9 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

9 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Amiens
— 3 nights
2
Calais
— 2 nights
3
Lille
— 2 nights
4
Chantilly City
— 1 night

3
nights
Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
On the 1st (Sat), take a stroll through St-Leu, admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, and finally take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916, thenstroll the grounds of Adelaide Cemetery, thenstroll the grounds of Australian National Memorial, and finally stop by Jean Trogneux.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Amiens road trip planning app.

Rouyn-Noranda, Canada to Amiens is an approximately 17-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Rouyn-Noranda to Amiens. In June, daytime highs in Amiens are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Calais.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Australian National Memorial, Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial, Musee Somme 1916, Adelaide Cemetery
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial
Australian National Memorial ©
Australian National Memorial

2
nights
Calais

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
On the 3rd (Mon), stroll through Le Touquet Beach. On the next day, don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, buy something for everyone on your list at Cite Europe, and then brush up on your military savvy at La Coupole.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Calais online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Amiens to Calais by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train. When traveling from Amiens in July, plan for little chillier days in Calais, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Lille.

Things to do in Calais

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

La Coupole, Le Touquet Beach, Cite Europe
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Le Touquet Beach ©
Le Touquet Beach
La Coupole ©
La Coupole
Cite Europe ©
Cite Europe

2
nights
Lille

Lille ©
On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
On the 5th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille, brush up on your military savvy at Carriere Wellington, and then see the interesting displays at Musée du Louvre-Lens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at LaM, Lille Métropole Musée d'art moderne d'art contemporain et d'art brut, examine the collection at Musee La Piscine, thensteep yourself in history at Old Stock Exchange, and finally make a trip to Vieux-Lille.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Lille trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by train from Calais to Lille takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Lille, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Chantilly City.

Things to do in Lille

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Musee La Piscine, Carriere Wellington, Musée du Louvre-Lens
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Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille ©
Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille
Vieux-Lille ©
Vieux-Lille

1
night
Chantilly City

Chantilly City
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Chateau de Chantilly, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Saint-Pierre-des-Minimes, and then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Pierrefonds.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Chantilly City route planner.

Traveling by train from Lille to Chantilly City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chantilly City

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Les Ecuries de Captain Brown, Eglise Saint-Pierre-des-Minimes, Chateau de Pierrefonds
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Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Pierrefonds ©
Chateau de Pierrefonds
Eglise Saint-Pierre-des-Minimes ©
Eglise Saint-Pierre-des-Minimes