16 days in Normandy Itinerary

16 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Lier
Drive:  4 h
1
Rouen
— 3 nights
car:  3 h
2
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
3
Bayeux
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Honfleur
— 5 nights
Drive:  8 h
End: Lier

3
nights
Rouen

Rouen
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Rouen sightseeing planner.

Lier, Belgium to Rouen is an approximately 6.5- hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors Historic Sites Parks
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3
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Plage du Plat Gousset and Beach of Genets. Discover out-of-the-way places like Tour Gabriel and La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel. Step out of Mont-Saint-Michel with an excursion to Pointe du Grouin du Sud in Vains--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel, don't miss a visit to Grand Degre, and see the interesting displays at Musee de la Mer et de l'Ecologie.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and bus from Rouen to Mont-Saint-Michel in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pointe du Grouin du Sud, Beach of Genets, Plage du Plat Gousset
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Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel ©
Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel
Tour Gabriel ©
Tour Gabriel
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Impact Game and Juno Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie and Jardin Public de Bayeux. Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, and take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Bayeux tour itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Honfleur.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Juno Beach, Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, Eglise Saint-Pierre
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 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach
Impact Game ©
Impact Game

5
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Jardin des Personnalites and Musee Eugene Boudin. Bring the kids along to Plage-Baignade Yport and Plage du Butin. When in Honfleur, make a side trip to see Porte d’Aval in Etretat, approximately Etretat away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Pont de Normandie, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, make a trip to Les moulieres d'Honfleur, and contemplate the long history of Greniers a sel de Honfleur.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honfleur trip tool.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Honfleur takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. In July, daytime highs in Honfleur are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Porte d’Aval, Plage-Baignade Yport
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Jardin des Personnalites ©
Jardin des Personnalites
Plage-Baignade Yport
Plage-Baignade Yport
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin

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