The Northern European influenced architecture, the elegance, the culture, the cuisine, the world famous Hippodrome (horse racing stadium) the Casino, and of course, the beach which stretches for miles! Deauville, located in Normandy, northern France is one of France’s hidden gems!
Deauville Cultural Experience
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Deauville is incredibly unique and is located in Normandy in Northern France.
Well-known all over the world, Deauville is a high-society seaside resort renowned for its festivities and its prestigious establishments. Luxury shops and hotels, charming villas, a world renowned racecourse, a casino and a Thalassotherapy Centre – these are just some of its key features.
It is no surprise Deauville hosts the annual American Film Festival, the place oozes charm and sophistication!
Not to be missed is a tour of the Hippodrome, where people come from all over the world to buy ‘Yearlings’ which are bred and raised here; ‘The Yearlings’ and Stallions of Deauville are exquisite and majestic. Meet the Jockeys, the trainers and the horses themselves!
Opened in 1864, Deauville’s racetrack quickly became one of the first-ranked in France. Deauville-La Tocques is spread across 75 hectares, including 20 tracks, two on turf and one on synthetic sand; three polo fields; and at least 300 horses all year-round. Complete with one of the largest horse training centres in Europe, the Deauville-La Touques racetracks hold high esteem in the French equestrian world.
The yearling sale, takes place around the same time of year. The very best French thoroughbreds and a high-quality selection of foreign foals are available at the Salle Elie de Brignac. The bidding wars offer a captivating and original show that you just can’t find anywhere else.
The highlight of any trip to Deauville is to watch the race and polo horses on their sunset and sunrise visits to the the beach, where the salt water soothes them. It is magical to watch them.
The best place to watch these majestic horses bathing in the sea is from the Terrace Bar of the Novotel Hotel -located in front of the beach.
Quick access to the beach
Health measures: pool, sauna and hammam
£350 per person
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• The above experience can be customised to suit your requirements
• We offer Hotels from 3 stars to 5 stars as well as self catering where possible
• Number of nights are flexible
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Famous for its horse racing, Deauville is home to some of the most majestic stallions in the world. But the magic takes place on Deaville beach every sunset and every sunrise when the stallions bathe in the salt water – it truly is an unforgettable sight.