14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

14 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Amiens
— 1 day
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Etretat
— 1 night
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Le Havre
— 1 night
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Honfleur
— 1 night
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Saint-Gatien-des-Bois
— 1 night
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
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Saint-Malo
— 1 night
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Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 1 night
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Caen
— 2 nights
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Cabourg
— 1 night
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Rouen
— 2 nights
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Le Pecq
— 1 night
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Amiens

— 1 day

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
On the 9th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Maison de Jules Verne, then admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, and finally wander the streets of St-Leu.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Amiens online tour itinerary planner.

Paris to Amiens is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In September in Amiens, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks · Neighborhoods · Museums · Historic Sites

Etretat

— 1 night
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): take a tour by water with La Mer Pour Tous, admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins d'Etretat, then get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, and finally explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Etretat trip planner.

You can drive from Amiens to Etretat in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Etretat can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Le Havre.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Le Havre

— 1 night
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
On the 11th (Fri), get outside with Abeille Parachutisme, admire the landmark architecture of Villa Nordique, see what you can catch with Navigation Normande - Le Havre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise St-Joseph, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Le Havre trip itinerary planning site.

Drive from Etretat to Le Havre in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Le Havre

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Museums

Honfleur

— 1 night
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 12th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Galerie Jean Fontan, then look for gifts at Tabernula, then don't miss a visit to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Honfleur route tool.

Honfleur is just a stone's throw from Le Havre. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Saint-Gatien-des-Bois.

Things to do in Honfleur

Shopping · Historic Sites

Saint-Gatien-des-Bois

— 1 night
On the 13th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Calvados Pere Magloire L'Experience, then relax in sumptuous surroundings at O Voyage des Sens, then stroll through Deauville Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Benerville sur Mer.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Gatien-des-Bois trip itinerary app.

Saint-Gatien-des-Bois is just a short distance from Honfleur. In September in Saint-Gatien-des-Bois, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Saint-Gatien-des-Bois

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Spas

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel

— 1 night
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, then make a trip to Tour du Nord, and finally admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel attractions planning tool.

You can drive from Saint-Gatien-des-Bois to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2.5 hours. September in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint-Malo

— 1 night
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): kick back and relax at Plage du Sillon, don't miss a visit to Les Remparts de Saint-Malo, contemplate the long history of Tour Bidouane, then admire the natural beauty at Roseraie Sainte-Anne, and finally surround yourself with nature on Sensations Littoral.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint-Malo trip builder tool.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Saint-Malo by car takes about an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

— 1 night
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, appreciate the history behind National Guard Monument Memorial, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, and finally pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer journey maker website.

Getting from Saint-Malo to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi; or do a combination of train and bus. September in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Caen

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames. On your second day here, gain some tasty knowledge on La Compagnie des Terroirs and then get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Caen trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Caen in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In September, daytime highs in Caen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cabourg.

Things to do in Caen

Museums · Historic Sites · Tours · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Cabourg

— 1 night
Cabourg is located on the coast of the English Channel, at the mouth of the river Dives.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): relax in the rural setting at Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant, trot along with Centre Equestre de Blonville Sur Mer, then stop by Cremerie Normande, and finally kick back and relax at Promenade Marcel Proust.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cabourg online route maker.

Traveling by car from Caen to Cabourg takes an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Cabourg

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Beaches

Side Trips

Rouen

— 2 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sun): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Maclou's Church, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then make a trip to La maison sublime, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): admire the striking features of Palais de Justice, don't miss a visit to Parlement de Normandie, wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, then admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, and finally make a trip to Maison du Temps Jadis.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Rouen trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Cabourg to Rouen in 1.5 hours. In September in Rouen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Le Pecq.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Le Pecq

— 1 night
Le Pecq is a commune in the Yvelines department in the Île-de-France region in north-central France. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get the adrenaline pumping with Sprint Racing and then see where the ancients bathed at Bla Spa.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Le Pecq online itinerary planner.

Getting from Rouen to Le Pecq by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September in Le Pecq, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Le Pecq

Outdoors · Tours · Spas · Baths
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Deauville travel guide

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Beaches · Casinos · Specialty Museums
Deauville is a commune in the Calvados département in the Normandy region in northwestern France.With its race course, harbour, international film festival, marinas, conference centre, villas, Grand Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the Norman beaches" and one of the most prestigious seaside resorts in all of France. As the closest seaside resort to Paris, the city and its region of the Côte Fleurie (Flowery Coast) has long been home to French high society's seaside houses and is often referred to as the Parisian riviera. Since the 19th century, the town of Deauville has been a fashionable holiday resort for the international upper class. Deauville is also a desirable family resort for the wealthy. In France, it is known perhaps above all for its role in Proust's In Search of Lost Time.

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