Public transportation puts a damper on your activities and prevents you from coming and going, but picking up a rental car at Caen Airport ensures that you are able to visit all of the attractions that your heart desires. The airport has several amenities for passengers, including two restaurants and shops, as well as currency exchange stations; you'll be well-prepared for the trip of a lifetime before leaving the airport. There are information kiosks in each terminal, where English-speaking attendants will be able to assist you with finding the desk for your Caen Airport car rental so you can get out and start your vacation!
There is plenty to see and do in the area, no matter what you have come for or want to participate with. The Memorial of Caen is one such attraction not to miss. This memorial tells a great story of yesterday, with World War II information all the way up to Berlin Wall's fall. For more great history, the Normandy Museum is worth a visit. This museum is a war museum with plenty of displays. Chateau Ducal is a castle sitting in the city center, built in 1060 by William the Conqueror, and is one of the largest in Europe. When it is time to eat, there are a number of restaurants to pick from in town. Le Sans Gene is a favorite, serving some of the best barbeque in all of France. Another restaurant tourists enjoy visiting is the L'Orient, a Vietnamese restaurant, and La Trattoria, serving some of the best Italian foods you will ever have the pleasure of tasting.
The closest hotels to Caen Airport include Hotel Ibis Caen, located 1.7 miles away, as well as Etap Hotel Caen, located three miles away. Each of these hotels offer fantastic amenities, including free Wi-Fi and comfortable, clean rooms. Auto Europe offers airport transfer services so you can easily get to either of these hotels to relax after a long flight. No matter what your choice of hotel, you don't have to worry about how you will get there when you've got Auto Europe on your side!
Auto Europe is ready to help you book whatever travel services you may need, from hotels to luxury car rentals in France. You can also book your car rental online in three easy steps by using the secure search form on the left or, if you have questions, call Auto Europe anytime, 24/7 and toll-free at 1-888-223-5555, to speak with one of our friendly agents and find the best options for your specific needs.
Volotea, Air France, and Flybe serve the airport with destinations to several locations in the country, as well as in the U.K. There is also a railway station servicing the area - the Caen Rail Station.
Contact: +33 (0)2 31712010
Location: The Caen Carpiquet Airport is located about 61 miles south west of Le Havre and 150 miles west of Paris.
Route de Caumont
Carpiquet, Normandy, 14650
IATA Code: CFR
ICAO Code: LFRK
General Information: Caen Airport is a civil airport located in Carpiquet and 6 km west of Caen, both communes of the Calvados département in the Normandy (formerly Lower Normandy) region of France. Chalair Aviation has its head offices at the airport. In 2016, Caen - Carpiquet airport handled 139,016 passengers an increase of 8% over 2015.