5-day travel itinerary for visiting Normandy by car, starting from Paris:
- Depart from Paris early in the morning and head towards Rouen.
- Spend the morning exploring Rouen’s historic Old Town and the famous Rouen Cathedral.
- In the afternoon, drive to Honfleur, a picturesque port town on the Normandy coast.
- Check into a hotel in Honfleur for the night.
- Spend the morning exploring Honfleur’s charming streets and harbor.
- In the afternoon, drive to the D-Day landing beaches in Normandy, specifically Omaha Beach and the American Cemetery.
- Continue on to Bayeux and check into a hotel for the night.
- Spend the morning visiting the famous Bayeux Tapestry and exploring the town.
- In the afternoon, visit Mont Saint-Michel, an iconic island monastery and one of the most popular tourist attractions in France.
- Stay overnight in the nearby town of Avranches.
- Spend the morning exploring the charming town of Avranches and its historic sites, such as the Jardin des Plantes.
- In the afternoon, drive to Caen and visit the Memorial de Caen, a museum dedicated to World War II and the D-Day landings.
- Check into a hotel in Caen for the night.
- Spend the morning exploring Caen, including the Château de Caen and the Abbaye aux Hommes.
- Drive back to Paris in the afternoon.