12 days in Calvados Itinerary

12 days in Calvados Itinerary

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Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Ville de Lisieux (Galerie l'Eveil des Arts, Sanctuaire Sainte Therese, &more), Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant (in Bonnebosq) and Manoir De Grandouet (in Cambremer). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Vieux Bassin, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Notre Dame de Bonsecours, try to win big at Casino Barriere de Deauville, and stroll through Plage de Benerville sur Mer.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honfleur road trip planning app.

Paris to Honfleur is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In January, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Ville de Lisieux, Deauville City, Domaine Dupont, Calvados Boulard, Manoir De Grandouet
Highlights from your plan
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church


Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Venture out of the city with trips to Caen (Hotel D'Escoville & Studio Ca me Chante !), Porte Horloge de Vire (in Vire-Normandie) and Hillman Site (in Colleville-Montgomery). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and make a trip to Des Vagues Et des Mots Librairie.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux day trip site.

You can drive from Honfleur to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In January in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Caen, Arromanches-les-Bains, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Des Vagues Et des Mots Librairie, Hapik
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame