19 days in Dinan & Normandy Itinerary

19 days in Dinan & Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Manchester
Drive:  9 h 30 min
1
Dinan
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Clecy
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
5
Deauville City
— 1 night
Bus:  30 min
6
Honfleur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Rouen
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Manchester

1
night
Dinan

Dinan ©
Dinan is a walled Breton town and a commune in the Côtes-d'Armor department in northwestern France.GeographyIts geographical setting is exceptional. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): stroll through Plage de Saint-Enogat, stop by Julieva en Bretagne - Decodinan, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilique St-Sauveur, and finally make a trip to Centre Historique.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dinan day trip planner.

Manchester, UK to Dinan is an approximately 11- hour car ride. You can also fly. Traveling from Manchester to Dinan, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in Dinan are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Dinan

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Plage de Saint-Enogat
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Basilique St-Sauveur ©
Basilique St-Sauveur
Julieva en Bretagne - Decodinan ©
Julieva en Bretagne - Decodinan

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Change things up with these side-trips from Mont-Saint-Michel: Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Granville (Les iles Chausey & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's lots more to do: appreciate the history behind Mont Saint-Michel, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Tour du Nord, and get great views at Cabane Vauban.

To see reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planning tool.

Drive from Dinan to Mont-Saint-Michel in an hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Clecy.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Granville, Cabane Vauban, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Boat Tours & Water Sports

3
nights
Clecy

Clecy ©
Clécy is a French Commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.In 1932 it was awarded the title The Capital of Norman Switzerland by the Tourism Minister Monsieur Gourdeau.GeographyClécy is on the River Orne, in the middle of Norman Switzerland, about s south of Caen. Explore Clecy's surroundings by going to Chateau of Carrouges (in Carrouges), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Parc Regional Basse Normandie (in Domfront). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at La Roche d'Oetre, relax in the rural setting at La Michaudiere, admire the landmark architecture of Porte Horloge de Vire, and admire the sheer force of Petite Cascade de Mortain.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Clecy online travel planner.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Clecy by car takes about 2 hours. In August, daytime highs in Clecy are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Clecy

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Juvigny-sous-Andaine, Chateau of Carrouges, Petite Cascade de Mortain, Parc des Promenades, Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery
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La Roche d'Oetre ©
La Roche d'Oetre
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
La Ferme du Cheval de Trait ©
La Ferme du Cheval de Trait

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Ranville (Cimetières Militaires & Pegasus Memorial). There's much more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Omaha Beach, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and pause for some photo ops at D-Day Monument.

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

You can drive from Clecy to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Deauville City.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Ranville, Norman'Air, Normandy American Cemetery, Memorial de Caen
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

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night
Deauville City

Deauville City ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): try to win big at Hippodrome Deauville La Touques, get a taste of the local shopping with Calvados Experience, then try your luck at Casino Barriere de Deauville, and finally kick back and relax at Deauville Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Deauville City road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Deauville City takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. August in Deauville City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Honfleur.

Things to do in Deauville City

Fun & Games Casinos Beaches

Side Trip

Calvados Experience
Highlights from your plan
Hippodrome Deauville La Touques ©
Hippodrome Deauville La Touques
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Calvados Experience ©
Calvados Experience

4
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honfleur: The Trianons & The Hamlet (in Versailles), Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat) and Paris (Jewish quarter, Louvre Museum, &more). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, explore the world behind art at Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Grace.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Honfleur day trip app.

Honfleur is just a stone's throw from Deauville City. In August in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Paris, Le Havre, The Trianons & The Hamlet, Falaises d'Etretat
Highlights from your plan
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Sainte-Chapelle ©
Sainte-Chapelle
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Amiens (Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens & Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens), Fishing Charters & Tours (in Dieppe) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's lots more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cimetiere Marin.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Rouen sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Amiens, Cimetiere Marin, Le Fleuve La Veules, Fishing Charters & Tours, Fondation Claude Monet
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

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