Deauville, discovery tour in 2 hours

Pedestrian Circuit

If the mythical "Planches" are a must-see destination, Deauville is constantly on the move and offers visitors many different faces. Whether on the sea side or the city side, it highlights its heritage, its neighborhoods and its new spaces.


4 km
The Trouville-Deauville train station
The Trouville Deauville station Arrival point of many residents and tourists, the station designed in a neo-Norman style is registered since 2010 as a Historic Monument. You can take a look at the frescoes in the passenger hall, created in 1932 by Louis Houpin, representing a map of Deauville Trouville and a map of Normandy. On leaving, we observe its facade and its roof and we are delighted to be already in the heart of the city.
Place de la gare
The Touques peninsula and the Morny basin
As you leave the station, cross over for a first contact with the sea. The sailboats moored in the Morny Basin are in the foreground of this district of the Touques peninsula, which is being completely redeveloped. Around the marina's quays, a new living space is being organized on 14 hectares, 45% of which will be dedicated to walks and soft traffic by bike or on foot.
In front of the station
Place Morny
Take rue Désiré le Hoc to get to the heart of local life. Place Morny is a very lively place on market days. It is the place to go for a shopping trip and the people of Deauville are always there. Before stocking up on regional products, you can see the statue of the Duke of Morny, founder of the seaside resort. A memorial plaque pays tribute to him.
Place Yves Saint Laurent
Continue along the rue Eugène Colas to reach this mini square full of architectural history. Inspired by the Petit Trianon of Versailles, the casino built in 1912 is a mythical place. Since its inauguration by Nijinsky and the Ballets Russes, its Italian-style theater now hosts, among other things, the City's cultural season. At the opposite corner, the Normandy Barrière Hotel offers its entrance on the "Norman Court" side. Coco Chanel opened her first boutique here in 1913, and invented Chanel beige in reference to the wet sand of the beach.
Place Claude Lelouch
Place Claude Lelouch Cross the boulevard Cornuché, admire the casino which offers its facade facing the sea, and continue on the avenue Lucien Barrière along the Centre International de Deauville (congress and events center), you are there. The beach is there. A strategic center, the baths on your left answer all your bathing questions. A favorite place for sportsmen and vacationers, the sea lays bring together all the leisure and relaxation facilities. Olympic swimming pool, thalasso, spa... all you have to do is choose, unless you prefer to walk on the famous boards!
Place Claude Lelouch
Les Planches
People come from all over the world to stroll around. It is an opportunity to admire the famous five-colored parasols, emblems of the city. Two kilometers of beach to be enjoyed at your own pace. Visit the Pompeian baths, a masterpiece by Charles Adda, with typical architecture of the Roaring Twenties. Pass in front of "Le Point de vue", a place of exhibition and cultural meetings, and continue straight ahead on the Ornano promenade before turning left towards the garden of hearts to hang a padlock as a symbol of your love for Chabadabadesque... sportsmen will take the adjacent health course.
Villa Strassburger
Leave the seafront to find the boulevard Eugène Cornuché. Stop in front of the Royal Barrière Hotel inaugurated in 1913 and walk around it on Jacques Le Marois street. The walk is done head in the air to admire the variety of architectural styles of the imposing villas. At the end of the street, turn right onto rue Fracasse before turning left onto avenue de la République. Stop at the square in front of the Saint-Augustin church with its very eclectic style in vogue in 1864. Turn left onto Avenue Hocquart de Turtot and continue left onto Avenue Strassburger. The most famous villa of the city, built in 1907 on the site of the Coteau farm, property of Gustave Flaubert, is a hymn to the architecture of Auvergne.
1 Strassburger Avenue
Deauville La Touques racetrack
Retrace your steps to Mauger Boulevard and walk along the Deauville La Touques racetrack. Its 75 hectares host many races, including the prestigious polo matches on the three fields in its center. Continue to the traffic circle. The train station is in sight.

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Résidence de l'Horloge
Quai de l'Impératrice Eugénie
14800 Deauville
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Place Jean Mermoz
14640 Villers-sur-Mer
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32 bis avenue Michel d'Ornano
14910 Blonville-sur-Mer
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40 rue du Général Leclerc
14113 Villerville
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20 Place Lemercier
14800 Touques
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Promenade Louis Delamare
(behind the first-aid post)
14800 Tourgéville
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