Deauville, located in the Basse-Normandie region, is an essential destination for high-end tourism in Normandy. This internationally renowned seaside resort has managed to protect its charm by preserving its architectural identity.
A symbol of elegance and the art of living, it attracts visitors to its beaches, palaces, racecourse and numerous entertainment venues. Two hours from Paris, the town offers a casino, a wide range of hotels, restaurants and shops all year round.
The beautiful seaside resort of Deauville is only 35 minutes away from Les Peupliers. Your 4-star campsite in Normandy is therefore very close to Deauville. It’s a must-see destination during your stay. Deauville is one of those little jewels of the flowery coast, such as Cabourg, which is internationally renowned. Very popular with Parisians, the resort has a charm of its own with its wide avenues, its historic buildings from the Belle Epoque and above all its famous beach where so many celebrities have walked the boards.
Dedicated to leisure and vacationing, the city was created from scratch in the 1860s under the impetus of the Duke of Morny, bankers and Parisian investors in the spirit of Haussmann’s Paris.
When you stay at a campsite near Deauville, you can’t miss the beach, which is amazing in many ways. Here you will find two kilometres of fine sand, dotted with colourful parasols and bordered for more than 600 metres by the famous boardwalk. This vast terrace allowed elegant women to walk around without the risk of soiling their long dresses on the sand. 450 art deco cabins are scattered around the planks and the surrounding area. On the beach side, you will find the names of famous American actors who came to attend the Deauville American Film Festival on the wooden crosspieces separating the cabins.
During your camping holiday in Deauville you can take a walk through the old part of the town. It is also called the Coteau district. This is where the old village used to be before the modern imperial Deauville was built. You will enjoy a beautiful view of the city and the sea.
In this flowery and luxurious city, you will certainly want to do some shopping and strolling. Go to the Place Morny in the city centre. Here you will find many shops and nice terraces to eat on. Let yourself go and discover the gastronomy of Normandy. Take a diversion to the Place Yves Saint Laurent and its luxury boutiques. Finally, you can try your luck at the Casino. This beautiful establishment built in 1912 in a baroque style will enchant you with its marble, gilding and majestic crystal chandeliers. You can gamble there but also eat in one of the three restaurants.
A MULTITUDE OF EVENTS
Deauville is also a multitude of events: horse races, auctions, the American and Asian Film Festivals, the Classical Music Festival, the Book Fair and numerous sports activities: thalassotherapy, golf, tennis, horse riding, sailing etc.
Moreover, it offers a total change of scenery with its 1900s villas, its typical Norman half-timbered houses, its boutiques with brand names, its large luxury hotels and its colourful parasols on the fine sandy beach.