9 days in Normandy Itinerary

9 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 1 night
2
Le Havre
— 2 nights
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 18th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Musee des Traditions Et Arts Normands -, thenadmire the natural beauty at Jardins d'Angelique, and then admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Vieux Rouen, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rouen trip builder.

Athens, Greece to Rouen is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Athens to Rouen. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Athens in May, with highs in Rouen at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Le Havre.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee des Traditions Et Arts Normands -, Jardins d'Angelique, Fondation Claude Monet, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): make a trip to Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, thenmake a trip to Vieux Bassin, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Falaises d'Etretat. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Parc de Rouelles and then learn something new at Maison Du Patrimoine - Atelier Perret.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Le Havre trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Rouen to Le Havre by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Le Havre can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Le Havre

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Honfleur, Falaises d'Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

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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 22nd (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenget engrossed in the history at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the history at Omaha Beach and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Le Havre to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Pointe du Grouin du Sud and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and then don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

You can take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Le Moulin de Moidrey, Pointe du Grouin du Sud
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Pointe du Grouin du Sud ©
Pointe du Grouin du Sud

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