9 days in Normandy Itinerary

9 days in Normandy Itinerary

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

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, then make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest, and then cool off at Alligator Bay.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel day trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also take a train; or take a train. July in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Alligator Bay
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Alligator Bay ©
Alligator Bay

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.
Go for a jaunt from Bayeux to Saint Pierre du Mont to see Maison Lebrec about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, brush up on your military savvy at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, take in the history at Omaha Beach, and examine the collection at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Bayeux planning tool.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux by train takes about 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Maison Lebrec, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chemin des Douaniers, then don't miss a visit to Falaises d'Etretat, and then stroll around Les Jardins d'Etretat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): make a trip to Vieux Bassin, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then contemplate the long history of Memorial Samuel de Champlain, and finally snap pictures at Pont de Normandie.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Honfleur trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 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 30th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): make a trip to Les Racines du Ciel, don't miss a visit to La maison sublime, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and finally explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Chateau des Tourelles, take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, and then get in on the family fun at Cahem.

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You can 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Chateau des Tourelles
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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

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