11 days in France Itinerary

11 days in France Itinerary

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Start: Chamarel, Mauritius
Fly + Drive:  18 h 15 min
1
Honfleur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Train:  6 h 15 min
4
Perros-Guirec
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Brest
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
6
Carnac
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
7
Rennes
— 2 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: Chamarel, Mauritius

1
night
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 3rd (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and then get to know the resident critters at Cerza. On the 4th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, kick back and relax at Plage de Benerville sur Mer, then have some family-friendly fun at Golf miniature, and finally kick back and relax at Promenade Marcel Proust.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Honfleur road trip planner.

Chamarel, Mauritius to Honfleur is an approximately 18.5- hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chamarel to Honfleur due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Chamarel in August: high temperatures in Honfleur hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cabourg, Deauville Beach, Cerza, Plage de Benerville sur Mer
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Golf miniature ©
Golf miniature
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

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nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Omaha Beach, then explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally get outside with Norman'Air. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Clecygliss, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, then get your game on at Studio Ca me Chante !, and finally get in on the family fun at Festyland Parc.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux road trip website.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In August, daytime highs in Bayeux are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Norman'Air, Clecygliss, Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Studio Ca me Chante !
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Festyland Parc ©
Festyland Parc

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel and then cool off at Alligator Bay.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 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 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Perros-Guirec.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trip

Alligator Bay
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Alligator Bay ©
Alligator Bay

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night
Perros-Guirec

Perros-Guirec ©
Perros-Guirec is a popular seaside resort with beaches and opportunities for water and beach sports.
On the 8th (Sat), head outdoors with Ile Renote, take in the dramatic natural features at Cote de Granit Rose, then look for all kinds of wild species at Reserve Naturelle des Sept Iles, and finally stroll through Sentier des douaniers.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Perros-Guirec sightseeing planning tool.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Perros-Guirec takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In August in Perros-Guirec, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Brest.

Things to do in Perros-Guirec

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cote de Granit Rose, Ile Renote
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Sentier des douaniers ©
Sentier des douaniers
Cote de Granit Rose ©
Cote de Granit Rose
Ile Renote ©
Ile Renote

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night
Brest

Brest ©
Brest is a city in the Finistère département in Brittany. Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): observe the fascinating underwater world at Oceanopolis and then have some family-friendly fun at The Roof.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Brest sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Perros-Guirec to Brest in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can go by car to Carnac.

Things to do in Brest

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Fun & Games
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Oceanopolis ©
Oceanopolis

1
night
Carnac

Carnac
Carnac is a commune beside the Gulf of Morbihan on the south coast of Brittany in the Morbihan department in north-western France.Its inhabitants are called Carnacois in French. On the 10th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Carnac stones, then get your game on at Le P'tit Delire, then head outdoors with Cote Sauvage, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Kerbourgnec.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Carnac holiday builder.

You can drive from Brest to Carnac in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Carnac are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Rennes.

Things to do in Carnac

Outdoors Beaches Historic Sites

Side Trips

Plage de Kerbourgnec, Le P'tit Delire, Cote Sauvage
Highlights from your plan
Cote Sauvage
Cote Sauvage
Carnac stones ©
Carnac stones
Le P'tit Delire ©
Le P'tit Delire

2
nights
Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get your game on at Hapik Rennes, then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Rennes, then have some family-friendly fun at AviaSim Rennes, and finally admire the natural beauty at Broceliande's Garden.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Rennes travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Carnac to Rennes in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Carnac, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rennes, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rennes

Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

AviaSim Rennes, Broceliande's Garden
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Virtual Room Rennes ©
Virtual Room Rennes
AviaSim Rennes ©
AviaSim Rennes
Broceliande's Garden ©
Broceliande's Garden