Find the best place to stay — Ouistreham

Where to stay around Ouistreham?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,119 holiday lettings near Ouistreham. From 665 apartments to 304 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Ouistreham is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Ouistreham?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Ouistreham:

  • Les Ducs de Normandie: 89 holiday homes
  • Port Guillaume: 292 holiday homes
  • Domaine de la Corniche: 94 holiday homes
  • La Prairie: 35 holiday homes
  • Calvaire Saint Pierre: 35 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Ouistreham?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ouistreham. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ouistreham Beach: 2,365 holiday lettings
  • Sword Beach: 2,351 holiday lettings
  • Museum of the Atlantic Wall: 2,364 holiday lettings
  • Cabourg Beach: 2,655 holiday lettings
  • Villers-sur-Mer Beach: 2,626 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ouistreham listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Ouistreham?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 665 apartments in Ouistreham. Our other popular types of Ouistreham holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 304 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 43 self catering accommodations
  • Cottages: 30 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including mobile homes and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ouistreham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 216 holiday homes with pool available in Ouistreham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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    Make a holiday rental, home, or cottage in Ouistreham, France your home away from home

    Anyone searching for a great holiday by the north coast of France might like to try the resort of Ouistreham. Located in the Calvados department within the region of Normandy, this town offers many things for holidaymakers to see and do. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, B&Bs, gites, villas, apartments and campsites.

    Things to do on holiday to Ouistreham, France

    Ouistreham is located by the sea and holidaymakers can enjoy the summer sun on sandy beaches nearby. As well as swimming in the sea, visitors can participate in other watersports such as fishing, diving, surfing, wind surfing and sailing. This scenic area is also ideal for hiking and cycling with some nice routes along the coast. There are many golf courses in the department of Calvados including one 20 minutes away at Caen. Other popular activities here include tennis, mountain biking and horse riding. Ouistreham has some excellent bars, cafes and restaurants serving delicious French cuisine and seafood. Some shops and markets can be found here as well, where self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drinks.

    Places to visit on holiday to Ouistreham, France

    Ouistreham features several tourist attractions including a couple of good museums and an old German bunker from World War II that was captured by the British. Caen is just 20 minutes drive away and features fine sights such as the 11th century castle, which is one of the largest medieval fortresses in Western Europe. Visitors will also be able to see abbeys, churches and the beautiful botanical gardens in Caen. Less than 30 minutes from Ouistreham is Dives-sur-Mer, where visitors can see a 14th century Market Hall in which the Saturday market is held. Holidaymakers can also visit Church of Notre Dame in Dives-sur-Mer as well as an unusual garden called Maison Bleue. A 40 minute drive will take tourists to the town of Bayeux, which is best known for its 11th century tapestry but is also home to the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy.

    Weather in Ouistreham, France

    July and August are the warmest months of the year in Normandy with average high temperatures of 21 degrees centigrade. January and February are the coolest months with average highs of 9 degrees and lows of 4 degrees centigrade. As well as being one of the coldest months, February is also usually the driest with an average of 49mm of rainfall. December sees the highest level of precipitation with an average of 84mm.

    Travel to Ouistreham, France

    Rennes – Saint-Jacques Airport (RNS) is approximately two hours and 25 minute’s drive from Ouistreham. Flights arrive here from Southampton (SOU) year round as well as seasonally from Cork (ORK), Dublin (DUB), Edinburgh (EDI), Exeter (EXT) and Manchester (MAN). Alamo, Avis, Europcar, Hertz, National/Citer and Sixt are car rental firms located at the airport. Alternatively, visitors from the UK can catch a ferry from Portsmouth to Ouistreham.

    Attractions in and around Ouistreham

    First time in Ouistreham and looking for places to see? Don't miss cultural highlights such as Museum of the Atlantic Wall and N4 Commando Museum. If some outdoor time is on the agenda, soak up some sun at Ouistreham Beach and Sword Beach. Activities around the area include Centre Equestre de Ouistreham, Aquanacre and Hippodrome Cabourg. Stop by Festyland, Casino Barriere and Girafou while in the area. Also a trip to Hillman Fortress, Pegasus Bridge or Merville Gun Battery might be a nice excursion.