60 days in Normandy Itinerary

60 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 15 nights
2
Honfleur
— 9 nights
3
Falaise
— 7 nights
4
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 9 nights
5
Coutances
— 5 nights
6
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 8 nights
7
Longny-au-Perche
— 5 nights

15
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
For shopping fun, head to Rue du Gros-Horloge or L’Atelier de Leo. Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Place de l'Aitre de St. Maclou. Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Caudebec-en-Caux (MuseoSeine & Cathedrale de Caudebec-En-Caux), Saint-Wandrille-Rancon (Eglise Saint-Michel & Abbaye de Saint-Wandrille) and Giverny (Musee de Mecanique Naturelle, Fondation Claude Monet, &more). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, steep yourself in history at Manoir de Villers, appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge, and stroll the grounds of Cimetiere Saint-Sever.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rouen itinerary planner.

Louisville, USA to Rouen is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Standard Time (CET) is 6 hours. Traveling from Louisville in May, things will get little chillier in Rouen: highs are around 63°F and lows about 45°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Giverny, Le Treport, Evreux, Vernon, Saint-Valery-en-Caux
Highlights from your plan
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

9
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bayeux War Cemetery and Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Head to Galerie 13 and La force d'un revefor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Arromanches-les-Bains (Remains Mulberry Harbour & Eglise St Pierre), Marche Criee en Port-en-Bessin (in Port-en-Bessin-Huppain) and Bayeux (Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot & Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux). There's much more to do: get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, learn about winemaking at Calvados Boulard, stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Deauville Beach.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honfleur trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Rouen to Honfleur by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In May, daytime highs in Honfleur are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Falaise.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Pont-L'Eveque, Caen, Ranville, Etretat
Highlights from your plan
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

7
nights
Falaise

Falaise ©
Falaise is a town (population 9,000) on the Ante River in the French region of Lower Normandy, famous as the birthplace of William the Conquerer and the scene of the fierce fighting of August 1944 associated with the Allied "breakout" from the "Falaise pocket" that built up after the D-Day landings, to drive towards Paris during the Western campaign against the German occupation.

In August 1944, two German armies were encircled and destroyed by the British 2nd Army in their attempt to breakout of the "Falaise pocket" (also known as the "Falaise gap").
Get some historical perspective at Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant and Saint-Charles-de-Percy War Cemetery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Eglise Saint-Gervais-Saint-Protais and Falaise Memorial. Change things up with these side-trips from Falaise: Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet (in Ville de Lisieux), Manoir de Coupesarte (in Coupesarte) and Argentan (Eglise Saint-Germain, Cave Henri IV, &more). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery, pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri, contemplate the long history of Parc des Forges de Varenne, and explore the historical opulence of Château d'Ô.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Falaise tour planner.

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Falaise takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Falaise are 62°F, while nighttime lows are 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Falaise

Historic Sites · Museums · Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, Argentan, Domfront, Alencon
Highlights from your plan
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Bretteville-sur-Laize Canadian War Cemetery ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne

9
nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Visit Normandy American Cemetery and Omaha Beach for their historical value. Airborne Museum and Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain), Musee D-Day Omaha (in Vierville-sur-Mer) and D-Day Monument (in Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at La Maison du Biscuit, take in the exciting artwork at Aces High Gallery, take in the history at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, and stroll the grounds of German War Cemetery.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cherbourg-Octeville day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Falaise to Cherbourg-Octeville takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. Traveling from Falaise in June, expect nights in Cherbourg-Octeville to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are slightly colder, around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Coutances.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont, Urville-Nacqueville, Valognes
Highlights from your plan
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum

5
nights
Coutances

Coutances ©
Coutances is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in north-western France.HistoryCapital of the Unelli, a Gaulish tribe, the town was given the name of Constantia in 298 during the reign of Roman emperor Constantius Chlorus. Pointe du Hoc and German War Cemetery Marigny will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale de Coutances and Chateau Fort de Pirou. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coutances: Maison Lebrec (in Saint Pierre du Mont), Maisy Battery (in Grandcamp-Maisy) and Vergers De Romilly (in Isigny-sur-Mer). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Andouillerie de la Baleine, explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Gratot, examine the collection at Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime, and stroll through Pointe D'Agon.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Coutances trip builder app.

Drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Coutances in 1.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Coutances can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Coutances

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Granville, Villedieu-les-Poeles, Maison Lebrec, Abbaye de Lessay, Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime
Highlights from your plan
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
German War Cemetery Marigny ©
German War Cemetery Marigny
Chateau Fort de Pirou ©
Chateau Fort de Pirou

8
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Get a sense of the local culture at Mont Saint-Michel and Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James. Get some historical perspective at Maison de l'Artichaut and Chapelle Saint-Aubert. Get out of town with these interesting Mont-Saint-Michel side-trips: Ferme de l'Hermitiere (in Saint-Jean-des-Champs), Genets (Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel & Beach of Genets) and Avranches (Cimetiere d"Avranches, Scriptorial d'Avranches, musee des manuscrits du Mont Saint-Michel, &more). There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, take in the spiritual surroundings of Les Chapelles de l'Oratoire, don't miss a visit to Tour du Nord, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes.

To find more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel trip itinerary maker app.

Drive from Coutances to Mont-Saint-Michel in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 68°F in June, and nighttime lows around 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Longny-au-Perche.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Avranches, Mortain, Ducey, Genets, Vains
Highlights from your plan
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes ©
Mausolee du Mont d'Huisnes

5
nights
Longny-au-Perche

Longny-au-Perche ©
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon and Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-Pitie will appeal to history buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada and Eglise Sainte-Madeleine. Change things up with these side-trips from Longny-au-Perche: L'Aigle (Eglise Saint-Martin de L'Aigle & Musee de la Meteorite), Eglise Saint-Germain (in Rugles) and Chateau du Blanc Buisson (in Saint-Pierre-du-Mesnil).

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Longny-au-Perche trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Longny-au-Perche takes 3 hours. In June, daytime highs in Longny-au-Perche are 71°F, while nighttime lows are 53°F. On the 29th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Longny-au-Perche

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

L'Aigle, Abbaye de la Trappe, Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada, Manoir de Courboyer, Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois
Highlights from your plan
Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois ©
Musee Vie et Metiers d'Autrefois
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon ©
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon
Manoir de Courboyer ©
Manoir de Courboyer

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