10 days in Normandy Itinerary

10 days in Normandy Itinerary

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

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 5th (Wed): make a trip to Tour Boucle and then make a trip to Tour du Nord. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Mont Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Terrasse de l'Ouest, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

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Brussels, Belgium to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also take a train; or do a combination of flight and train. In August in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Bayeux.

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Historic Sites · Wildlife · Parks
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Maison Lebrec (in Saint Pierre du Mont), Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise) and Sainte-Marie-du-Mont (Memorial to Danish Seamen & Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Bayeux trip planner.

Traveling by train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 4 hours. In August, daytime highs in Bayeux are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Colleville-sur-Mer, Arromanches-les-Bains, Caen, Sainte-Marie-du-Mont
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get outside with Cote d'Albatre, then get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, then stroll around Les Jardins d'Etretat, and finally don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde. Keep things going the next day: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Le Manoir d'Apreval, take in the views from Pont de Normandie, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, and finally don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Honfleur journey maker.

Drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In August in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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.
On the 13th (Thu), wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, take an in-depth tour of Historial Jeanne d’Arc, then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen. On your second day here, examine the collection at Musee des Antiquites, then make a trip to Collegiale Notre-Dame des Andelys, then browse the exhibits of Fondation Claude Monet, and finally admire the striking features of Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rouen online travel planner.

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 August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Le Vieux Moulin de Vernon, Collegiale Notre-Dame des Andelys
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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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