15 days in Normandy Itinerary

15 days in Normandy Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Normandy trip maker
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Make it your trip
Fly
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Rouen
— 4 nights
Drive
2
Honfleur
— 3 nights
Drive
3
Bayeux
— 5 nights
Drive
4
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
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Rouen — 4 nights

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Attractions like Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Reve de Bisons make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Rouen's surroundings by going to Giverny (Fondation Claude Monet & Musee des impressionnismes). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, make a trip to Place du Vieux-Marche, see the sky in a new way at l'Atrium, and get engrossed in the history at Historial Jeanne d’Arc.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip itinerary builder tool.

Ljubljana, Slovenia to Rouen is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Ljubljana in June, expect nights in Rouen to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Honfleur.
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Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites
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Honfleur — 3 nights

Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Kids will enjoy Falaises d'Etretat and Notre Dame de Grace. Take a break from Honfleur with a short trip to Chemin des Douaniers in Etretat, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Vieux Bassin, enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach, admire the striking features of Bibliotheque Oscar Niemeyer, and snap pictures at Pont de Normandie.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honfleur itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Rouen to Honfleur in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In June in Honfleur, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can go by car to Bayeux.
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Bayeux — 5 nights

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 Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux and Bayeux War Cemetery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Bayeux: Airborne Museum (in Sainte-Mere-Eglise), Cherbourg-Octeville (Parc Emmanuel Liais & Cite de La Mare) and Eglise Saint-Come-et-Saint-Damien d'Angoville-au-Plain (in Angoville-Au-Plain). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, witness the site of a historic battle at Croix de Guerre 5th Engineer Special Brigade, appreciate the history behind D-Day Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Omaha Beach.

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You can drive from Honfleur to Bayeux in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.
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Mont-Saint-Michel — 2 nights

Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 7th (Fri), make a trip to Terrasse de l'Ouest and then admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours and then take in the views from Le Vieux Pont de Ducey.

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Drive from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.
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Normandy travel guide

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Architectural Buildings · Landmarks · Gardens
Discover the Alabaster Coast along the steep Normandy coast with spectacular chalk cliffs, a number of scenic villages, posh seaside holiday resorts, the Channel Islands, and the English Channel. The Channel Islands, although British Crown Dependencies, are considered culturally and historically a part of Normandy. Upper Normandy is predominantly more industrial, while Lower Normandy is predominantly agricultural. The shoreline is famed for the D-Day invasion by Allied troops on June 6, 1944, where you'll find museums and monuments with historical significance to World War II. As you explore the old towns, note the Norman architecture that follows a pattern similar to the English Romanesque architecture following the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. Typical Norman villages have many half-timbered houses in their old towns and historical vessels in their old ports. One of the most popular things to do along the Alabaster Coast is sampling its local products: The region produces hard apple ciders, Calvados apple brandies, and famous Bénédictine liqueur instead of wine due to its abundance of apple orchards.
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