12 days in Calvados Itinerary

12 days in Calvados Itinerary

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12 days in Calvados Itinerary

Start: Paris
Drive:  2 h
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
— 6 nights
Train:  2 h 15 min
End: Paris


Honfleur ©
Honfleur is a town surrounding a beautiful little 17th-century harbor in Lower Normandy.
Explore Honfleur's surroundings by going to Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant (in Bonnebosq), Manoir De Grandouet (in Cambremer) and Lisieux (Galerie l'Eveil des Arts, Sanctuaire Sainte Therese, & more). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Place Arthur Boudin, learn about winemaking at Calvados Boulard, enjoy the sand and surf at Plages de Houlgate, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Honfleur trip maker website .

Paris to Honfleur is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a bus. In January, plan for daily highs up to 8°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Honfleur

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Deauville City, Ville de Lisieux, Eglise Notre Dame de Bonsecours, Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant, Plage de Benerville sur Mer
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Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Vieux Bassin ©
Vieux Bassin
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church


Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Change things up with these side-trips from Bayeux: Hillman Site (in Colleville-Montgomery), Studio Ca me Chante ! (in Caen) and Porte Horloge de Vire (in Vire-Normandie). And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, get curious at La Maison de la Baleine, experience rural life at Ferme de Vailly, and admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Bayeux online journey planner .

Traveling by car from Honfleur to Bayeux takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 9°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to take a train back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Caen, Arromanches-les-Bains, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Pointe du Hoc, La Maison de la Baleine
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery