7 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

7 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly + Train:  5 h 30 min
1
Lille
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
2
Calais
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Amiens
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
4
Marle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Plailly
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
End: Berlin

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Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): take a stroll through Vieux-Lille.

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Berlin, Germany to Lille is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Lille can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Calais.

Things to do in Lille

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de Carvin, Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy
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Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille
Grande Place ©
Grande Place
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille

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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.
On the 26th (Tue), stop by Calais Wine Superstore, observe the fascinating underwater world at Nausicaa, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Beffroi.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Calais trip itinerary maker app.

You can take a train from Lille to Calais in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Calais sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Calais

Shopping Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

Boulogne-sur-Mer
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Calais Wine Superstore ©
Calais Wine Superstore
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa

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nights
Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
On the 27th (Wed), look for gifts at Carnet de Voyages, take in nature's colorful creations at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, then take a stroll through St-Leu, and finally take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll the grounds of Adelaide Cemetery, contemplate the long history of Lochnagar Crater, contemplate the long history of Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Thiepval Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Australian National Memorial.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Amiens driving holiday planner.

Getting from Calais to Amiens by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. In May in Amiens, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Marle.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Thiepval Memorial, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Australian National Memorial, Adelaide Cemetery, Lochnagar Crater
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

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night
Marle

Marle ©
You've now added Musee des Temps Barbares to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Notre-Dame de Plomion and then see the interesting displays at Musee des Temps Barbares.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Marle trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Amiens to Marle takes 1.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Plailly.

Things to do in Marle

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Eglise Notre-Dame de Plomion
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Musee des Temps Barbares ©
Musee des Temps Barbares
Eglise Notre-Dame de Plomion ©
Eglise Notre-Dame de Plomion

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Plailly

Plailly ©
On the 30th (Sat), get in on the family fun at Parc Asterix and then admire the masterpieces at Chateau de Chantilly.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Plailly trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marle to Plailly in 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Plailly can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Plailly

Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Chateau de Chantilly
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Parc Asterix ©
Parc Asterix
Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly