31 days in Normandy Itinerary

31 days in Normandy Itinerary

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1
Rouen
— 5 nights
2
Alencon
— 4 nights
3
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 5 nights
4
Caen
— 5 nights
5
Cherbourg-Octeville
— 5 nights
6
Etretat
— 5 nights

5
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Rouen: Le Circuit de Decouverte (in Bernay), Ferme Nature Chez Poly (in Caorches-Saint-Nicolas) and Fondation Claude Monet (in Giverny). There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, admire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, don't miss a visit to Vieux Rouen, and tee off at Golf du Champ de Bataille.

To find where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip itinerary planner.

San Diego, USA to Rouen is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from San Diego to Rouen, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Rouen is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 59°F and lows of 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Alencon.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors · Parks · Museums

Side Trips

Le Neubourg, Veloroute du Lin, Le Circuit de Decouverte, Ferme Nature Chez Poly, Bois de Moutiers
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Veloroute du Lin ©
Veloroute du Lin
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet

4
nights
Alencon

Alencon ©
Alençon is a commune in Normandy, France, capital of the Orne department. Venture out of the city with trips to Parc des Forges de Varenne (in Champsecret), Parc Regional Basse Normandie (in Domfront) and Juvigny-sous-Andaine (La Michaudiere & La Ferme du Cheval de Trait). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-arts et de la Dentelle, stop by Charcuterie J.L PALLU, let little ones run wild at Parc des Promenades, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon.

Before you visit Alencon, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Alencon takes 2 hours. April in Alencon sees daily highs of 62°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Alencon

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Juvigny-sous-Andaine, Saint-Ceneri-le-Gerei, Parc des Forges de Varenne, Musee de l'Emigration Francaise au Canada, Parc Regional Basse Normandie
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Parc des Forges de Varenne ©
Parc des Forges de Varenne
Musee des Beaux-arts et de la Dentelle ©
Musee des Beaux-arts et de la Dentelle
Parc des Promenades ©
Parc des Promenades

5
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Venture out of the city with trips to Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James (in Saint James), Granville (Boat Tours & Water Sports, Pointe du Roc, &more) and Pointe D'Agon (in Agon-Coutainville). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Mont Saint-Michel, hike along Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, make a trip to Tour du Nord, and get your game on at Royal Kids.

Start your trip to Mont-Saint-Michel by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Alencon to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 58°F during the day and 42°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Caen.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Outdoors · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Granville, Cabane Vauban, Cimetiere Militaire Americain de Saint-James, Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours, L'Ecume des Falaises
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Zoo de Champrepus ©
Zoo de Champrepus

5
nights
Caen

Caen ©
Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Caen: Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer (D-Day Monument & Omaha Beach), Honfleur (Galerie Jean Fontan, Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, &more) and Colleville-sur-Mer (Normandy American Cemetery & Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, take an in-depth tour of Memorial de Caen, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbaye aux Dames, and stroll the grounds of Beny-sur-Mer Canadian War Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Caen day trip planner.

Getting from Mont-Saint-Michel to Caen by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 58°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Cherbourg-Octeville.

Things to do in Caen

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trips

Bayeux, Honfleur, Arromanches-les-Bains, Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer, Colleville-sur-Mer
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen

5
nights
Cherbourg-Octeville

Cherbourg-Octeville ©
Cherbourg holds an arsenal of the French Navy.
Explore Cherbourg-Octeville's surroundings by going to Sainte-Mere-Eglise (Airborne Museum & Church of Sainte-Mère-Église), D-Day Experience (Dead Man's Corner museum) (in Saint-Come-du-Mont) and Flamanville (Chateau de Flamanville & La Ferme aux Cinq Saisons). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Cite de La Mare, witness the site of a historic battle at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, tee off at Golf Paysan, and kick back and relax at Plage de Vauville.

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You can drive from Caen to Cherbourg-Octeville in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. April in Cherbourg-Octeville sees daily highs of 55°F and lows of 43°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Cherbourg-Octeville

Parks · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Flamanville, Sainte-Mere-Eglise, Jardins en Hommage a Jacques Prevert, Grottes de Jobourg, Vallee des Moulins
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Cite de La Mare ©
Cite de La Mare
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum
La Maison du Biscuit ©
La Maison du Biscuit

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nights
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Venture out of the city with trips to Cimetiere Militaire de Saint Valery en Caux (in Saint-Valery-en-Caux) and Veules-les-Roses (Les Cressonnieres, Le Fleuve La Veules, &more). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat, enjoy the sand and surf at Plage Du Tilleul, make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers, and see the interesting displays at Musee des Pecheries.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Etretat visit planner.

You can drive from Cherbourg-Octeville to Etretat in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Etretat are 56°F, while nighttime lows are 44°F. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Veules-les-Roses, Fecamp, Le Tilleul, Cimetiere Militaire de Saint Valery en Caux
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Les Jardins d'Etretat ©
Les Jardins d'Etretat

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