Travel Diary: Normandy in a motorhome

3 days in Normandy in a motorhome: areas and itineraries

Do you dream of the sea spray on your face and the vertiginous landscape of the sublime Black Cow cliffs? Explore Normandy in a motorhome or van rented from Avis Car-Away for a short stay! We give you our tips to thrill on the Normandy road from Honfleur to Ouistreham and enjoy the landscapes on atypical motorhome areas. Here is an unforgettable motorhome tour in Normandy: sea, history, beaches, heritage and gastronomy are on your itinerary!

1. Normandy in a motorhome: from Honfleur to Deauville, Day 1

The adventure begins with renting a motorhome with Avis Car-Away, if you don't have one. Let's go ! Your journey as a motorhome adventurer begins in Honfleur, on the Channel coast. This small Norman port in the heart of Calvados is just a must-see. To park your motorhome, 240 places are available at the Honfleur motorhome area.

Then, walk along the Côte Fleurie via Pennedepie, Cricqueboeuf, Villerville and the magnificent beach of Trouville. Meet at the free Deauville motorhome area, avenue du Port. You can spend a dream evening in one of the most famous seaside resorts in France.

Our advices :

  • the vehicle must not exceed 6 m in length;
  • one-way street;
  • far from homes, quiet;
  • close to the center and the beach on foot;
  • ideal for our friends the dogs.


2. From Deauville to Cabourg: Day 2

Take the road again towards Cabourg. If you are in a hurry, take the D27. Otherwise, savor the scenery along the coast by Bionville-sur-Mer, Villers-sur-Mer, Auberville and Houlgate, whose Belle Époque mansions, atypical chalets and very chic hotels line a huge beach.

Our tip: Homestay camping in Houlgate with Homecamper

This superb bucolic stroll ends in Cabourg, whose charm of the bay is well established. To take advantage of these Norman charms, park your motorhome at Avenue d'Ornano:

  • Plan to arrive before dark to identify the locations, but also for safety.
  • Possibility of emptying and refilling with water.
  • The location is free and limited to 48 hours.

You can also choose one of the HomeCamper campsites to appreciate the warm welcome of a family in Normandy.


3. From Cabourg to Ouistreham: Day 3

From the Belle Époque beaches to that of Riva Bella, enjoy the coast as far as Ouistreham, via the D 514. A motorhome area awaits you in Ouistreham, on the maritime boulevard, on the seafront.

Our tip for recharging your batteries: Recharge your batteries in the heart of the Pays d'Auge, in Moyaux, at the magnificent Huttopia campsite classified 4 Feuilles for its unique natural environment.

Normandy in a motorhome takes many routes, quickly discover all our journeys in the most beautiful regions of France, as well as all our tips for renting and traveling in a motorhome with Avis Car-Away!