11 days in Normandy Itinerary

11 days in Normandy Itinerary

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1
Honfleur
— 3 nights
2
Bayeux
— 2 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
4
Rouen
— 3 nights

3
nights
Honfleur

Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Change things up with these side-trips from Honfleur: Palais Benedictine (in Fecamp) and Etretat (Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde, Les Jardins d'Etretat, &more). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Vieux Bassin, see the interesting displays at Les Dominicaines, Espace Culturel & Artotheque, indulge your taste buds at Calvados Experience, and snap pictures at Pont de Normandie.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Honfleur trip itinerary builder website.

San Diego, USA to Honfleur is an approximately 21.5-hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also fly. You'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Diego to Honfleur due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Diego in May; daily highs in Honfleur reach °F and lows reach °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Etretat, Pont-L'Eveque, Palais Benedictine, Deauville Beach
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Remains Mulberry Harbour, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, thenlearn about all things military at Memorial de Caen, and then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bayeux itinerary planner.

Getting from Honfleur to Bayeux by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. In May in Bayeux, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Normandy American Cemetery, Remains Mulberry Harbour, Memorial de Caen, Pointe du Hoc
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mont Saint-Michel, thenmake a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, and finally make a trip to Le Moulin de Moidrey.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Mont-Saint-Michel sightseeing planning website.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Le Moulin de Moidrey
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel ©
La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel

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nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny), Bois de Moutiers (in Varengeville-sur-Mer) and Abbaye de Jumieges (in Jumieges). There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, make a trip to Vieux Rouen, and examine the collection at Historial Jeanne d’Arc.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Rouen online holiday maker.

Do a combination of bus and train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Rouen in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In May, daytime highs in Rouen are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Fondation Claude Monet, Bois de Moutiers, Abbaye de Jumieges
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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

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