Europe Forums

Start a new topic Change Forum
Advanced search

Need Oxford/London/Normandy/Paris itinerary advice

Jump to last reply

Hello all. I have been planning a 10 night trip to Oxford/London/Normandy/Paris for over a year, and I think I need some help. Here's where the itinerary stands now, the trip is in late Feb 2013. We have been to both London and Paris before, but never to Oxford or Normandy. I am wondering if I am giving enough time to see the D-Day sights and some of the French countryside. I am wondering if I should take a day from Oxford or skip London in order to give 1 more day to Bayeux. I was trying to break up the train travel into chunks, rather than try to get all the way from England to Bayeux in one exhausting day.

Any advice appreciated. I am driving my husband insane asking his opinion!

Day 1: Oxford Arrive Heathrow, train or bus to Oxford.
Day 2: Oxford - College siteseeing
Day 3: Oxford - Blenheim palace
Day 4: London - Train from Oxford to London. Tickets to see a play that night (Helen Mirren!).
Day 5: Paris - Eurostar from London to Paris in AM. Sightseeing.
Day 6: Bayeux - Train from Paris to Caen. Pickup rental car. See Caen Museum on the way to Bayeux.
Day 7: Bayeux- Guided D-Day tour
Day 8: Bayeux - Tour around cider country (Pays d'Auge) in car
Day 9: Paris - Drop car in Caen, train to Paris
Day 10: Paris - Paris sightseeing
Day 11: Early flight home

21 Replies |Back to top

| Add a Reply

Sign in to comment.

Recent Activity

  • Announcement:
  • Fodor's 100 Hotel Award Winners Announced
    by Emily_D Fodor's Editor | Posted on Sep 17, 14 at 01:05 PM
View all Europe activity »
  1. 1 Study Visa and Schengen area tourist allowance Question
  2. 2 Rick Steves - Ugly American Again!
  3. 3 2 Week Honeymoon France, Italy, Spain, Greece, Rome
  4. 4 Barcelona next week, itinerary critique?
  5. 5 Never To Return
  6. 6 London city Best option for transit
  7. 7 Trip report: Kayaking, Riding and fall in Split, Croatia
  8. 8 Barcelona Hotels, Looking for recommendations
  9. 9 Only 2+ hours for Schonbrunn Palace...timing question
  10. 10 Lucerne Switzerland
  11. 11 Croatia via Venice for two weeks - itinerary suggestions
  12. 12 Central Europe itinerary
  13. 13 First visit to France in November
  14. 14 Need meal and site advice for not often discussed Greek Islands & Places
  15. 15 Greek Islands in October - who's open?
  16. 16 Italy..Tuscany Cinque Terre or Amalfi & Calabria Scilily
  17. 17 Trip Report Four weeks driving thru Italy October 2014
  18. 18 Madrid Apartment Rentals
  19. 19 Versailles - guided tour or on our own????
  20. 20 Southern Spain - What to SEE, what to BUY - what NOT to miss
  21. 21 at what point should one get health insurance
  22. 22 Trip Report Provence in April, 2014, Part 2
  23. 23 Venice Itinerary Help, Please
  24. 24 Europe in December for 10 days
  25. 25 Wurzburg/Regensburg Weather in April
View next 25 » Back to the top