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Information about the town and port of Caen, in Normandy, France – Day-tripper.net the web magazine for visitors to France.

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Calvados – 14, Basse Normandy. Latitude: 49.18421. Longitude: -0.361389

Caen is the capital of the Basse Normandie region of France.

This page gives you some useful information on restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and shops in Caen and Ouistreham, which we have collated from various sources for ferry travellers to Caen.

Caen Tourist Office. Download a scalable pdf file

Via Michelin map. www.viamichelin.co.uk

Caen ferry – from Portsmouth; Brittany Ferries

Related site pages

Channel ports in France & Spain (summary) – BoulogneBrugesCaenCalaisCherbourgDieppeDunkerqueDoverLe HavreLilleOstendRoscoffSantanderSt. Malo

Caen Markets

Markets in France

Daily – Place Courtonne, on the corner of rue Basse (fruit, fresh vegetables)

Monday – Place Courtonne, on the corner of rue Basse.

Tuesday 8.00am to 1.00pm – rue de Bayeux (from rue R. Tournières to rue du Clos des Roses), Grâce de Dieu (place du Commerce). Ouistreham

Wednesday 8.00am to 1.00pm – Boulevard Leroy (place du Docteur Henry Buot), Calvaire St-Pierre (rue de la Défense Passive), Venoix (Av. Charlemagne, on the corner of rue Lucien Nelle)

Thursday 8.00am to 1.00pm – La Guérinière (place de la Liberté), Chemin Vert (Av. président Coty)

Friday 7.30am to 1pm – St. Sauveur (Fossés St-Julien, place St-Sauveur).

Saturday 7.30am to 1pm – Bd. Leroy, Pierre Heuzé (place Champlain). Ouistreham.

Sunday 7.30am to 2.30pm – St. Pierre (quai Vendeuvre, place Courtonne). Main market of week.

Art Market – last Saturday of the month from March to November brings together 45 of the region's contemporary artists.

La Trocante – Hypermarché du Dépôt-Vente, is a chain of shops where you can buy and sell second hand goods. Tel: 0033 231 78 38 00.

Caen Market

Fuel

Petrol prices in France

It is usually best to buy at a supermarket. Fuel on the autoroute usually cost about 15% more.

Shopping in Caen (Centre Commercial)

Shopping centres in FranceFactory shopping in France

Centre Commercial Côte de Nacre – Centre Commercial Côte de Nacre, 1 bd du Maréchal Juin. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 98 70 10.

Centre Commercial Hérouville Saint Clair – Centre Commercial (between Ouistreham and Caen), Quartier Val. 14200 Hérouville Saint Clair. Tel: 0033 231 44 57 14. www.cc-saintclair.com Open – SHOPS: from Monday to Saturday from 9.30am to 8.00pm, CARREFOUR: from Monday to Saturday from 8.45am to 8.45pm, Friday from 8.45am to 9.45pm, RESTAURANTS: 7 days a week until 11.00pm.

CCR Mondeville 2 – CCR Mondeville 2 (Carrefour here), RN 13. 14124 Mondeville Cedex. Tel: 0033 231 35 61 61. www.mondeville-2.com

Paul Doumer Centre Commercial – Paul Doumer Centre Commercial, 6-12, rue Paul Doumer. 14630 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 23 85 70. Right in the centre of the historic quarter there are 20 shops in this centre.

Caen Supermarkets

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Hypermarkets in France

carrefour caen

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There is covered parking at this modern hypermarket.

Carrefour Hypermarket – Herouville

Tel: 0033 231 46 55 00.

C.C. Saint Clair. BP 135. 14204. Herouville Saint Clair

Carrefour Hypermarket at Herouville. www.carrefour.fr/magasin/herouville-saint-clair

Open: Monday to Thursday 8.45am to 9.00pm. Friday 8.45am to 9.45pm. Saturday 8.45am to 8.45pm.

Nearest to the Port (Ouistreham).

Directions; From the ferry at Ouistreham follow signs for Caen. Carrefour is by the Port d'êleterre.

A placing like this from £75 a year – more

Carrefour Hypermarket, Bd. du Maréchal Juin (Route de la Côte de Nacre). 14000. Caen. Tel: 0033 231 44 31 34.

Carrefour de MONDEVILLE II – Avenue des Commerces, BP 543 – ZAC de l'étoile. 14125. Mondeville Cedex. Tel: 0033 231 35 45 45.

Carrefour France. other shops

ATAC Supermarket caen – 57 avenue de Tourville. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 93 30 93.

simply supermarket calaisSimply Market Hérouville, Route de Lion sur Mer – 14200 Hérouville. Tel: 0033 231 53 16 60. Open from 8.30am to 8.00pm Monday to Saturday

cora supermarket dunkirkCORA Hypermarket, La Croix Vautier. BP 25. 500 Rots. 14653. Carpiquet. Tel: 0033 231 26 31 26. Open: Monday to Thursday 9.00am to 9.00pm, Friday 9.00am to 10.00pm, Saturday 9.00am to 9.00pm.

leclerc supermarket

1) Leclerc Supermarket, 93, Rue Saint Jean. 14000. Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 20 03.

2) Centre E. Leclerc, 24 rue Lanfranc. B P 6062. 14062 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 75 61. Open: Monday – Saturday 9.00am to 8.30pm.

lidl supermarket calaisLIDL. 1 – 11 Rue du Docteur Laënnec. 14200 HEROUVILLE St. CLAIR. 2 – Bld de la Paix – Pont de Calix. 14200 HEROUVILLE St. CLAIR. 3 – Route Nationale 13. 14120 MONDEVILLE

prisunic shopping – Monoprix, 45/49 bd Leclerc. 14011 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 50 28 28. Open: Monday to Saturday from 9.00am to 8.30pm (Friday until 9.00pm). www.monoprix.fr

shoppi supermarket FranceShopi Supermarket, Centre Commercial Chemin Vert. 14000. Caen. Tel: 0033 231 73 34 22. Open: Monday to Saturday 9.00am to 1.00pm and 2.30pm to 7.15pm.

Ouistreham

champion supermarket calaisChampion Supermarket, Route de Caen. 14150 Ouistreham. Tel: 0033 231 96 88 89.

shoppi supermarket FranceShopi Supermarket, Rue Pasteur, Riva Bella, 14150. Ouistreham. Tel: 0033 231 97 19 68. Open: Tuesday to Sunday from 9.00am to 12.30pm and 3.00pm to 7.30pm.

Tobacco Shops – Caen

Tobacco in France

Acard Agnes, 26 rue Louis Lechatellier 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 84 57 25.

Bar Tabac Le Carolles, 147 rue St Jean 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 40 89.

Bidard Catherine, 64 Av. Paris 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 34 88 45.

Broc'Café, 18 rue Ecuyère 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 40 17.

Dickens (Le), 20 rue Basse 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 93 82 28.

Guilbert Dominique, 12 rue 11 Novembre 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 84 60 32.

Hall de la Presse, 53 rue Boutiques 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 44 26 80.

Kentucky (Le), 38 Place Champlain 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 95 27 51.

La Flamme, 9 Av. Prés Coty 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 74 61 99.

La Gazette, 16 Place Venoise 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 73 53 88.

Le Corona La Maison du Fumeur, 20 rue Strasbourg 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 10 58.

Le Falaise, 139 rue Falaise 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 52 14 27.

Le Khedive, 56 rue St Jean 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 26 82 / 0033 231 85 63 20.

Le Marigny, 26 rue Gémare 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 15 21.

Le Maryland, 47 rue Geôle 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 49 84.

Le Nadir, 60 rue St Ouen 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 74 74 84.

Le Radar, 59 rue Gén Moulin 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 73 21 43 / 02 31 74 02 25.

Le Royal, 99 rue Caponière 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 10 55.

L'Encrier de Vaucelles, 53 rue Vaucelles 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 83 31 69.

Marie René, centre cial Chemin Vert rue Molière 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 74 50 26.

Tabac La Lorraine, 20 rue Hamon 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 73 10.

Travers Patrick, 22 Place St Sauveur 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 51 65.

Caen Wine and Beer Shops

normandie wine shop – Normandie Wine Warehouse, 12, Quai Chacot, Ouistreham Tel: 0033 231 36 05 05. www.normandiewine.com

Au Nez Palais, 12 rue St Laurent. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 33 66.

Le Rouge et le Blanc, 5, rue St-sauveur. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 38 24 80.

Cave Saint Etienne, 92, boulevard Detolle. 14000. Caen. Tel: 0033 231 38 26 80. www.cavesaintetienne.com

Cave et Terroir Jamard, 56 Quai Vendeuvre. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 53 71.

Caves Thorel (Les), 32, Rue Neuve St Jean. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 07 46.

nicolas wine shops – Vins Nicolas, 10 rue Bellivet, 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 24 19. www.nicolas-wines.com

Vin Sur Vingt, 43, Rue Neuve St Jean. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 85 69 83.

Biere Pousset, 21, Rue Gén Leclerc. 14760 Bretteville sur Odon, Near Caen. Tel: 0033 231 72 54 60.

Other shops in Caen

Main shopping streets; boulevard du Maréchal Leclerc, rue St-Pierre, and rue de Strasbourg.

Galeries Lafayette – Galeries Lafayette, 108 boulevard du Maréchal Leclerc. 14015 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 39 31 00. www.galerieslafayette.com

prisunic shopping – MONOPRIX, 45 boulevard du Maréchal Leclerc, 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 50 28 28. www.monoprix.fr

Printemps – Printemps, 28 rue Saint Jean. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 15 65 50. www.printemps.com

Antiques

rue Ecuyère and rue Commerçantes. There is an antiques show at the Parc aux Expositions, rue Joseph-Philippon, late November.

Chocolate

Chocolatier – Témoins, 69, rue Saint Pierre. 14000. Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 31 88.

Chocolatier du Drakkar, 13 rue St Pierre. 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 10 00 05. www.chocolateriedrakkar.com

Stiffler, 72 rue Saint Jean. 14000 14000 Caen. Tel: 0033 231 86 08 94

Musée du Chocolat, ZA Bayeux Intercom. 14400 Nonant. Tel: 0033 231 10 00 05. www.musee-chocolat.com

cluizel chocolates – Chocolaterie Cluizel. Avenue de conches. 27240 Damville. Normandy. France. Tel: 0044 232 35 60 00. www.cluizel.com

Normandie CaramelsNormandie Caramels – Producers of caramel and fudge. You can visit the factory. ZA ISYPOLE- BP 109. 14230 ISIGNY SUR MER. Tel: 0033 231 51 66 50. www.caramels-isigny.com

Wool

shopping phildar France – Phildar (Wool). Centre Commercial Mondeville 2. 14120 Mondeville, Caen. Tel: 0033 231 84 53 46. www.phildar.fr

Useful Outside links

– Check out the latest catalogue / leaflet offers (PDF). www.bonial.fr

caen port France – Port of Caen. www.caen.port.fr

portsmouth port – Port of Portsmouth. www.portsmouth-port.co.uk

caen marie – Town web site. www.ville-caen.fr

Ouistreham (where the ferry sails from/to). www.ouistreham.fr

petite fute guide – Le Petit Fute, excellent link (French). www.lepetitfute.com

weather for France – Weather for Caen. www.bbc.co.uk

port plaisance – National "Plaisance" port website. www.ffports-plaisance.com

Webcam. www.viewsurf-attitude.com / Webcam 2 www.caen.maville.com

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