5 days in France Itinerary

5 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bayeux
Drive:  2 h
1
Rennes
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Septmonts
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
3
Orly
— Few hours
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
5
Bayeux
— 2 nights
End: Bayeux

1
day
Rennes

Rennes ©
Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, get your game on at Virtual Room Rennes, and then stroll around Parc du Thabor.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Rennes trip planner.

Bayeux to Rennes is an approximately 2- hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Septmonts.

Things to do in Rennes

Fun & Games Parks
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Virtual Room Rennes ©
Virtual Room Rennes
Room Escape Games
Parc du Thabor ©
Parc du Thabor

1
night
Septmonts

Septmonts
Septmonts is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France.Donjon de SeptmontsIn the heart of the village lies the remains of the Château de Septmonts, of which the principal remains are of the 14th century donjon or keep. To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Septmonts trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Rennes to Septmonts with the Route module. In September, daily temperatures in Septmonts can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel to Orly.

Things to do in Septmonts

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums
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few
hours
Orly

Orly
Orly is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Orly trip planner.

Getting from Septmonts to Orly by car takes about 2 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll travel to Rouen.

Things to do in Orly

Fun & Games Parks Historic Sites
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1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
On the 10th (Tue), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then get in on the family fun at Cahem, and then get curious at Musee Maritime Fluvial et Portuaire de Rouen.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rouen vacation planner.

Drive from Orly to Rouen in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rouen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Cahem ©
Cahem
Musee Maritime Fluvial et Portuaire de Rouen ©

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.
Family-friendly places like Omaha Beach and Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant will thrill your kids. Take a break from Bayeux with a short trip to Clecygliss in Clecy, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, make a trip to Reporters Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Bayeux driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Clecygliss, Normandy American Cemetery, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Omaha Beach
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach

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