7 days in Normandy Itinerary

7 days in Normandy Itinerary

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7 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Portland
+3
Fly + Train + Foot + Train:  18​h 45​min
1
Honfleur
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Giverny
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Portland

3
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Memorial de Caen (in Caen), Bayeux (Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, & more) and Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, get engrossed in the history at Pegasus Memorial, snap pictures at Pont de Normandie, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Catholic Church.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Honfleur sightseeing planner.

Portland, USA to Honfleur is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Honfleur is 9 hours. Traveling from Portland in October, expect nights in Honfleur to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can drive to Giverny.

Things to do in Honfleur

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux, Memorial de Caen, Falaises d'Etretat, Normandy American Cemetery, Pegasus Memorial
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

1
night
Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Chateau Gaillard, step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Gaillon, then get outside with Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, then explore the world behind art at Musee des impressionnismes, and finally admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Giverny trip builder app .

You can drive from Honfleur to Giverny in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 61°F in October, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Giverny

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Avion Normandie - L'Eure de l'Ulm, Chateau de Gaillon, Chateau Gaillard
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Musee des impressionnismes ©
Musee des impressionnismes
Chateau Gaillard ©
Chateau Gaillard

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