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Frequently asked questions

What are the major attractions in Ouistreham?
If your trip to Ouistreham is all locked in but your itinerary is looking a little empty, let us give you a few hints and tips.Leave that rental car in the hotel parking lot and use those legs. Not far from this neighborhood’s center, Museum of the Atlantic Wall is worth a look. N4 Commando Museum and Ouistreham Beach are a couple of other close-by sights that draw a great many travelers like yourself.
What are the best road trip destinations near Ouistreham?
Colleville-Montgomery and Merville-Franceville-Plage are two nice places you might like to stop by. Both have plenty to do and a decent range of hotels. Colleville-Montgomery is 2 miles away, and Merville-Franceville-Plage is 3 miles.
Where are the best beaches near Ouistreham?
Ouistreham has some stunning seaside areas, and there’s no better way to explore them than from behind the wheel of your very own rental car. See what fascinating treasures you can find peppered along the shore at one of these lovely beaches:

  • Cabourg Beach (7 miles away).
  • Houlgate Beach (8 miles away).
  • Courseulles-sur-Mer Beach (10 miles away).

Where are the best convention centers near Ouistreham?
If you have some important business to see to in Ouistreham, there’s a high chance you’ll be spending lots of time at a major convention center. If that’s the case, you might like to know about some of the ones that have cafés and restaurants nearby:

  • Congress Centre (8 miles away).
  • Caen Exhibition Centre (9 miles away).
  • Deauville International Centre (16 miles away).

What kind of rental car should I get for Ouistreham?
Around 1 mile from central Sallenelles, Ouistreham is a great base to explore this charming city. If you’re simply looking for an affordable vehicle to zoom around the local area, a compact car will tick all your boxes. Bigger groups will appreciate the extra storage and decent legroom that a four-wheel drive or a full-size SUV offers. Want to splash out? Our premium category is full of cars that are super fun to drive and make long road trips that bit more special.
Should I get a luxury rental car in Ouistreham?
You’ll be pleased to hear that there’s a huge range of both economy and luxury rental vehicles on offer in Ouistreham. What you go with is largely dependent on your budget and what you plan to do. Prestige vehicles are all about comfort and class. If you’re splashing out, why not pick up a fully kitted-out SUV, or perhaps a cushy medium-sized vehicle? Alternatively, if you just need a car to get you around town as cheaply as possible, you’re better off choosing a versatile compact vehicle (or something else that won’t break the bank).
What side of the road do they drive on in Ouistreham?
You’ll need to keep right while driving in Ouistreham. On top of that, exercise a bit of extra caution if it’s your first time behind the wheel here. Once you have a feel for the roads, you can relax and enjoy the scenery!
What happens if I get a speeding fine while driving a rental car in Calvados?
Generally, your rental car company will charge the amount detailed on the fine to your credit card, including local surcharges. Otherwise, they may provide your contact details to local law enforcement agencies, who’ll then send a fine straight to you.
Are seat belts compulsory in Calvados?
In short, yes. Although, there are a couple of exceptions for vehicles run by public transportation systems.
Is it illegal to use a cell phone while driving in Ouistreham?
It’s against the law to use your cell phone while driving a car in Ouistreham, and you could also receive a fine for just holding your phone if you’re in control of a vehicle. That being said, using hands-free or Bluetooth functions is permitted, as long as your eyes remain on the road.
What are the rules around drink driving in Ouistreham?
While behind the wheel in Ouistreham, it’s a criminal offence to have a BAC (blood alcohol content) above 0.05%. Thinking of having a couple of drinks with lunch or dinner? Consider booking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service.
Is turning on a red light allowed in Ouistreham?
Yes you can. But before you turn, you must stop the car completely and only proceed if the lane is clear.