11 days in Normandy Itinerary

11 days in Normandy Itinerary

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11 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Bangkok
+3
Fly + Train + Foot + Train:  19 h
1
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
La Couture Boussey
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Rouen
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Bangkok

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 11th (Sat), learn about all things military at Musee de Quineville, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. On the next day, get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen, examine the collection at Musee et sites archeologiques de Vieux-la-Romaine, then see the interesting displays at Musee de la Mine, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Bayeux tour itinerary planner .

Bangkok, Thailand to Bayeux is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or fly. Traveling from Bangkok to Bayeux, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Bangkok in January: high temperatures in Bayeux hover around 9°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee de la Mine, Normandy American Cemetery, Memorial de Caen, Musee de Quineville, Musee et sites archeologiques de Vieux-la-Romaine
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Musee du poire, then make a trip to Pointe du Grouin du Sud, and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Ecomusee du Moulin de la See, then see the interesting displays at Le Parc-Musee du Granit, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon, and finally examine the collection at Ferme de l'Hermitiere.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel travel route builder website .

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. January in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 11°C and lows of 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to La Couture Boussey.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pointe du Grouin du Sud, Le Parc-Musee du Granit, Ecomusee du Moulin de la See, Musee du poire, Ferme de l'Hermitiere
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee du poire ©
Musee du poire
Le Parc-Musee du Granit ©
Le Parc-Musee du Granit

2
nights
La Couture Boussey

La Couture Boussey ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musee du Peigne, then don't miss a visit to Collegiale Notre-Dame des Andelys, then admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, and finally examine the collection at Musee de Mecanique Naturelle. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois, then see the interesting displays at Manufacture Cluizel, then see the interesting displays at Musee du Verre, and finally examine the collection at Musee des Instruments a Vent.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the La Couture Boussey itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to La Couture Boussey takes 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 8°C in January, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in La Couture Boussey

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Giverny, Manufacture Cluizel, Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois, Collegiale Notre-Dame des Andelys, Musee du Verre
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee de Mecanique Naturelle ©
Musee de Mecanique Naturelle
Musee des Instruments a Vent ©
Musee des Instruments a Vent

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Let the collections at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Musee de la Corderie Vallois capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre (in Bretteville-du-Grand-Caux) and V1 Site at Val Ygot (in Ardouval). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, pause for some photo ops at Monument Jeanne d'Arc, examine the collection at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, and admire the masterpieces at Centre d'Art Contemporain Matmut.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen planning website .

Traveling by car from La Couture Boussey to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. In January, daytime highs in Rouen are 8°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Martainville-Epreville, Monument Jeanne d'Arc, V1 Site at Val Ygot, Centre d'Art Contemporain Matmut, Musee de la Corderie Vallois
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Musee de la Corderie Vallois ©
Musee de la Corderie Vallois
V1 Site at Val Ygot ©
V1 Site at Val Ygot

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