8 days in Normandy Itinerary

8 days in Normandy Itinerary

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8 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Drive + train + Drive:  4​h
1
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Etretat
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Bayeux
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Urville-Nacqueville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): trek along Parc Animalier de Roumare and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen. Here are some ideas for day two: let little ones run wild at La Roseraie, then get outside with Atelier galerie du bord de Seine, and then make a trip to Fondation Claude Monet.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen trip itinerary maker tool .

London, UK to Rouen is an approximately 4-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

La Roseraie, Fondation Claude Monet, Parc Animalier de Roumare, Atelier galerie du bord de Seine
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Atelier galerie du bord de Seine ©
Atelier galerie du bord de Seine
La Roseraie ©
La Roseraie

2
nights
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at The pinnacle L'Aiguille creuse, then kick back and relax at Plage Du Tilleul, then enjoy the sand and surf at Plage-Baignade Yport, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval. On your second day here, take some stellar pictures from Falaise d'Etretat and then tee off at Golf d'Etretat.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Etretat road trip tool .

Getting from Rouen to Etretat by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Etretat are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Plage Du Tilleul, Plage-Baignade Yport
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Porte d’Aval ©
Porte d’Aval
Golf d'Etretat ©
Golf d'Etretat

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.
On the 11th (Wed), take in the history at Omaha Beach, then explore the different monuments and memorials at American Cemetery & Memorial, and then get engrossed in the history at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Juno Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Deauville Beach.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Bayeux trip app .

Traveling by car from Etretat to Bayeux takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Urville-Nacqueville.

Things to do in Bayeux

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Deauville Beach, Juno Beach, American Cemetery & Memorial, Omaha Beach
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Deauville Beach ©
Deauville Beach
Juno Beach ©
Juno Beach

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night
Urville-Nacqueville

Urville-Nacqueville ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Urville Nacqueville Beach, stroll through Plage de Vauville, then head outdoors with Nez de Jobourg, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Baie d'Ecalgrain, and finally go for a stroll along the water at port du Hable.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Urville-Nacqueville road trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Urville-Nacqueville takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Bayeux in September, you will find days in Urville-Nacqueville are slightly colder (20°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Urville-Nacqueville

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

port du Hable, Nez de Jobourg, Plage de Vauville, Baie d'Ecalgrain
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Nez de Jobourg ©
Nez de Jobourg
Baie d'Ecalgrain ©
Baie d'Ecalgrain

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. On the 14th (Sat), get interesting insight from Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mont Saint-Michel.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Mont-Saint-Michel travel route planner.

You can drive from Urville-Nacqueville to Mont-Saint-Michel in 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Mont-Saint-Michel can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Sport Evasion Mont Saint Michel - Day Tours
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Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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