9 days in Normandy, Loire Valley & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Normandy, Loire Valley & Paris Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 1 night
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Angers
— 1 night
5
Paris
— 2 nights

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, appreciate the extensive heritage of Cote Sainte-Catherine, see the interesting displays at Musee de la Corderie Vallois, thenexamine the collection at Ceramics Museum (Musee de la Ceramique), thencontemplate the long history of Gros-Horloge, and finally wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rouen road trip site.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rouen is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tel Aviv to Rouen. When traveling from Tel Aviv in June, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Rouen: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Musee de la Corderie Vallois
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge

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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 26th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and then take in the history at Omaha Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, thensteep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, and then browse the exhibits of Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

Plan my day in Bayeux using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Memorial de Caen, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach

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night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel road trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. June in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Angers.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay

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night
Angers

Angers ©
Discover France's rich medieval history in Angers, a medium-sized city well known for its medicinal and culinary gardens dating back to the Renaissance and still open for a visit.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Musee Lurcat and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale St-Maurice.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Angers trip itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Angers in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. June in Angers sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Angers

Museums Historic Sites
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Musee Lurcat ©
Musee Lurcat
Cathedrale St-Maurice ©
Cathedrale St-Maurice

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nights
Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): wander the streets of Île de la Cité and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Notre Dame de la Medaille Miraculeuse. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at Musee Marmottan Monet, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Arc de Triomphe, and then shop like a local with Champs-Elysees.

To find traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Paris trip builder tool.

Traveling by train from Angers to Paris takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around °C in June, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors
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Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Musee Marmottan Monet ©
Musee Marmottan Monet

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