18 days in Calais & Le Havre Itinerary

18 days in Calais & Le Havre Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Paris
fly:  1 h
1
Calais
— 3 nights
fly:  1 h
2
Le Havre
— 14 nights
fly:  14 h 30 min
End: New York City

3
nights
Calais

Calais ©
Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calais: Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage), La Coupole (in Saint-Omer) and Etaples Military Cemetery (in Etaples). Next up on the itinerary: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nausicaa, see the interesting displays at La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais, appreciate the history behind The Burghers of Calais, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame de Grace.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Calais online tour planner.

Paris to Calais is an approximately 2- hour train ride. You can also drive; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Calais are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can go by car to Le Havre.

Things to do in Calais

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Ardres, Le Touquet Beach, La Coupole, Etaples Military Cemetery, Nausicaa
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Le Touquet Beach ©
Le Touquet Beach
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa
Etaples Military Cemetery ©
Etaples Military Cemetery

14
nights
Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Le Havre: Bayeux (Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, Cathedrale Notre-Dame, &more), National Guard Monument Memorial (in Vierville-sur-Mer) and Colleville-sur-Mer (Normandy American Cemetery, Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, &more). There's lots more to do: get great views at Falaises d'Etretat, make a trip to Vieux Bassin, contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc, and explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Le Havre trip app.

Getting from Calais to Le Havre by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. November in Le Havre sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Le Havre

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Caen, Rouen, Bayeux, Colleville-sur-Mer, Ranville
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat

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