22 days in Normandy Itinerary

22 days in Normandy Itinerary

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22 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Copenhagen
+3
Fly + Train + Subway + Train:  11 h
1
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Clecy
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Honfleur
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Rouen
— 4 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Copenhagen

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 Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Copenhagen, Denmark to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight, ferry, and train; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Clecy.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Historic Sites Trails

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel, Zoo de Champrepus
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Zoo de Champrepus ©
Zoo de Champrepus

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Clecy: Eglise Abbatiale de Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives (in Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives), Ferme de Canon (in Mezidon-Canon) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Clecygliss, get your game on at Energie Paintball, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Germain, and identify plant and animal life at Les Goges de Villiers.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Clecy trip planner .

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Clecy takes 2 hours. In July in Clecy, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Clecy

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours, La Fosse Arthour, Ferme pedagogique de Canon, Zoo de Jurques, Energie Paintball
Highlights from your plan
Les Goges de Villiers ©
Les Goges de Villiers
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Energie Paintball ©
Energie Paintball

4
nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Explore Cherbourg-Octeville's surroundings by going to Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), Jobourg (Grottes de Jobourg & Nez de Jobourg) and Tatihou Island (in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Cap Carteret, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Vauville, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Cite de La Mare, and trek along Vallee des Moulins.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cherbourg-Octeville holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Clecy to Cherbourg-Octeville takes 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Clecy in July: highs in Cherbourg-Octeville hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jobourg, Airborne Museum, Urville Nacqueville Beach, Chateau de Flamanville, Le Havre de Portbail
Highlights from your plan
Cap Carteret ©
Cap Carteret
Plage de Vauville
Plage de Vauville
Dune de Biville ©
Dune de Biville

3
nights
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer ©
Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer: Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont), Arromanches-les-Bains (Remains Mulberry Harbour & Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema) and Juno Beach (in Saint-Aubin-Sur-Mer). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Omaha Beach, learn about all things military at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer itinerary planner .

You can drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Bayeux, Arromanches-les-Bains, Normandy American Cemetery, Caramels d'Isigny, Pointe du Hoc
Highlights from your plan
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach
Caramels d'Isigny ©
Caramels d'Isigny

4
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Explore Honfleur's surroundings by going to Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Cerza (in Hermival-les-Vaux) and Pegasus Memorial (in Ranville). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Festyland Parc, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, get your game on at Golf miniature, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Deauville Beach.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honfleur day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Falaises d'Etretat, Cerza, Memorial de Caen, Pegasus Memorial, Plage de Trouville
Highlights from your plan
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Festyland Parc ©
Festyland Parc
Cerza ©
Cerza

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Parc de Cleres (in Cleres), Reve de Bisons (in Muchedent) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, get in on the family fun at Parc du Bocasse, have some family-friendly fun at Gulli Parc Rouen Docks 76, and enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pourville.

To plan Rouen vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Getting from Honfleur to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. In July, daytime highs in Rouen are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Le Bois des Aigles, Reve de Bisons, Fishing Charters & Tours, Parc du Bocasse
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Le Bois des Aigles ©
Le Bois des Aigles
Parc du Bocasse ©
Parc du Bocasse

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