3 days in Basse-Normandie Itinerary

3 days in Basse-Normandie Itinerary

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Bayeux
— 1 night
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Sainte-Mere-Eglise
— 1 night

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, then take in the history at Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux journey planning site.

Newcastle upon Tyne, UK to Bayeux is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne to Bayeux. While traveling from Newcastle upon Tyne, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Bayeux, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sainte-Mere-Eglise.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Pointe du Hoc, Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Sainte-Mere-Eglise ©
Sainte-Mère-Église is a commune in the Manche department in Normandy in northwestern France. Your day by day itinerary now includes Normandy Jeep Tours. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): deepen your understanding of the past and present with Normandy Jeep Tours and then witness the site of a historic battle at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sainte-Mere-Eglise trip maker site.

You can drive from Bayeux to Sainte-Mere-Eglise in an hour. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Bayeux in August, expect nights in Sainte-Mere-Eglise to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sainte-Mere-Eglise

Tours · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach