6 days in Normandy Itinerary

6 days in Normandy Itinerary

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6 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Metz
+3
Train + Subway + Foot + Train:  4 h 15 min
1
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Foot + Subway + Train:  5 h 15 min
End: Metz

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Family-friendly places like Cahem and Cerza will thrill your kids. Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville (in Le Havre) and Saint Catherine's Catholic Church (in Honfleur). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet, make a trip to Vieux, and admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Rouen online trip planner .

Metz to Rouen is an approximately 4.5-hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in October, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Cerza, Carre du Theatre de l'Hotel de Ville, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Falaises d'Etretat
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cerza ©
Cerza

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant and La Cite de la Mer. Venture out of the city with trips to Hapik (in Mondeville), Urville Nacqueville Beach (in Urville-Nacqueville) and Golf miniature (in Cabourg). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, stroll through Omaha Beach, and see the interesting displays at Caramels d'Isigny.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Bayeux are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Golf miniature, Cite de La Mare, Normandy American Cemetery
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Cite de La Mare ©
Cite de La Mare

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