An authentic escape in Deauville and Trouville

Subtly marrying a raw charm and a chic atmosphere, Deauville and Trouville watch over the Normandy countryside. Spend a couple of days far from the city hustle in one of these two iconic villages and follow our guide for a total immersion in Normandy’s culture.

Le Collectionist conciergerie's top 5

1 - Walk along the mythical ‘Planches de Deauville’ 

During your stay in Normandy, you can’t miss out on the ‘Planches de Deauville’. As the sun is setting, walk along this iconic promenade between the seafront and the prestigious local hotels. Admire as twilight spreads its golden rays over the twinkling sea, breathe in the Normandy air and then head to Hotel Barrière’s Le Normandy just a few steps away to enjoy tea in this timeless setting.

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Promenade/ Tea room

2 - Visit the D-Day beaches and the American cemetery 

To learn more about Normandy’s history and heritage, take part in a private guided tour of the famous D-Day landing beaches, followed by a stop at the American cemetery. Decades ago, during the Second World War, American allies landed on these five beaches to come to the aid of French soldiers during the Battle of Normandy. Relive their epic for an afternoon that’s both informative and moving.

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History/ Culture

3 - Try your hand at sulking 

Sulking is the perfect activity for horse-riding enthusiasts looking for an experience that’s out of the ordinary during their stay in Deauville. Fancy trying this unique sport? Head to Deauville beach, where an experienced instructor awaits. Take a seat in the pretty wooden cart, harnessed to the saddle of your mount and ride across the sands, eyes fixed on the sea’s horizon.

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Sport/ Beach

4 - Watch a horse race 

Whether you are a keen equestrian or simply looking for the best things to do in Deauville, attending one of the horse races at the Deauville-La Touques racecourse is always a good idea. Take a seat in the stands and admire the racehorses galloping away in a flash. Once they reach the finish line, head to the stables to visit the champions and explore the behind the scenes of this fascinating discipline.

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Horse race/ Lively

5 - Horse ride across the Normandy landscape

Still on the theme of horse riding, share a unique experience with friends or family on a horse ride throughout the picturesque Normandy countryside. Head to one of the region’s many stud farms for an unforgettable equestrian escape. Accompanied by a keen professional, you will travel across Deauville Beach or along Trouville’s country lanes to discover Normandy in a new light.

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Horse riding/ Nature


Where to stay in Deauville and Trouville 

The centre of Deauville

For a weekend in the heart of the action, opt for the centre of Deauville. Choose from among one of our most beautiful villas in Normandy and stay a stone’s throw away from the historic hotels, chic boutiques and fine-dining restaurants.

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Town centre/ Activities


Villa des Glycines



On the hunt for a rural escape a couple of hours from Paris? Head to Saint-Etienne-la-Thillaye, a charming village a couple of kilometres away from Deauville. A true sanctuary, surrounded by green fields and breathtaking landscapes, it’s the ideal place for those looking for a calm, serene retreat away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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Village/ Calm


Villa Adèle



In the heart of the Normandy countryside, Tourgéville village will enchant you with its traditional charm and warm atmosphere. With its cobbled streets and lush greenery, Tourgéville is synonymous with tranquillity, while still being close to the effervescent Deauville.

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Countryside/ Nature


Manoir des Malières



Step back in time, staying in Bonneville-sur-Touques. Not far from Deauville, immerse yourself in Normandy’s classic charm and Mediaeval setting from this picturesque coastal village, visiting the famous fortified castle

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Coastal village/ Historic


Pressoir des Capucines



In the east of Trouville, fall under the seaside charm of the coastal village Villerville. Right by the sea, head there for your family holidays, disconnected and far from the stress of daily life. 

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Village/ Seaside


Manoir Alex


For more inspiration, discover the enchanting story of Villa Monet in Trouville to immerse yourself in Normandy’s quaint and welcoming atmosphere

The best spots in Deauville and Trouville

Les Planches 

Les Planches is without a doubt one of the most emblematic spots in Deauville, even in all of Normandy! Much more than a simple seaside promenade, this long wooden stretch is lined with pretty coloured cabins each named after an American actor or director. More than just a charming village, Deauville welcomes the American Film Festival each year! At sunset, watch from Les Planches a sight that is categorically not to be missed. Take a seat at a table at one of the nearby charming cafés and admire the breathtaking view of one of the most beautiful beaches in Normandy

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Iconic/ Seaside

L’Hôtel Le Royal Barrière

A true masterpiece of Normandy architecture, Hôtel Le Royal Barrière is an emblem of Deauville elegance. For an exceptional culinary experience, dine at Côté Royal, one of our favourite fine-dining restaurants in Deauville. Its menu, devised by chef Éric Provost, pays tribute to local produce and French flavours. After a delicious dinner, dive into the intimate atmosphere at L’Étrier, the hotel’s bar, to sip on a delicious cocktail lulled by the melody of the piano bar

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5* hotel/ Gastronomy

Les Vapeurs

Founded in 1927, the brasserie Les Vapeurs is a culinary institution in Trouville. On the menu find delicious freshly-caught fish, dishes abundant with seafood and other sea delicacies, served in a relaxed and welcoming atmosphere. This emblematic brasserie embodies Normandy’s authentic cuisine and the best of local traditions. 

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Brasserie/ Local

The best restaurants in Deauville and Trouville

Le Comptoir et la Table

This iconic bistrot delights tourists’ and celebrities’ tastebuds alike with its typical Normandy dishes, served in a warm and chic setting. Book a table on the terrace and savour the delicious cuisine, from the sea and the land, while admiring the view over Deauville’s picturesque port. 

Le Comptoir et la Table
1 Quai de la Marine, 14800 Deauville

Les Mouettes

Looking out on a charming cobbled street along Trouville’s port, the restaurant Les Mouettes is an ode to the region’s cuisine. From its delicious shellfish linguine to its tuna steak accompanied by fresh tomatoes and olive oil, each dish in this quaint restaurant highlights local produce with an unrivalled creativity.

Les Mouettes
11 Rue des Bains, 14360 Trouville-sur-Mer

Bouillon Morny

Nestled in the historical heart of Deauville, Bouillon Morny is an unmissable address just a stone’s throw away from the famous Place Morny. With its rustic decor and its welcoming ambience, try dishes that are as comforting and delicious. From shellfish with truffle cream to beef bourguignon and shepherd’s pie, savour the magic of simple pleasures.

Bouillon Morny
7 Rue Breney, 14800 Deauville


Situated in Trouville, Marinette is a must for lovers of classic French gastronomy. Between its rustic wooden decor and its traditional dishes, carefully prepared with local seasonal produce, each meal at Marinette invites you to travel through time.

156 Bd Fernand Moureaux, 14360 Trouville-sur-Mer

Deauville as a family 

Horse ride along the beach

Deauville is the ideal place for equestrian enthusiasts. The region is home to many stud farms, offering lessons and horse rides, adapted to all levels. Children and teens could hop into the saddle and embark on a journey to discover Deauville’s natural landscapes at a trot or gallop.

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Horse riding/ Nature

Visit a cider factory 

Wondering what are the best things to do in Normandy as a family? Why not visit a traditional cider factory? Deauville and Trouville villages are surrounded by many distilleries which open their doors to visitors of all ages. After discovering the secrets behind the making of this delicious beverage, you could join in and make your own liquor. 

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Artisan/ Fun

Take a painting or music class

Wondering how to entertain your little ones on a rainy day in Deauville or Trouville? Let our luxury concierge organise a painting or music class from the comfort of your luxury villa in Normandy and spark your family’s creativity. Trust in us to select the region’s best professionals and transform your living room into an artists’ studio.

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Art/ At home

Le Collectionist exclusive experiences in Deauville and Trouville 

Fine-dining at home 

Wanting to organise a dinner that your guests will be talking about for years to come? The Le Collectionist teams will transform your dining room or garden in your luxury villa into a sanctuary to rival a Michelin-star restaurant. Our concierge will call on the best chefs in the area to concoct a fine-dining meal tailored to your tastes, highlighting local flavours for an unforgettable family experience

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Gastronomy/ At home

Tailor-made well-being session

Need to recharge your batteries during your stay in Deauville or Trouville? Trust our team to leave you in the expert hands of the professional masseuse and create a tailor-made wellbeing session to relax in the comfort and intimacy of your luxury rental in Normandy.

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Wellbeing/ At home

Travel around in a vintage car

Travel in style down Normandy’s roads, renting a vintage car for your next stay in Deauville or Trouville. Choose from a classic car full of character or a luxury model that’s both elegant and comfortable, and breathe in fresh Normandy air driving through the green fields and seaside landscapes.

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Car/ Landscape

Deauville in the eyes of...

"What I love most at the Villa Monet, is its miscellaneous atmosphere, and mix of inspirations and styles, where the smallest detail is like a Madeleine de Proust. "

Eléonore de La Grandière

When to go to Deauville and Trouville? 

In spring

In spring, bright colours and blooming gardens are peppered throughout Normandy, offering an idyllic backdrop for relaxing strolls in the soft sea breeze. Many cultural events take place during this period, bringing life to the region after a long winter hibernation. 

In summer

Head to Deauville and Trouville in summer to lounge under the Normandy sun in a private atmosphere. Between relaxing on the beach, bathing in the refreshing sea and dining on the terrace, summer is the perfect season for family holidays in Normandy.

In autumn

In autumn, as the temperatures drop and the amber leaves start to fall, Deauville and Trouville shine. Recharge your batteries walking by the sea or organise a cultural escape attending the unmissable American Film Festival, which takes place annually in September in Deauville.

A sneak peak of our Deauville and Trouville collection


Villa Leonard


Manoir Ablon



Villa Monet



Domaine de Courson