31 days in Exeter, Helston & France Itinerary

31 days in Exeter, Helston & France Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Exeter, United Kingdom
— 1 day
2
Helston, United Kingdom
— 6 nights
3
Paris, France
— 5 nights
4
Rouen, France
— 3 nights
5
Bayeux, France
— 4 nights
6
Helston, United Kingdom
— 10 nights
7
Exeter, United Kingdom
— Few hours

1
day
Exeter, United Kingdom

Exeter ©
Exeter is a cathedral city in Devon England with a population of. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): put a fun spin on your tour with Red House Mysteries Exeter, pause for some photo ops at Blitz Fountain and the Phoenix Blitz Memorial, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Exeter Cathedral, thenappreciate the history behind Statue of Richard Hooker, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The VRVE.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Exeter trip tool.

Bangkok, Thailand to Exeter is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 7 hours traveling from Bangkok to Exeter. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Helston.

Things to do in Exeter

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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Red House Mysteries Exeter ©
Red House Mysteries Exeter
Exeter Cathedral ©
Exeter Cathedral
The VRVE ©
The VRVE

6
nights
Helston, United Kingdom

Helston ©
Helston is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. Explore Helston's surroundings by going to Newquay (Fistral Beach Bar & Newquay Heritage Archive & Museum), Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (in St Ives) and Land's End Landmark (in Sennen). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Museum of Cornish Life, Helston, take a leisurely stroll along Padstow Harbour, head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lanhydrock House and Garden.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Helston journey planner.

Traveling by car from Exeter to Helston takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Helston can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Paris.

Things to do in Helston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Newquay, St Austell, Padstow Harbour, Trebah Garden, Eden Project
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Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust ©
Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust
Museum of Cornish Life, Helston ©
Museum of Cornish Life, Helston
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

5
nights
Paris, France

Paris ©
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Go for a jaunt from Paris to Versailles to see Palace of Versailles about 48 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Louvre Museum, explore the world behind art at Musee d'Orsay, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique du Sacre-Coeur de Montmartre, and wander the streets of Le Marais.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Paris trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of car and train from Helston to Paris takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Helston to Paris due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Helston in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Paris, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Rouen.

Things to do in Paris

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Palace of Versailles
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Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum
Eiffel Tower ©
Eiffel Tower
Arc de Triomphe ©
Arc de Triomphe

3
nights
Rouen, France

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Rouen: Falaises d'Etretat (in Etretat), Calvados Boulard (in Coquainvilliers) and Honfleur (Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, Vieux Bassin, &more). There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen, explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, appreciate the history behind Monument Jeanne d'Arc, and take a stroll through Rue du Gros-Horloge.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Rouen trip planner.

You can drive from Paris to Rouen in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. December in Rouen sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Bayeux.

Things to do in Rouen

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Honfleur, Falaises d'Etretat, Calvados Boulard, Fondation Claude Monet, Monument Jeanne d'Arc
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Falaises d'Etretat ©
Falaises d'Etretat
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church ©
Saint Catherine's Catholic Church

4
nights
Bayeux, France

Bayeux ©
Most travelers take a trip to Bayeux to see the famed tapestry depicting the legendary Norman Conquest from the 11th century.
Take a break from Bayeux with a short trip to Mont Saint-Michel in Mont-Saint-Michel, about 1h 35 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Normandy American Cemetery, stop by Cave a Vin - Le Volet qui penche, get engrossed in the history at Musee Memorial de la Bataille de Normandie, and take in the history at Omaha Beach.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Bayeux trip planning website.

You can drive from Rouen to Bayeux in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Helston.

Things to do in Bayeux

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Omaha Beach, Normandy American Cemetery, Mont Saint-Michel, Memorial de Caen
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Normandy American Cemetery ©
Normandy American Cemetery
Mont Saint-Michel ©
Mont Saint-Michel
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux ©
Musee de la Tapisserie de Bayeux

10
nights
Helston, United Kingdom

Helston ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Cscape Art (in Charlestown), Lanhydrock House and Garden (in Bodmin) and Barbara Hepworth Museum and Sculpture Garden (in St Ives). See some other sides of Helston: examine the collection at Museum of Cornish Life, Helston, kick back and relax at Mawgan Porth Beach, play a few rounds at Whealdream Golf and Football Golf, and head off the coast to St. Michael's Mount.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Helston trip planner.

Traveling by car from Bayeux to Helston takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Bayeux to Helston is minus 1 hour. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Exeter.

Things to do in Helston

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Falmouth, Truro, Newquay, Lizard, St Ives
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Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust ©
Cornish Seal Sanctuary,SEA LIFE Trust
Museum of Cornish Life, Helston ©
Museum of Cornish Life, Helston
Eden Project ©
Eden Project

few
hours
Exeter, United Kingdom

Exeter
For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Exeter trip planner.

You can drive from Helston to Exeter in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You will leave for home on the 11th (Sat).

Things to do in Exeter

Outdoors Nightlife Parks
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