17 days in Normandy Itinerary

17 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
2
Sainte-Mere-Eglise
— 4 nights
3
Honfleur
— 4 nights
4
Rouen
— 5 nights

3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Mont Saint-Michel Bay and Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel. Get some cultural insight at Mont Saint-Michel and Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches. Explore Mont-Saint-Michel's surroundings by going to Les iles Chausey (in Granville), Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel (in Genets) and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James). There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Quentin, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

For photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel holiday planner.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Sainte-Mere-Eglise.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes, Les iles Chausey, Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches, Eglise Saint-Quentin, Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel

4
nights
Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise ©
Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Airborne Museum and D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum). Change things up with these side-trips from Sainte-Mere-Eglise: Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe (in La Cambe), Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer (D-Day Monument & Omaha Beach Memorial Museum) and Tour Vauban de La Hougue (in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue). Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at Normandy Victory Museum, explore the ancient world of La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery), contemplate the long history of Batteries de Crisbecq, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Sainte-Mere-Eglise trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of train and bus from Mont-Saint-Michel to Sainte-Mere-Eglise takes 4.5 hours. June in Sainte-Mere-Eglise sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Coutances, World War 2 Museum, Le Phare de Gatteville, Chateau Fort de Pirou
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum

4
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique. Your inner history buff will appreciate Bayeux War Cemetery and Pegasus Memorial. Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Abbaye aux Hommes (in Caen), Etretat (Falaises d'Etretat & Chemin des Douaniers) and Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa (in Le Havre). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Plage de Trouville, learn about all things military at Musee de la Batterie de Merville, take in the views from Pegasus Bridge, and make a trip to Les Halles Medievales.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Honfleur tour itinerary tool.

You can drive from Sainte-Mere-Eglise to Honfleur in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and train. In July, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Etretat, Ranville, Bayeux, Abbaye aux Hommes, Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique
Highlights from your plan
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

5
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fondation Claude Monet and Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Le Fleuve La Veules (in Veules-les-Roses), Varengeville-sur-Mer (Cimetiere Marin & Bois de Moutiers) and Giverny (Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny & Musee des impressionnismes). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maclou's Church, contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice, and shop like a local with Rue du Gros-Horloge.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rouen trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Honfleur to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Giverny, Varengeville-sur-Mer, Le Fleuve La Veules, Abbaye de Jumieges, Cathedrale de Caudebec-En-Caux
Highlights from your plan
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbey of Bec-Hellouin ©
Abbey of Bec-Hellouin

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