On the first day of your 2-Day Normandy Itinerary, you cross the districts of western Paris to the Normandy highway. During the trip, your guide will provide you the information about the region.
After about 2 hours drive, you arrive in Rouen, the first stop on your itinerary.
Your guide will guide you through the historic center to discover, among other things, the impressive Rouen Cathedral. The city of Rouen is particularly charming thanks to its medieval alleys, its lively pedestrian streets, its half-timbered houses and its famous Gros Horloge, an astronomical clock which is one of the treasures of the city.
Many impressionist painters were inspired by the beauty of the city, including Claude Monet, who painted various views of the cathedral.
Later, you head to Honfleur, about 90 km (56 miles) west of Rouen. During the ride, admire the view of the Pont de Normandie, a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Seine estuary. Arriving in Honfleur, enjoy free time to discover this port city with its picturesque streets and colorful houses which have preserved a rich historical and artistic heritage.
After lunch, you visit the beaches of Normandy, unmissable sites of the Second World War, symbolic of the Allied landings in 1944.
Next, discover the American military cemetery of Colleville-sur-Mer, impressive for its surface area. 70 ha and one kilometer long. After listening to the guide's comments, take advantage of this visit to discover this site, symbolic of the Norman invasion, in the interior of Omaha Beach.
Also, you take 30 min to Immerse yourself in history by visiting the Normandy beach, Arromanches, where the remains of the pontoons from the 1944 landings remained visible despite the strong tides. Overnight at your, Hotel in Caen.