7 days in Normandy Itinerary

7 days in Normandy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Normandy tour planner

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Fly
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Rouen
— 1 night
Drive
2
Etretat
— 1 night
Drive
3
Deauville City
— 2 nights
Drive
4
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Train to Paris St Lazare, Fly to Bucharest Otopeni

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Rouen

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Rouen is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern European Standard Time to Central European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bucharest in July, expect Rouen to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods

1
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Etretat

Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Mon): make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, then admire the landmark architecture of Palais Benedictine, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Plage-Baignade Yport.

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Drive from Rouen to Etretat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Deauville City.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

2
nights
Deauville City

With its race course, harbour, international film festival, marinas, conference centre, villas, Grand Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the Norman beaches" and one of the most prestigious seaside resorts in all of France.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trouville and then enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Pont de Normandie, make a trip to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Notre Dame de Grace.

For maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Deauville City holiday planner.

You can drive from Etretat to Deauville City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Deauville City

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

2
nights
Bayeux

Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Deauville City to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In July in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Normandy travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Gardens
Discover the Alabaster Coast along the steep Normandy coast with spectacular chalk cliffs, a number of scenic villages, posh seaside holiday resorts, the Channel Islands, and the English Channel. The Channel Islands, although British Crown Dependencies, are considered culturally and historically a part of Normandy. Upper Normandy is predominantly more industrial, while Lower Normandy is predominantly agricultural. The shoreline is famed for the D-Day invasion by Allied troops on June 6, 1944, where you'll find museums and monuments with historical significance to World War II. As you explore the old towns, note the Norman architecture that follows a pattern similar to the English Romanesque architecture following the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Typical Norman villages have many half-timbered houses in their old towns and historical vessels in their old ports. One of the most popular things to do along the Alabaster Coast is sampling its local products: The region produces hard apple ciders, Calvados apple brandies, and famous Bénédictine liqueur instead of wine due to its abundance of apple orchards.