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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

Deauville - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Calvados

"Deauville, each season has its pleasures"

Located in the heart of the Normandy resort of international renown, Deauville, symbol of elegance and the art of living, has preserved the charm of a city resort. Two hours from Paris, Deauville provides a complete escape with its 1900 villas and residences typically Norman half-timbered, shops with signs of major brands, grand hotels four star luxury and colorful umbrellas on the sandy beach.

Open all year, 90% lived in Deauville tourism and breathes with the seasons that pass and its many recreational events, cultural and sporting. A Deauville, the horse is king. Deauville and the horses are like the sea and Deauville: inseparable. Two racetracks, racing, jumping, training center, yearling sales, polo, carriage driving ... not to mention the rides on the beach at low tide, Deauville lives by and for the horse.

Deauville is still much to declining in the plural: to practice many sports (tennis, golf, horse riding ...), live entertainment, visits to imagine, to make discoveries, sailing ports, shows to appreciate ...

So, go in spring, summer, fall or winter; go when you want to ... Deauville.

Deauville once ...

Was a small farming village located on Mount Canisy hillside overlooking the sea Grouped around the church of St. Lawrence, the hundreds of people "Dosville" lived mainly from agriculture and livestock. Marshes and dunes, located below the village and on which the future was going to build Deauville, then used to graze cattle and sheep. It was during the summer of 1858 that the Duke of Morny, half brother of Napoleon III, invited to Trouville by his physician, Dr. Olliffe, imagine building on this stretch of sand and marsh "a kingdom of elegance "near Paris: it will be the resort of Deauville. Associated with Dr. Olliffe, the banker and architect Donon Breney Morny created in four years a city soon the casino, the Grand Hotel, the beach and the racetrack would attract customers aristocratic Parisian and international ...

During its history straddling three centuries Deauville has evolved with the times, from beach tourism a few weeks each year in attendance at the station this year, without abandoning its roots as a cultural qu'architecturales .

Today, the City engages in a comprehensive approach to protecting its environment, including creating a Heritage Protection Area Architectural, urban and landscape. The purpose of the protection zones is to protect all assets Deauville, without limiting its economic development, but seamlessly.

It remains for you to discover its riches.

Good walk!

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude49.3539760 (N 49° 21’ 14”)
Longitude0.0751220 (E 0° 4’ 30”)
Surface area3.57 km²
Population3872 inhabitants
Density1084 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureCaen (61 km, 42 min)
Insee code14220
IntercommunalityCC Coeur Côte Fleurie

Nearest cities & towns

Trouville-sur-Mer2.2 km (7 min)
Saint-Arnoult2.8 km (6 min)
Touques3.7 km (8 min)
Benerville-sur-Mer3.9 km (8 min)
Blonville-sur-Mer4.3 km (9 min)
Bonneville-sur-Touques4.7 km (9 min)
Tourgéville5.3 km (10 min)
Vauville7.2 km (12 min)
Villerville7.4 km (13 min)
Villers-sur-Mer7.6 km (16 min)
Englesqueville-en-Auge7.7 km (12 min)
Canapville8.2 km (13 min)
Cricqueboeuf8.7 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

All year, Deauville offers a multitude of events and sports and culture.

More than 25 hotels and tourist residences in 2 to 4 star luxury, over 40 restaurants, a casino, two racetracks, a convention center, a spa, two ports, numerous boutiques, a sandy beach bordered by the famous "boards".

A preserved heritage: many villas of the early 20th century ...

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Performance halls

Events and festivities

Detailed information

American Film Festival
The diversity of American film in a selection of filmsSeptember 2016


Deauville (© Frantz)
Deauville (© Frantz)
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Deauville (© Franz)
Deauville (© Franz)
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Deauville (© Franz)
Deauville (© Franz)
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Deauville (© Franz)
Deauville (© Franz)
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Deauville (© Frantz)
Deauville (© Frantz)
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Deauville (© Frantz)
Deauville (© Frantz)
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Deauville The planks
Deauville The planks
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Welcome to Deauville
Welcome to Deauville
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Introduction to flying a plane
Sports sensations160 € to 600 € Le Havre (19.8 km)
Introduction to flying a helicopter
Sports sensations230 € to 460 € Le Havre (19.8 km)
Half-Day on the Cheese Route with Private Guide – Leaving from Caen
Local flavours70 € Caen (37 km)
Quad or buggy on the D-Day beaches
Sports sensations55 € to 210 € Asnelles (48 km)
Buggy Tour along the Cliffs of the Landing Beaches
Sports sensations55 € Asnelles (48 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Stroll Impressionist
Village visitIntermediate2h00Honfleur (13.5 km)
Saracens Path
HikeEasy3h00Condé-sur-Risle (39 km)
Côte de la vierge
HikeEasy4h00Fécamp (50 km)
Plain and valleys
HikeEasy4h00Senneville-sur-Fécamp (53 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals