5 days in Normandy Itinerary

5 days in Normandy Itinerary

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5 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Paris
Train:  2 h 15 min
1
Le Havre
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Caen
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Rouen
— 1 night
+3
Train + Foot + Train + Fly:  14 h 15 min
End: Orlando, Florida

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), examine the collection at Appartement Temoin, take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Joseph, then admire the masterpieces at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Notre Dame des Flots, and finally steep yourself in history at Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie).

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Le Havre tour itinerary maker tool .

Paris to Le Havre is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. September in Le Havre sees daily highs of 66°F and lows of 54°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can go by car to Caen.

Things to do in Le Havre

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie)
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Eglise St-Joseph ©
Eglise St-Joseph
Eglise Notre Dame des Flots ©
Eglise Notre Dame des Flots

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of American Cemetery & Memorial, then take in the history 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 20th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pointe du Hoc, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, and then learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Caen trip planner .

You can drive from Le Havre to Caen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. September in Caen sees daily highs of 68°F and lows of 52°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus 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
 Bayeux War Cemetery ©
Bayeux War Cemetery

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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): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc, then explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, and then admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Rouen road trip app .

You can take a bus from Caen to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 68°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Rouen

Museums Historic Sites
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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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