4 days in Normandy Itinerary

4 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Giverny
— Few hours
2
Vernon
— 1 day
3
Rouen
— 1 night
4
Etretat
— Few hours
5
Honfleur
— Few hours
6
Caen
— 1 night
7
Bayeux
— Few hours
8
Arromanches-les-Bains
— 1 day
9
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night

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Giverny

Giverny
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Giverny road trip planning tool.

Venice, Italy to Giverny is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. In September, Giverny is a bit cooler than Venice - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Vernon.

Things to do in Giverny

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Fun & Games

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Vernon

Vernon ©
Vernon is a commune in the department of Eure in the Normandy region in northern France.It lies on the banks of the Seine River, about midway between Paris and Rouen. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Collegiale Notre Dame, then go all around town with Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon, then get outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, and finally relax and rejuvenate at Spa Prestige La Haie Des Granges.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Vernon tour planning website.

Vernon is just a stone's throw from Giverny. In September, daily temperatures in Vernon can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Vernon

Spas · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Spa Prestige La Haie Des Granges, Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm
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Spa Prestige La Haie Des Granges ©
Spa Prestige La Haie Des Granges
Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon ©
Monet's Train - Le Petit Train Givernon

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Rouen

Rouen
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip planner.

You can drive from Vernon to Rouen in an hour. In September, daytime highs in Rouen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You'll set off for Etretat on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

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Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins d'Etretat.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Etretat itinerary maker site.

Getting from Rouen to Etretat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks
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Les Jardins d'Etretat ©
Les Jardins d'Etretat

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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 25th (Fri), stroll through Deauville Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Naturospace, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church.

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

You can drive from Etretat to Honfleur in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Honfleur are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Deauville Beach
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

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night
Caen

Caen
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Caen trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Caen takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. You'll set off for Bayeux on the 26th (Sat).

Things to do in Caen

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Bayeux

Bayeux
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
For reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planning tool.

Bayeux is just a stone's throw from Caen. In September, daytime highs in Bayeux are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. On the 26th (Sat), you'll travel to Arromanches-les-Bains.

Things to do in Bayeux

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites

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Arromanches-les-Bains

Arromanches-les-Bains ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): look for gifts at H2O Parapluies, explore the different monuments and memorials at Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, then enjoy the sand and surf at Juno Beach, then see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, and finally steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Arromanches-les-Bains trip planner.

Arromanches-les-Bains is just a short distance from Bayeux. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Arromanches-les-Bains

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

H2O Parapluies, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Juno Beach
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Remains Mulberry Harbour ©
Remains Mulberry Harbour
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery ©
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 27th (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, and then stroll the grounds of Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and train from Arromanches-les-Bains to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

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