commune in Calvados, France

Ouistreham is on the coast of Normandy at the eastern end of the area of the D-Day beaches.


L'église Saint-Samson, Ouistreham

These days probably best known for its ferry port and services acting as a gateway between UK and France.

Get inEdit

By ferryEdit

There is a ferry service from Portsmouth operated by Brittany Ferries which takes 6-7 hours (3 departures a day in peak season).

By bicycleEdit

The town lies on the Eurovelo 4 Cycle route.

Get aroundEdit


Grand Bunker Museum




  • La Rose des Vents, 2 rue du marais, Ouistreham, +33 231 97 64 54. Nice fish, pleasant, efficient staff. Sensible pricing. Willing to increase the pace of service if a customer is in a rush. Is opposite the picturesque cinema. Easy parking.




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