5 days in Normandy Itinerary

5 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Bayeux
— 3 nights
2
Rouen
— 1 night

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bayeux: Etretat (Chemin des Douaniers, Falaises d'Etretat, &more) and Mont-Saint-Michel (Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel & Mont Saint-Michel). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and enjoy the sand and surf at Omaha Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Bayeux is an approximately 6.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or take a train. In August in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Mont-Saint-Michel, Memorial de Caen, Normandy American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at Gros-Horloge, visit Rue du Gros-Horloge, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and finally make a trip to Rue Saint-Romain.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen day trip site.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. August in Rouen sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge

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