15 days in France Itinerary

15 days in France Itinerary

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15 days in France Itinerary

Start: Bayeux
1
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Caen
— 2 nights
Bus:  1​h
3
Honfleur
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Rouen
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Colleville-sur-Mer
— 3 nights
Bus:  30​min
End: Bayeux

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colin Mcgarry Normandy Tour Guide. When in Bayeux, make a side trip to see Airborne Museum in Sainte-Mere-Eglise, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip tool .

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major airports are Deauville-Saint-Gatien Airport, Dinard-Pleurtuit-Saint-Malo Airport and Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport. In April in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 40°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Memorial de Caen, Normandy American Cemetery, Airborne Museum
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 23:
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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

2
nights
Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
On the 24th (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Hommes, explore the galleries of Pegasus Memorial, snap pictures at Pegasus Bridge, then have some family-friendly fun at Karting de Caen Demouville, and finally steep yourself in history at Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at La Colline aux Oiseaux, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames, and finally explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Caen.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Caen online trip planner .

Caen is just a stone's throw from Bayeux. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can catcht the bus to Honfleur.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Ranville, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Abbaye aux Dames ©
Abbaye aux Dames
La Colline aux Oiseaux ©
La Colline aux Oiseaux

2
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): snap pictures at Pont de Normandie, then stop by Tabernula, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, and finally make a trip to Vieux Bassin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Palais Benedictine, then browse the exhibits of Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), then enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach, and finally identify plant and animal life at Naturospace.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Honfleur online travel route planner .

You can take a bus from Caen to Honfleur in an hour. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Honfleur are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Deauville Beach, Palais Benedictine
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
You've now added Fayencerie Augy to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): make a trip to Vieux and then get great views at Falaises d'Etretat. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then look for gifts at Fayencerie Augy.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Rouen road trip planning app .

You can drive from Bayeux to Rouen in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 59°F, and evening lows to 41°F. You will leave for home on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Rouen

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Falaises d'Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

3
nights
Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer ©
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Colleville-sur-Mer is known for historic sites and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, examine the collection at Big Red One Assault Museum, witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, and pause for some photo ops at Croix de Guerre 5th Engineer Special Brigade.

To see photos and tourist information, go to the Colleville-sur-Mer holiday planning tool .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Colleville-sur-Mer takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Colleville-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 58°F and lows of 42°F at night. You'll set off for home on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Musee de la Meunerie, La Grange au Mohair
Find places to stay Apr 30 — May 3:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach ©
Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach

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