22 days in Normandy Itinerary

22 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 4 nights
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Coutances
— 4 nights
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Bayeux
— 4 nights
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Honfleur
— 4 nights
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Rouen
— 5 nights

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Popular historic sites such as Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel and Maison de l'Artichaut are in your itinerary. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mont Saint-Michel Bay and Musee du poire. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel (in Avranches), Beach of Genets (in Genets) and Les Chapelles de l'Oratoire (in Passais). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest, admire the striking features of Eglise Saint-Julien, contemplate the long history of Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin, and see the interesting displays at Archeoscope du Mont Saint Michel.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planning site.

Bishop Auckland, UK to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Bishop Auckland to Mont-Saint-Michel, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can drive to Coutances.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Mortain, Domfront, Musee du poire, Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, Beach of Genets
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Musee du poire ©
Musee du poire

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Coutances

Coutances ©
Coutances is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.HistoryCapital of the Unelli, a Gaulish tribe, the town was given the name of Constantia in 298 during the reign of Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus. Get in touch with nature at Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal and Plage, Agon-Coutainville. Get some cultural insight at Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches and Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime. Get out of town with these interesting Coutances side-trips: Cap Carteret (in Barneville-Carteret), Dunes d'Hattainville (in Les Moitiers-d’Allonne) and La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont). And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale de Coutances, explore the different monuments and memorials at German War Cemetery, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Fort de Pirou, and don't miss a visit to Eglise Saint Pierre.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Coutances driving holiday planner.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Coutances in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Coutances

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

Granville, Agon-Coutainville, Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime, Le Havre de Portbail, Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal
Highlights from your plan
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Cathedrale de Coutances ©
Cathedrale de Coutances
Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches ©
Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Normandy American Cemetery and Pegasus Memorial. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Airborne Museum and Abbaye aux Dames. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain), Caramels d'Isigny (in Isigny-sur-Mer) and Église Notre-Dame de Sainte-Marie-du-Mont (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, explore the world behind art at Musee Baron Gerard, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bayeux trip builder site.

You can drive from Coutances to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Caen, Arromanches-les-Bains, Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville, Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain
Highlights from your plan
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial

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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Appartement Temoin and Musee Eugene Boudin will appeal to museum buffs. Notre Dame de Grace and Lieutenance d' Honfleur will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Falaise des Vaches Noires in Villers-sur-Mer (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Personnalites, look for all kinds of wild species at Naturospace, take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, and take an in-depth tour of Musee du Vieux Honfleur.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Honfleur attractions planner.

Getting from Bayeux to Honfleur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus. July in Honfleur sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Le Havre, Falaise des Vaches Noires, Calvados Experience, Deauville Beach
Highlights from your plan
Jardin des Personnalites ©
Jardin des Personnalites
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Notre Dame de Grace ©
Notre Dame de Grace

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Historial Jeanne d’Arc. Discover out-of-the-way places like Rue du Gros-Horloge and Gros-Horloge. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rouen: Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) and Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille (in Saint-Wandrille-Rancon). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, and steep yourself in history at Manoir de Villers.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Abbaye de Jumieges, Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Historial Jeanne d’Arc ©
Historial Jeanne d’Arc

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