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Deauville, discovery tour in 2 hours

If the legendary Planches constitute an essential stroll, Deauville in perpetual movement offers multiple faces to visitors. On the sea or city side, it highlights its heritage, its neighborhoods and its new spaces. Follow the guide !

Place Claude Lelouch
Place Claude Lelouch Cross the boulevard Cornuché, admire the casino which offers its façade facing the sea, and continue on avenue Lucien Barrière along the Center International de Deauville (convention and event center), you are there . The beach is there. Strategic center, the establishment of the baths on your left answers all your seaside questions. A favorite place for sports enthusiasts and holidaymakers, the sea lice bring together all leisure and relaxation facilities. Olympic swimming pool, thalasso, spa ... there is more to choose from, unless you prefer to tread the famous Planches!
Place Claude Lelouch
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The Trouville-Deauville
Trouville Deauville station The arrival point for many residents and tourists, the station designed in a neo-Norman style has been listed since 2010 as Historic Monuments. We take a look in the travelers' hall with frescoes, made in 1932 by Louis Houpin, representing a map of Deauville Trouville and a map of Normandy. On leaving, you can observe its facade and its roof and you are delighted to be already in the heart of the city.
Station Square
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The Touques peninsula and the Morny basin
Leaving the station, cross for a first contact with the sea. The sailboats moored in the Morny basin are in the foreground of this area of ​​the Presqu'Île de la Touques in total redevelopment. Around the quays of the marina, a new living space is organized over 14 hectares, 45% of which will be dedicated to walking and gentle cycling or walking.
Opposite the station
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Morny Square
Take rue Désiré le Hoc to get to the heart of local life. Place Morny is a very lively place on market days. Unmissable rallying point for a shopping spree, the Deauvillais inevitably meet there. Before stocking up on regional products, we observe the statue of the Duke of Morny, founder of the seaside resort. A memorial plaque pays tribute to him.
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Yves Saint Laurent Square
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 legendary place. Since its inauguration by Nijinsky and the Ballets Russes, its Italian theater has hosted, among other things, the programming of the City's Cultural Season. At the opposite corner, the Normandy Barrière hotel offers its entrance on the “Norman Court” side. Coco Chanel opened its first boutique there in 1913, and invented Chanel beige in reference to the wet sand of the beach.
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The Boards
People come from all over the world to walk there. The opportunity on sunny days to admire the famous five-color parasols, emblems of the city. Two kilometers of beach to consume freely 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", place of exhibition and cultural meetings and continue straight on the promenade of Ornano before turning on the left towards the garden of hearts to hang a padlock symbol of your chabadabadesque love ... athletes will take the adjoining health course.
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Villa Strassburger
Leave the seafront to find the boulevard Eugène Cornuché. Admiring stop in front of the Royal Barrière hotel inaugurated in 1913 which you will bypass by rue Jacques Le Marois. The walk heads up 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 taking a left towards avenue de la République. Make a stop at the square in front of the Saint-Augustin church in the very eclectic style in vogue in 1864. On the left, take avenue Hocquart de Turtot and continue on the left avenue Strassburger. The city's most famous villa, erected in 1907 on the site of the Coteau farm, owned by Gustave Flaubert, is a hymn to Augeronne architecture.
1 avenue Strassburger
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Deauville La Touques Racecourse
Retrace your steps to Boulevard Mauger and follow the Deauville La Touques racecourse. Its 75 hectares host many races, including the prestigious polo matches on the three fields in its center. Continue to the roundabout. The station is looming.
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