5 days in Normandy Itinerary

5 days in Normandy Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Le Havre
— 1 day
2
Caen
— 2 nights
3
Rouen
— 1 night

1
day
Le Havre

Le Havre ©
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
On the 18th (Wed), see the interesting displays at Appartement Temoin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Joseph, admire the masterpieces at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Flots, and finally steep yourself in history at Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie).

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Le Havre route planner.

Paris to Le Havre is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °F in September, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Le Havre

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)
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Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa ©
Eglise St-Joseph ©
Eglise St-Joseph
Eglise Notre Dame des Flots ©
Eglise Notre Dame des Flots

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, thenwitness the site of a historic battle at Memorial 1st US Infantry Division Omaha Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Caen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Le Havre to Caen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Caen sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Bayeux, Colleville-sur-Mer, Pointe du Hoc
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Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux
Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Pointe du Hoc ©
Pointe du Hoc

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Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, thenadmire the masterpieces at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Rouen driving holiday planner.

Drive from Caen to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Rouen, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Museums
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Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc ©
Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc

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