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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Ouistreham - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Located 10 minutes from Caen, in the heart of the landing beaches.

Ouistreham is characterized by the diversity of its neighborhoods ... Its medieval town first, then the port and its sea life, beach Riva Bella finally inside the resort and high-rise of the Allied landings in June 44.

Port Liaison Channel for Portsmouth.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude49.2766560 (N 49° 16’ 36”)
Longitude-0.2586580 (W 0° 15’ 31”)
Surface area9.95 km²
Population9341 inhabitants
Density938 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (9.6 mi, 21 min)
Insee code14488
IntercommunalityCU Caen la Mer

Nearest cities & towns

Colleville-Montgomery2 mi (5 min)
Saint-Aubin-d'Arquenay2.2 mi (6 min)
Hermanville-sur-Mer3.3 mi (9 min)
Lion-sur-Mer3.4 mi (9 min)
Bénouville4 mi (9 min)
Périers-sur-le-Dan4.7 mi (12 min)
Blainville-sur-Orne4.7 mi (9 min)
Cresserons4.8 mi (11 min)
Ranville5.1 mi (11 min)
Luc-sur-Mer5.8 mi (16 min)
Plumetot5.8 mi (13 min)
Douvres-la-Délivrande5.9 mi (14 min)
Amfreville6 mi (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Concert D-Day: Ouistreham Jazz Big Band - CANCELED
Concert Ambulatory Celest on the Bayou - CANCELED
Eul Swing Concert - CANCELED
Parade D-day - CANCELED
Commented visit the Bois du Caprice
Discovering the Bois du Caprice
Show: "A... Like Alice"
Show: "A... Like Alice"
Discovering the Marais Colleville-Montgomery
Dansoir - Joy


Beach and Cabins
Beach and Cabins
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Ouistreham, city and beach flowers
Ouistreham, city and beach flowers
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Start Solitaire du Figaro - August 2011
Start Solitaire du Figaro - August 2011
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Friday 5 june
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
Saturday 6 june
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
Sunday 7 june
Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (7.9 mi)
Discover the Vikings in Normandy
Culture and education8 € Courseulles-sur-Mer (9.2 mi)
The D-Day landings story for children and adults
Culture and education8 € Courseulles-sur-Mer (10.3 mi)
Canoe-kayak at the heart of Swiss Normandy
Nature and the great outdoors8 € Le Hom (22 mi)
Cookery lessons at La Maison du Chef Normand
Local flavours39 € Saint-Philbert-des-Champs (25 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cliffs of Black Cows
HikeEasy2h00Villers-sur-Mer (11.8 mi)
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (24 mi)
Way of the Three Calvaries
HikeEasy3h00Asnières (30 mi)
Heritage tour - city of Pont Audemer 27500 Normandy
HikeEasy35 minPont-Audemer (35 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



Your holidays
A hotel
A vacation rental
A bed & breakfast
A campsite
A leisure activity
A restaurant
A rental car
A plane ticket
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