48 days in Basse-Normandie Itinerary

48 days in Basse-Normandie Itinerary

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48 days in Basse-Normandie Itinerary

Start: New York City
+3
Bus + Fly + Bus + Train:  17​h
1
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Barneville-Carteret
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Bayeux
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Flers
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Honfleur
— 9 nights
+4
Train + Foot + Train + Fly + Bus:  16​h 15​min
End: New York City

8
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Your inner history buff will appreciate Mont Saint-Michel and Huisnes Sur Mer Ossuary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James and Fours a Chaux du Rey - Musee Maritime. Venture out of the city with trips to Zoo de Champrepus (in Champrepus), Andouillerie de la Baleine (in Gavray) and Golf de Granville - Baie du Mont St Michel (in Breville sur Mer). There's lots more to do: stroll through Plage Saint-Martin-de-Brehal, look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, try for a hole-in-one at Raptorpark, and make a splash at Alligator Bay.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Mont-Saint-Michel trip tool .

New York City, USA to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 17-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from New York City to Mont-Saint-Michel due to the time zone difference. March in Mont-Saint-Michel sees daily highs of 52°F and lows of 40°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Barneville-Carteret.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Granville, Genets, Agon-Coutainville, Carolles, Cornille Havard - Fondeur de Cloches
Find places to stay Mar 14 — 22:
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Pointe D'Agon ©
Pointe D'Agon

9
nights
Barneville-Carteret

Barneville-Carteret ©
Situated across from the Channel Islands, Barneville-Carteret is a seaside resort that assures you of its excellent water quality due to its recognition as a Blue Flag beach--a designation awarded to seaside areas adhering to specific environmental standards.
You'll explore and learn at Aces High Gallery and Maison natale Jean-Francois Millet. You'll get in some beach time at Plage de Vauville and Plage de Barneville.. Change things up with these side-trips from Barneville-Carteret: Musee de Quineville (in Quineville), La Batterie d'Azeville (Azeville gun battery) (in Azeville) and Hotel de Beaumont (in Valognes). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Dunes d'Hattainville, make a trip to Eglise de Montfarville, get outside with Nez de Jobourg, and stop by La Maison du Biscuit.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Barneville-Carteret trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Barneville-Carteret takes 2 hours. Traveling from Mont-Saint-Michel to Barneville-Carteret, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 51°F in March, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Barneville-Carteret

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jobourg, Gatteville-le-Phare, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Auderville, Omonville-la-Petite
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 31:
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Plage de Barneville. ©
Plage de Barneville.
Dunes d'Hattainville ©
Dunes d'Hattainville

10
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Frac Basse Normandie. Get a sense of the local culture at Omaha Beach and Notre Dame Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Maison Lebrec (in Saint Pierre du Mont), Ouistreham (La Flamme & Ouistreham Beach) and Banneville-la-Campagne War Cemetery (in Banneville-la-Campagne). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Cap Levi, head outdoors with Les Roches de Ham, and kick back and relax at Juno Beach.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip app .

You can drive from Barneville-Carteret to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barneville-Carteret to Bayeux due to the time zone difference. In March in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 52°F during the day and 38°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Flers.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Caen, Arromanches-les-Bains, Colleville-sur-Mer, Ouistreham, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Find places to stay Mar 31 — Apr 10:
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

10
nights
Flers

Flers ©
Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant and Polish Soldiers Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Saint-Charles-de-Percy War Cemetery and Espace Musee Charles Leandre. Explore Flers' surroundings by going to Eglise Saint-Germain (in Argentan), Energie Paintball (in Putanges-Pont-Ecrepin) and Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon (in La Chapelle-Montligeon).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read Flers visit app .

Getting from Bayeux to Flers by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April in Flers, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 42°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Honfleur.

Things to do in Flers

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Domfront, Falaise, Clecy, Prison Royale, Energie Paintball
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 20:
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Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Sees ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Sees
Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri ©
Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri

9
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Galeries Bartoux Honfleur and Galerie 13. Visiting Deauville Beach and Mare de Vauville will get you outdoors. Explore Honfleur's surroundings by going to Domaine Dupont (in Victot-Pontfol), Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives (Eglise Abbatiale de Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Marche de Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, & more) and Galerie l'Eveil des Arts (in Lisieux). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Calvados Boulard, kick back and relax at Plage de Benerville sur Mer, make a trip to Le Vieux Bassin, and take in the exciting artwork at La force d'un reve.

For ratings and more tourist information, refer to the Honfleur trip app .

Drive from Flers to Honfleur in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 57°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Deauville City, Cerza, Le Marche Les Halles, Galerie l'Eveil des Arts
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 29:
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Plage de Trouville ©
Plage de Trouville
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church