Destination guide

Explore the waterfront setting in Ouistreham

Enjoy the museums and other features of Ouistreham. This welcoming city is known for its beaches, casino gaming and cheese shops. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Ouistreham

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in town? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Ouistreham a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the top attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Festyland (10 mi / 16.1 km)
  • Centre Equestre de Ouistreham (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Cabourg-Le Home Golf (4.9 mi / 7.9 km)
  • Caen Golf (4.9 mi / 8 km)
  • Aquanacre (5.9 mi / 9.6 km)
  • Hippodrome Cabourg (6.1 mi / 9.8 km)

Seasonal weather averages in Ouistreham

If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, August, July, September and June are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 22°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Ouistreham

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, you'll be sure to find the perfect setting for your holiday in Ouistreham. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Ouistreham Beach (1 mi / 1.6 km)
  • Sword Beach (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Cabourg Beach (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Casino Gardens (6.4 mi / 10.4 km)
  • Caen Botanical Garden (8 mi / 12.9 km)
  • Houlgate Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
How to get there

Transport to and around Ouistreham

The nearest airport is in Caen (CFR-Carpiquet), located 11.2 mi (18.1 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Deauville (DOL-Normandie), which is 19.5 mi (31.4 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Ouistreham?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,322 holiday lettings around Ouistreham. From 360 houses to 750 flats & apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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:

  • Port Guillaume: 273 holiday homes
  • Centre Ancien: 28 holiday homes
  • Pierre Heuze: 24 holiday homes
  • Le Port: 190 holiday homes
  • Caen City Centre: 44 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? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Ouistreham. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Ouistreham Beach: 2,660 holiday lettings
  • Centre Equestre de Ouistreham: 2,665 holiday lettings
  • Museum of the Atlantic Wall: 2,659 holiday lettings
  • N4 Commando Museum: 2,664 holiday lettings
  • Villers-sur-Mer Beach: 2,895 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Ouistreham listed on 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 Houses in Ouistreham?

Yes, of course. offers 360 Houses in Ouistreham. Our other popular types of Ouistreham holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 750 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 45 self catering accommodations
  • Caravans: 24 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Ouistreham?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 154 holiday homes with pool available in Ouistreham. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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