5 days in France Itinerary

5 days in France Itinerary

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5 days in France Itinerary

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

Many tour guides skip Rennes, a "City of Art and History," but that doesn't mean you should.
On the 8th (Sun), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Rennes, and then walk around Parc du Thabor.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Rennes trip planner .

Bayeux to Rennes is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up 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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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 more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Septmonts vacation maker website .

Explore your travel options from Rennes to Septmonts with the Route module. In September, daytime highs in Septmonts are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You will leave for Orly on the 9th (Mon).

Things to do in Septmonts

Historic Sites Outdoors
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few
hours
Orly

Orly
Orly is a commune in the southern suburbs of Paris, France. For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orly day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Septmonts to Orly in 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), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, then get in on the family fun at Cahem, and then get engrossed in the history at Musee Maritime Fluvial et Portuaire de Rouen.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Rouen online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Orly to Rouen in 2 hours. In September, daytime highs in Rouen are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Cahem ©
Cahem

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. When in Bayeux, make a side trip to see Clecygliss in Clecy, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame, stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, and don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Bayeux day trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Rouen to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In September in Bayeux, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Clecygliss, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Normandy American Cemetery
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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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