9 days in Normandy Itinerary

9 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
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).
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at Musee des impressionnismes.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Giverny online tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Giverny is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Giverny is 1 hour. When traveling from Manchester in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Giverny: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to La Mailleraye-sur-Seine.

Things to do in Giverny

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Vernon, Les Andelys
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny

2
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 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, shop like a local with Rue du Gros-Horloge, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then delve into the distant past at Abbaye de Jumieges, and finally relax in the rural setting at La chevrerie de Bliquetuit. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: identify plant and animal life at Caresse de Tigre, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Naturospace.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the La Mailleraye-sur-Seine route planning tool.

Drive from Giverny to La Mailleraye-sur-Seine in 1.5 hours. In August in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in La Mailleraye-sur-Seine

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rouen, Honfleur, Abbaye de Jumieges, La chevrerie de Bliquetuit
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

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): kick back and relax at Beach of Genets, look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by car from La Mailleraye-sur-Seine to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to drive to Barneville-Carteret.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Beach of Genets
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Dunes d'Hattainville, tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Barneville., look for gifts at La Maison du Biscuit, sample the fine beverages at Cidrerie Le Pere Mahieu, then steep yourself in history at Moulin a Vent du Cotentin, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Le Havre de Portbail.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Barneville-Carteret travel planner.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Barneville-Carteret takes 2 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel to Barneville-Carteret is minus 1 hour. In August in Barneville-Carteret, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Barneville-Carteret

Parks · Shopping · Wildlife

Side Trips

La Maison du Biscuit, Moulin a Vent du Cotentin, Le Havre de Portbail, Dunes d'Hattainville, Cidrerie Le Pere Mahieu
Highlights from your plan
Dunes d'Hattainville ©
Dunes d'Hattainville
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit
Plage de Barneville. ©
Plage de Barneville.

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Escape the urban bustle at Omaha Beach and La Roche d'Oetre. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Normandy American Cemetery and Memorial de Caen. Go for a jaunt from Bayeux to Falaise to see Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant about 46 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, get outside with Sword Beach, examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and kick back and relax at Juno Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Barneville-Carteret to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Sword Beach, H2O Parapluies, Juno Beach, La Roche d'Oetre, Omaha Beach
Highlights from your plan
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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