4 days in Normandy Itinerary

4 days in Normandy Itinerary

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4 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Barcelona
Fly + train:  6​h 30​min
1
Giverny
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Caen
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Bayeux
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
+3
bus + train + bus + Fly:  9​h
End: Barcelona

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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).
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Barcelona, Spain to Giverny is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and train. You can also take a train; or drive. In May, Giverny is little chillier than Barcelona - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can drive to Caen.

Things to do in Giverny

Parks
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

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Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye aux Dames, take an in-depth tour of Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), then stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery, and finally get engrossed in the history at Memorial de Caen.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Caen online itinerary planner .

Drive from Giverny to Caen in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In May in Caen, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a train to Bayeux.

Things to do in Caen

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus), Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery
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Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Pegasus Memorial (Memorial Pegasus) ©
Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery ©

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, and finally witness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux journey builder .

Bayeux is just a stone's throw from Caen. In May, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can go by car to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Colleville-sur-Mer
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American Cemetery & Memorial ©
American Cemetery & Memorial
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

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Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mont-Saint-Michel trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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