9 days in Normandy Itinerary

9 days in Normandy Itinerary

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9 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Newark
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Rouen
— 1 night
train + bus:  5​h 45​min
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Honfleur
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Newark

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): explore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Saint-Sever, admire the natural beauty at Fondation Claude Monet, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Gros-Horloge, wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then don't miss a visit to Vieux, and finally examine the collection at Musee Secq des Tournelles.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen tour itinerary builder site .

Newark, USA to Rouen is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Newark to Rouen due to the time zone difference. In April in Rouen, expect temperatures between 59°F during the day and 41°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fondation Claude Monet
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 23rd (Thu), admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, then don't miss a visit to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, then identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, and finally make a trip to La Grande Rue.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Mont-Saint-Michel day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of train and bus from Rouen to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 58°F in April, and nighttime lows around 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

2
nights
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 24th (Fri), stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, then stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, and finally steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Airborne Museum, brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Bayeux tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Bayeux are 58°F, while nighttime lows are 40°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Memorial de Caen, Airborne Museum, Normandy American Cemetery, Remains Mulberry Harbour
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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

2
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get great views at Falaises d'Etretat and then don't miss a visit to Vieux Bassin. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Deauville Beach, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Calvados Experience by Pere Magloire, take in the views from Pont de Normandie, then steep yourself in history at Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Honfleur trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Bayeux to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In April, daytime highs in Honfleur are 57°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Calvados Experience by Pere Magloire, Deauville Beach, Falaises d'Etretat
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Calvados Experience by Pere Magloire ©

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