Just a few minutes away from Caen, you can swap the urban landscape for the sandy beaches and villas of the Côte de Nacre… Head for Ouistreham Riva-Bella and the nearby seaside resorts for 100% seaside holidays !

The seaside resorts in Caen-La-Mer

The seaside resorts on the Côte de Nacre ("Mother of Pearl Coast") with their little fishermen's houses, big villas and casinos, are a little piece of paradise for lovers of water sports and outdoor leisure activities !

In the Port of Ouistreham, there are visitors who sing !

The Port of Ouistreham is also the scene of a fish market, a lighthouse providing one of the best views over the sea and some wonderful evening walks. Set off to explore a town that never sleeps !

A nature outing to the Pointe du Siège in the Orne Estuary

Close by the Port of Ouistreham Riva-Bella, set off on a 100% nature adventure ! At the heart of protected area and a major bird reserve, the Pointe du Siège and the Orne Estuary !

D-Day scenes at Sword Beach

British and French forces landed on Sword Beach in Caen-la-Mer on 6 June 1944. Take the time to visit Sword Beach and see the vestiges and the commemoration sites, and immerse yourself in the summer of 1944 during one of the major battles of the Second World War.

A weekend at the seaside in Normandy

For water sports, walks along the sea front or seafood tastings, the seaside resorts on the Côte de Nacre offer a colourful programme for a great holiday in Caen-la-Mer!

Sailing activities and events in Caen-La-Mer

The Côte de Nacre beaches are famous spots for water sports. And sand-yachting is now the big star on our Normandy beaches ! Come and enjoy kitesurfing, surfing, windsurfing, kite-flying, standup paddleboarding or sand-yachting in Normandy… Ouistreham Riva-Bella and the seaside resorts of Caen-la-Mer have a great range of sports to enjoy. And for the sailing fans, don't miss the great events taking place in Normandy !


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