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Excited! off to Bruges, Normandy, Brittany, Loire, suggestions, ideas

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Have done lots of reading and planning so now looking for extra comments and suggestions from the well travelled folk at Fodors.

Accommodations have been booked. Our itinerary is as follows:

Day 1 Mon Early morning Eurostar train from London to Brussels. Leave bags in lockers at train station. Day around Brussels. Late train to Bruges, o/night
Day 2 Tues O/night Bruges (maybe bike to Damm, day 2 or 3)
Day 3 Wed O/night Bruges (market day?)
Day 4 Thur O/night Ypres – booked a 4hr Battlefields tour
Day 5 Fri O/night Arras, France
Day 6 Sat O/night Honfluer (market day in Arras? Will collect rental car in Arras and drive through the Somme area)
Day 7 Sun O/night Bayeux (mainly spend day around Honfluer area)
Day 8 Mon Wish list for this area. D Day beaches, Caen Museum, Bayeux Tapestry, Cider trail drive)
Day 9 Tue O/night Bayeux
Day 10 Wed O/night Bayeux
Day 11 Thur O/night Mont Saint Michel
Day 12 Fri O/night Dinan
Day 13 Sat O/night Dinan
Day 14 Sun O/night Loches plan to enjoy Chateau,wine & countryside, suggestions
Day 15 Mon O/night Loches
Day 16 Tues O/night Loches
Day 17 Wed O/night Loches
Day 18 Thur O/night Paris, early morning drop off car at Tours TGV back to Paris.
Day 19 Fri O/night Paris. Love Paris, but have visited twice before in the last 3 years. So just a couple of nights here this time, sadly. But time for a wander and good food.

So excited to be touring these areas and as mentioned before, I have read lots of books and articles but any suggestions of places and things not to be missed would be most appreciated, places to eat, special experiences. All ideas welcome!!

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