Remarkable villas with a strong character are found in Deauville. Discover the history and the stories linked to Deauville and its most emblematic places with the inDeauville tour guides of the tourist information offices.


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Deauville, history and heritage

Experience a fabulous trip to 1860, when Deauville was founded by the Morny Duke. This tour will take you to see all the outstanding sites on which Deauville has forged its international reputation and the most secluded places that make it the number one charming destination in Normandy. The visit is also available by bus (provided by yourself) for a 1-hour panoramic tour including a stroll on the famous Boardwalk of Deauville.

Available languages: French, English

> 2 km - 1,5 hr


Fun guided visit: Deauville and riddles
Over a guided tour, go and discover Deauville and its riddles! As a little detective, with the help of our guide, you will decipher the clues scattered on your way.
This 2-hour tour will make children discover the major sites as well as the personalities and the history of Deauville. At each step, they will have to fill a booklet with games, riddles and other questions enabling them to discover Deauville in a fun way.
This tour is accessible to families and pupils from 7 to 12 years old, helped by their supervisors and the guide.


Available languages: French, English

> 2 hrs

The circuit of villas
Deauville preserved the charm of previous years and keeps taking care of its heritage. In 2005, the Zone de Protection du Patrimoine Architectural, Urbain et Paysager (ZPPAUP) was set up. The rich seaside architecture is the protagonist of this tour around the most beautiful villas of the city.

Available language: French

> 1,5 hr

Deauville, the muse

Open-air painters and impressionists, designers, writers, photographers and film directors have all been inspired by Deauville, influenced by the sea and the light, the atmosphere and the ambiance of the town. We invite you to set off in the footsteps of the emblematic artists inspired by Deauville.

Available languages: French, English

> 1,5 hr

Deauville and painters

Follow the footsteps of the artists that have marked Deauville and the world of painting. Eugène Boudin, Raoul Dufy, Kees Van Dongen, André Hambourg, Pierre Bonnard, Fernand Léger, Fujita...all of them have been inspired, in a different way, by the sea, the light and the nice atmosphere of the town.

Available language: French

>1,5 hr

Deauville and fashion designers

Follow our guide to discover those personalities from the fashion sphere who left their mark on Deauville: Jeanne Paquin, Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Jean Patou, Yves Saint Laurent,...

Available languages: French, English

>1,5 hrs

Deauville, a passion for horses

The horse has strongly left its mark on the history of Deauville from the beginning.
Discover the major places, the famous personalities of the equestrian world and the stories which underline the passion of Deauville for horses.
This guided tour can include a short visit of the Villa Strassburger (according to availability).

Available languages: French, English

>1,5 hr or 2 hr if the Strassburger Villa tour is included

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Deauville and writers

"Deauville and writers" invites you to have an original stroll in Deauville, listening to the words of the writers who used to own a house in Deauville or in the surroundings, or who regularly stayed here. Through biographical details and extracts of texts written by Gustave Flaubert, Jérôme Garcin and many others, the visit leads you to the symbolic places of Deauville seen by Colette, Joseph Kessel, Georges Simenon or Françoise Sagan... It's a trip back to the 20th century that encourages the visitors to discover the pages and the points of view of Jean Cocteau, Guillaume Apollinaire, Sacha Guitry, Pierre Mac Orlan, Tristan Bernard or François Bott about Deauville.

Available language: French

>1,5 hr

Gourmet break at the Hôtel Barrière Le Normandy Deauville *****

- Option, at the end of the guided tour-
(to book with a guided tour)

Enjoy the luxury and comfort of the Hôtel Le Normandy. Have a break in a warm and cosy setting, curled up in comfortable velvet armchairs, next to the fireplace, in a private hall or in the terrace if the weather is nice. Taste a snack elegantly served by an attentive personnel. It's the perfect place for a gourmet break!


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