10 days in Pontoise & Coutances Itinerary

10 days in Pontoise & Coutances Itinerary

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Pontoise ©
Pontoise is a commune in the northwestern suburbs of Paris, France. Get out of town with these interesting Pontoise side-trips: Horse Dreams (in Acheres) and Musee archeologique du Val d'Oise (in Guiry-en-Vexin). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Saint Maclou, take in nature's colorful creations at Parc du Chateau du Prieure, head outdoors with Gopark, and snap pictures at Pont de Cabouillet.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Pontoise day trip planning app.

Bristol, UK to Pontoise is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. July in Pontoise sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Coutances.

Things to do in Pontoise

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Auvers-sur-Oise, L'Isle-Adam, Conflans Sainte Honorine, Osny, Horse Dreams
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Cathedrale Saint Maclou ©
Cathedrale Saint Maclou
Chapelle Saint-Mathias de Pontoise ©
Chapelle Saint-Mathias de Pontoise
Gopark ©


Coutances ©
Coutances is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.HistoryCapital of the Unelli, a Gaulish tribe, the town was given the name of Constantia in 298 during the reign of Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus. Change things up with these side-trips from Coutances: Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain), D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) (in Saint-Come-du-Mont) and Sainte-Mere-Eglise (Airborne Museum & La Fiere Bridge and Iron Mike Monument). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Gratot, take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de Coutances.

For traveler tips and tourist information, use the Coutances trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Pontoise to Coutances in 4 hours. Traveling from Pontoise in July, you will find days in Coutances are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Coutances

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sainte-Mere-Eglise, La Maison du Biscuit, Attelage des Grandes Marees, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Moulin a Vent du Cotentin
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Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Jardin des plantes ©
Jardin des plantes