Deauville is a small city in the north of France, in Normandy, a seaside resort facing the English Channel. Many believe that it has some of northern France's most impressive and beautiful beaches, and is a well-known tourist destination, thanks to its racecourses for horseracing, its grand casino, hotels, villas and marinas. The city's main attraction is its seaside, since its white beaches and stunning resorts make it one of France's most beautiful summer holiday destinations. The promenade and the seaside cafés only add to the experience. The city has two racecourses (Deauville-La Toques and Clairefontaine), and one of France's largest racehorse training grounds. Another characteristic aspect of the city is that, since 1975, it has hosted an American Film Festival, thanks to which every year Hollywood stars can be seen in its streets. The city's airport has seasonal flights from London, Montpellier and Heraklion, and many charter flights. Additional routes are available at nearby Caen and Le Havre airport, although the easiest way to get to Deauville is by train from Paris. Our online comparison tool, which compares hundreds of airlines, can help you find the best offers for your flight to Deauville in just one click.
Deauville city centre is quite close to the airport, a taxi ride to or from the airport will only take around 15 minutes. Once you have arrived in the city, there is no specific tourist card option for the city itself. Nevertheless, you can buy a Normandie Pass, which for only EUR1 will give you discounts in about 40 museums and places of interest for tourists in the Normandy region, on top of discounts and guides for leisure and cuisine establishments. A visit to France would not be complete without a sample of its great cuisine. Normandy, the region Deauville is in, is famous for its seafood specialties (oysters, mussels, shellfish, etc.) and the Canard à la Rouennaise duck. Furthermore, the Camembert cheese, which is known all over the world, comes from this region. If you wish to see more of the local area, you should visit nearby Caen and Le Havre, two beautiful medieval cities with great cultural heritage. If you want to discover more of France, you can take a train to Paris, and make the most of the connections from there, to see cities like Lyon and Marseille.