17 days in Normandy Itinerary

17 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
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Sainte-Mere-Eglise
— 4 nights
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Honfleur
— 4 nights
4
Rouen
— 5 nights

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mont Saint-Michel Bay and Terrasse de l'Ouest. Get some cultural insight at Mont Saint-Michel and Eglise Saint-Quentin. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets), Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches (in Villedieu-les-Poeles) and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, make a trip to La Porte du Roy, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, and head off the coast to Les iles Chausey.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sainte-Mere-Eglise.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Trails

Side Trips

Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Eglise Saint-Quentin, Les iles Chausey, Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James
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Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

4
nights
Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise ©
Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Airborne Museum and D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum). Change things up with these side-trips from Sainte-Mere-Eglise: Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer (D-Day Monument & Omaha Beach Memorial Museum), Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe (in La Cambe) and Tour Vauban de La Hougue (in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue). Next up on the itinerary: explore the historical opulence of Chateau des Ravalet, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale de Coutances, steep yourself in history at Batteries de Crisbecq, and see the interesting displays at World War 2 Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sainte-Mere-Eglise trip planner.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Mont-Saint-Michel to Sainte-Mere-Eglise takes 4.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Sainte-Mere-Eglise are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Coutances, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum), Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum

4
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Pegasus Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bayeux War Cemetery and Abbaye aux Hommes. Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa (in Le Havre), Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Chemin des Douaniers) and Les Halles Medievales (in Dives-sur-Mer). There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at Musee de la Batterie de Merville, don't miss a visit to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Trouville, and see the interesting displays at Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Honfleur attractions planner.

Getting from Sainte-Mere-Eglise to Honfleur by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Ranville, Bayeux, Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa, Plage de Trouville
Highlights from your plan
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

5
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fondation Claude Monet and Rue du Gros-Horloge. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Historial Jeanne d’Arc. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Le Fleuve La Veules (in Veules-les-Roses), Giverny (Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny & Musee des impressionnismes) and Varengeville-sur-Mer (Cimetiere Marin & Bois de Moutiers). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Abbey of Bec-Hellouin, steep yourself in history at Hotel de Bourgtheroulde, view the masterpieces at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, and explore the ancient world of Abbaye de Jumieges.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rouen trip itinerary builder app.

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 July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Giverny, Varengeville-sur-Mer, Le Fleuve La Veules, Abbey of Bec-Hellouin, Abbaye de Jumieges
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbey of Bec-Hellouin ©
Abbey of Bec-Hellouin

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