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That beach is very wide, what gives you a chance even in summer time to find a calm place. Easy access from Caen.
Toilets and shower are rare.
Only few bar or restaurant close to the beach.
Parking is charged along the beach.
We were here in October. There are Migrants everywhere. They tried to get into our Van Lockers and Steal our bikes. We felt extremely uncomfortable here. You feel as if they are following you. We had been travelling around France for 2 months and had...More
We always walk along the beach when in Ouistreham; we have a dog and the boardwalk and pathways excellent.
This time we saw lots of memorials to the lost soldiers from the War with their stories which were touching....
.......lost but not forgotten......
What else can you say about the beach that had the code name Sword on D-Day. Miles of golden sand were one of the perfect places to invade, and as you walk along you are aware of what happened here in 1944.
We visited Ouistreham on our way to a battlefield/culture tour and the Brittany Ferries docks here. See my review of this company elsewhere. The town is nothing special and the restaurants seem fairly mediocre. However, there are a significant number of migrants in the town...More
A beautiful town with a beautiful beach. Unfortunately hundreds of immigrants trying to break into moving lorries bound for the U.K.
Sitting in the restaurants on the front we saw this happening first hand. Not only this but they were trying to break into almost...More
I've seen posts regarding Ouistreham saying you wouldn't think of the horror of D day and although there are a few subtle reminders they are correct but I believe the war was for freedom and that the poor souls that lost their lives would be...More