28 days in Calais, Normandy & Amiens Itinerary

28 days in Calais, Normandy & Amiens Itinerary

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Calais
— Few hours
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Dieppe
— 2 nights
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Rouen
— 5 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 5 nights
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Honfleur
— 4 nights
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Le Havre
— 2 nights
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Etretat
— 2 nights
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Saint-Valery-en-Caux
— 2 nights
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Amiens
— 4 nights

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Calais

Calais

Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Calais trip planner.

Ostend, Belgium to Calais is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. In August in Calais, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Dieppe.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites · Museums

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Dieppe

Dieppe, famous for its scallops, is a seaside resort lively all year round.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fishing Charters & Tours as well as Marche de Dieppe Market. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get outside with Les Falaises, snap pictures at Pont Colbert, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage de Pourville.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dieppe road trip planning site.

Getting from Calais to Dieppe by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dieppe can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Dieppe

Outdoors · Shopping · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours

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Rouen

Rouen ©

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Roumare Forest, Le Bucher de Jeanne d'Arc, Le Jardin des Sculptures, château de Bois-Guilbert, and other attractions you added. Discover out-of-the-way places like Parlement de Normandie and Cote Sainte-Catherine. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Rue Saint-Romain, contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice, and admire the striking features of Bureau des Finances.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by car from Dieppe to Rouen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Parlement de Normandie ©
Parlement de Normandie
Mint Mojito bar ©
Mint Mojito bar
Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou ©
Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Explore hidden gems such as Terrasse de l'Ouest and La Porte du Roy. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Train Marin (in Cherrueix), Cathedraloscope (in Dol-de-Bretagne) and Les Jardins du Chateau de la de la Ballue (in Bazouges-La-Perouse). There's lots more to do: visit a coastal fixture at Pointe du Roc, stop by Yver Chocolatier Patissier, head outdoors with Mont Dol, and examine the collection at Musee de la Mer et de l'Ecologie.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Rouen to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honfleur.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Les Jardins du Chateau de la de la Ballue ©
Les Jardins du Chateau de la de la Ballue
Pointe du Roc ©
Pointe du Roc
Train Marin ©
Train Marin

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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Parc Hauser, Foret de Montgeon and Promenade en Bateau Honfleur. We've included these beaches for you: Promenade Marcel Proust and Plages de Houlgate. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Porte d’Aval and Les Halles Medievales. There's lots more to do: get great views at Panorama Mont-Joli, ponder the world of politics at Mairie de Trouville, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage du Butin, and admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Personnalites.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Honfleur online itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Mont-Saint-Michel to Honfleur in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Le Havre.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval
Panorama Mont-Joli ©
Panorama Mont-Joli
Jardin des Personnalites ©
Jardin des Personnalites

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Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Musee Hotel Dubocage de Bleville. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Vincent de Paul, enjoy some diversion at Skatepark, admire the striking features of Villa Nordique, don't miss a visit to Exposition Impressioniste Pissaro, then appreciate the history behind Monuments aux Morts, and finally explore the world behind art at Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Le Havre travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Le Havre takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. September in Le Havre sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Le Havre

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Foret de Montgeon ©
Foret de Montgeon
Tour des Dockers ©
Tour des Dockers
Monuments aux Morts ©
Monuments aux Morts

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Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): play a few rounds at Golf d'Etretat, look for gifts at La mer a boire, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Etienne, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage-Baignade Yport, then indulge in some personalized pampering at 1 Air de Zen, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre Dame de l'Assomption.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Etretat online day trip planner.

You can drive from Le Havre to Etretat in an hour. Other options are to drive; or take a train; or take a bus. September in Etretat sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Valery-en-Caux.

Things to do in Etretat

Outdoors · Golf · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval
Plage-Baignade Yport
Plage-Baignade Yport
Golf d'Etretat ©
Golf d'Etretat

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Saint-Valery-en-Caux

Saint-Valery-en-Caux ©
Saint-Valery-en-Caux is a commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France.GeographyA small fishing port and light industrial town situated in the Pays de Caux, some 20mi west of Dieppe at the junction of the D53, D20, D79 and the D925 roads. Your day by day itinerary now includes Lac de Caniel. Keep things going the next day: get outside with Plage de Saint-Valery-en-Caux and then glide peacefully along the water with Lac de Caniel.

Plan my trip to Saint-Valery-en-Caux with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Etretat to Saint-Valery-en-Caux by car takes about an hour. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Amiens.

Things to do in Saint-Valery-en-Caux

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Adventure

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Plage de Saint-Valery-en-Caux ©
Plage de Saint-Valery-en-Caux
Lac de Caniel ©
Lac de Caniel

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Amiens

Amiens ©

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Maxim Guide Baie de Somme and Le jardin des vertueux. Get out of town with these interesting Amiens side-trips: Eglise Saint Etienne (in Beauvais), Chapelle du Saint-Esprit (in Rue) and Jardin d'Emonville (in Abbeville). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Horloge Dewailly et Marie-sans-chemise, take in panoramic vistas at Beffroi d'Amiens, admire the striking features of Logis du Roi et Maison du Sagittaire, and stop by Carnet de Voyages.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Amiens trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Saint-Valery-en-Caux to Amiens takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Saint-Valery-en-Caux in September, plan for little chillier nights in Amiens, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Amiens

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Le jardin des vertueux ©
Le jardin des vertueux
Horloge Dewailly et Marie-sans-chemise ©
Horloge Dewailly et Marie-sans-chemise
Jardin d'Emonville ©
Jardin d'Emonville

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