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Ouistreham Beach (Plage de Ouistreham)

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

We always take our dogs for a long walk on the beach both before and after getting off the Brittany Ferry at the Port of Ouistreham. There a no pebbles just acres of sand. Easy to walk on down at the edge of the sea....More

Thank michael a
Reviewed 16 April 2018

Gentle sloping, sandy beaches are ideal for walking. There's a promenade walk that stretches along the coastal towns to Lion-Sur-Mer. The beach front has residences and holiday-homes with ocassional resturants and refreshment stands (although mainly open in peak season) Can often see local fishermen putting...More

Thank m0reandm0re
Reviewed 19 February 2018 via mobile

It can be quite blowey and also quite popular but Ouistreham is a lovely town with Normandy landings history and of course with the adjoining port for the ferry. I tend to stay overnight and catch the morning ferry and therefore stay in one of...More

Thank Jimvin
Reviewed 20 January 2018

Of all the 5 D-Day beaches this beach reminds me more of our Texas beach back home. Beautiful sandy beach, lots of people enjoying this beach, folding beach chairs, beach umbrellas, kids in the surf having fun. If you didn't know better you'd almost forget...More

Thank jefferyp2017
Reviewed 4 December 2017

Even in pouring rain and very high winds this was an interesting place to go. They have fascinating photos of old Ouistreham all along the promenade.

Thank Margot W
Reviewed 27 November 2017

We stayed in Ouistreham for 2 nights 3 days on our way to the UK as we wished to visit Sword Beach , Pegasus Bridge and several War Cemeteries to honour the memory of my husbands grandfather and many of his regiment who remain here....More

Thank MrsKitty53
Reviewed 29 October 2017

Also known as Sword beach this long expanse of soft sand is where the British army landed in 1944. The historical interest just adds to a lovely setting.

Thank RobertFGCarter
Reviewed 11 October 2017

A huge beach where you can walk for miles. Very popular on Saturdays and Sundays. There are plenty of eating places catering for all tastes nearby and the main shopping street of Ouistreham leads down to this beach. There is a large Tourist Info. Office...More

Thank loftyrob
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Pass through Ouisterham many times from ferry to our holiday home in the Perigord I travel a lot alone and have always felt safe This time there were many migrant youths around loitering especially around the port areas and car parks Police presence were there...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a long walk along this beautiful sand and sea scape where its history overlays everything about it. Well worth a visit.

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1 September 2017|
Response from CeeEst | Reviewed this property |
The ferry port is a few hundred meteres away from the beginning of the beach. Caen centre is a twenty minutes drive by car.