22 days in Normandy Itinerary

22 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Rouen
— 4 nights
2
Etretat
— 4 nights
3
Deauville City
— 4 nights
4
Bayeux
— 5 nights
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 4 nights

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and St. Maclou's Church. Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Gros-Horloge. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen, get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc, admire the striking features of Palais de Justice, and contemplate the long history of Hotel de Bourgtheroulde.

For maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen online attractions planner.

Durham, UK to Rouen is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Durham to Rouen is 1 hour. While traveling from Durham, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rouen, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Abbatiale Saint-Ouen ©
Abbatiale Saint-Ouen
Historial Jeanne d’Arc ©
Historial Jeanne d’Arc
Musee Secq des Tournelles ©
Musee Secq des Tournelles

4
nights
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Get a sense of the local culture at Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre and Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Les Plages Etretat and Plage-Baignade Yport. Venture out of the city with trips to Veules-les-Roses (La Plage, Les Cressonnieres, &more) and Saint-Valery-en-Caux (Cimetiere Militaire de Saint Valery en Caux & Chapelle Notre Dame de Bon Port). There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Chemin des Douaniers, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins d'Etretat, experience rural life at Ferme Le Valaine, and get great views at Falaises d'Etretat.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Etretat trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Rouen to Etretat in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in Etretat are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Deauville City.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Veules-les-Roses, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre, Plage-Baignade Yport, Palais Benedictine
Highlights from your plan
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Le Fleuve La Veules ©
Le Fleuve La Veules
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee de la Batterie de Merville and Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet. Get in touch with nature at Plages de Houlgate and Deauville Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Deauville City: Les Buissonnets (in Ville de Lisieux), Domaine Dupont (in Victot-Pontfol) and Chateau de Crevecoeur (in Crevecoeur-en-Auge). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Plage de Cabourg, try to win big at Casino Barriere de Deauville, explore the historical opulence of Villa Strassburger, and tee off at Amirauté Golf.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Deauville City trip maker app.

Getting from Etretat to Deauville City by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Deauville City can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Deauville City

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Casinos

Side Trips

Ville de Lisieux, Cabourg, Batteries du Mont Canisy, Plages de Houlgate, Musee de la Batterie de Merville
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Batterie de Merville ©
Musee de la Batterie de Merville
Les Buissonnets ©
Les Buissonnets
Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet ©
Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet

5
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Visit Bayeux War Cemetery and Normandy Victory Museum for their historical value. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, make a trip to Reporters Memorial, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, and see the interesting displays at Lace Conservatory in Hotel du Doyen (Dentelle de Bayeux).

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux online vacation builder.

You can drive from Deauville City to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Caen, Airborne Museum, Normandy Victory Museum
Highlights from your plan
Musee Baron Gerard ©
Musee Baron Gerard
Normandy Victory Museum ©
Normandy Victory Museum
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

4
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get a sense of the local culture at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel and Chapelle Saint-Aubert. Get in touch with nature at Mont Saint-Michel Bay and Plage du Plat Gousset. Venture out of the city with trips to Beach of Genets (in Genets) and Granville (Musee d'Art Moderne Richard Anacreon & Pointe du Roc). The adventure continues: make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest, see the interesting displays at Archeoscope du Mont Saint Michel, steep yourself in history at Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. In July in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Granville, Beach of Genets, Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert ©
Chapelle Saint-Aubert

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