60 days in Normandy Itinerary

60 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 15 nights
2
Honfleur
— 9 nights
3
Falaise
— 7 nights
4
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 9 nights
5
Coutances
— 5 nights
6
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 8 nights
7
Longny-au-Perche
— 5 nights

15
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
For shopping fun, head to Rue du Gros-Horloge or L’Atelier de Leo. Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Eglise Saint-Patrice. Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Saint-Wandrille-Rancon (Eglise Saint-Michel & Abbaye de St-Wandrille), Caudebec-en-Caux (MuseoSeine & Cathedrale de Caudebec-En-Caux) and Giverny (Musee de Mecanique Naturelle, Fondation Claude Monet, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, steep yourself in history at Manoir de Villers, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, and make a trip to Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rouen itinerary planner.

Louisville, USA to Rouen is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Louisville in May, things will get little chillier in Rouen: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Giverny, Evreux, Saint-Valery-en-Caux, Le Treport, Vernon
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

9
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bayeux War Cemetery and Notre Dame de Grace. Head to Marche Criee en Port-en-Bessin and Galerie 13for some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Bayeux (Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, Cathedrale Notre-Dame, &more), Caen (Frac Basse Normandie, Abbaye aux Dames, &more) and Arromanches-les-Bains (Remains Mulberry Harbour & Eglise St Pierre). There's much more to do: get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, stroll the grounds of Cimetières Militaires, learn about winemaking at Calvados Boulard, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Deauville Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honfleur trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rouen to Honfleur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Honfleur are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Falaise.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Pont-L'Eveque, Ranville, Caen, Deauville City
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

7
nights
Falaise

Falaise ©
Falaise is a town (population 9,000) on the Ante River in the French region of Lower Normandy, famous as the birthplace of William the Conquerer and the scene of the fierce fighting of August 1944 associated with the Allied "breakout" from the "Falaise pocket" that built up after the D-Day landings, to drive towards Paris during the Western campaign against the German occupation.

In August 1944, two German armies were encircled and destroyed by the British 2nd Army in their attempt to breakout of the "Falaise pocket" (also known as the "Falaise gap").
Get some historical perspective at Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant and Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Sees. Change things up with these side-trips from Falaise: Manoir de Coupesarte (in Coupesarte), Argentan (Eglise Saint-Germain, CAVE HENRI IV, &more) and Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet (in Ville de Lisieux). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Saint-Charles-de-Percy War Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri, steep yourself in history at Parc des Forges de Varenne, and get engrossed in the history at Falaise Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Falaise online holiday planner.

Drive from Honfleur to Falaise in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °F in May, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can drive to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Falaise

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Domfront, Argentan, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, Alencon
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne

9
nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Visit Normandy American Cemetery and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach for their historical value. Omaha Beach and Aces High Gallery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Church of Angoville-Au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain), Musee D-Day Omaha (in Vierville-sur-Mer) and D-Day Monument (in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at La Maison du Biscuit, observe the fascinating underwater world at Cite de La Mare, kick back and relax at Plage de Vauville, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cherbourg-Octeville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Falaise to Cherbourg-Octeville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Falaise in June, expect nights in Cherbourg-Octeville to be about the same, around °F, while days are slightly colder, around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coutances.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Gatteville-le-Phare, Urville-Nacqueville
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit

5
nights
Coutances

Coutances ©
Coutances is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.HistoryCapital of the Unelli, a Gaulish tribe, the town was given the name of Constantia in 298 during the reign of Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus. Pointe du Hoc and Cathedrale de Coutances will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at German War Cemetery Marigny and Eglise Saint Pierre. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coutances: Vergers De Romilly (in Isigny-sur-Mer), Grandcamp-Maisy (Maisy Battery & Eglise de l’Etanville) and Maison Lebrec (in Saint Pierre du Mont). There's much more to do: stroll through Pointe D'Agon, play a few rounds at Golf de Granville - Baie du Mont St Michel, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Fort de Pirou, and admire the natural beauty at Musee Christian Dior.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coutances trip builder app.

Drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Coutances in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Coutances can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Coutances

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Villedieu-les-Poeles, Granville, Grandcamp-Maisy, Chateau Fort de Pirou, Vergers De Romilly
Highlights from your plan
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
German War Cemetery Marigny ©
German War Cemetery Marigny
Chateau Fort de Pirou ©
Chateau Fort de Pirou

8
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get a sense of the local culture at Mont Saint-Michel and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James. Get some historical perspective at Maison de l'Artichaut and Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes. Get out of town with these interesting Mont-Saint-Michel side-trips: Avranches (Cimetiere d"Avranches, Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, &more), Genets (Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel & Beach of Genets) and Ferme de l'Hermitiere (in Saint-Jean-des-Champs). There's lots more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Les Chapelles de l'Oratoire, make a trip to Tour du Nord, and get great views at Chapelle Saint-Michel.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Coutances to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Longny-au-Perche.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Avranches, Mortain, Ducey, Genets, Vains
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

5
nights
Longny-au-Perche

Longny-au-Perche ©
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon and Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Pitie will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Eglise Saint-Martin and Eglise Sainte-Madeleine. Change things up with these side-trips from Longny-au-Perche: Eglise Saint-Germain (in Rugles), L'Aigle (Eglise Saint-Martin de L'Aigle & Musee de la Meteorite) and Chateau du Blanc Buisson (in Saint-Pierre-du-Mesnil).

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Longny-au-Perche holiday app.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Longny-au-Perche takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Longny-au-Perche are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Longny-au-Perche

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

L'Aigle, La Manufacture Bohin, Manoir de Courboyer, Ecomusee du Perche, Musee de la Grosse Forge
Highlights from your plan
Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois ©
Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon ©
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon
Manoir de Courboyer ©
Manoir de Courboyer

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