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    Trip to Honfluer

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 16, 2015

    No train from Deauville to Honfluer so take bus 20 from bus station.Deauville to bus station Honfluer. Honfluer is a pretty place to visit .I went on a bus at 9-10 fare 2-50 euro Another place to visit would be to Villers sur mer also by bus 20 opposite direction.

    Relections in Honfleur

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    Hit the beach...in October

    by iaint Updated Oct 25, 2008

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    The beach is great. We were there at low tide, and there was acres of it!

    They obviously keep it clean, and were working on it while we were there.

    Plenty of car parking around.

    It was a lovely, mild, sunny October morning, and we had to drag ourselves away.

    looking west doggie heaven October sunshine
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    Château de St-Germain-de-Livet

    by iaint Updated Oct 25, 2008

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    The château is located a little south of Lisieux, itself about 20km south of Deauville. We found it completely by accident - just exploring "off the beaten track".

    Its a wee gem!

    Located in a hamlet ("commune" in French) comprising a church, a couple of houses and the castle, its more of a country house than castle, but a bit more than your average "manoir".

    The architecture is an eclectic mix, as is the interior and the contents. The latter are largely as left by the last occupants who sold it to the town of Lisieux in the 1950s. A moat surrounds it - a family of swans in residence, along with ducks and so on. A flock of peacocks lives in the garden. The whole thing has huge charm.

    You have to take the guided tour. It's in French only, but they have the text in English for those who need it. The building is not big, so the tour is not long. Cost us €6.45 per adult (youngsters free) in October 08. Check the website for current prices and opening times.

    the front north wing, courtyard elevation east wing, courtyard elevation the church entrance
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    Calvados Père Magloire

    by iaint Updated Oct 25, 2008

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    Cider and Calvados production is a big feature of the Auge area, where Deauville is situated. The Père Magloire visitor attraction is actually in Pont L'Evêque - a few miles inland from Deauville - but as visiting the surrounding area is part of the attraction of Deauville, its going on my Deauville pages.

    We were there in late October, so all over the area the apples were still on the trees and being harvested, and this attraction was very topical

    You get a guided tour of the facility for €2.50 per adult (free for u16s) and that includes a free tasting of the products at the end - good value to a true Scot.

    It starts in a small museum with ancient cider making equipment etc. Then you have a brief film explaining the apple growing etc process. Next step is the warehouse where the barrels of Calvados are matured (worth it for the smell alone). Finally, the tasting which takes place in the shop.

    The tasting is generous - you can try the youngest version, or the 20 year old one, and anything in between! The prices are great compared with what you pay in the UK, or even at a French airport. The guide is very informative. The only negative is that they do not make cider or distill Calvados on the site. The process is explained, but seeing it would be better.

    They have another shop and restaurant across the street - local specialties on offer - see my restaurant tips.

    the shop inside the warehouse the museum
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    Famous names at the beach!

    by Pieter11 Written Dec 20, 2004

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    When you walk along the beach of Deauville, you have to pay attention of the little beachhouses. Almost on every house you can find names of celebrities who have once spend their holidays in Deauville. Names like Marlon Brando or Pierce Brosnan are all present!

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    star gazing

    by tigerlily2 Written Jul 13, 2004

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    Every year, at the beginning of september, there's an American film festival in Deauville. Deauville is a very chic town by the sea. There are palaces and a casino here. During the festival ( which lasts about two weeks), you can come close to loads of stars, take pictures and have autographs. It's a lot of fun!

    an old friend of mine....
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    Look at the Yachts

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 15, 2015

    The Bassin Morny is full of yachts of all sizes, if you cant afford you can look. Deauville is the home of an international film festival., with celebrities galore.

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    Architecture

    by alectrevor Updated Mar 15, 2015

    The architecture is a style of its own. Discribed has imposing design and attractive, classed has art. From the time of French high society upper class...

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    The Boardwalk

    by ilovespain Written Nov 9, 2005

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    Remember the movie " A man and a woman"? This is where it all happened some 40 years ago. Still looks the same though.

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    The beach...

    by ilovespain Written Oct 6, 2004

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    Deauville is quite small. During my stay there, I took a walk on the beach every day. It was mid-September, but the tourists were already gone.

    The beach is a bit deserted...

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