11 days in Normandy Itinerary

11 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
3
Honfleur
— 2 nights
4
Rouen
— 4 nights

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night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Mont Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Tour de L'Arcade, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and finally don't miss a visit to Le Moulin de Moidrey.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel online trip builder.

Ankara, Turkey to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Ankara to Mont-Saint-Michel due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Ankara, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Mont-Saint-Michel, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Le Moulin de Moidrey
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Le Moulin de Moidrey ©
Le Moulin de Moidrey

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.
Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), Cimetières Militaires (in Ranville) and Musee de la Batterie de Merville (in Merville-Franceville-Plage). There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen, make a trip to Hotel D'Escoville, and go for a walk through Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary planner.

Take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 4 hours. July in Bayeux sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Caen, Colleville-sur-Mer, Airborne Museum, Cimetières Militaires, Omaha Beach
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery

2
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre, make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, then make a trip to Falaises d'Etretat, and finally pause for some photo ops at Monument Nungesser et Coli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then stop by Maison du Cidre, and finally snap pictures at Pont de Normandie.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Honfleur online visit planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Honfleur are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Nature · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Etretat, Ecomusee de la Pomme et du Cidre
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Change things up with these side-trips from Rouen: Chateau de Gaillon (in Gaillon), Giverny (Musee des impressionnismes & Fondation Claude Monet) and Office de Tourisme des Portes de l'Eure (in Vernon). The adventure continues: make a trip to Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice, explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Saint-Sever, and have some family-friendly fun at Laser Game Evolution.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rouen trip planner.

Drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Giverny, Chateau de Gaillon, Office de Tourisme des Portes de l'Eure, Le Jardin Plume
Highlights from your plan
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

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