5 days in France Itinerary

5 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Drive + Train:  2 h
1
Calais
— Few hours
Drive:  45 min
2
Boulogne-sur-Mer
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Dieppe
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Fecamp
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
5
Etretat
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  4 h 30 min
End: London

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Calais

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Calais Beach and then look for gifts at Calais Wine Superstore.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Calais travel route planning app.

London, UK to Calais is an approximately 2- hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Calais, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Calais sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Things to do in Calais

Shopping Beaches Parks
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Calais Beach ©
Calais Beach

1
night
Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): observe the fascinating underwater world at Nausicaa and then head outdoors with Le Char a Voile Club de la Cote d'Opale.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Boulogne-sur-Mer tour planning tool.

Traveling by car from Calais to Boulogne-sur-Mer takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April in Boulogne-sur-Mer, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Dieppe.

Things to do in Boulogne-sur-Mer

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors
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Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa

1
night
Dieppe

Dieppe, famous for its scallops, is a seaside resort lively all year round.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Cimetiere Marin, enjoy the sea views from Phare d'Ailly, make a trip to Chapelle Notre Dame de Bonsecours, then head outdoors with Les Falaises, and finally see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Dieppe trip planner.

Getting from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Dieppe by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fecamp.

Things to do in Dieppe

Outdoors Historic Sites Transportation

Side Trips

Cimetiere Marin, Phare d'Ailly
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Chapelle Notre Dame de Bonsecours ©
Chapelle Notre Dame de Bonsecours
Phare d'Ailly ©
Phare d'Ailly

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night
Fecamp

Fecamp ©
Fécamp is situated in the valley of the river Valmont in Normandy.
On the 12th (Sun), get outside with Cap Fagnet, then see the interesting displays at Musee des Pecheries, then admire the striking features of Palais Benedictine, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Etienne.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Fecamp online visit planner.

Drive from Dieppe to Fecamp in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Fecamp

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
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Musee des Pecheries ©
Musee des Pecheries
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine
Cap Fagnet ©
Cap Fagnet

1
night
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Porte d’Aval, then make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, then get outside with Cote d'Albatre, and finally get great views at Falaises d'Etretat.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Etretat trip planner.

Etretat is just a stone's throw from Fecamp. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Etretat

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval

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