43 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

43 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Fly to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Drive to Senlis
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Senlis
— 6 nights
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Amiens
— 9 nights
Drive
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Le Touquet – Paris-Plage
— 7 nights
Drive
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Saint-Omer
— 8 nights
Drive
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Douai
— 5 nights
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Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique
— 7 nights
Drive to Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Fly to Kelowna

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Senlis — 6 nights

Do some cultural sightseeing at Le Cachot and MUDO - Musee de l'Oise. Explore hidden gems such as Musee d'Art et d'Archeologie and Paroisse Saint Maurice. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Senlis: Memorial de l'Armistice (in Compiegne City), Lille (Le Palais Des Beaux Arts de Lille & Room Escape Games) and Soissons (L'Arsenal, Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes, &more).

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Senlis trip planning app.

Kelowna, Canada to Senlis is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Kelowna to Senlis, you'll lose 9 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daily temperatures in Senlis can reach 14°C, while at night they dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Amiens.
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Amiens — 9 nights

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Maison de Jules Verne and Room Escape Games. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens and Beaumont-Hamel Newfoundland Memorial. Venture out of the city with trips to Ulster Memorial Tower (in Thiepval), Y Ravine Cemetery (in Beaumont-Hamel) and Pozieres (Tank Corps Memorial & Pozieres Memorial). And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Horloge Dewailly et Marie-sans-chemise, steep yourself in history at Lochnagar Crater, examine the collection at Musee Somme 1916, and brush up on your military savvy at Sir John Monash Centre.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Amiens trip planning app.

You can drive from Senlis to Amiens in 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Le Touquet – Paris-Plage.
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Find places to stay Mar 21 — 30:

Le Touquet – Paris-Plage — 7 nights

Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, commonly referred to as Le Touquet, is a commune near Boulogne-sur-Mer, in the Pas-de-Calais department in northern France. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Rue St. Jean and Mareis. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Les remparts de Montreuil-sur-mer and The Citadel. Venture out of the city with trips to Le Crotoy (Fromagerie du Crotoy & Walking tours), Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (Chapelle des Marins, Tours et Remparts de Saint Valery sur Somme, &more) and Les Phoques de la Baie d'Authie (in Berck). On the 2nd (Sat), enjoy a perfect day by the water at Le Touquet Beach. There's lots more to do: hike along Parc nature Baie de Canche, get great views at Cap Gris-Nez, take in the spiritual surroundings of Abbaye de Valloires, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame Boulogne-Sur-Mer.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Le Touquet – Paris-Plage road trip planning site.

You can drive from Amiens to Le Touquet – Paris-Plage in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In March in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Saint-Omer.
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Saint-Omer — 8 nights

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 Saint-Omer Cathedrale and Musee Dunkerque 1940 - Operation Dynamo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jardin Public de Saint-Omer and Musee Portuaire. Explore Saint-Omer's surroundings by going to Dunkirk (Belfry of Dunkirk & Plage de Malo-les-Bains), Calais (l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais, &more) and Beffroi de Bergues (in Bergues). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Dennlys Parc, laugh and play at Parc Saint Joseph Village, learn about all things military at La Coupole, and examine the collection at Blockhaus d'Eperlecques.

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You can drive from Le Touquet – Paris-Plage to Saint-Omer in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Douai.
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Douai — 5 nights

Douai is a commune in the Nord département in northern France. Get some cultural insight at Musee de la Chartreuse and Centre Historique Mnier. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abbaye de Vaucelles and Necropole Nationale Francaise de Notre-Dame de Lorette. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee departemental Matisse (in Le Cateau-Cambresis), Saint-Quentin City (Parc d'Isle, Spas, &more) and Brasserie du Steph (in Rosult). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Faubourg-d'Amiens Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint-Gery, brush up on your military savvy at Carriere Wellington, and enjoy breathtaking views from Le Beffroi d'Arras.

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Drive from Saint-Omer to Douai in 1.5 hours. April in Douai sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique.
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Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique — 7 nights

Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique is a commune in the Aisne department in Hauts-de-France in northern France. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chateau of Coucy and Abbaye de Vauclair. Discover out-of-the-way places like Reves d'Eau and Le Canon de Coucy. Get out of town with these interesting Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique side-trips: Musee la Maison de Marie-Jeanne (in Alaincourt), Noyon (Hotel-de-Ville de Noyon, Place de l’Hotel de Ville, &more) and Abbaye Notre-Dame d'Ourscamp (in Chiry-Ourscamp). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Caverne du Dragon, examine the collection at Les ateliers de l'Abeille, play a few rounds at Golf de l'Ailette, and contemplate the long history of Musee de la Resistance et de la Deportation.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique online trip builder.

Drive from Douai to Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in April, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel back home.
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Find places to stay Apr 19 — 26:

Hauts-de-France travel guide

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Hauts-de-France is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy. The new region came into existence on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015. France's Conseil d'État approved Hauts-de-France as the name of the region on 28 September 2016, effective 30 September 2016.The region covers an area of more than 31813km2, and has a population of 5,973,098.ToponymyThe region's interim name Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie was a hyphenated placename, created by hyphenating the merged regions' names—Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardie—in alphabetical order.On 14 March 2016, well ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council decided on Hauts-de-France as the region's permanent name,. The provisional name of the region was retired on 30 September 2016, when the new name of the region, Hauts-de-France, took effect.GeographyThe region borders Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia) to the northeast, the English Channel to the northwest, as well as the French regions of Grand Est to the southeast, Île-de-France to the south, and Normandy to the southwest. It is connected to the United Kingdom (England) via the Channel Tunnel.

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