60 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

60 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Laon
— 8 nights
2
Trelon
— 7 nights
3
Douai
— 8 nights
4
Saint-Omer
— 9 nights
5
Etaples
— 8 nights
6
Amiens
— 9 nights
7
Chantilly City
— 9 nights

8
nights
Laon

Laon ©
Laon is the capital city of the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France, northern France. Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon and Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Museum-lovers will get to explore Musee Franco Americain and Caverne du Dragon. Explore Laon's surroundings by going to Chateau of Coucy (in Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique), Belleau (Aisne Marne American Cemetery, Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery, &more) and Soissons (Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes & Cathedrale Saint-Gervais Saint-Protais). There's lots more to do: make a trip to Porte d'Ardon, step into the grandiose world of Chateau-Fort de Guise, witness the site of a historic battle at Chemin des Dames, and play a few rounds at Golf de l'Ailette.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Laon trip itinerary builder app.

Boston, USA to Laon is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Laon due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Boston in September; daily highs in Laon reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Trelon.

Things to do in Laon

Historic Sites Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Saint-Quentin City, Belleau, Chamouille, Soissons, Fere-en-Tardenois
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Laon
Aisne Marne American Cemetery ©
Aisne Marne American Cemetery
Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation ©

7
nights
Trelon

Trelon ©
Trélon is a commune in the Nord department in northern France.Trélon forms the western edge of the Calestienne region. Chateau de Trelon and Eglise Saint-Martin de Jeantes will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at AMV Atelier-Musee Du Verre and Musee de la Thierache. Venture out of the city with trips to Eglise Saint-Medard de Parfondeval (in Parfondeval), Musee departemental Matisse (in Le Cateau-Cambresis) and Maison Familiale d'Henri Matisse (in Bohain-en-Vermandois). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at MTVS - Musee du Textile et de la Vie Sociale, take an in-depth tour of Musee de la Thierache, walk around ValJoly, and pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise St Pierre.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Trelon trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Laon to Trelon takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Laon in October, Trelon is slightly colder at night with lows of °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Douai.

Things to do in Trelon

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ors, Fourmies, Felleries, Vervins, Hirson
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 15:
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Musee departemental Matisse ©
Musee departemental Matisse
Chateau de Trelon ©
Chateau de Trelon
Musee des Bois Jolis ©
Musee des Bois Jolis

8
nights
Douai

Douai ©
Douai is a commune in the Nord département in northern France. Get some cultural insight at Carriere Wellington and Collegiale Saint Pierre. Appreciate the collections at Musee de la Chartreuse and Centre Historique Mnier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Douai: Arras (Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery & Room Escape Games), Philosophe British Cemetery (in Mazingarbe) and Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette (in Ablain-Saint-Nazaire). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Musée du Louvre-Lens, stroll the grounds of Point-du-Jour-Cemetery, take in the history at Lens' 14-18 - Centre International d'Histoire de la Première Guerre Mondiale, and pause for some photo ops at Monument et Parc commémoratifs du Canada à Vimy.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Douai trip maker tool.

Getting from Trelon to Douai by car takes about 1.5 hours. October in Douai sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Saint-Omer.

Things to do in Douai

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arras, Fromelles, Richebourg, Vis-en-Artois British Cemetery and Memorial, Warlencourt British Cemetery
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 23:
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Musée du Louvre-Lens ©
Musée du Louvre-Lens
Centre Historique Mnier ©
Centre Historique Mnier

9
nights
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer ©
Saint-Omer in the Pas-de-Calais department is the starting point for the canals radiating out from the river Aa with a diverse population.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Coupole and Saint-Omer Cathedrale. Museum-lovers will appreciate Blockhaus d'Eperlecques and Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo. Venture out of the city with trips to Wormhoudt Massacre Site (in Esquelbecq), Calais (Phare de Calais, Calais Wine Superstore, &more) and Cap Blanc-Nez (in Escalles). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Dennlys Parc, test your problem-solving skills at Les Enigmes de Vissery, examine the collection at Tour de L'horloge, and take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin Public de Saint-Omer.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Saint-Omer trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from Douai to Saint-Omer takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to Etaples.

Things to do in Saint-Omer

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Calais, Dunkirk, Guines, Collegiale Saint-Pierre, Paroisse Saint Winoc et Saint Folquin
Find places to stay Oct 23 — Nov 1:
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La Coupole ©
La Coupole
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques ©
Blockhaus d'Eperlecques
Cap Blanc-Nez ©
Cap Blanc-Nez

8
nights
Etaples

Etaples ©
Étaples or Étaples-sur-Mer is a commune in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. Chantier de Construction Navale Traditionnelle and Mareis are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Maison de la Miniature and Chateau d'Hardelot will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Etaples: Audinghen (Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique & Cap Gris Nez), Parc du Marquenterre (in Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont) and Boulogne-sur-Mer (Basilique Notre Dame de Boulogne-sur-Mer, Crypte de la Basilique Notre-Dame, &more). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Etaples Military Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Chapelle Saint-Nicolas de l'hotel-Dieu, admire the landmark architecture of The Citadel, and take some stellar pictures from Les remparts de Montreuil-sur-mer.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Etaples holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Saint-Omer to Etaples in 1.5 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Etaples can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Amiens.

Things to do in Etaples

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Boulogne-sur-Mer, Montreuil-sur-Mer, Berck, Le Touquet – Paris-Plage, Audinghen
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 9:
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Le Touquet Beach ©
Le Touquet Beach
Nausicaa ©
Nausicaa
Etaples Military Cemetery ©
Etaples Military Cemetery

9
nights
Amiens

Amiens ©
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
Get some historical perspective at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Cimetiere de la Madeleine. Museum-lovers will appreciate Maison de Jules Verne and Musee de Picardie. Venture out of the city with trips to Chateau de Mesnieres (in Mesnieres-en-Bray), Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert) and Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial (in Beaumont-Hamel). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, visit St-Leu, explore the world behind art at Chateau-Musee, and contemplate the long history of Parc Samara.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Amiens tour planner.

Traveling by car from Etaples to Amiens takes 1.5 hours. In November in Amiens, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Chantilly City.

Things to do in Amiens

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Dieppe, Cathedrale Saint-Pierre, Thiepval Memorial, V1 Site at Val Ygot, La Cite souterraine de Naours
Find places to stay Nov 9 — 18:
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Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens ©
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial ©
Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial

9
nights
Chantilly City

Chantilly City
Chateau de Chantilly and The Living Museum of the Horse are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Chateau de Pierrefonds and Eglise Notre-dame De Chantilly for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Chantilly City: Parc Saint Paul (in Saint-Paul), L'Allee Couverte De Dampsmesnil (in Les Andelys) and Chateau de La Roche-Guyon (in La Roche-Guyon).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chantilly City holiday planning tool.

Take a train from Amiens to Chantilly City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Chantilly City sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Chantilly City

Historic Sites Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Senlis, Compiegne, Normandy, Parc Saint Paul, Musee de la Nacre et de la Tabletterie
Find places to stay Nov 18 — 27:
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Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly
Parc Asterix ©
Parc Asterix
Chateau de Pierrefonds ©
Chateau de Pierrefonds