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Dauville|Photo ViaultBoards of Deauville|Photo Kamel15Boards, containing the names of actors and filmmakers in Deauville|Photo Kamel15The villa Strassburger|Photo Kamel15The Mayor of Deauville, Norman style|Photo Mathieu DurandThe port of Deauville|Photo Dennis Jarvis

Deauville, a mundane seaside resort

Deauville is a renowned seaside resort, promenade des Planches is dotted with cabins of bath bearing the names of American stars. Summer destination by excellence between Racecourse, beach and casino, the station wants to be a city that lives year-round. Prestigious events including the American film festival and horse races contribute to its reputation.

Brief summary of history

Over its history, Deauville has forged his personality. The Augustus Duke of Morny is the crazy bet to drain marsh to build an ideal resort. In four years, from 1860 to 1864, Deauville is created with its villas, hippodrome, railway line and port.

In 1911, the activity of the city is restarted by building the casino in 1912 and large hotels Normandy and the Royal. The big names from the world of business and crowned heads flocked to Deauville, is 'La Belle Epoque'. The city inspired many artists such as Coco Chanel, which is opens one of its first shops. This craze for Deauville continues throughout the 'roaring twenties' from 1920 to 1929.

After World War II, Deauville continues its beautification and begins to receive visitors throughout the year. Short weekend stays are becoming common, and the city opens more international.

Discover Deauville

  • Discover Deauville is walking on the Boardwalk, a boards path which runs along elegant constructions such as bathroom Pompeians, Sunset Bar and the Bar of the sea.
  • The centre of the town is the place Morny, is a remarkable witness of the Norman architecture of the belle Epoque. Deauville architecture blends the follies of the Second Empire, the golden age of the Anglo-Norman style and significant achievements of the 1890s.
  • The villa Strassburger was built between 1907 and 1912 for Henri de Rothschild on the site of a farm he had purchased to Gustave Flaubert. She is the archetype of the second generation of the neonormand style with a roof of thatched and half-timbered walls.
  • Trouville-Deauville station, rebuilt in neonormand style in 1931 inspired that of Dalat (Viet Nam) and Pointe-Noire (Republic of Congo).

Golf courses in Deauville

The golf Barrière de Deauville
The golf Barrière de Deauville offers superb views of the sea and the Normandy countryside. The natural setting of unique beauty offers a technical level who does appreciate for players of all handicaps. Golf course 18 holes - 5951 yards - par 71.
A second 9-hole course is designed by architect Henri Cotton in 1964. The course is attractive, seemingly easy, but oily grass Roughs, the speed of the greens and many bunkers increasing difficulties. Golf course 9 holes - 3035 m - 36.
Golf Barrière Deauville - Mont Canisy Saint-Arnoult, Deauville 14803 - Tel. + 33 (0) 2 31 14 24 24.
L'amiraute golf
The Admiralty Golf is located 5 minutes from Deauville. A site fairy on 100 acres dotted with ponds and large greens. Bill Baker, the architect, has created a truly accessible to all championship course. Also a 9-hole course lit the night.
Golf of the Admiralty - Tourgéville, 14800 Deauville - Tel. + 33 (0) 2 31 14 42 00.
Golf Blue Green Houlgate
Located in the Norman bocage, in a landscaped park, Houlgate golf combines pleasure and variety of the landscape. Dominated by the Château de Beuzeval, golf offers unique panoramas.
Golf Blue Green Houlgate - Chemin départemental, 14510 Gonneville-sur-Mer - Tel. 02 31 24 80 49.

The routes passing through this place

Useful information :

Address :
14800 Deauville

Good to know :
Deauville tourist office Place de Mairie, Deauville 14800, Tel. + 33 (0) 2 31 14 40 00

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Where to stay:

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