11 days in Normandy Itinerary

11 days in Normandy Itinerary

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11 days in Normandy Itinerary

Start: Caen
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Fecamp
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Rouen
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Carrouges
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
End: Caen

1
night
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chateau Fort de Pirou. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Chateau Fort de Pirou, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Mont Saint-Michel Bay.

Plan my day in Mont-Saint-Michel using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Caen to Mont-Saint-Michel is an approximately 2-hour car ride. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau Fort de Pirou
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Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre ©
Eglise Paroissiale Saint-Pierre
Chateau Fort de Pirou ©
Chateau Fort de Pirou

3
nights
Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Church of Angoville-Au-Plain, Tatihou Island, Eglise de Montfarville, and other attractions. Get in touch with nature at Falaises d'Etretat and Dunes d'Hattainville. Explore Bayeux's surroundings by going to Le Havre de Portbail (in Port-Bail), Les parcs a huitres (in Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue) and La Roche d'Oetre (in Saint-Philbert-sur-Orne). There's more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Bayeux trip planner.

You can drive from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can drive to Fecamp.

Things to do in Bayeux

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Saint-Vaast-la-Hougue, Le Havre de Portbail, Eglise de Montfarville, Falaises d'Etretat, Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame
Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume le Conquerant

2
nights
Fecamp

Fecamp ©
Fécamp is situated in the valley of the river Valmont in Normandy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chateau d'Etelan, Eglise Saint Helier and Palais Benedictine. On the 30th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Eglise Saint Helier, walk around Chateau d'Etelan, look for all kinds of wild species at Naturospace, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Saint Catherine's Church, then admire the striking features of Palais Benedictine, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel Notre-Dame-du-Salut. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), then walk around Les Jardins D'Etretat, and then explore the striking landscape at Falaises d'Etretat.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Fecamp travel route planning tool .

You can drive from Bayeux to Fecamp in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Bayeux in August: highs in Fecamp hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Fecamp

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Honfleur, Etretat, Chateau d'Etelan, Eglise Saint Helier
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) ©

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chateau de Mesnieres, Cathedrale Notre Dame de Evreux, Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, and other attractions you added. On the 1st (Sun), step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Mesnieres, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, explore the historical opulence of Chateau d'Harcourt, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre Dame de Evreux, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), and finally appreciate the history behind Gros-Horloge. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Maclou's Church, steep yourself in history at Abbaye de Jumieges, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Abbatiale Saint-Ouen, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Fondation Claude Monet.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Rouen trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Fecamp to Rouen in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Rouen can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Carrouges.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, Fondation Claude Monet, Chateau de Mesnieres, Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite), Abbaye de Jumieges
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite) ©

2
nights
Carrouges

Carrouges ©
Carrouges is a commune in the Orne department in north-western France.The inhabitants are known as Carrougiens and Carrougiennes. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon, Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet and Chateau of Carrouges. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): step into the grandiose world of Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet, take in the spiritual surroundings of Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon, then get outside with Piscine de Bagnoles de l'Orne, then delve into the lush surroundings at Les Goges de Villiers, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Carrouges online route planner .

You can drive from Rouen to Carrouges in 2 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Carrouges can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride back home.

Things to do in Carrouges

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Les Goges de Villiers, Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon, Chateau de Sassy, Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet, Piscine de Bagnoles de l'Orne
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Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri ©
Chapelle du Petit Saint Ceneri
Chateau of Carrouges ©
Chateau of Carrouges
Sanctuaire Notre-Dame de Montligeon ©

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