Ouistreham, gateway to England
Ouistreham is located 14 kilometers north of Caen on the coast of the Channel.The city is part of the municipalities of the Côte de Nacre. To the east of the city, there is the "tip of the seat" and the Orne estuary. The resort is popular with Caen for its proximity and its many services and entertainment. It includes a thalassotherapy, a casino, a marina, a fishing port, and a long walk by the sea to Colleville.
Ouistreham is also a gateway to England with the ferry port of Caen / Ouistreham to Portsmouth. average crossing time: 5 ¾ hours (day) and 7 hours (overnight), up to 3 departures per day.