Parking at Brittany ferries oestreham

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  1. Ivybank

    Ivybank Read Only Funster

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    The website says you can park a motorhome on the quay after the last boat has departed but this isn't until 11pm. Has anyone been turned away for arriving late afternoon?
     
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    The embarkation area is quite small so there is a good chance that you will be turned away:cry: However I believe that there is an aire not too far away from the port.:thumb:

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    Right next to the port, and i mean right next to is an aire. Its normally quite busy but if you cant get on, drive 100 yds down the road and park for a few hours, follow the one way back round to the port and go on the port car park.
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  5. Parcverger

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    We used to leave Parc Verger at about 8am, and arrive in the centre of Ouistreham between 4 and 5 pm, and would park in one of the two car parks just short of the dock. There was never a problem - we'd stroll across to the restaurants for an evening meal, then back to our rig for a decent night's sleep, and move on into the dock area about 7ish the next morning.
    We checked the aire one time, but it was jam-packed solid, so went back to the car park area. There is a campsite as you run into Ouistreham, which some of our guests have used with no problems.

    Bob
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    >>> Parking at Brittany ferries oestreham

    Pardon ???

    Isn't that where wimmin get their moods from ????

    Best avoided.
     
  7. Ivybank

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    Thank you for all the ideas. We'll turn up and take our choice at the time.
     
  8. Wicketter

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    We used the campsite next to the dock last year ( Pommiers). Easy to park and a 2 min drive in the morning to board the ferry. Lots of options around here for food, also used the campsite at Coursielles sur Mer down the road, there's an aire by the gate. We shall probably use it again this year on our way back from Parc Verger, can't wait, off this Saturday to arrive Sunday! Looking forward to meeting you Bob and any other Funsters who may be around!! Keep that sun shining :Cool:
     
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  9. Ivybank

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    On the ferry now waiting to leave Caen. We stayed at the camp site (Pommiers) and cycled along the canal to the restaurant for an evening meal. Just two minutes to the quay this morning. For 11 euros (the Aire costs 8) I would recommend it.
     
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    Have a safe journey to Parc Verger Wicketter - we will see you on Sunday. Weather will be HOT until Friday, when it becomes just hot!:BigGrin: Bring your sun cream - you will need it.

    Bob
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    Suntan cream packed, although we've been using it here it's been so hot for the past two weeks! Looking forward to the French ambiance tho' and the wine:Smile:
     
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    The aire wasnt accepting non french credit cards last weekend (July 13) so we was unable to pay as it doesn't accept coins. stayed anyway but didnt leave the van in case they came to collect. went to the campsite (Pommiers) which was fine. 11 euro for a motorhome space with electric but sited close to a busy road so we took a pitch for 15 euro without electric. all good and very easy.

    Honfleur wouldn't accept my card either but did take cash. these were the only two places where I had trouble with the card (Caxton euro traveller)

    have a great holiday

    Steve
     
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