Experience the vast Normandy coastline with this extensive 8-day itinerary. Starting from Paris, this trip will take you to see some of the most famous artistic gardens in the region on your way up to the coastline. Once you hit the sea, the itinerary will take you through the iconic shoreside villages of Honfleur, Deauville, and Trouville. On the 4th day, discover the “pièce de résistance” that is the WWII D-Day Landing Beaches along with recommendations for the most impactful museums and cemeteries. After that, take the scenic route through villages along the coast before ending up at the UNESCO World Heritage site Mont Saint-Michel. The journey ends with a visit to the tranquil seaside town Saint-Malo before heading back to Paris (or continuing your trip to other stunning regions in France!).
This itinerary is designed to give you a manageable circuit that includes plenty of recommendations for activities and gourmet meals against the backdrop of historical heritage sites and breathtaking natural landscapes. We’ve selected the best hotels along the route, along with the best-kept secrets and stops for where to shop and eat along the way. It includes detailed directions and information about each destination, a QR code for an interactive map of each day’s journey, as well as insider tips to help you make the most of your trip.
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