Daily Car Hire Rates in Caen

  • Mini

    Fiat 500
    4 |
    1 |
    3 |
    From € 19.75
  • Economy

    Peugeot 208
    5 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 23.05
  • Compact

    Fiat 500L
    5 |
    3 |
    5 |
    From € 27.87
  • Standard

    Ford C-Max
    5 |
    4 |
    4 |
    From € 35.50
  • Suv

    Opel Mokka
    5 |
    2 |
    5 |
    From € 39.20

*daily rates in Caen based on a 1 day rental (24hr period) and for guidance purposes only.

*average daily rates based on 7 day rental, search for todays best prices.

Caen Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Many attractive buildings were built in Caen during the rule of William the Conqueror.
  • More than 110,000 inhabitants live in Caen but the wider metropolitan area has nearly half a million.
  • Caen is the third largest city and the second largest municipality in Normandy.
  • There is a ferry route from Caen to Portsmouth in the UK.
  • A peace memorial was erected in Caen in memory of those who died in the Battle of Normandy.

Caen Mini Guide

The French city of Caen is made extremely accessible to tourists due to Caen Airport, which is conveniently located only 6 km from the city centre. If flying from another country you will find that the airport uses airlines such as Air France and Airliner to bring passengers to the city from other European destinations like London and Amsterdam.

caen view at night

Caen is well known for being founded by William the Conqueror during the 11th century, hence tourists will see a lot of souvenirs dedicated to him. The city is a good place if you are looking for events and cultural experiences. Throughout the year during almost every month you can find many events such as the International Caen Fair, The Contemporary Music Festival in November and The Caen Marina Fair which takes place every September.

The Normandy Museum is a popular destination for tourists, there you can explore the many exhibitions themed around the city's past and also its more modern history. From the museum you can easily get to the Eglise St Pierre which is another hot spot for visitors. The old church dates back to the 13th century and is still a beautiful sight even after its reconstruction, due to damage during the war.

caen eglise st pierre

Those looking to experience the city's shops will find a wide range of products on sale such as toys, organic products, clothing and of course chocolate. Some popular shops include Chocolaterie Temoins on Rue Saint Pierre, Charlotre Corday on Rue Saint Jean chocolate shop, Le Pion Magique which is a toy shop and Caen Stylo on Rue Saint Pierre also but selling a range of gifts and souvenirs.

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Located in the north west of France, Caen is a commune in the Basse-Normandie region. With low cost car hire in Caen you are only a few miles drive from the English Channel and many fascinating historical sites such as the staging grounds for the Battle of Caen and the Battle of Normandy. This was also the city of William the Conqueror who was eventually buried there.

This history has helped to make Caen an important centre for politics and the economy in the north of France. Tourists who visit Caen will find many fascinating buildings and castles to explore.

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