18 days in France Itinerary

18 days in France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Paris
— 6 nights
2
Rouen
— 2 nights
3
Etretat
— 2 nights
4
Clecy
— 2 nights
5
Mont-Saint-Michel
— 2 nights
6
Bayeux
— 3 nights

6
nights
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris. Change things up with a short trip to Palace of Versailles in Versailles (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Louvre Museum, ponder the world of politics at Hotel de Ville, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and admire the striking features of Centre National d'Art et de Culture George Pompidou.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Paris road trip website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Paris-Orly Airport, Charles de Gaulle International Airport and Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Paris can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. You will leave for Rouen on the 30th (Tue).

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris ©
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris

2
nights
Rouen

Rouen
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Rouen online trip builder.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Paris in June, expect nights in Rouen to be about the same, around 51°F, while days are little chillier, around 69°F. You will leave for Etretat on the 2nd (Thu).

Things to do in Rouen

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks
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2
nights
Etretat

Etretat ©
Etretat is a small coastal village on the Alabaster Coast in Normandy.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): make a trip to Chemin des Douaniers and then take some stellar pictures from Falaises d'Etretat. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Monument Nungesser et Coli.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Etretat route maker website.

You can drive from Rouen to Etretat in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 69°F in July, and nighttime lows around 57°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Clecy.

Things to do in Etretat

Nature · Parks
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Chemin des Douaniers ©
Chemin des Douaniers
Monument Nungesser  et Coli ©
Monument Nungesser et Coli

2
nights
Clecy

Clecy ©
Clécy is a French Commune in the Calvados department in the Normandy region in northwestern France.In 1932 it was awarded the title The Capital of Norman Switzerland by the Tourism Minister Monsieur Gourdeau.GeographyClécy is on the River Orne, in the middle of Norman Switzerland, about s south of Caen. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): head outdoors with Via Ferrata de Clecy, get in on the family fun at Clecygliss, then have fun and explore at Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy, and finally get to know the resident critters at Zoo de Jurques. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then admire the striking features of Chateau of Carrouges, and then steep yourself in history at Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Clecy road trip tool.

You can drive from Etretat to Clecy in 2 hours. July in Clecy sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Mont-Saint-Michel.

Things to do in Clecy

Outdoors · Adventure · Tours

Side Trips

Chateau of Carrouges, Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant, Zoo de Jurques
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Via Ferrata de Clecy ©
Via Ferrata de Clecy
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant ©
Chateau Guillaume-le-Conquerant
Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy ©
Chemin de Fer Miniature a Clecy

2
nights
Mont-Saint-Michel

Mont-Saint-Michel ©
Le Mont-Saint-Michel is an island commune in Normandy, France. Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): don't miss a visit to La Grande Rue, then make a trip to La Poste, Mont-Saint-Michel, then identify plant and animal life at Mont Saint-Michel Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to Mont Saint-Michel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): hike along Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mont-Saint-Michel tour itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Clecy to Mont-Saint-Michel takes 2 hours. In July in Mont-Saint-Michel, expect temperatures between 72°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Bayeux.

Things to do in Mont-Saint-Michel

Parks · Historic Sites · Outdoors

Side Trip

Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
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Mont Saint-Michel Bay ©
Mont Saint-Michel Bay
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel ©
Chemins de la Baie du Mont Saint-Michel
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Omaha Beach, explore the world behind art at Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux, stroll the grounds of Bayeux War Cemetery, then admire the landmark architecture of Cathedrale Notre-Dame, and finally don't miss a visit to Atelier Galerie Ludovic Grand-Guillot. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Festyland Parc, look for gifts at Cave a Vin - Le Volet qui penche, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Normandy American Cemetery, and finally contemplate the long history of Pointe du Hoc.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Bayeux travel route planner.

You can take a train from Mont-Saint-Michel to Bayeux in 4 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Bayeux can reach 74°F, while at night they dip to 55°F. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips

Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe, Omaha Beach, Festyland Parc, Pointe du Hoc, Normandy American Cemetery
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 Bayeux War Cemetery
Bayeux War Cemetery
Omaha Beach ©
Omaha Beach
Festyland Parc ©
Festyland Parc

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