8 days in Mont-Saint-Michel & Bayeux Itinerary

8 days in Mont-Saint-Michel & Bayeux Itinerary

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8 days in Mont-Saint-Michel & Bayeux Itinerary

Start: Mont-Saint-Michel
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
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Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
End: Mont-Saint-Michel

4
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Change things up with these side-trips from Mont-Saint-Michel: Musee Christian Dior (in Granville), Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Mont Saint-Michel, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre, identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel trip maker website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are Dinard-Pleurtuit-Saint-Malo Airport, Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport and Deauville-Saint-Gatien Airport. In October, daytime highs in Mont-Saint-Michel are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Carolles, Chateau de Fougeres, Zoo de Champrepus, Musee Christian Dior, Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

3
nights
Bayeux

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 9th (Wed): take in the history at Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, then make a trip to Reporters Memorial, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen, then appreciate the history behind Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip maker app .

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. October in Bayeux sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Memorial de Caen, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame

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