Day trip to Ouistreham by bike
Take a day trip to Ouistreham and Sword Beach
Head for the Atlantic coast during your stay in our hotel in the centre of Caen
Take advantage of the greenway linking Caen to Ouistreham to discover the Normandy coast and one of the D-Day landing beaches during the Second World War: Sword Beach.
A 15.5 kilometre route (about 1 hour), accessible to all, to discover a place not to be missed in Normandy.
You can join the Avenue de Tourville greenway in Caen (at the level of the Pont de la Fonderie) and cross Caen on a lane entirely dedicated to cyclists. A walk in the middle of the city along the quays until you reach the start of the Avenue de Tourville greenway.
Entirely safe, this route will allow you to enjoy your ride in the heart of the city while you go up the Caen Canal. You will be able to admire the Château de Bénouville and the Pegasus Bridge, which played an essential role in the liberation of Caen by the Allied forces.
Once you arrive in Ouistreham, take time to visit its key sites:
- The Great Bunker - Atlantic Wall Museum
- The Museum of the Franco-British Commando n°4
- The Ouistreham Lighthouse
- Ouistreham beach and its monument "La Flamme
Would you like to rent a bike?Our hotel, the Best Western Plus Le Moderne in Caen, offers you the opportunity to hire your bike from our local partner: LocvélO.
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