17 days in Normandy & Paris Itinerary

17 days in Normandy & Paris Itinerary

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Rouen
— 2 nights
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Honfleur
— 3 nights
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Bayeux
— 3 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
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Paris
— 5 nights

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Giverny (Fondation Claude Monet & Musee de Mecanique Naturelle) and Abbey of Bec-Hellouin (in Le Bec-Hellouin). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, stop by Fayencerie Augy, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardins d'Angelique.

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Dusseldorf, Germany to Rouen is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also fly; or take a train. In June in Rouen, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Giverny, Jardins d'Angelique, Abbey of Bec-Hellouin
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

3
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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honfleur: Fecamp (Palais Benedictine & Musee des Pecheries), Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers & Falaises d'Etretat) and Domaine Dupont (in Victot-Pontfol). There's much more to do: make a trip to Vieux Bassin, admire the masterpieces at Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Grace, and look for gifts at L’Ours du Bocage.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Honfleur holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. June in Honfleur sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trips

Fecamp, Le Havre, Etretat, Domaine Dupont
Highlights from your plan
Notre Dame de Grace ©
Notre Dame de Grace
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers

3
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Bayeux

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 Hillman Site (in Colleville-Montgomery), Ranville (Cimetières Militaires & Pegasus Memorial) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux day trip website.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. July in Bayeux sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville, Hillman Site, Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets), Granville (Boat Tours & Water Sports & Yver Chocolatier Patissier) and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, make a trip to La Porte du Roy, contemplate the long history of Maison de l'Artichaut, and learn more about the world around you at Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel tour planning tool.

Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Paris.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trips

Granville, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Ecomusee de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Highlights from your plan
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
When in Paris, make a side trip to see Palace of Versailles in Versailles, approximately Versailles away. There's still lots to do: browse the exhibits of Louvre Museum, admire the striking features of Sainte-Chapelle, steep yourself in history at Eiffel Tower, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Paris trip itinerary builder site.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Paris in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or fly. While traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Paris, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower

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