32 days in Normandy Itinerary

32 days in Normandy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Normandy visit planner

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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 5 nights
Drive
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Clecy
— 5 nights
Drive
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Bayeux
— 5 nights
Drive
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Honfleur
— 6 nights
Drive
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Rouen
— 5 nights
Drive
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Les Andelys
— 5 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel

— 5 nights
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Mont-Saint-Michel: Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets), Abbaye de Hambye (in Hambye) and Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Mont Saint-Michel, take in nature's colorful creations at Musee Christian Dior, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and steep yourself in history at Cabane Vauban.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Clecy.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Clecy

— 5 nights
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. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Clecy: Falaise (Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant & Falaise Memorial), Chateau of Carrouges (in Carrouges) and Parc des Promenades (in Alencon). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Parc des Forges de Varenne, experience rural life at La Ferme du Cheval de Trait, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Distillerie La Monnerie, and stroll the grounds of Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Clecy online road trip planner.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Clecy in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Clecy

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayeux

— 5 nights
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Cimetières Militaires (in Ranville), Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach (in Sainte-Marie-du-Mont) and Frac Basse Normandie (in Caen). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Bayeux day trip app.

Traveling by car from Clecy to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Honfleur

— 6 nights
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honfleur: Etretat (Porte d’Aval, Falaises d'Etretat, &more), Fecamp (Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) & Palais Benedictine) and Eglise St-Joseph (in Le Havre). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, sample the fine beverages at Calvados Pere Magloire L'Experience, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Grace, and enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Honfleur itinerary maker.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Historic Sites · Beaches · Outdoors

Side Trips

Rouen

— 5 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Plage de Pourville (in Hautot-sur-Mer), Le Fleuve La Veules (in Veules-les-Roses) and Fishing Charters & Tours (in Dieppe). Next up on the itinerary: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, contemplate the long history of Gros-Horloge, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Maclou's Church, and appreciate the history behind Monument Jeanne d'Arc.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen trip builder.

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 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Les Andelys.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf · Museums

Side Trips

Les Andelys

— 5 nights
Les Andelys is a commune in the Eure department in Normandy in northern France.GeographyIt lies on the Seine, about 35 km northeast of Évreux.The commune is divided into two parts, Grand-Andely and Petit-Andely.Sights Château Gaillard, a medieval castle, is located in Les Andelys. Les Andelys has been added to your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Les Andelys: Musee du Peigne (in Ezy sur Eure), Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm (in Saint-Aquilin-de-Pacy) and Evreux (Cathedrale Notre Dame de Evreux & Jardin botanique Francois Mitterand). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, admire the striking features of Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon, admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes, and look for gifts at Blandin Cadeaux.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Les Andelys route planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Les Andelys takes an hour. September in Les Andelys sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Les Andelys

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Normandy travel guide

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Monuments · Landmarks · History Museums
Discover the Alabaster Coast along the steep Normandy coast with spectacular chalk cliffs, a number of scenic villages, posh seaside holiday resorts, the Channel Islands, and the English Channel. The Channel Islands, although British Crown Dependencies, are considered culturally and historically a part of Normandy. Upper Normandy is predominantly more industrial, while Lower Normandy is predominantly agricultural. The shoreline is famed for the D-Day invasion by Allied troops on June 6, 1944, where you'll find museums and monuments with historical significance to World War II. As you explore the old towns, note the Norman architecture that follows a pattern similar to the English Romanesque architecture following the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Typical Norman villages have many half-timbered houses in their old towns and historical vessels in their old ports. One of the most popular things to do along the Alabaster Coast is sampling its local products: The region produces hard apple ciders, Calvados apple brandies, and famous Bénédictine liqueur instead of wine due to its abundance of apple orchards.