9 days in Normandy & Paris Itinerary

9 days in Normandy & Paris Itinerary

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Start: Paris
Drive:  3 h
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Colleville-sur-Mer
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
2
Bayeux
— Few hours
3
Bayeux
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Caen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
5
Rouen
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Etretat
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Rouen
— 1 night
car:  1 h 30 min
8
Paris
— 2 nights
End: Paris

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Colleville-sur-Mer

Colleville-sur-Mer ©
Colleville-sur-Mer is a commune in the Calvados department in Normandie region in northwestern France.HistoryIt was originally a farm owned by a certain Koli, a Scandinavian settler in the Middle Ages. Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Omaha Beach and then take an in-depth tour of Omaha Beach Memorial Museum.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Colleville-sur-Mer trip builder site.

Paris to Colleville-sur-Mer is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 53°F, and evening lows to 42°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Colleville-sur-Mer

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Saint-Laurent-sur-Mer
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Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Omaha Beach Memorial Museum ©
Omaha Beach Memorial Museum

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
You've now added Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): learn about all things military at Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Bayeux trip itinerary maker.

Bayeux is just a stone's throw from Colleville-sur-Mer. In November, daytime highs in Bayeux are 53°F, while nighttime lows are 42°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums

Side Trip

Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach
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Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach ©
Overlord Museum - Omaha Beach

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Bayeux

Bayeux ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cathedrale Notre-Dame, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and other attractions you added. On the 18th (Sat), take in the history at Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach, examine the collection at Airborne Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, see the interesting displays at Arromanches 360 Circular Cinema, and then examine the collection at Musee du debarquement.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Bayeux road trip planning website.

On the 20th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Caen.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arromanches-les-Bains, Airborne Museum, Mont Saint-Michel, Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
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Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach ©
Musee du Debarquement Utah Beach
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Airborne Museum ©
Airborne Museum

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Memorial de Caen as well as Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant. On the 20th (Mon), brush up on your military savvy at Memorial de Caen.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Caen online trip itinerary builder.

Caen is just a stone's throw from Bayeux. Expect a daytime high around 53°F in November, and nighttime lows around 42°F. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Rouen.

Things to do in Caen

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
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Memorial de Caen ©
Memorial de Caen
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant

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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 (Tue): steep yourself in history at Abbaye de Jumieges, admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, and then admire the striking features of Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc.

For photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip planner.

Traveling by car from Caen to Rouen takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 52°F in November, and nighttime lows around 41°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Abbaye de Jumieges
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Abbaye de Jumieges
Abbaye de Jumieges
Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc ©
Eglise Sainte-Jeanne-d'Arc

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Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Palais Benedictine. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat and then admire the landmark architecture of Palais Benedictine.

For ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Etretat holiday maker.

Drive from Rouen to Etretat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 52°F, and evening lows to 44°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Rouen.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Palais Benedictine
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Palais Benedictine ©
Palais Benedictine

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Rouen

Rouen ©
On the 22nd (Wed), contemplate the long history of Gros-Horloge and then wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Rouen trip planner.

You can drive from Etretat to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Paris.

Things to do in Rouen

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
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Rue du Gros-Horloge ©
Rue du Gros-Horloge
Gros-Horloge ©
Gros-Horloge

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Paris

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
You've added Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, Pont-Neuf, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): contemplate the long history of Eiffel Tower, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and finally enjoy some classic entertainment at Moulin Rouge. Keep things going the next day: experience the emotional art of opera at Romantic Opera, snap pictures at Pont-Neuf, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Louis des Invalides, and finally admire the striking features of Arc de Triomphe.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Paris trip itinerary maker tool.

Drive from Rouen to Paris in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November in Paris, expect temperatures between 51°F during the day and 42°F at night. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Nightlife
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Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre ©
Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre

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