5 days in Caen, Antwerp & Hamburg Itinerary

5 days in Caen, Antwerp & Hamburg Itinerary

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Caen, France
— 2 nights
2
Antwerp, Belgium
— 1 night
3
Hamburg, Germany
— 1 night

2
nights
Caen, France

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, thenstroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, thenexplore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, take in nature's colorful creations at La Colline aux Oiseaux, thenlearn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, and finally look for gifts at Ess9nce.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Caen sightseeing planner.

Glasgow, UK to Caen is an approximately 8-hour combination of flight and car. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Glasgow to Caen. April in Caen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Antwerp.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Colleville-sur-Mer
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

1
night
Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp ©
Its reputation as a business-centric city distracts many visitors from the real draws of Antwerp: its historical sites, architectural beauty, and lively culture.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady, pause for some photo ops at Pieter Appelmans Monument, see the interesting displays at MAS - Museum aan de Stroom, thenstop by Di Amore, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Antwerpen-Centraal, and finally examine the collection at Rubens House (Rubenshuis).

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Antwerp tour itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Caen to Antwerp in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in Antwerp can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Hamburg.

Things to do in Antwerp

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Rubens House (Rubenshuis) ©
Rubens House (Rubenshuis)
Antwerpen-Centraal ©
Antwerpen-Centraal
Cathedral of Our Lady ©
Cathedral of Our Lady

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night
Hamburg, Germany

Hamburg ©
As the country's biggest port and one of the busiest in all of Europe, Hamburg has a well-deserved reputation as Germany's Gateway to the World.
On the 16th (Fri), take in the local highlights with Walking tours, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Speicherstadt, and then examine the collection at Miniatur Wunderland.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hamburg trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from Antwerp to Hamburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and train. April in Hamburg sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hamburg

Museums Tours Historic Sites
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Miniatur Wunderland ©
Miniatur Wunderland
Walking tours
Speicherstadt ©
Speicherstadt

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