5 days in Normandy Itinerary

5 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
+3
Fly + Train + Foot + Train:  9 h 30 min
1
Rouen
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  28 h
End: Melbourne

1
day
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 23rd (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, then take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

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Melbourne, Australia to Rouen is an approximately 29- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Rouen is minus 9 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for cooler days in Rouen, with highs around 10°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then pause for some serene contemplation at Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, and finally stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally look for gifts at Fantastic Attic.

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You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 11°C in December, and nighttime lows around 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Remains Mulberry Harbour, Normandy American Cemetery, Memorial de Caen, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

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