Whatever your mode of transportation, all roads lead to the apple orchards.
Freephone (France) information service tel: 0 800 801 801 (Monday to Saturday: 6am – 9pm, Sunday and public holidays: 8am – 12.30pm).
Ouibus and Flixbus provide coach services to and from Calvados, each company with 5 listed stops.
Caen-Carpiquet airport: direct flights from Lyon, Nantes, Brest, Toulouse, Marseille, London and Nice in the summer; Bastia, Figari and Ajaccio from April to November.
Caen—Ouistreham port: regular Caen-Portsmouth ferry link
Marinas in Caen, Ouistreham, Grandcamp-Maisy and wet dock in Dives-Cabourg-Houlgate.
Major cycling routes
• From Germany, the Netherlands or Belgium (and even Ukraine!), Eurovélo 4 runs parallel with the French coast before heading for the seafront
• From La Rochelle, the VéloFrancette route takes you along the banks of the Orne, from south to north, via Condé-en-Normandie, Clécy, Thury-Harcourt and Caen, to finish its course in Ouistreham
• From the Mont Saint-Michel, the D-Day Landing Beaches to Mont Saint-Michel route takes you along our fine coast
Several other cycle routes also bring visitors to Calvados.