Deauville Travel Guide, France
Travel guide – Facts
Situated in the heart of the region Normandy (north of France), with only 4, 069 inhabitants on an area of 357 ha, Deauville is an international seaside resort that can receive up to 3, 000 tourists, not to mention those who camp or come with their boats (1,250 places in the two harbors). Symbol of elegance and of “art de vivre”, it offers a multitude of events and of leisure activities all year round.
Travel guide - Famous Seaside Resort
Being a seaside resort the options for leisure and sports are numerous. A bowling club with 10 alleys, a nautical center with all the possibilities imagined: windsurfing board, kayak, sand yacht, catamaran, surfing, kites or beach-volley. Then you can find a golf course, an equitation school with walks on the beaches, an Olympic Pool, tennis courts, and of course the beaches.
Travel guide - How to get to Deauville:
You can get there by train, from the Saint-Lazare Station in Paris, several arrivals per day, in about a 2 hour voyage, on the highway A3, Paris-Deauville, 186 kilometers. If you are in England then by ferry, from Portsmouth, in a 6 hour crossing and by air, from the International Airport Deauville (9 km from the city) or the International Airport Le Havre (45km from the city).
Travel guide - Where to stay
There are several options for each pocket. Luxury hotels – Royal Barriere and Normandy Barriere. 3 star hotels: Hotel le Trophee, Hotel Marie-Anne, L’Augeval, La Villa Gardenia or Villa Josephine. For 2 star hotels search for Ibis Hotel, Hotel Continental, Hotel du Polo, Hotel Helios, Hotel le Chantilly or Hotel le Patio. If you want to get some of the local flavor ask for Bed and Breakfast: Krischarter, la Cabane a Flot, Le Mascaret. Real Estate agencies rent studios and apartments for at least 15 days; look for agencies such as Agence Daniel Tribhou, Agence Emile Garcin or Agence Monnier. For campers there is a 4 star camping – Camping la Vallee.
Travel guide - Festivals in Deauville
Cinema lovers or food addicts, music or sports fans, they will all find a place to hang out: the Omnivore Food Festival – in January, the Asian Film Festival in March, the Easter Music festival and Salon Livres et Musique in April, Deauville International Week – for sailing fans, in June, and the most famous, The American Film Festival in September.
Deauville is a special destination for those eager to have an active holiday, be it single or in family.
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