7 days in Normandy Itinerary

7 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Rouen
— 1 night
2
Honfleur
— 2 nights
3
Falaise
— 1 night
4
Bayeux
— 2 nights

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rouen planning site.

London, UK to Rouen is an approximately 4.5-hour combination of car and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Rouen is 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Fondation Claude Monet
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Cahem ©
Cahem
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

2
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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): snap pictures at Pont de Normandie, then take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, and then make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, then enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Villa Strassburger.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Honfleur online trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In August in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can drive to Falaise.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Deauville City, Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers

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night
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").
Your day by day itinerary now includes Montgolfieres de Falaise. Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais, and then get interesting insight from Montgolfieres de Falaise.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Falaise vacation planner.

Getting from Honfleur to Falaise by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In August, daily temperatures in Falaise can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Falaise

Tours · Outdoors · Historic Sites
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Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais ©
Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 28th (Fri), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally go for a walk through Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and then learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by car from Falaise to Bayeux takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Memorial de Caen
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

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