Visit ouistreham

Ouistreham is a major part of Normandy's rich history. In prime place, the museums which abound in the area testify to Ouistreham's prime role in the D-Day Landings.

    Take the time to visit :
  • The Atlantic Wall Museum at Ouistreham,
  • The Bayeux American Cemetery,
  • The Caen Peace Memorial,
  • The The Pegasus Bridge Memorial
  • The Arromanches Second World War Museum.

But Normandy is also famous for the imperishable print left on the region by its most famous son William the Conqueror like :

  • The Bayeux Tapestry made by Queen Mathilde to record for posterity the Norman Conquest of England.
  • The Abbaye aux Dames dedicated to the Holy Trinity.
  • The Abbaye aux Hommes dedicated to Saint Etienne where the body of William the Conqueror rests.
  • Caen Castle and its fortifications which house today the Museum des Beaux Arts.

    Visit also the archaeological sites in the area :
  • The Museum and archaeological site of Vieux La Romaine,
  • The Normandy Museum at Caen.