17 days in Normandy Itinerary

17 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
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Bayeux
— 6 nights
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Honfleur
— 4 nights
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Rouen
— 3 nights

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Pointe D'Agon and Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal. Get some historical perspective at Mont Saint-Michel and Pointe du Roc. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Les Chapelles de l'Oratoire (in Passais), Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James) and Chateau de Domfront (in Domfront). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Beach of Genets, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Plat Gousset, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

London, UK to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. 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 17th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Normandy American Cemetery and Bayeux War Cemetery. Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), Ranville (Cimetières Militaires & Pegasus Memorial) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Omaha Beach, learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, see the interesting displays at Musee du debarquement, and step into the grandiose world of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

4
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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Eglise St-Joseph will appeal to history buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Deauville Beach and Plage de Trouville. Get out of town with these interesting Honfleur side-trips: Etretat (Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption & Falaises d'Etretat), Promenade Marcel Proust (in Cabourg) and Fecamp (Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), Palais Benedictine, &more). There's still lots to do: make a trip to Vieux Bassin, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Calvados Experience, and take in the views from Pont de Normandie.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honfleur itinerary builder app.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) ©
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite)

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Fondation Claude Monet and Musee du Peigne. Your inner history buff will appreciate Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Palais de Justice. Venture out of the city with trips to Collegiale Notre-Dame des Andelys (in Les Andelys), Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) and Giverny (Musee des impressionnismes & Musee de Mecanique Naturelle). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Cote Sainte-Catherine.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Rouen travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Rouen, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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