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From remarkable villas to personalities who have marked the city of Deauville, discover the history and stories of Deauville and its emblematic places with the guides of the tourist information offices inDeauville.


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Deauville, History and heritage

Go on a fabulous journey back in time since 1860, when Deauville was founded by the Duke of Morny. This visit will make you discover the exceptional places that have forged the international reputation of the city and the most intimate places that make Deauville the first charming destination in Normandy. Visit also available by coach (provided by you) for a panoramic tour lasting 1 hour with descent on the famous Promenade des Planches.

Available languages: French, English

> 2 km - 1h30


Fun guided tour: Deauville and its puzzles
During a guided tour, discover Deauville and its puzzles! Like a little detective, with the help of our guide, you will decipher the clues sown on your way!
This city tour of around 2 hours will take children to meet essential places, personalities and the history of Deauville. At each stage, they will have to complete a booklet consisting of games, puzzles and other questions allowing them to discover Deauville in a fun way.
This tour is accessible to families and schoolchildren, for children aged 7 to 12 years, helped by their companions and the guide.

Available languages: French, English

> 2h00

The villas circuit
Deauville has kept the charm of its young years and continues to preserve its heritage thanks to the creation in 2005 of a Protection Zone for Architectural, Urban and Landscape Heritage (ZPPAUP). It is all the richness of seaside architecture that we suggest you understand on the course of the most beautiful villas in the city.

Available language: French

> 1h30

Deauville the inspirer

Like outdoor painters and impressionists, many creators, writers, photographers and filmmakers drew their inspiration from Deauville, influenced by the sea and the light, the atmosphere and the ambiance of the city. We invite you to follow in the footsteps of emblematic artists inspired by Deauville.

Available languages: French, English

> 1h30

The Deauville of painters

Follow in the footsteps of these personalities who marked Deauville and painting. Eugène Boudin, Raoul Dufy, Kees Van Dongen, André Hambourg, Pierre Bonnard, Fernand Léger, Fujita ... each in his own way will be inspired by the sea, the light and the atmosphere of the city.

Available language: French

> 1h30

Creators' Deauville: Fashion

Follow in the footsteps of personalities from the fashion world who have marked Deauville: Jeanne Paquin, Paul Poiret, Coco Chanel, Jean Patou, Yves Saint Laurent, etc.

Available languages: French, English

> 1h30

Deauville, a passion for the horse

The horse marked the history of Deauville with its iron from its foundation.
Discover the essential places, the big names in the horse world and the anecdotes which underline Deauville's passion for the horse.
This tour may include a short discovery of Villa Strassburger (subject to availability).

Available languages: French, English

> 1h30 or 2h00 with the Villa Strassburger

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The Deauville of writers

"The Deauville of writers" invites you to an original walk in Deauville, returned by writers who owned a house in or around Deauville, or who regularly stayed there. Through biographical details and fragments of texts, from Gustave Flaubert to Jérôme Garcin, the visit takes you to symbolic places in Deauville seen by Colette, Joseph Kessel, Georges Simenon or Françoise Sagan ... Deauville's human comedy thus brings together, throughout the XNUMXth century, through the chronicles and the eyes of Jean Cocteau, Guillaume Apollinaire, Sacha Guitry, Pierre Mac Orlan, Tristan Bernard or François Bott ... A walk to make you want to dive back into the works that tell us about Deauville.

Available language: French

> 1h30

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

- Optional, following your guided tour -
(inseparable from a guided tour)

Enjoy all the luxury and comfort of Hotel Le Normandy. Take a break in a warm, cozy atmosphere, nestled in comfortable velvet armchairs, near the fireplace, in a private lounge or on the terrace on sunny days. Refined service and attentive staff await you to enjoy a friendly moment. The ideal place for a Gourmet Break!


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