8 days in France Itinerary

8 days in France Itinerary

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1
Rouen
— 1 night
2
Dieppe
— 1 night
3
Etretat
— 1 night
4
Honfleur
— 1 night
5
Bayeux
— 1 night
6
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 day
7
Rouen
— 2 nights

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 25th (Sat), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Rouen journey maker app.

Braine-Le-Comte, Belgium to Rouen is an approximately 3.5-hour car ride. July in Rouen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Dieppe.

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Historic Sites
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

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Dieppe

Dieppe ©
Dieppe, famous for its scallops, is a seaside resort lively all year round.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Estran Cite de la Mer, don't miss a visit to Chapelle Notre Dame de Bonsecours, thensnap pictures at Pont Colbert, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau-Musee. On your second day here, head outdoors with Le Fleuve La Veules, thenappreciate the history behind Le Memorial du 19 Aout 1942, thenrelax in the rural setting at Reve de Bisons, and finally make a trip to Dieppe Ville D'art Et D'histoire.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dieppe trip planning site.

You can drive from Rouen to Dieppe in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July in Dieppe, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Etretat.

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Le Fleuve La Veules, Reve de Bisons
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Chateau-Musee ©
Chateau-Musee
Reve de Bisons ©
Reve de Bisons
Le Fleuve La Veules ©
Le Fleuve La Veules

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Etretat

Etretat
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Etretat trip planning tool.

Getting from Dieppe to Etretat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Etretat are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 28th (Tue), you're off to Honfleur.

Things to do in Etretat

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites
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Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
On the 28th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, thenmake a trip to Carrousel a Honfleur, and finally take in the views from Pont de Normandie.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Honfleur trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Etretat to Honfleur by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Honfleur can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

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Historic Sites
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Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Carrousel a Honfleur ©
Carrousel a Honfleur

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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.
On the 29th (Wed), make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, thenstroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, thenpause for some photo ops at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux route planner.

You can drive from Honfleur to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In July, daytime highs in Bayeux are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Omaha Beach
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, thenmake a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel, and finally don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue.

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You can take a train from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 4 hours. In July in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Rouen.

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Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Église Saint-Pierre - Le Mont-Saint-Michel ©

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, contemplate the long history of Gros-Horloge, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Rouen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
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Rue du Gros-Horloge