5 days in Flers, Caen & Ouistreham Itinerary

5 days in Flers, Caen & Ouistreham Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Basse-Normandie holiday planner

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Flers
— 1 day
Drive
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Caen
— 1 night
Drive
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Ouistreham
— 3 nights
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Flers

— 1 day
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): explore the historical opulence of Chateau de Domfront, then stroll through La Roche d'Oetre, then take in the spiritual surroundings of La Chapelle du Souvenir, and finally walk around Parc du Chateau de Flers.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Flers road trip planning tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiports are Dinard-Pleurtuit-Saint-Malo Airport, Rennes-Saint-Jacques Airport and Deauville-Saint-Gatien Airport. In July, daytime highs in Flers are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Caen.

Things to do in Flers

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

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Caen

— 1 night

City of a Hundred Steeples

Caen is known for its historical buildings built during the reign of William the Conqueror, who was buried there, and for the Battle for Caen--heavy fighting that took place in and around Caen during the Battle of Normandy in 1944, destroying much of the city.
On the 17th (Sat), admire the striking features of Cathedrale Notre-Dame and then learn about all things military at Memorial de Caen.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Caen trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Flers to Caen in 1.5 hours. July in Caen sees daily highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Ouistreham.

Things to do in Caen

Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Ouistreham

— 3 nights
With fine, sandy beaches on the English Channel, Ouistreham is a small port town with fishing boats, leisure crafts, and a ferry harbor.
Change things up with these side-trips from Ouistreham: Deauville Beach (in Deauville City) and Cimetiere Militaire Allemand de La Cambe (in La Cambe). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Le Grand Bunker Musee du Mur de l'Atlantique, pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Saint-Samson, take in the views from Pegasus Bridge, and take an in-depth tour of Juno Beach Centre.

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Ouistreham is very close to Caen. In July, daytime highs in Ouistreham are 72°F, while nighttime lows are 55°F. You'll have a few hours on the 20th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Ouistreham

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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