8 days in Normandy Itinerary

8 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Bayeux
— 2 nights
2
Honfleur
— 2 nights
3
Rouen
— 3 nights

2
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Frac Basse Normandie, snap pictures at Pegasus Bridge, take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial, thensee the interesting displays at Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Tue): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, get outside with Omaha Beach, thenget engrossed in the history at Omaha Beach Memorial Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Normandie Savoir-Faire.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Bayeux trip website.

Groningen, The Netherlands to Bayeux is an approximately 8.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In May, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Ranville, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique, Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Frac Basse Normandie
Highlights from your plan
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

2
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, thenexplore the world behind art at Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa. On your second day here, sample the fine beverages at Calvados Experience, thenstroll through Plage de Trouville, and then see the interesting displays at Musee Villa Montebello.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Honfleur trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Honfleur are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Etretat, Le Havre, Trouville-sur-Mer, Calvados Experience
Highlights from your plan
Calvados Experience ©
Calvados Experience
Plage de Trouville ©
Plage de Trouville
Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa ©

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Get some cultural insight at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Historial Jeanne d’Arc. Do your shopping at Rue du Gros-Horloge and Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges) and Veules-les-Roses (Les Cressonnieres & Le Fleuve La Veules). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge, get a taste of the local shopping with Tour Jeanne d'Arc, look for gifts at Faiences Saint-romain, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rouen trip planner.

Getting from Honfleur to Rouen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Veules-les-Roses, Abbaye de Jumieges
Highlights from your plan
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Historial Jeanne d’Arc ©
Historial Jeanne d’Arc
Le Fleuve La Veules ©
Le Fleuve La Veules

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