9 days in Normandy Itinerary

9 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+2
Drive + Train + Drive:  5 h 15 min
1
Honfleur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Arromanches-les-Bains
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
End: London

2
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church and Rue du Gros-Horloge will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at Maison des Traditions Normandes and Musee Flaubert et d'Histoire de la Medecine. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee de la Corderie Vallois (in Notre-Dame-de-Bondeville), Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde) and Palais Benedictine (in Fecamp). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin and tour the pleasant surroundings at Deauville Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Honfleur day trip planning website.

London, UK to Honfleur is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of car and train. You can also do a combination of car and ferry; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Honfleur. Traveling from London in December, you will find days in Honfleur are slightly colder (8°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Arromanches-les-Bains.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Etretat, Rouen, Deauville Beach, Musee de la Corderie Vallois, Palais Benedictine
Highlights from your plan
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde ©
Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde
Musee Flaubert et d'Histoire de la Medecine ©

3
nights
Arromanches-les-Bains

Arromanches-les-Bains ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee du debarquement and Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema. Museum-lovers will appreciate Musee 44 La Percee du Bocage and Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. Venture out of the city with trips to Omaha Beach (in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer), Normandy American Cemetery (in Colleville-sur-Mer) and Memorial de Caen (in Caen).

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Arromanches-les-Bains attractions app.

You can drive from Honfleur to Arromanches-les-Bains in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In December, daily temperatures in Arromanches-les-Bains can reach 9°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Arromanches-les-Bains

Museums Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Bayeux, Abbaye Saint-Martin de Mondaye, Musee 44 La Percee du Bocage, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Musee du debarquement ©
Musee du debarquement
Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema ©
Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema

2
nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): examine the collection at Moulin de Marie Ravenel, examine the collection at World War 2 Museum, thentake in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, and finally examine the collection at Airborne Museum. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Chateau Fort de Pirou, contemplate the long history of Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, thenvisit a coastal fixture at Phare de Goury, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee d'art Thomas-Henry.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cherbourg-Octeville vacation maker.

You can drive from Arromanches-les-Bains to Cherbourg-Octeville in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In December in Cherbourg-Octeville, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

World War 2 Museum, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Moulin de Marie Ravenel, Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, Phare de Goury
Highlights from your plan
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
Chateau Fort de Pirou ©
Chateau Fort de Pirou
Phare de Goury ©
Phare de Goury

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