13 days in Normandy & Brittany Itinerary

13 days in Normandy & Brittany Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Rouen
— 4 nights
2
Bayeux
— 4 nights
3
Saint-Malo
— 4 nights

4
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Head to Ecole Supérieure d'Art et Design Le Havre-Rouen and Rue du Gros-Horlogefor plenty of shopping. Discover out-of-the-way places like Eglise St-Joseph and Gros-Horloge. Get out of town with these interesting Rouen side-trips: Abbaye de Montivilliers (in Montivilliers), Plage de Trouville (in Trouville-sur-Mer) and Honfleur (Tabernula, Notre Dame de Grace, &more). The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye de Jumieges, contemplate the long history of Palais de Justice, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and make a trip to Chapelle Notre-Dame-de-la-Garde.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Rouen planning website.

Tel Aviv, Israel to Rouen is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Tel Aviv to Rouen is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Tel Aviv in May: highs in Rouen hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Honfleur, Etretat, Abbaye de Montivilliers, Eglise Saint-Michel, Eglise St-Joseph
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Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Eglise St-Joseph ©
Eglise St-Joseph

4
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Batterie Allemande de Longues-Sure-Mer and Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at Normandy American Cemetery and Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. Get out of town with these interesting Bayeux side-trips: Maison Lebrec (in Saint Pierre du Mont), Ranville (Pegasus Memorial & Pegasus Bridge) and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant (in Falaise). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Remains Mulberry Harbour, stop by H2O Parapluies, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, and take an in-depth tour of D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum).

For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. May in Bayeux sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville, Maison Lebrec, H2O Parapluies, Musee D-Day Omaha
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Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pegasus Memorial ©
Pegasus Memorial

4
nights
Saint-Malo

Saint-Malo ©
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fort La Latte and Marche aux Huitres. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cap Fréhel and Promenade du Clair de Lune. Change things up with these side-trips from Saint-Malo: Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James), Chateau de Fougeres (in Fougeres) and Vannes (Old City Walls of Vannes & Place Henri IV). There's more to do: steep yourself in history at Les Remparts de Dinan.

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Getting from Bayeux to Saint-Malo by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Plevenon, Vannes, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Les Remparts de Dinan, Chateau de Fougeres
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Fort La Latte ©
Fort La Latte
Cap Fréhel ©
Cap Fréhel
Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James ©

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