 3 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights

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Rouen

Rouen
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 21st (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Jumieges, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then stop by Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, admire the striking features of St. Maclou's Church, then view the masterpieces at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Palais de Justice.

To see other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Rouen trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Rouen is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or fly. In August in Rouen, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Ouistreham.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Abbaye de Jumieges
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Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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Ouistreham

Ouistreham ©
With fine, sandy beaches on the English Channel, Ouistreham is a small port town with fishing boats, leisure crafts, and a ferry harbor.
On the 23rd (Sun), explore the striking landscape at Falaise des Vaches Noires, then bet on a winner at Hippodrome Deauville La Touques, then kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, and finally stroll through Promenade Marcel Proust. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Biscuiterie Jeannette 1850, learn about all things military at Musee de la Batterie de Merville, take in the views from Pegasus Bridge, then take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, and finally see the interesting displays at Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Ouistreham vacation maker website.

You can drive from Rouen to Ouistreham in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sainte-Mere-Eglise.

Things to do in Ouistreham

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Ranville, Deauville City, Musee de la Batterie de Merville, Falaise des Vaches Noires, Promenade Marcel Proust
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Falaise des Vaches Noires ©
Falaise des Vaches Noires
Pegasus Bridge ©
Pegasus Bridge
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial

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nights
Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise ©
Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. Get outdoors at Omaha Beach and Cap Carteret. Explore hidden gems such as Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe and Normandy Victory Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sainte-Mere-Eglise: Normandy American Cemetery (in Colleville-sur-Mer), D-Day Monument (in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer) and Le Phare de Gatteville (in Gatteville-le-Phare). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of Sainte-Mère-Église, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Gratot, and look for gifts at Maison Gosselin.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Sainte-Mere-Eglise journey builder site.

Traveling by car from Ouistreham to Sainte-Mere-Eglise takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Ouistreham in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Sainte-Mere-Eglise: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Normandy American Cemetery, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, World War 2 Museum, Batteries de Crisbecq
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe
La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery) ©

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore hidden gems such as Mont Saint-Michel Bay and Terrasse de l'Ouest. Get some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Cimetiere d"Avranches. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Mont-Saint-Michel: Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James), Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus) and Granville (Yver Chocolatier Patissier & Musee Christian Dior). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel and don't miss a visit to Tour du Nord.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel road trip site.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Sainte-Mere-Eglise to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Granville, Cimetiere d"Avranches, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Zoo de Champrepus
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Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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