32 days in Normandy Itinerary

32 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 5 nights
2
Le Havre
— 5 nights
3
Bayeux
— 7 nights
4
Beauvoir
— 5 nights
5
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 4 nights
6
Dieppe
— 4 nights

5
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges), Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon (in Vernon) and Giverny (Fondation Claude Monet & Musee des impressionnismes). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, admire the natural beauty at Jardin des Plantes, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maclou's Church, and admire the local landmark of Roumare Forest.

To find traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Rouen trip tool.

Istanbul, Turkey to Rouen is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Istanbul to Rouen. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Istanbul in June, with highs in Rouen at 24°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Le Havre.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Evreux, Giverny, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Chateau Gaillard, Parc du Bocasse
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

5
nights
Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Get out of town with these interesting Le Havre side-trips: Cerza (in Hermival-les-Vaux), Honfleur (Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Notre Dame de Grace, &more) and Etretat (Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde & Falaises d'Etretat). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Pont de Normandie, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Pierre de Lisieux, tee off at Golf d'Etretat, and get outside with Le Square Saint Roch.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Le Havre vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Le Havre takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Le Havre are 21°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Le Havre

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Honfleur, Etretat, Ville de Lisieux, Cerza, Chateau du Breuil
Highlights from your plan
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

7
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne), Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise) and Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, and learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux road trip planning website.

You can drive from Le Havre to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In June in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Beauvoir.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Caen, Ranville, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

5
nights
Beauvoir

Beauvoir ©
Change things up with these side-trips from Beauvoir: Granville (Musee Christian Dior & L'Atelier Gourmet), Domfront (Chateau de Domfront & Parc Regional Basse Normandie) and Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus).

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Beauvoir day trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Beauvoir takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Beauvoir are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Beauvoir

Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mont-Saint-Michel, Granville, Coutances, Domfront, Jardin des Plantes
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Cathedrale de Coutances ©
Cathedrale de Coutances

4
nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Venture out of the city with trips to La Maison du Biscuit (in Sortosville-en-Beaumont), Cap Carteret (in Barneville-Carteret) and Chateau Fort de Pirou (in Pirou). There's still lots to do: stroll around Parc Emmanuel Liais, head outdoors with Nez de Jobourg, delve into the distant past at La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), and admire the natural beauty at Jardin public de Cherbourg.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cherbourg-Octeville journey planner.

Traveling by car from Beauvoir to Cherbourg-Octeville takes 2 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Cherbourg-Octeville can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dieppe.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Jobourg, La Maison du Biscuit, Cap Carteret, La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), Utah Avel Mor
Highlights from your plan
Cite de La Mare ©
Cite de La Mare
La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery) ©
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit

4
nights
Dieppe

Dieppe ©
Dieppe, famous for its scallops, is a seaside resort lively all year round.
Venture out of the city with trips to Reve de Bisons (in Muchedent) and Musee Louis - Philippe (in Eu). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cimetiere Marin, see the interesting displays at Estran Cite de la Mer, and head outdoors with Le Fleuve La Veules.

For photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Dieppe online route planner.

Traveling by car from Cherbourg-Octeville to Dieppe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Cherbourg-Octeville, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Dieppe, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dieppe

Outdoors · Museums · Golf

Side Trips

Varengeville-sur-Mer, Le Fleuve La Veules, Chateau de Miromesnil, Reve de Bisons, Dieppe Canadian Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Le Fleuve La Veules ©
Le Fleuve La Veules
Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942 ©
Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942
Bois de Moutiers ©
Bois de Moutiers

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