5 days in Normandy Itinerary

5 days in Normandy Itinerary

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5 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: London
ferry:  5​h
1
Rouen
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Camembert
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Bayeux
— 1 night
train:  1​h
4
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: London

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hours
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen holiday maker website .

London, UK to Rouen is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from London to Rouen. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Camembert.

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Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen

1
night
Camembert

Camembert ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): do a tasting at Arpents du Soleil, browse the eclectic array of goods at Marche de Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, see the interesting displays at Musee du mobilier miniature a Vendeuvre, then step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Vendeuvre, and finally examine the collection at La Maison du Camembert.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Camembert using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Camembert takes 1.5 hours. In October in Camembert, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Camembert

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Saint-Pierre-sur-Dives, Vendeuvre
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Chateau de Vendeuvre ©
Chateau de Vendeuvre
La Maison du Camembert ©
La Maison du Camembert
Arpents du Soleil ©
Arpents du Soleil

1
night
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 (Tue), pick up some local products at Maison Lebrec, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, then kick back and relax at Omaha Beach, and finally admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux visit planner.

Traveling by car from Camembert to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Maison Lebrec, Omaha Beach
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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

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nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
On the 30th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Cap Levi, view the masterpieces at Aces High Gallery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Dunes d'Hattainville, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Le Havre de Portbail. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Mare de Vauville, stop by Librairie Ryst, and then contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cherbourg-Octeville day trip tool .

Take a train from Bayeux to Cherbourg-Octeville in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 18°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Le Havre de Portbail, Cap Levi, Dunes d'Hattainville, Aces High Gallery, Mare de Vauville
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Librairie Ryst ©
Librairie Ryst
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Dunes d'Hattainville ©
Dunes d'Hattainville

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