7 days in Normandy Itinerary

7 days in Normandy Itinerary

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1
Etretat
— 1 night
2
Caen
— 4 nights
3
Rouen
— 1 night

1
night
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
On the 9th (Sun), experience rural life at Ferme Le Valaine, take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, and then admire the striking features of Palais Benedictine.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Etretat trip builder.

Atlanta, USA to Etretat is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Atlanta to Etretat due to the time zone difference. In April, Etretat is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Etretat

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palais Benedictine
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine
Ferme Le Valaine ©
Ferme Le Valaine

4
nights
Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caen: Normandy American Cemetery (in Colleville-sur-Mer), Cerza (in Hermival-les-Vaux) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, find something for the whole family at Beauregard Aventure, have some family-friendly fun at Girafou, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Dames.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Caen road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Etretat to Caen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Caen

Fun & Games Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, Cerza, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Le Nautile
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Girafou ©
Girafou

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night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): browse the exhibits of Fondation Claude Monet, thenhead off the coast to Les Andelys, thensteep yourself in history at Chateau Gaillard, and finally admire the natural beauty at La Roseraie. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rouen journey builder tool.

Getting from Caen to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daytime highs in Rouen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Normandy, La Roseraie, Fondation Claude Monet
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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
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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