7 days in Normandy Itinerary

7 days in Normandy Itinerary

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7 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Train:  30​h
1
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Rouen
— 3 nights
Fly:  28​h
End: Sydney

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day
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 9 hours traveling from Sydney to Mont-Saint-Michel. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in May: high temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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 12th (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux day trip planner.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Remains Mulberry Harbour, Normandy American Cemetery
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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

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nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then don't miss a visit to Falaises d'Etretat, and then don't miss a visit to Chemin des Douaniers. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then explore the galleries of Fondation Claude Monet.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Rouen trip builder .

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Rouen takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Rouen are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. On the 15th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Etretat, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Fondation Claude Monet
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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

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