22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

22 days in Western Europe Itinerary

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Rouen
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Fecamp
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Etretat
— 1 night
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Deauville City
— 2 nights
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Le Havre
— 2 nights
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Caen
— 4 nights
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Bayeux
— 2 nights
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Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
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Saint-Malo
— 3 nights
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Ville de Lisieux
— 2 nights
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Cambremer
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Rouen

City of a Hundred Spires

Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Rouen trip planner.

Paris to Rouen is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. April in Rouen sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C at night. On the 17th (Sat), you'll travel to Fecamp.

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Fun & Games

Fecamp

Fécamp is situated in the valley of the river Valmont in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Abbey (Abbey de la Trinite).

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Fecamp road trip site.

Traveling by car from Rouen to Fecamp takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. April in Fecamp sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Etretat.

Things to do in Fecamp

Historic Sites

Etretat

— 1 night
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): take in the dramatic natural features at Porte d’Aval.

For other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Etretat itinerary builder tool.

Etretat is very close to Fecamp. Expect a daytime high around 15°C in April, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Deauville City.

Things to do in Etretat

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deauville City

— 2 nights
With its race course, harbour, international film festival, marinas, conference centre, villas, Grand Casino and sumptuous hotels, Deauville is regarded as the "queen of the Norman beaches" and one of the most prestigious seaside resorts in all of France.
On the 19th (Mon), bet on a winner at Hippodrome Deauville La Touques, then try to win big at Hippodrome de Clairefontaine, and then make a trip to Carrousel a Honfleur. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, then snap pictures at Pont de Normandie, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Deauville Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Deauville City, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Etretat to Deauville City in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April in Deauville City, expect temperatures between 16°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Le Havre.

Things to do in Deauville City

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Le Havre

— 2 nights
Le Havre is a port city at the mouth of the Seine, on the English Channel in Upper Normandy.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Eglise St-Joseph, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Eglise Notre Dame des Flots, then head outdoors with Abeille Parachutisme, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Jardin des Personnalites. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: let the kids burn off some steam at Skatepark, admire the natural beauty at Les Jardins Suspendus, and then admire the masterpieces at Musee d’art Moderne Andre Malraux - MuMa.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Le Havre tour app.

Traveling by car from Deauville City to Le Havre takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Le Havre are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Caen.

Things to do in Le Havre

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trip

Caen

— 4 nights

City of a Hundred Steeples

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Colline aux Oiseaux and Room Escape Games. Step out of Caen to go to Falaise and see Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Abbaye aux Hommes, have some family-friendly fun at Laser Game Evolution Caen, wander the streets of Quartier du Vaugueux, and explore the ancient world of Chateau de Caen.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Caen road trip site.

Getting from Le Havre to Caen by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Caen

Historic Sites · Fun & Games · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

Bayeux

— 2 nights
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
On the 27th (Tue), appreciate the history behind Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, then admire the masterpieces at Musee Baron Gerard, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally make a trip to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Reporters Memorial, explore the different monuments and memorials at Bayeux War Cemetery, walk around Jardin Public de Bayeux, then pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Patrice de Bayeux, and finally take in the history at Around Europe Battlefields Tours Day Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planner.

Bayeux is very close to Caen. In April, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Bayeux

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks

Mont-Saint-Michel

— 2 nights
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the striking features of Mont Saint-Michel, don't miss a visit to Grand Degre, then make a trip to Tour de L'Arcade, then make a trip to Tour Gabriel, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapelle Saint-Aubert. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Musée Historique du Mont Saint Michel, then don't miss a visit to Tour Boucle, and then steep yourself in history at Maison de Bertrand du Guesclin.

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Getting from Bayeux to Mont-Saint-Michel by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of train and bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Saint-Malo.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Historic Sites · Museums

Saint-Malo

— 3 nights
Once the feared base of pirates and heavily fortified against Norman attacks, today's coastal Saint-Malo is one of the top tourist draws.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Les Remparts de Dinan. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Centre Historique, head outdoors with Digue-promenade de Pleneuf-Val-Andre, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at La Houbarderie.

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Traveling by car from Mont-Saint-Michel to Saint-Malo takes an hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You'll set off for Ville de Lisieux on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Saint-Malo

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ville de Lisieux

— 2 nights
Lisieux is a town in Lower Normandy that is the second-most visited pilgrimage site in France (after Lourdes).
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Les Buissonnets, get your game on at Laser Impact Lisieux, and then explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Saint-Germain-de-Livet. On your second day here, take in the spiritual surroundings of Carmel De Lisieux, make a trip to Sanctuaire Sainte Therese, then see the interesting displays at Musee d'Art et d'Histoire de Lisieux, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedrale Saint-Pierre de Lisieux, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Galerie l'Eveil des Arts.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Ville de Lisieux sightseeing tool.

Getting from Saint-Malo to Ville de Lisieux by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Ville de Lisieux are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Cambremer.

Things to do in Ville de Lisieux

Parks · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums

Side Trip

Cambremer

— 3 nights
Cambremer is a commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Thu): take in nature's colorful creations at Les Jardins du Pays d'Auge, then learn about winemaking at Manoir De Grandouet, then experience rural life at Ferme Manoir du Champ Versant, and finally try to win big at Casino de Cabourg.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Cambremer day trip planning app.

Cambremer is just a short distance from Ville de Lisieux. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in May, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cambremer

Fun & Games · Casinos · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips