6 days in Mont-Saint-Michel, Bayeux & Chartres Itinerary

6 days in Mont-Saint-Michel, Bayeux & Chartres Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Chartres
— 1 night

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 30th (Tue), make a trip to Barrage sur le Couesnon, then make a trip to Tour du Nord, then pause for some serene contemplation at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and finally admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel. On your second day here, make a trip to Porte du Boulevard, identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue, don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, then don't miss a visit to Grand Degre, and finally make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel itinerary builder app.

Zurich, Switzerland to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. Traveling from Zurich in June, you will find days in Mont-Saint-Michel are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

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

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stop by Cave a Vin - Le Volet qui penche, contemplate the long history of Omaha Beach, then stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at Musee Baron Gerard, then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally make a trip to Reporters Memorial.

Make your Bayeux itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Chartres.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, 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

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Chartres

Chartres
Renowned for its medieval cathedral built on a hill by the left bank of the Eure River, Chartres is a small city in the Centre-Val de Loire region and capital of the Eure-et-Loir department in northern France.
On the 4th (Sat), gain insight at Centre International Du Vitrail, then wander the streets of Chartres Historic Preservation Area, and then contemplate the long history of La Maison Picassiette.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Chartres online trip planner.

You can drive from Bayeux to Chartres in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Chartres sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Chartres

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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La Maison Picassiette
La Maison Picassiette
Centre International Du Vitrail ©
Centre International Du Vitrail

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