8 days in Normandy Itinerary

8 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Giverny
— 1 day
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Barneville-Carteret
— 1 night
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
5
La Mailleraye-sur-Seine
— 2 nights

1
day
Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
On the 19th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny, then pause for some serene contemplation at Collegiale Notre-Dame de Vernon, then explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Giverny trip planner.

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Giverny is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Fort Lauderdale to Giverny is 6 hours. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in September, with highs in Giverny at 69°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Collegiale Notre-Dame de Vernon
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny

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.
On the 20th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and then take in the history at Omaha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then look for all kinds of wild species at La Roche d'Oetre.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Bayeux route builder.

You can drive from Giverny to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Barneville-Carteret.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trips

La Roche d'Oetre, 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
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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night
Barneville-Carteret

Barneville-Carteret ©
Situated across from the Channel Islands, Barneville-Carteret is a seaside resort that assures you of its excellent water quality due to its recognition as a Blue Flag beach--a designation awarded to seaside areas adhering to specific environmental standards.
On the 22nd (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Dunes d'Hattainville, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Cidrerie Le Pere Mahieu, look for gifts at La Maison du Biscuit, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Barneville., and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Le Havre de Portbail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Barneville-Carteret online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Barneville-Carteret in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bayeux to Barneville-Carteret, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. September in Barneville-Carteret sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 56°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Barneville-Carteret

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

Le Havre de Portbail, Cidrerie Le Pere Mahieu, La Maison du Biscuit, Dunes d'Hattainville
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Dunes d'Hattainville ©
Dunes d'Hattainville
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Plage de Barneville. ©
Plage de Barneville.

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night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 23rd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay and then admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip website.

Getting from Barneville-Carteret to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Barneville-Carteret to Mont-Saint-Michel is 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 69°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to La Mailleraye-sur-Seine.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

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nights
La Mailleraye-sur-Seine

La Mailleraye-sur-Seine ©
La Mailleraye-sur-Seine is a former commune in the Seine-Maritime department in the Normandy region in northern France. Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Abbaye de Jumieges, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille and then identify plant and animal life at Caresse de Tigre.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our La Mailleraye-sur-Seine trip planner.

Drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to La Mailleraye-sur-Seine in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 51°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Rouen, Abbaye de Jumieges, Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille
Highlights from your plan
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
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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